"Thinking about it, Surtur's forces may have needed to gather somewhere hot, so a desert makes some sense, plus magic so I guess the Sahara makes sense if you squint at it sideways through an eclipse filter. "
""Everything that’s been building the last 12 or so issues comes to fruition..."
Yes, but it's not the end of the arc; it's the beginning of the end.
"...we even get to see two of my personal nitpicks utilized (namely…"
"Another great issue! Towards the end of the story there is a panel depicting the Rainbow Bridge connected to New York. Maybe this has been shown before but I don't recall seeing it. I always thought of the Bridge as a device like the Boom Tube…"
Ragnarok and Roll!
Writer: Walt Simonson
Penciller: Walt Simonson
Beta Ray Bill and Sif are summoned to the meeting. While they all get acquainted, Odin goes to gather the warriors of Valhalla. He asks them to meet the assembled forces…"
"Frank Miller used Thor's rain-making abilities to good order in the Daredevil: Born Again story. After Mike's attack on Hell's Kitchen Thor used rain to put out fires and (IIRC) get the crowd to disperse. "
"I believe that it was Stan Lee who established that Thor can create rains by hitting the ground with the pommel of Mjolnir's handle twice in rapid succession, and stop them by doing the same thing four times instead of two.Later writers seem to…"
"Black Panther #9
Enemy Of The State
Published: July 1999
Writer: Christopher Priest
Penciller: Mike Manley
Ross has been reassigned to a very cold place. In a bit of comedy, we see him struggling with using an outhouse and later attempting to open…"
"The longer answer:
Yes, there is, at least by me. I have most of this run, but not all of the earliest ones. I agree with your assessment that the end of the run is marred by turning it away from tales of T'Challa, the Black Panther, into a…"
"I thought about it when you proposed a new reading project for yourself (which became Walt Simonson's Thor) but I didn't say anything. (I've got plenty of unfinished discussions of my own.) I didn't read much of Priest's…"
"Yeah, I'm revisiting old threads today.
I'd like to see a complete reboot of Hawkgirl/Hawkwoman featuring the Thanagarians, only this time they are truly alien, Katar is a stay at home dad and the bearer of children, the Thanagarians are…"
Hello Mr. Jackson. You offer an interesting idea of "the four just men" as maybe-inspiration of the Joker's crimes in Batman #1. So, what do you think, where does that pirating-radio-to-send-threat-idea in 1940 comes from? Thank you very much
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