Thor #126
(March 1966)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1966-01-04
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

Stories continue from Journey into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #125 and last episode in Tales of Asgard.
On-sale date from 1966 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Whom the Gods Would Destroy! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto ?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Hercules; Jane Foster
Reprints

Whom the Gods Would Destroy! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not even Hercules, son of Zeus, may strike Thor with impunity!
Feature Logo
The Mighty Thor!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Hercules; Odin; Heimdall; Balder; Seidring the Merciless (introduction); Jane Foster
Synopsis
Thor and Hercules fight over Jane Foster. Odin, still angry because Thor revealed his identity to Jane, removes half Thor's powers by giving 'Odin Power' to Seidring. Hercules defeats Thor.
Reprints

More Mirthful, Monumental, Mind-Staggering Memoranda From Your Marvel Madmen! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins; Items; Mighty Marvel Checklist / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

The Summons! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Know you, Queen Ula, my men and I are on a royal quest under orders of lordly Odin himself!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Loki; Queen Ula; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Balder; Odin; Kroda
Synopsis
The Argonauts are called home to Asgard by Odin.
Reprints
Keywords
Asgardians; Flying Trolls

Indexer Notes

Odinsword Quest Part 9.

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

The Hammer Strikes / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jack Martin, Steve Powell, Stephen T. Porterfield, and Dan St. Andre.

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1965
Final statement for Journey into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series).
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 232,644
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 291,375
Owners: Atlas Magazines, Inc. and Martin Goodman, both at 625 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Whom the Gods Would Destroy!
    Thor
  2. 1. Whom the Gods Would Destroy!
    Thor
  3. 2. More Mirthful, Monumental, Mind-Staggering Memoranda From Your Marvel Madmen!
    Bullpen Bulletins; Items; Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. The Summons!
    Tales of Asgard
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Hammer Strikes
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Dwayne Best
  • Chris Boyko
  • David Bruce
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Coates
  • Peter Croome
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Frederic Manzano
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Q
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Richard Thomson
  • Jim Van Dore