Marvel’s All-New ‘Thor’ Launches This Wednesday


Thor #1

Marvel’s highly anticipated all-new female incarnation of Thor will make her way to comic book stores and digital platforms this Wednesday, October 1. Since Marvel first announced this progression of the Thor mythos, the character and series have been talked about over countless news outlets including ABC’s The View, who originally dropped the story. This Wednesday we’ll find out if the series, written by Jason Aaron (Thor: God of Thunder) with art by Russell Dauterman (Supurbia, Cyclops), lives up to the hype.

Check out the full solicitation info for Thor #1 below followed by a preview which gives fans a look at the first three pages of the issue and several variant covers from various artists. Will you be picking up Thor #1 this week? Let us know in the comments.

Story by Jason Aaron
Art by Russell Dauterman
Cover(s) by Russell Dautermann, Alex Ross, Skottie Young, Sara Pichelli , Andrew Robinson , Fiona Staples , Esad Ribic
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: Wed, October 1st, 2014

“Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor.” -Inscription on Thor’s hammer, Mjölnir.

This October, Marvel Comics evolves once again in one of the most shocking and exciting changes ever to shake one of Marvel’s “big three”–Captain America, Iron Man and Thor–Marvel Comics will be introducing an all-new THOR, GOD OF THUNDER.

No longer is the classic male hero able to hold the mighty hammer, Mjölnir, a brand new female hero will emerge who will be worthy of the name THOR. Who is she? Where did she come from and what is her connection to Asgard and the Marvel Universe?

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