Sunday, September 30, 2018

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY

MODOK ASSASSIN #5 $3.99
(W) Christopher Yost (A) Amilcar Pinna (CA) David Lafuente
    With the life of the Thor who's stolen his heart hanging in the balance, the Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing races to put an end to Baron Mordo's murderous bid for power.  Will M.O.D.O.K. save the day? A myriad of Thors appear.  



 SHIELD #10 $3.99
(W) Mark Waid (A) Evan Shaner (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco
   Howard the Duck side by side with SHIELD! Why a duck? Because Coulson knows a secret about Howard that could save the multiverse! A Thor duck makes a multi-page appearance.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

57 YEARS AGO TODAY

The Kirby/Ayers Age of Thor. They did the cover and the 13 page Thor story that introduces a time-travelling villain from the weaponless 23rd century.
Except for the splash page the rest of pages (like the example above) used a multi-panel layout to portray a visual narrative. 1962 was the year when the still naive Thor was a tool of the American Military Complex.

Friday, September 28, 2018

2 YEARS AGO TODAY THERE WAS BARELY ANY NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS

CAPTAIN AMERICA STEVE ROGERS #5 $3.99 
(W) Nick Spencer (A) Javier Pina (CA) Paul Renaud
   CIVIL WAR II TIE-IN!  As heroes choose sides and tragedy strikes, Steve takes steps to end the war.  Guest-starring the Invincible Iron Man! Lady Thor appears in a couple of panels.

GUIDE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE MARVELS AVENGERS AGE OF ULTRON #1 $3.99
(W) Mike O'Sullivan, The Ohotmu (A) Various (CA) Mike Del Mundo
    Everything you need to know about Earth's Mightiest Heroes' second big-screen blockbuster! With fact sheets, movie-to-comic comparisons and behind-the-scenes production art and stills, this issue is packed with profiles and updates on the Avengers themselves - Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye and Hulk - as well as allies and new members including Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, War Machine, Falcon and Vision! And don't forget Ultron himself! Plus: Nick Fury! Loki's scepter! 

Thursday, September 27, 2018

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 1 YEAR AGO TODAY

MARVEL LEGACY #1 $5.99
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Esad Ribic & Various (CA) Joe Quesada
   It begins at the dawn of the human race, and ends with a child's prayer! In between, empires fall, mysteries brew, secrets are revealed, quests are undertaken and legends are forged! All leading up to the dramatic return you've been waiting for - and one you've been dreading! Lady Thor and Thor Odinson appear.



 ALEX ROSS VARIANT
CHRISTOPHER TRADING CARD VARIANT

DEODATO WRAPAROUND VARIANT 

 
LAND VARIANT
  
PARTY VARIANT

YOUNG VARIANT

MIGHTY THOR #23 $3.99 (CRAIN VENOMIZED HELA VAR) (W) Jason Aaron (A) Valerio Schiti (CA) Russell Dauterman 
     THOR AGAINST THOR!  When the Ultimate Thor finally goes too far, in the name of peace and sanity, Jane has no choice but to stop him.  Can she quell the rage of the War Thor before he destroys the very realms he once hoped to save? Thor Odinson appears too!!!

Rudy Rock  N Roll Variant


GENERATIONS CAPTAIN AMERICAS #1 $4.99
(W) Nick Spencer (A/CA) Paul Renaud    
They were part of the Greatest Generation! And now Sam Wilson finds himself alongside them yet again in a strange yet familiar setting - fighting shoulder-to-shoulder with Captain America and Bucky against a seemingly unstoppable threat to the safety of the world! Lady Thor appears on 4 pages. Real Deal Thor appears in 3 panels.

MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL #9
$3.99
 

(W)Margaret Stohl (A)Michele Bandini (CA)Meghan
Hetrick 
    Carol Danvers has been stretched a little thin. Though she desperately needs to unwind, there's no time for recreational asteroid punching today. Not when Earth's fate rests in the hands a few Alpha Flight Cadets. Thor Odinson appears in one panel.

And from Image Comics

ANNUAL TP 2017 $9.99
(W) Joe Casey (A) Nathan Fox & Various (CA) Sonia Harris

  It all starts here: pulp popcorn tale, THE WINTERNATIONAL! The CASEY/FOX collaboration from Playboy! New-millennium mythology with JIM RUGG! Plus, more all-new material and special features! There is an 8 page story by Joe Casey and art by Jim Rugg called "Odin's Mighty Return". Thor appears in 3 panels but he is dead.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

46 YEARS AGO TODAY

The Absorbing Man appears in THOR for the first time in 6 years.

The cover and the 20 pages of interior art are by the great John Buscema. 

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

THIS IS AS CLOSE AS YOU GET TO A THOR ODINSON APPEARANCE IN THE SHOPS TOMORROW

INFINITY WARS IRON HAMMER #1 $3.99 
(W) Al Ewing (A)Ramon Rosanas (CA) Humberto Ramos
   When Stark Odinson, the brainy but arrogant son of the All-Father, was kidnapped by Ice Giants and forced to make them an armory, he turned their forges against them and became the armored Asgardian, Iron Hammer!
Adam Kubert connecting variant
Humberto Ramos design variant

Monday, September 24, 2018

4 YEARS AGO TODAY THERE WAS ONLY ONE NEW THOR APPEARANCE IN THE SHOPS

AMAZING X-MEN #11 $3.99
(W) Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost (A/CA) Carlo Barberi
    As the Wendigo threat spreads across Canada, the X-Men take the battle to a new front - the Spirit Realm!  Guest starring Alpha Flight! A chatty Thor appears on two pages.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY

CAPTAIN MARVEL AND CAROL CORPS #4 $3.99
(W) Kelly Sue DeConnick (A) Laura Braga (CA) David Lopez

   Captain Marvel and her team are pinned down by the Thor Corps and the squad is in no shape for a firefight. 
 


INHUMANS ATTILAN RISING #5 $3.99  

(W) Charles Soule (A) John Timms (CA) Dave Johnson
   Medusa finds more than she bargained for with Black Bolt: a new understanding.  With Medusa on their side, the Resistance has their best shot to make change on Battleworld!  Three Thors show up on official business on one page.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

31 YEARS AGO TODAY

IF YOU THOUGHT THAT THE KIRBY-CREATED CELESTIALS WERE THREATENING THE EARTH AGAIN. 
Marvel had managed to fool you!
Art by Ron Frenz and Brett Breeding.

Friday, September 21, 2018

2 YEARS AGO TODAY IT WAS THE 6th CONSECUTIVE NEW COMIC DAY WITH NO NEW THOR ODINSON APPEARANCES

There was $20 worth of new Lady Thor appearances available for those that were willing to settle...

CIVIL WAR II #5 $4.99 (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) David Marquez (CA) Marko Djurdjevic
    The truth about Ulysses' future-seeing power is revealed and it is a game changer. Sides are irrevocably drawn and the gauntlet is thrown for the biggest battle in Marvel Universe history. Lady Thor appears throughout the entire issue (even though she doesn't appear on any of the covers)!

GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #12 $3.99
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Valerio Schiti (CA) Arthur Adams
   The Guardians' allegiances are split right down the middle, and tensions have NEVER been higher!  Lady Thor makes a silent one-panel crowd-scene cameo.

MIGHTY THOR #11 $3.99
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman

   Lady Thor's crusade against the corporate overlords of Midgard reaches its climax--and the lives of all New Yorkers hang in the balance. The Goddess of Thunder and S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Roz Solomon make their final stand against the Exterminatrix and the Silver Samurai. And Roz and Thor get help from the most unexpected source.
(Ferry Prostate Cancer Awareness Variant)

VISION #11 $3.99
(W) Tom King (A) Gabriel Hernandez Walta (CA) Mike Del Mundo
  The Avengers draw a line in the sand. They tell Vision he is not to cross this line. If he does, they will destroy him. "Remember," they say. "You're an Avenger. First. Always." "Stay where you are," they say. "Don't cross the line," they say. Then Vision crosses the line. Lady Thor briefly battles the Vision.

VOTE LOKI #4 $3.99 (LOPEZ VAR)
(W) Christopher Hastings (A) Langdon Foss (CA) Tradd Moore
   Election Day is upon us and Loki-mania has reached its height! The American people have spoken and THEY WANT LOKI.  But Nisa's not buying it. She had a bad feeling about Loki from the get go and she's finally got proof that he's up to no good. Too bad no one will listen. Lady Thor makes  a two page cameo. 

Thursday, September 20, 2018

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


AVENGERS #11 $3.99
(W) Mark Waid (A) Mike Del Mundo (CA) Alex Ross
   Not every Avenger came out of the Secret Empire's regime the same as going in. One of Earth's Mightiest, in particular, will either step up to lead the team - or retire altogether! Lady Thor plays a vital role this issue



THERE ARE WERE NO NEW THOR ODINSON APPEARANCES BUT THERE WAS THIS...

THOR LEGENDS GEAR ELECTRONIC HAMMER $109.99
HASBRO TOY GROUP
This full-scale elecronic Mjolnir hammer is a 1/1-scale 19 3/4" premium role-play hammer that features a premium movie-inspired wrist strap and pommel. Voice-activated light features reveal the symbol of Odin. Are you worthy to lift the enchanted hammer?

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

48 YEARS AGO TODAY

  
Thor delivers a talking-to-himself recap of the previous issue 
so that panel 3 of this page will make sense to the readers.
Longtime readers must have have enjoyed  the crucial cameo by the investigative journalist Harris Hobbs, who visited Asgard 5 years earlier in JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #123

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS TOMORROW

THOR #5
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Christian Ward (CA) Esad Ribic
GET READY FOR KING THOR AND THE PHOENIX, BUB!
In the far future, All-Father Thor reignited the Earth and sparked new life in the universe. But now, something is wiping out other worlds - and Midgard won't be far behind. Luckily, Thor isn't the only god left. But is the Phoenix-possessed Wolverine a friend or foe?
James Harren connecting hammer variant

Lupacchino Cosmic Ghost Rider variant





 


IMMORTAL HULK #6 $3.99 
(W) Al Ewing (A) Lee Garbett (CA) Alex Ross
   Bruce Banner is alive - and everyone knows it. Now he's hunted by the government, Alpha Flight, the mysterious Shadow Base and the Avengers (including Thor Odinson). And someone's going to find him first.  But Bruce has bigger problems. Something terrible has infected him. Something with unspeakable plans for humanity.



AVENGERS #8 $3.99 
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) David Marquez

    In the aftermath of their world-shaking battle against the Dark Celestials, the new Avengers team is officially formed, complete with a startling new headquarters at the top of the world. Behold the wonders of Avengers Mountain. But someone who doesn't seem impressed is Namor, the ferocious lord of Atlantis, whose rage may turn the oceans red with blood!
Mike McKone Cosmic Ghost Rider variant

Philip Tan variant

Monday, September 17, 2018

NEW THOR IN THE SHOPS 4 YEARS AGO TODAY - What a great time to be a Thor fan.

 
 THOR GOD OF THUNDER #25 $4.99
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Esad Ribic & Various (CA) Esad Ribic
   Young Thor vs. Frost Giants! T
he untold origin of Malekith the
Accursed! King Thor's granddaughters uncover a startling secret
chapter from the history of the Thunder God! Thor deals with the shocking fall-out from ORIGINAL SIN!

R.M. Guera Cover
Milo Manara Cover
Simon Bisley Cover

AVENGERS #35 $4.99 (ALESSIO VAR)
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Jim Cheung & Various (CA) Jim Cheung
   IN 8 MONTHS...TIME RUNS OUT! Thor appears on 2 pages doing what he does best



ORIGINAL SIN #5.5 $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? Will brother and sister murder each other before the truth comes out?

Sunday, September 16, 2018

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY

ARMOR WARS #5 $3.99
(W) James Robinson (A) Marcio Takara (CA) Paul Rivoche
   ATTACK OF THE FIFTY FOOT MECHA!  With the STARK FAMILY secret revealed one the STARK BROTHERS must pay the price. Many Thors are part of the big finish.

CAPTAIN AMERICA WHITE #1 $4.99 
   (W) Jeph Loeb (A/CA) Tim Sale
   From his re-awakening in the present day (a 3 page sequence, the only sequence with Thor in it) to his days on the battlefield during World War II, follow CAPTAIN AMERICA as he recalls a special mission during THE BIG ONE! 
   Extra-sized issue featuring CAPTAIN AMERICA: WHITE #0

GUARDIANS OF KNOWHERE #4 $3.99 
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Mike Deodato
   Who is this mysterious woman and how could she have taken out Gamora? Knowhere is in turmoil and, some would say, easy-pickings. Featuring the Thor called Angela Doomsdaughter.

SPIDER-VERSE #5 $3.99 
(W) Mike Costa (A/CA) Andre Arujo
  As Gwen Stacy explores her past, the Spiders square off against their greatest foe! A Lady Thor guest stars.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

49 YEARS AGO TODAY

 After a talking-to-himself synopsis Thor spends the rest of THOR #170 engaged in battle with a giant robot that Lee/Kirby created in the previous issue. The Warriors Three assist him. 
Plus there is a 2 page sequence "many worlds away" featuring Karnilla and Loki having a non-violent spat. THOR #170 is one of those rare issues that doesn't introduce any new characters.

Friday, September 14, 2018

2 YEARS AGO TODAY THIS WAS THE ONLY NEW LADY THOR APPEARANCE IN THE SHOPS

SPIDER-MAN #8 $3.99
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Nico Leon (CA) Sara Pichelli
   Ulysses' latest prediction has the whole Marvel Universe on Miles' tail.  Lady Thor is among the crowd.


 THERE WAS NO NEW THOR ODINSON APPEARANCES!!!!

Thursday, September 13, 2018

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 1 YEAR AGO TODAY


 ZOMBIES ASSEMBLE 2 #2 $4.99  
(W) Yusaku Komiyama, Jim Zub (A) Yusaku Komiyama (CA) Kiichi Mizushima
    No one is immune to the zombie virus - not even the Hulk! The Avengers face off against their strongest teammates while the race to find a cure continues. As the virus spreads across New York and among the Avengers, new information comes to light about Dr. Toshiko Amano, Jasper Scott and the interstellar origins of the zombie plague. Is it too late to stop it from spreading further? Printed in black-and-white in the original right-to-left reading orientation.

 
 Silva variant cover

GWENPOOL #20 $3.99

(W) Christopher Hastings (A/CA) Gurihiru
   Gwen Poole mysteriously escaped from our universe to join the Marvel Universe!  And her knowledge of comics has allowed her manipulate the very panels she walks in! Lady Thor appears on 1 micro-page.

UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #24 $3.99
(W) Ryan North (A/CA) Erica Henderson
   Squirrel Girl, Nancy and Tippy are trapped in the Savage Land! Good thing there're only regular dinosaurs there and not, for example, a giant metal killer-dinosaur version of Ultron instead!!  Sorry, I'm just getting word that there is, in fact, a giant metal killer-dinosaur version of Ultron here, and Squirrel Girl needs to stop him before he takes over the world - a task that has regularly bested many other super heroes, including the Avengers themselves! Oh, also Kraven the Hunter is in this issue too!  Thor Odinson appears in 2 panels.



THOR LEGENDS 6IN ACTION FIGURES $22.99 each
HASBRO TOY GROUP
Some of your favorite Thor: Rangnarok characters are brought to life in the 6" scale! Each features a detailed sculpt and comes with accessories. Collect all of the figures in the series to obtain the parts to create a Gladiator Hulk build-a-figure!

MARVEL LEGENDS 12IN THOR ACTION FIGURE $109.50
HASBRO TOY GROUP
The impressively detailed 12-inch scale LEGENDS SERIES figures are the perfect addition to any Super Hero collection! Each figure features premium detailing and finish, over 30 points of articulation, and multiple accessories for ultimate poseability.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

50 YEARS AGO TODAY


If you hadn't read JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #83 or MARVEL TALES #1, it was your lucky day. The origin of Thor was available on the nation's spinner racks for a third time
There was also 7 brand new pages of Kirby Thor art. This one was my personal favorite.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

THE ONLY NEW THOR APPEARANCE IN THE SHOPS TOMORROW


INFINITY WARS #3 $4.99 
(W) Gerry Duggan (A/CA) Mike Deodato
    WHO ARE THE INFINITY WARPS? With Requiem tearing through the Marvel Universe, Loki whispering around its fringes and a new threat looming to devour everything, the very fabric of reality warps around the heroes of Earth and the only way through winds through infinity itself! Thor Odinson gets warped!