([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; Mindy Newell (collection assistant editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Hardcover with dustjacket
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

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
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

Reprints

"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
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
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man; Hank Pym; Tony Stark; Avengers [Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp; Iron Man [Tony Stark]]; Odin; Loki; Heimdall; Norn Hag (I); Don Blake; Mr. Hyde (flashback); Jane Foster (flashback)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Norn Hag and the Well of Centures, story continued in Journey Into Mystery #102.

"The Invasion of Asgard!" (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Colors
Evelyn Stein or Glynis Oliver
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Job Number
X-568
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Loki; Heimdall; Norn Hag; Ulfrin the Dragon (I); Skoll (I); Hati (I); Rime Giants (I); Geirrodur (I); Odin
Synopsis
Thor holds off the enemies of Asgard until help arrives.
Reprints

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.

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
?
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man
Reprints

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

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-573
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man; Loki; Odin
Reprints

"Death" Comes to Thor! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
Evelyn Stein or Glynis Oliver
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Hela, Goddess of Death (I); The Three Norn Fates (I); Balder; Sif (I); King Rugga (I)
Synopsis
Thor (at the age of 18) rescues Sif from Hela, goddess of Death, and earns the right to carry the Hammer of Odin.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Third in the Boyhood of Thor series, first appearances of Hela, Goddess of Death, The Three Norn Fates, King Rugga and Sif.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Enchantress; Executioner
Reprints

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

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero
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.
Reprints

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
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Evelyn Stein or Glynis Oliver
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-625
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Sindri, King of the Dwarfs (I); Skord (I); Gullin, the Boar God (I); King Mirmir (I); Aske (I); Embla (I)
Synopsis
Story of how Odin created the first humans.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fourth in the Boyhood of Thor series, next story in this series is in Thor #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)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Surtur; Skagg
Reprints

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

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-636
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Odin; Balder; Heimdall; Surtur; Skagg; Loki; Enchantress; Executioner; Don Blake; Jane Foster
Reprints

Heimdall Guardian of the Mystic Rainbow Bridge! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
Evelyn Stein or Glynis Oliver
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Heimdall; Odin; Agnar the Fierce (I); Gotron, the Agile (I); King of the Storm Giants (name Brimer is revealed in the next issue) (I)
Synopsis
Story of how Heimdall earned the right to guard the Rainbow Bridge.
Reprints

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)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Cobra; Mr. Hyde
Reprints

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

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-681
Genre
superhero
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 and Mr. Hyde team up, forming a long-standing team.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The customary back-up mystery story is dropped in favor of longer Thor stories. This story is continued in Journey Into Mystery #106.

"When Heimdall Failed!" (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Colors
Evelyn Stein or Glynis Oliver
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-682
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Heimdall; King Brimer; Queen Nedra (I); Odin; a Vanna (an air-sprite) (I)
Synopsis
Story of how an Air Spirit snuck past Heimdall.
Reprints

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)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Mr. Hyde; The Cobra
Reprints

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

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-704
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Mr. Hyde [Calvin Zabo]; The Cobra; Don Blake; Calvin Zabo; Jane Foster
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story continues from Journey Into Mystery #105.

Balder "The Brave" (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Evelyn Stein or Glynis Oliver
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-718
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Balder; Odin; Thor; Tyr (I); Honir (I)
Synopsis
Story of how Balder gained his invincibility.
Reprints

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
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Grey Gargoyle
Reprints

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

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-725
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Grey Gargoyle [Paul Duval] (I)(O); Don Blake; Jane Foster; Paul Duval (I)
Reprints

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
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Evelyn Stein or Glynis Oliver
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-738
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Balder; Loki; Norn Queen (later known as Karnilla) (I); Norn Queen's servant (later known as Haag) (I)
Reprints

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
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Loki; Jane Foster; Dr. Strange
Reprints

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

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-749
Genre
superhero
Characters
F: Thor; GS: Dr. Strange; Avengers [Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp]; Odin; Don Blake; Jane Foster; Heimdall; V: Loki
Reprints

"Trapped by the Trolls!" (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Evelyn Stein or Glynis Oliver
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-750
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
GS: Thor; V: King Sindri of the Dwarvfs; Dwarfs; Trolls
Reprints

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
?
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-789
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Magneto; Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Mastermind; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver; Toad]
Reprints

"When Magneto Strikes!" (Table of Contents: 28)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-789
Genre
superhero
Characters
F: Thor; V: Magneto; Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch; Mastermind; Toad]; GA: Don Blake; Jane Foster; X-Men (mostly unseen)
Reprints

"Banished From Asgard!" (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Evelyn Stein or Glynis Oliver
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-781
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
GS: Thor; Odin; V: Arkin the Weak (I); Queen Knorda (I)
Reprints

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)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Mr. Hyde; Cobra; Jane Foster
Reprints

"Every Hand Against Him!" (Table of Contents: 31)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-811
Genre
superhero
Characters
F: Thor; GS: Odin; Heimdall; Jane Foster; Don Blake; V: Loki; Cobra; Mr. Hyde
Reprints

The Defeat of Odin! (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Evelyn Stein or Glynis Oliver
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-814
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
GS: Thor; Odin; V: Prince Rivvak (I)
Reprints

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
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
Evelyn Stein or Glynis Oliver
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-498
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Odin; Surtur
Synopsis
Story of how Odin trapped Surtur in the center of the Earth.
Reprints

"The Storm Giants" (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
Evelyn Stein or Glynis Oliver
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-520
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Loki; Odin; Agnar, King of the Eagles (I)
Synopsis
First in the Boyhood of Thor series.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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!"
    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!
    Tales of Asgard
  16. 15. "The Cobra and Mr. Hyde!"
    Thor
  17. 16. "The Cobra and Mr. Hyde!"
    Thor
  18. 17. "When Heimdall Failed!"
    Tales of Asgard
  19. 18. The Thunder God Strikes Back!
    Thor
  20. 19. "The Thunder God Strikes Back!"
    Thor
  21. 20. Balder "The Brave"
    Tales of Asgard
  22. 21. "The Grey Gargoyle!"
    Thor
  23. 22. "When the Grey Gargoyle Strikes!"
    Thor
  24. 23. "Balder Must Die!"
    Tales of Asgard
  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!"
    Tales of Asgard
  28. 27. Magneto, Most Powerful of the Evil Mutants!
    Thor
  29. 28. "When Magneto Strikes!"
    Thor
  30. 29. "Banished From Asgard!"
    Tales of Asgard
  31. 30. "Every Hand Against Him!"
    Thor
  32. 31. "Every Hand Against Him!"
    Thor
  33. 32. The Defeat of Odin!
    Tales of Asgard
  34. 33. Surtur the Fire Demon!
    Tales of Asgard
  35. 34. "The Storm Giants"
    Tales of Asgard
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