Journey into Mystery #104 [Regular Edition]
(May 1964)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
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.

Distributed to newstands in March 1964. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.


Giants Walk the Earth! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Surtur; Skagg
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Giants Walk the Earth! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
X-636
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Skagg; Surtur; Balder; Heimdall; Jane Foster; Loki; Odin; Enchantress [Amora] (cameo); Executioner [Skurge] (cameo)
Synopsis
Odin comes to Earth to settle the matter of Thor's love for Jane Foster. At the same time, Loki frees Skagg, the Storm Giant and Surtur so that he never has relinquish the power over Asgard. Thor, Balder and Odin defeat the giants and Loki is punished.
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Indexer Notes

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

Two More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Revenge! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dorr Rathko; Kirn; Lycia Welles
Synopsis
When an asteroid miner's partner marries the girl he loves, he tries to get revenge by stealing their asteroid, but is killed in a freak meteor shower.
Reprints

Poor Oscar!--(Continued From Last Issue) (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
H-367
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Oscar Meeker; Mathilda Meeker
Synopsis
A long-suffering pushover is stuck with a battered suitcase, but finds that the case magically fills with money and spends it for him.
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Indexer Notes

Continues from last issue. Announces that only feature-length Thor stories and the Tales of Asgard stories will appear in Journey Into Myster, starting next issue.

Heimdall Guardian of the Mystic Rainbow Bridge! [Origin of Heimdall Part 1] (Table of Contents: 5)

Tales of Asgard Home of the Mighty Norse Gods! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Heimdall (origin); Odin; Agnar the Fierce (introduction); Gotron, the Agile (introduction); Brimer (introduction); Trolls; Storm Giants
Synopsis
Odin has decided to appoint a sentry to the Rainbow Bridge. Agnar, Gotron and Heimdall try out for the appointment but Heimdall gets it.
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Indexer Notes

First in the Heimdall Biography series.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Giants Walk the Earth!
    The Mighty Thor
  2. 1. Giants Walk the Earth!
    The Mighty Thor
  3. 2. Two More Triumphs for Marvel..!
  4. 3. Revenge!
  5. 4. Poor Oscar!--(Continued From Last Issue)
  6. 5. Heimdall Guardian of the Mystic Rainbow Bridge! [Origin of Heimdall Part 1]
    Tales of Asgard Home of the Mighty Norse Gods!
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