(September 1965)

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 Pop Art Productions
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

"In My Hand...This Hammer!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki
Reprints:

"With My Hammer In Hand...!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
F: Thor; GA: Odin; Ularic; Don Blake; Avengers [Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, Hawkeye]; Hooded Man (Harris Hobbs); Jane Foster; V: Loki; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]
Reprints:

4 More Marvel Annual Masterpieces (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Thor; Sgt. Fury / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko; Dick Ayers
Inks:
Mike Esposito; Steve Ditko; Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero; war
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing]; Spider-Man; Thor; Hercules; Loki; Radio-Active Man; Duplicate Thor; Lava Man; Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandoes [Dum Dum Dugan; Gabriel Jones; "Rebel" Ralston; Dino Manelli; Izzy Cohen; Percival Pinkerton; Eric Koenig]; Baron Strucker

Indexer Notes

Promo for Fantastic Four Annual #3, Amazing Spider-Man Annual #2, Journey into Mystery Annual #1 and Sgt. Fury Annual #1 using a reprint of their covers. Includes another list of 25 members of M.M.M.S..

"Set Sail!" (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
GS: Thor; Odin; Loki; Volstagg; Hogun; Kroda; Magrat; Mrs. Volstagg (I)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Odinsword Quest Part 3, first appearance of Volstagg's wife.

The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page! (Table of Contents)

M.M.M.S.; Official Marvel Stationery; Spider-Man T-Shirt / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Sol Brodsky ?
Inks:
Dick Ayers; Sol Brodsky ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek; typeset

Characters:
Thor; Don Blake; Thing

Indexer Notes

Advertisements for Marvel Comics Group Official Swingin' Stationery and a Thor T-Shirt includes an image of Don Blake from an earlier issue likely modified by Sol Brodsky.

The Hammer Strikes (Table of Contents)

The Hammer Strikes; Mighty Marvel Check List / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from (and replies to) Mike Gable, Tom Johnston, Tommy Perkins and Steven Russell. Also includes an advertisement for Journey Into Mystery Annual #1, the Thor T-Shirt; Marvel Stationery Kit, M.M.M.S. membership, next issue preview and the Marvel checklist for comics on sale right now. Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #43, Spider-Man #29, Avengers #20, X-Men #13, Daredevil #9, Strange Tales #137, Tales of Suspense #70, Tales to Astonish #72 and Sgt. Fury #22.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. "In My Hand...This Hammer!"
    Thor
  2. 1. "With My Hammer In Hand...!"
    Thor
  3. 2. 4 More Marvel Annual Masterpieces
    Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Thor; Sgt. Fury
  4. 3. "Set Sail!"
    Tales of Asgard
  5. 4. The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page!
    M.M.M.S.; Official Marvel Stationery; Spider-Man T-Shirt
  6. 5. The Hammer Strikes
    The Hammer Strikes; Mighty Marvel Check List
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Frank Plowright
  • Ralf Haring
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Darrel McCann