(February 1972)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
semi-annually
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound (#1-4), saddle-stitched (#5-16)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The Hammer and the Holocaust! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Odin
Reprints

Whom the Gods Would Destroy! (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; 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

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Seidring the Merciless.

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
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Loki (origin, part 3); Loki; Ghan (introduction)
Synopsis
Loki aids a giant in escaping from the Asgardians.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Hammer and the Holocaust! (Table of Contents: 3)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Jane Foster; Pluto (introduction); Odin; Seidring; Balder; Heimdall; Hyppolita (introduction)
Synopsis
The weakened and defeated Thor returns to Asgard where he finds Seidring has taken over. He battles the 'odin power' and defeats Seidring only to collapse himself.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearances of Pluto and Hyppolita.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hammer and the Holocaust!
    Thor
  2. 1. Whom the Gods Would Destroy!
    Thor
  3. 2. A Viper In Our Midst!
    Tales of Asgard
  4. 3. The Hammer and the Holocaust!
    Thor
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  • Darrel McCann
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