We finally get a first look at the upcoming comic book for the new female Thor. Comic book geeks were just as gobsmacked as the rest of the world since the announcement that the days of the testosterone, muscle-bound, beard growing mighty Thor has come to an end. Wow, is there even a better way to describe one of the most beloved superheroes in Marvel history! The studio made the announcement on “The View” back in July. Check out the full reports which includes our lengthy rant Here!
Marvel released a preview of the first few pages of the rebooted graphic novel ahead of its October 1 debut.
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The full press release via Marvel.com reads:
It’s the story that has been seen the world over, and Marvel is proud to present THOR, the new series from “New York Times”-bestselling writer Jason Aaron and artist Russell Dauterman! Prepare for an all-new era of the God of Thunder as a brand new female hero explodes into the Marvel Universe!
The great hammer Mjölnir lies on the surface of the moon, unable to be lifted by anyone in all the heavens – even the Mighty Thor! Something dark has befallen the Thunder God, leaving him unworthy and unable to lift his magic hammer. With an army of Frost Giants invading Earth, the Odinson may not have the strength to stop them – and the hammer will be lifted by an all-new Thor! A mysterious woman unlike any Thor we’ve ever seen before!
“This is not She-Thor. This is not Lady Thor. This is not Thorita. This is Thor. This is the Thor of the Marvel Universe. But it’s unlike any Thor we’ve ever seen before,” says writer Jason Aaron.
Launching as part of the Avengers NOW! initiative, Thor is the first of an exciting wave of titles that push the Marvel Universe forward in exciting new directions! Prepare for a Marvel Universe like you’ve never seen it before as the biggest creators in the industry bring you bold new stories featuring the most popular characters!
Who is this mysterious new God of Thunder? Not even Odin knows! No fan can afford to miss the comic that has everyone talking. Prepare for a senses-shattering new beginning as the all-new Thor thunders her way through the Marvel Universe this October in THOR #1!