Thor (1962-1996 1st Series Journey Into Mystery) #115 FN Detailed Origin of Loki
Published Apr 1965 by Marvel.
Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. "The Vengeance of the Thunder God," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia (as Frankie Ray); Thor rescues Jane from Loki; Odin appears and accuses Thor of bringing Jane to Asgard; Loki denies all involvement and Thor calls him a liar; Odin orders the Trial of the Gods, but first Thor is granted 48 hours in which to defeat the Absorbing Man; Aided by reporter Harris Hobbs and a courageous police unit, Thor tricks Creel into absorbing some helium gas. The origin of Loki continues in this "Tales of Asgard" back-up, "A Viper in Our Midst!", script by Lee, pencils by Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. "Tales of Asgard" back-up, "A Viper in Our Midst!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta; Loki aids the giant, Ghan, in escaping from the Asgardians; Ghan owes Loki a debt of gratitude; Loki plans to ask him to repay the favor when he makes his bid to claim the throne of Asgard; features young Thor and Loki. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.