Monday, October 23, 2017

Estimated on sale date - July 25, 2018 (BETTER START SAVING NOW!!)



THOR RAGNAROK LS-049 THOR LIFE SIZE FIGURE $8,500
     From Beast Kingdom. The latest Beast Kingdom Life Size Series figure is based on the gladiator armor Thor in Marvel's blockbuster movie Thor: Ragnarok. The Life Size Figure and weapons are based on the original manufacturer's 3D specifications to capture Thor's battle scene with the Hulk in Sakaar. The lifelike Thor figure is made with high-quality fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) and professional hand sculpture techniques. Thor's new style head carving gives it a laser sharp battle ready look. The thinness and surface lines of the swords in the movie are reproduced using stainless steel material and the laser engraving method. Finally, a professional hand painting technique is used to give life to the statue and greatly enhance its realism. Collect both Thor and the Hulk to capture their awesome battle moment forever! Actual product may differ from image shown. Product details can subject to change without further notice. Packaged in 3 pieces. Life-size statues are handmade, delivery time on actual situation. H6.7' x W7.2' x L5.7'





THOR RAGNAROK EAA-053 THOR PX AF $80
    From Beast Kingdom. Beast Kingdom's EEA highly movable action figure series has launched the latest head culpture based on Thor: Ragnarok. It is a revision from the previous more realistic style that makes the hair carving more supple and consistent with the overall shape of the figure. This revised product was launched in the 2017 Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) and received high praises from the public. The second creation is the Gladiator Thor! Thor's armor and weapons during his battle against the Hulk in the arena are meticulously reproduced according to the movie. The helmet, armor, and dual swords are modeled based on the official specifications. The professional hand-painting makes Thor even more courageous and lifelike.




Sunday, October 22, 2017

THE ONLY NEW THOR APPEARANCE IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY

AVENGERS AND X-MEN AXIS #3 $3.99 
(W) Rick Remender (A) Leinil Francis Yu (CA) Jim Cheung
   With the heroes lost, the world's fate lies in the hands of the vilest syndicate known to man.  Scarlet Witch is forced to join Dr. Doom, the man who unleashed her power to cause M-Day, or she will watch those she loves most die.  The return of one of the Marvel Universe's great villains! An Avenger quits, a heart is broken, and the world as we know it is gone. 


Saturday, October 21, 2017

THE ONLY NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 2 YEARS AGO TODAY

WHAT IF INFINITY GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #1 $3.99
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Jason Copland (CA) Dave Rapoza
   What if the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY found out the ILLUMINATI were hiding Thanos?  Thor has cameos in two different crowd scene pages and in one of them (SPOILER ALERT!!!) he’s unconscious.


INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #2 
KIRBY MONSTER VARIANT - $3.99
(CA) Walt Simonson
Thor only appears on this variant cover, not inside!

Thursday, October 19, 2017

THE ONLY NEW THOR(s) APPEARANCE IN THE SHOPS 1 YEAR AGO TODAY


MIGHTY THOR #12 $3.99
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
   Forged from the mystical metal known as Uru, Thor's Hammer is the key to a power that only the worthy can wield.  But what makes one worthy to carry this weapon? Is it destiny? Or does the hammer choose its partner?  Discover the storied history of Thor's greatest ally - The MIGHTY MJOLNIR! Lady Thor appears in the framing sequence and a young Thor Odinson appears in the main story.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

IN THE SHOPS TODAY

MARVEL THOR PVC FIGURINE $15.00

Zchleich, makers of world famous wildlife and fantasy PVC figures, turn their skilles towards Marvel's greatest heroes (and villains!) with this new series of 7-inch scale figures! Choose from: Black Widow, Captain America, Doctor Strange, Falcon, Green Goblin, Hulk, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Thor, and Venom!

And something to keep you busy while you are waiting for the newest Thor movie!!


INCREDIBUILDS MARVEL THOR DLX MODEL W BOOK $19.99
INSIGHT EDITIONS
(W) Joshua Sky
A legendary warrior of Asgard, Thor wields one of the greatest weapons ever made, the enchanted hammer Mjolnir. Complete with a hardcover book that covers Thor's role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, this deluxe IncrediBuilds book and model set showcases a 3D model of the epic hammer that is perfect for customizing and displaying.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

IN THE SHOPS TOMORROW

MIGHTY THOR #700 $5.99 (DAUTERMAN B&W VAR)


MIGHTY THOR #700 $5.99 (Movie variant)






MIGHTY THOR #700 (HUGHES VARIANT)


 MIGHTY THOR #700 $5.99 (KIRBY 1965 T-SHIRT VAR)


MIGHTY THOR #700 (CHRISTOPHER TRADING CARD VARIANT)



MIGHTY THOR #700 $5.99 (HANS VARIANT)



 MIGHTY THOR #700 $5.99 (MCKONE LEGACY HEADSHOT VAR) 
 MIGHTY THOR #700 (NAUCK DCD NYCC PX VAR)

MIGHTY THOR #700 $5.99 
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Russell Dauterman & Various (CA) Russell Dauterman
    DEATH OF THE MIGHTY THOR Part 1 The final judgement comes as the Mangog arrives! The War Thor will meet the beast head on. But even the bloodthirst of this Ultimate Thor may pale in comparison to the might of the Mangog! The battle rages as Jane's cancer takes a turn for the worse, and she might not have to wait for the final judgment at all. PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES! Story by Robbie Thompson and art by Schiti!!



 CHAMPIONS #13 $3.99
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Humberto Ramos
     The titanic clash between the Champions and the Avengers continues! Lady Thor is not just on the cover she is also inside  PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES!

 (Mora Lenticular Homage  Variant)


INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #593 $3.99 
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Stefano Caselli (CA) Adi Granov
     THE SEARCH FOR TONY STARK Part 1 Tony Stark has vanished! The mystery deepens as Stark friends and foes must decide, finally, who will wield the power of Iron Man! Lady Thor has a 1 panel cameo.


Monday, October 16, 2017

91 YEARS AGO TODAY

Happy birthday to someone who is more than a Kirby embellisher - master craftsman Joe Sinnott. 
Not only did he collaborate with Kirby on the first two JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY Thor covers he also did the full art for the 13 page Thor stories in JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #91, 92, 94, 95 and 96.
Like Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers, Joe Sinnott is another hero that depicted heroes (All three defended America in World War II.)

Sunday, October 15, 2017

IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY

AVENGERS AND X-MEN AXIS #2 $3.99 (ASRAR YOUNG GUNS VAR) (INVERSION VAR)
(W) Rick Remender (A) Adam Kubert (CA) Jim Cheung
   The heroes of the Marvel Universe storm the beaches of Red Skull's Genoshian Reeducation camps. What they discover within will lead to a bleak new era. The revelation of Tony Stark's dark secret promises to shatter the fragile alliance between A and X.  Nova's attempt at solving the crisis leads to disaster. Magneto betrays his alliance to join an army of evil. Despite Thor being mentioned as a cast member he only appears in Tony Stark's dreams.

AVENGERS WORLD #14 $3.99
(W) Nick Spencer (A) Marco Checchetto (CA) Jorge Molina
   The UPRISING is over; now the NEW ORDER begins!  Avengers World has become A.I.M. World.  The Avengers can't stop the combined might of A.I.M., The Gorgon and Morgan Le Fey. But what about the NEXT Avengers? Thor is part of the large cast.

DEADPOOL'S ART OF WAR #1 $3.99 (BURNHAM VAR)
(W) Peter David (A/CA) Scott Koblish
    Sun Tzu's Art of War has been called the definitive work on military strategy and tactics and has influenced leaders in both warfare and business for hundreds of years...which means it's totally in the public domain and ripe for being ripped off by Deadpool! And what's Deadpool's plan to ensure his version of Art of War outsells the original? Make sure the entire world is at war when it comes out! Plenty of Asgardian yuks and a Thor appearance.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 2 YEARS AGO TODAY

A-FORCE #5 $3.99 (SAMNEE KIRBY MONSTER VARIANT)
(W) G. Willow Wilson, Marguerite Bennett (A/CA) Jorge Molina
   Though She-Hulk and her team have unmasked the traitor in their midst, the villain won't rest until their utopian island is RAZED. As the horrors of Battleworld bear down on Arcadia, what sacrifices will the members of A-Force make to save their home...and each other? Three lady Thors take part in the action.

MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE SEASON TWO #12 $2.99
(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) Various
   Thanos wields ultimate power with the Infinity Gauntlet!  Can Thor and the Avengers save the galaxy from ruin?

Friday, October 13, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

THIS WAS THE ONLY NEW THOR APPEARANCE IN THE SHOPS 1 YEAR AGO TODAY

NOW GREAT LAKES AVENGERS #1 $3.99
(W) Zac Gorman (A/CA) Will Robson
    When the team gets reinstated as permanent members of the Avengers and uprooted to Detroit, the GLA has one more shot at super hero glory. Lady Thor has a 2 panel cameo.


Tuesday, October 10, 2017

NOT MUCH NEW THOR IN THE SHOPS TOMORROW

ZOMBIES ASSEMBLE 2 #3 $4.99
(W) Yusaku Komiyama, Jim Zub (A) Yusaku Komiyama (CA) Kiichi Mizushima
    The zombie plague rages on! More and more of New York City's population is being infected - without a cure in sight. And there's something not quite right about Jasper Scott - it's only a matter of time before the Avengers find out firsthand what he's hiding. What role did he have in spreading the virus? And what does he want with Tony Stark? Printed in black and white in the original right-to-left

Buffagni Variant Cover

UNCANNY AVENGERS #28 $3.99
(W) Jim Zub (A) Sean Izaakse (CA) R. B. Silva
    Two of Earth's mightiest friends, Wonder Man and the Beast. When the world throws you cosmic conflict, global calamity, death, rebirth and heartache aplenty, it's important to remember where your friends are. No Thor in the main story.
PLUS: Includes the same 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES that appeared in AVENGERS #672 last week. Story by Robbie Thompson and art by Daniel Acuna with The Real Deal Thor back in the day with the Avengers!!!

Monday, October 9, 2017

52 YEARS AGO TODAY

I wasn't sophisticated enough to appreciate Kirby so I didn't buy this...
 
or this
   
Instead I bought this
and this. 
It would be a couple more years before I would outgrow Curt Swan. My aesthetic sensibilities would not mature sufficiently to make me appreciate a THOR cover enough to buy an issue for another 20 months.

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #123  was also on the racks

Sunday, October 8, 2017

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO

AVENGERS #36 $3.99 (DEADPOOL 75TH ANNIV RUBIO VAR) (HASBRO VAR) (STOMP OUT BULLYING CHEN VAR)
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Stefano Caselli (CA) Stuart Immonen
    IN 7 MONTHS TIME RUNS OUT! Thor has a major appearance but he is now officially known as the Odinson.

AVENGERS AND X-MEN AXIS #1 $4.99 (DEADPOOL PARTY VAR) (INVERSION VAR) (YOUNG GUNS COMPLETE VAR) (YOUNG VAR)
(W) Rick Remender (A) Adam Kubert (CA) Jim Cheung
   The Red Skull has exploited the gifts of the world's greatest telepath to broadcast pure hatred across the globe. Now, born of the murder of Charles Xavier, World War Hate has begun. Tony Stark discovers a secret truth that will upend not only his life, but also the lives of everyone he cares for. Can The Avengers and X-Men finally unite? Would their combined strength be enough to hold back the darkness of the Red Onslaught?  Magneto murdered the wrong man, releasing the greatest evil the Marvel Universe has ever known. Now Rogue and Scarlet Witch are all that stand in its way. Of course Thor has a role in this story.

MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #13 $2.99
(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) TBD
   IRON MAN and CAPTAIN AMERICA go undercover disguised as the villains CROSSBONES and GRIM REAPER. Can two heroes still do good when they're dressed as bad guys?! Animated Thor appears for two panels and has a line of dialog. His appearance will possibly amuse students of classic storytelling conventions.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 2 YEARS AGO TODAY

CONTEST OF CHAMPIONS #1 $4.99
(W) Al Ewing (A) Paco Medina & Various (CA) Paco Medina

     BATTLEREALM--a broken section of space-time where cosmic beings gamble for the ultimate power while their unwilling pawns fight for their lives and a chance to return back to Earth. Who will survive... ? Lady Thor appears on the cover but NO Thors appear on the inside.

MARVEL SUPER HERO SPECTACULAR #1 $3.99
(W) Karl Kesel (A) David Baldeon (CA) Todd Nauck
   Get a front row seat to the hottest ticket in town as we unveil Saturnalia and the Interstellar Circus Spectacular! Featuring a wild array of new characters and Marvel's most popular super heroes including the Avengers (with Thor), the Guardians of the Galaxy, and Spider-Man!

SECRET WARS #6 $3.99 

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Esad Ribic (CA) Alex Ross
     THE FINAL WAR! A silent Thor appears in a single flashback panel.


SIEGE #4 $3.99
(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Filipe Andrade & Various (CA) W. Scott Forbes
   The biggest battle conceivable. Heroes rise. Legends fall. THIS IS THE SHIELD! Some Thors appear in a Two-Page Spread/Recap.

SPIDER-ISLAND #5 $3.99
(W) Christos N. Gage, Tom DeFalco (A) Paco Diaz, Ron Frenz (CA) Humberto Ramos
   Venom and his band of mighty monsters take the fight to the Spider-Queen once and for all!  This time he's not going it alone - he'll have a webslinger by his side! Dino-Thor makes an appearance.

WHAT IF INFINITY INHUMANS #1 $3.99
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Riley Rossmo (CA) Christian Ward
  What if the INHUMANS took over Earth?  BLACK BOLT is the new supreme ruler of Earth, but what happened to Earth's Mightiest Heroes? An unconscious Thor appears in one panel.

WHAT IF INFINITY THANOS #1
$3.99 (ANKA VAR)
 (W) Joshua Williams (A) Mike Henderson (CA) Tom Whalen
   What if Thanos joined the Avengers? 

Thursday, October 5, 2017

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 1 YEAR AGO

RAGNAROK #10 $4.99
Writer/Artist Walter Simonson!!!
Riding on the backs of the newly metamorphosed steeds of the Thunder God, Thor, Regn, and Drifa soar across the Dusk Lands. Beneath them roars a Frost Giant, towering over a back door into Hel. And before them lies the Fortress of Angantyr, the Lord of the Dead, and a rendezvous with destiny.


Walt Simonson cover 
 John Paul Leon variant cover. 


And from Marvel...
 NOW CHAMPIONS #1 $4.99
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Humberto Ramos
     Following the fallout of CIVIL WAR II, Avengers Ms. Marvel, Nova and Spider-Man strike out on their own - joined by Cyclops, Viv Vision and the Totally Awesome Hulk! Six young heroes determined to change the world - and they're only the beginning! Lady Thor makes a 3 page appearance.

SPIDEY #11 $3.99
(W) Robert P. Thompson (A/CA) Nathan Stockman
   Spidey has had a lot of villains in his early days, but none were designed to hate him more than Mac Gargan, the Scorpion! So why is this Spider-Man/Scorpion battle so different from the others?  Thor Odinson makes a cameo to help battle Galactus.

MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ULTRON REVOLUTION #4 $2.99
(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) Various
  After a nuclear accident, Bruce Banner is stripped of his angry alter ego - the Incredible Hulk!  Can THE AVENGERS figure out how to bring the big green monster back? Of course, animated Thor Odinson appears.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

ON SALE TODAY


COLOR YOUR OWN THOR TP $9.99
(CA) Olivier Coipel
Unleash a Rainbow Bridge of color! If ye be worthy, lift your pencils, crayons or markers aloft, and have at page after page of mighty artwork featuring Thor, along with his many friends and foes! Whether it's the original Thunder God himself or Jane Foster, Sif or the Warriors Three, they're all rendered here in black and white, waiting for you to fill in between the lines. But watch out for Loki - he's tricky! From Asgard's gleaming towers to Midgard's city streets, action shots from Marvel's finest artists demand you bring them to life in glorious color - whether you stick to the classic hues or make your own multicolored mythology! 60 pages to color with art by Jack Kirby, Walter Simonson, John Buscema, Joe Quesada, Chris Samnee, Russell Dauterman, John Romita Jr.and more!

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

IN THE SHOPS TOMORROW - the only comic with a Thor appearance

AVENGERS #672 $3.99
(W) Mark Waid (A) Jesus Saiz (CA) Alex Ross
   The High Evolutionary, a scientist determined to create a better world, sets the Earth on a collision course with destruction! The Avengers and the Champions are ready to meet this threat - but will their first cataclysmic clash deter them from Changing the World? Lady Thor is on the covers and in the lead story too.
PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES! Story by Robbie Thompson and art by Daniel Acuna with The Real Deal Thor back in the day with the Avengers!!!

 ALLRED LENTICULAR HOMAGE VARIANT
  KIRBY 100 VARIANT

MCKONE LEGACY HEADSHOT VARIANT

Monday, October 2, 2017

IN THE STORES THIS WEDNESDAY

Get excited for the upcoming film Thor: Ragnarok, releasing November 3rd, 2017, with Thor: Ragnarok Dorbz!





 Collect Collect Thor, Loki, and Hela  $7.99 

Sunday, October 1, 2017

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY

CAPTAIN AMERICA #25 $4.99 
(W) Rick Remender (A) Carlos Pacheco, Stuart Immonen (CA) Stuart Immonen
   Who is the All-New Captain America? The conclusion to the story that began in Dimension Z as Zola strikes in unison with The Red Skull! The final fate of Jet Black! The Thor that is not a woman appears on the cover and on 8 interior pages.

THOR #1 $3.99
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
   The great hammer MJOLNIR lies on the moon, unable to be lifted by anyone in all the heavens! Even THOR!  Something dark has befallen the God of Thunder, leaving him weakened and for the first time in forever... UNWORTHY! But when Frost Giants invade the Earth, the hammer will be lifted and an all-new Thor will arise! A Thor unlike any we've ever seen before! Who is this new GODDESS OF THUNDER? Not even Odin knows!

1 in 25 variant cover
 by Fiona Staples
1 in 25 variant cover
by Sara Pichelli
Variant cover by Scottie Young.