([December] 1993)

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Volume
26
Price
34.95 USD; 43.75 CAD
Pages
248
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
ISBN
0-87135-992-8 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Tom Brevoort (editor); Mindy Newell (collection assistant editor)

Issue Notes

Art Restoration by Dan Nakrosis, Mickey Ritter, Phil Lord, Gordon Robson. Recolored by Evelyn Stein and Glynis Oliver.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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
Letters
typeset

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"The Return of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man!" (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

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

"The Return of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man!" (Table of Contents: 4)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
George Roussos (credited as G. Bell)
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Tomorrow Man [Arthur Zarrko]; Odin; Loki; Heimdall; Avengers [Giant-Man [Hank Pym] (cameo); Wasp [Janet Van Dyne] (cameo); Iron Man [Tony Stark] (cameo)]; Haag (cameo, introduction) [called "Norn Hag" in this story]; Mister Hyde [Calvin Zabo] (flashback); Jane Foster (flashback)
Synopsis
Loki convinces Odin to reduce Thor's power in punishment for loving Jane Foster, and then restores the memory of the Tomorrow Man so that he can come back in time and defeat Thor. He builds a powerful robot, and when Thor cannot defeat it he agrees to help the Tomorrow Man conquer the 23rd century.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Norn Hag and the Well of Centures.

The Invasion of Asgard! [The Boyhood of Thor! Part 2] (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Evelyn Stein ?; Glynis Oliver ?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-568
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Loki; Haag [called only "Norn Hag" in this story]; Hati; Heimdall; Geirrodur (introduction); Odin; Skoll (introduction); Ulfrin the Drago
Synopsis
Loki makes a hole in Asgard's defenses and lures Thor there to face an attack alone. Thor holds off the enemies of Asgard until help arrives.
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Indexer Notes

The second Boyhood of Thor story, first appearances of Skoll and Hati the Wolf Gods, Ulfrin the Dragon, Rime Giants and Geirrodur the Troll. Geirrodur next appears in Thor (Marvel, 1965 series) #137 (February 1967), Skoll next appears in Thor (Marvel, 1965 series) #448 (June 1992), Haag is not named until Thor (Marvel, 1965 series) #165 (June 1969).

Slave of "The Tomorrow Man!" (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Tomorrow Man [Arthur Zarrko]
Reprints

"Slave of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man!" (Table of Contents: 7)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-573
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Tomorrow Man [Arthur Zarrko]; Loki; Odin
Synopsis
Thor helps Zarrko conquer the 23rd century world, but then turns on him and defeats him, winning back Odin's favour.
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"Death" Comes to Thor! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Paul Reinman (credited)
Colors
Evelyn Stein ?; Glynis Oliver ?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (origin editor)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Hela (introduction); Balder; Norns [Skuld (introduction); Urd (introduction); Verdandi (introduction)]; Sif (introduction); King Rugga
Synopsis
Thor (at the age of 18) rescues Sif from Hela, goddess of Death, and earns the right to carry the Hammer of Odin.
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Indexer Notes

Third in the Boyhood of Thor series, first appearances of Hela, Goddess of Death, The Three Norn Fates, King Rugga and Sif. Sif looks nothing like her later and more familiar Marvel appearance, but more like her traditional description.

The Enchantress and the Executioner! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Enchantress [Amora]; Executioner [Skurge]
Reprints

"The Enchantress and the Executioner!" (Table of Contents: 10)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Swinging his enchanted hammer at twice the speed of light, the mighty Thor leaves the future, where we left him last issue, and travels back through time!!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Jane Foster; Odin; Don Blake; Enchantress (introduction, villain); Executioner (introduction, villain); Loki (villain); Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Loki and Odin conspire to end Thor's infatuation with Jane Foster by sending the Enchantress to seduce him away from his mortal love. The heavy handed Executioner fouls things up and the mission is unsuccessful.
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Indexer Notes

At this point, the stories take a turn to Asgardian themes and backdrops. First appearances of the Enchantress and the Executioner.

"Thor's Mission to Mirmir!" (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Evelyn Stein ?; Glynis Oliver ?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-625
First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the tale of Thor's odyssey to Mirmir...
Feature Logo
Tales of Asgard Home of the Mighty Norse Gods!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Sindri (introduction); Skord; Gullin (introduction); King Mirmir; Aske; Embla
Synopsis
Thor must reach Mirmir to tell him that Odin has decided it is time to create the human race.
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Indexer Notes

Fourth in the Boyhood of Thor series, next story in this series is in Thor (Marvel, 1966 series) #252. First appearances of Sindri, King of the Dwards, Skord, Gullin, the Boar God, King Mirmir, Aske (first male human); Embla (first female human) and the ship Skipbladner.

"Giants Walk the Earth!" (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Surtur; Skagg
Reprints

"Giants Walk the Earth!" (Table of Contents: 13)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-636
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Skagg; Surtur; Balder; Heimdall; Jane Foster; Loki; Odin; Enchantress [Amora] (cameo); Executioner [Skurge] (cameo)
Synopsis
Odin comes to Earth to settle the matter of Thor's love for Jane Foster. At the same time, Loki frees Skagg, the Storm Giant and Surtur so that he never has to relinquish his power over Asgard. Thor, Balder and Odin defeat the giants and Loki is punished.
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Heimdall Guardian of the Mystic Rainbow Bridge! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Feature Logo
Tales of Asgard Home of the Mighty Norse Gods!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Heimdall (origin); Odin; Agnar the Fierce (introduction); Gotron, the Agile (introduction); Brimer (introduction); Trolls; Storm Giants
Synopsis
Story of how Heimdall earned the right to guard the Rainbow Bridge.
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Indexer Notes

First in the Heimdall Biography series. First appearances of Agnar the Fierce, Gotron the Agile and the King of the Storm Giants (Brimer).

"The Cobra and Mr. Hyde!" (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Mr. Hyde [Calvin Zabo]; The Cobra [Klaus Vorhees]
Reprints

"The Cobra and Mr. Hyde!" (Table of Contents: 16)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-681
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our scene is the headquarters of the Avengers, where we find Earth's mightiest team of superheroes at the conclusion of one of their regular meetings...
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Avengers [Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp]; Calvin Zabo; Cobra; Mr. Hyde [Calvin Zabo]; Don Blake; Jane Foster
Synopsis
The Cobra meets Mister Hyde and they join forces to defeat Thor. They track Thor to Dr. Blake's office, and demand that Blake help them find Thor. Blake becomes Thor while their backs are turned and fights the two villains until they manage to take his hammer from him.
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"When Heimdall Failed!" (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
George Roussos (credited as Geo. Bell)
Colors
Evelyn Stein ?; Glynis Oliver ?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-682
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Heimdall; King Brimer; Queen Nedra (introduction); Odin; Vanna
Synopsis
In hope of attacking Asgard, King Brimer and Queen Nedra send a Vanna, an air-sprite, to pass by Heimdall and spy on them
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Indexer Notes

Second in the Heimdall Biography series, first appearances of Queen Nedra and a Vanna (an air-sprite).

The Thunder God Strikes Back! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Mr. Hyde [Calvin Zabo]; The Cobra [Klaus Vorhees]
Reprints

"The Thunder God Strikes Back!" (Table of Contents: 19)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-704
First Line of Dialogue or Text
My enchanted hammer is somewhere inside that complex machine!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Mr. Hyde [Calvin Zabo]; The Cobra; Don Blake; Calvin Zabo; Jane Foster
Synopsis
Thor evades the villains and transforms back into Dr. Blake, then pretends to betray Thor in order to get his cane back. He becomes Thor and defeats the Cobra easily, though Hyde escapes by becoming Calvin Zabo and slipping away. Hyde attacks Thor later, but is defeated. When Blake returns to the office he discovers that Jane hates him because of his seeming betrayal of Thor.
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Balder "The Brave" (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Vince Colletta (credited)
Colors
Evelyn Stein ?; Glynis Oliver ?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-718
Feature Logo
Tales of Asgard Home of the Mighty Norse Gods!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Balder (origin); Odin; Thor; Tyr (introduction); Honir (introduction)
Synopsis
Story of how Balder gained his invincibility. Odin orders Balder executed for leaving a battle to rescue a fallen bird, but Balder is so beloved that the animals and plants keep any harm from coming to him, and Odin makes him invincible.
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Indexer Notes

First in the Balder Biography series, first appearances of Tyr and Honir.

"The Grey Gargoyle!" (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Grey Gargoyle [Paul Duval]
Reprints

"When the Grey Gargoyle Strikes!" (Table of Contents: 22)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-725
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Settle back in a cozy comfortable chair...
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Grey Gargoyle [Paul Duval] (introduction, origin); Jane Foster
Synopsis
A scientist accidentally gains the power to turn himself into living stone, and to turn others into stone statues. He comes to New York to attack Thor, hoping to gain the secret of immortality. As Don Blake, Thor tricks him into falling into the river, and his stone body sinks to the bottom.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance and origin of the Grey Gargoyle.

"Balder Must Die!" (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Vince Colletta (credited)
Colors
Evelyn Stein ?; Glynis Oliver ?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-738
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Balder; Loki; Karnilla (introduction, un-named in this story); Haag (un-named in this story)
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.
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Indexer Notes

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

See Thor Battle Loki, Prince of Evil, for the Life of Lovely Jane Foster. (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Loki; Jane Foster; Doctor Strange
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Brodsky cover inks credit from Nick Caputo via GCD Errors list, January 2009. Original indexer credited Chic Stone.

"At the Mercy of Loki, Prince of Evil!" (Table of Contents: 25)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-749
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Loki; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Odin; Jane Foster; Heimdall; Avengers [Iron Man; Giant-Man; Wasp] (cameo)
Synopsis
Thor is called to the aid of Doctor Strange, and as Dr. Blake saves his life after a crippling mystic attack. Loki takes advantage of a misunderstanding between Thor and Odin to come to Earth and kidnap Jane Foster. Thor finds Loki and defeats him, while a grateful Doctor Strange saves Jane.
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"Trapped by the Trolls!" (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Vince Colletta (credited)
Colors
Evelyn Stein ?; Glynis Oliver ?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-750
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Behold! A weary traveler appears at the court of Sindri, king of the dwarfs!
Feature Logo
Tales of Asgard Home of the Mighty Norse Gods!
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.
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Magneto, Most Powerful of the Evil Mutants! (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-789
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Magneto; Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Mastermind; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver; Toad]
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"When Magneto Strikes!" (Table of Contents: 28)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-789
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Magneto; Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch; Mastermind; Toad]; Don Blake; Jane Foster; X-Men (mostly unseen)
Synopsis
Magneto is testing his powers in the city. He "attracts" Thor's attention. They battle aboard Magneto's submarine. Meanwhile, the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants are out looking for the X-Men. Magneto flees from Thor in his escape vessel and the X-Men's submarine is seen pursuing him. Thor turns back to Don Blake and visits Jane Foster. She makes him a snack and gives him a glass of milk.
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"Banished From Asgard!" (Table of Contents: 29)

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Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Vince Colletta (credited)
Colors
Evelyn Stein ?; Glynis Oliver ?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-781
Feature Logo
Tales of Asgard Home of the Mighty Norse Gods!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Odin; Arkin the Weak (villain; introduction); Queen Knorda (villain; introduction)
Synopsis
Arkin the Weak betrays Asgard in an attempt to win the hand of Queen Knorda.
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Indexer Notes

First appearances of Arkin the Weak and Queen Knorda.

"Every Hand Against Him!" (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See: mighty Thor battling against the legions of Asgard!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Mr. Hyde; Cobra; Jane Foster
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"Every Hand Against Him!" (Table of Contents: 31)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-811
First Line of Dialogue or Text
There is an aura of evil over the city!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Don Blake]; Odin; Heimdall; Jane Foster; Loki; Cobra [Klaus Vorhees]; Mister Hyde [Calvin Zabo]
Synopsis
Loki sends the Cobra and Mr. Hyde to kidnap Jane. Thor confronts them but is forced to back down and let them go after they threaten to hurt her. Odin, witnessing the scene, expresses his displeasure at Thor's "weakness" and banishes him from Asgard. Thor explains that his former actions were a result of Loki's trickery. Odin allows Thor to return to Earth where he battles the villains again. He rescues Jane but she is critically ill. Whirling his hammer, Thor creates a vortex around Jane in which time stands still. This will afford him the opportunity to finish his battle with Cobra and Hyde.
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The Defeat of Odin! (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Vince Colletta (credited)
Colors
Evelyn Stein ?; Glynis Oliver ?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-814
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The enemy approaches, Sire!
Feature Logo
Tales of Asgard Home of the Mighty Norse Gods!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Odin; Prince Rivvak (introduction)
Synopsis
Was Odin defeated by an army of men, or did he stage the battle to teach the gods a lesson?
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of Prince Rivvak.

Surtur the Fire Demon! (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
Evelyn Stein ?; Glynis Oliver ?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-498
First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are no secrets from Odin, king of the gods!
Feature Logo
Tales of Asgard Home of the Mighty Norse Gods!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Odin; Surtur; trolls
Synopsis
Story of how Odin trapped Surtur in the center of the Earth. The Trolls ally with Surtur against Asgard, but Odin conquers them. Surtur travels to Earth to destroy it, but again Odin defeats him and traps him in the center of the planet. Their battle creates the moon and starts the rotation of the Earth.
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"The Storm Giants" (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Paul Reinman (credited as P. Reinman)
Colors
Evelyn Stein ?; Glynis Oliver ?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-520
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Loki! There are the two sons of the storm giant!
Feature Logo
Tales of Asgard Home of the Mighty Norse Gods!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Loki; Odin; Agnar, King of the Eagles; Storm Giants
Synopsis
Thor and Loki (as children) defeat three Storm Giants and return the Golden Apples of Iduna.
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Indexer Notes

First in the Boyhood of Thor series.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Introduction
  4. 3. "The Return of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man!"
    Thor
  5. 4. "The Return of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man!"
    Thor
  6. 5. The Invasion of Asgard! [The Boyhood of Thor! Part 2]
    Tales of Asgard
  7. 6. Slave of "The Tomorrow Man!"
    Thor
  8. 7. "Slave of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man!"
    Thor
  9. 8. "Death" Comes to Thor!
    Tales of Asgard
  10. 9. The Enchantress and the Executioner!
    Thor
  11. 10. "The Enchantress and the Executioner!"
    Thor
  12. 11. "Thor's Mission to Mirmir!"
    Tales of Asgard
  13. 12. "Giants Walk the Earth!"
    Thor
  14. 13. "Giants Walk the Earth!"
    Thor
  15. 14. Heimdall Guardian of the Mystic Rainbow Bridge!
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  16. 15. "The Cobra and Mr. Hyde!"
    Thor
  17. 16. "The Cobra and Mr. Hyde!"
    Thor
  18. 17. "When Heimdall Failed!"
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  19. 18. The Thunder God Strikes Back!
    Thor
  20. 19. "The Thunder God Strikes Back!"
    Thor
  21. 20. Balder "The Brave"
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  22. 21. "The Grey Gargoyle!"
    Thor
  23. 22. "When the Grey Gargoyle Strikes!"
    Thor
  24. 23. "Balder Must Die!"
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  25. 24. See Thor Battle Loki, Prince of Evil, for the Life of Lovely Jane Foster.
    Thor
  26. 25. "At the Mercy of Loki, Prince of Evil!"
    Thor
  27. 26. "Trapped by the Trolls!"
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  28. 27. Magneto, Most Powerful of the Evil Mutants!
    Thor
  29. 28. "When Magneto Strikes!"
    Thor
  30. 29. "Banished From Asgard!"
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  31. 30. "Every Hand Against Him!"
    Thor
  32. 31. "Every Hand Against Him!"
    Thor
  33. 32. The Defeat of Odin!
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  34. 33. Surtur the Fire Demon!
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  35. 34. "The Storm Giants"
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