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Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) comic books with issue numbers 379-382

  • Issue #379
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 379

    Cover by Walt Simonson. "There Were Giants In Those Days (Or, A Discourse Between Heroes and Villains)", script by Walter Simonson, art by Sal Buscema; With Asgard still under a mystical sleep, the Frost Giants seek to awaken the Midgard Serpent to fight Thor; The dragon who shows up, however, is Fin Fang Foom but after a brief battle with our hero, its duplicity is revealed and Thor faces down Jormungand. Appearances by Loki, Kurse, and Balder. Brief appearance by Iceman (of X-Factor). Cap'n Crunch ad with Spider-Man. 36 pgs., full color. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #380
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 380

    Cover by Walt Simonson. "Mjolnir's Song," script and pencils by Walt Simonson, inks by Sal Buscema; Thor and Jormungand battle as never before; Mighty and deathly blows they strike against each other; They clash one final time, striking with each of their unfettered might, creating like unto a new star; Jormungand lies dead, and Thor... his armor lies empty; Would you know more? The story presented in a series of full- and double-page illustrations! Story continues in Mephisto VS. the Avengers #4. 36 pgs., full color. $0.75.

    NOTE: "This issue is a truly an awe-inspiring spectacle and triumph in the comic book medium." - Odinson, Archivist

    Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #381
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 381

    Cover by Walt Simonson. "Ye Olde Shelle Game!", script by Walt Simonson, art by Sal Buscema; Finding the fallen body of the Hela-cursed Thor, the Storm Giants pound him into putty; A strange malady falls over Asgard causing all to sleep; The Storm Giants are tricked into resurrecting the Destroyer; Thor is restored to fight the Destroyer, but ends up being absorbed into the unstoppable juggernaut's armor. Brief appearances by the Avengers, Loki, Volstagg, and Balder. Continued from Mephisto vs. The Avengers #4. Bullpen Bulletins. 36 pgs., full color. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #382
    Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) 382

    Giant-size 300th anniversary issue (Thor began in Journey Into Mystery 83). "Journey Into Mystery," script and cover by Walt Simonson (last issue), art by Sal Buscema; Wearing the Destroyer armor, Thor storms the gates of Hel to get his body back with the curse lifted from it; Hela complies lest her realm be destroyed; Balder and company fight a losing battle in Asgard against the Storm Giants until Thor returns to save the day; Thor has a brotherly chat with Loki. Appearances by the Destroyer, Volstagg, Hela, and the Executioner. 52 pgs., full color. $1.25. Cover price $1.25.