For Thor #31, artist Russell Dauterman illustrated a variant cowl that includes each Marvel model of the God of Thunder all through the corporate’s decades-long historical past.
Posted by artist on Twitter and launched as a part of Marvel’s February 2023 solicitations, the work prominently options Jack Kirby’s unique Thor Odinson design — created in 1962 — entrance and middle, with different appearances of the god of thunder together with Unworthy Thor, Final Universe Thor , Throg. and Thors which have appeared within the work of author Jason Aaron, corresponding to his look in King Thor Thor: God of Thunder and his golden-armed gaze seen in Avengers. Extra costumes from the current Donny Cates-helmed Thor Run are additionally seen, corresponding to Thor’s Herald of Galactus outfit, alongside together with his fashionable look buried deep on the duvet.
Dauterman’s Thor Cowl #31 is the newest in his collection of “costume cowl variants,” because the artist has labeled them. Different characters which have obtained variant costume remedy from Dauterman embrace Rogue, Jean Gray, Storm, Psylocke, Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Black Widow, Emma Frost, Wolverine, Invisible Girl, Gambit and the Wasp. These cowl variants accompany the issues Excalibur #18 (2021), X-Males #1 (2019), SWORD #8 (2021), hells #13 (2021), Avengers perpetually #1 (2021), She-Hulk #4 (2022), Avengers perpetually #2 (2022), Inferno #3 (2021), X Lives of Wolverine #5 (2022), The unbelievable 4 #47 (2022), Gambit #5 (2022) and hornet #1 (2022), respectively.
Thor explores new mysteries with Valhalla and Thanos
Whereas Thor #31 options Thor’s costume variant, and it is also the beginning of a model new arc for the continued God of Thunder collection. Beginning with Thor #29 and for the foreseeable future, author Torunn Grønbekk replaces Cates as collection author and joins collection artist Nic Klein. The bow launched by Thor #31 entails the thriller of how Valhalla, the Asgardian afterlife, was hacked and its halls emptied. Thor will search for who’s accountable with the assistance of Odin and Jane Foster.
One other thriller that has been teased over time Thor as the primary arc of the collection is a future the place Thanos wields an Infinity Stone-powered Mjolnir and leads a military of Marvel zombies. Thor has skilled visions of this darkish actuality ever since he encountered Black Winter, who revealed that this model of Thanos can be answerable for Thor’s demise. One shot Thanos: Dying Notes will discover the Mad Titan’s previous and future, promising that “Thor is determined for solutions” within the matter.
Together with writing Grønbekk, Klein is answerable for the inside and principal secret artwork, whereas Dauterman is behind the costume variant, Thor #31 additionally options variant cowl artwork contributed by Mahmud Asrar, Ken Lashley, Nick Bradshaw, and Peach Momoko. The difficulty will go on sale February 22, 2023 from Marvel Comics.