Journey into Mystery #91 [Regular Edition]
(April 1963)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1963-02-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Atlas Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
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

This issue has variants.

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.

This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.


Sandu, Master of the Supernatural (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Though I am far from Earth I, Loki, shall still defeat Thor with the help of... Sandu!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Loki; Sandu
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; chains; premature burial

Indexer Notes

First Marvel Comics Group corner box. Thor head-shot pencils and possible inks by Jack Kirby. Info per Nick Caputo.

Sandu, Master of the Supernatural! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Mighty Thor! / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Joe Sinnott
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Job Number
[X-111 ?]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In his heavenly citadel, Odin, ruler of the Norse gods, thinks of his eldest son, the mighty Thor...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Jane Foster; Odin; Valkyries (introduction); Loki; Sandu (introduction)
Synopsis
Loki gives a greedy carnival mystic magical powers in order to use him to attack Thor. Thor is overcome in their first battle, but with the help of Odin and his belt of strength he defeats Loki's pawn.
Reprints
Keywords
Air Force; Police

Indexer Notes

Characters: Sandu added by Mark Combs, 2004-09-26 (Per Sandell ed.)
This story is retold and expanded in Thor: First Thunder (Marvel, 2010 series) #3

The Party (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
[J-959]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
With a flower in his buttonhole, a broad smile on his face, and a handsome briefcase, Mr. Braggle left his car at the curb and approached the ivy-covered mansion.
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Braggle
Synopsis
A salesman trying to unload some oil stocks thinks that he’s found a rich mark, but instead walks into a party of talking dogs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Seedlings (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-112
First Line of Dialogue or Text
We speak of missiles and bombs...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jeb Wilkens
Synopsis
Alien spores land on Earth and bloom into telepathic plants that would have conquered the world had they not been eaten by crows.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Manikins! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-113
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You may wonder what a love story is doing in a fantasy magazine?
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Selwin Simple
Synopsis
An odd man works with the manikins in a department store, but becomes upset when one of the female manikins is to be put in a bridal display. The employee disappears and the groom is replaced with a manikin that looks just like him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sandu, Master of the Supernatural
    The Mighty Thor!
  2. 1. Sandu, Master of the Supernatural!
    The Mighty Thor!
  3. 2. The Party
  4. 3. The Seedlings
  5. 4. The Manikins!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bill Borre
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Matthew Head
  • Darrel McCann
  • Del Gruber
  • John Brichetto
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • R. S. Martin
  • Pierre Freyssonnet
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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