Journey into Mystery #121 [Regular Edition]
(October 1965)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1965-08-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Atlas Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Pop Art Productions
Editing
Stan Lee

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1965 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Stan Goldberg

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"The Power! The Passion! The Pride!" (Table of Contents: 2)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of all the foes he has ever battled, none came closer to defeating the mighty thunder god than he who is called the Absorbing Man!
Feature Logo
The Mighty Thor!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Odin; Balder; Ularic; Hooded Man [Harris Hobbs]; Jane Foster; Loki (villain); Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel] (villain)
Synopsis
Thor and Crusher Creel fight each other in the streets of New York. Thor is laid low when he turns his back on Creel because he paused in battle to save a small boy who had ventured too close to the conflict.
Reprints

4 More Marvel Masterpieces! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Fantastic Four; Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The 1965 Marvel Annuals (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The Fantastic Four; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; Spider-Man; Thor / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Maelstrom! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hoping to postpone the day of Ragnarok (the end of the world, when even the gods shall perish), Thor leads his mighty crew of Argonauts into the dread Sea of Fear...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Odin; Thor; Balder; Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg; Argonauts [Loki; Kroda; Magrat]
Synopsis
Thor’s ship approaches the deadly Pillars of Utgard where it is buffeted by strong waves. The Asgardians pull at the oars with all their might but to little avail. Meanwhile, Balder climbs to the top of the ship’s figurehead, dragging a mighty horn with him. The reason for this will be revealed in the next episode.
Reprints
Keywords
Pillars of Utgard; Sea of Fear

Indexer Notes

Odinsword Quest Part 4.

[Marvel T-Shirts] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Marvel Comics T-Shirts / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

The Hammer Strikes [Thor] / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Thor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from (and replies to) Joe Sweeney, Charlie Loving, George Tsakiris, Roxana Richardson, Tom Copeland, James Larsen and Walter Irwin. Also includes an advertisement for Journey Into Mystery Annual #1, the Marvel T-Shirts; the 1965 annuals, M.M.M.S. membership and next issue teaser.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  2. 1. ["Friend, dare you risk a dime 10¢?"]
  3. 2. "The Power! The Passion! The Pride!"
    Thor
  4. 3. 4 More Marvel Masterpieces!
    The Fantastic Four; Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; Spider-Man
  5. 4. The 1965 Marvel Annuals
    The Fantastic Four; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; Spider-Man; Thor
  6. 5. Maelstrom!
    Tales of Asgard
  7. 6. [Marvel T-Shirts]
    Marvel Comics T-Shirts
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes [Thor]
  9. 8. ["Look, fellows!"]
  10. 9. ["This free book shows how you can make big money as an auto mechanic even while you're learning!"]
    Commercial Trades Institute
  11. 10. ["He's looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
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