With Journey Into Mystery #108, featuring The Might Thor in the story titled “Loci Prince Of Evil!” We have a story consisting of 3 grand scenes, starting off with Thor saving a young boy via a hammer strike from afar.. and then Thor / Don Blake working to save the life in the OR of another marvel hero, One Doctor Strange! Lastly we have Loki facing off against Thor in a scheme that is more direct than what has been attempted in the last 8 issues – where we had Loki working more behind the scenes manipulating other villains. But is this epic battle, everything it could be and should be? I will get into that down below. (more…)
Journey Into Mystery
Journey Into Mystery is one of the great classic comic book’s. With issue #83 it secured it’s place in history with the debut of Thor. From that issue on, it told stories of the Norse’s God up until the end of the run. My Reviews of the book are centered around Thor, Starting with Journey Into Mystery #83 With plans to go to the end of the original run at issue #100
Journey Into Mystery #108
March 18, 2013 | Drew | (No Comments)
Loki Prince of Evil!
Journey Into Mystery #107
March 7, 2013 | Drew | (No Comments)
When The Gray Gargoyle Strikes
After the two-part team up between Mr. Hyde and The Cobra, we get a new menace for Thor to deal with; and all without the apparent tampering of his brother Loki in the background – that being something that has been more often than not for about the last seven issues. But the new menace – whom has the power to turn anything he touches into stone that he gained during a lab accident – has ambitious goals of immortality and even greater power for himself. In fact he see’s defeating Thor and claiming Thor’s mightily hammer as a means to his goals. No matter how delusional his plan may be the Gray Gargoyle proves to be quite a real threat for the Asgardian God. But what of the events of the last two issues? what of Jane Foster’s feeling of Don Blake betraying Thor? is continuity addressed or left forgotten? more on that below. (more…)
Journey Into Mystery #106
September 13, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
The Thunder God Strikes Back!
Today, I follow-up and review the second part of a cliff hanger that was started in Journey Into Mystery #105. In that issue, Mr. Hyde and The Cobra teamed up to stop Thor, and by all appearances succeed, by separating him from his hammer. How can Thor stop the two opponents as Dr. Don Blake? We just have to read this tale to find out. Without further words, let’s get to my comic book review of the story titled “The Thunder God Strikes Back!”
Journey Into Mystery #105
September 7, 2012 | Drew | (1 Comment)
The Cobra and Mr. Hyde
This comic book review is of the story titled “The Cobra and Mr. Hyde”; and serves as the first part of a two-part story that is started in Journey Into Mystery #105. in this epic tale, we have two former Thor villain, whom each almost stopped the god of thunder, teaming up to do what they could not do on their own.
but in addition to that team up, we continue to have Thor struggling with his love for Jane foster, and quite willing to hang up his hammer to be with the woman he loves. but does this story of action and heart have what it takes to be great.
Journey Into Mystery With The Mighty Thor #104
May 4, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
Giants Walk The Earth!
For this comic book review I read Journey Into Mystery #104, and the tale titled “Giants Walk The Earth!” and while the title makes it sound like it might be one of the many monster stories that predated the marvel superhero’s this one is a Tale featuring Thor, Odin, Loki and more.
In fact, this tale seems to be continued right where the last left off, and with Loki still scheming his ongoing plan to get vengeance on Thor, although in this volume we seem to see a second motive show up for the first time, one of ruling Asgard. But can the Evil Loki succeed in this, or will Thor be able to stop his step-brother again?
Journey Into Mystery #103
April 30, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
The Enchantress And The Executioner!
this comic book review focuses on the Thor story titled “The Enchantress And The Executioner!” from Journey Into Mystery #103. In this title, Loki continuing to pull the strings of an angered Odin, convinces his step father to send the Enchantress an irresistible immortal to win the heart of Thor. But will the god of thunder fall in love with the Enchantress, or can the mortal Jane Foster hold his attention over a goddess? (more…)
Journey Into Mystery #102
March 13, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
Slave of Zarrko, The Tomorrow Man!
For today’s comic book review, I moved on to read Journey Into Mystery #102, to get the second part of the epic story started in the prior months Journey Into Mystery, featuring Thor, as the slave of “The Tomorrow Man!” in fact, the story is titled “Slave Of Zarrko, The Tomorrow Man!” and the title seems to hold true, as Thor is locked to his oath to serve Zarrko and help him conquer the 23rd century.
But can anyone stop him and Zarrko on the path to conquest of a peaceful future, or is Thor doomed to serve him forever? (more…)
Journey Into Mystery #101
March 12, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
The Return Of Zarrko, The Tomorrow Man!
For today’s comic book review I read Journey Into Mystery #101; a story that is part one of another two-part story for the Mighty Thor. But all being part of a larger epic that is ongoing related to his desire of Jane Foster.
In this issue, to punish Thor for not forgetting the mortal Jane Foster he reduces Thor’s power in half, as well as takes away his access to Asgard and ability to control the elements. Loki sees this as an opportunity, and sets up an encounter with Thor against The Tomorrow Man, by restoring the past foes memories. But can Thor stop the Tomorrow Man with half of his power? or is he doomed to fail? (more…)
Journey Into Mystery #100
February 28, 2012 | Drew | (No Comments)
The Master Plan Of Mr. Hyde!
for those who are reading along with me, you will recall that yesterday we read and I reviewed Journey Into Mystery #99, well today we move right to Part II of that story, and read Journey Into Mystery #100.As we left off Mr. Hyde was beginning a crime spree masquerading as Thor to try to discredit the hero, and hopefully today we find out the effects of these efforts.
But in addition to that, we have the petition to make Jane Foster an immortal, and to thus allow Thor to take her as his love, showing that this story has a lot of promise, but does it pack the required punch? (more…)
Journey Into Mystery #99
February 27, 2012 | Drew | (1 Comment)
The Mysterious Mister Hyde!
For today’s comic book review I read Journey Into Mystery #99, featuring the first of a two-part story starring The Mighty Thor. this, the first part of the story is titled “The Mysterious Mister Hyde!”. With the title one might suspect, it is a tale that is a play on Dr. Jekyll and Mister Hyde, and in fact they would be right.
You see our stories antagonist is a Man with scientific knowledge, whom was inspired by the very story he draws the name Hyde form to create an elixir that would instill the same effect on him that Dr. Jekyll faced. With the power of Mr. Hyde he aims for revenge on Dr. Don Blake, and also to stop Thor from being able to foal him. (more…)