Category Archives: Thor

Mommy, Why Won’t the Bald Man Stop Talking?

That’s the awestruck child in me, asking louder and louder each month for writer Jason Aaron to conclude his endless epic in Thor: God of Thunder. It’s not that it isn’t well written, with poetry and action enough to outshine other runs on the character. And it definitely isn’t Esad Ribic’s spacious, ethereal artwork, which [...]

Charmed, I’m Sure

“I recently lost my I.D.,” says Doctor Donald Blake, “and it took a long time, but I finally got it back.” The good doctor, who carries a cane for a limp that might just be for show, is the human host of the Mighty Thor. He speaks with Beth Sooner, the owner of a boarding [...]

Goldilocks and the Dude

Goldilocks, in the swinging 60s parlance of early Marvel comics, of course means the Mighty Thor, God of Thunder. Extracted lovingly from Norse mythology by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby, he’s the superman you can drink with, and a staple of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, the Avengers. The Dude, a living mortal whose mythos [...]