As 2017 begins to unfold, Nothing But Comics draws its coverage of 2016 to an end with my list of Best Single Issues. All entries are listed alphabetically by title.
Creating work for hire comics has a high degree of difficulty; even more so for the most popular work for hire comics. There is decades of intellectual property material that has been published at least once monthly in addition to editorial constraints. The odds are stacked against the writers and artists in doing creative and original work on Marvel comics and that’s not an indictment of the company, the intellectual property in itself or creative talent; it’s just the way it is. So when you take all that into consideration; what Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman & Matt Wilson have managed to do together in their time creating Thor comics over the span of twelve issues and how it all coalesce’s in issue #5 of The Mighty Thor is nothing short of amazing. Continue reading This Weeks Finest: The Mighty Thor #5