Friday, June 29, 2018

IN THE SHOPS 2 YEARS AGO TODAY

ALL NEW ALL DIFFERENT AVENGERS #11 $3.99
(W) Mark Waid (A) Mahmud A. Asrar (CA) Alex Ross
   The Avengers--captives on the Stalag of Space! Its mysterious alien warden cannot be beaten by conventional means, but the Avengers' prison break will take them into an even more dangerous realm! Lady Thor dominates this issue.

CAPTAIN MARVEL #6 $3.99 
(W) Christos Gage, Ruth Gage (A/CA) Kris Anka
    Old friends face off as enemies in an event that will change Captain Marvel's life forever. As war erupts, Carol finds herself at the forefront of battle. But after tragedy hits too close to home, how far will Carol go to fight for what she believes in? Lady Thor appears on one page.

UNCANNY INHUMANS #11 $3.99
(W) Charles Soule (A/CA) Carlos Pacheco
   Inhumans vs. Stark Industries – Lady Thor appears on one page.

HYPERION #4 $3.99
(W) Chuck Wendig (A) Nicole Virella (CA) Elizabeth Torque
   HYPERION and Doll have a final showdown with the freaks and weirdos of the dark carnival of Valentine County, but the real danger is what lurks inside the haunted house. Something awaits within those twisted walls. Something that wants very badly to be free. Thor Odinson appears in a one page flashback montage.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

29 YEARS AGO TODAY

  Hate it or love it, there is no denying that this is an historic issue...
And not because Thor shaves. While Asgard drifts further into the Negative Zone, the Eric Masterson era of Thor truly begins.
And if you don't like the lead story there is always the back-up.

Monday, June 25, 2018

IN THE SHOPS 4 YEARS AGO TODAY

NEW WARRIORS #6 $3.99
(W) Christopher Yost (A) Nick Roche (CA) Ramon K. Perez
  The All-New New Warriors announce their arrival to the rest of the world, which doesn't make anyone particularly happy.  The Avengers vs. the New Warriors!  Thor pretty much dominates this book. 

ORIGINAL SINS #2 $3.99
(W) Ryan North & Various (A) Mark Bagley (CA) Mark Brooks
    Thor makes a one page cameo for the retelling of the exploding  Truth Bomb incident!




UNCANNY AVENGERS #21 $3.99
(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Daniel Acuña
   The conclusion to an epic two years in the making! In our darkest hour The Avengers Unity Squad unite entirely and the fate of the seven futures decided! Thor appears for the big finale and on the cover!


FANTASTIC FOUR #6 $3.99
(W) James Robinson (A/CA) Leonard Kirk
   They were the best of friends since that fateful trip into the cosmic unknown. The day the Fantastic Four were born, they became a family. Cosmic explorers - forever united. Johnny Storm became the high-flying, hot-headed Human Torch. Ben Grimm, the hideous monster known as The Thing. Super-Scientist Reed Richards has tried time and again to reverse Grimm's condition. Each and every time was met with failure. But there was a time when he possessed a device that held the key to permanently curing The Thing - until Johnny inadvertently destroyed it! Reed has kept Johnny's secret for as long as he could - but now it's about to get out! What will Ben do when he discovers that one of his closest friends and steadfast ally condemned him to a life sentence as a monster? A silent Thor appears with other Avengers during a four page sequence.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY

MODOK ASSASSIN #2 $3.99 
(W) Christopher Yost (A) Amilcar Pinna (CA) David Lafuente
   When a Thor crash lands in Killville, the Mental Organism Designed Only for KILLING sets out to do what he does best!   TWO Thors appear in this issue and they are both GOOD-LOOKING WOMEN!

 Regular cover

1 in 25 Christian Ward variant

SHIELD #7 $3.99 
(W) Mark Waid (A) Greg Smallwood (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco
   SHIELD agent Skye, a.k.a. Quake, a.k.a. Daisy Johnson - has only one ally she can turn to: her father, Mr. Hyde! Thor appears in a one panel flashback.

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.

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.

Friday, June 15, 2018

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 2 YEARS AGO TODAY

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #14 $3.99

(W) Dan Slott (A) Giuseppe Camuncoli (CA) Alex Ross
   Things aren't going well between the Amazing Spider-Man and the Invincible Iron Man and their conflict is opening the door for Regent and his plan against our heroes!  Now that Regent has started imprisoning HEROES and stealing their powers things have gone from bad to worse. Lady Thor appears.

CIVIL WAR II #2 $4.99 
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) David Marquez (CA) Marko Djurdjevic
     Tony Stark decides to take matters (and the law) into his own hands and declares war on the Inhumans. But not everyone agrees with Tony's perspective and they are willing to die trying to stop him. Lady Thor appears.

NOVA #8 $3.99 
(W) Sean Ryan (A) R. B. Silva (CA) Humberto Ramos
   As an Avenger, Nova is on the front lines of Civil War II, but he may not have the same ideas as his friend and mentor Iron Man. Come to think of it, he isn't a big fan of Captain Marvel's stance, either. Lady Thor appears in the background on 3 pages.

VOTE LOKI #1 $3.99 
(W) Christopher Hastings (A) Langdon Foss (CA) Tradd Moore
  Loki is many things -- god, trickster, brother, liar, son, villain, even hero. Now he wants to add one more thing to the list: President of the United States. That's right, the God of Lies has set his sights on becoming the ruler of the free world, but is this just another scheme? One thing's for certain -- with Loki's winning smile and silver tongue on the campaign trail, this election just got a lot more interesting. Both Thor Odinson and Lady Thor make brief appearances.

Monday, June 11, 2018

4 YEARS AGO TODAY THERE WAS ONLY ONE NEW THOR APPEARANCE

MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #9 $2.99
Adapted Joe Caramagna based on “Depth Charge”
   The fiendish Attuma send monsters and a giant tidal waves to sink the island of Manhattan!  Hulk must prove that he is the strongest one there is...or perish! Marvel Animation Universe Thor appears even though he is not on the cover.

Friday, June 8, 2018

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

CIVIL WAR II GODS OF WAR #1 $3.99
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Emilio Laiso (CA) Jay Anacleto
    As a God, is Hercules responsible for a larger roll in the potential destruction of the Marvel Universe? Lady Thor has a silent 2 page appearance. 

Noto variant cover.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

IN THE SHOPS 17 YEARS AGO TODAY

A rare Barry Windsor Smith Thor cover.
Inside was a 22 page Dan Jurgens story, ably drawn by Stuart Immonen featuring Uatu the Watcher, the Destroyer, the Enchantress and Loki.

Monday, June 4, 2018

IN THE SHOPS 4 YEARS AGO TODAY

LOKI AGENT OF ASGARD #5 $2.99
(W) Al Ewing (A) Lee Garbett (CA) Jenny Frison
    Loki's crew (which includes Thor) comes together to crack the deepest dungeons of Asgardia itself! It's the ultimate caper - but is there one plot twist too many for even the God of Trickery to handle?


ORIGINAL SIN #3 $3.99 
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Mike Deodato (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco
    He Who Holds the Eye is still on the run, and now we meet his boss, the villainous mastermind behind the raid on the Watcher's lair. And in deep space, the Winter Soldier leads a team that uncovers the most bizarre murder of all. Thor appears just long enough to make a continuity-altering exclamation!