(January 1971)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound (#1-4), saddle-stitched (#5-16)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Kill him! Kill the Yankee dog!"] (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Don Blake
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover inker credits from Nick Caputo (November 30, 2003).

Into the Blaze of Battle! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin; Balder; Norn Queen [Karnilla]; Don Blake; Loki; Enchantress; Executioner; Hu Sak (introduction, death); Viet Cong; Cho and Cho's and Hu Sak's mother (introduction, death); Kim (Cho's and Hu Sak's sister) (introduction); Jane Foster
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Danger on the Field (Table of Contents)

Jim Driscoll; Lee Leens / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jim Driscoll; Big Joe; Chrissy

Indexer Notes

Ad for Lee Leans.

To Kill a Thunder God! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Kim; Loki; the Destroyer (introduction; Odin's robot); a hunter (introduction)
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Destroyer and the Odinsleep.

The Golden Apples! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Iduna (introduction); Haakun the Hunter (introduction); Fenris the Wolf God (introduction)
Synopsis:
Asgardian version of Little Red Riding Hood.
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Indexer Notes

First appearances of Iduna, Haakun the Hunter and Fenris the Wolf God, first appearance of the land of Varinheim.

The Day of the Destroyer! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin; Norn Queen [Karnilla]; Ularic (introduction); Loki; Destroyer; the hunter
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Indexer Notes

The first appearance of Ularic (Odin's royal warlock).

Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Marvel checklist for comics on sale right now! Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #105, Spider-Man #91, Thor #182, Avengers #82, Captain America #132, Hulk #134, Iron Man #32, Sub-Mariner #32, Daredevil #70, Astonishing Tales #3, Amazing Adventures #3, Conan the Barbarian #2, Chamber of Darkness #8, Sgt. Fury #82, Special Marvel Edition #1, Marvel Super-Heroes #29, Marvel Tales #29, The X-Men #67, Daredevil King-Size #2, and Tower of Shadows #8.

Marvel Goes Mod(el)! (Table of Contents)

Super-Hero Model Set; Marvelmania / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Spider-Man; Hulk; Iron Man; Captain America; Thor; Daredevil

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Marvel Super-Hero 3-D statues from Marvelmania.

More Marvel Masterpieces... (Table of Contents)

Thor; Avengers; Hulk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Sal Buscema; Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Chic Stone; Sal Buscema; Herb Trimpe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Avengers [Giant-Man; Captain America; Iron Man; Thor; Hulk]; Hulk

Indexer Notes

Promo advertising Thor Special #3, Avengers Special #4 and The Incredible Hulk Special #3 using a reprint of their covers.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Kill him! Kill the Yankee dog!"]
    Thor
  2. 1. Into the Blaze of Battle!
    Thor
  3. 2. Danger on the Field
    Jim Driscoll; Lee Leens
  4. 3. To Kill a Thunder God!
    Thor
  5. 4. The Golden Apples!
    Tales of Asgard
  6. 5. The Day of the Destroyer!
    Thor
  7. 6. Mighty Marvel Checklist
  8. 7. Marvel Goes Mod(el)!
    Super-Hero Model Set; Marvelmania
  9. 8. More Marvel Masterpieces...
    Thor; Avengers; Hulk
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