Thor: Tales of Asgard (2009) #4

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How did Stan Lee–I mean, seriously–how did he okay Colletta’s inks? I mean, I’m not a salivating Kirby enthusiast, but Colletta just sucks the life out of his art here. I’m thinking the eighties Super Powers books from DC to tie in to the action figures had more merit.

And it’s really a darn shame, because Lee’s story–until it gets annoyingly convenient–is really cool. I’m not sure I’d have liked to read it as a back-up over six months, but he’s got a whole Thor on a quest thing going, with a cast of interesting characters (odd how many Asgardians are, it turns out, complete cowards).

And why does Loki get such benefit of doubt? His nickname’s “Prince of Evil” or something along those lines. You’d have to be a complete moron to not notice.

Oh, wait. Colletta’s inks did make the witch look creepy.

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