Throwback Thursday: The Mighty Thor Volume 2: Lords of Midgard

Mighty Thor Vol 2

 

Publisher: Marvel
Released: November 29th 2016
Received: Own
Rating: 5 Kitty Rating

 

Despite still being relatively new to the game, and having little to no backup (thanks for that, Odin), Thor is still managing to kick butt and take names. Not to mention her use of Mjolnir is way more complex that Odinson’s ever was, at least that I’ve seen. I think those parts are my favorite, which is why this volume gets a five star rating, despite what is obviously two filler issues. That’s how amazing the Mjolnir scenes are (I may be a bit biased on that front).

 

Spoiler Warning

Despite being only seven issues long, this volume is pretty full of villains, both of the super variety and legal variety. Agger is still in the game, though Exterminatrix and Silver Samurai sure to try to change that. Obviously Loki is still meddling, though his goal is still unclear. I’ve also lumping two S.H.I.E.L.D. agents into this category as well, since they actively go out of their way to make Jane/Thor’s life miserable.

The whole Agger versus Exterminatrix and Silver Samurai all started out as a hostile business takeover, nothing new for Agger I’m sure, other than the fact that he didn’t do too well in the fight. If it wasn’t for Agger’s failsafe, I probably wouldn’t have cared too much about this plot – it would really just be villains switching out – but Agger has his flying station set to crash into New York if he doesn’t deactivate it by a certain point. And thus our lovely Thor gets involved. While she’d probably be tempted to let them have their way with Agger normally, in this case she has to actually help save the guy (talk about irony) in order to stop the chain of events from continuing further.

It is at this point that I hate Agent Kurdle and Agent Krill. While admittedly they were right in suspecting Jane Foster is Thor, I think they handled the whole thing really poorly. I mean, arresting a woman dying of cancer? That’s a special kind of evil. Then they decide to try and arrest Thor, even though she’s she busy you know, trying to save New York and stuff. No big deal right, arresting a super hero is way more important than that (is my snark shining through there?).

The point of my rambling so much about all these events is that they lead up to one of my favorite Thor moments of all time. I almost don’t want to write it down, for that risks ruining the surprise for somebody else. Let’s just say that Mjolnir does something completely unexpected, and that something results both in saving Jane’s life, but also in getting the agents to back off.

I really have enjoyed reading a new twist on Thor, and am very excited to read The Mighty Thor Volume 3: Asgard/Shi’ar War. Though I don’t know an excessive amount about the Shi’ar. I should probably remedy that…

Throwback Thursday: The Mighty Thor Volume 2: Lords of Midgard

 

Publisher: Marvel

Released: November 29th 2016

Received: Own

Rating: 5 Kitties

 

Despite still being relatively new to the game, and having little to no backup (thanks for that, Odin), Thor is still managing to kick butt and take names. Not to mention her use of Mjolnir is way more complex that Odinson’s ever was, at least that I’ve seen. I think those parts are my favorite, which is why this volume gets a five star rating, despite what is obviously two filler issues. That’s how amazing the Mjolnir scenes are (I may be a bit biased on that front).

 

Spoiler Warning

 

Despite being only seven issues long, this volume is pretty full of villains, both of the super variety and legal variety. Agger is still in the game, though Exterminatrix and Silver Samurai sure to try to change that. Obviously Loki is still meddling, though his goal is still unclear. I’ve also lumping two S.H.I.E.L.D. agents into this category as well, since they actively go out of their way to make Jane/Thor’s life miserable.

The whole Agger versus Exterminatrix and Silver Samurai all started out as a hostile business takeover, nothing new for Agger I’m sure, other than the fact that he didn’t do too well in the fight. If it wasn’t for Agger’s failsafe, I probably wouldn’t have cared too much about this plot – it would really just be villains switching out – but Agger has his flying station set to crash into New York if he doesn’t deactivate it by a certain point. And thus our lovely Thor gets involved. While she’d probably be tempted to let them have their way with Agger normally, in this case she has to actually help save the guy (talk about irony) in order to stop the chain of events from continuing further.

It is at this point that I hate Agent Kurdle and Agent Krill. While admittedly they were right in suspecting Jane Foster is Thor, I think they handled the whole thing really poorly. I mean, arresting a woman dying of cancer? That’s a special kind of evil. Then they decide to try and arrest Thor, even though she’s she busy you know, trying to save New York and stuff. No big deal right, arresting a super hero is way more important than that (is my snark shining through there?).

The point of my rambling so much about all these events is that they lead up to one of my favorite Thor moments of all time. I almost don’t want to write it down, for that risks ruining the surprise for somebody else. Let’s just say that Mjolnir does something completely unexpected, and that something results both in saving Jane’s life, but also in getting the agents to back off.

I really have enjoyed reading a new twist on Thor, and am very excited to read The Mighty Thor Volume 3: Asgard/Shi’ar War. Though I don’t know an excessive amount about the Shi’ar. I should probably remedy that…

 

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