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 "When Magneto Strikes!" - Magneto and his evil mutants come to New York searching for their nemises The X-Men. But Magneto's toying with the local magnetic field attracts the attention of the local thunder god!*
 
Tales of Asgard: Banished from Asgard! - When Odin banishes Thor from Asgard, Arkin uses that knowledge to curry favor with the Queen of the Mountain Giants.
 
*note: although the effects of the X-Men's powers appear in this issue, the X-Men themselves are never actually shown in the comic.

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Thor, Magneto, Equally Dumb Make For An Even Match 0

The story opens with Thor touring a Hall of Heroes at the New York World's Fair, which includes a statue of him, and the rest of the Avengers, as well as The Fantastic Four. We are told that they also have statures of the X-Men, but they're "in the next room". This is appropriate, because although the X-Men use their powers to affect events in this issue - they are never seen, they're always in the next room, or just off panel.  I have to admit, I was a little wary about this issue, given that t...

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Spotlight on Magneto 0

This issue features a battle between Thor and Magneto. Having reviewed most of the early appearances of the Master of Magnetism, I realized I had overlooked this one. I was pleasantly surprised to find some pretty impressive depictions of both combatants and their powers. Kirby even has a splash panel featuring Magneto's power influencing the entire New York metropolitan area.   But lets take a closer look at the story. The story opens with a rather cute scene, featuring a fictionalized version ...

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