Review:Journey into Mystery #96


“Defying the Magic of Mad Merlin”,Published:July 2nd,1963 Writer:Stan Lee &Robert Bernstein,Penciler:Joe Sinnott,Inks:Joe Sinnott,Letters:Artie Simek

This issue perplexed me. If you’ve been reading along the last few days,it’s been a little rough. I think that’s why this issue got the better of me at [...]

Review:Journey into Mystery #95


“The Demon Duplicators”,Published:August 1963 Writer:Stan Lee &Robert Bernstein,Penciler:Joe Sinnott,Inks:Joe Sinnott,Letters:Sam Rosen

This issue’s ending was as good as its beginning was bad. The middle? Well,that was a bit of a roller coaster. I enjoyed the somewhat overused silver age premise – Thor must fight a [...]

Review:Journey into Mystery #94


“Thor and Loki Attack the Human Race”,Published:July 1963 Writer:Stan Lee &Robert Bernstein,Penciler:Joe Sinnott,Inks:Joe Sinnott,Letters:Sam Rosen

This was one of those Thor comics I was warned about. It’s not because Journey into Mystery #94 features Loki as the main villain again,although my enjoyment of his character [...]

Review:Journey into Mystery #92


“The Day Loki Stole Thor’s Magic Hammer”,Published:May 1963 Writer:Stan Lee &Robert Bernstein,Penciler:Joe Sinnott,Inks:Joe Sinnott,Letters:Martin Epp

It’s finally time to whip out the favorite tag! This issue gave me a scare early on after an Asgardian setup quickly deteriorated to a thug of the week story,[...]

Review:Journey into Mystery #91


“Sandu,Master of the Supernatural”,Published:April 1963 Writer:Stan Lee &Larry Lieber,Penciler:Joe Sinnott,Inks:Joe Sinnott,Letters:Terry Szenics

This issue finds Thor battling a familiar foe,albeit indirectly. I’m always glad to see Loki,but it reminds me that Thor’s rogues gallery is still rather thin. It’s basically been aliens,[...]

Review:Journey into Mystery #83


“The Power of Thor”,Published:August 1962 Writer:Stan Lee &Larry Lieber,Penciler:Jack Kirby,Inks:Joe Sinnott,Letters:Artie Simek

Here I am at the beginning of this herculean task and I find myself with a bit of writer’s block. I’ve read up on the first issue in short order and I’m not [...]