As some of you readers know, I’m still embroiled in the goings on at the annual New York Comic Con over at the Javits Center and to be on point with any of the reveals and announcements that have been discussed you should click HERE. One such reveal was for a brand-new “Thor” series and the press release about it is down below. Enjoy.
The Press Release:
A mighty creative team will be taking over the reins of Thor next year! Just announced at Marvel’s Next Big Thing panel at New York Comic Con, Donny Cates and Nic Klein will be ushering the God of Thunder into his next era starting in January. The quest Thor is on will be the stuff of legend, filled with thunderous adventure as well as mystery as the character finds himself in unexpected new territory and facing off against an ancient threat known as The Black Winter.
Nic Klein brings his artistic talents to Thor’s new journey, starting with a brand-new look worthy of the King of Asgard. Get your first look at Nic Klein’s design below and prepare yourself for the story behind Thor’s eye-catching new look is as surprising as it is epic! “I’m incredibly excited and honored to be working on this with Donny,” says Nic Klein. “THOR is one of my favorite comic book characters so I really tried to up my game to do Thor and all of Asgard justice.”
Donny Cates has already tackled some of Marvel’s most legendary characters to wild success and THOR will be no exception! “In all my wildest dreams, I could never have imagined a world in which I was worthy of writing THOR,” says Donny Cates. “From Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, all the way to the legendary run I am so foolishly following by the great Jason Aaron, it is beyond an honor to enter the golden halls of Asgard, and to pave the path (Far beyond the fields we know…) for the Thunder God himself. Know that you will have my best, true believers. For all of you. For Asgard. Forever.”
THOR #1: Written by DONNY CATES; Penciled by NIC KLEIN; Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL
A BRAND-NEW, SUPERSTAR CREATIVE TEAM TAKES THE KING OF ASGARD TO NEW REALMS OF GLORY!
The prince is now a king. All Asgard lies before Thor, the God of Thunder. And after many months of war, the Ten Realms are finally at peace. But the skies above the Realm Eternal are never clear for long. The Black Winter is coming. And the God of the Storm will be powerless before it.
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PiercingMetal Thoughts: Though I’ve not followed the most recent adventures of the Odinson, I have always enjoyed the “Thor” comics and was a regular reader during the 80’s and 90’s. I even read the “Thunderstrike” comic that launched from that era and felt it had some moments. This sure sounds like an interesting direction to take the God Of Thunder and I will likely be picking up a copy when it hits the racks this January. What do you collectors of this kind of stuff think? Chime in down below in the comments. See you next time.
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