Review:Journey into Mystery #114

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“The Strong I Am,The Sooner I Die!”,Published:January 5th,1965 Writer:Stan Lee,Penciler:Jack Kirby,Inks:Chic Stone,Letters:Sam Rosen

Journey into Mystery #114 feels like a new beginning in the annals of Thor. It’s a new year (1965),Loki’s got a new look,and after the last few issues,[...]

Review:Journey into Mystery #113

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“A World Gone Mad!”,Published:December 3rd,1964 Writer:Stan Lee,Penciler:Jack Kirby,Inks:Chic Stone,Letters:Art Simek

After last issue’s Hulk interlude was the first comic to not feature Donald Blake,I was ready to get back to the “ongoing”tale of Thor. And this issue sorta delivered…I mean,Thor did [...]

Review:Journey into Mystery #112

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“The Mighty Thor Battles the Incredible Hulk!”,Published:November 3rd,1964 Writer:Stan Lee,Penciler:Jack Kirby,Inks:Chic Stone,Letters:Sam Rosen

This is a strange issue. For one,I’m pretty sure this is the first issue not to feature Donald Blake. But what makes it truly odd is how the story gets started. [...]

Review:Journey into Mystery #111

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“The Power of the Thunder God!”,Published:October 1st,1964 Writer:Stan Lee,Penciler:Jack Kirby,Inks:Chic Stone,Letters:Art Simek

Last issue,Thor was in quite the predicament. He had caused an explosion that left Jane’s life hanging in the balance,but couldn’t help her due to his being under the combined assault [...]

Review:Journey into Mystery #110

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“Every Hand Against Him!”,Published:September 1st,1964 Writer:Stan Lee,Penciler:Jack Kirby,Inks:Chic Stone,Letters:Sam Rosen

JiM #110 is a great issue that sees the three different worlds of Thor (his life as Blake,his heroics as Thor,and his Asgardian heritage) come crashing together. It starts off with a bit [...]

Review:Journey into Mystery #109

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“When Magneto Strikes!”,Published:August 4th,1964 Writer:Stan Lee,Penciler:Jack Kirby,Inks:Chic Stone,Letters:Sam Rosen

Well,here’s a crossover I certainly wasn’t expecting. Journey into Mystery #109 features Thor going toe-to-toe with… Magneto?? And he’s not the only Marvel character spotlighted either,the opening of the story serves to remind the [...]

Review:Journey into Mystery #108

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“At the Mercy of Loki,Prince of Evil!”,Published:July 2nd,1964 Writer:Stan Lee,Penciler:Jack Kirby,Inks:Chic Stone,Letters:Art Simek

Well,they can’t all be great stories. After having such a terrific run for this entire week,I may have gotten my hopes up for this issue. Journey into Mystery #108 [...]

Review:Journey into Mystery #106

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“The Thunder God Strikes Back!”,Published:May 5th,1964 Writer:Stan Lee,Penciler:Jack Kirby,Inks:Chic Stone,Letters:Art Simek

Last issue,Thor was in a bind. Well,the hammer was in a bind. Thor was just kinda screwed. With his hammer beyond reach,Thor had less than a minute to come up with [...]

Review:Journey into Mystery #105

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“The Cobra and Mr. Hyde!”,Published:April 2nd,1964 Writer:Stan Lee,Penciler:Jack Kirby,Inks:Chic Stone,Letters:Art Simek

Journey into Mystery #105 is a big turning point for Thor. The story itself is a fun romp featuring another cameo by the Avengers and the momentous first team-up of two of Thor’s past [...]

Review:Journey into Mystery #104

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“Giants Walk the Earth!”,Published:March 3rd,1964 Writer:Stan Lee,Penciler:Jack Kirby,Inks:Chic Stone,Letters:Artie Simek

Up until recently,Thor (by means of Stan &Jack) has been doing a great job of keeping Earth &Asgard relatively separate. Other than Loki’s mischief,his problems on the mortal coil tend to [...]