(June 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 April 1964. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements. From this issue, Journey into mystery is solely a Thor book, with a Tales of Asgard back-up.

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


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

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

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Cobra [Klaud Vorhees]; Mister Hyde [Calvin Zabo]
Reprints:

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

The Mighty Thor! / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-681

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor [Donald Blake]; Cobra [Klaus Vorhees]; Mister Hyde [Calvin Zabo]; Jane Foster; Avengers [Iron Man; Captain America; Giant-Man; Wasp] (cameo)
Synopsis:
The Cobra meets Mister Hyde and they join forces to defeat Thor. They track Thor to Dr. Blake's office, and demand that Blake help them find Thor. Blake becomes Thor while their backs are turned and fights the two villains until they manage to take his hammer from him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. This story is continues in next issue.

Marauder (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
[H-584]

Genre:
war
Characters:
KKpt. Karl Friedrich von Müller; Heinrich
Synopsis:
A successful German commerce raider meets its match in an Australian cruiser off Malaya.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continues in the next issue. Printed between the pages of the Thor story.

This story is a reasonably accurate fictionalised account of the destruction of the Dresden-Class Light Cruiser SMS Emden in November 1914. In reality the Emden's second-in-command was Captain-Lieutenant Helmut von Mücke, not 'Heinrich'. Though the second's name in this story is incorrect, von Mücke did survive his ship's destruction while commanding a landing party, as depicted.

Two More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Advertises Avengers (Marvel, 1963) #5 (May 1964) and X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #5 (May 1964). Printed between the Thor and Tales of Asgard story.

When Heimdall Failed! [Origin of Heimdall Part 2] (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:
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-682

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Heimdall; King Brimer; Queen Nedra (introduction); Odin
Synopsis:
In hope of attacking Asgard, King Brimer and Queen Nedra send a Vanna to pass by Heimdall and spy on them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Second in the Heimdall biography series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Cobra and Mr. Hyde!
    The Mighty Thor!
  2. 1. The Cobra and Mr. Hyde!
    The Mighty Thor!
  3. 2. Marauder
  4. 3. Two More Triumphs for Marvel..!
  5. 4. When Heimdall Failed! [Origin of Heimdall Part 2]
    Tales of Asgard Home of the Mighty Norse Gods!
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