Journey into Mystery #92

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
May 1963
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/17671

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee, Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Thor) Cover, 1 page

"The Mighty Thor cannot reach his enchanted hammer! Is this to be Loki's final victory??"

Featuring

Feature
Thor
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, line art
 
Dick Ayers , inker
 
, inker
Colours
Stan Goldberg, colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Mighty Thor (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #4 (June 1980)
Loki's Final Victory??
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #18 (1991)
The Mighty Thor Cannot Reach His Enchanted Hammer! Is This to Be Loki's Final Victory?? [Journey into Mystery #92]
 
United States
Essential Thor (Marvel, 2001 series) #1 (February 2001)
The Mighty Thor Cannot Reach His Enchanted Hammer! Is This to Be Loki's Final Victory??  (black and white)
Printed in
Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1966 series) #10 (September 1967)
 
Fantastic! (IPC, 1967 series) #13 (13 May 1967)
 
The Mighty Thor Omnibus (Marvel, 2010 series) #1 (2010)
 
Thor (BSV - Williams, 1974 series) #10
 
Marvel Masterworks: The Mighty Thor (Marvel, 1999 series) #[1] (November 1999)
From GCD
from Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #92 (May 1963)

Notes

Possible Kirby cover inks per Nick Caputo who did a study of Kirby inking on his blog:.

http://nick-caputo.blogspot.com/2011/09/kirby-inking-kirby.html

Dick Ayers credit per original indexer.

Show/hide 1. Untitled [All-Male He-Man] (American Body Building Club) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Body Building Club

Credits

Writing
, scripter (ad copy)
Art
, line art
 
, photographer
Text
, typeset

Synopsis

Send for booklets showing how to develop a muscular body.

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Day Loki Stole Thor's Magic Hammer (Thor) Comic story, 13 pages

"Without his magic hammer, mighty Thor is as bereft of power as mighty Samson without his hair!"

Featuring

Feature
Thor
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Mr. Jones; Neri (Handmaiden, introduction, cameo)

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, plotter [credited]
 
Robert Bernstein, scripter [credited] (script)
Art
Joe Sinnott, line art [credited]
Colours
Stan Goldberg , colourist
Text
Marty Epp, letterer [as M. Epp]

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1966 series) #10 (September 1967)
The Day Loki Stole Thor's Magic Hammer
 
Australia
The Mighty Thor (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #4 (June 1980)
The Day Loki Stole Thor's Magic Hammer
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #18 (1991)
The Day Loki Stole Thor's Magic Hammer
 
United States
Essential Thor (Marvel, 2001 series) #1 (February 2001)
The Day Loki Stole Thor's Magic Hammer  (black and white)
Printed in
The Mighty Thor Omnibus (Marvel, 2010 series) #1 (2010)
 
Il Mitico Thor (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #4 (21 Maggio 1971)
 
Fantastic! (IPC, 1967 series) #13 (13 May 1967)
 
Fantastic Annual (IPC, 1967 series) #1970
 
Thor (BSV - Williams, 1974 series) #10
 
Hit Comics Die fantastischen Vier (BSV - Williams, 1970 series) #236
 
De Vier Verdedigers Classics (Classics/Williams, 1971 series) #57 (1972)
 
Marvel Masterworks: The Mighty Thor (Marvel, 1999 series) #[1] (November 1999)
From GCD
from Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #92 (May 1963)

Synopsis

Loki magically diverts Thor's hammer to free himself from his chains. Thor returns to Asgard to find the hammer, and Loki tries to kill him with magical traps, but Thor overcomes them all to find his hammer and catch Loki.

Notes

Neri's only other known appearance is in an alternate reality story in What If? (Marvel, 1977 series) #47 (October 1984).

Show/hide 3. The Remedy Oil Text story, 2 pages

"All of the fancy clothing stores on Main Street were doing a booming business at Easter time except old Mrs. Gerrity's."

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
[J-984]
Characters
Mrs. Gerrity; Tom Gerrity; Officer O'Malley; Logarithm

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
Marie Severin, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Reprint history

Original
Uncanny Tales (Marvel, 1952 series) #54 (April 1957)

Synopsis

An old-fashioned shopkeeper unwittingly saves the life of a boy from Mechanica when her remedy oil lubricates the gears in his brain.

Notes

Text story with illustrations. The first page of this story is printed between pages 5 and 6 of the Thor story, while the second page is printed between the two back-up comic stories.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Padell Book Co. Books) Advertisement, 1 page

"You can have the secret weapon!"

Featuring

Feature
Padell Book Co. Books

Credits

Writing
, scripter (ad copy)
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Synopsis

An advertisement for Padell Book Company's instruction booklets for self-defense, hypnotism, mechanical drawing, etc.

Notes

Between page 1 of “The Remedy Oil” prose story and page 6 of the Thor comic story.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Commercial Trades Institute) Advertisement, 1 page

"Great new idea from CTI"

Featuring

Feature
Commercial Trades Institute

Credits

Writing
, scripter (ad copy)
Art
, line art
 
, photographer
Text
, typeset

Synopsis

An advertisement for Commercial Trades Institutes job training booklets.

Notes

Between pages 10 and 11 of Thor comic story.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (National Radio Institute) Advertisement, 1 page

"Learn radio television electronics by practicing at home in your spare time"

Featuring

Feature
National Radio Institute

Credits

Writing
, scripter (ad copy)
Art
, photographer
Colours
, colourist (background only)
Text
, typeset

Notes

Advertisement to learn how to repair televisions and radios from the National Radio Institute.

Show/hide 7. The Man Who Hated Monstro! Comic story, 5 pages

"You're huge and powerful, but somehow--someway--I shall destroy you!"

Featuring

Genre
Animal; horror-suspense
Characters
Karl Krumm; Monstro

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, plotter
 
Larry Lieber, scripter (script)
Art
Paul Reinman, line art
Colours
Stan Goldberg , colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Mighty Thor (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #4 (June 1980)
The Man Who Hated Monstro!
Printed in
Fear (Marvel, 1970 series) #3 (March 1971)
 
Creepy Worlds (Alan Class, 1962 series) #35 (1964 ?)
 
Das Monster von Frankenstein (BSV - Williams, 1974 series) #26 (Februar 1976)
 
Hit Comics (BSV - Williams, 1966 series) #149 (1970)
 
Fantastic Annual (IPC, 1967 series) #1968

Synopsis

A star acrobat is jealous of a popular gorilla at his circus and torments it. Finally, he arranges for the gorilla to break free so that it will be shot, but it has enough strength left to swing out on the trapeze to get revenge.

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Best Values Co. Catalog) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Reward $9,985.50 for this coin!"

Featuring

Feature
Best Values Co. Catalog

Credits

Writing
, scripter (ad copy)
Art
, photographer
Colours
, colourist (background only)
Text
, typeset

Synopsis

Send $1.00 for catalog listing prices the company will pay for rare coins.

Notes

On top half of page, preceding page 2 of “The Remedy Oil” prose story.

Show/hide 9. Untitled (Grayson Products’ Giant Kite) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Fly this exciting giant 7 foot windhooker!"

Featuring

Feature
Grayson Products’ Giant Kite

Credits

Writing
, scripter (ad copy)
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Synopsis

Ad for a 7 foot plastic kite.

Notes

On lower half of page, preceding page 2 of “The Remedy Oil” prose story.

Show/hide 10. Untitled [Stamps; Shop by Mail] Advertisement, 1 page

"Stamp collecting outfit"

Credits

Writing
, scripter (ad copy)
Art
, line art
 
, photographer
Text
, typeset
Editing
, editor

Synopsis

Miscellaneous small ads for stamps and novelty items.

Notes

Follows page 2 of “The Remedy Oil” prose story.

Show/hide 11. I Used to Be... Human! Comic story, 5 pages

"Yes, once I too was human -- just as you are!"

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

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) #4 (June 1980)
I Used to Be... Human!
Printed in
Spellbound (L. Miller & Son, 1960 series) #38 (1963)
 
Fantastic Annual (IPC, 1967 series) #1968
 
The Mighty World of Marvel (Marvel UK, 1972 series) #29 (April 21, 1973)
 
Hit Comics (BSV - Williams, 1966 series) #127

Synopsis

A space pilot is stranded on a planet where the only available food turns the eater into one of the planet's hideous natives. He eats the fruit in order to survive, but finds that the psychic communications of the creatures are so beautiful that he doesn't want to change back.

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Live Squirrel Monkey) Advertisement, 0.16 pages

"Darling live pet monkey!"

Featuring

Feature
Live Squirrel Monkey

Credits

Writing
, scripter (ad copy)
Art
, photographer
Colours
, colourist (background only)
Text
, typeset
Editing
, editor

Synopsis

Ad for a live squirrel monkey.

Notes

On top tier of page.

Show/hide 13. Untitled (Florida Sea Horse Co.) Advertisement, 0.17 pages

"Live sea horses!"

Featuring

Feature
Florida Sea Horse Co.

Credits

Writing
, scripter (ad copy)
Art
, photographer
Colours
, colourist (background only)
Text
, typeset
Editing
, editor

Synopsis

Ad for a “mated pair of Dwarf species Living Sea Horses”, $6.98 for two pairs.

Notes

On second tier of page.

Show/hide 14. Untitled (Famous Dance Course) Advertisement, 0.17 pages

"Learn any dance fast!"

Featuring

Feature
Famous Dance Course

Credits

Writing
, scripter (ad copy)
Art
, photographer
Colours
, colourist (background only)
Text
, typeset
Editing
, editor

Synopsis

Ad for “giant foot charts” for dancing, priced $1.

Notes

On third tier of page.

Show/hide 15. Untitled (Grit) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Boys 12 or older make $1 to $5 weekly in your spare time"

Featuring

Feature
Grit

Credits

Writing
, scripter (ad copy)
Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset

Notes

Advertisement to sell Grit magazine from Grit Publishing Co, located on lower half of page.

Show/hide 16. Untitled (Mike Marvel System) Advertisement, 1 page

"Boys! Men! My secret new Dynaflex method can build you a magnificent new he-man-muscled body in just ten minutes a day"

Featuring

Feature
Mike Marvel System
Characters
Mike Marvel (photo)

Credits

Writing
, scripter (ad copy)
Art
, line art
 
, photographer
Colours
, colourist (background and lettering only)
Text
, typeset
Editing
, editor

Notes

Ad for Dynaflex body-building course for $1.98.

Show/hide 17. Untitled (Made Simple Self-Teaching Encyclopedia) Advertisement, 1 page

"Fill the gaps in your family's education with the amazing Made Simple Self-Teaching Encyclopedia"

Featuring

Feature
Made Simple Self-Teaching Encyclopedia

Credits

Writing
, scripter (ad copy)
Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside back cover. Ad, with order coupon, for the Made Simple Self-Teaching Encyclopedia from Cadillac Publishing Co., Inc.

Show/hide 18. Untitled (Famous Artists Schools) Advertisement, 1 page

"He’s looking for people who like to draw"

Featuring

Feature
Famous Artists Schools
Characters
Albert Dorne (caricature)

Credits

Writing
, scripter (ad copy)
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

Back cover.

Send for no obligation Famous Artists Talent Test.


Notes

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

This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 94436

Entry created

  • 13/05/2022

Cover added

  • 13/05/2022

Index completed

  • 13/05/2022