(September 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

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

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


[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
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) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Mighty Thor! / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-749
First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is this?
Genre
superhero
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) /

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

Traveling Sam (Table of Contents: 4)

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. This is the last text story in Journey Into Mystery, starting next issue a letters page was included instead.

Trapped by the Trolls! (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
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Artie 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!
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.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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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"]
  3. 2. At the Mercy of Loki, Prince of Evil!
    The Mighty Thor!
  4. 3. More Triumphs for Marvel..!
  5. 4. Traveling Sam
  6. 5. Trapped by the Trolls!
    Tales of Asgard Home of the Mighty Norse Gods!
  7. 6. ["Treasure chest of fun"]
  8. 7. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
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