FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Beta Ray Bill (1st); Nick Fury; Jasper Sitwell; Sif; Heimdall; Balder; Volstagg; VILLAINS: Loki; Lorelei (1st); Surtur
Nick Fury asks Thor's aid in investigating an alien ship heading for earth. Thor arrives and triggers the awakening of an alien protector, Beta Ray Bill. Bill bests Thor and takes up his hammer only to be accidentally summoned to Asgard by Odin who thinks he is summoning Thor.
Thor; GUESTS: Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan; Odin; Volstagg; Balder; Guido Sapristi (introduction); VILLAINS: Fafnir; Lorelei; Karnilla; Haag; Loki; Surtur; CAMEO: Clark Kent [Superman]; Lois Lane; Heimdall
Thor loses the Don Blake identity and gains secret i.d. of Sigurd Jarlson courtesy of Nick Fury (his disguise being, you guessed it, a pair of glasses). Sigurd gets a job as a construction worker but the site is wrecked by Fafnir looking for the god of thunder.
Balder is sent by Odin to make the perilous journey to Loki's realm to ask the god of mischief for aid in combating an ancient evil. Malekith makes it there first and sways Loki to his side. Balder, forced to break his vow of non-violence by a taunting Loki, cuts off the schemer's head and wanders into the desert to die.
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Roger Willis; Balder; Agnar; Mr. Strother; VILLAINS: Malekith; Lorelei; Surtur; Master of the Hounds; Dark Elves; Sand Devil
The Dark Elves try to capture the Casket of Ancient Winters from its new guardian, Roger Willis. Thor helps out. Malekith captures Thor's true (or at least enchanting) lover, Melodi, and threatens to kill her if the Casket is not given up.
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Roger Willis; Odin; Heimdall; Balder; Agnar; Wyrd (a Norn); Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; VILLAINS: Malekith; Lorelei; Algrim the Strong (Introduction); Dark Elves; Surtur; Wormwood
Thor and Roger invade the realm of Faerie to rescue Thor's love while keeping the Casket of Ancient Winters out of Malekith's hands. They don't quite succeed. Balder has a chat with a Norn. Odin prepares for battle. Surtur prepares to invade earth.