(February 1963)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Atlas Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
MC
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in December 1962. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.


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

The Mighty Thor! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]
Reprints:

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

The Mighty Thor! / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray Holloway
Job Number:
X-29

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Jane Foster; Thug Thatcher (introduction); Vince (introduction); Max (introduction); Ruby (introduction); Odin (cameo)
Synopsis:
A gangster wounded in an escape has his men kidnap Dr. Blake to operate on his gunshot wound. Blake transforms himself into Thor and brings the gang to justice, as well as rescuing Jane.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

From Outer Space (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
[9498]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jonathan Ditmar
Synopsis:
When hostile aliens come to Earth of the future they are persuaded not to enslave humanity because of Earth's music.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Barker's Body Shop! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Sol Brodsky
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-30

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Carl Barker
Synopsis:
A crooked mechanic hires a drifter to customize a car, promising enough money for him to get home. When he refuses to pay the man the drifter takes the car instead, which he converted to be able to fly him home to the stars.
Reprints:

When the Switch Is Pulled... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dr. von Richter; Ludvig
Synopsis:
A time machine seems not to work, but actually travelled in a complete loop through time back to its point of origin.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Starring the Mighty...Thor! The Most Colorful Super Hero of All!!!
    The Mighty Thor!
  2. 1. The Thunder God and The Thug!
    The Mighty Thor!
  3. 2. From Outer Space
  4. 3. Barker's Body Shop!
  5. 4. When the Switch Is Pulled...
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