Journey into Mystery #94 [Regular Edition]
(July 1963)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1963-05-02
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

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

Distributed to newstands in May 1963. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.
This issue has variants:

See Mighty Thor and Evil Loki Unite, to Battle the Human Race (Table of Contents)

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
Any man who lifts his hand against Loki, will have to battle Thor as well!!!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Loki
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Christy Trades School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Thor and Loki Attack the Human Race! (Table of Contents: 2)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (plot); Robert Bernstein (credited as R. Berns) (script)
Pencils
Joe Sinnott (credited as J. Sinnott)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited as J. Sinnott)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)

Job Number
X-228
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Loki!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Loki; Heimdall; Odin
Synopsis
Loki uses his magic to cause Thor's hammer to hit his head, turning him evil. Thor frees Loki, and the two terrorize Earth until the other Asgardians arrange for another blow to the head to reverse the change.
Reprints
Keywords
chromosomatic gland; Eiffel Tower; Leaning Tower of Pisa; Taj Mahal; uru manacles

Indexer Notes

Job number formerly incorrectly listed at X-328 by Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Bird Talk (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
[K-424]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
All the kids on the block were getting parakeets.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Tony Tipple; Skeets Mulligan; Toodles Murphy
Synopsis
A meeting with a strange man gives a boy an unusual way of getting a pet bird, talking to birds.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. Story title is from The Mighty Thor Comics Index #5 by George Olshevsky.

The first page of this story is printed between pages 5 and 6 of the Thor story, while the second page is printed between the two back-up comic stories.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Palmer-Jones Publishers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Commercial Trades Institute Booklet / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Best Values Co. Catalog / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Mr. Victor Mason / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Dinner Time on Deimos! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He thought the grass was greener on the other guys' planet!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Laird Benedict
Synopsis
In the future, Earth is overpopulated, and even the very rich must work an hour on a farm each week to produce enough food. A rich man leaves Earth and finds a sparsely-populated and fertile planet to live on. He discovers that the plants are actually predatory, and that the few peaceful inhabitants are so short of food that he must work eight hours a day to feed himself.
Reprints
Keywords
Deimos; space travel

Boys 12 or Older Make $1 to $5 in Your Spare Time (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hypno-Coin (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Hypnotic Aids Supply Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Stamps; Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Gentle Old Man! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
X-308
First Line of Dialogue or Text
He was the sort of tenant that a landlord like "Greedy" Grundy dreamed about!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Gregory "Greedy" Grundy
Synopsis
A greedy landlord is captured by a time traveler who maintains a collection of 'dolls' consisting of miniaturized heartless people from different eras.
Reprints
Keywords
time travel

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

My Secret New Dynaflex Method (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Mike Marvel System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[2 Complete Fishing Outfits] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Niresk Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

He's Looking for People Who Like to Draw (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Famous Artists Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. See Mighty Thor and Evil Loki Unite, to Battle the Human Race
    Thor
  2. 1. ["Start your own business!"]
    Christy Trades School
  3. 2. Thor and Loki Attack the Human Race!
    Thor
  4. 3. Bird Talk
  5. 4. ["Give me just one evening and I'll teach you to hypnotize easily!"]
    Palmer-Jones Publishers
  6. 5. ["How to make money as you train at home for a better job or a business of your own in Auto Mechanics"]
    Commercial Trades Institute Booklet
  7. 6. ["Reward $9,985.50 for this coin!"]
    Best Values Co. Catalog
  8. 7. ["Will you work Saturday mornings... ?"]
    Mr. Victor Mason
  9. 8. Dinner Time on Deimos!
  10. 9. Boys 12 or Older Make $1 to $5 in Your Spare Time
    Grit
  11. 10. Hypno-Coin
    Hypnotic Aids Supply Co.
  12. 11. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  13. 12. The Gentle Old Man!
  14. 13. ["Do you want spending money?"]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. My Secret New Dynaflex Method
    Mike Marvel System
  16. 15. [2 Complete Fishing Outfits]
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  17. 16. He's Looking for People Who Like to Draw
    Famous Artists Schools
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