Thor #56

Writer: Dan Jurgens Artist: Joe Bennett Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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The mutant known as Davis begins a one man war against Thor and Asgard! With the power to rapidly age his opponents, Davis stands poised to destroy the God of Thunder!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Nov 13, 2002

    I have to say that I'm a bit disappointed that this story looks to have chosen the more conventional path as it enters the final stretch, but here's hoping that Dan Jurgens has a few more surprises up his sleeve, as this current arc is the most interesting this book has been since the relaunch. Dan Jurgens certainly deserves credit for exploring the big ideas, as this issue has a religious young mutant decide to wage war on Thor, and we see some pretty big questions are brought to the table & Thor answers aren't always as convincing as I think he believes them to be. Now on one hand, one can't argue that Thor's intentions aren't for the betterment of humanity, but we see he's oversimplifying problems, and his solutions are leaving behind other problems that are being left unaddressed. In the end however we see it is a simple act of duplicity that is likely to lead to Thor's downfall, and when all the dust settles, one does have to wonder if Thor will even be welcome on Earth, as at the Read Full Review

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