(January 1971)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly except January, semi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee

Enter the Grey Gargoyle! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Grey Gargoyle; Jane Foster; Don Blake
Reprints

A World Gone Mad! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Jane Foster; Odin; Don Blake; Balder; Loki; Grey Gargoyle; Heimdall; Honir the Hunter (introduction)
Synopsis
Thor reveals his secret identity to Jane Foster, but she doesn't believe him.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of Honir the Hunter.

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 2)

Thor / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek; ?

Job Number
X-811
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signed: May the eyes of Asgard smile down on thee--- Thor

Balder Must Die! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-738
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Balder; Loki; Norn Queen (later known as Karnilla, introduction); Norn Queen's servant (later known as Haag, introduction)
Synopsis
Loki forces the Norn Queen to tell him of Balder's weakness to mistletoe and tries to kill him with a mistletoe dart, but the Norn Queen herself stops him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Second in the Balder Biography series, first appearance of the Norn Queen (Karnilla) and her servant (Haag).

Trapped by the Trolls! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-750
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; King Sindri of the dwarfs; Dwarfs; Trolls
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

Banished From Asgard! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
X-781
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Odin; Arkin the Weak (introduction); Queen Knorda (introduction)
Synopsis
Arkin the Weak betrays Asgard in an attempt to win the hand of Queen Knorda.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearances of Arkin the Weak and Queen Knorda.

The Defeat of Odin! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-814
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Odin; Prince Rivvak (introduction)
Synopsis
Was Odin is defeated by an army of men, or did he stage the battle to teach a lesson?
Reprints

The Stronger I Am, the Sooner I Die! (Table of Contents: 7)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Balder; Harris Hobbs (introduction); Jane Foster; Don Blake; Loki; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel] (introduction; origin)
Synopsis
Loki uses his magic to turn Crusher Creel into the Absorbing Man.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Crusher Creel and Harris Hobbs, first appearance and origin of The Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel].

The Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

Be A Marvel Expert! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Marvelmania / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

More Marvel Masterpieces... (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Fantastic Four; X-Men; Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Enter the Grey Gargoyle!
    Thor
  2. 1. A World Gone Mad!
    Thor
  3. 2. A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
    Thor
  4. 3. Balder Must Die!
    Tales of Asgard
  5. 4. Trapped by the Trolls!
    Tales of Asgard
  6. 5. Banished From Asgard!
    Tales of Asgard
  7. 6. The Defeat of Odin!
    Tales of Asgard
  8. 7. The Stronger I Am, the Sooner I Die!
    Thor
  9. 8. The Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  10. 9. Be A Marvel Expert!
    Marvelmania
  11. 10. More Marvel Masterpieces...
    Fantastic Four; X-Men; Spider-Man
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