Journey into Mystery #94

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
July 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/17776

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee, Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover See Mighty Thor and Evil Loki Unite, to Battle the Human Race (Thor) Cover, 1 page

"Any man who lifts his hand against Loki, will have to battle Thor as well!!!"

Featuring

Feature
Thor
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Loki

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #18 (1991)
See Mighty Thor and Evil Loki Unite, to Battle the Human Race, as the Marvel Comics Group Ushers in the Marvel Age of Comics! [Journey into Mystery #94]
 
United States
Essential Thor (Marvel, 2001 series) #1 (February 2001)
See Mighty Thor and Evil Loki Unite, to Battle the Human Race, as the Marvel Comics Group Ushers in the Marvel Age of Comics!  (black and white)
Printed in
Il Mitico Thor (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #4 (21 Maggio 1971)
 
Fantastic! (IPC, 1967 series) #15 (27 May 1967)
 
The Mighty Thor Omnibus (Marvel, 2010 series) #1 (2010)
 
Uncanny Tales (Alan Class, 1963 series) #26 (1965 ?)
 
Thor (BSV - Williams, 1974 series) #12
 
Marvel Masterworks: The Mighty Thor (Marvel, 1999 series) #[1] (November 1999)
From GCD
from Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #94 (July 1963)
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Christy Trades School) Advertisement, 1 page

"Start your own business!"

Featuring

Feature
Christy Trades School

Credits

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

Synopsis

Send for electronic appliance repair training information from Christy Trades School, Inc.

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Thor and Loki Attack the Human Race! (Thor) Comic story, 13 pages

"Look, Loki!"

Featuring

Feature
Thor
Genre
Superhero
Code
X-228
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Loki; Heimdall; Odin

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, plotter [credited]
 
Robert Bernstein, scripter [credited] (script)
Art
Joe Sinnott, line art [credited as J. Sinnott]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Sam Rosen, letterer [credited]

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Mighty Thor (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #4 (June 1980)
Thor and Loki Attack the Human Race!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #18 (1991)
"Thor and Loki Attack the Human Race!"
 
United States
Essential Thor (Marvel, 2001 series) #1 (February 2001)
"Thor and Loki Attack the Human Race!"  (black and white)
Printed in
The Mighty Thor Omnibus (Marvel, 2010 series) #1 (2010)
 
Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1966 series) #11 (November 1967)
 
Il Mitico Thor (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #4 (21 Maggio 1971)
 
Fantastic! (IPC, 1967 series) #15 (27 May 1967)
 
Uncanny Tales (Alan Class, 1963 series) #26 (1965 ?)
 
Fantastic! (IPC, 1967 series) #16 (3 June 1967)
 
Eclipso (Arédit-Artima, 1968 series) #34 (octobre 1973)
 
Thor (BSV - Williams, 1974 series) #12
 
Spider-Man Comics Weekly (Marvel UK, 1973 series) #12 (5 May 1973)
 
Marvel Masterworks: The Mighty Thor (Marvel, 1999 series) #[1] (November 1999)
From GCD
from Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #94 (July 1963)

Synopsis

Loki uses his magic to cause Thor's hammer to hit his head, turning him evil. Thor frees Loki, and the two terrorize Earth until the other Asgardians arrange for another blow to the head to reverse the change.

Notes

Job number formerly incorrectly listed at X-328 by Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Show/hide 3. Bird Talk Text story, 2 pages

"All the kids on the block were getting parakeets."

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural
Code
[K-424]
Characters
Tony Tipple; Skeets Mulligan; Toodles Murphy

Credits

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

Reprint history

Original
Journey into Unknown Worlds (Marvel, 1950 series) #50 (October 1956)

Synopsis

A meeting with a strange man gives a boy an unusual way of getting a pet bird, talking to birds.

Notes

Text story with illustration. Story title is from The Mighty Thor Comics Index #5 by George Olshevsky.

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 (Palmer-Jones Publishers) Advertisement, 1 page

"Give me just one evening and I'll teach you to hypnotize easily!"

Featuring

Feature
Palmer-Jones Publishers

Credits

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

Synopsis

Ad for hypnotism lessons.

Notes

Between page 1 of the “Bird Talk” prose story and page 6 of the Thor comic story.

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

"How to make money as you train at home for a better job or a business of your own in Auto Mechanics"

Featuring

Feature
Commercial Trades Institute Booklet

Credits

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

Synopsis

Ad for a home study course teaching auto mechanics.

Notes

Between pages 10 and 11 of the Thor comic story.

Show/hide 6. 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.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Mr. Victor Mason) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Will you work Saturday mornings... ?"

Featuring

Feature
Mr. Victor Mason

Credits

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

Synopsis

Advertisement to sell shoes from the Mason Shoe Mfg. Company.

Notes

On lower half of page.

Show/hide 8. Dinner Time on Deimos! Comic story, 5 pages

"He thought the grass was greener on the other guys' planet!"

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Laird Benedict

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Mighty Thor (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #4 (June 1980)
Dinner Time on Deimos!
Printed in
Where Monsters Dwell (Marvel, 1970 series) #10 (July 1971)
 
Secrets of the Unknown (Alan Class, 1962 series) #34
 
Smash! (IPC, 1966 series) #139 (28 September 1968)

Synopsis

In the future, Earth is overpopulated, and even the very rich must work an hour on a farm each week to produce enough food. A rich man leaves Earth and finds a sparsely-populated and fertile planet to live on. He discovers that the plants are actually predatory, and that the few peaceful inhabitants are so short of food that he must work eight hours a day to feed himself.

Show/hide 9. Boys 12 or Older Make $1 to $5 in Your Spare Time (Grit) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Grit

Credits

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

Synopsis

Ad soliciting sellers of Grit newspaper.

Notes

On top half of page, preceding page 2 of “Bird Talk” prose story.

Show/hide 10. Hypno-Coin (Hypnotic Aids Supply Co.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hypnotic Aids Supply Co.

Credits

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

Synopsis

Advertisement for the Hypno-Coin from Hypnotic Aids Supply Co.

Notes

On lower half of page, preceding page 2 of “Bird Talk” prose story.

Show/hide 11. Untitled [Stamps; Shop by Mail] Advertisement, 1 page

"Stamp collecting outfit"

Credits

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

Synopsis

Ad for stamps and other products.

Notes

Follows page 2 of “Bird Talk” prose story.

Show/hide 12. The Gentle Old Man! Comic story, 5 pages

"He was the sort of tenant that a landlord like "Greedy" Grundy dreamed about!"

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
X-308
Characters
Gregory "Greedy" Grundy

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Mighty Thor (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #4 (June 1980)
The Gentle Old Man!
Printed in
Fear (Marvel, 1970 series) #3 (March 1971)
 
Secrets of the Unknown (Alan Class, 1962 series) #34
 
Vengeur (Arédit-Artima, 1972 series) #4 (décembre 1972)
 
Das Monster von Frankenstein (BSV - Williams, 1974 series) #23

Synopsis

A greedy landlord is captured by a time traveler who maintains a collection of 'dolls' consisting of miniaturized heartless people from different eras.

Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Show/hide 13. Untitled (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

"Do you want spending money?"

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

Credits

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

Synopsis

Ad soliciting people to sell religious and patriotic mottoes.

Show/hide 14. My Secret New Dynaflex Method (Mike Marvel System) Advertisement, 1 page

"Boys! Men!"

Featuring

Feature
Mike Marvel System
Characters
Mike Marvel (photo)

Credits

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

Synopsis

Ad for Dynaflex body-building course for $1.98. Also free booklet, “Secrets of Attracting Girls”.

Show/hide 15. Untitled [2 Complete Fishing Outfits] (Niresk Industries, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Niresk Industries, Inc.

Credits

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

Synopsis

Ad for tackle box, fishing rods and lures.

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 16. He's Looking for People Who Like to Draw (Famous Artists Schools) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Famous Artists Schools
Characters
Albert Dorne (caricature)

Credits

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

Synopsis

Send for no obligation Famous Artists Talent Test.

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

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

Distributed to newstands in May 1963. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 94568

Entry created

  • 13/05/2022

Cover added

  • 13/05/2022

Index completed

  • 13/05/2022