Thursday, April 9, 2020

ON THE SPINNER RACKS 53 YEARS AGO TODAY

How could this cover NOT convince you to give up your 12 cents?!
 
Thor, Kirby, mobsters ...
and criminally-controlled robots - what more could you want?

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

NEW THOR ODINSON IN YOUR LCS 5 YEARS AGO TODAY

ANGELA ASGARDS ASSASSIN #5 $3.99
(W) Kieron Gillen, Marguerite Bennett (A) Phil Jimenez, Stephanie Hans (CA) Stephanie Hans
   Superheroic to-do list for Angela "INVADE MY HOMELAND, WHILST PURSUED BY ASGARDIANS, CARRYING A DEMONIC CHILD WITH ONLY MY SARCASTIC SPACE FRIENDS FOR COMPANY." One of the Asgardians pursuing her is Thor Odinson

Avengers variant cover

DEADPOOL #45 (250TH ISSUE) $9.99 
(W) Various (A) Various, Mirko Colak (CA) Scott Koblish
    In our over-sized main story, ULTIMATUM comes at Deadpool for revenge, so he has no choice but to take them on-ALL OF THEM. Then, in an Infinity Gauntlet crossover, what would Deadpool do if he got the six gems from Thanos? Plus: a slew of stories showcasing Deadpool's closest friends and allies by special guest writers! Also, SPOILER: Deadpool dies at the end of the issue. Thor appears in two panels in one story to deliver two punch lines.

MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE SEASON TWO #6 $2.99
(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) Various
    Tony Stark ages backwards when the Time Stone affects his Arc Reactor!  Can Iron Man stop the reverse flow of time, all while facing dinosaurs and other terrors out of time? Marvel Animation Thor appears, of course!

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

ON THE SPINNER RACKS 54 YEARS AGO TODAY

Thor's 4th appearance of 1966 was his 78th of all time.
Not only did Hercules, Zeus, Pluto and Tana Nile appear in this  issue
it also had an iconic Kirby/Colletta Bifrost/Asgard panel.

Monday, April 6, 2020

ON THE SPINNER RACKS 56 YEARS AGO TODAY

Counting the first 5 issues of the AVENGERS, this was Marvel Thor's 28th appearance. 

The 18 page lead story had a guest appearance by the Avengers
The 6th Tales Of Asgard back-up was a 5-pager spotlighting Heimdall.

Sunday, April 5, 2020

NEW THOR IN YOUR LCS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY

AVENGERS #6    $3.99
(W) Mark Waid (A) Mike Del Mundo (CA) Alex Ross
   "Kang War VI" concludes! The rules of time are fluid and when reality re-forms around the Avengers, not everything (or everyone) will necessarily be in the same place it was left! Lady Thor and Thor Odinson continue their team-up.

Saturday, April 4, 2020

ON THE SPINNER RACKS 55 YEARS AGO TODAY

STAN LEE, JACK KIRBY and VINCE COLLETTA SEND THOR TO VIET NAM!!!
Plus the Enchantress and the Executioner make their 9th Marvel Universe appearances. Wait there's more - Loki's 22nd appearance!!!

Friday, April 3, 2020

ON THE SPINNER RACKS 57 YEARS AGO TODAY

Thor's 11th appearance in JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY introduced Radioactive Man, a Stan Lee-Robert Bernstein-Jack Kirby creation (Dick Ayers embellished the 13 page story and the Kirby cover)

Radioactive Man would appear in 4 issues of the AVENGERS over the next 6 years.