SPIRAL PART 1 Jake Olson must defy a woman's wishes so that he may save her son. In a world where everyone believes Thor is watching out for them, what does it mean to Jake Olson to be a hero? Plus, Jake receives a mysterious transmission!
This issue does look like we're following up on the trend that was started in Avengers crossover, as it would appear that we are now on the downside of the slippery slope, when it comes to Thor's involvement with humanity. This issue does ask the reader to accept the idea that a woman has placed so much faith in Thor that she was willing to stake the life of her child, that Thor would answer her prayers, and while the final pages prove that the mother was right, the simple fact of the matter is that her devotion has ventured into a rather spooky terrain, with her request that Sif strike down Jake Olson being particularly damning evidence. Still it is nice to see that Jake Olson has picked a side to be on in this fight, and that we are starting to get disturbing signs that Thor's decision to become directly involved in humanity does have a fairly serious downside. As for the section of the issue involving Thor, it's a rather dry bit of reading that basically tells us Thor is far more po Read Full Review
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