We looked at the Origin of Galactus in Super Villain Classics #1 from May 1983. The credits list supplemental artwork. Just what was it they needed to supplement? It all becomes clear when you realize the material from SVC#1 compiles material that was spread throughout several issues of Thor in 1969, courtesy of Jack Kirby and Stan Lee.
Here is a look at the original material from Thor #162. Odin tells Thor about the first world Galactus ever devoured.
Compare it to the origin of Galactus in Super Villain Classics and see how they changed text and modified artwork.
Thor featured a major Galactus/cosmic peril storyline beginning in #160. Fans of Adam Warlock know that #165-166 were among Warlock’s first appearances. Thor #162, 168, and #169 revealed the Origin of Galactus – just in case you want a truly complete collection!