Ragnarok: The Breaking of Helheim #1

Writer: Walter Simonson Artist: Walter Simonson Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: July 17, 2019 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
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In the end, the gods gathered together and met their foes on the Battle Plain of Vigrid.  There, so the stories tell, the gods and their great enemies slaughtered each other, the stars fell from the sky, Midgard itself sank into the all-encompassing ocean, and the Nine worlds were destroyed. In this issue, Thor hears a voice out of the past and learns that not all the old stories are true, and that the path before him now leads to Helheim, the land of the Dead. Walter Simonson, legendary creator of Star Slammers, Manhunter and the Alien film adaptation (with Archie Goodwin), and the definitive version (after Stan and Jack) of Marvel's Thor, more

  • 9.6
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Sep 14, 2019

    This should be required reading for all comic book readers or anyone who wants to read a good story. Heck, this should be required reading for anyone curious about Norse mythology. This is solid storytelling combined with epic visuals. It doesn't get any better than this. Highest possible recommendation. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Multiversity Comics - Vanessa Boney Jul 22, 2019

    "Ragnark: The Breaking of Helheim" #1 is a great start to what appears to be an epic tale to come that refreshingly deviates from the iteration of Thor comic fans are used to. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Jul 17, 2019

    Ragnarok: The Breaking of Helheim delivers a welcome return to a tumultuous take on the myths of Asgard and one of modern comics' greatest cartoonists. Read Full Review

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