(December 1971)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly except January, semi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee

The Living Planet! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original title is "They Strike from Space!".

They Strike From Space! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Hercules; Ares; Jane Foster; Tana Nile; Odin; Rigel Colonizers (introduction)
Synopsis
1st app of Rigel and Colonizers in Thor. Tana Nile stakes a claim on Earth. Thor starts to fight towards Rigel to rescue Earth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearances of the planet Rigel and Rigel Colonizers.

Rigel "Where Gods May Fear To Tread!" (Table of Contents: 2)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Tana Nile; Indestructible (introduction); Grand Commissioner of Rigel (introduction); Jane Foster; Sir Porga of Wundagore (named in the next issue) (introduction); Recorder (introduction); Ego (introduction)
Synopsis
Thor, battling to Rigel, is diverted by the menace of Ego.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The first appearances of the Grand Commissioner of Rigel, Indestructible, Sir Porga of Wundagore, the Recorder and Ego.

The Mighty Marvel Checklist [December 1971] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Steranko Posters (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Steranko Posters / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Boyhood of Loki! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Loki (origin); Uller (introduction); Volsak (introduction)
Synopsis
Thor defends Loki after Loki is caught engaging in mystical mischief.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of Loki's origin. Second biographical Loki story, the first appearances of Uller and Volsak.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Living Planet!
    Thor
  2. 1. They Strike From Space!
    Thor
  3. 2. Rigel "Where Gods May Fear To Tread!"
    Thor
  4. 3. The Mighty Marvel Checklist [December 1971]
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  5. 4. Steranko Posters
    Steranko Posters
  6. 5. The Boyhood of Loki!
    Tales of Asgard
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