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Punchdrunk

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skurgesaxe

Subj: Re: More evidence that Thor is not on Odin's level
Posted: Sat May 02, 2009 at 08:04:42 pm EDT (Viewed 178 times)
Reply Subj: Re: More evidence that Thor is not on Odin's level
Posted: Sat May 02, 2009 at 03:01:08 pm EDT (Viewed 32 times)



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      Ymir just mopped the floor with King Thor. Although the battle occurred off-panel, it clearly wasn't a contest for Ymir. A bruised and semi-conscious Thor admitted that Ymir was out of his league. He had to be carried off the field by Ms. Marvel, because Ymir still wanted a piece of him.

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        Oh, and Bendis added a new property to the Twilight Sword. It can shrink. Why Ymir would choose to shrink the sword down so that it can be wielded by human-sized characters is beyond me. He should have just kept the sword at its original size, and actually held on to the weapon.

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          The issue was better than I expected. It has the typical Bendis dialog, but the art and the overall story are decent. I don't know why Thor showed veneration towards Ares, though. Fellow god or not, he's been nothing but a pain in Thor's ass.

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            And what's this about Thor taking the sword back to Asgard, when he just said that it can't remain in Earth's dimension? Um... ASGARD is in Earth's dimension.

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              It was interesting to see Osborn back down from a fight with Thor, even with Sentry as his lapdog.



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    I know its an old and oft quoted request but it really would help for soem clarity around the Odin force. It is obvious that Thor's version is much diminished but lets have some form of statement to help make sense of things.


Skurgey, I don't think that will happen unless someone outside forces JMS to do it. For him it is an occassionaly useful prop but that is all. He really doesn't want the weight of continuity or comparison to inhibit or inform his story anymore than absolutely necessary to his particular yarn. This is the strength and weakness of the run IMO.




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