Tuesday, February 28, 2017

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS TOMORROW

AVENGERS #5 $3.99
(W) Mark Waid (A) Mike Del Mundo (CA) Alex Ross
     The Avengers storm through time and space relentlessly to put an end to Kang's menace once and for all!  Lady Thor and a time-displaced Thor Odinson battle together.

 David Marquez Venomized variant cover

DOCTOR STRANGE #18 $3.99
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Chris Bachalo (CA) Patrick Brown
   Mister Misery is looking to inflict maximum pain on Doctor Strange by attacking one the Sorcerer Supreme's closest allies.  But Strange won't stand for it and gets help from Lady Thor!

MONSTERS UNLEASHED #4 $4.99
(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Salvador Larroca
   It's an all-out monster brawl on the streets of Manhattan as LEVIATHONS, GOLIATHONS and MARVEL HEROES clash!  KID KAIJU's powers are put to the test, as ELSA BLOODSTONE and MOON GIRL back him up! Lady Thor appears in a couple of panels. 




MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ULTRON REVOLUTION #9 $2.99
(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) Various
   AVENGERS VS. INHUMANS!  When several townspeople mysteriously transform into primitive beings, the AVENGERS must step in and try to help.  However, this puts the AVENGERS at odds with another super-powered group, the INHUMANS!

Sunday, February 26, 2017

NEW THOR IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY

CATACLYSM ULTIMATES LAST STAND #5 $3.99 (COEHLO VAR)
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Mark Bagley
    GALACTUS VS. THE ULTIMATES.  The st
 unning conclusion!! Ultimate Thor does something heroic.

UNCANNY AVENGERS #17 $3.99
(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Steve McNiven
   The conclusion of Ragnarök Now! Thor battles.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

NEW THOR IN THE SHOPS 2 YEARS AGO TODAY

THOR ANNUAL #1 $4.99 
(GUILLROY VARIANT) (SAUVAGE VARIANT)
(W) Jason Aaron & Various (A) Rob Guillory & Various (CA) Rafael Albuquerque

 Variant cover by Rob Guillory

   Three stories featuring three Thors!
   Wrestling superstar CM Punk and Rob Guillory (Chew) on Young Thor's idea for how to prove himself worthy of Mjolnir: a drinking competition!
   Noelle Stevenson (Lumberjanes) and Marguerite Sauvage tell a tale of the new Thor!
   And Jason Aaron on the Girls of Thunder's quest to find the perfect birthday present for their grandfather, King Thor! How about a new Garden of Eden?


Art by Rob Guillory 

Art by Marguerite Sauvage

MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN WEB WARRIORS #4 $2.99
(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) Various
   Spidey is shrunken down to teeny-tiny size by the fiendish Loki.  The itsy-bitsy Spider-Man swings into action with the help of the mighty Thor!

Friday, February 24, 2017

NEW THOR IN THE SHOPS 1 YEAR AGO TODAY

ALL NEW ALL DIFFERENT AVENGERS #6 $3.99
(W) Mark Waid (A) Mahmud A. Asrar (CA) Alex Ross
    The villain pulling the Avengers' strings stands revealed - someone who's been a part of Avengers history for almost all of the team's existence, in a way you've never seen
  them before! Lady Thor has a major role in this issue.

THERE WERE NO NEW THOR ODINSON APPEARANCES!!

Thursday, February 23, 2017

50 YEARS AGO TODAY

Jack Kirby's 77th Thor cover (if you count AVENGERS #1-15, TALES OF SUSPENSE #56, X-MEN #9 and FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #3) was added to the Sixties zeitgeist.

For the third consecutive issue Lee/Kirby create pre-internet Trolls.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

51 YEARS AGO TODAY

One of Kirby's 10 best Thor covers?
 And Lee/Kirby "create" two Greek Gods; Pluto lord of the Netherworld and Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons for the 16 page lead story. 
Plus the 5 page Lee/Kirby Tales of Asgard back-up explains "The Meaning of Ragnarok!"

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

NOT MY NEW COMICS DAY!!! How about you?

For the second week in a row there are NO new appearances by Thor Odinson!!!!!

And there are no Lady Thor appearances either!
 

Monday, February 20, 2017

52 YEARS AGO TODAY

The 49th Marvel comic with Thor on the cover was on display on the local spinner racks.
Like the previous 48 the layouts and pencils were by Kirby. This cover, like 20 of the 48, was inked by Chic Stone.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

53 YEARS AGO TODAY

Not only did Thor star in JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #103, he also made a guest appearance in FANTASTIC FOUR.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

54 YEARS AGO TODAY

Thor encounters Loki for the third time in seven issues. Plus scripter Larry Lieber and plotter/editor Stan Lee prove that they did some research on Norse Mythology. Art by Joe Sinnott.

It was Jack Kirby's 20th consecutive cover for JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY. 80% of those covers, including this one, were embellished by Dick Ayers.           

Friday, February 17, 2017

IN THE SHOPS 1 YEAR AGO TODAY

MIGHTY THOR #4 $3.99

(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
   The path of the All-Mother and Asgard is torn apart by civil war, with Thor caught in the middle. Plus the wedding of Malekith?

1 in 20 Cho Variant 

1 in 50 Hughes Variant

MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE SEASON TWO #16 $2.99

(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) Various
     All-powerful Thanos has come to conquer Earth and destroy the Avengers once and for all. Always nice to see Animated Thor Odinson pared down to the basics that make him great.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS TOMORROW

MIGHTY THOR #16 $3.99 (JUSKO CORNER BOX VAR)
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
   Not all gods are equal, and to prove that they're the mightiest, the Shi'ar gods infiltrated Asgard and kidnapped Lady Thor and forced her to be a contestant in their Challenge of the Gods. The prize? They won't kill the people of Midgard.


CAPTAIN AMERICA SAM WILSON #19 $3.99
(W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Daniel Acuña
   Cap's problems intensify and a city burns! Lady Thor has a silent one-panel cameo.

DOCTOR STRANGE #1.MU $4.99 

(W) Chip Zdarsky (A) Julian Lopez (CA) Chip Zdarsky
   Doctor Strange gets sucked into the monster event of the year!  Too bad for the Marvel Universe that Strange is at his lowest power levels. A silent Lady Thor has a one pane cameo

DOCTOR STRANGE #17
$3.99 

(W) Jason Aaron (A) Frazer Irving (CA) Kevin Nowlan
   MR. MISERY helped Doctor Strange defeat the Empirikul. But don't misunderstand, Misery is no hero, and he aims to show Strange the meaning of his name. Lady Thor appears.




MONSTERS UNLEASHED #3 $4.99 

(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Leinil Francis Yu
   As monsters continue their assault against Earth and its heroes, the being responsible for the attack is made perfectly clear and a new ally emerges from the rubble.  But what does all of this have to do with a little boy from New York City and how does he tie into the INHUMANS' ancient history? A silent Lady Thor appears in a couple of crowd scenes.

 
NO NEW APPEARANCES BY THOR ODINSON!!!


Monday, February 13, 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY.



THOR GOD OF THUNDER #19 $3.99 (Bianchi variant cover) (Mann variant cover) (Parks animal variant cover)
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Esad Ribic
   Thor, Asgardian God of Thunder, has always fought to save his adopted home of Earth. But who can he fight when the planet itself is dying? Thor's mortal ally and environmental secret agent Roz Solomon has a few ideas. Namely the world's largest and most nefarious energy company Roxxon, and its ruthless new CEO known as "The Minotaur." Has the God of Thunder finally met his match, in the form of a multinational super-corporation? Meanwhile, many millennia ahead, a future version of Thor faces a very different battle to save what remains of the earth--a battle against the greatest villain the Marvel Universe has ever known-Galactus, the Devourer of Worlds!

AVENGERS #26 $3.99 
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) Mike Deodato
   The science war overtakes the world(s). The All-New Avengers Strike Back! All the answers to the questions you wished remained hidden. Thor in more than a cameo but less than a starring role.

MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #5 $2.99
(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) TBD
    Dracula, King of the Vampires is coming, to drain the Avengers of their powers! Thor doing impressive tasks for kids of all ages.


Esad Ribic's art for THOR GOD OF THUNDER #19 before it was marrred by graffiti.  

Saturday, February 11, 2017

2 YEARS AGO TODAY - THOR'S ONLY NEW APPEARANCE

THOR #5 $3.99
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Jorge Molina (CA) Russell Dauterman
   The mysterious all-new Thor has taken Midgard by storm. Prince Odinson is making a list and checking it twice.  All-Father Odin is so desperate to see Mjolnir returned to Asgard that he will call on some very dangerous, very unexpected allies. And the Absorbing Man and Titania are robbing banks and crushing anyone who dares get in their way.
Noto variant cover.

Friday, February 10, 2017

IN THE SHOPS 1 YEAR AGO TODAY

ILLUMINATI #4 $3.99
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Shawn Crystal (CA) Riley Rossmo
    TIitania versus Lady Thor! (round two)





ALL NEW ALL DIFFERENT AVENGERS #5 $3.99 (CHO VARIANT)
(W) Mark Waid (A) Mahmud A. Asrar (CA) Alex Ross
     The villain pulling the Avengers' strings stands revealed - someone who's been a part of Avengers history for almost all of the team's existence! Plenty of Lady Thor in this issue and you won't guess who's left standing on the last page!


MS MARVEL #4 $3.99 (CHO VARIANT)
(W) G. Willow Wilson (A) Nico Leon (CA) David Lopez
   It's a strange new world for Ms. Marvel. Being an Avenger and a regular teenager isn't as awesome as she though it would be.  But that won't stop Kamala! She might just need a little help from her friends. Lady Thor makes a cameo.


NO SIGHTINGS OF THOR ODINSON!!

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

TWO YEARS AGO TODAY

THOR #4 makes the top 8 list in sales
Marvel Comics was January's top publisher (according to Diamond Comic Distributors, the world's largest distributor of comics) with a 41.05% dollar share and a 45.64% unit share. Marvel shipped 79 comics in January. DC Comics had a 24.18% dollar share and a 27.05% unit share. DC shipped 86 comics in January.
1 STAR WARS #1      
2 BATMAN #38    
3 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #12
4 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #13
5 UNCANNY AVENGERS #1
6 WOLVERINES #1
7 ANT-MAN #1
8 THOR #4 

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS TOMORROW


UNWORTHY THOR #4 $3.99 
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Oliver Coipel, Frazer Irving, Esad Ribic and Russel Dauterman  (CA) Olivier Coipel
   The Odinson's quest is impeded when Proxima Midnight and the Black Swan seek to battle with him!  But are the two acting alone or is there someone else pulling their strings?  Don't miss the debut of the Odinson's all-new look!

                        1 in 25 Marguerite Sauvage variant 
1 in 50 Phil Noto variant

MARVEL UNIVERSE GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #17 $2.99
(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) TBD
   The GUARDIANS just want to get back on track and find the COSMIC SEED before THANOS can find it and wreak havoc but a chance encounter with THOR will throw the Guardians way off track - can they ever find their way back, or will the Son of Odin bring their journey to an end?

Monday, February 6, 2017

23 YEARS AGO TODAY

DEATH CAME TO JACK KIRBY, THE MAN WHO INTRODUCED A GENERATION TO THOR.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY

LOKI AGENT OF ASGARD #1 $2.99
Writer: Al Ewing Art: Lee Garbett Cover Art: Jenny Frison
     Kid Loki's all grown up - and the God of Mischief is stronger, smarter, sexier and just plain sneakier than ever before. As Asgardia's one-man secret service, he's ready to lie, cheat, steal, bluff and snog his way through the most treacherous missions the All-Mother can throw at him... starting with a heart-stopping heist on Avengers Tower - and the death of Thor!



Saturday, February 4, 2017

IN THE SHOPS 2 YEARS AGO TODAY

ANGELA ASGARDS ASSASSIN #3 $3.99 
(W) Kieron Gillen, Marguerite Bennett (A) Phil Jimenez, Stephanie Hans (CA) Stephanie Hans
   The Tenth Realm of Heven crashes into Vanaheim. We're going to Vanaheim for adventures, fun and bleak existential horror! Loki joins Thor in pursuit of Angela.

LaFuente variant cover.

         

Friday, February 3, 2017

IN THE SHOPS 1 YEAR AGO TODAY

There was only one new Thor appearance...

SPIDER-MAN #1 $3.99 
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Sara Pichelli
     Miles Morales has been doing the super hero thing for a while, now, but after SECRET WARS, he'll be a full-fledged member of the Marvel Universe but it's not all fun and games for New York City's main Spider-MAN! What happened in the eight month gap? One panel cameo by a well-rendered unconscious Lady Thor.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

IN THE SHOPS TODAY

ARE YOU THOR FAN ENOUGH TO WEAR THESE?

THOR SUNSTACHES SUNGLASSES $9.99
         From H2W. When you're coming out of Asgard to save the world, the sun might make things a little bright, so you probably need some dark sunglasses. These Thor Sun-Staches are perfect when you're duking it out with Loki in the middle of the day. One size fits most.