Thor #5

Writer: J. Michael Straczynski Artist: Oliver Coipel Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: December 28, 2007 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 4
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8.4User Rating

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Thor has searched far and wide for his Asgardian brethren, seeking each of them out across the length and breadth of these United States... but he was never prepared for what he finds next! But alas, where there is Thor, there must also be...

  • 9.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Kirk Warren Dec 28, 2007

    The first true issue of the new Thor series and a welcome change from the ham fisted spiel JMS has been throwing at us. Anything with Doom in it pretty much gets my seal of approval and the return of Loki was definitely interesting, to say the least. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Sacks Dec 31, 2007

    JMS's take on Thor will definitely work better in a TPB, but this is a very entertaining step along the way for readers who can't wait for the collection. Read Full Review

  • 6.8
    IGN - Richard George Dec 29, 2007

    Thor is a bit of a confused project. It's trying to be grand in its treatment of the Asgardians yet rolls out a plot that can best be described as "sleepy." It wants a large cast of characters but fails to properly give them proper face time, if only to effectively establish their basic personality. Even Thor is being robbed of proper character development. The bigger picture holds a lot of promise, but I'm not sure I'll care when we get there. That's a shame, particularly with the brilliant work of Coipel attached to this lagging title. Read Full Review

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