Journey into Mystery #84

United States

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
September 1962
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/17155

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Executioner (The Mighty Thor) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Mighty Thor
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Comrade Executioner; Jane Foster (called "Jane Nelson" in this issue)

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Joe Sinnott, inker
Colours
Stan Goldberg, colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Mighty Thor (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #1 ([October 1977?])
The Executioner
 
Australia
The Mighty Thor (Yaffa, 1980?) ([1980])
The Executioner
Show/hide 1. The Mighty Thor vs. The Executioner (The Mighty Thor) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Mighty Thor
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Jane Foster (introduction, called "Jane Nelson"); Comrade Executioner (death, not to be confused with the later Thor villain Executioner)

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, plotter
 
Larry Lieber, scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Dick Ayers, inker
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1966 series) #3 (July 1966)
The Mighty Thor vs. The Executioner
 
Australia
The Mighty Thor (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #1 ([October 1977?])
The Executioner
 
Australia
The Mighty Thor (Yaffa, 1980?) ([1980])
The Mighty Thor vs. The Executioner
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #18 (1991)
The Mighty Thor vs. the Executioner
 
United States
Essential Thor (Marvel, 2001 series) #1 (February 2001)
The Mighty Thor vs. the Executioner
 
United States
The Mighty Thor Omnibus (Marvel, 2010? series) #1 (November 2010)
The Mighty Thor vs. the Executioner

Synopsis

Dr. Blake joins a medical mission to a South American country wracked with civil war. The leader of the communist faction — the Executioner — orders an attack on the doctors, and Blake must use the power of Thor to save his colleagues and defeat the communists.

Notes

In this story, Donald Blake is able to uses his walking stick to conjure a storm without transforming into Thor.

Show/hide 2. The Recipe Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy
Code
[K-338]
Characters
Josie

Credits

Text
, typeset

Synopsis

A tomboyish girl tries out cooking to appease her mother, but accidentally cooks a witch's brew, totally inappropriate for a fairy like her.

Notes

Text story with illustration.

Show/hide 3. The Witching Hour! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Sam Jordan

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee , plotter
 
Larry Lieber , scripter
Art
Don Heck, line art
Colours
Stan Goldberg , colourist
Text
Terry Szenics , letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Mighty Thor (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #1 ([October 1977?])
The Witching Hour!

Synopsis

A criminal flees to a foreign country, where people still believe in witches. He convinces a woman that he meets on the train to pretend to be a witch so that he can extort money from villagers as a fake witch hunter, but when he refuses to split the loot the woman reveals that she really is a witch and sends him floating into outer space.

Notes

Lee plot; Lieber script per Nick Caputo. The Mighty Thor Comics Index #5 by George Olshevsky credits Stan Lee solely.

Show/hide 4. Somewhere Hides a...Thing! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
V-833
Characters
Jacque

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Mighty Thor (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #1 ([October 1977?])
Somewhere Hides a… Thing!

Synopsis

A dying man in the Arctic claims that he saw an alien land. His friends search for alien, but they don’t realize that an iceberg is its disguised space ship, and think it was a hallucination. The alien leaves, since humanity is too primitive for comment.

Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Script and Letters credit is from The Mighty Thor Comics Index #5 by George Olshevsky.


Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.

Distributed to newstands in July 1962. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 8297

Cover added

Index completed

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