(January 1964)

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:
Marvel Comics Group
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 November 1963. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


Thor's Showdown With Mr. Hyde! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Mister Hyde [Calvin Zabo]; Jane Foster
Reprints:

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

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
X-513

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Mister Hyde [Calvin Zabo]; Jane Foster; Odin
Synopsis:
Mister Hyde kidnaps Don Blake and Jane Foster and then tries to steal a submarine using Jane as a hostage. Jane stops Thor from catching Hyde because she thinks that Don is still in danger. The police realize that Hyde framed Thor for the bank robbery, but Jane's actions convince Odin that she is unworthy of immortality.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Tricky Travel (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
[K-19]

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Eli Twiddle; Mr. Hardy
Synopsis:
A travel agent has the ability to travel in his dreams, but eventually he grows out of it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Unreal! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
Matt Fox
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-506

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A man recounts a dream to a psychiatrist, in which he meets and fights an alien on an expedition. The psychiatrist dismisses the importance of the dream, since the alien "human" that he describes couldn't exist.

Indexer Notes

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

The Storm Giants [The Boyhood of Thor!] (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard Home of the Mighty Norse Gods! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-520

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

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. First in "The Boyhood of Thor!" series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Thor's Showdown With Mr. Hyde!
    The Mighty Thor!
  2. 1. The Master Plan of Mr. Hyde!
    The Mighty Thor!
  3. 2. Tricky Travel
  4. 3. The Unreal!
  5. 4. The Storm Giants [The Boyhood of Thor!]
    Tales of Asgard Home of the Mighty Norse Gods!
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