([November] 2006)

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Volume
3
Price
16.99 USD; 27.25 CAD
Pages
622
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
ISBN
978-0-7851-2149-7; 0-7851-2149-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780785121497 51699
Editing
Mark D. Beazley (collection editor); Jennifer Gr├╝nwald (assistant editor); Jeff Youngquist (senior editor, special projects)
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound Trade Paperback
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Chris Sotomayor
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Galactus
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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Essential Thor Vol.3 (Table of Contents: 2)

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typeset

The Thunder God and the Troll! (Table of Contents: 3)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Ulik
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The Thunder God and the Troll! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Sif; Ulik (introduction); Geirrodur, King of the Rock Trolls; Grak
Synopsis
Geirrodur's trolls capture Sif and lure Thor after her. Thor must battle Ulik, mightiest of the Rock Trolls.
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The Tragedy of Hogun! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Warriors Three [Hogun; Volstagg; Fandral]; Saguta (introduction)(death); Mogul (introduction); Jinni Devil (introduction)
Synopsis
Thor and his companions find the dying Saguta who is a countryman of Hogun's. Hogun swears vengeance on Mogul, lord of the Mystic Mountain, who did this.
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Indexer Notes

Mystic Mountain Part 1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]
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Keywords
Rock Trolls

The Flames of Battle! (Table of Contents: 7)

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Script
Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
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Vince Colletta
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Ulik; Geirrodur; Orikal (introduction); Sif; Odin
Synopsis
The Trolls steal Thor's hammer while he's on earth using the Orb of Orikal which they have stolen from its owner.
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The Quest for the Mystic Mountain! (Table of Contents: 8)

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Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Wazir, the Prophet (introduction); Ogur (introduction)
Synopsis
Thor and companions defeat the one-eyed Ogur to speak with Wazir, the prophet.
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Indexer Notes

Mystic Mountain Part 2.

To Die Like a God! (Table of Contents: 9)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Sif; Orikal
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To Die Like a God! (Table of Contents: 10)

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Script
Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
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Vince Colletta
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Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Sif; Odin; Ulik; Geirrodur; Orikal
Synopsis
Thor is taken by Sif to Trollheim to recover his hammer. He fights Ulik, releases Orikal, and wins the troll war.
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The Secret of the Mystic Mountain (Table of Contents: 11)

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Script
Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Mogul; Jinni Devil; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]
Synopsis
Thor and companions find the Mystic Mountain of Mogul.
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Indexer Notes

Mystic Mountain Part 3.

The Growing Man (Table of Contents: 12)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Growing Man
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The Growing Man! (Table of Contents: 13)

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Script
Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
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Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Odin; Growing Man (introduction); Sif; Olson (Blake's janitor); Kang
Synopsis
Thor defeats Kang and his creature, the Growing Man.
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The Battle Begins! (Table of Contents: 14)

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Script
Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Jinni Devil; Mogul
Synopsis
Thor and companions defeat the Jinni Devil.
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Indexer Notes

Mystic Mountain Part 4.

Who Is... Replicus? (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta (vignettes); Frank Giacoia (main figure)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Replicus
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Indexer Notes

Vignettes and main figure taken from interior story; Giacoia (re-)inking credit from Nick Caputo via GCD Errors list, January 2009.

The Wrath of Replicus (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Slugger Sykes (introduction)(death); Chuda (introduction)(death); Replicus (introduction); Granny Gardenia (introduction); Blackie
Synopsis
Slugger Sykes joins Chuda to use the cybernetic Replicus for crime. Replicus fights Thor as Sykes turns on Chuda's plans for world domination. Chuda and Sykes die. Replicus is destroyed.
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Alibar and the Forty Demons! (Table of Contents: 17)

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Script
Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Mogul; Alibar, the Thief (introduction); Satan's Forty Horsemen (introduction)
Synopsis
Thor and his companions invade Mogul's stronghold.
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Indexer Notes

Mystic Mountain Part 5.

The Scourge of the Super-Skrull! (Table of Contents: 18)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Super-Skrull
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The Scourge of the Super-Skrull! (Table of Contents: 19)

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Script
Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
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Vince Colletta
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Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Loki; Super-Skrull; Balder; Sif; Odin
Synopsis
The Super-Skrull, influenced by Loki, attacks and is beaten by Thor. Meanwhile, Odin sends Sif and Balder to find the evil Enchanters in the land of Ringsfjord.
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We, Who Are About to Die...! (Table of Contents: 20)

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Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Hogun; Fandral; Mogul; Sulibeg (introduction); Alibar; Satan's Forty Horsemen
Synopsis
Mogul's Demon Riders attack Thor and his companions.
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Indexer Notes

Mystic Mountain Part 6.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Balder; Sif; Brona; Magnir
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--And, Soon Shall Come: the Enchanters! (Table of Contents: 22)

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Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Bill Everett
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Heimdall; Mr. Markham; Balder; Sif; Enchanters Three [Magnir; Forsung; Brona] (introduction); Living Talisman (introduction)
Synopsis
Thor, Sif and Balder face the Enchanters Three and the Living Talisman.
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Indexer Notes

First appearances of the land of Ringsfjord.

To The Death! (Table of Contents: 23)

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Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
Inks
Bill Everett
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Mutaurus (introduction)(death); Mogul's sister (introduction); Satan's Forty Horsemen
Synopsis
Volstagg finds the Idol of the Mystic Mountain and the Rod of Wondrous Wizard Power. Thor faces the Demon Riders.
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Indexer Notes

Mystic Mountain Part 7.

This Battleground Earth! (Table of Contents: 24)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]
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This Battleground Earth! (Table of Contents: 25)

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Script
Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
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Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Sif; Balder; Enchanters Three [Magnir; Brona; Forsung]; The Living Talisman; Odin
Synopsis
Thor, Sif and Balder defeat Magnir and Brona while Odin faces Forsung.
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The Beginning of the End! (Table of Contents: 26)

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Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
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Vince Colletta
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Sam Rosen

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Alibar; Satan's Forty Horsemen; Mogul
Synopsis
Volstagg saves the day with the Rod of Wizard Power he found.
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Indexer Notes

Mystic Mountain Part 8.

Abandoned On Earth! (Table of Contents: 27)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby; John Romita (alterations)
Inks
Vince Colletta; John Romita (alterations)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]
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Indexer Notes

Romita credit per Nick Caputo, Jan 2011.

Abandoned on Earth! (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Sif; Balder; Enchanters Three [Magnir; Brona; Forsung (death)]; Odin; Living Talisman (death); Circus of Crime [Ringmaster [Maynard Tiboldt]; Princess Python [Zelda DuBois]; Clown [Eliot Franklin]; Luigi Bambonno; Ernesto Gambonno; Human Cannonball [Jack Pulvar]; Bruto]
Synopsis
Odin defeats Forsung and demands all Asgardians return. Thor refuses and his powers are removed (except Asgardian Strength). The Ringmaster hypnotizes Thor into joining the Circus of Crime.
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Indexer Notes

Destruction of Forsung and the Living Talisman.

The End! (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Alibar (made Prince); Mogul (death)
Synopsis
Alibar and Hogun defeat Mogul's spotted plague.
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Indexer Notes

Mystic Mountain Part 9 (conclusion). Tales of Asgard feature comes to an end for now.

-- If the Thunder Be Gone! (Table of Contents: 30)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Circus of Crime [Ringmaster [Maynard Tiboldt]; Princess Python [Zelda DuBois]; Human Cannonball [Jack Pulvar]]
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-- If the Thunder Be Gone! (Table of Contents: 31)

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Script
Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Circus of Crime [Ringmaster [Maynard Tiboldt]; Princess Python [Zelda DuBois]; Clown [Eliot Franklin]; Luigi Bambonno; Ernesto Gambonno; Human Cannonball [Jack Pulvar]]; Sif; Balder; Odin (cameo); Jane Foster (cameo); Dr. Keith Kincaid (cameo)
Synopsis
The weakened and hypnotized Thor helps the Circus of Crime to steal the Golden Bull. Sif and Balder watch from Asgard as the police confront Thor.
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The Wrath of Odin! (Table of Contents: 32)

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?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Loki; Odin
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The Wrath of Odin! (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Circus of Crime [Ringmaster [Maynard Tiboldt]; Princess Python [Zelda DuBois]; Clown [Eliot Franklin]; Luigi Bambonno; Ernesto Gambonno; Human Cannonball [Jack Pulvar]]; Loki; Odin; Sif; Balder
Synopsis
Thor surrenders to the police, Loki posts his bail and attacks him when alone. Sif and Balder intervene.
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The Pounding Power of the Wrecker! (Table of Contents: 34)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby; John Romita ? (alterations; see notes)
Inks
Vince Colletta; John Verpoorten ? (alterations; see notes)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Sif; Balder; Wrecker [Dirk Garthwaite]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Per Nick Caputo: Thor is repositioned and Asgardians altered, likely by John Romita and John Verpoorten. Original stat of cover was used in an Italian reprint, as seen here

http://kirbymuseum.org/blogs/kirby/archives/216

Let There Be... Chaos! (Table of Contents: 35)

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Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Loki; Balder; Sif; Odin; Wrecker [Dirk Garthwaite] (introduction)(origin); Norn Queen [Karnilla]; Spider-Man (cameo on television)
Synopsis
All the Asgardians on earth have their powers removed by Odin. Loki, trying to get power from Karnilla, accidentally creates the Wrecker who attacks Thor.
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When Falls a Hero! (Table of Contents: 36)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Wrecker [Dirk Garthwaite]
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When Falls a Hero! (Table of Contents: 37)

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Script
Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
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Vince Colletta
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Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Wrecker [Dirk Garthwaite]; Sif; Balder; Loki; Odin
Synopsis
Thor, still at half strength, is defeated by the Wrecker.
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Indexer Notes

Plot crossover with Fantastic Four #73.

Even in Death -- (Table of Contents: 38)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Loki; Hela
Synopsis
Thor's spirit leaves his body by Hela's command as Loki gloats in the background.
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Even in Death... (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Wrecker [Dirk Garthwaite]; Hela; Loki; Norn Queen [Karnilla]; Balder; Sif; Giant Barbaric (introduction); Forest Trolls (introduction); Destroyer [Sif]
Synopsis
The Wrecker leaves Thor for dead. Thor, rebuffing Hela, returns to his body to face the enemy. Sif and Baldur face Karnilla and Loki. Sif is tricked into entering the Destroyer which takes out the Wrecker but now faces the weakened Thor.
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--To Rise Again! (Table of Contents: 40)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Destroyer [Sif]
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--To Rise Again! (Table of Contents: 41)

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Script
Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
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Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Destroyer [Sif]; Norn Queen [Karnilla]; Loki; Balder; Odin; Ulik
Synopsis
Thor battles the Destroyer to a standstill, not knowing that it is Sif's life force that animates the creature. Odin decides that Thor has been punished long enough and restores his full power. Meanwhile, Ulik and a Troll army attack Karnilla's castle, and she releases Balder from her thrall so that he can fight for her.
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The Wrath of the Warrior! (Table of Contents: 42)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Ulik; Sif; Balder; Norn Queen [Karnilla]; Loki
Synopsis
Thor vs Ulik.
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The Dilemma of Dr. Blake! (Table of Contents: 43)

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Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
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Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Destroyer [Sif]; Odin; Balder; Norn Queen [Karnilla]; Loki; Ulik
Synopsis
Karnilla releases Sif and the Destroyer falls unconscious. Thor is then transported to the land of the Norns to battle Ulik. Odin goes to Midgard to retrieve the inert Destroyer.
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--But Dr. Blake Can Die! (Table of Contents: 44)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Don Blake; Loki; Sif
Synopsis
Loki vs. Donald Blake
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--But Dr. Blake Can Die! (Table of Contents: 45)

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Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
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Vince Colletta
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Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Sif; Karnilla; Balder; Loki; Don Blake; Ulik; Odin
Synopsis
Loki has stolen Thor's hammer and fled to Midgard. Thor and Sif pursue him, but without the hammer Thor changes into Don Blake as Loki attacks them. Loki escapes, but Sif is injured in the fight, and Dr. Blake must operate to save her life.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Loki; Ulik; Mangog; Hela; Don Blake; Sif; Toag; Balder; Karnilla; The Legion of the Lost
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...To Wake the Mangog! (Table of Contents: 47)

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Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
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Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Loki; Sif; Hela; Harokin; Ulik; Mangog (introduction); Don Blake; Toag, Elder of the Council Supreme (introduction); Odin; Muggers, Inc. (introduction); Balder; Karnilla; The Legion of the Lost (introduction)
Synopsis
While Sif recovers, Hela shows Thor the glory of eternal battle he can enter if he surrenders to her. Loki takes the throne of Asgard while Odin undergoes the Odinsleep. Ulik frees Mangog from captivity.
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Now Ends... the Universe! (Table of Contents: 48)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
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Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Mangog
Synopsis
Thor vs. Mangog
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Now Ends the Universe! (Table of Contents: 49)

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Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
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Vince Colletta
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Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Sif; Karnilla; Odin; Toag; Balder; Legion of the Lost; Mangog; Loki; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Ego; Recorder
Synopsis
Thor and Sif return to Asgard, and Loki sends Thor and the Warriors Three to battle Mangog, who is approaching Asgard in order to draw the Odinsword and bring about Ragnarok.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 50)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Balder; Sif; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Recorder
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The Hammer and the Holocaust! (Table of Contents: 51)

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Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
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Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Mangog; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Loki; Toag; Heimdall; Recorder; Karnilla; Balder; The Legion of the Lost; Odin; Sif
Synopsis
While Asgard waits in fear, Thor and the Warriors Three battle Mangog but cannot stop his advance.
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Behind Him... Ragnarok! (Table of Contents: 52)

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Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
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Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Mangog
Synopsis
Thor in grasp of Mangog.
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Behind Him...Ragnarok! (Table of Contents: 53)

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Stan Lee
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Jack Kirby
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Vince Colletta
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Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Mangog; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Balder; Karnilla; The Legion of the Lost; Guntharr (introduction); Loki; Toag; Recorder; Odin; Sif
Synopsis
Balder and the Legion of the Lost escape Karnilla and join the battle against Mangog. Odin awakens in time to stop Mangog from drawing the Odinsword.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 54)

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Pencils
Marie Severin; Jack Kirby (paste-ups)
Inks
Marie Severin; Vince Colletta (paste-ups)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor
Reprints
Keywords
mythology

The Way It Was! (Table of Contents: 55)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Don Blake; Heimdall (flashback); Odin (flashback); Jane Foster (flashback); Sif (flashback); Karnilla (flashback); Loki (flashback); Balder (flashback); Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg] (flashback); Hercules (flashback); Pluto (flashback); Ulik (flashback); Toag (flashback); Cobra (flashback); Destroyer (flashback)
Synopsis
Don Blake reflects on his life since finding the walking stick that tranformed him into Thor.
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Indexer Notes

Pages 1-3 and 17-20 surrounding a reprint of the first Thor story from Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #83.

The Answer At Last! (Table of Contents: 56)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta; John Romita (alterations to Thor's arm)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Storm Giant
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Romita credit based on stat of original cover seen by Nick Caputo; correction sent via GCD Errors list, January 2009.

The Answer At Last! (Table of Contents: 57)

Thor / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Don Blake (origin); Heimdall; Odin; Storm Giants of Niffelheim (flashback); Balder (flashback); Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg] (flashback); Gondolff (introduction) (flashback)
Synopsis
Odin reveals that he created the identity of Dr. Don Blake when he exiled Thor to Midgard years ago.
Reprints

And Now.. Galactus! (Table of Contents: 58)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Galactus
Reprints

And Now... Galactus! (Table of Contents: 59)

Thor / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Tana Nile; Recorder; Odin; Sif; Galactus; Ego; Wanderers
Synopsis
Tana Nile asks Thor to travel with her to Rigel to challenge Galactus, who is approaching their galaxy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the race of Wanderers.

Shall A God Prevail! (Table of Contents: 60)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Galactus; Ego
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ego vs Galactus with Thor in the middle.

Shall a God Prevail? (Table of Contents: 61)

Thor / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Recorder; Galactus; Ego; Wanderers
Synopsis
Thor drives Galactus away from Ego, the Living Planet. Ego then allows the homeless race of Wanderers to settle there.
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Galactus A'borning! (Table of Contents: 62)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Galactus; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Thor and Asgardians watch origin of Galactus

Galactus is Born! (Table of Contents: 63)

Thor / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Recorder; High Commissioner of Rigel; Tana Nile; Heimdall; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Odin; Torger (Cosmic Counselor of Asgard); Galactus; Balder; Karnilla
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Origin of Galactus begins, it continues in Thor #168. First appearance of Torger, the Cosmic Counselor of Asgard.

Where Dwell the Demons! (Table of Contents: 64)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Sif; Pluto; Mutates
Reprints

Where Dwell the Demons! (Table of Contents: 65)

Thor / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Sif; Odin; Pluto; Mutates; The Keeper of the Antiquities of Asgard; Him (in cocoon)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story continues from Fantastic Four #67, first appearances of Mutates and the Keeper of the Antiquities of Asgard.

Lest Mankind Fall! (Table of Contents: 66)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Zeus; Pluto
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Thor vs Pluto as Zeus intervenes

Lest Mankind Fall! (Table of Contents: 67)

Thor / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Sif; Pluto; Mutates; Balder; Karnilla; Odin; Zeus; Athena; Him (not named, still in cocoon)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Athena.

Him! (Table of Contents: 68)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Sif; Him [Adam Warlock]
Synopsis
Thor vs Him over Sif
Reprints

Him! (Table of Contents: 69)

Thor / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Sif; Balder; Him [Adam Warlock]; Odin; The Watcher; The Astrologer Royal of Asgard; Karnilla; Haag
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Him appears for the 3rd time here from Fantastic Four #66 and 67, the first appearance of the Astrologer Royal of Asgard.

A God Berserk! (Table of Contents: 70)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby; John Romita (alterations)
Inks
Vince Colletta; John Romita (alterations)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Him [Adam Warlock]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Romita credit added by Nick Caputo via GCD Errors list, January 2009.

A God Berserk! (Table of Contents: 71)

Thor / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Thor; Sif; Him [Adam Warlock]; Balder; Odin; The Astrologer Royal of Asgard; Karnilla; Haag
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The Marvel Essentials Library (Table of Contents: 72) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Essential Thor Vol.3
  4. 3. The Thunder God and the Troll!
    Thor
  5. 4. The Thunder God and the Troll!
    Thor
  6. 5. The Tragedy of Hogun!
    Tales of Asgard
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  8. 7. The Flames of Battle!
    Thor
  9. 8. The Quest for the Mystic Mountain!
    Tales of Asgard
  10. 9. To Die Like a God!
    Thor
  11. 10. To Die Like a God!
    Thor
  12. 11. The Secret of the Mystic Mountain
    Tales of Asgard
  13. 12. The Growing Man
    Thor
  14. 13. The Growing Man!
    Thor
  15. 14. The Battle Begins!
    Tales of Asgard
  16. 15. Who Is... Replicus?
    Thor
  17. 16. The Wrath of Replicus
    Thor
  18. 17. Alibar and the Forty Demons!
    Tales of Asgard
  19. 18. The Scourge of the Super-Skrull!
    Thor
  20. 19. The Scourge of the Super-Skrull!
    Thor
  21. 20. We, Who Are About to Die...!
    Tales of Asgard
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  23. 22. --And, Soon Shall Come: the Enchanters!
    Thor
  24. 23. To The Death!
    Tales of Asgard
  25. 24. This Battleground Earth!
    Thor
  26. 25. This Battleground Earth!
    Thor
  27. 26. The Beginning of the End!
    Tales of Asgard
  28. 27. Abandoned On Earth!
    Thor
  29. 28. Abandoned on Earth!
    Thor
  30. 29. The End!
    Tales of Asgard
  31. 30. -- If the Thunder Be Gone!
    Thor
  32. 31. -- If the Thunder Be Gone!
    Thor
  33. 32. The Wrath of Odin!
    Thor
  34. 33. The Wrath of Odin!
    Thor
  35. 34. The Pounding Power of the Wrecker!
    Thor
  36. 35. Let There Be... Chaos!
    Thor
  37. 36. When Falls a Hero!
    Thor
  38. 37. When Falls a Hero!
    Thor
  39. 38. Even in Death --
    Thor
  40. 39. Even in Death...
    Thor
  41. 40. --To Rise Again!
    Thor
  42. 41. --To Rise Again!
    Thor
  43. 42. The Wrath of the Warrior!
    Thor
  44. 43. The Dilemma of Dr. Blake!
    Thor
  45. 44. --But Dr. Blake Can Die!
    Thor
  46. 45. --But Dr. Blake Can Die!
    Thor
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  48. 47. ...To Wake the Mangog!
    Thor
  49. 48. Now Ends... the Universe!
    Thor
  50. 49. Now Ends the Universe!
    Thor
  51. 50. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  52. 51. The Hammer and the Holocaust!
    Thor
  53. 52. Behind Him... Ragnarok!
    Thor
  54. 53. Behind Him...Ragnarok!
    Thor
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  56. 55. The Way It Was!
    Thor
  57. 56. The Answer At Last!
    Thor
  58. 57. The Answer At Last!
    Thor
  59. 58. And Now.. Galactus!
    Thor
  60. 59. And Now... Galactus!
    Thor
  61. 60. Shall A God Prevail!
    Thor
  62. 61. Shall a God Prevail?
    Thor
  63. 62. Galactus A'borning!
    Thor
  64. 63. Galactus is Born!
    Thor
  65. 64. Where Dwell the Demons!
    Thor
  66. 65. Where Dwell the Demons!
    Thor
  67. 66. Lest Mankind Fall!
    Thor
  68. 67. Lest Mankind Fall!
    Thor
  69. 68. Him!
    Thor
  70. 69. Him!
    Thor
  71. 70. A God Berserk!
    Thor
  72. 71. A God Berserk!
    Thor
  73. 72. The Marvel Essentials Library
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