Journey into Mystery Vol.1 #115


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.

First Printing: Apr 1965
Writers: Stan Lee and Robert Bernstein
Art: Jack Kirby, Frank Giacoia [as Frankie Ray], and Vince Colletta
Cover: Jack Kirby and Chic Stone

- Origin of Loki
- 2nd appearance of Absorbing Man