And that can mean only one thing : thor .
What else is happening in the pages of our favorite comics ? We ’ ll tell you. Welcome to Monday Funnies, Polygon ’ s weekly list of the books that our comics editor enjoyed this past workweek. It ’ s part club pages of superhero lives, separate read recommendations, separate “ look at this cool art. ” There may be some spoilers. There may not be enough context. But there will be great comics. ( And if you missed the last edition, read this. )
Wonder Woman did not meet Marvel Comics ’ Thor, obviously. No, that hasn ’ triiodothyronine been feasible in years. This is the real thor ! I mean, it ’ s the — hectometer. It ’ s the real number fabulous Thor ?
Metatextual fun away, Wonder Woman # 770 is a great first publish from the book ’ s new creative team. Michael W. Conrad and Becky Cloonan create a compelling mystery in the center of a crowd of fun Norse fabulous references. Wonder Woman becomes besties with Sigfried instantaneously, and a confidant of Ratatoskr, the squirrel god of gossip. It ’ s all drawn by Travis Moore, one of DC ’ s lead producers of cunning boys .
We held back in our review for spoilers sake, but Children of the Atom # 1 has a big construction at the end. This team of six X-Men love, mutant fight kids are … humans who want to be mutants. The series is now poised to grapple with meaty questions about idol worship, annexation, and the effect of Krakoa ’ second dominance on human culture.
James Tynion IV did a batch of apt things in The Joker # 1, but among them is finding a way to put a Batman Beyond-style gang of Joker-worshipping teens into main continuity ! Long live the Jokerz.
Proctor Valley Road is gaining a fortune of press as a modern Grant Morrison visualize, but if you ’ vitamin d told me this was a new indie debut I ’ d have been just as excited about it. Morrison and Child do a great job of introducing a sprawling cast of 1970s teens who live near a hard haunted road, but it ’ sulfur Naomi Fanquiz ’ s fictional character designs and expressions that actually sold me on these four girls and their quest to make enough money to go to a Jans Joplin concert .
Chip Zdarsky and Marco Checchetto ’ second Daredevil is sol solidly big that it rarely makes it into the roundup — equitable another great publish of Daredevil this week [ yawn ]. But this one makes the roundup for that great staple of Daredevil stories : person calling Matt Murdock on his self-flagellating talk through one’s hat .
Batman : urban Legends is my first gear unexpected front-runner of DC ’ s new lineup. then again, an anthology comic about the not-Batman heroes in Gotham City is not a hard sell for me. I about never feel feelings about the Red Hood, and even the main story in Urban Legends # 1 clobbered me right in the bat-emotions .