Monday, September 30, 2019

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN YOUR LCS 4 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 28, 2019

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN YOUR LCS 26 YEARS AGO TODAY

What an exciting time to be a Thor fan.
Cover by MC Wyman. Story art by Bruce Zick.
Cover by Ron Lim. Story art by Andy Smith.

Plus
Thor doesn't appear on the cover of 
INFINITY CRUSADE #6 
but he DOES appear on 2 crucial pages (aren't they all?) by Ron Marz/Andy Smith/Bill Anderson

Friday, September 27, 2019

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN YOUR LCS 2 YEARS 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.



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CHRISTOPHER TRADING CARD VARIANT

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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
    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 25, 2019

IN YOUR LCS 29 YEARS AGO TODAY

If Marvel hadn't of run out of room on the cover they might have mentioned that Heimdall rebuilds the Rainbow Bridge (with the the help of the Royal Scepter). He's filling in for old man Odin, who felt the need of a nap.
Ron Frenz and Joe Sinnott channel their inner Kirby with this dynamic full-pager that delivers one of the cover's promises.
Unfortunately the cover doesn't warn potential buyers that there is also a non-Thor 5 page "Tales of the Earth Force" back-up story.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN YOUR LCS TOMORROW

RAGNAROK BREAKING OF HELHEIM #2 $4.99
(W/A/CA) Walter Simonson
    Thor begins his descent into the Kingdom of the Dead, but finds the way blocked by a titanic Hall rising before him on the rim of Helheim. Guarded by both the living and the dead and ruled by the iron hand of a would-be god, it hides beneath its deepest dungeons a secret powerful enough to shatter the very foundations of the Dusklands.

AVENGERS #24 $3.99
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Stefano Caselli
    If the Avengers thought one Ghost Rider was tough to deal with, wait'll they see how many Spirits of Vengeance have just been unleashed by the King of Hell, Johnny Blaze! Including the craziest, most powerful Rider of them all...That's right, it's the Avengers vs. Cosmic Ghost Rider!

 AVENGERS LOKI UNLEASHED #1 $4.99 
(W) Roger Stern (A) Ron Lim (CA) Patrick Zircher
       The Siege of Avengers Mansion is over, and the Avengers are battered and in disarray! It's the worst time of all for Loki to discover a new source of mystic energies - one that connects to another classic villain and that will have dire consequences for all of reality unless those Avengers who remain standing are able to intercede!
Lim variant

PUNISHER KILL KREW #3 $3.99 

(W) Gerry Duggan (A) Juan Ferreyra (CA) Tony Moore
   With the unstoppable Juggernaut by his side, Frank is deadlier than ever!  With Foggy Nelson by his side, Frank is... well represented within the legal system?  The Punisher's merry band of killers (and lawyer) continue their mission of vengeance, but true danger looms right around the corner. Thor drops by and provides some comedy relief.

Monday, September 23, 2019

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN YOUR LCS 4 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.

Sunday, September 22, 2019

IN YOUR LCS 32 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.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

3 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. 

Friday, September 20, 2019

IN YOUR LCS 42 YEARS TODAY

Behind this very-impressive George Perez cover is 17 pages of John Byrne art at his peak (inked by the very talented Pablos Marcos.) Written by Shooter, this issue is a visual treat.

PLUS 
Jim Starlin Story and art make this one of the most important  issues of the 1980s, thanks to the superb Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

IN YOUR LCS 18 YEARS AGO TODAY

Even though Thor wasn't on the cover of CAPTAIN AMERICA #47 (legacy #515), he made his 28th 2001 appearance in the framing funeral sequence inside.
Story and Art by Dan Jurgens.
Inks by Bob Layton

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

IN YOUR LCS 29 YEARS AGO TODAY

Is there anything more distressing than a Thor Unconscious Cover?
Art by Paul Ryan and Tom Palmer 
(they also did the 22 pages of story art)

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

NEW THOR IN YOUR LCS TOMORROW

BLACK PANTHER AND AGENTS OF WAKANDA #1 $3.99
(W) Jim Zub (A) Lan Medina (CA) Jorge Molina

 Vampires. Aliens. Angry fish kings. Black Panther's hand-picked Agents of Wakanda can handle it all. And who better to lead them than the king of the world's most technologically evolved country? Wakanda is making waves on the world's map - and not everyone's a fan. With General Okoye's help, T'Challa will take Gorilla-Man, Ka-Zar and Wasp on a global fight for survival!
 JOHN BUSCEMA HIDDEN GEM VAR


HISTORY OF MARVEL UNIVERSE #3 $4.99 
(W) Mark Waid (A) Javier Rodriguez (CA) Steve McNiven

From the Fantastic Four to the Death of Phoenix, witness the awe and majesty of the beginnings of the Modern Marvel Universe!
Thor doesn't appear on either cover but he does appear on 4 pages.

Monday, September 16, 2019

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN YOUR LCS 4 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.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

ON THE SPINNER RACKS 49 YEARS AGO TODAY

 
Not only us the cover drawn by the legendary John Buscema, so are the 19 story pages.
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 enjoyed the crucial cameo by investigative journalist Harris Hobbs, who visited Asgard 5 years earlier in JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #123

Saturday, September 14, 2019

IN YOUR LCS 43 YEARS AGO TODAY

If you had been reading THOR for more than 8 years and you did not investigate beyond the copy-heavy Rich Buckler cover...
you wouldn't have known, until you started reading it, that you were buying a reprint of this Kirby-covered issue..
Minus 2 of the Jack Kirby/Vince Colletta splash pages including this one.

Friday, September 13, 2019

NEW THOR APPEARANCES IN THE SHOPS 2 YEARS 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.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

NEW THOR IN YOUR LCS TOMORROW


KING THOR #1 $3.99 
(W) Jason Aaron (A/CA) Esad Ribic
    Seven years ago, Jason and Esad introduced the Thor of the far future, All-Father of a broken realm and a dying universe, as he stood in battle against the Butcher of Gods, wielder of All-Black the Necrosword. Now that nefarious blade has returned, in the hands of Thor's all-time greatest enemy -  his brother, Loki -  for one final, cataclysmic showdown. Behold the book no comics fan should miss -  the celebration of the end of a truly Marvelous era.

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