This week's Thor
- Not a lot.
Unless my local shop messed up again.
In my box was
THOR: THE DEVIANTS SAGA
and a bunch of other folks.
#4 of 5
We'll get to it after our
Thor continues his hunt for the Deviant
who stole an Asgardian artifact that
can essentially erase all existence.
His search is complicated by a brewing
civil war among the Deviants.
In this issue, teamed with the Eternal
Phastos, Thor must journey to the
Savage Land to collect some
Antarctic vibranium which the
Deviants need to cure their sterility.
You might be asking yourself, 'What does
any of that have to do with the stolen
Absolutely nothing, which Thor himself
notes during the first few pages.
As with last issue, it seems more a
divergence to draw out the story.
Unlike last issue, this one has
some sweet moments.
Highest on the list is a sequence
where the Real Deal takes on a
There's also a nice cameo by
Even with the ups and downs
of this mini, one aspect that has
been superbly consistent
is Thor's characterization.
Unlike, say, Fraction, who too often
has Thor come across as a 10-year old brat,
Rodi gives us a mature Thor, a reflective
Thor, an intelligent Thor.
On that merit along, we're giving
this issue a 9 out of 10.
Did I mention the T-Rex is toast sequence?