She is Worthy. Marvel Reveals the Woman Wielding Mjolnir

Warning – Big Spoilers ahead if you haven’t read Thor #8 It has been a journey into mystery, the identity of the new Thor, but after seven issues, we now know who wields the mighty Mjolnir. Jane Foster, the one time comic (and current cinematic) love interest for the God of Thunder now holds the power of Thor, as shown in the final page of this week’s issue.   Marvel Editor in Chief Alex Alonso spoke with Marvel.com about the revelation, and when he knew that Foster was picking up Thor’s hammer.  “At the very outset. It was part of Jason’s (series writer … Continue reading

It’s Back! STAFF PICKS or What You Should Be Reading this week, February 4, 2015

Yeah, we’ve been gone for a few weeks, we know… Before you head to your local comic shop, here are a few titles you should be checking out this week. TOP OF THE STACK Imperium #1 – Valiant Comics Writer: Joshua Dysart Art: Doug Braithwaite What Valiant says: A daring new superhero saga from New York Times best-selling creator Joshua Dysart – writer of of the Harvey-Award nominated series HARBINGER – and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (UNITY, Justice)! Toyo Harada is the most dangerous human being on the planet. Imbued with incredible powers of the mind, he has spent his life … Continue reading

SDCC14 – Marvel To Launch Three STAR WARS Series in 2015

The first ever Star Wars comic was publish by Marvel back in the spring of 1977, and hit newstands almost 2 months before the movie arrived in theaters.  The series ran there until 1986, after 107 issues and 3 annuals.  For the past 20 years, the comic adventures set a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away were published by Dark Horse. Now Marvel gets to strike back. It was announced early this year that Marvel will get the Star Wars license back.  It wasn’t really a surprise, since Marvel parent company Disney had just recently purchased Star … Continue reading

If SHE Be Worthy… Marvel’s Newest Possessor of the Power of Thor Will Be a Woman.

  There’s a new Thor in town, and she is worthy of the power. The move is sure to stir up some conversations and consternation on internet comment sections and local comic book shops around the country. The series will debut this October. Sometime between now and then Thor will become unworthy of his power, and this (possibly) unknown woman will enter the picture, and raise the hammer, Mjölnir, becoming the new Thor.  This is not the first time that someone else has been bestowed Thor’s power.  Eric Masterson (Thunderstrike), Beta Ray Billy…  even Storm, Captain America, even  Wonder Woman and … Continue reading