Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Thor Volume 2: Who Holds the Hammer? [2014-2015] by Jason Aaron | Russell Dauterman

Thor #6 begins the second arc as Thor attempts to track down the identity of the new Thor. First he visits Jane Foster who is healing from cancer in Asgardia and then SHIELD to track down Rosalind Solomon who is currently at Roxxon at the same time as the new Thor. Meanwhile Odin sends in the Destroyer against the new Thor. Thor #7 shows Cul the brother of Odin animating the Destroyer armor against the new Thor. Now she faces the Destroyer alone until Thor shows up with his mother and powerful women including Lady Sif, Angela, Scarlet Witch, Black Widow, and Captain Marvel. Thor #8 sees Odinson and his friends uniting to save Thor from the Destroyer. Odin finally calls off his brother Cul the Destroyer as Odinson confronts Thor on her true identity. In Jotunheim Malekith resurrects King Laufey. The finally pages reveals the identity of the new Thor which fits into the Marvel mythos.

Thor Annual #1 contains three stories beginning with King Thor and his daughters who find the perfect gift for their father. They create a new Eden and Thor makes two humans to rule over the land. The story sees Thor truly become a God. The next story sees the Warriors Three test the new Thor through a series of tasks. The finally story sees a young Thor in a drinking game with Mephisto.