Deconstructing Comics #627: Walt Simonson’s ‘Thor’

by Hannah Means Shannon

The Deconstructing Comics podcast is back with us tonight to talk about a classic run by an all-star creator…

Thor and Beta Ray Bill

One of the most acclaimed Marvel runs of the 1980s was by Walt Simonson on The Mighty Thor. He began writing and drawing it with #337, continued through to #367 (with a quick break in the middle), then gave up art duties but continued writing through #382. This run set aside Dr. Don Blake, focused on mythical threats rather than earthly ones, and injected some humor into what had sometimes been a fairly dry, dour book. Tim and Kumar look back to assess this important run.

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