As Jane Foster’s run as the Mighty Thor comes to an end, Marvel plans to celebrate her achievements with a series of Mighty Thor variant covers.
I’ve been intrigued by all the recent discussion about Marvel’s position in the marketplace and what’s the cause of the recent decline in sales.
When I recently reviewed All-New, All-Different Hawkeye #3, I fussed about the fact that much of the comic is still the same as it was before it was called “All-New” and “All-Different.” Most of the people in the book are still the same. The settings and abilities of many of those same people are, well, still the same as they were before the first issue in this series came out. Yes, there’s a new writer, but he’s following the pattern of the previous book.
Many publications and pundits have had a lot to say about this week’s Thor #1 (myself included), but a great many of them have also indicated that this is the first time EVER that a woman has carried the hammer of Thor in battle… Those reports are quite mistaken. Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of What If? #10 awaits!
If you haven’t seen Thor: The Dark World, you’re missing out on seeing Natalie Portman in her RenFaire wear. Fortunately, Diamond Select Toys has a Jane Foster action figure based on Portman’s character from the film, and we have pictures direct from the company. WARNING: Some spoilers ahead.
Here’s a bit of breaking news – Natalie Portman has just been signed to appear in the upcoming Thor movie directed by Kenneth Branagh. Portman will be playing Jane Foster, love interest to the Norse god. From the Wiki At first she was a nurse for Donald Blake, eventually developing feelings for him, not knowing that Blake and Thor were one and the same. The love triangle went on for a while, until Thor revealed his secret identity to Jane, and in return even took her to Asgard with him. There, Jane was briefly granted immortality and the power of
File this one way down in the rumor column, as word trickles out that Jessica Biel has been cast in the upcoming Thor movie.Â Â The rumor has Biel playing the “love interest” to Thor, which means she could play Jane Foster, Amora, or Sif. via Nuke the Fridge