Writer: Stan Lee
Artist: Jack Kirby
Publication Date: September 1964
Sometimes Stan will inform the audience on the amount of time that passes over the length of certain panels, particularly for scenes that occur in a short interval. He uses this here to showcase how Thor's quick reaction saves a young boy's life.
Anyways, the story this issue is Loki's a jackass, Thor puts the whooping on him, and Dr. Strange stops by for a few laughs.
The backup tale of Asgard is really short, and features Thor freeing a number of men of Asgard from the tyranny of oppression at the hands of the trolls.
- The Avengers have an emergency fund to reimburse the city for damages caused by their adventuring lifestyle.
- Odin's emotions seem to have an influence on Earth's weather
- Iron Man, Ant Man, and Wasp all make the briefest of cameos
- Loki mentions that Thor is immortal
Loki's latest trick to get to earth. Okay, on the one hand, the dude shrinks into a bee, so I get it, he's hard to catch. On the other hand, Heimdall, you're guarding a rainbow bridge to earth...shouldn't you be prepared for this kind of thing?
Next: Sgt. Fury # 10