(September 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 July 1964. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


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

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki; Jane Foster; Doctor Strange
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Brodsky cover inks credit from Nick Caputo via GCD Errors list, January 2009. Original indexer credited Chic Stone.

At the Mercy of Loki, Prince of Evil! (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-749

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor [Donald Blake]; Loki; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Odin; Jane Foster; Heimdall; Avengers [Iron Man; Giant-Man; Wasp] (cameo)
Synopsis:
Thor is called to the aid of Doctor Strange, and as Dr. Blake saves his life after a crippling mystic attack. Loki takes advantage of a misunderstanding between Thor and Odin to come to Earth and kidnap Jane Foster. Thor finds Loki and defeats him, while a grateful Doctor Strange saves Jane.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Advertises the Marvel Tales Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #1 (1964), Amazing Spider-Man Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #1 (1964), and Fantastic Four Annual (Marvel, 1963 series) #2 (1964). Printed between the pages of the Thor story.

Traveling Sam (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-850

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Sam Craig
Synopsis:
A bookkeeper gives up his fantasies of travel and goes back to handball after a strange encounter with two Indian magicians.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. Continues from last issue. Printed between Thor and Tales of Asgard. This is the last text story in Journey Into Mystery, starting next issue a letters page was included instead.

Trapped by the Trolls! (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:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-750

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; King Sindri
Synopsis:
The king of the dwarfs attempts to sell an incognito Thor to the trolls as a slave, and Thor frees all of their captives and destroys their mine.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. See Thor Battle Loki, Prince of Evil, for the Life of Lovely Jane Foster.
    Thor
  2. 1. At the Mercy of Loki, Prince of Evil!
    The Mighty Thor!
  3. 2. More Triumphs for Marvel..!
  4. 3. Traveling Sam
  5. 4. Trapped by the Trolls!
    Tales of Asgard Home of the Mighty Norse Gods!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Darrel McCann