The problem with selling this book is sandwiching it between all those other Thor one-shots and mini-series. Odin, impressed by Bill’s nature, orders the creation of the hammer Stormbreaker for Bill, allowing him power to protect his people. Mark Engblom 11/17/2010 2:12 pm At 2:12 pm The flood of “important event” comics certainly had an impact on TMA’s sales, but I think the primary culprit was Marvel’s glut of Thor … He had the role of Barbarossa in the 2009 film "Terminator Salvation" and Garfunkel in the … Long story short, Loki tricks the two heroes into doing battle. But he showed his ambitions to go cosmic in a short story tacked onto the end of Thor #2, depicting an … When Odin brought the infant Loki to Asgard after the war with the Jotuns, Frigga accepted him as her own without any hesitation, although she believed that Odin should have told him the truth about his origins all along. Nobody was supposed to die. What’s interesting is, from my point of view, that this title got a lot of buzz online from several comic book reviewers, and let it didn’t encourage more people to buy it. In this timeline, before the siege of Asgard, the Sentry kills Ares the God of War at the order of Norman Osborn. You have to get them on the grocery store magazine rack. Yet, for all his power, Thor is not unbeatable. Thor and crew having a boys night out and getting in a bar fight with Captain Britain! As it turns out, Thor has a sister, Angela. I’m sure they’ll find more work soon, but it’s a shame that a book like this can’t rack up a good two-to-ten year run in the current comics market. One of the mightiest being in the Marvel Universe, at least when the writing and situation deems it so, Adam Warlock is crazy powerful, even when he's not rocking an infinity gem or in his role as the new Living Tribunal. Thor protests, telling Odin that killing Hela will have disastrous consequences for humanity. Thor and Beta Ray Bill would go on to become blood brothers. Kind of expenseive. New, out-of-continuity or retro-continuity accessible stories by quirky and fun creative teams have a dismal track record these days. How many ringtones are sold each year? What kind of marketing was done to tell retailers that this is a book that should be “pushed” to new readers? Make a deal with Scholastic and feature it in the book club. That square foot has an annual rent. Introducing Adam Warlock. That said, it’s a great [comic] and may be back again someday.”. People don’t have to be savvy… the websites have to be. He even stumps him to an extent, but Thanos uses the infinity stones to alter the time zone. But hey, we're getting ahead of ourselves. Make it accessible. Thing is, when kids want something, they find a way to get it. That’s 10 billion songs in seven years. A few years later its on NBC primetime and selling DVD’s and netflix streaming. I live in NJ and comics are sold at 3 local supermarkets, the drug store in my area and in one of the Borders mega stores at the mall. In Jeph Loeb’s “Hulk,” readers were introduced to the Red Hulk, General Thaddeus Ross. Boils down to the classic, “Fans vote with their dollars.”. The two have clashed multiple times, though neither tends to unleash his full power. Since the sales are at the bottom of the charts, release the digital copy the same day as the paper copy. Despite giving it his all and being aided buy other heroes, having Thor defeated so utterly speaks volumes to the power of the Phoenix, despite being divided in five different hosts. 07/10 Mighty Avenger #2 – 14,315 (-28.7%) It was a Thor-like character that didn’t look much like Thor. It would be easier than keeping my sparse notes and putting the comic shop dude on the spot, that’s for sure. Still, the Odinson refused to surrender, and while Hercules acknowledged his rival’s bravery, claimed victory. When the Roman calander was adopted by the Anglo Saxans they named the fifth day of the week "Thursday" after Thor. He’s also done stirling work on the Megazine and other stuff I saw before leaving the shores of ol’ Blighty for good in 1993. The book’s editor, Nate Cosby, weighs in on the state of selling comics: This is the way it’s been; this is why the mainstream has been flooded by “important events” and why the events have become less memorable. Hodge-podge release schedules and pricing… well, yeah, but the entire industry has that problem. Using his famous sonic voice, Black Bolt blasts the Venom-Thor, easily defeating him and forcing the symbiote to run and hide until it gets destroyed by the Black Cat. Let’s say the spinner rack takes up ten square feet of space on the sales floor. It’s all messed up right now because every publisher pretty much has to serialize the graphic novel before collecting it as a trade before they can get it out of the Direct Sales Market into B&N or Borders or Amazon. Hopefully all of them. Hmmmmmmmmmmmm, Okay, I’m spoiled. But before he dies, the Asgardian opens up … I suspect it was probably under-ordered. With this armor, Thor is more than a match for the Mad Titan, and by … And probably cut back on the comics as well, if they keep track of which titles are selling. While she clearly attempts to believe i… Armed with the ability to absorb radiation, the Red Hulk proved one of Hulk’s mightiest foes. Major bummer. What can I say? The Thor that killed Goliath was a clone of the original Thor. Like Odin, Loki, and Thor, Hela is a literal god, which means she can't be killed easily. Available in one week slots. “while an interesting character, simply can’t support anywhere near that many concurrent titles”. Who will be killed off in Avengers: Endgame? The industry needs to focus less on mass producing hot dogs and aim for more gourmet level quality product. Some are sold in Borders (maybe 10-15 different titles). At some point Marvel needs to look at it’s self in the mirror and say, “Dangit, we’re Marvel Comics. This is great! What follows features the totality of the Ultimates, along with a bunch of European heroes like Captain Britain and his forces, against the might of Thor. Taking a combined assault of both Thor and the Hulk, Warlock doesn’t even flinch, manhandling the two heroes, along with Mjonir. But who could possibly hope to beat the all-powerful Prince of Asgard? Transformed into a cyborg-like creature by his people the Korbinites to become their champion and protect them from those who would do them harm, Beta Ray Bill’s strength is matched only by his sense of honor and compassion. During her youth, Frigga was raised by witches. Allegedly, Marvel (and DC etc.) That’s where we’ve gotten, folks. Those spinner racks have been replaced by the tablets and smart phones in your backpacks and pockets. “Those spinner racks have been replaced by the tablets and smart phones in your backpacks and pockets.”. They’ll probably see the decline in magazine sales, cut back on titles, and shelve the comics with the magazines. With four, five, or more distinct Thor titles, all with different takes and settings, all diluting the renewed interest in Thor, it’s no wonder that gems like TMA have such lousy sales. Now, the company distributing the comics will usually offer the display for free, as long as the store pays for the merchandise to fill that display. During the War of the Realms, Thor sacrificed his eye to obtain the knowledge to defeat Malekith the Accursed, and was made All-Father of Asgard - the tale being recorded in a saga.At some point, Thor inherited the Power of the All-Father from … Most times, they have to seek out a specialty shop for them. (Wikipedia has a longer timeline.) People clearly pick and choose but they FOCUS on the core titles and the event books. I think there is an Iron Man-centric one now. He can fire energy blasts capable of destroying planets, heal living organisms from nearly any wound, look into the future and the past, use the Power Cosmic to further increase his strength to unknown levels and… well, the list goes on. In 1966’s Thor #190, Thor faces certain death at the hands of Hela. Oh well. I’m clean! Iota. I know this is an old thread, but I just saw it and wanted to correct a big misconception being perpetrated here: This Thor book didn’t sell because it was an all-ages/done-in-one book. Funny enough, I didn’t even know it was an ongoing title until it was canceled. If they had done exactly the same stories, but actually used the real characters– you know, the Thor designed by Jack Kirby– it would have sold. I have never heard of Roger Langridge. The pro-registration Super Heroes were shocked at what Thor did. is still in the business of publishing periodicals. That bring us to “The Avengers” #214. etc. Enter Thor. Mr. Now, if that square footage can generate greater profits selling something else, the store will probably replace that spinner rack. In this instance, the venom symbiote tried to possess Spider-Man, but thanks to the Fantastic Four, they were able to get it off him. It sold like a kids book. Half a dozen places in one of the busiest cities in the world. And I’ll take issue with Synsidar that there aren’t “multiple levels” to the writing. I’d be at the comic store and go “Oh hey, one of the Thor comics is supposed to be good. That new Lightning Thief graphic novel was on the best sellers list. The Scarlet Witch, with deadly and potent hex magic at her disposal, can become more powerful than nearly any other hero on the planet; at least when she’s either crazed or not in control of her powers. Acclaimed though the series was, I’ve never felt an obligation to buy something because of critical acclaim. Originally in “Siege,” Thor’s power was the decisive factor in putting down the Sentry, but in "What if?" Frigga later gave birth to her and Odin's son Thor who would eventually become the God of Thunder. -with the current levels of comics readership. That bookshelf costs money, and you can fill it with free content, or buy titles. The details of the plot are of little importance, what matters is there’s a misunderstanding, as is typical among superheroes, which leads to fisticuffs between Ghost Rider and Thor, Captain America, Iron Man and Tigra. Battered into insensibility. Later in “The Mighty Thor” #338, Odin pits Thor and Beta Ray Bill against one another to determine who should wield the hammer. Because they had FAITH. And this was the one that sounded interesting, but I just heard about it too late. In fact, two of the supermarkets use comic spinner racks and the other supermarket just puts the comics in the kids section of the magazine aisle. That is, until Thor throws his hammer. Later, they have a rematch, with Thor explaining that while it’s true Angela beat him, she was only able to because he was exhausted from fighting and didn’t have his heart in the battle. It's because that Thor isn't the original Thor. “I hope he gets some more work from them because he’s probably the best white guy creator out there.” Please explain? They always want to monetize the comic book first. Reed Richards a.k.a. The drug store magazine rack. Remember the scene in the first Austin Powers movie where Austin is trying to turn his car around in a space that is too small? Is anybody REALLY surprised that they now have to live in it, just because yet ANOTHER “fan-favorite” marginal seller got the axe? Not in this universe, though. From that day onward, and for years to come, Wonder Man would constantly brag about the time he beat Thor, ridiculously proud of the achievement. While he manages to kill him, the poison from the serpents mouth covers Thor killing him. Every issue on the stands had the same price, unless it was an anniversary issue. As hard as this is to accept, there isn’t anything currently published that’s drawing them into the few shops that do have them available. The current comics readership is too small to support the market. RELATED: When Thor Fought Thanos, Who Actually Won? But you have to get them where I can buy them. As the story goes, heroes fought, and on account of comic book shenanigans, Iron Man accidentally broke the Phoenix into five pieces. Following the murder of Uatu and the revelation of his many secrets during the 2014 "Original Sin" storyline, Thor learns that Angela is the daughter of Odin and that she was thought to have been killed during Asgard's war with the Angels of the Tenth Realm. It’s been the weekly mini-series, Marvel Adventures, Super Hero Squad… the stuff that’s fun and enticing and accessible, and which usually charts below 20K on the sales charts. The two beings are nearly matched, with Thor’s hammer giving him the ability to go toe-to-toe against the somewhat stronger Superman. All-Father Thor's life closely parallels and is tied to that of the Thor of Earth-616, who he refers to as being his past self; to the extent that if the Earth-616 Thor were to die he would cease to exist. Now… does anyone have the Publishers Statement of Ownership for this title? It also requires man-hours to stock and maintain. Diminishing return mega-crossovers, followed by a spate of lame mini-crossovers, alongside an unholy glut of material; a ton of movie-related tie-ins that no reasonable person could wade through, leading to slightly higher-quality books that fans get invested in being canceled; books lost in the shuffle while the popular characters get diluted with 5000 spin-offs, etc. That was the only time I purchase TJOR on a consistant basis. I actually think their cutbacks on the number of titles going at once featuring the same hero is a good idea, even if I’m sad to see this one go… Now that I know which one it is. I live in the world. I’m pretty sure I just accurately described Marvel in the 90’s. And now fans are suggesting that a character who was killed by Thanos in 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War could make a reappearance here. That means it has to survive the DSM first and to stand a chance, has to try and appeal to that market first. I have heard of Chris Samnee (final Queen & Country arc) but I would not go out of my way to specifically pick up his work. Well, yeah. A one-stop shop for all things video games. So how do you provide accessible books? Retail stores have little or no input on what magazines are on their racks. Langridge played the silliness of contemporary gods on earth with a straight face that I felt worked really well. Unlike his green counterpart, this engine of destruction had all of the original’s strength, but none of the reservations. Bitter with the taste of defeat, they experimented on poor Simon Williams, turning him into Wonder Man. Less Than Hulk Zero. Also, Roger Langridge has been a consistently good storyteller since his “Knnuckles the Maelvolent Nun” days. Doctor Strange has said Ghost Rider’s power is potentially limitless. but more importantly: that gif is awesome. In so doing, Thor is left utterly defeated. After beating Captain America, Tigra and Iron Man, Ghost Rider squares off against Thor. This can become… silly. It’s gotta be between him an Huizenga, right? RELATED: Thor VS Hulk: 15 Biggest Fights In Comics. @Brett Beta Ray Bill recovers first, proving himself the victor. Comics are only sold at Comic Shops and the kids I gave comics to at Halloween (had over 50 kids show up) are interested and would buy them: However, Thor has never shied away from a fight, whether his opponents be man, demon, or god. Thor’s father is Odin, the half-giant and ruler of the Aesir gods, and his mother is Jord (known as Fjörgen in old Norse), the earth goddess who is entirely of giant ancestry. They’re not aimed at the mainstream. Oprah, Rachel Ray, Martha Stewart, People, Us and even Archie… they chose the world. A glut of books enough to choke a whale (remember when Perelman forced Marvel to crank out that s##t just before he floated the company? The failed attempt stayed with Thor for … Of course, it should be noted that at the time, Odin stripped Thor of half his power, leaving him steadily growing weaker the longer the fight went on. Or use an Android or Blackberry phone? His children were all associated with strength and braveness, embodying their father’s featu… I don’t live near enough to a direct market store to make regular visits. Jaded, decadent unable to feel or laugh. entry presents itself on this list in "What If" #4, “What If…The Alien Costume Had Possessed Spider-Man.” What If" scenarios tend to play out much bleaker than they did in the original timeline/universe. Dang. If I fan find Redneck-Hot=Rod-Kitting-with Archie-Weekly in every drug/convenience/grocery/newstand/Wal-Mart in America then for the love of Forbush I dang well oughta be able to buy a Spider-Man comic! But Thor didn't know that. The daughter of Odin and Freyja, Angela was raised in the Tenth Realm called Heven. Of course, you know this also feeds into the theory that fans on the internets are just 10 people using a bunch of different usernames. And frankly I’ve stopped looking for Marvel books to buy because I refuse to pay 3.99 for 22 pages of story. But hopefully the fans have a better time now than I did then. (Heck, “license” it to Disney Publishing, and let them market the book like they’re marketing the Tron prequel!). Frigga was a strong woman, a majestic queen, and perfectly able to stand at Odin's side. Even in his weakened state, the Sentry was more than a match for Thor and the rest of the Avengers. Marvel’s problem? I’m one of those all-ages book buyers who tends to steer clear of Events (after 25 years of reading, there’s little to surprise or shock me, so I go for storytelling that delights and inspires me instead), and I’ve never been under the illusion there were all that many like me. Meanwhile in the comics Thor has been in near death situations but has never died. Deja vu ) and they realize all of a sudden that digital is the way forward. It’s right there, if you look for it…. Your best blog post this year, especially your answer to that rhetorical question those of us who fell in love with TTMA asked after hearing the news. I can almost always get behind hitting British people. I’ll buy them. It was my favorite Marvel title–and one that should have had appeal to ALL, not just children. Roger Langridge and Chris Samnee are all-star creators, in my book. I live in Pennsylvania (suburbs of Philadelphia) and comics are NOT sold in local supermarkets or drug stores. It wasn’t Samnee’s art, it was the fact that he wasn’t drawing Thor at all. Top Sidebar Boombox: 300 px wide x 250 px high, Large Sidebar Boombox: 300 px wide x 600 px high, All ads should be either jpgs or animated gifs. Thor resists, but can’t hold out. I didn’t consider buying another issue, not because there was anything wrong with TMA, but because I didn’t want to read a kids book. We have the full and terrible power of Disney. (errrrr…jk) I’ll look out for their future work for sure. You have to get them where kids and people that buy things for kids can buy them. So they payed to keep it going and it was only shown on Dish. Along the way, he meets the Avengers (Thor, Iron Man, the Hulk, Giant Man and Wasp), who do not know who he is, as it’s still early in their timeline, and consider him a threat. If you haven’t ordered it, order it! I think if you had one out ever month with a consistent look it could catch on. 138. Perhaps the oversized format — though beautiful in production value — was not well received(?). The strongest of all the Asgardians, second only his father Odin, Thor, the God of Thunder has a power that is well-known throughout the cosmos. New stories, new format, possible trade collection. Surely something like this could have done well in the book market, especially among younger readers. In issue #9, during a climactic battle between the Avengers and the Masters of Evil, Wonder Man gets the upper hand on Thor, sucker punching him and knocking him into a big hole. Except spinner racks don’t have a $50-$500 entry fee or incomplete, hodge-podge release schedules and pricing, do they? That said. Answered June 5, 2019 In Norse mythology Thor is killed after his battle with the World Serpent, Jormungandr. They are nice. The son of Zeus and a demigod, The Lion of Olympus known as Hercules is a foe unlike any other. A book this highly lauded, this highly regarded gets a stay of the ax. It comes as no surprise then that she can take on Thor. The guy who does those excellent Muppet Show comics. He’s immortal, impervious to most earthly weapons and has trained for millennia in combat. He was said to burst forth from his great hall in his chariot, drawn by two male goats – Tanngnjóstr (Tooth Gnasher) and Tanngrísnir (Snarl Tooth) – who could be killed and eaten by the god and then brought b… Not to the consumer, which is what Heidi and I were both talking about. Thor was killed two days before her 16th birthday. Now imagine a comics shop online that is just as easy to use as iTunes. Heidi’s grasp of what it is spinner racks are meant to represent–that anyone with a few bucks can get a comic just about anywhere stuff is sold–was pretty shaky, hence my comment. One of the greatest rivalries in all of comics, the Incredible Hulk and the Mighty Thor have been at odds for years, forever determined to prove who is stronger. For the record, I don’t make those decisions. Or maybe the reader just got confused when he entered the comic book store and saw a dozen Thor titles to choose from? A new character at the time, writers needed a way to demonstrate the power of the new Hulk. I’m a Marvel bottom feeder. BTW, I’ve bought all 5 issues and was waiting for a collection to give to my 7-year-old comic book reading granddaughter starving for age-appropriate comics she can’t find at her gaming/DM-centric funnybook store in Dubuque, Iowa. The real Thor was a bit dead at the time, and when he returned and found out about Ragnarok's crimes, he was not at all happy. Come to think of it, publisher’s can’t even maintain their regular readers and their regular readers buy anything. I’ll buy them. Some might have seen it as a all-ages adventure title, but at its heart Thor:TMA was a romance book. This is basically the comics I grew up with. The two have clashed multiple times; sometimes in friendly sport, while other instances have been more serious. Used to be, you knew which Superman title came out which week. Granted, they don’t sell 20 different Batman comics but there are a few. Insanely powerful and downright dangerous on account of his unhinged mental state, the Sentry is often said to wield the power of a million exploding suns. Here’s the thing. It would be fantastic. And the snake continues to swallow its tail and the same arguments happen over and over again. I’ve bought them for my daughter. As many people here have already stated, push the good books like you believe in them. The thunder god falls quickly, leaving the Void to continue his rampage around the Earth, killing every hero and villain he comes across. Scurrying out of range of the hammer’s throw, just as the hammer begins its journey back to Thor, Ghost Rider takes hold of the hammer and rides the momentum, crashing into Thor. The regional distributors decide that. The racks are literally overstuffed with recent comics which look like no one is buying because they’re usually falling all over the floor, at least at the Borders they are. Just playing devil’s advocate here, kids are into playing their video games; whether it’s on the wii (sp? Really does not make sense. Towards the end of Avengers: Infinity War, it is only Thor who comes close to killing Thanos. Is it worth trying? And now that MIGHTY AVENGERS is showing on the Disney channel, should Marvel start doing 10-second/30-second ads promoting their titles during the show? They will not publish an original graphic novel. Or record shows to Tivo? Despite the decades they’ve had to sort it out, fans of the characters, and the heroes themselves, rarely discover an answer. Roger Langridge and Chris Samnee — the kind of creators beloved in the blogosphere and more than capable of creating the sort of readable, done-in-one, jump-right-in-here-folks comics that most people say we need. The comics readership didn’t kill this book, the Marvel PTB drowned it via oversaturation. She likes them. The problem lies clearly in the format and particularly in marketing, or lack of it. Thor was such a hero. He’s been nominated for Two eisners and a Reuben as far as i can remember, there could be an Ignatz nom in there too. Eventually, he comes to see the error of his ways and becomes one of the greatest Avengers the world has ever known. Sorry to see Thor:TMA go. The totality of the Avengers is defeated in seconds and Warlock wasn’t even trying. One of the most eye-opening revelations at the [email protected] digital conference was most all of the distributors — graphic.ly, iVerse, etc — find their books skew younger than print sales. It’s great to make kids comics. Harsh! In fact, while it is clearly no small feat, he has been known to suffer defeat on quite a few occasions. It takes creativity for writers to come up with obstacles for the Kryptonian. 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Another "What If?" @Brett – I’ve seen a spinner rack in the B&N in Union Square, and some of the larger Hudson News stands in the Port Authority and other travel centers do have a shelf or two of comics. Whatever little pockets may still exist, the grocery store spinner rack has disappeared from the isles. People who order – stores and customers – Marvel product are fed up with the volume of material Marvel dumps on the direct market each month. Heidi MacDonald is an award-winning editor/journalist with 20 years. This is the type of material they have trained the audiences to look for. About midway through the fight, the Hulk realizes the edge Mjonir gives Thor and tricks the God of Thunder into throwing his hammer away. Maybe it could spin around like those little picture book display racks they have at Wal-Mart and grocery stores. I heard that THOR was cancelled. To this day, there are fans who will contest that Thor, with his magic, ought to win a battle against the Man of Steel. 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