(December 1971)

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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly except January, semi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S., later Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Living Planet! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title is "They Strike from Space!".

They Strike From Space! (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; Hercules; Ares; Jane Foster; Tana Nile; Odin; Rigel Colonizers (introduction)
Synopsis:
1st app of Rigel and Colonizers in Thor. Tana Nile stakes a claim on Earth. Thor starts to fight towards Rigel to rescue Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearances of the planet Rigel and Rigel Colonizers.

Rigel "Where Gods May Fear To Tread!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Tana Nile; Indestructible (introduction); Grand Commissioner of Rigel (introduction); Jane Foster; Sir Porga of Wundagore (named in the next issue) (introduction); Recorder (introduction); Ego (introduction)
Synopsis:
Thor, battling to Rigel, is diverted by the menace of Ego.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The first appearances of the Grand Commissioner of Rigel, Indestructible, Sir Porga of Wundagore, the Recorder and Ego.

The Mighty Marvel Checklist [December 1971] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain America (headshot)

Indexer Notes

Marvel checklist for comics dated December 1971. Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #115, Spider-Man #101, Thor #192, Avengers #92, Hulk #144, Captain America and the Falcon #142, Iron Man #42, Sub-Mariner #42, Daredevil #80, Astonishing Tales #8, Conan the Barbarian #10, Marvel Feature #1 and Sgt. Fury #92. This is the last month that regular issues are priced 15 cents.

Steranko Posters (Table of Contents)

Steranko Posters / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Nick Fury; Spider-Man; Captain America; Hulk

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for four 3 foot high posters by Jim Steranko. The posters are in black and white so that you can color them. The four posters are shown and a coupon is included so that they can be ordered from Marvelmania.

The Boyhood of Loki! (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:
Thor; Loki (origin); Uller (introduction); Volsak (introduction)
Synopsis:
Thor defends Loki after Loki is caught engaging in mystical mischief.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of Loki's origin. Second biographical Loki story, the first appearances of Uller and Volsak.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Living Planet!
    Thor
  2. 1. They Strike From Space!
    Thor
  3. 2. Rigel "Where Gods May Fear To Tread!"
    Thor
  4. 3. The Mighty Marvel Checklist [December 1971]
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  5. 4. Steranko Posters
    Steranko Posters
  6. 5. The Boyhood of Loki!
    Tales of Asgard
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