Ultimate Comics Thor
Loki has warned of it, and now Ragnarok has arrived. And with it comes betrayal, death and the destruction of fabled Asgard! But what connects the battle that forever rages against the Norse godhood with a Zemo-led Nazi plot set in 1939? And what secrets lie inside the mind of a man enrolled in... show more
Loki has warned of it, and now Ragnarok has arrived. And with it comes betrayal, death and the destruction of fabled Asgard! But what connects the battle that forever rages against the Norse godhood with a Zemo-led Nazi plot set in 1939? And what secrets lie inside the mind of a man enrolled in the European Super-Soldier Program and deemed mentally unstable by scientists? These three story strands merge in a masterful narrative full of excitement and drama - with action that takes readers from Midgard to Valhalla while exploring the origin of Thor and the majesty of fabled Asgard!
Publish date: March 23rd 2011
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
Series: Ultimate Marvel
It added to the mythology of the world, it explained Ultimate Thor's origins and why he was so against joining the Ultimates in the first place, it has a nod to Dr. Blake - which threw me for a loop and was amazing when they revealed who he really was. But most importantly, it delved into Thor's c...
The backstory of the Ultimate version of Thor. There are three parallel storylines here: events in Asgard eons ago, a Nazi invasion of Asgard lead by Baron Zemo, and modern day, with the current incarnation of Thor. Apparently, Thor had already appeared in Ultimates, which I haven't read yet. This p...
The writing is terrible, but it's the art that takes the prize this time with some very embarrassingly questionable clothing choices.
This is a reluctant one-star, because I have given worse books higher ratings, but I just didn't like this. Hickman provides here the backstory of Ultimate Thor since it became obvious at the end of 'Ultimates 2' that he wasn't some super-powered madman who thought he was Thor son of Odin. Unfortuna...
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