Warlock Chronicles #7
Issue(s): Warlock Chronicles #7
...she goes to King Geirrodur of the trolls and gets his army in a fighting mood by cutting off Geirrodur's nose.
She leads the trolls to the Watch.
And they get overwhelmed by the horde.
Meanwhile, Odin does detect something amiss. Personally, i think it's the fact that Balder is making a bid to appear in a Rob Liefeld comic.
Look, Tom Raney's art is nice. I don't mind getting some fight scenes from him. But as with this entire crossover, everything is padded. We didn't need pages and pages of fighting trolls. I do like the use of Geirrodur. On the other hand, i think it's kind of weird that Sif and Bill aren't able to just reason with the Watch and company. Bill and the Surfer are friends, even.
Quality Rating: C-
Chronological Placement Considerations: This is part seven of Blood and Thunder. Part eight is in Warlock and the Infinity Watch #24.
Crossover: Blood and Thunder
Continuity Insert? N
My Reprint: N/A
Inbound References (1): showAdam Warlock, Balder, Beta Ray Bill, Dr. Strange, Drax the Destroyer, Gamora, Geirrodur, Maxam, Moondragon, Odin, Pip the Troll, Sif, Silver Surfer
Sif risking the lives of Thor's friends to keep Odin from finding out does seem out of character. DeFalco has her cured of Mephisto's madness in a backup in Thunderstrike 17- it's possible that he intended her to still be under Mephisto's influence in this story. (Or not- when that backup takes place is a matter of debate.)
Posted by: Michael | March 27, 2017 10:18 PM
For some reason that panel of Bill punching Stephen sticks with me. It lampshades how vulnerable Doctor Strange really is, given the high stakes that he is often involved with.
Posted by: Luis Dantas | April 15, 2017 1:04 AM
Fnord, I had the same thought when I saw the panel with new action figure "Pouches Balder".
Posted by: Multiple Manu | December 26, 2017 4:24 PM
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