The great debate surrounding this amazing run of Thor has been, quite simply: Who IS she? I was hoping that we would get a glimpse into just who might be the woman worth enough to wield Mjolnir, but alas, issue 3 proved to be like the two before it: action-packed and interesting, but lacking in the naming department. 130 more words
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The god of mischief, and Thor’s brother. His debut here finally gives Thor a worthwhile, larger-than-life adversary, one worthy of appearing multiple times and capable of challenging the Thunder God for more than a brief episode. 423 more words
One thing that sometimes doesn’t ring true in these early stories is the political tensions inserted into the plot.
It makes sense that Dr. Donald Blake would be anti-communist, and working with an NGO to provide aid to the oppressed people of San Diablo, a dictatorship in South America that serves as a very loose parallel for the Cold War-era South and Central American nations that aligned themselves with the Soviet Union. 283 more words