On Things I’ve Been Reading

Thor and the Warriors Four Marvel Comics Written by Alex Zalben Art by GuriHiru In my efforts to turn myself into a Thor fan, I recently picked up Marvel’s digest reprint of a mini-series from earlier in the year, Thor and the Warriors Four. Many know the stories of the Thor’s heroic battles alongside theContinue reading “On Things I’ve Been Reading”

On Marvel Comics’ New Thunderstrike

I mentioned recently, when looking at some Thor comics reading, that Marvel Comics was bringing back early-90s Thor spin-off character Thunderstrike in a new series by Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz. Eric Masterson, an architect and single father, was, for a time, Thor. Then he became separated from Thor and Thor became Thor again (no,Continue reading “On Marvel Comics’ New Thunderstrike”

On Delving into Marvel Comics’ Thor

On paper, I should love Thor. Norse mythology? The Viking age? Absolutely fascinating to me. I’ve read the Volsung Saga, the Poetic Edda, the Greenland and Iceland sagas. I’ve listened to Wagner’s Ring Cycle in its entirety several times (even though I don’t speak a word of German). Northlanders is a comic I look forwardContinue reading “On Delving into Marvel Comics’ Thor”

On Things I’ve Been Reading

I have a stack of comics, some read, some not. Here are three that caught my attention the past few weeks. Ruins. Marvel Comics Written by Warren Ellis Art by Cliff & Terese Nielsen Fans of Star Trek fiction may recognize the artist for Ruins; yes, years before he did the Deep Space Nine novelContinue reading “On Things I’ve Been Reading”

On The Electric Ant Comics Adaptation

How did I miss this? Marvel Comics will be adapting Philip K. Dick’s fiction to comics, beginning with The Electric Ant. “As the first original adaptation of our father’s work into this genre, we are thrilled with the creative team and the support of Marvel in the care they have taken to be true toContinue reading “On The Electric Ant Comics Adaptation”