First Look THOR: God of Thunder #10
- Well, the penultimate chapter is upon us and I liked it. I liked it a lot.
I side with the critics who suggest the story has been a bit decompressed, but I think we are set up for a fine action packed finale.
I truly hope next month's #11 is not Ribic's last work on THOR. His art is incredible and every page is filled with Norse goodness.
That is my spoiler free take, as we await the wisdom of our Robbins' Review!
P.S. - Next month we get TWO issues - the last chapter of God Bomb and one shot story in #12, before Malekith returns to battle Thor in #13, with some nice looking painted work by former HULK artist Ron Garney (who I think is vastly underrated in the biz).
As usual I might have missed a few titles with
Real Deal in them.
If so, please bring them to our attention.
have four to talk about, and we'll
do so after our inevitable
ALL NEW X-MEN
You might be wondering what this is doing here.
The UNCANNY AVENGERS make a guest appearance,
and Thor is a current
He's only in a few pages, 'but'
the sequence is one of the
involving Thor in the past year.
I won't give it away.
Suffice it to say that:
'Oh, Mister Thor, sir.
I am sooooo sorry.'
had me laughing out loud.
We'll give this 9 on the Mjolnir Meter.
Not just for Thor. It's a good read
with lots of action.
Thor is also in the
How can he be in both at once?
Anyhow, the Avengers continue
to tangle with an entity out to
remake the world. Thor has some
fight scenes but not much else.
This merits a 7. It'd rate higher but the whole
everybody can be an Avenger'
has turned what was once a truly special
into twelve titles of homogenous bland.
THOR: THE DARK WORLD
W: Yost & Kyle
This is the second half of
a mini that relates what Thor was up
to between the THOR and AVENGERS
and shows the events that lead up to the second
Some pretty cool stuff that showcases Thor's power.
Plus a terrific
exchange between Odin and Loki.
This pegged at 8.
THOR GOD OF
The 'let's see if we can
drag this out for fifty issues'
arc is finally at the next-to-last
Gorr the God Butcher thinks he's won.
being from Midgard,
he's unaware of the old saw:
"It's not nice to
tick off Mother Nature"
and its concomitant:
"It's stupid as Hel to
tick off every Thunder god-and-goddess in existence."
In this issue
Gorr makes another big mistake that no one
sees coming. Suffice it to
say that fanaticism
always digs its own grave---and Gorr has scooped
As an added treat we get to see more of
granddaughters. We're talking
Mjolnir peaked at 9. Even
though the story has
been dragged out, it's still one of the best
Thor arcs in years.
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