(February 2001)

Marvel, 2001 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
14.95 USD
Pages:
548
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
ISBN:
0-7851-0761-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978078510761351495; 75960610761200111
Editing:
Ben Abernathy
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound Trade Paperback

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Collects the Thor and Tales of Asgard stories from Journey Into Mystery #83-112.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Steve Buccellato

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

The cover art is reprinted from the splash page of the Thor story from Journey Into Mystery #83.

Introducing... the Mighty Thor! The Most Exciting Super-Hero of All Time!! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor
Reprints:

"The Stone Men from Saturn!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
V-786

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor (Intro; Origin); Don Blake (Intro); Gorr (Intro)
Synopsis:
Origin of Thor.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Thor, Don Blake and Gorr, origin of Thor.

Featuring: the Mighty Thor, Captured by "The Executioner" (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Don Blake; Jane Foster
Reprints:

The Mighty Thor vs. the Executioner (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Don Blake; Jane Foster (Intro); Comrade Executioner (Intro; Death)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Jane Foster.

Never Before Has the Mighty Thor Faced a Foe as Dangerous as Loki, the God of Mischief!! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki
Reprints:

"Trapped by Loki, the God of Mischief!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki (Intro); Heimdall (Intro); Odin (Intro); Don Blake; Jane Foster; Balder (Intro); Tyr (Intro)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearances of Odin, Heimdall, Tyr, Balder, and Loki.

["How can I defeat the Tomorrow Man when he can fade into a different year before I reach him??"] (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man
Reprints:

"On the Trail of the Tomorrow Man!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
V-913

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Zarkko the Tomorrow Man (Villain; First Appearance); Jane Foster; Odin; Don Blake
Synopsis:
Zarrko of the year 2262 goes back in time and steals a cobalt bomb in 1962, but Thor chases him forward in time and defeats him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number not listed in comic, came from the splash page of the original art. Presented in two parts; Part 2 is titled "Flight To The Future."

"Prisoner of the Reds!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor
Reprints:

"Prisoner of the Reds!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
V-947

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Jane Foster; Don Blake; Colonel Edward Harrison
Reprints:

See Thor, the Mightiest Hero of All, as He Dares Face "The Terrible Vengeance of Loki!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki; Odin
Reprints:

"The Vengeance of Loki!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki; Odin; Jane Foster; Don Blake; Heimdall
Reprints:

Starring the Mighty... Thor! The Most Colorful Super Hero of All!!! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor
Reprints:

The Thunder God and the Thug! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Ray Holloway
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Jane Foster; Don Blake; Thug Thatcher; Odin; Vince; Max; Ruby
Reprints:

Starring the Mighty Thor -- Battling the Super-Creature from Space... the Carbon Copy Man! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Carbon-Copy Man [Zano]
Reprints:

"Trapped By the Carbon-Copy Man!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Letters:
Terry Szenics
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Ugarth, War Lord of Xarta; Zano; Don Blake; Odin; Jane Foster; Mayor Harris; Carbon-Copy Man [Zano]
Reprints:

"Sandu, Master of the Supernatural" Was Only a Mortal... but, His Powers Were the Powers of Loki Himself! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki; Sandu
Reprints:

"Sandu, Master of the Supernatural!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Letters:
Terry Szenics
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki; Odin; Don Blake; Sandu (Intro); Jane Foster; The Valkyries (Intro)
Reprints:

The Mighty Thor Cannot Reach His Enchanted Hammer! Is This to Be Loki's Final Victory?? (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers ?; Jack Kirby ?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki
Reprints:

The Day Loki Stole Thor's Magic Hammer (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Robert Bernstein (Script; as R. Berns)
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Letters:
Martine Epp
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki; Heimdall; Neri (Intro); Jane Foster; Don Blake; Odin; Fricka (Intro)
Reprints:

Even the Mighty Thor Is Forced to Obey the Sinister Commands of the Awesome "Radio-Active Man!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Radio-Active Man [Chen Lu]
Reprints:

"The Mysterious Radio-Active Man!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Robert Bernstein (Script; as R. Berns)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Ray Holloway
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-202

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Chen Lu (Intro); Don Blake; Radio-Active Man [Chen Lu] (Intro); General Fu; Jane Foster
Reprints:

See Mighty Thor and Evil Loki Unite, to Battle the Human Race, as the Marvel Comics Group Ushers in the Marvel Age of Comics! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki
Reprints:

"Thor and Loki Attack the Human Race!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Robert Bernstein (Script; as R. Berns)
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-228

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki; Don Blake; Heimdall; Odin
Reprints:

["You have finally met the one enemy you can never defeat, Thor!"] [Journey Into Mystery #95] (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Duplicate Thor
Reprints:

"The Demon Duplicators!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Robert Bernstein (Script; as R. Berns)
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Duplicate Thor; Odin; Professor Zaxton (Intro; Death); Don Blake; Jane Foster; Duplicate Professor Zaxton
Reprints:

Thrill to the Battle of Titans -- as Mighty Thor Faces the Awesome Power of Merlin the Mad! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Merlin
Reprints:

Defying the Magic of... Mad Merlin! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Robert Bernstein (Script; as R. Berns)
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Jane Foster; Don Blake; VILLAIN: Merlin (I); CAMEOS: Loki; John F. Kennedy; Caroline Kennedy; CAMEO FLASHBACK: King Arthur
Synopsis:
Merlin is awakened after a thousand years and immediately decides to try and take over the world; He battles Thor using familiar Washington D.C. monuments.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

According to The Mighty Thor Comics Index #5 by George Olshevsky this is not the same Merlin that is in the Black Knight comics. This Merlin is a mutant who later became the Warlock and the Maha Yogi in X-Men #30 and #47.

Lee and Kirby Combine Talents to Bring You Mighty Thor Battling the Amazing Lava Man! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Lava Man; Odin
Reprints:

The Mighty Thor Battles... the Lava Man (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Don Heck
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Lava Man (Intro); Don Blake; Jane Foster; Odin; Loki; Dr. Bruce Andrews (Intro)
Reprints:

Tales of..... Asgard! Home of the Mighty Norse Gods (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Odin; Surtur (Introduction); Ymir (Introduction; Origin); Buri (Introduction; Origin); Borr (Introduction)
Synopsis:
Story about how Odin and his brothers protected the Earth while waiting for the coming of man.
Reprints:

Think You Got Troubles Wait Till You See What Happens to... Thor When He Meets... the Human Cobra! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Cobra [Klaus Vorhees]; Jane Foster
Reprints:

"Challenged by the Human Cobra!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-451

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Jane Foster; Dr. Bruce Andrews; Odin; Klaus Vorhees (I); Professor Shecktor; Cobra [Klaus Vorhees] (I)(O)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin and first appearance of the Cobra.

Odin Battles Ymir, King of the Ice Giants (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Don Heck
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-452

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Odin; Ymir
Synopsis:
Story of Odin defeating Ymir.
Reprints:

The Mighty Thor Meets the Most Dramatic Super-Foe of the Year... the Mysterious Mister Hyde! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Don Blake; Jane Foster; Mr. Hyde [Calvin Zabo]
Reprints:

"The Mysterious Mister Hyde!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-512

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Calvin Zabo (I); Jane Foster; Mr. Hyde [Calvin Zabo] (I)(O); Odin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin and first appearance of Mr. Hyde, story continues in Journey Into Mystery #100.

Surtur the Fire Demon! (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-498

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Odin; Surtur
Synopsis:
Story of how Odin trapped Surtur in the center of the Earth.
Reprints:

You Will Never Forget "Thor's Showdown with Mr. Hyde!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Mr. Hyde; Jane Foster
Reprints:

"The Master Plan of Mr. Hyde!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-513

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Mr. Hyde; Jane Foster; Don Blake; Odin
Reprints:

"The Storm Giants" (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-520

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki; Odin; Agnar, King of the Eagles (Intro)
Synopsis:
Thor and Loki (as children) defeat three Storm Giants and return the Golden Apples of Iduna.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First in the Boyhood of Thor series.

The Mighty Thor Thrills You as Never Before in... "The Return of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man
Reprints:

"The Return of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man; Hank Pym; Tony Stark; Avengers [Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp; Iron Man [Tony Stark]]; Odin; Loki; Heimdall; Norn Hag (Intro); Don Blake; Mr. Hyde (flashback); Jane Foster (flashback)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Norn Hag and the Well of Centures, story continued in Journey Into Mystery #102.

"The Invasion of Asgard!" (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-568

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki; Heimdall; Norn Hag; Ulfrin the Dragon (Intro); Skoll (Intro); Hati (Intro); Rime Giants (Intro); Geirrodur (Intro); Odin
Synopsis:
Thor holds off the enemies of Asgard until help arrives.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The second Boyhood of Thor story, first appearances of Skoll and Hati the Wolf Gods, Ulfrin the Dragon, Rime Giants and Geirrodur the Troll.

Slave of "The Tomorrow Man!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man
Reprints:

"Slave of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-573

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man; Loki; Odin
Reprints:

"Death" Comes to Thor! (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Thor; Hela, Goddess of Death (Intro); The Three Norn Fates (Intro); Balder; Sif (Intro); King Rugga (Intro)
Synopsis:
Thor (at the age of 18) rescues Sif from Hela, goddess of Death, and earns the right to carry the Hammer of Odin.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Third in the Boyhood of Thor series, first appearances of Hela, Goddess of Death, The Three Norn Fates, King Rugga and Sif.

The Enchantress and the Executioner! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Enchantress; Executioner
Reprints:

"The Enchantress and the Executioner!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Jane Foster; Odin; Don Blake; VILLAINS: Enchantress (I); Executioner (I); Loki; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man
Synopsis:
Loki and Odin conspire to end Thor's infatuation with Jane Foster by sending the Enchantress to seduce him away from his mortal love; The heavy handed Executioner fouls things up and the mission is unsuccessful.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

At this point, the stories take a turn to Asgardian themes and backdrops, first appearances of the Enchantress and the Executioner.

"Thor's Mission to Mirmir!" (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-625

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Thor; Sindri, King of the Dwarfs (Intro); Skord (Intro); Gullin, the Boar God (Intro); King Mirmir (Intro); Aske (Intro); Embla (Intro)
Synopsis:
Story of how Odin created the first humans.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Fourth in the Boyhood of Thor series, next story in this series is in Thor #252. First appearances of Sindri, King of the Dwards, Skord, Gullin, the Boar God, King Mirmir, Aske (first male human); Embla (first female human) and the ship Skipbladner.

Nothing You Have Ever Seen Before Can Equal the Breath-Taking Spectacle of "Giants Walk the Earth!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Surtur; Skagg
Reprints:

"Giants Walk the Earth!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-636

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin; Balder; Heimdall; Surtur; Skagg; Loki; Enchantress; Executioner; Don Blake; Jane Foster
Reprints:

Heimdall Guardian of the Mystic Rainbow Bridge! (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Don Heck
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Heimdall; Odin; Agnar the Fierce (Intro); Gotron, the Agile (Intro); King of the Storm Giants (name Brimer is revealed in the next issue) (Intro)
Synopsis:
Story of how Heimdall earned the right to guard the Rainbow Bridge.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First in the Heimdall Biography series, first appearances of Agnar the Fierce, Gotron, the Agile and the King of the Storm Giants (Brimer).

Back on the Rampage Again!! "The Cobra and Mr. Hyde!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Cobra; Mr. Hyde
Reprints:

"The Cobra and Mr. Hyde!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-681

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Avengers [Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp]; Calvin Zabo; Cobra; Mr. Hyde [Calvin Zabo]; Don Blake; Jane Foster
Synopsis:
The Cobra and Mr. Hyde team up, forming a long-standing team.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The customary back-up mystery story is dropped in favor of longer Thor stories. This story is continued in Journey Into Mystery #106.

"When Heimdall Failed!" (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-682

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Heimdall; King Brimer; Queen Nedra (Intro); Odin; a Vanna (an air-sprite) (Intro)
Synopsis:
Story of how an Air Spirit snuck past Heimdall.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Second in the Heimdall Biography series, first appearances of Queen Nedra and a Vanna (an air-sprite).

The Thunder God Strikes Back! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Mr. Hyde; The Cobra
Reprints:

"The Thunder God Strikes Back!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-704

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Mr. Hyde [Calvin Zabo]; The Cobra; Don Blake; Calvin Zabo; Jane Foster
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story continues from Journey Into Mystery #105.

Balder "The Brave" (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-718

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Balder; Odin; Thor; Tyr (Intro); Honir (Intro)
Synopsis:
Story of how Balder gained his invincibility.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First in the Balder Biography series, first appearances of Tyr and Honir.

New! Different! Seemingly Unbeatable! You and Thor Are About to Meet: "The Grey Gargoyle!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Grey Gargoyle
Reprints:

"When the Grey Gargoyle Strikes!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-725

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Grey Gargoyle [Paul Duval] (Intro; Origin); Don Blake; Jane Foster; Paul Duval (Intro)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance and origin of the Grey Gargoyle.

"Balder Must Die!" (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-738

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Balder; Loki; Norn Queen (later known as Karnilla) (Intro); Norn Queen's servant (later known as Haag) (Intro)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Second in the Balder Biography series, first appearance of the Norn Queen (Karnilla) and her servant (Haag).

See Thor Battle Loki, Prince of Evil, for the Life of Lovely Jane Foster. (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki; Jane Foster; Dr. Strange
Reprints:

"At the Mercy of Loki, Prince of Evil!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-749

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Dr. Strange; Avengers [Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp]; Odin; Don Blake; Jane Foster; Heimdall; Loki (Villain)
Reprints:

"Trapped by the Trolls!" (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-750

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Thor; King Sindri of the Dwarvfs (Villain); Dwarfs; Trolls
Reprints:

Featuring the Menace of... Magneto, Most Powerful of the Evil Mutants! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Magneto; Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Mastermind; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver; Toad]
Reprints:

"When Magneto Strikes!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-789

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Magneto (Villain); Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch; Mastermind; Toad] (Villain); Don Blake; Jane Foster; X-Men (mostly unseen)
Reprints:

"Banished From Asgard!" (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-781

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin; Arkin the Weak (Villain; Intro); Queen Knorda (Villain; Intro)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearances of Arkin the Weak and Queen Knorda.

In Which the Desperate Thunder God Finds... "Every Hand Against Him!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Mr. Hyde; Cobra; Jane Foster
Reprints:

"Every Hand Against Him!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-811

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin; Heimdall; Jane Foster; Don Blake; Loki (Villain); Cobra (Villain); Mr. Hyde (Villain)
Reprints:

The Defeat of Odin! (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-814

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin; Prince Rivvak (Villain; Intro)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Prince Rivvak.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Mr. Hyde; Cobra; Balder
Reprints:

"The Power of the Thunder God!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin; Balder; Hardol the Healer (Intro); Jane Foster; Loki (Villain); Cobra (Villain); Mr. Hyde (Villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Hardol the Healer.

"The Secret of Sigurd!" (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki; Balder; Sigurd (Villain; Intro)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Sigurd.

The Mighty Thunder God! Vs. the Incredible Hulk! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Hulk
Reprints:

The Mighty Thor Battles the Incredible Hulk! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Avengers [Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp] (flashback); Hulk (flashback); Sub-Mariner (flashback); Odin; Hulk
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The majority of this story is a flashback to the events of Avengers #3 (both previously shown and new scenes elaborated on).

"The Coming of Loki!" (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Loki (Origin part 1; 1st chron. app.); Odin; Laufey (Loki's father; Villain; Intro; Death)
Synopsis:
The Asgardians battle the Giants.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of Loki's origin. First biographical Loki story, the first appearance and death of Laufey. Chronologically first appearance of Loki.

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up (Table of Contents)

Thor / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
X-811

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Signed: May the eyes of Asgard smile down on thee--- Thor

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up (Table of Contents)

Loki / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Loki
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Although the pin-up page itself is from Journey Into Mystery #111, the artwork used for this pin-up page, the picture of Loki, is from the cover of Journey Into Mystery #92. The writing on the pin-up reads: Loki the Evil One! Thor's Eternal Enemy!

Thor (Table of Contents)

Thor / character profile / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson; Steve Saffel
Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pages accidentally printed out of sequence: 1, 3, 4, 2.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Thor / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Steve Buccellato
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

The illustration is a detail from pg. 6, panel 3 of the Thor story from Journey Into Mystery #83.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  2. 1. Introducing... the Mighty Thor! The Most Exciting Super-Hero of All Time!!
    Thor
  3. 2. "The Stone Men from Saturn!"
    Thor
  4. 3. Featuring: the Mighty Thor, Captured by "The Executioner"
    Thor
  5. 4. The Mighty Thor vs. the Executioner
    Thor
  6. 5. Never Before Has the Mighty Thor Faced a Foe as Dangerous as Loki, the God of Mischief!!
    Thor
  7. 6. "Trapped by Loki, the God of Mischief!"
    Thor
  8. 7. ["How can I defeat the Tomorrow Man when he can fade into a different year before I reach him??"]
    Thor
  9. 8. "On the Trail of the Tomorrow Man!"
    Thor
  10. 9. "Prisoner of the Reds!"
    Thor
  11. 10. "Prisoner of the Reds!"
    Thor
  12. 11. See Thor, the Mightiest Hero of All, as He Dares Face "The Terrible Vengeance of Loki!"
    Thor
  13. 12. "The Vengeance of Loki!"
    Thor
  14. 13. Starring the Mighty... Thor! The Most Colorful Super Hero of All!!!
    Thor
  15. 14. The Thunder God and the Thug!
    Thor
  16. 15. Starring the Mighty Thor -- Battling the Super-Creature from Space... the Carbon Copy Man!
    Thor
  17. 16. "Trapped By the Carbon-Copy Man!"
    Thor
  18. 17. "Sandu, Master of the Supernatural" Was Only a Mortal... but, His Powers Were the Powers of Loki Himself!
    Thor
  19. 18. "Sandu, Master of the Supernatural!"
    Thor
  20. 19. The Mighty Thor Cannot Reach His Enchanted Hammer! Is This to Be Loki's Final Victory??
    Thor
  21. 20. The Day Loki Stole Thor's Magic Hammer
    Thor
  22. 21. Even the Mighty Thor Is Forced to Obey the Sinister Commands of the Awesome "Radio-Active Man!"
    Thor
  23. 22. "The Mysterious Radio-Active Man!"
    Thor
  24. 23. See Mighty Thor and Evil Loki Unite, to Battle the Human Race, as the Marvel Comics Group Ushers in the Marvel Age of Comics!
    Thor
  25. 24. "Thor and Loki Attack the Human Race!"
    Thor
  26. 25. ["You have finally met the one enemy you can never defeat, Thor!"] [Journey Into Mystery #95]
    Thor
  27. 26. "The Demon Duplicators!"
    Thor
  28. 27. Thrill to the Battle of Titans -- as Mighty Thor Faces the Awesome Power of Merlin the Mad!
    Thor
  29. 28. Defying the Magic of... Mad Merlin!
    Thor
  30. 29. Lee and Kirby Combine Talents to Bring You Mighty Thor Battling the Amazing Lava Man!
    Thor
  31. 30. The Mighty Thor Battles... the Lava Man
    Thor
  32. 31. Tales of..... Asgard! Home of the Mighty Norse Gods
    Tales of Asgard
  33. 32. Think You Got Troubles Wait Till You See What Happens to... Thor When He Meets... the Human Cobra!
    Thor
  34. 33. "Challenged by the Human Cobra!"
    Thor
  35. 34. Odin Battles Ymir, King of the Ice Giants
    Tales of Asgard
  36. 35. The Mighty Thor Meets the Most Dramatic Super-Foe of the Year... the Mysterious Mister Hyde!
    Thor
  37. 36. "The Mysterious Mister Hyde!"
    Thor
  38. 37. Surtur the Fire Demon!
    Tales of Asgard
  39. 38. You Will Never Forget "Thor's Showdown with Mr. Hyde!"
    Thor
  40. 39. "The Master Plan of Mr. Hyde!"
    Thor
  41. 40. "The Storm Giants"
    Tales of Asgard
  42. 41. The Mighty Thor Thrills You as Never Before in... "The Return of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man!"
    Thor
  43. 42. "The Return of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man!"
    Thor
  44. 43. "The Invasion of Asgard!"
    Tales of Asgard
  45. 44. Slave of "The Tomorrow Man!"
    Thor
  46. 45. "Slave of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man!"
    Thor
  47. 46. "Death" Comes to Thor!
    Tales of Asgard
  48. 47. The Enchantress and the Executioner!
    Thor
  49. 48. "The Enchantress and the Executioner!"
    Thor
  50. 49. "Thor's Mission to Mirmir!"
    Tales of Asgard
  51. 50. Nothing You Have Ever Seen Before Can Equal the Breath-Taking Spectacle of "Giants Walk the Earth!"
    Thor
  52. 51. "Giants Walk the Earth!"
    Thor
  53. 52. Heimdall Guardian of the Mystic Rainbow Bridge!
    Tales of Asgard
  54. 53. Back on the Rampage Again!! "The Cobra and Mr. Hyde!"
    Thor
  55. 54. "The Cobra and Mr. Hyde!"
    Thor
  56. 55. "When Heimdall Failed!"
    Tales of Asgard
  57. 56. The Thunder God Strikes Back!
    Thor
  58. 57. "The Thunder God Strikes Back!"
    Thor
  59. 58. Balder "The Brave"
    Tales of Asgard
  60. 59. New! Different! Seemingly Unbeatable! You and Thor Are About to Meet: "The Grey Gargoyle!"
    Thor
  61. 60. "When the Grey Gargoyle Strikes!"
    Thor
  62. 61. "Balder Must Die!"
    Tales of Asgard
  63. 62. See Thor Battle Loki, Prince of Evil, for the Life of Lovely Jane Foster.
    Thor
  64. 63. "At the Mercy of Loki, Prince of Evil!"
    Thor
  65. 64. "Trapped by the Trolls!"
    Tales of Asgard
  66. 65. Featuring the Menace of... Magneto, Most Powerful of the Evil Mutants!
    Thor
  67. 66. "When Magneto Strikes!"
    Thor
  68. 67. "Banished From Asgard!"
    Tales of Asgard
  69. 68. In Which the Desperate Thunder God Finds... "Every Hand Against Him!"
    Thor
  70. 69. "Every Hand Against Him!"
    Thor
  71. 70. The Defeat of Odin!
    Tales of Asgard
  72. 71. [untitled]
    Thor
  73. 72. "The Power of the Thunder God!"
    Thor
  74. 73. "The Secret of Sigurd!"
    Tales of Asgard
  75. 74. The Mighty Thunder God! Vs. the Incredible Hulk!
    Thor
  76. 75. The Mighty Thor Battles the Incredible Hulk!
    Thor
  77. 76. "The Coming of Loki!"
    Tales of Asgard
  78. 77. A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
    Thor
  79. 78. A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
    Loki
  80. 79. Thor
    Thor
  81. 80. [untitled]
    Thor
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