Kurtis and Craig talk about the beginning of Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz’s six year run on The Mighty Thor! The origin of Eric Masterson, Captain America picking up Mjolnir, and what it’s like to be inside the head of a Celestial are all discussed within.
Issues discussed: Thor #383-400
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This episode uses a clip from an interview with Erik Larsen which can be found on the Comics Shenanigans Podcast.
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Finally listened to this after getting caught up reading these original Epics. Phenomenal story, could easily be adapted as a movie. Loved the design of Seth, loved his death legion, and loved how we saw Atlantis and Attilan during Thor vs Surtur…As a correction, Grog never lifted the hammer out of any form of worthiness…it was explained that Mjolnir lost its enchantment when Balder siphoned Thor’s power. This is also why the hammer doesn’t fly back to Thor. Check issue 398, bottom panel page 356.
One point of clarification, Thor was healed of his brittle bones curse by Hela in the last issue of Walter Simonson’s run, #382. Enjoying the podcast!
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