Thor simply acquired fully owned by the Avengers’ largest menace

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Thor just got completely owned by the Avengers’ biggest threat

Jason Aaron has spent the previous few arcs of the Avengers teeing up plotlines however not fairly resolving them. There’s a brand new Starbrand, within the type of an immensely highly effective child; Tony Stark is lacking up to now; Mephisto has some kinda plan up his sleeve; and Dracula remains to be on the market stronger than ever.

This challenge, one thing even weirder occurred. Perennially unreliable street-level superhero Moon Knight tried and succeeded in amassing the largest magical forces within the Marvel Universe. He’s acquired the Iron Fist, the Eye of Agamotto, the facility of the Black Panther, even Ghost Rider’s automobile.

He additionally kicked Thor’s ass.

What else is going on within the pages of our favourite comics? We’ll inform you. Welcome to Polygon’s weekly checklist of the books that our comics editor loved this previous week. It’s half society pages of superhero lives, half studying suggestions, half “look at this cool art.” There could also be some spoilers. There is probably not sufficient context. If you missed the final one, learn this.


The Avengers #33

“You might’ve been told that uru is as old as the universe itself,” Moon Knight tells Thor as he takes control of Mjolnir, “Uru is all that’s left... of the very first orb of the night. In other words, Thor... your hammer is made of moon rock,” in Avengers #33, Marvel Comics (2020).

Image: Jason Aaron, Javier Garrón/Marvel Comics

And then Moon Knight summoned half a dozen moons and crushed Thor with them. I’m certain he’s … high quality.

Suicide Squad #5

Deadshot blows Lok’s head off at point blank range. Lok’s exploding head is covered by a DC comics parody stamp in homage to the Comics Code seal, in Suicide Squad #5, DC Comics (2020).

Image: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo/DC Comics

Tom Taylor doesn’t pause the motion for one second on Suicide Squad. He and artist Bruno Redondo maintain the e book a constantly trendy deal with, however this explicit use of the Comics Code seal — as Deadshot lastly figures out the best way to put off the Squad’s new, asshole of a authorities minder — made me completely lose my thoughts.

Bog Bodies

Shot in the leg, Killian stumbles out into the countryside, muttering “Ah... fuck.” in small white word balloons dwarfed by the blackness of a cloudy night, as he realizes how hopeless his situation is, in Bog Bodies, Image Comics (2020).

Image: Declan Shalvey, Gavin Fullerton/Image Comics

A brand new graphic novel from Declan Shalvey, Gavin Fullerton, colorist Rebecca Nalty, and letterer Clayton Cowles, Bog Bodies follows one darkish and bloody night time within the lives of a number of members of an Irish gang. As against the law story it’s stable as heck, and as a ghost story it’s much more. Fullerton and Nalty specifically mix forces to nice impact, taking part in with area and darkness.

Marauders #10

Professor Xavier tells the Five that they must give up on attempting to resurrect Kate Pryde. It appears to be impossible, in Mauraders #10, Marvel Comics (2020).

Image: Gerry Duggan, Stefano Caselli/Marvel Comics

The X-Men are again! For months, Marauders followers have been saved in suspense over the destiny of Captain Kate Pryde, Red Queen of the Hellfire Trading Company. No one on Krakoa can determine why Kitty can’t use the island’s teleportation gates — and now Professor Xavier and the Five seem to have confirmed everyone’s greater fear. Kitty can’t be resurrected like different mutants, both.

I don’t know the way author Gerry Duggan goes to resolve this thriller, however I’m to search out out.

Aquaman #59

Roaring in rage, Aquaman leads an entire group of sharks through the seas, in Aquaman #59, DC Comics (2020).

Image: Kelly Sue DeConnick, Robson Rocha/DC Comics

Who amongst us doesn’t respect , Aqaman-led, shark assault?

Justice League #45

As they are all connected by Wonder Woman’s golden lasso, the Spectre gives the Justice League a violent vision of the future, if there is no host to focus his vengeful nature, in Justice League #45.

Image: Robert Venditti, Eddy Barrows/DC Comics

This week’s Justice League had some ups and downs for me, however shoutout to artist Eddy Barrows and colorist Romulo Fajardo Jr. for this Alex-Ross-level web page unfold.

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