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With May's "Thor" movie right around the corner, now's the perfect time to get caught up on the God of Thunder!

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With May's "Thor" movie right around the corner, now's the perfect time to get caught up on the God of Thunder’s comic book adventures.

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New Adventures!
THOR: FIRST THUNDER TPB cover by Jay Anacleto

THOR: FIRST THUNDER TPB
Written by Bryan J.L. Glass
Penciled by Tan Eng Huat
Cover by Jay Anacleto

Revealed for a new generation: the origin — and first year on Earth — of the God of Thunder! Who is the enigmatic Dr. Donald Blake? What is the secret that drives him to travel the world, seeking its challenges, and how does it connect him to the banished Prince of Asgard? Why has Thor been exiled to walk among mankind — and battle threats from beyond the stars? And before the entire saga is over, how will he react when confronted by the likes of Tony Stark, Reed Richards…and his devious brother, Loki? Witness the legend reborn with a modern touch by Harvey Award-winning writer Bryan J.L. Glass (The Mice Templar) and Eisner Award-winning artist Tan Eng Huat (SILVER SURFER: IN THY NAME)! Collecting THOR: FIRST THUNDER #1-5.

120 PGS./Rated T+ …$16.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5191-3
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THOR: THE ART OF THOR THE MOVIE HC

THOR: THE ART OF THOR THE MOVIE HC
Written by Matthew K. Manning

Continuing their popular ART OF series of movie tie-in books, Marvel presents its latest blockbuster achievement! Featuring exclusive production artwork, behind-the-scenes photography, and in-depth interviews with the cast and crew, THE ART OF THOR provides an insider’s look into the making of the highly anticipated film directed by Kenneth Branagh, and starring Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins and Natalie Portman. Written by comic-book author and historian Matthew K. Manning with dynamic page designs by Maz!

224 PGS./All Ages …$49.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5130-2
Trim size: landscape
On Sale in May

THOR: FOR ASGARD HC cover by Simone Bianchi

THOR: FOR ASGARD HC
Written by Robert Rodi
Penciled by Simone Bianchi
Cover by Simone Bianchi

Beginning an epic adventure showcasing the God of Thunder as you’ve never seen him before! The vassals of Asgard are 
in armed revolt...Odin is missing...Balder is dead...and the entire continent is battered by a years-long winter. How can Thor
put the empire back together, especially with his mighty hammer Mjolnir mysteriously denied him? Collecting THOR: FOR ASGARD #1-6.

144 PGS./Parental Advisory …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4445-8
Trim size: oversized
On Sale in May

THOR/IRON MAN: GOD COMPLEX PREMIERE HC cover by Stephen Segovia

THOR/IRON MAN: GOD COMPLEX PREMIERE HC
Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning
Penciled by Scot Eaton
Cover by Stephen Segovia

Thor — God of Thunder, Son of Asgard, heir to the ancient and mythic heritage of divine power! Iron Man — invincible hero, miracle of technology, offspring of scientific genius and engineering wonder! These two mightiest of Avengers come together to face a menace that is both magical and technological, and which threatens to wipe away the pantheons of legend and science so it can replace them with a shocking new order for the 21st century! Collecting IRON MAN/THOR #1-4 and material from THOR SPOTLIGHT.

112 PGS./Rated A …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5161-6
Trim size: standard
On Sale in May


WARRIORS THREE: DOG DAY AFTERNOON HC cover by Salva Espin

WARRIORS THREE: DOG DAY AFTERNOON HC
Written by Bill Willingham
Penciled by Neil Edwards 
Cover by Salva Espin

Hath the world known anyone so noble as Hogun? So dashing as Fandral? So…er…great as the mighty Volstagg? Hath the world ever known anything like the Warriors Three? The answer is “no,” and that’s probably a good thing — for the tectonic plates of Midgard most likely could not withstand such…ah…might. But lo, an evil is brewing down in the depths of Hell that neither man nor God is prepared for. When an ancient monster is let loose on the world, only the Warriors Three are able to rise to the challenge! From the bestselling comics writer Bill Willingham (Fables) and breakout artist Neil Edwards (FANTASTIC FOUR) comes a tale of such magnitude the Marvel Universe has never seen! Collecting WARRIORS THREE #1-4 — plus a classic saga of the Warriors Three and a monster of greener color from 1968’s TALES TO ASTONISH #101 and INCREDIBLE HULK #102 by Stan Lee, Gary Friedrich and Marie Severin.

128 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5321-4
Trim size: oversized
On Sale in April


ULTIMATE COMICS THOR PREMIERE HC cover by Carlos Pacheco

ULTIMATE COMICS THOR PREMIERE HC
Written by Jonathan Hickman
Penciled by Carlos Pacheco
Cover by Carlos Pacheco

Exploding from the pages of THE ULTIMATES comes Ultimate Thor! Don’t miss the superstar team-up of Jonathan Hickman and Carlos Pacheco as they go back to the beginning and reveal the origin of Thor, Loki and the rest of Asgard! Ragnorak has descended, and Asgard sits at the edge of the end. What will become of Thor and the Warriors Three? And what exactly does Baron Zemo, mysterious commander for the Nazis, have to do with it all? ULTIMATE COMICS THOR brings you the untold story of Thor’s thunderous debut! Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS THOR #1-4.

112 PGS./Rated T+ …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5187-6
Trim size: standard
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ULTIMATE COMICS NEW ULTIMATES: THOR REBORN PREMIERE HC cover by Frank Cho

ULTIMATE COMICS NEW ULTIMATES: THOR REBORN PREMIERE HC
Written by Jeph Loeb
Penciled by Frank Cho
Cover by Frank Cho

If only a few super heroes survived the Ultimatum — who’s left to become the next super-powered team to be reckoned with? The NEW Ultimates! With Thor gone, Loki takes his revenge — unleashing the worst of Asgard on Earth. Iron Man must gather the heroes for their biggest Ultimates adventure yet. But who’s made the final cut? And who can’t be trusted? The Ultimates face evil once again, and you’ll never guess the new enemies they’ll find —or should we say old friends? Superstar creators Jeph Loeb and Frank Cho (in his Ultimate Comics debut!) bring you the new face of the Ultimate line! Collecting ULTIMATE COMICS NEW ULTIMATES #1-5.

136 PGS./Parental Advisory …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-3994-2
Trim size: standard
On Sale in April


THOR BY J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI OMNIBUS HC cover by Olivier Coipel

THOR BY J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI OMNIBUS HC
Written by J. Michael Stracynski
Penciled by Olivier Coipel, Marko Djurdjevic & David Aja
Covers by Olivier Coipel & Michael Turner
Witness the return of Thor in a story only J. Michael Straczynski could tell! Returned to the pantheon of great Marvel heroes, the Asgardian God of Thunder is reunited with the mortal form of Dr. Don Blake. Together, they must reckon with the legacy of the mythic Norse kingdom and the awakening of its immortal heroes – but in a world that may not want them back! J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5 creator, Changeling screenwriter) hits a grand slam with his reappraisal of the Thor mythos, a creative success on so many levels the glowing praise from fans and critics alike is becoming routine. Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR #536-537, THOR #1-12 & #600-603 and THOR GIANT-SIZE FINALE.

520 PGS./Rated T+ …$64.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4029-0
Trim size: oversized
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Classic Tales!
THOR: THE LOST GODS TPB cover by Mike Deodato

THOR: THE LOST GODS TPB

Written by Tom DeFalco
Penciled by Deodato Studios & Sal Buscema
Cover by Mike Deodato

Thor is dead! Asgard has been destroyed! Its gods are scattered across the Earth, living mortal lives with no memory of their past selves! Can Sif, Balder, Ulik the Troll, the Warriors Three, the Enchantress and the other Lost Gods discover the truth about themselves in time to stop the world-destroying plot of Seth, God of Death? Featuring the Wrecking Crew, Spider-Man and an all-new Loki! Collecting JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #503-513.

264 PGS./Rated A …$26.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4980-4
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THOR: OFFICIAL INDEX TO THE MARVEL UNIVERSE GN-TPB

THOR: OFFICIAL INDEX TO THE MARVEL UNIVERSE GN-TPB
Written by Various
Get the complete history of the God of Thunder from his earliest appearances all the way up to the present day. This book comes packed with synopses — introducing you to the characters, teams, places and equipment that appeared within; and providing vital information about all things Thor! Collecting material from AVENGERS, THOR & CAPTAIN AMERICA: OFFICIAL INDEX TO THE MARVEL UNIVERSE #1-12.

328 PGS./Rated A …$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5098-5
On Sale in April


THOR: THE DEATH OF ODIN TPB (NEW PRINTING) cover by Tom Raney

THOR: THE DEATH OF ODIN TPB (NEW PRINTING)
Written by Dan Jurgens
Penciled by Walter Taborda, Jim Starlin, Stuart Immonen, Joe Bennett & Tom Grummett
Cover by Tom Raney
An ancient enemy walks the world of Midgard, known to us as Earth. Victory comes at a terrible price — one that will alter forever the very hierarchy of the gods — and thrust the son of Odin into a new and perilous role: Lord of Asgard! Collecting THOR (1998) #36-43 and THOR ANNUAL 2001.

232 PGS./Rated T+ …$26.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4979-8
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THOR: TALES OF ASGARD TPB cover by Olivier Coipel

THOR: TALES OF ASGARD TPB
Written by Stan Lee
Penciled by Jack Kirby
Covers by Olivier Coipel & Jack Kirby

Two of comics’ immortal talents — the legendary Stan Lee and Jack Kirby — tell the tales of that most hallowed pantheon of gods: Asgard! Experience the seminal tales of Norse godhood, beautifully restored and recolored by Matt Milla: the origins of the Ice and Storm Giants, the diabolical Surtur, and the noble Heimdall; and the very creation of Asgard itself! Plus: delve into the boyhood of Thor, when his relationship with wicked stepbrother Loki was not yet fully formed! Throw in the earliest tales of Thor’s loyal Warriors Three — Fandral, Hogun and Volstagg — and TALES OF ASGARD proves to be one of the most fun and fast-paced curios from Marvel’s glorious Silver Age! Collecting THOR: TALES OF ASGARD BY STAN LEE & JACK KIRBY #1-6.

304 PGS./Rated A …$24.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5189-0
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THOR: THE WARRIORS THREE UNLEASHED PREMIERE HC cover by Joe Barney

THOR: THE WARRIORS THREE UNLEASHED PREMIERE HC
Written by Stan Lee, John Lewandowski, Tom DeFalco, Ron Frenz & Walt Simonson 
Penciled by Jack Kirby, Kevin Kobasic, Rich Yanizeski, Herb Trimpe, Mark Texeira, Joe Barney & Deodato Studios 
Covers by Joe Barney & Jack Kirby 

Sometimes even the God of Thunder needs a little help from his friends! When Thor is off on Midgard, and Balder is fraternizing with the Queen of the Norns, who’s left to protect Asgard? The Warriors Three! Fandral the Dashing! Hogun the Grimm! Volstagg the Voluminous! Three unlikely allies prepared to face any and all threats — even the trickster god Loki, the savage Ulik the Troll, the magical Enchantress and the indestructible Destroyer! Collected here, the epic battles of the Warriors Three! Collecting THOR ANNUAL #2 & #17; THOR (1966) #400, #410 & #415-416; MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS (1988) #66; MARVEL SUPER-HEROES (1990) #15 and JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #-1.

120 PGS./Rated A…$19.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-5076-3
Trim size: standard
On Sale in April


THOR BY WALTER SIMONSON OMNIBUS HC cover by Walter Simonson

THOR BY WALTER SIMONSON OMNIBUS HC
Written by Walter Simonson 
Penciled by Walter Simonson with Sal Buscema 
Covers by Walter Simonson

Considered by many to be the greatest run on Thor ever, Walt Simonson’s classic tales of the God of Thunder are collected here—completely remastered from the original artwork and newly colored by Steve Oliff! And there are too many timeless tales to count: The Casket of Ancient Winters! The death of Odin! The origins of Asgard! The sacrifice of the Executioner! Thor as a frog! The Mutant Massacre! The curse of Hela! The debut of Thor’s body armor! Guest-starring Beta Ray Bill, Nick Fury and the Avengers! Featuring the threats of Fafnir the dragon, Loki, Lorelei, Malekith the Dark Elf, Surtur, Hela, the Titanium Man, Kurse, Zaniac, the Marauders, the Absorbing Man, Fin Fang Foom, the Destroyer and the Midgard Serpent! Collecting THOR #337-355, #357-369 & #371-382 and BALDER THE BRAVE #1-4.

1192 PGS./Rated A …$125.00
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4633-9
Trim size: oversized
On Sale in May


THE MIGHTY THOR VOL. 1 OMNIBUS HC cover by Olivier Coipel

THE MIGHTY THOR VOL. 1 OMNIBUS HC
Written by Stan Lee with Larry Lieber & Robert Bernstein
Penciled by Jack Kirby with Joe Sinnott, Don Heck & Al Hartley
All-New Cover by Olivier Coipel
Classic Cover by Jack Kirby

Whosoever holds this Omnibus, if he be worthy, shall possess the epic stories that began the saga of the Mighty Thor! While vacationing along the coast of Norway, Dr. Donald Blake happened upon a secret chamber and inside it found a strange, gnarled cane. Upon striking the cane a shower of lightning rained down and the hobbled doctor found himself transformed into the Mighty Thor, God of Thunder and champion of Asgard! Stan Lee and Jack Kirby crafted an epic of power and myth, drama and action, and in this painstakingly-restored Omnibus collection, you’ll experience it all from the very beginning. Including the first appearances of Odin, the mischievous Loki, noble Balder, Heimdall, the warriors three— Volstagg, Hogun and Fandrall—and the lovely Jane Foster. Packed with the fan-favorite Tales of Asgard, classic battles from Thor vs. the Hulk and the unstoppable Destroyer to the Absorbing Man and the Executioner, along with letters pages and bonus features galore, it’s Mjolnir-class package that’s a must for every Asgardian to be. Collecting JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #83-120 and ANNUAL #1.

768 PGS./Rated A …$99.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4973-6
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All Ages!
THOR THE MIGHTY AVENGER VOL. 1 GN-TPB cover by Chris Samnee

THOR THE MIGHTY AVENGER VOL. 1 GN-TPB
Written by Rodger Langridge 
Penciled by Chris Samnee 
Cover by Chris Samnee

He’s banished, he’s mad, and he wants to fight. Roger Langridge (Muppet Show, Eisner and Harvey Award nominee) and Chris Samnee (SIEGE: EMBEDDED) re-imagine the God of Thunder in Thor the Mighty Avenger! Thrill as he battles robots the size of cities! Gasp as he tames the mightiest sea creatures! Swoon as he rescues damsels from the vilest villains! It’s Thor as you’ve never seen him! Plus, relive some of Thor’s earliest adventures with special reprints of JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #83-84. Collecting THOR THE MIGHTY AVENGER #1-4 and JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #83-84.

128 PGS./Rated A …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4121-1
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THOR THE MIGHTY AVENGER VOL. 2 GN-TPB cover by Chris Samnee

THOR THE MIGHTY AVENGER VOL. 2 GN-TPB
Written by Roger Langridge
Penciled by Chris Samnee
Cover by Chris Samnee

Harvey Award-winner Roger Langridge and Chris Samnee continue their epic reimagining of the God of Thunder as Thor tests his might against the strange and powerful Sub-Mariner; uncovers the mystery of why he was thrown from Asgard, but has his efforts sidetracked by the awesome engine of destruction known as Fin Fang Foom; does battle with raging robots; and fights side-by-side with Iron Man, for the very first time! Pick up the book that ComicBook Resources.com says is “quite possibly the best new super-hero title of the year and is exactly what any lover of super heroes should be reading.” Plus: Relive classic early adventures of Thor from the inimitable team of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby! Collecting THOR THE MIGHTY AVENGER #5-8 and JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #85-86.

128 PGS./Rated A …$14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7851-4122-8
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