Journey into Mystery #99

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
December 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/18056

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee, Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Mysterious Mister Hyde! (Thor) Cover, 1 page

"It is time for mighty Thor to become weak Doctor Blake again..."

Featuring

Feature
Thor
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Jane Foster; Mister Hyde [Calvin Zabo]

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Mighty Thor (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #6 (August 1981)
The Mysterious Mister Hyde!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #18 (1991)
The Mighty Thor Meets the Most Dramatic Super-Foe of the Year... the Mysterious Mister Hyde! [Journey into Mystery #99]
 
United States
Essential Thor (Marvel, 2001 series) #1 (February 2001)
The Mighty Thor Meets the Most Dramatic Super-Foe of the Year... the Mysterious Mister Hyde!  (black and white)
Printed in
The Mighty Thor Omnibus (Marvel, 2010 series) #1 (2010)
 
Thor (BSV - Williams, 1974 series) #17
 
Marvel Masterworks: The Mighty Thor (Marvel, 1999 series) #[1] (November 1999)
From GCD
from Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #99 (December 1963)
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Niresk Industries, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

"You've heard about it! You've read about it!"

Featuring

Feature
Niresk Industries, Inc.

Credits

Writing
, scripter (promo copy)
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Advertisement for an all-transistor radio from Gaycraft.

Inside front cover

Show/hide 2. The Mysterious Mister Hyde! (Thor) Comic story, 13 pages

"A man would have to be mad to defy the mighty Thor!"

Featuring

Feature
Thor
Genre
Superhero
Code
X-512
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Mister Hyde [Calvin Zabo] (introduction, origin); Jane Foster; Odin

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter [credited]
Art
Don Heck, line art [credited]
Colours
Stan Goldberg , colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer [credited]

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Mighty Thor (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #6 (August 1981)
The Mysterious Mister Hyde!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #18 (1991)
"The Mysterious Mister Hyde!"
 
United States
Essential Thor (Marvel, 2001 series) #1 (February 2001)
"The Mysterious Mister Hyde!"  (black and white)
Printed in
Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1966 series) #13 (March 1968)
 
The Mighty Thor Omnibus (Marvel, 2010 series) #1 (2010)
 
Il Mitico Thor (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #7 (6 Luglio 1971)
 
Fantastic! (IPC, 1967 series) #21 (8 July 1967)
 
Eclipso (Arédit-Artima, 1968 series) #50 (2ème trimestre 1975)
 
Thor (BSV - Williams, 1974 series) #17
 
Spider-Man Comics Weekly (Marvel UK, 1973 series) #17 (9 June 1973)
 
Marvel Masterworks: The Mighty Thor (Marvel, 1999 series) #[1] (November 1999)
From GCD
from Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #99 (December 1963)

Synopsis

Having been refused a job by Doctor Blake, Calvin Zabo becomes Mister Hyde and attacks the doctor. Meanwhile, Odin has agreed to let Thor marry Jane Foster if she proves worthy. After Mister Hyde learns that Blake survived ('saved' by Thor) it seems that Thor robs a bank, and the police issue a warrant for his arrest.

Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. This is the first Continued story to appear in the Thor series.

Show/hide 3. The Thread Text story, 2 pages

"Red's Water Front Shack was the same tonight as any other, only for some reason there seemed to be a sort of suspension in the air as if something were about to happen."

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
[A-786]
Characters
Matt Anderson; Midget Morgan/Count Morgan; Dr. Waynne

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Reprint history

Original
Journey into Unknown Worlds (Marvel, 1950 series) #13 (October 1952)

Synopsis

The mysterious death of a scientist reveals a mystical device and leads to the death of a centuries-old Italian count.

Notes

Text story with illustration. The events of this story are dated January 8, 1952.

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 (Magic Art Reproducer; Norton Products) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Draw any person in one minute!"

Featuring

Feature
Magic Art Reproducer; Norton Products

Credits

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

Synopsis

Illustrated ad for "Magic Art Reproducer" for $1.98 from Norton Products, New York, N.Y.

Notes

On top half of page between page 1 of “The Thread” prose story and page 6 of the Thor comic story.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Grayson Products’ Giant Kite) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"You’ll have fun & thrills as this 7 foot giant zooms 500 ft. in 3 minutes!"

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 between page 1 of “The Thread” prose story and page 6 of the Thor comic story.

Show/hide 6. Treasure Chest of Fun (Honor House Products) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Honor House Products

Credits

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

Notes

Between pages 10 and 11 of the Thor comic story.

Show/hide 7. 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

Notes

Advertisement for the Hypno-Coin from Hypnotic Aids Supply Co. located on upper half of page.

Show/hide 8. Reward $11,750.00 Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Characters
Liberty (symbolic figure)

Credits

Writing
, scripter (promo copy)
Art
, photographer
Colours
, colourist (panel backgrounds and lettering only)
Text
, typeset

Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for catalog from Best Values Co. on lower half of page.

Show/hide 9. Stroom's Strange Solution! Comic story, 5 pages

"He was the only one who could save his world, but he was forbidden to act!"

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
X-486
Characters
King Kellu; Dr. Immanuel Stroom

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, plotter
 
Larry Lieber, scripter (script)
Art
Larry Lieber, penciller
 
Matt Fox, inker
Colours
Stan Goldberg , colourist
Text
Sam Rosen, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Edderkoppen (I.K. [Illustrerede klassikere], 1967 series) #2 ([1967])
 
Eclipso (Arédit-Artima, 1968 series) #76 (2ème trimestre 1981)
 
Marvelserien (Williams Förlags AB, 1967 series) #5 (1967)

Synopsis

An alien world is dangerously overpopulated, so a scientist releases a gas that shrinks the entire population, making the same amount of space accomodate more people.

Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Recycles in part the plot of Fantastic Four (1961 series) #7. Info by Bob Bailey, 2005-03-19 (Per Sandell ed.).

Show/hide 10. Record Riot (Hit Records) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"102 smash songs $3.49"

Featuring

Feature
Hit Records

Credits

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

Synopsis

Ad for seven records containing 102 hit songs.

Notes

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

Show/hide 11. Untitled (Grit) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Come on, fella grab this chance to make $1 to $5 weekly and win dandy prizes, too"

Featuring

Feature
Grit

Credits

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

Synopsis

Advertisement for selling Grit magazine from Grit Publishing Co.

Notes

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

Show/hide 12. 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

Ad for stamps and other products.

Notes

Follows page 2 of “The Thread” prose story.

Show/hide 13. Surtur the Fire Demon! (Tales of Asgard) Comic story, 5 pages

"There are no secrets from Odin, king of the gods!"

Featuring

Feature
Tales of Asgard
Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural
Code
X-498
Characters
Odin; Surtur; Trolls

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter [credited]
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller [credited]
 
George Roussos, inker [attributed]
Colours
Stan Goldberg , colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Mighty Thor (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #6 (August 1981)
Surtur the Fire Demon!
 
United States
Essential Thor (Marvel, 2001 series) #1 (February 2001)
Surtur the Fire Demon!  (black & white)
Printed in
Thor: Tales of Asgard (Marvel, 2009 series) #1 (May 2009)
 
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #26 ([December] 1993)
 
Tales of Asgard (Marvel, 1968 series) #1 (October 1968)
 
Thor: Tales of Asgard (Marvel, 2010 series) #[nn] ([January] 2010)
 
The Mighty Thor Omnibus (Marvel, 2010 series) #1 (2010)
 
Il Mitico Thor (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #3 (11 Maggio 1971)
 
Biblioteca Marvel: Thor (Planeta DeAgostini, 2001 series) #1 (Mayo 2001)
 
Die Spinne (Condor, 1980 series) #40 (1981)
 
Die Spinne (BSV - Williams, 1974 series) #4 ([Februar] 1974)
 
Crazy Magazine (Marvel, 1973 series) #85 (April 1982)
 
Thor (Arédit-Artima, 1977 series) #1 (août 1977)
From GCD
from Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #99 (December 1963)

Synopsis

The Trolls ally with Surtur against Asgard, but Odin conquers them. Surtur travels to Earth to destroy it, but again Odin defeats him and traps him in the center of the planet. Their battle creates the moon and starts the rotation of the Earth.

Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Inks: Uncredited info by Bob Bailey, 2005-03-19 (Per Sandell ed.)

Show/hide 14. Untitled Advertisement, 1 page

"A lifetime of fun, money, and friends - from amateur magic!"

Credits

Writing
, scripter (ad copy)
Art
, line art
 
, photographer
Colours
, colourist (panel backgrounds only)
Text
, typeset

Notes

Ad for "Blackstone's Mysteries of Magic."

Show/hide 15. Untitled Advertisement, 1 page

"Boys! Men! My secret new Dynaflex method"

Featuring

Characters
Mike Marvel (photo)

Credits

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

Notes

Ad for a muscle building system.

Show/hide 16. Untitled Advertisement, 1 page

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

Credits

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

Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for a home study course teaching radio and television repair.

Show/hide 17. Untitled Advertisement, 1 page

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

Credits

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

Notes

Back cover. Ad for hypnotism lessons.


Notes

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

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

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

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 94839

Entry created

  • 13/05/2022

Cover added

  • 13/05/2022

Index completed

  • 13/05/2022