The Mighty Thor #2

Published
June 1978
Page count
?
Cover price
0.50 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/1104935

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (The Mighty Thor!) Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. On the Trail of the Tomorrow Man! (Thor the Mighty) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Thor the Mighty
Genre
Superhero
Code
[V-913]
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Tomorrow Man [Arthur Zarrko] (introduction, origin); Jane Foster; Odin (introduction, cameo)

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, plotter
 
Larry Lieber, scripter (script)
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Dick Ayers, inker
Text
Jon D'Agostino, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Journey into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #86 (November 1962)
On the Trail of the Tomorrow Man!
Also printed
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #39 (January 1963)
Untitled
 
United States
Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1966 series) #4 (September 1966)
"On the Trail of the Tomorrow Man!"
 
Australia
Marvel Tales (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #3 ([February 1982?])
On the Trail of Tomorrow Man!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #18 (1991)
"On the Trail of the Tomorrow Man!"
 
United States
Essential Thor (Marvel, 2001 series) #1 (February 2001)
"On the Trail of the Tomorrow Man!"  (black and white)

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.

Show/hide 2. Prisoner of the Reds! (The Mighty Thor) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Mighty Thor
Genre
Superhero
Code
V-947
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Jane Foster; Colonel Edward Harrison (introduction); John Blandings (introduction)

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, plotter
 
Larry Lieber, scripter (script)
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Dick Ayers, inker
Text
Artie Simek, letterer [as Art Simek]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Journey into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #87 (December 1962)
Prisoner of the Reds!

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.

Show/hide 3. The Man on the Endless Stairway Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Carl Cragg

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Journey into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #87 (December 1962)
The Man on the Endless Stairway

Synopsis

A fugitive runs up a staircase to hide from police, but when he runs back down the staircase descends into hell.

Show/hide 4. The Vengeance of Loki! (The Mighty Thor!) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Mighty Thor!
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Loki; Jane Foster; Odin (cameo); Heimdall (cameo)

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, plotter
 
Larry Lieber, scripter (script)
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Steve Ditko, penciller
 
Dick Ayers, inker
 
Steve Ditko, inker
Text
Artie Simek, letterer [as Art Simek]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Journey into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #88 (January 1963)
"The Vengeance of Loki!"

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.

Show/hide 5. Behind Locked Doors! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural
Code
V-1000

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Journey into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #88 (January 1963)
Behind Locked Doors
Also printed
Australia
Strange Tales (Horwitz, 1963 series) #6 ([September 1963?])

Synopsis

A Soviet spy attempts to get American factory workers to strike by acts of sabotage and by convincing them that working conditions are unsafe. He doesn't reckon with the machines, which are "Made in America", coming to life with a mind of their own and taking matters in their own hands in order to deal with him.

Show/hide 6. Long Live the Queen! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
V-999
Characters
Phareeta; Asmara

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee , plotter
 
Larry Lieber , scripter (script)
Art
Don Heck, line art
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Journey into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #88 (January 1963)
Long Live the Queen
Also printed
Australia
Strange Tales (Horwitz, 1963 series) #6 ([September 1963?])

Synopsis

An impatient successor in ancient Egypt attempts to poison the queen, but is caught and sentenced to death. She bribes a sorceror to cast a spell to reincarnate her as a queen, and she is reborn as a queen bee.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 62676

Entry created

  • 24/07/2014

Cover added

  • 22/07/2016

Index completed

  • 13/05/2022

Last updated

  • 13/05/2022