([October] 1991)

Marvel, 1987 Series
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Volume
18
Price
34.95 USD
Pages
270 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
ISBN
0-87135-807-7 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Tom Brevoort (credited)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor
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Indexer Notes

A small reprint of the cover.

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan)
Letters
typeset

A Thor Bonus Feature [Map of Asgard] (Table of Contents: 3)

Thor / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Double page spread of Asgard.
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Indexer Notes

A pin-up of a "typical Asgard street scene", majestic with monuments, temples and the like.

Introducing... the Mighty Thor! [Journey into Mystery #83] (Table of Contents: 4)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; KronanS
Reprints

The Stone Men from Saturn! (Table of Contents: 5)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
V-786
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake] (introduction, origin); Gorr; Kronans; Korr
Synopsis
A lame doctor vacationing in Norway runs across an alien invasion. While hiding from the aliens in a cave he finds an old cane that transforms him into the god Thor. Thor drives back the alien invasion.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of Thor, Don Blake and Gorr, origin of Thor.

Featuring: The Mighty Thor, Captured By "The Executioner" [Journey into Mystery #84] (Table of Contents: 6)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Evelyn Stein
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Comrade Executioner; Jane Foster
Reprints

The Mighty Thor vs. the Executioner (Table of Contents: 7)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Evelyn Stein
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Jane Foster (introduction, called "Jane Nelson" in this story); Mrs. Jones; Mrs. Jones’ son (Patient); American Doctors; Comrade Executioner (death, not to be confused with the later Thor villain Executioner); Executioner's Air Force; Executioner's Army; Democratic Fraction Army
Synopsis
Dr. Blake joins a medical mission to a South American country wracked with civil war. The leader of the communist faction — the Executioner — orders an attack on the doctors, and Blake must use the power of Thor to save his colleagues and defeat the communists.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of Jane Foster.

In this story, Donald Blake is able to use his walking stick to conjure a storm without transforming into Thor.

Never Before Has the Mighty Thor Faced a Foe as Dangerous as Loki, the God of Mischief!! [Journey into Mystery #85] (Table of Contents: 8)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Evelyn Stein
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Loki
Reprints

Trapped by Loki, the God of Mischief! (Table of Contents: 9)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Evelyn Stein
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Loki (introduction); Heimdall (introduction, cameo); Odin (introduction); Jane Foster; Balder (introduction); Tyr (introduction)
Synopsis
Loki escapes from his prison in Asgard and comes to Earth to get revenge on Thor. The trickster hypnotizes him to help make mischief, but Thor’s transformation into Donald Blake frees him from hypnosis, allowing him to defeat Loki and return him to Asgard.
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Indexer Notes

First appearances of Odin, Heimdall, Tyr, Balder, and Loki.

"How can I defeat the Tomorrow Man when he can fade into a different year before I reach him??" [Journey into Mystery #86 (Table of Contents: 10)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Evelyn Stein
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man
Reprints

On the Trail of the Tomorrow Man! (Table of Contents: 11)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (plot); Larry Lieber (credited) (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Dick Ayers (credited)
Colors
Evelyn Stein
Letters
Jon D'Agostino
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
V-913
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Tomorrow Man [Arthur Zarkko] (Villain, First Appearance); Jane Foster; Odin
Synopsis
Zarrko of the year 2262 goes back in time and steals a cobalt bomb in 1962, but Thor chases him forward in time and defeats him.
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Indexer Notes

D'Agostino credit per Nick Caputo, May 2014. Previous indexer credited Artie Simek.

This story is divided into two parts: an unmarked first part (5 pp) and part two—"Flight to the Future" (8 pp). The Tomorrow Man next appears in issue #101 (February 1964). Job number not listed in comic, came from the splash page of the original art.

"Prisoner of the Reds!" [Journey Into Mystery #87] (Table of Contents: 12)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Evelyn Stein
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]
Reprints

Prisoner of the Reds! (Table of Contents: 13)

Thor / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (plot); Larry Lieber (credited) (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Dick Ayers (credited)
Colors
Evelyn Stein
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
V-947
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Jane Foster; Colonel Edward Harrison (introduction); John Blandings (Scientist) (introduction); Mrs. Silvia Blandings; Scientists; Photographer (Russian Spy); Russian Soldiers
Synopsis
In order to solve the mystery of a rash of defecting American scientists, Dr. Blake uses himself as bait and is abducted by communists. He is imprisoned with the other missing scientists, but is able to transform into Thor and free them all.
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"The Terrible Vengeance of Loki!" [Journey Into Mystery #88] (Table of Contents: 14)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Evelyn Stein
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Loki; Odin
Reprints

The Vengeance of Loki! (Table of Contents: 15)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (plot); Larry Lieber (credited as L. D. Lieber) (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited); Steve Ditko (see notes)
Inks
Dick Ayers (credited); Steve Ditko (see notes)
Colors
Evelyn Stein
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
V-998
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once again, Loki, most dangerous of the Norse gods, returns to give the mighty Thor his greatest challenge!!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Loki; Jane Foster; Odin (cameo); Heimdall (cameo)
Synopsis
Loki discovers Thor’s secret identity and separates him from his hammer, forcing him to remain a human. Loki torments humanity, but Dr. Blake tricks him into allowing him to regain the hammer and become Thor, defeating Loki and returning him to Asgard.
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Indexer Notes

Page 13 of this story, seen at Heritage Auctions, revealed a stat under panel 5 with Jack Kirby's original drawing. Stan Lee likely requested a correction which was drawn by Steve Ditko. Information per Nick Caputo's blog: https://nick-caputo.blogspot.com/2012/01/journey-into-minutiae-undocumente…

Job number revealed on original art.

Starring the Mighty... Thor! The Most Colorful Super Hero of All!!! [Journey into Mystery #89] (Table of Contents: 16)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor
Reprints

The Thunder God and the Thug! (Table of Contents: 17)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (plot); Larry Lieber (credited as L. D. Lieber) (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Dick Ayers (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Ray Holloway (credited)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-29
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Jane Foster; Thug Thatcher (Mob Leader, introduction); Vince (introduction); Max (introduction); Ruby (introduction); Thatcher Mob (introduction); Odin (cameo)
Synopsis
A gangster, wounded in an escape, has his men kidnap Dr. Blake to operate on his gunshot wound. Blake transforms himself into Thor and brings the gang to justice and rescues Jane as well.
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Indexer Notes

Thor's origin is retold.

The Carbon Copy Man! [Journey Into Mystery #90] (Table of Contents: 18)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; The Carbon-Copy Man [Zano]
Reprints

Trapped by the Carbon-Copy Man! (Table of Contents: 19)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (plot); Larry Lieber (credited) (script)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
Al Hartley (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Terry Szenics (credited)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can’t budge!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Jane Foster; Odin (cameo); Mayor Harris (introduction); Police Commissioner; Police Officers; War Lord Ugarth [Old Ugarth] (introduction); The Carbon-Copy Man [Warlord's Son Zano] (introduction); The Carbon-Copy Men
Synopsis
The heir to the throne of a race of shape-shifting aliens leads an attack on Earth as his rite of passage. The aliens replace officials in New York and disrupt the government, but Thor discovers their plan and defeats them.
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Indexer Notes

The Carbon-Copy Man next appears in X-Factor (Marvel, 1986 series) #32 (September 1988).

"Sandu, Master of the Supernatural" [Journey Into Mystery #91] (Table of Contents: 20)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Loki; Sandu
Reprints

Sandu, Master of the Supernatural! (Table of Contents: 21)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (plot); Larry Lieber (credited) (script)
Pencils
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Terry Szenics (credited)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Though I am far from Earth I, Loki, shall still defeat Thor with the help of... Sandu!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Loki; Odin; Sandu (introduction); Jane Foster; The Valkyries (introduction)
Synopsis
Loki gives a greedy carnival mystic magical powers in order to use him to attack Thor. Thor is overcome in their first battle, but with the help of Odin and his belt of strength he defeats Loki's pawn.
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Indexer Notes

This story is retold and expanded in Thor: First Thunder (Marvel, 2010 series) #3

The Mighty Thor Cannot Reach His Enchanted Hammer! Is This to Be Loki's Final Victory?? [Journey into Mystery #92] (Table of Contents: 22)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers ?; Jack Kirby ?
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Loki
Reprints

The Day Loki Stole Thor's Magic Hammer (Table of Contents: 23)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (plot); Robert Bernstein (credited as R. Berns) (script)
Pencils
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Marty Epp (credited as M. Epp)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Without his magic hammer, mighty Thor is as bereft of power as mighty Samson without his hair!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Loki; Heimdall; Jane Foster; Odin; Frigga [called "Fricka"] (introduction, cameo); Neri (introduction, cameo)
Synopsis
Loki magically diverts Thor's hammer to free himself from his chains. Thor returns to Asgard to find the hammer, and Loki tries to kill him with magical traps, but Thor overcomes them all to find his hammer and catch Loki.
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Indexer Notes

Neri's only other known appearance is in an alternate reality story in What If? (Marvel, 1977 series) #47 (October 1984).

"Radio-Active Man!" [Journey Into Mystery #93] (Table of Contents: 24)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Throw away your accursed hammer, Thor!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; The Radio-Active Man [Chen Lu]
Reprints

The Mysterious Radio-Active Man! (Table of Contents: 25)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (plot); Robert Bernstein (credited as R. Berns) (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Dick Ayers (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Ray Holloway (credited as R. Holloway)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-202
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out of the sinister scientific laboratories of Red China is spawned a new kind of menace, designed only for one purpose..
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; the Radio-Active Man [Chen Lu] (introduction, origin); Jane Foster; General Fu (introduction); Chairman Mao Zedong (cameo)
Synopsis
While on a medical mission to India, Dr. Blake becomes Thor to repel a Chinese attack. In order to fight Thor, a Chinese scientist irradiates himself to gain great power. He fights Thor in New York, and nearly defeats him, but Thor blows him back to China, creating a nuclear explosion.
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Indexer Notes

Thor vs. Radio-Active Man first; This story is retold and expanded in Thor: First Thunder (Marvel, 2010 series) #4

See Mighty Thor and Evil Loki Unite, to Battle the Human Race, as the Marvel Comics Group Ushers in the Marvel Age of Comics! [Journey into Mystery #94] (Table of Contents: 26)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Any man who lifts his hand against Loki, will have to battle Thor as well!!!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Loki
Reprints

Thor and Loki Attack the Human Race! (Table of Contents: 27)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (plot); Robert Bernstein (credited as R. Berns) (script)
Pencils
Joe Sinnott (credited as J. Sinnott)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited as J. Sinnott)
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-228
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Loki!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Loki; Heimdall; Odin
Synopsis
Loki uses his magic to cause Thor's hammer to hit his head, turning him evil. Thor frees Loki, and the two terrorize Earth until the other Asgardians arrange for another blow to the head to reverse the change.
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"You have finally met the one enemy you can never defeat, Thor!" [Journey Into Mystery #95] (Table of Contents: 28)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You have finally met the one enemy you can never defeat, Thor!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Duplicate Thor
Reprints

The Demon Duplicators! (Table of Contents: 29)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (plot); Robert Bernstein (credited as R. Berns) (script)
Pencils
Joe Sinnott (credited) (signed as JS)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited) (signed as JS)
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It can’t be!!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Duplicate Thor; Odin; Professor Zaxton (introduction, death); Jane Foster; Duplicate Professor Zaxton
Synopsis
An evil scientist forces Dr. Blake to help him with a duplicating machine by kidnapping Jane. The device duplicates Thor, but cannot duplicate his magic hammer, allowing Thor to defeat the duplicate. Dr. Zaxton accidentally duplicates himself and falls to his death, leaving his good duplicate to take his place.
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Merlin the Mad! [Journey Into Mystery #96] (Table of Contents: 30)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Behold, Thor... your power is nothing compared to the mystic arts at my command!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Merlin [Maha Yogi] (introduction); Jane Foster; Loki (cameo); President John F. Kennedy (cameo); Caroline Kennedy (cameo); Pierre Salinger (cameo); King Arthur (cameo, flashback)
Synopsis
Merlin is awakened after a thousand years and immediately decides to try and take over the world. He battles Thor using familiar Washington D.C. monuments.
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Keywords
Washington D.C.

Defying the Magic of... Mad Merlin! (Table of Contents: 31)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (plot); Robert Bernstein (credited as R. Berns) (script)
Pencils
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, professor!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; GUESTS: Jane Foster; VILLAIN: Merlin (introduction); CAMEOS: Loki; John F. Kennedy; Caroline Kennedy; CAMEO FLASHBACK: King Arthur
Synopsis
Merlin is awakened after a thousand years and immediately decides to try and take over the world. He battles Thor using familiar Washington D.C. monuments. Thor defeats Merlin and forces him to return to sleep.
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Indexer Notes

According to The Mighty Thor Comics Index #5 by George Olshevsky this is not the same Merlin that is in the Black Knight comics. This Merlin is a mutant who later became the Warlock and the Maha Yogi in X-Men #30 and #47.

Lee and Kirby Combine Talents to Bring You Mighty Thor Battling the Amazing Lava Man! [Journey into Mystery #97] (Table of Contents: 32)

Tales of Asgard; Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Lava Man; Odin
Reprints

The Lava Man (Table of Contents: 33)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Don Heck (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That jet fighter is in trouble!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Lava Man (introduction); Jane Foster; Odin; Loki; Dr. Bruce Andrews (introduction)
Synopsis
Thor battles the Lava Man, a monster brought to the surface by Loki, who claims all the dry surface of Earth for his people. Odin forbids Thor to love Jane Foster, leading to her leaving her job as Dr. Blake's nurse.
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Indexer Notes

Dr. Andrews is first called Basil by Jane Foster on page 6 but then is called Bruce by Dr. Blake on the last page. Apparently in the Marvel Universe nurses can't work for doctors unless they are pursuing a romantic relationship with them!

Think You Got Troubles Wait Till You See What Happens to... Thor When He Meets... the Human Cobra! [Journey into Mystery #98] (Table of Contents: 34)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Even a thunder god cannot match my great power... as you are now about to learn!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Cobra [Klaus Vorhees]; Jane Foster
Reprints

Challenged by the Human Cobra! (Table of Contents: 35)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Don Heck (credited)
Inks
Don Heck (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-451
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It isn’t fair!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Cobra [Klaus Vorhees] (introduction, origin); Jane Foster; Doctor Bruce Andrews; Odin; Professor Shecktor (introduction, death)
Synopsis
While visiting India, Don Blake finds that one of his old teachers has been murdered by a villain who gained the power of a snake. Thor fights the Cobra in New York and defeats him, after Jane Foster sees her new boss's cowardice and goes back to Docotr Blake.
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Indexer Notes

Origin and first appearance of the Cobra.

The Mighty Thor Meets the Most Dramatic Super-Foe of the Year... the Mysterious Mister Hyde! [Journey into Mystery #99] (Table of Contents: 36)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is time for mighty Thor to become weak Doctor Blake again...
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Jane Foster; Mr. Hyde [Calvin Zabo]
Reprints

The Mysterious Mister Hyde! (Table of Contents: 37)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Don Heck (credited)
Inks
Don Heck (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-512
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A man would have to be mad to defy the mighty Thor!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Jane Foster; Mr. Hyde [Calvin Zabo] (introduction, origin); Odin
Synopsis
Having been refused a job by Doctor Blake, Calvin Zabo becomes Mister Hyde and attacks the doctor. Meanwhile, Odin has agreed to let Thor marry Jane Foster if she proves worthy. After Mister Hyde learns that Blake survived ('saved' by Thor) it seems that Thor robs a bank, and the police issue a warrant for his arrest.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Origin and first appearance of Mr. Hyde.

"Thor's Showdown With Mr. Hyde!" [Journey Into Mystery #100] (Table of Contents: 38)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Mr. Hyde; Jane Foster
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The Master Plan of Mr. Hyde! (Table of Contents: 39)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Don Heck (credited)
Inks
Don Heck (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-513
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Last issue, we met Mr. Hyde, one of the most sinister menaces of all time!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Mr. Hyde [Calvin Zabo]; Jane Foster; Odin
Synopsis
Mister Hyde kidnaps Don Blake and Jane Foster and then tries to steal a submarine using Jane as a hostage. Jane stops Thor from catching Hyde because she thinks that Don is still in danger. The police realize that Hyde framed Thor for the bank robbery, but Jane's actions convince Odin that she is unworthy of immortality.
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Tales of..... Asgard! Home of the Mighty Norse Gods (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
George Roussos (credited as G. Bell)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Before man could read or write, he had his legends!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Odin (origin); Surtur (introduction); Ymir (introduction, origin); Buri (introduction, origin, cameo); Borr (introduction, origin, cameo); Audhumbla (called "Magic Cow"); Vili (unnamed, origin, cameo); Vé (unnamed, origin, cameo); Bestla (unnamed, cameo)
Synopsis
Beneath Asgard lies the Well of Life. From it came Ymir, greatest of the Frost Giants and Buri, the first Norse God who gave life to Borr. Borr had three sons. Odin was one of them. Odin and his brothers protect the Earth while waiting for the coming of man.
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Keywords
Yggdrasill

Indexer Notes

Origin and first appearance of Ymir and Buri, first appearance of Surtur and Borr.

Odin Battles Ymir, King of the Ice Giants (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Don Heck (credited)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-452
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the days of the gods, when the world was young, Asgard was menaced by the rampaging ice giants..
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Odin; Ymir; Ice Giants (introduction)
Synopsis
The ice giants, led by Ymir, attack Asgard but Odin defends it and traps Ymir inside a ring of fire.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Introduction
  4. 3. A Thor Bonus Feature [Map of Asgard]
    Thor
  5. 4. Introducing... the Mighty Thor! [Journey into Mystery #83]
    Thor
  6. 5. The Stone Men from Saturn!
    Thor
  7. 6. Featuring: The Mighty Thor, Captured By "The Executioner" [Journey into Mystery #84]
    Thor
  8. 7. The Mighty Thor vs. the Executioner
    Thor
  9. 8. Never Before Has the Mighty Thor Faced a Foe as Dangerous as Loki, the God of Mischief!! [Journey into Mystery #85]
    Thor
  10. 9. Trapped by Loki, the God of Mischief!
    Thor
  11. 10. "How can I defeat the Tomorrow Man when he can fade into a different year before I reach him??" [Journey into Mystery #86
    Thor
  12. 11. On the Trail of the Tomorrow Man!
    Thor
  13. 12. "Prisoner of the Reds!" [Journey Into Mystery #87]
    Thor
  14. 13. Prisoner of the Reds!
    Thor
  15. 14. "The Terrible Vengeance of Loki!" [Journey Into Mystery #88]
    Thor
  16. 15. The Vengeance of Loki!
    Thor
  17. 16. Starring the Mighty... Thor! The Most Colorful Super Hero of All!!! [Journey into Mystery #89]
    Thor
  18. 17. The Thunder God and the Thug!
    Thor
  19. 18. The Carbon Copy Man! [Journey Into Mystery #90]
    Thor
  20. 19. Trapped by the Carbon-Copy Man!
    Thor
  21. 20. "Sandu, Master of the Supernatural" [Journey Into Mystery #91]
    Thor
  22. 21. Sandu, Master of the Supernatural!
    Thor
  23. 22. The Mighty Thor Cannot Reach His Enchanted Hammer! Is This to Be Loki's Final Victory?? [Journey into Mystery #92]
    Thor
  24. 23. The Day Loki Stole Thor's Magic Hammer
    Thor
  25. 24. "Radio-Active Man!" [Journey Into Mystery #93]
    Thor
  26. 25. The Mysterious Radio-Active Man!
    Thor
  27. 26. See Mighty Thor and Evil Loki Unite, to Battle the Human Race, as the Marvel Comics Group Ushers in the Marvel Age of Comics! [Journey into Mystery #94]
    Thor
  28. 27. Thor and Loki Attack the Human Race!
    Thor
  29. 28. "You have finally met the one enemy you can never defeat, Thor!" [Journey Into Mystery #95]
    Thor
  30. 29. The Demon Duplicators!
    Thor
  31. 30. Merlin the Mad! [Journey Into Mystery #96]
    Thor
  32. 31. Defying the Magic of... Mad Merlin!
    Thor
  33. 32. Lee and Kirby Combine Talents to Bring You Mighty Thor Battling the Amazing Lava Man! [Journey into Mystery #97]
    Tales of Asgard; Thor
  34. 33. The Lava Man
    Thor
  35. 34. Think You Got Troubles Wait Till You See What Happens to... Thor When He Meets... the Human Cobra! [Journey into Mystery #98]
    Thor
  36. 35. Challenged by the Human Cobra!
    Thor
  37. 36. The Mighty Thor Meets the Most Dramatic Super-Foe of the Year... the Mysterious Mister Hyde! [Journey into Mystery #99]
    Thor
  38. 37. The Mysterious Mister Hyde!
    Thor
  39. 38. "Thor's Showdown With Mr. Hyde!" [Journey Into Mystery #100]
    Thor
  40. 39. The Master Plan of Mr. Hyde!
    Thor
  41. 40. Tales of..... Asgard! Home of the Mighty Norse Gods
    Tales of Asgard
  42. 41. Odin Battles Ymir, King of the Ice Giants
    Tales of Asgard
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