Friday, August 31, 2018

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

UNCANNY AVENGERS #13 $3.99
(W) Gerry Duggan (A/CA) Ryan Stegman
   Deadpool risks his Avengers status on a secret mission to rescue another Avenger!  Plus, Cable and Steve Rogers face off, with the future of the Unity Squad at stake. Lady Thor make a silent, crowd-scene one panel cameo. 

NO NEW THOR ODINSON APPEARANCES!!!

Thursday, August 30, 2018

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 1 YEAR AGO TODAY

SECRET EMPIRE #10 $4.99 
(W) Nick Spencer (A) Steve McNiven (CA) Mark Brooks
      Can there be any redemption for Captain America as the SECRET EMPIRE starts to crumble? Both Thor Odinson and Lady Thor appear.


JS CAMPBELL VARIANT

 SORRENTINO HYDRA HEROES VARIANT


THANOS #10 $3.99 
(W) Jeff Lemire (A) German Peralta (CA) Mike Deodato
   Earth's Mightiest Hero! Leader of the Avengers!  Champion of all that is good...THANOS?! Lady Thor appears in a few panels.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

29 YEARS AGO TODAY

The first new Unconscious Thor Cover in nearly three years went on sale.
Art by Paul Ryan.

Monday, August 27, 2018

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 4 YEARS AGO TODAY

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1.4 $3.99 
(W) Dan Slott (A) Ramon K. Perez (CA) Alex Ross
   Witness another secret chapter from the first days of Spider-Man! What started off as fun-and-games for new villain Clash turns deadly serious. Plus a retro two panel Thor cameo.


AVENGERS #34 $3.99 
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Leinil Francis Yu
   The first Avenger meets the last Avenger and the Avengers World crumbles. Thor appears on four pages, has one line and doesn't do any fighting.


INHUMAN #4 $3.99
(W) Charles Soule (A/CA) Ryan Stegman
   Medusa and the Inhumans get a visitor to New Attilan- THOR! 

 Joe Madureira variant cover

MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #29 $2.99
(W) Joe Caramagna (A) Ramon Bachs, Ty Templeton (CA) Ty Templeton
    Loki puts a hex on Spidey, turning him into a pig! Enter: Peter Porker! Can our Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Ham survive an Asgardian boar hunt? Of course Thor appears!




ORIGINAL SIN #5.4 $3.99
(W) Jason Aaron, Al Ewing (A) Simone Bianchi, Lee Garbett (CA) Simone Bianchi

   The deepest secret of the Nine Realms is revealed... a Tenth Realm! Thor and Loki embark on a quest to discover this strange new world -- and the sister Thor never knew he had... Angela! Can Loki be trusted? And will brother and sister murder each other before the truth comes out?




UNCANNY AVENGERS #23 $3.99 
    (W) Rick Remender (A) Sanford Greene (CA) Agustin Alessio
   Uncanny Avengers reunited! The threat of Kang is over, but what are the repercussions?  Meet the new faces of the Marvel Universe! Thor appears on the cover and in two panels on one page.

WOLVERINE #12 $5.99 
(W) Paul Cornell (A) Pete Woods (CA) Steve McNiven
        Thor has a 1 panel cameo

Sunday, August 26, 2018

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY

CAPTAIN MARVEL AND CAROL CORPS #3 
(W) Kelly Sue DeConnick, Kelly Thompson (A/CA) David Lopez
   Chasing secrets and dissent among the ranks has left one of the Carol Corps out of commission. To make matters worse, trouble is quickly converging on Hala Field. Eight Thors make a one panel appearance.


DEADPOOLS SECRET SECRET WARS #4  
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Matteo Lolli (CA) Tony Harris
   THIS is how the ORIGINAL SECRET WARS really ended!  YOU WILL NOT BELIEVE IT! Silent Thor appears in various crowd scenes.

HANK JOHNSON AGENT OF HYDRA #1   
(W) David Mandel (A) Michael Walsh (CA) Amanda Conner
     Ever wondered what Hydra agents do during their downtime? BE THRILLED as Hank picks up his kids from school! BE AMAZED as Hank talks with Hydra's HR department! And BE STUPEFIED as Hank wishes he had picked a different line of work! A Thor appears in one panel.


MODOK ASSASSIN #4 $3.99 
(W) Christopher Yost (A) Amilcar Pinna (CA) David Lafuente
    Entangled in a plot that extends far beyond the borders of Killville, can M.O.D.O.K. hope to save the life of the Thor he loves and ensure the continued existence of his beloved murder paradise? Many Thors appear in this issue.


AND!  

RAGNAROK #6
IDW PUBLISHING

(W/A/CA) Walter Simonson
Bring Out Your Dead. Thor has arrived at last in Asgard. The devastation is complete, as the Thunder God searches the ruins of his home for the remains of those nearest and dearest to him. He finds not only the broken heart of his worst fears, but a secret hidden since before the final battle of the gods and their enemies, a secret that reveals the deep and devious wisdom of Father Odin, and the goodwill of a red squirrel. 

Saturday, August 25, 2018

26 YEARS AGO TODAY

It was not the best of times to be a fan of the Odinson...
Yet again Thor was missing. 
Sif was looking for him and her search is prominently featured.
The Tales of Asgard back-up stars the Enchantress.

Friday, August 24, 2018

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 2 YEARS AGO TODAY

CAPTAIN AMERICA STEVE ROGERS #4 $4.99
(W) Nick Spencer (A) Javier Pina (CA) Aaron Kuder
   With war on the horizon, Steve attempts to broker a truce between Iron Man and Captain Marvel. Lady Thor appears in a one-panel crowd scene.

CAPTAIN MARVEL #8 $3.99
    (Cover Art by Kris Anka)
    Lady Thor appears ONLY on the cover.


NO NEW APPEARANCES BY THOR ODINSON!!!
(unless you count this)

RAGNAROK #10
IDW PUBLISHING
(W/A/CA) 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.
 

 John Paul Leon Subscription variant cover

Thursday, August 23, 2018

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 1 YEAR AGO TODAY

  GENERATIONS: UNWORTHY THOR & MIGHTY THOR #1
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Mahmud A. Asrar
    When a battle goes south, Thor finds herself in ancient Egypt - facing a young Odinson! A misguided party of Vikings has bitten off way more than they can spear. But when the prince of Asgard answers their cries for help, he ends up in a fight no axe alone can win! And Apocalypse is not one for mercy.  Can a not-yet-worthy god and a time-lost hero take on one of the world's most powerful mutants at the height of his empire? And what does their encounter mean for the future of two Thors?
 
Oliver Coipel variant cover
Alex Ross connecting variant cover
 

Kirby 100 variant cover
Das Pastoras variant cover
Dale Keown Marvel Vs Capcom variant cover 


SECRET EMPIRE #9 $4.99 
(W) Nick Spencer (A) Leinil Francis Yu (CA) Mark Brooks
     UNITED WE STAND - against the SECRET EMPIRE! Thor Odinson has a pivotal role. Lady Thor appears for less than a page. 

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

43 YEARS AGO TODAY - How do you keep a Thor fan in suspense?

Marvel did it by reprinting this Tales of Asgard cliff-hanger from THOR #134 in MARVEL SPECTACULAR #19

and then waiting 9 years to reprint the concluding three chapters in TALES OF ASGARD Volume 2 #1!

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

THE ONLY NEW THOR APPEARANCE IN THE SHOPS TOMORROW


AVENGERS #6 $3.99 
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Ed McGuinness
    The final battle against the Dark Celestials. A battle unlike any the Avengers have ever experienced. A battle a million years in the making. The new team of heavy hitters assembles at last. But will the young, inexperienced Ghost Rider prove to be the most important member of all?



Plus the better shops might have this.


MARVEL HEROES THOR GEEKI TIKI GLASS $19.99 
   From Beeline Creative This Geeki Tiki stands approximately 7-inches tall and is made of durable ceramic that is top-shelf dishwasher safe and microwaveable. This Thor Geeki Tiki mug holds up to 15 ounces of your favorite beverage. 

Sunday, August 19, 2018

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY

CAPTAIN BRITAIN AND MIGHTY DEFENDERS #2 $3.99
(W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Alan Davis
   Mondo City breaks out its biggest gun - the WAR MACHINE! Meanwhile, Captain Britain faces Mondo's toughest lawman, Boss Cage - from the inside of a cell!  Once the brutal Boss System is done with the Defenders... will there be anything left of them to arrest? Guest Starring Lady Baron Thor.

GUARDIANS OF KNOWHERE #3 $3.99
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Mike Deodato
    The secrets of Knowhere reveal themselves and it will change the face of the Guardians forever.  This special chapter on Secret Wars will have long-lasting repercussions. The Thor known as Angela questions her religion.

SPIDER-VERSE #4 $3.99 
(W) Mike Costa (A) Andre Arujo (CA) Nick Bradshaw
    The Spiders of the multiverse are in a race against Mayor Norman Osborn to discover what exactly brought them all together! An angry Thor appears.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018

IN THE SHOPS 2 YEARS AGO TODAY

MIGHTY THOR #10 $3.99
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
     Lady Thor has a new enemy with which to contend:  S.H.I.E.L.D.
Natachos Bustos Tsum Tsum variant


WEB WARRIORS #10 $3.99
(W) Mike Costa (A) David Baldeon (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco
   What do a giant spider-robot, a cartoon pig from the future and a lady with four robotic arms have in common?  They're all stuck on Earth-001 with the WEB-WARRIORS!  Thor Odinson from Earth 53015 appears (spoiler alert:






 he’s a cute dog).

Thursday, August 16, 2018

50 YEARS AGO TODAY

It was a good summer to be a Thor fan as the epic Mangog trilogy came to a conclusion.
It would be more than 3 years before he made another appearance.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

48 YEARS AGO TODAY

If you had been buying comics for more than five years this Kirby cover would have been familiar to you.
So might the 52 pages of Kirby Thor art contained inside (reprinted from six different issues of JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY)

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS TOMORROW

THOR #4
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Michael Del Mundo
THOR & THE VALKYRIES TAKE ON THE QUEEN OF CINDERS IN THE WAR FOR HEL!
The Queen of Cinders and her fire goblin army have invaded the land of the dead. To keep the afterlife from going up in flames, Thor and his brothers will have to forge alliances with some of their greatest enemies and seek to unlock the secrets of Valhalla and the mighty Valkyries!


Harren Hammer variant






Del Mundo proves that Thor is the god of bringing the best out in artists!

INFINITY WARS #2 $4.99 
(W) Gerry Duggan (A/CA) Mike Deodato

    As the Infinity Stones come to Earth, so too comes the war for control over them. But none who wield the stones know the truth about the power they contain or what it would take to bring them to their END. The nature of the universe itself hangs in the balance as we learn the answer to the question on everyone's lips since "Infinity Wars Prime": WHO IS REQUIEM? Thor makes an appearance so brief that it doesn't even rate amention on the Cast Page.

Monday, August 13, 2018

IN THE SHOPS 4 YEARS AGO TODAY

Six Real Deals, one Animation Thor and one Avatar Press Thor :

AMAZING X-MEN #10 $3.99
(W) Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost (A/CA) Carlo Barberi
   As the Wendigo virus runs rampant through Canada, one of the X-Men falls prey to the deadly plague!  Guest-starring Alpha Flight and Thor!

AVENGERS WORLD #11
$3.99
(W) Nick Spencer (A) Raffaele Lenco (CA) Paul Renaud
   The UPRISING begins. The Island opens its doors. The Dead march into the light. The Dragon declares war. Confronted by immense dangers on all sides, Thor and the Avengers face a world on fire -- and to restore peace, they'll have to become something even bigger than before.

CAPTAIN AMERICA #23 $3.99
(W) Rick Remender (A/CA) Carlos Pacheco
    Zola has waged war on New York! Without a Captain America to lead them, can Thor and the Avengers stop the Bio-Fanatic's plot for revenge?!

FANTASTIC FOUR #8 $3.99
(W) James Robinson (A/CA) Leonard Kirk
    BEN GRIMM: MURDERER?! Thor shows up for three battle pages.

MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #11 $2.99
(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) TBD
   The Red Skull has turned Thor and the Avengers into rampaging monsters! Hulk and Black Widow must team up and stop the raging Hulk-Vengers!

ORIGINAL SIN #7 $3.99 (W) Jason Aaron (A) Mike Deodato (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco
     Thor finds yet another way to be defeated in what might be the three most important pages in the history of the character!!!

WOLVERINE #11 $3.99 
(W) Paul Cornell (A) Pete Woods (CA) Steve McNiven
    With the fates of two human beings placed in her hands, Pinch is faced with a decision that may haunt her for the rest of her life. That is, unless Wolverine and his S.H.I.E.L.D. cavalry can reach her in time. Classic Sabretooth, still finds time to mess with Logan, even while he's busy trying to remake the world in his image. Thor has a one panel cameo.



GOD IS DEAD #18 (Avatar Press)
(W) Mike Costa (A) Emiliano Urdinola (CA) Jacen Burrows
   The returned Norse and Greek gods are waging all-out war against each other, but thanks to Jesus and his miracle, they are having a hard time staying dead! 

Sunday, August 12, 2018

IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY

A-FORCE #3 $3.99 
(W) C. Willow Wilson, Marguerite Bennett (A/CA) Jorge Molina
   She-Hulk has violated the most sacred rule of Battleworld and now A-Force is on the run from the planet's protectors: The Thor Corps!

HOWARD THE DUCK #5 $3.99 
(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Joe Quinones
  While the world's greatest super heroes fight to save NYC - and possibly America and parts of Canada - Howard and Tara Tam learn a lot about each other, and themselves. Lady Thor has a two panel cameo.


INHUMANS ATTILAN RISING #4 $3.99 
(W) Charles Soule (A) John Timms (CA) Dave Johnson
   Black Bolt undergoes the same interrogation that killed a Ghost Rider in #1. The Resistance makes its big push against Medusa's royal rule! The arrival of three Thors complicates matters.

SECRET WARS #5 $3.99
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Esad Ribic (CA) Alex Ross
    OWEN REECE DIED FOR OUR SINS! More than 33 Thors attend a funeral.


UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #8 $3.99

(W) Ryan North (A/CA) Erica Henderson
  It's the classic tale of good squirrel versus evil squirrel as SQUIRREL GIRL fights RATATOSKR, the Norse Squirrel God!  The fate of the world hangs in the balance! Lady Thor and Thor the Unworthy show up to help!  

Saturday, August 11, 2018

53 YEARS AGO TODAY - still on sale - if you were lucky!

The top 47 Marvel characters of Summer 1965 all in one Kirby-drawn comic (and cover)!!!!!
Rainy Day Fun: find the Enchantress.

Friday, August 10, 2018

2 YEARS AGO TODAY

THERE WERE NO NEW THOR ODINSON APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS and nothing but cameos for Lady Thor...

ACCUSED #1 $4.99 
(W) Marc Guggenheim (A) Ramon Bachs, Garry Brown (CA) David Mack
    As an Avenger falls, another takes the stand to answer for his death. As Hawkeye stands trial amid a case full of super heroes and politics - who will prosecute? None other than Matt Murdock - Daredevil! But when Matt digs into the case he may not like what he finds. A silent Lady Thor appears in crowd scenes in 4 panels including one in which she is unconscious.


AGENTS OF SHIELD #8 $3.99
(W) Marc Guggenheim (A) German Peralta (CA) Mike Norton
   PHIL COULSON, agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. no more!  Coulson has chosen a side in this war...HIS OWN!  Lady Thor appears in a crowd scene in 1 panel.



VISION #10 $3.99
(W) Tom King (A) Gabriel Hernandez Walta (CA) Mike Del Mundo
    Tragedy has come to the Vision family. While those around him mourn, Vision plans for revenge, a revenge that will send him into a deadly confrontation with the heroes of Marvel. Lady Thor has a 2 panel cameo.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

THE CLOSEST THING TO A NEW THOR APPEARANCE IN THE SHOPS 1 YEAR AGO TODAY

SAMNEE VARIANT COVER
ZOMBIES ASSEMBLE 2 #1 $4.99 
(W) Yusaku Komiyama, Jim Zub (A) Yusaku Komiyama (CA) Kiichi Mizushima
   Caught in a massive explosion, Captain America, Hawkeye and Iron Man wake up in the midst of a city overrun by zombies. Miraculously, they haven't been turned, and they find themselves face-to-face with a mysterious scientist who claims to have a cure for the virus. But who is he really, and does he actually possess the antivirus that Bruce Banner has been struggling to create? More importantly: Is the Hulk immune to the zombie plague?


But for a buck each there were these classic reprints!!!

TRUE BELIEVERS KIRBY 100TH INTRODUCING MIGHTY THOR #1
    Reprinting the Thor story from JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY  #83 and the Loki story from JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #85

TRUE BELIEVERS KIRBY 100TH THOR VS HULK #1
    Reprinting JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #112 plus the cover and 10 pages from AVENGERS #3

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

53 YEARS AGO TODAY

A giant Absorbing Man swatting Thor attracts a crowd of random rooftop KIRBYstanders and a few ineffective Kirby cops.
This was the Absorbing Man's 4th appearance
It was his third cover appearance.
All for JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS TOMORROW

FANTASTIC FOUR #1 $5.99  
(W) Dan Slott (A) Skottie Young & Various (CA) Esad Ribic
    Thor appears on the Art Adams wraparound variant cover but not anywhere inside the issue

SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #1 $4.99 
(W) Bryan Edward Hill (A) Nelson Blake Ii, Mark Bagley (CA) Kris Anka
   Before he wore the webs, he was just Miles Morales: newly-minted Brooklyn Visions Academy student with hidden spider powers! When a Secret Invasion of Skrulls turns Manhattan upside down, Miles must choose: do his great powers come with great responsibility? Thor Odinson appears on 1 inspiring (to Miles) page.

Monday, August 6, 2018

IN THE SHOPS 4 YEARS AGO TODAY

ORIGINAL SIN #5.3 $3.99
(W) Jason Aaron, Al Ewing (A) Simone Bianchi, Lee Garbett (CA) Simone Bianchi
   The deepest secret of the Nine Realms is revealed... a Tenth Realm!  Thor and Loki embark on a quest to discover this strange new world -- and the sister Thor never knew he had! Can Loki be trusted? And will brother and sister murder each other before the truth comes out?

Sunday, August 5, 2018

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY


MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE SEASON TWO #10 $2.99
(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) Various
   The Reality Stone flips the world on its head, as our heroes become villains!  How will the Dark Avengers fare against Earth's NEW mightiest heroes: Squadron Surpeme?!


                                                    &

GIANT SIZE LITTLE MARVEL AVX #3 $3.99
(W/A/CA) Skottie Young
   Playtime is serious business in the land of Marville and our tiniest heroes are putting in work to prove to their new neighbors which crew is toughest. Little Thor hams it up for two pages.

Jim Cheung variant cover