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136: Journey into Mystery #102 (v1) [C Story]

" Death Comes to Thor "
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Journey into Mystery #102c (v1)
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Editor-in-Chief: Stan Lee
Cover Artists: Jack Kirby, Sol Brodsky
Writers: Stan Lee
Pencilers: Jack Kirby
Inkers: Paul Reinman
Colourists:
Letterers: Artie Simek
Editors: Stan Lee
Cover Date: March 1964
Release Date: January 1964
Story Arc: -
Pages: 5
Cover Price: $0.12
Times Read: 747                 Times Rated: 409
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Universes:   Earth-616  
Go to Issue #101c Go to Issue #103c
 
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Journey into Mystery #104 (v1) [A Story]
Journey into Mystery #101 (v1) [C Story]
Journey into Mystery #102c (v1)
Journey into Mystery #103c (v1)
Journey into Mystery #104c (v1)
134: Journey into...
#104a (v1)
135: Journey into...
#101c (v1)
 
137: Journey into...
#103c (v1)
138: Journey into...
#104c (v1)
 
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Issue Blurb
Thor must face death before he can truly wield the Uru hammer.
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Character Appearances
 
Main Characters
  Thor
Thor last appeared in Journey into Mystery #101c (v1). Thor next appears in Journey into Mystery #103c (v1).
     
Supporting Characters
  Balder
Balder last appeared in Journey into Mystery #104a (v1). Balder next appears in Journey into Mystery #106b (v1).
     
  Sif
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by Sif in the mainstream continuity. Sif next appears in Thor #136a (v1).
     
  Skuld
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by Skuld in the mainstream continuity. Skuld next appears in Thor #197 (v1).
     
  Urd
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by Urd in the mainstream continuity. Urd next appears in Thor #197 (v1).
     
  Verdandi
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by Verdandi in the mainstream continuity. Verdandi next appears in Thor #197 (v1).
     
Villains
  Hela
First Appearance
This is the first appearance by Hela in the mainstream continuity. Hela next appears in Thor #133b (v1).
     
 
Group Appearances
The Gods of Asgard
The Gods of Asgard last appeared in Journey into Mystery #101c (v1). The Gods of Asgard next appears in Journey into Mystery #104c (v1).
   
     
Norns
This is the first appearance by Norns in the mainstream continuity. Norns next appears in Thor #197 (v1).
   
     
Storm Giants
Storm Giants last appeared in Journey into Mystery #104a (v1). Storm Giants next appears in Journey into Mystery #104c (v1).
   
     
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RikerDonegal
   July 14, 2017
This is a pretty good story.

It plays out in predictable fashion, but what makes it interesting/entertaining is Thor (unwittingly) using his hammer for the first time.

What Does the Villain Want? He kidnaps Sif to trade to Hela for eternal life. As you do. Why does Hela want her? Who knows? It's certainly not made clear here.

8/10
 
 
 
 
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Comments
   
 
  Locust75 Says:    
  2015-02-21 17:04:06  
  'Nuff Said - "But no man in his right mind goes to find the Goddess of Death!"-King Rugga  
 
 

  GroovyGolem Says:    
  2015-02-23 20:25:07  
  What I don't understand is why, after spending the last few issues showing Thor trying to raise the hammer, do they not show him actually doing it in this very story where he gains the power to do so??  
 
 

  Redsvetz @ GroovyGolem (original post):    
  2015-03-10 11:44:32  
  -Isn't that what he's doing on page 3, panel 2? Or am I misunderstanding your comment?  
 
 

  GroovyGolem @ Redsvetz (original post):    
  2015-03-10 14:53:40  
  Well I'll be... Man, I have no idea what I was talking about in my original comment. Either I missed that page or I was heavily medicated.  
 
 

  Tarquinnff3 Says:    
  2015-07-22 05:14:04  
  Thor dies? Yes! Oh...  
 
 

  wingot Says:    
  2015-12-23 17:55:15  
  "Thor must meet Death"... so predictable.

Maybe because I'd read some later stuff that included the Goddess of Death, maybe because these days that's such a cliche form of prophecy, but still predictable.
 
 
 

  gonzo Says:    
  2016-02-15 16:46:11  
  Thor must meet Death... for breakfast.  
 
 

  Burst Says:    
  2016-03-07 22:01:33  
  "I've been gently rubbing my hammer head." Uhhh.... ok Thor.  
 
 

  RobinHoodMtl Says:    
  2016-04-30 15:42:41  
 
  • That’s my line – “Behold! It is the puny godling!” (Storm Giant)

  • On page 4 panel 4, Thor leaves a long trail of wounded!

  • I can picture Thor chatting with Loki: “Hey brother! I met Death today. Guess what! She’s pretty cool, lad!”

  • Another great tale. The only thing bad about it is being too short. This could easily have made a feature story. 4 stars!
 
 
 

  Billstar2 Says:    
  2016-06-13 22:47:31  
  Short, sweet and predictable. Okay story.  
 
 

  kent18 Says:    
  2016-11-13 02:48:35  
  This would have been five stars, but for the unwelcome shock of seeing Paul Reinman given free rein to doodle aimlessly over Kirby's otherwise stunning pencils once more. 5 - 1 = 4.  
 
 

 
 
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   May 24, 2017 fragsel Changed comic details.
   February 21, 2015 Drax Changed comic details.
   February 21, 2015 Drax Changed comic details.
   February 21, 2015 Drax Added Verdandi to the issue.
   February 21, 2015 Drax Added Urd to the issue.
   February 21, 2015 Drax Added Skuld to the issue.
   February 21, 2015 Drax Added Hela to the issue.
   February 21, 2015 Drax Updated the listing for Norns.
   February 21, 2015 Drax Added Norns to the issue.
   February 21, 2015 Drax Added Sif to the issue.
   February 21, 2015 Drax Added Balder to the issue.
   February 21, 2015 Drax Added Thor to the issue.
   February 21, 2015 Drax Added The Gods of Asgard to the issue.
   February 21, 2015 Drax Added Storm Giants to the issue.
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