Thursday, January 31, 2019

IN YOUR LCS 1 YEAR AGO TODAY

INCREDIBLE HULK #712 $3.99 
(W) Greg Pak (A/CA) Greg Land
   Amadeus Hulk battles Thor Odinson!
 'Nuff said!?!
Adi Granov Avengers variant cover 

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

HOW IMPORTANT WAS CONTINUITY TO MARVEL IN 1965?

Thor appears in one panel of AVENGERS #22 to explain that he is too busy to be in the issue.
Art by Don Heck and Wally Wood.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

THIS IS THE ONLY NEW THOR APPEARANCE IN YOUR LCS TOMORROW

MARVEL KNIGHTS 20TH #6 $4.99 
(W) Donny Cates (A) Kim Jacinto (CA) Geoff Shaw
  The truth comes out! The secret is revealed!  A secret that may shatter the very foundations of the Marvel Universe! A version of Thor makes a one panel cameo.

Monday, January 28, 2019

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 4 YEARS AGO TODAY

from Marvel:


THOR #4 $3.99 
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
   The Odinson is back and he clearly doesn't like that someone else is holding his hammer! 
(LARROCA WELCOME HOME VARIANT)


from IDW:
RAGNAROK #4 $3.99
Words, Art & Cover by Walter Simonson
     Beyond the Forest of the Hanging Dead, Thor encounters the Village at the End of the World and its guardian, an armored Troll. He and the Troll exchange favors, and Thor comes to envy the dead, as the tale of the Last Day of the Gods is told.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Saturday, January 26, 2019

26 YEARS AGO TODAY

Although the dramatic Lou Harrison Thor image on the cover may seem generic it accurately teases what awaits inside.
Thor, like many of the readers, is angered by the previous storyline. Maybe that is why Marz and Starlin replaced DeFalco as writer.
Thor meets a new character. 
Art by Zick and Montano.
The final page promises that 1993 will be a good year to be a Thor fan

And if that wasn't enough Thor for you, he was also part of the large cast of MYS-TECH WARS #1
Art by Hitch and Anderson

Thursday, January 24, 2019

IN YOUR LCS 30 YEARS AGO TODAY

Ron Frenz channels his inner Kirby.

 My idea of a page that has it all. An Asgard establishing shot, an angry Odin, Thor bonding with a young fan and a gorgeous goddess. What more could you ask for!?
And if that isn't enough, there is also a Tales of Asgard back-up tale featuring the boyhood of Thor (and Loki).

Monday, January 21, 2019

IN YOUR LCS 4 YEARS AGO TODAY

LOKI AGENT OF ASGARD #10 $3.99
(W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Lee Garbett
   In the aftermath of AXIS, Loki is the Hero Of Asgard no more. But one change remains: The God of Lies can only ever tell the truth.  Now, Loki's brother, the Odinson, visits his apartment, to talk.

DEADPOOLS ART OF WAR #4 $3.99
(W) Peter David (A/CA) Scott Koblish
   Will Deadpool's war destroy Earth? Or make him a bestselling author? A fighting mad Thor makes an appearance.

FANTASTIC FOUR #642 $3.99 
(W) James Robinson (A/CA) Leonard Kirk
   THE INVADERS meet the FANTASTIC FOUR as the hunt for REED RICHARDS and the missing kids of the FUTURE FOUNDATION continues. Guest starring JIM HAMMOND, NAMOR, THE NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA and...DOC GREEN? Thor appears in a one panel flashback.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

IN YOUR LCS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY

NEW AVENGERS #5 $3.99
(W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Gerardo Sandoval
   Captain America! Iron Mariner! King Hulk! Marvel Woman! Collapsar! Together, they are the Avengers - of the year 20XX!  Now, these five heroes are breaking the laws of time itself to prevent their greatest tragedy! Destination - the year 2016! Target - the New Avengers! Thor Odinson makes a brief appearance.

MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE SEASON TWO #15 $2.99
(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) Various
    Animated Thor and the Avengers must stand united when aliens beg them to save their planet from THANOS OF TITAN! 

Saturday, January 19, 2019

46 YEARS AGO TODAY

Ulik appears on his 5th cover since debuting 6 years earlier. It was the first non-Kirby drawn Ulik cover. It is a Gil Kane composition.

Not only does Thor do battle with the trolls leading to a cliff-hanger ending, he also visits North Korea because he wrongly thinks it is a quiet place to think.

Friday, January 18, 2019

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN YOUR LCS 2 YEARS AGO TODAY

CAGE #4 $3.99 
(W/A/CA) Genndy Tartakovsky
    Cage, Fist, Misty and a bevy of fellow travelers put the hurt on the big bad behind Luke's bad day!  Thor Odinson has a very brief cameo.


MONSTERS UNLEASHED #1 $4.99 

(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Steve McNiven
    AVENGERS, CHAMPIONS, GUARDIANS, X-MEN and the INHUMANS clash with monstrous threats that threaten to destroy every corner of the Marvel Universe. Who are the LEVIATHONS? Who controls them? How can they be stopped?  Lady Thor helps fight a monster.
Hip Hop Variant Cover


US AVENGERS #2 $3.99
(W) Al Ewing (A/CA) Paco Medina
  Welcome to the $kullocracy! The Golden Skull launches his takeover bid!  How do the U.S.Avengers respond to the looming threat? Tuxedos. Plus! Where were you on Zero Day - the day Captain America died? Lady Thor has a very brief cameo.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN YOUR LCS 1 YEAR AGO TODAY

 AVENGERS #676 $3.99
(W) Mark Waid & Various (A) Pepe Larraz (CA) Mark Brooks
   The Black Order. The Lethal Legion. Two teams of powerful villains bent on destroying each other have arrived on Earth, and they don't care who gets caught in the crossfire. But who's pulling their strings? And what is the secret of the lost Avenger? Lady Thor and Thor Odinson both appear.


AVENGERS #676   Alan Davis variant cover
 Julian Totino Tedesco connecting variant cover


MIGHTY THOR #703 $3.99
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
   The Mangog has come to Asgardia. But as every god assembles to meet him, there is one noticeable absence.  Where is Thor? Where is Jane Foster?  Without their mightiest hero, who among the Asgardians can face the wrath of a billion murdered beings--and survive?
Rob Liefeld Avengers variant cover

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

NEW THOR APPEARANCE IN YOUR LCS TOMORROW

That's right, there is only one

ASGARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #5 $3.99
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Matteo Lolli & Various (CA) Dale Keown, Jason Keith
    RAGNAROK IS HERE! It's the final battle for Earth as the Asgardians take on Nebula's full armada! But the undead may be the least of their problems. Just what is their supposed ally Loki up to now? Don't miss the end of the first thrilling arc! Even though Thor Odinson doesn't appear on the cover he does have a substantial role in the story

Monday, January 14, 2019

4 YEARS AGO TODAY

Marvel supplied retailers with 21 new comics:
ALL NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA #3
ALL NEW GHOST RIDER #10 
ALL NEW ULTIMATES #12 
AMAZING X-MEN #15 
AVENGERS #34.2 
AVENGERS #40 
CAPTAIN MARVEL #11
CYCLOPS #9 

DAREDEVIL #12 
DEADPOOL #40 
DEATHLOK #4 
GUARDIANS 3000 #4,
MILES MORALES ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #9

NIGHTCRAWLER #10 
SHIELD #2 
SILVER SURFER #8 
SPIDER-VERSE #2 
THANOS VS HULK #2 
WOLVERINES #2 
X-FORCE #14 

and 
MARVEL UNIVERSE AVENGERS ASSEMBLE SEASON TWO #3 $2.99
(W) Joe Caramagna (A/CA) Various
   Hulk crash-lands on earth with no memory save one: the planet is doomed!  Can the Avengers help Hulk remember what the danger is before it's too late? 

Sunday, January 13, 2019

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 3 YEARS AGO TODAY


ALL NEW ALL DIFFERENT AVENGERS #3 $3.99
(W) Mark Waid (A) Adam Kubert (CA) Alex Ross
    Warbringer has made good on his name, and the All-New Avengers stand poised to yank defeat from the jaws of victory unless they can put their differences aside--and in the case of Ms. Marvel and Nova, that doesn't seem very likely! Lady Thor uses one of her unique talents to save a life and also does some fighting.


   1 in 10 Fred Hembeck variant cover

SECRET WARS #9 $4.99
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Esad Ribic (CA) Alex Ross
    GENESIS! There ARE Thors but you have to pay attention to see them!

Saturday, January 12, 2019

ON THE SPINNER RACKS 49 YEARS AGO TODAY

The 1st Jack Kirby comic of 1970
Not only were Kirby's cover pencils embellished by the legendary writer/artist Bill Everett so were the 20 interior pages!!!

Friday, January 11, 2019

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN YOUR LCS 2 YEARS AGO TODAY

MIGHTY THOR #15 $3.99  
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Russell Dauterman
    As Malekith's campaign to conquer the Ten Realms rages on but far across the galaxy and the most powerful super-army in the cosmos is preparing a surprise attack on the city of the gods. The Shi'ar Empire will lay siege to Asgardia. Their target: the Goddess of Thunder. NOTE: Thor Odinson only appears on the cover of this issue - NOT INSIDE!

UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #16 $3.99 
(W) Ryan North (A/CA) Erica Henderson
  It's Squirrel Girl's 15th  birthday, and she's gotten the greatest present of all: a run-in with THE INCREDIBLE HULK!  Lady Thor and Thor Odinson have very brief cameos

Thursday, January 10, 2019

NEW THOR IN YOUR LCS 1 YEAR AGO TODAY

AVENGERS #675 $3.99
(W) Mark Waid & Various (A) Pepe Larraz (CA) Mark Brooks
     NO SURRENDER Part 1
    The Earth has been STOLEN! The sky burns while mysterious cosmic objects crash down from above, wreaking havoc across the world! The Avengers are the last line of defense between Earth and the mysterious forces threatening to tear it apart. It's time to ASSEMBLE! The AVENGERS, UNCANNY AVENGERS, U.S.AVENGERS and OCCUPY AVENGERS unite to face a threat beyond any they've faced before! Thor Odinson appears on some covers but not inside. 
MIKE MCKONE AVENGERS VARIANT COVER

ALEX ROSS VARIANT COVER 



plus
FREE AT BETTER SHOPS
  AVENGERS #675 2-SIDED LAUNCH PARTY POSTER


Wednesday, January 9, 2019

47 YEARS AGO TODAY



It was the Mangog's 9th appearance. He would not appear again for nearly 4 years.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

NEW THOR ODINSON APPEARANCES IN YOUR LCS TOMORROW

THOR #9 $3.99 
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Michael Del Mundo
   MEET EARTH'S NEWEST DEFENDER: ROZ SOLOMON!  With S.H.I.E.L.D. gone, Roz Solomon has been left adrift in a world full of homeless gods and mislaid hammers. Now this Asgardian ally is about to take on a surprising new role - and make a million new enemies. For the War of the Realms is coming and the invasion of Earth may have already begun. Cue the Frost Giants!


CAPTAIN MARVEL #1 $4.99 
(W) Kelly Thompson (A) Carmen Nunez Carnero (CA) Amanda Conner, Paul Mounts
     As Captain Marvel, Carol Danvers has spent months in space protecting Earth from alien threats big and small, but now it's time for Earth's mightiest hero to come home. New York City has never looked so good. But every re-entry comes with the unexpected, and Carol is about to hit a whole lot of unexpected. It's a fresh start and an oversized, star-studded welcome home for a hero who's been punching the glass ceiling since the 1970s. Thor Odinson makes a guest appearance 


MARVELS AVENGERS UNTITLED ENDGAME PRELUDE #2 $3.99
(W) Will Pilgrim (A) Paco Diaz
   THANOS' quest for the INFINITY STONES threatens the universe!  While DOCTOR STRANGE, IRON MAN and SPIDER-MAN face off against the "CHILDREN OF THANOS," the VISION forms a dire plan even as THOR and ROCKET seek a legendary weapon that may be the universe's only hope! 


UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #40 $3.99
(W) Ryan North (A) Derek Charm (CA) Erica Henderson
   In the past few issues, Squirrel Girl has "died"! She's fought "Iron Man"! And her world has been invaded by a non-zero number of SKRULLS!  It's been a crazy ride, but gosh, it sure would be nice to know WHY this is happening, WHO is behind it and WHAT machinations - sinister OR otherwise - that they've been working toward! This issue reveals all!  Thor Odinson has a one-panel crowd-scene cameo.

AVENGERS #12 $3.99
(W) Jason Aaron (A) Ed McGuinness, Cory Smith (CA) Alan Davis
    It's hard to run the Avengers without a support staff. And just one Jarvis would never do. Luckily, Black Panther has assembled the wildest and weirdest support staff you've ever seen. Meet Gorilla Man, Ka-Zar and the rest of the Agents of Wakanda. A silent Thor Odinson appears in one panel.
Phil Noto Marvel 80th variant for AVENGERS #12

Monday, January 7, 2019

IN YOUR LCS 4 YEARS AGO TODAY

ANGELA ASGARDS ASSASSIN #2 $3.99 
(W) Kieron Gillen, Marguerite Bennett (A) Phil Jimenez, Stephanie Hans (CA) Stephanie Hans
   What on Earth has made runaway Angela return to grimy old Earth? It's probably fighting. Thor Odinson guest stars and he DOES like fighting!


AVENGERS NO MORE BULLYING #1
$1.99


 
(W) Gerry Duggan, Various (A) Johanna Tana, Gustavo Duarte (CA) Paul Renaud
   The Avengers (including Thor, of course) have always stood up for those who cannot stand up for themselves, but this time they're in for a bombastic adventure of the highest order!  Featuring surprise guest stars from across the Marvel Universe!



MARVELS AVENGERS #2 $2.99
(W) Will Pilgrim (A) Joe Bennett, Agustin Padilla (CA) TBD
   ADAPTATION OF THE FIRST BLOCKBUSTER FILM!  Iron Man! Thor! Captain America! Black Widow! Hawkeye! The Hulk! They're all here...and so is Loki!  



UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #1 $3.99
(W) Ryan North (A/CA) Erica Henderson
      Thor is on the cover but not inside.