SPIRAL PART 8 With Asgard and New York destroyed there is but one final battle left. Oftentimes, a man's worst enemy is his own self. This is especially true for the gods. Now, Thor will battle Jake Olson, for the throne...
It's a big, impressive show, and while this issue left me with the worrisome feeling that Dan Jurgens is going to offer up a "finger snap & everything's back the way it was before" style solution, I will give this book full marks for at least thinking large scale in it's execution. I mean in the past couple issues we've had a nuclear bomb dropped on Thor, the cities of Asgard & Manhattan have been reduced to rubble, and we have Jake Olson essentially murdered by Thor. Now having a time traveler running around in the background makes me a bit nervous, and the material is a bit heavy handed in this issue when it comes to presenting Thor as in the wrong, as he engages in a wholesale slaughter. On the other hand it is nice to see Thor's temper is very much a factor in this story, and here's hoping that we'll see some of his former allies in the Avengers get a look at this new Thor before everything is set right. The idea that Thor is no longer able to lift his hammer is also a highly intri Read Full Review
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