The The Trials of Loki, Part 1: It Should Have Been Mine... wiki last edited by fesak on 10/10/13 05:09AM View full history

The true origin of Thor's archenemy and Marvel's most unpredictable villain! He is the lie-smith; he is the shape-changer; he is the fire that burns. The God of Mischief and Trickery, Loki. Meet the mirthful, beloved young man that made all the Asgardians laugh...until the first time he killed. Discover the gnarled roots of his twisted, unrelenting hatred of the Asgardians. And learn the chilling truth of why he'll never be stopped...    

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A Fine Tale of the Relations Bewtween Gods 0

Creating comics featuring the gods of Asgard presents a challenging dilemma. Given that there are many myths about these gods, and that these myths are often varied and contradictory, how does one sort out the back stories to them in a way that satisfies the comic book conventions of an 'origin' story?The mini-series Loki (the second 4 issue mini-series to go by that name), neatly solves this dilemma. Many of these events happened so long ago that the gods themselves cannot remember exactly what...

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A Laudable Retelling 0

Plot Summary: Most of the issue is spent retelling a couple Norse myths about Loki and his relationship with Thor, with the miniseries' plot beginning to unfold in the last couple of panels. You could skip straight to the second issue and not miss much, but I'd advise against it if you're a mythology buff. Pros:Although the plot is basically taken straight from the myths on which the characters are based (with a number of Marvel-specific twists), it's great to see them realized with excellent ar...

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