(April 1965)

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

The Vengeance of the Thunder God! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]
Reprints:

The Vengeance of the Thunder God (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Frank Giacoia [as Frankie Ray]
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin; Harris Hobbs; Loki; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]; Jane Foster; Ann; John
Synopsis:
Thor rescues Jane from Loki. Odin appears and accuses Thor of bringing Jane to Asgard. Loki denies all involvement and Thor calls him a liar. Odin orders -- the Trial of the Gods, but first Thor is granted 48 hours in which to defeat the Absorbing Man. Aided by reporter Harris Hobbs and a courageous police unit, Thor tricks Creel into absorbing some helium gas. A gaseous, lighter-than-air Creel floats off into space. Thor returns to New York to gaze upon a sleeping Jane before returning to Asgard to face his trial.
Reprints:

A Viper In Our Midst! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki (villain; origin part 3); Ghan (villain; introduction)
Synopsis:
Loki aids the giant, Ghan, in escaping from the Asgardians. Ghan owes Loki a debt of gratitude. Loki plans to ask him to repay the favor when he makes his bid to claim the throne of Asgard.
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Indexer Notes

Part 3 of Loki's origin. Third biographical Loki story, the first appearance of Ghan.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Hammer Strikes / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jerry Truitt, John Buccafusco, Jerry & Kenny Ginn, Mark Orsen; includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Vengeance of the Thunder God!
    Thor
  2. 1. The Vengeance of the Thunder God
    Thor
  3. 2. A Viper In Our Midst!
    Tales of Asgard
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes
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