Saturday, June 23, 2018

IN THE SHOPS 8 YEARS AGO TODAY

The Post Siege Era begins 

Behind this striking Mico Suayan cover is the first 22 pages of "Fine Print"
 Kieron Gillen spins an enjoyable yarn featuring Mephisto, Hela and the Disir. It also might have the most horrifying ironic wordless panel in a Thor comic.
Here's a sample of the Rich Elson art.
Spoiler free plot synopsis: Thor is told not to go to Hel.

Friday, June 22, 2018

IN THE SHOPS 2 YEARS AGO TODAY

MIGHTY THOR #8 $3.99 


(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
   "LORDS OF MIDGARD" STARTS NOW!  Corporate espionage, Marvel-style. Some of the world's most powerful and evil corporations are going to war over turf.  With Lady Thor caught in the middle.  That's if Jane Foster can first escape from the clutches of... S.H.I.E.L.D.?
SAUVAGE STORY THUS FAR VARIANT

 HILDEBRANDT CLASSIC VARIANT 
Note: Thor Odinson's only appearance this week is on this 1 in 15 variant cover.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

IN THE SHOPS 1 YEAR AGO TODAY

MIGHTY THOR #20 $3.99
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Russell Dauterman, Valerio Schiti (CA) Russell Dauterman
   THE SAGA OF THE ALL-NEW ULTIMATE THOR STARTS HERE!  The Ultimate Thor died defending the Multiverse, but his hammer remains. Who will hold the hammer now?  War is coming to the Ten Realms. Can the new Ultimate Thor keep back the bloody tide? Plus Thor Odinson appears!!!


Patrick Brown Mary Jane variant cover

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

49 YEARS AGO TODAY

Whether you call it the Sorcery Screen or Odin's Eye, like 95% of 1969 American households, Asgard had television. (but less than 7% of those households had color.)

from THOR #167 (Art by Kirby and Colletta)

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

THE ONLY NEW THOR APPEARANCE IN THE SHOPS TOMORROW

AVENGERS #3 $3.99 
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Ed McGuinness
   Fate has once again brought together Earth's Mightiest Heroes to face their greatest challenge yet. But with Captain America now taken prisoner by Loki, what hope do these new Avengers have to defeat the Final Host of Dark Celestials? And what startling secrets are still left to be uncovered that will rewrite everything we know about the origin of the Marvel Universe?
Art Adams variant

Monday, June 18, 2018

IN THE SHOPS 4 YEARS AGO TODAY

AVENGERS #31 $3.99
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Leinil Francis Yu
   Propelled fifty years into the future, the Avengers come face-to-face with the legacy of their actions! Plenty of Thor and future Asgardian history!


NOVA #18 $3.99 

(W) Gerry Duggan (A) David Baldeon (CA) Paco Medina
    The death of the Watcher has left a hole in young Nova's life, but even as he grieves for the loss of his friend, there is hope for the future. Before his death, Uatu left Sam with hope that his long-lost Father, former Black Nova Jesse Alexander, is still alive. Only there is more to the story... the secret history of the Black Novas begins to unravel! Plenty of guest stars including Thor.

THOR GOD OF THUNDER #23 $3.99
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Esad Ribic (CA) Agustin Alessio
   Thor's war to save the earth comes to its epic conclusion. In the far future, King Thor makes a dark decision that may save the day, but at what cost? And in present-day Broxton, Oklahoma, Thor makes a final stand against the forces of ROXXON, but not even a god can save everyone. 


THUNDERBOLTS #27 $2.99
(W) Ben Acker, Ben Blacker (A) Carlo Barberi (CA) David Yardin
   THE PUNISHER VS. THE THUNDERBOLTS, PART 1 Guest-starring The Avengers! Thor makes a cameo in a two-page spread.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY

THORS #1 $3.99 (CHRISTOPHER ACTION FIGURE VAR) 
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Chris Sprouse
   The Thors of every domain, together in one book as cosmic cops! Whenever there's trouble on Battleworld, the Thors answer the call. But a string of mysterious murders leaves some of them asking questions that may unravel all of reality! A hard-hitting police drama with lots of hammers.

Kris Anka Gwen of Thunder Variant

Dale Keown Variant

Paul Renaud Ant-sized variant
Delicious Design League Maos variant
John Tyler Christopher Action Figure variant