(September 1964)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1964-07-02
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

Issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements. On-sale date from 1964 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See Thor battle Loki, prince of evil, for the life of lovely Jane Foster.
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Loki; Jane Foster; Doctor Strange
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Brodsky cover inks credit from Nick Caputo via GCD Errors list, January 2009. Original indexer credited Chic Stone.

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

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

At the Mercy of Loki, Prince of Evil! (Table of Contents: 2)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

Job Number
X-749
First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is this?
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Loki; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Odin; Jane Foster; Heimdall; Avengers [Iron Man; Giant-Man; Wasp] (cameo)
Synopsis
Thor is called to the aid of Doctor Strange, and as Dr. Blake saves his life after a crippling mystic attack. Loki takes advantage of a misunderstanding between Thor and Odin to come to Earth and kidnap Jane Foster. Thor finds Loki and defeats him, while a grateful Doctor Strange saves Jane.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Marvel Tales Annual; Amazing Spider-Man Annual; Fantastic Four Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sell Grit (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Genuine Shark’s Tooth (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Good Luck Charms / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Scott-Mitchell House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Littleton Coin Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Traveling Sam (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-850
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sam Craig
Synopsis
A bookkeeper gives up his fantasies of travel and goes back to handball after a strange encounter with two Indian magicians.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. Continues from last issue. Printed between Thor and Tales of Asgard stories. This is the last text story in Journey Into Mystery. Starting next issue a letters page was included instead.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Trapped by the Trolls! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Vince Colletta (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

Job Number
X-750
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Behold! A weary traveler appears at the court of Sindri, king of the dwarfs!
Feature Logo
Tales of Asgard Home of the Mighty Norse Gods!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; King Sindri
Synopsis
The king of the dwarfs attempts to sell an incognito Thor to the trolls as a slave, and Thor frees all of their captives and destroys their mine.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

My Secret New Dynaflex Method (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown Greeting Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["See Thor battle Loki, prince of evil, for the life of lovely Jane Foster."]
    Thor
  2. 1. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  3. 2. At the Mercy of Loki, Prince of Evil!
    Thor
  4. 3. More Triumphs for Marvel..!
    Marvel Tales Annual; Amazing Spider-Man Annual; Fantastic Four Annual
  5. 4. ["Boys! Men! I'll help you master Yubiwaza"]
  6. 5. ["Play 1964 big league baseball games"]
    Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game
  7. 6. Sell Grit
    Grit
  8. 7. Genuine Shark’s Tooth
    Good Luck Charms
  9. 8. ["No sweat! No strain! No exhaustion!"]
    Scott-Mitchell House
  10. 9. ["Curious coins! Odd paper money!"]
    Littleton Coin Co.
  11. 10. Traveling Sam
  12. 11. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  13. 12. Trapped by the Trolls!
    Tales of Asgard
  14. 13. My Secret New Dynaflex Method
  15. 14. ["Are you proud of your paycheck?"]
  16. 15. ["Treasure chest of fun"]
    Honor House Products
  17. 16. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
    Wallace Brown Greeting Cards
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