Favorite Thor Writer?

#1 Edited by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio

Who is or was your favorite Thor writer?

#2 Posted by Caligula (12417 posts) - - Show Bio
#3 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio
I like JMS, Roy Thomas, Michael Avon Oeming, Walt Simonson.
#4 Posted by Z3RO180 (6250 posts) - - Show Bio

JMS and all them after his run But i think JMS should come back.

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#5 Posted by PowerHerc (80842 posts) - - Show Bio

Michael Avon Oeming and Walt Simonson are my top two.
#6 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

JMS

#7 Posted by SC (12511 posts) - - Show Bio
In my personal order... Walt Simonson, mainly due to how long and how defining his run was. Plus I love modern art, and so I am giving him props for having to work against that for me... Gillen, so short, but I liked how he was able to write well despite being between a rock, a hard place and Fraction. Then Roy Thomas, and then Oeming, whose run was way, way to short and who I'd want back on the book now! JMS. Should be higher, but he should be happy he even made my list.. lol I kid. I like him enough to recognize his cameo in the Thor movie! Thor has had some awesome writers! 
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#8 Posted by Theworldbreaker (1642 posts) - - Show Bio

JMS.
#9 Posted by darth_fletcher (262 posts) - - Show Bio

Dan Jurgens !!!

#10 Posted by stuamerica (327 posts) - - Show Bio

Walt Simonson, JMS, and Dan Jurgens in that order

#11 Posted by TypingKira (3509 posts) - - Show Bio

JMS, Walt Simonson, and Kieron Gillen. 

#12 Posted by FadeToBlackBolt (23334 posts) - - Show Bio

JMS and Kieron Gillen pre-Hell arc. I dropped the book during that, it bored the (no pun intended) Hell out of me.

I haven't read the Simonson stuff, and while I've heard it's brilliant, he introduced Beta Ray Bill, and I will never forgive him for that.

#13 Edited by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio
Most of the answers are JMS and Walt Simonson.
#14 Posted by Caligula (12417 posts) - - Show Bio
@FadeToBlackBolt said:
JMS and Kieron Gillen pre-Hell arc. I dropped the book during that, it bored the (no pun intended) Hell out of me. I haven't read the Simonson stuff, and while I've heard it's brilliant, he introduced Beta Ray Bill, and I will never forgive him for that.
The BRB, arc is actually my favorite. It's a brilliant story. If you haven't read it. you may find out why BRB is so popular. It's that well done.
#15 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio
@Caligula: You a BRB fan?
#16 Posted by Caligula (12417 posts) - - Show Bio
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula: You a BRB fan?
very much so.
#17 Posted by FadeToBlackBolt (23334 posts) - - Show Bio
@Caligula said:
@FadeToBlackBolt said:
JMS and Kieron Gillen pre-Hell arc. I dropped the book during that, it bored the (no pun intended) Hell out of me. I haven't read the Simonson stuff, and while I've heard it's brilliant, he introduced Beta Ray Bill, and I will never forgive him for that.
The BRB, arc is actually my favorite. It's a brilliant story. If you haven't read it. you may find out why BRB is so popular. It's that well done.
Mate, if you were to ask me
"Fade, why do you hate BRB?"
My answer would be
"No fracking idea."
He's just one of those characters that rubs me the wrong way, from the second I read about him I've disliked him, don't know why, just do lol. It's weird, and certainly not enlightened, but there's just something about him that annoys me.
#18 Posted by Caligula (12417 posts) - - Show Bio
@FadeToBlackBolt said:
@Caligula said:
@FadeToBlackBolt said:
JMS and Kieron Gillen pre-Hell arc. I dropped the book during that, it bored the (no pun intended) Hell out of me. I haven't read the Simonson stuff, and while I've heard it's brilliant, he introduced Beta Ray Bill, and I will never forgive him for that.
The BRB, arc is actually my favorite. It's a brilliant story. If you haven't read it. you may find out why BRB is so popular. It's that well done.
Mate, if you were to ask me "Fade, why do you hate BRB?"My answer would be "No fracking idea."He's just one of those characters that rubs me the wrong way, from the second I read about him I've disliked him, don't know why, just do lol. It's weird, and certainly not enlightened, but there's just something about him that annoys me.
ah, well we all have those characters like that. but still since you haven't read the story, I'd say give it a chance you may like it. then again you may not. But I know Walt is great story teller. and that was one of my favorites from him.
#19 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula: You a BRB fan?
very much so.
That is cool. A lot of people here don't like the character or give him the respect he deserves. I still think Thor would wreck him in a fight though :P
#20 Posted by Deranged Midget (17599 posts) - - Show Bio
@TheGoldenOne said:
Mostly JMS and Walt Simonson.
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#21 Posted by Caligula (12417 posts) - - Show Bio
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula: You a BRB fan?
very much so.
That is cool. A lot of people here don't like the character or give him the respect he deserves. I still think Thor would wreck him in a fight though :P
really, even though he was proven equal in every facet, hence the reason Odin gave him Strombreaker. I mean Thor's Father declared them as equals. But to each his own.

I still see BRB and Thor like twin brothers as far ability. As does Odin, and even Thor sees Bill as a brother after their competition together.
#22 Posted by FadeToBlackBolt (23334 posts) - - Show Bio
@Caligula said:
@FadeToBlackBolt said:
@Caligula said:
@FadeToBlackBolt said:
JMS and Kieron Gillen pre-Hell arc. I dropped the book during that, it bored the (no pun intended) Hell out of me. I haven't read the Simonson stuff, and while I've heard it's brilliant, he introduced Beta Ray Bill, and I will never forgive him for that.
The BRB, arc is actually my favorite. It's a brilliant story. If you haven't read it. you may find out why BRB is so popular. It's that well done.
Mate, if you were to ask me "Fade, why do you hate BRB?"My answer would be "No fracking idea."He's just one of those characters that rubs me the wrong way, from the second I read about him I've disliked him, don't know why, just do lol. It's weird, and certainly not enlightened, but there's just something about him that annoys me.
ah, well we all have those characters like that. but still since you haven't read the story, I'd say give it a chance you may like it. then again you may not. But I know Walt is great story teller. and that was one of my favorites from him.
I plan to check it out at some point, I'd like to get the omnibus, but funds are low atm >_<

I trust your recommendation.
#23 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula: You a BRB fan?
very much so.
That is cool. A lot of people here don't like the character or give him the respect he deserves. I still think Thor would wreck him in a fight though :P
really, even though he was proven equal in every facet, hence the reason Odin gave him Strombreaker. I mean Thor's Father declared them as equals. But to each his own.I still see BRB and Thor like twin brothers as far ability. As does Odin, and even Thor sees Bill as a brother after their competition together.
I don't think they are truly equal. One has to be slightly stronger. There must be a victor, and i think that's Thor :D
#24 Posted by FadeToBlackBolt (23334 posts) - - Show Bio
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula: You a BRB fan?
very much so.
That is cool. A lot of people here don't like the character or give him the respect he deserves. I still think Thor would wreck him in a fight though :P
really, even though he was proven equal in every facet, hence the reason Odin gave him Strombreaker. I mean Thor's Father declared them as equals. But to each his own.I still see BRB and Thor like twin brothers as far ability. As does Odin, and even Thor sees Bill as a brother after their competition together.
I don't think they are truly equal. One has to be slightly stronger. There must be a victor, and i think that's Thor :D
I want to believe it's Thor, not just because I'm not a Bill-fan, but because I always think the key character should be stronger than their (for lack of a better term) understudies.

Nevertheless, from everything I've seen; the two are completely equal. It was the whole reason for Bill's introduction; Mjolnir clung to him as it would Thor.
#25 Posted by Caligula (12417 posts) - - Show Bio
@FadeToBlackBolt said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula: You a BRB fan?
very much so.
That is cool. A lot of people here don't like the character or give him the respect he deserves. I still think Thor would wreck him in a fight though :P
really, even though he was proven equal in every facet, hence the reason Odin gave him Strombreaker. I mean Thor's Father declared them as equals. But to each his own.I still see BRB and Thor like twin brothers as far ability. As does Odin, and even Thor sees Bill as a brother after their competition together.
I don't think they are truly equal. One has to be slightly stronger. There must be a victor, and i think that's Thor :D
I want to believe it's Thor, not just because I'm not a Bill-fan, but because I always think the key character should be stronger than their (for lack of a better term) understudies. Nevertheless, from everything I've seen; the two are completely equal. It was the whole reason for Bill's introduction; Mjolnir clung to him as it would Thor.
exactly, I think they mirror each other.
#26 Posted by FadeToBlackBolt (23334 posts) - - Show Bio
@Caligula: Yup, he's Thor in horse-faced form and an intergalactic warrior rather than a god. (Obvious personality differences as well, I'm not trying to marginalise either character).
#27 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio
@Caligula said:

@FadeToBlackBolt said:

@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula: You a BRB fan?
very much so.
That is cool. A lot of people here don't like the character or give him the respect he deserves. I still think Thor would wreck him in a fight though :P
really, even though he was proven equal in every facet, hence the reason Odin gave him Strombreaker. I mean Thor's Father declared them as equals. But to each his own.I still see BRB and Thor like twin brothers as far ability. As does Odin, and even Thor sees Bill as a brother after their competition together.
I don't think they are truly equal. One has to be slightly stronger. There must be a victor, and i think that's Thor :D
I want to believe it's Thor, not just because I'm not a Bill-fan, but because I always think the key character should be stronger than their (for lack of a better term) understudies. Nevertheless, from everything I've seen; the two are completely equal. It was the whole reason for Bill's introduction; Mjolnir clung to him as it would Thor.
exactly, I think they mirror each other.
 I know they are meant to be portrayed as equals, but i find that hard to believe. They cant have exactly the same speed, strength, durability, fighting skill and experience. One has to be greater than the other, even if it's slightly. I have also seen Thor face opponents BRb couldn't. This shouldn't be possible if they were exactly equal. 
#28 Posted by Caligula (12417 posts) - - Show Bio
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:

@FadeToBlackBolt said:

@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula: You a BRB fan?
very much so.
That is cool. A lot of people here don't like the character or give him the respect he deserves. I still think Thor would wreck him in a fight though :P
really, even though he was proven equal in every facet, hence the reason Odin gave him Strombreaker. I mean Thor's Father declared them as equals. But to each his own.I still see BRB and Thor like twin brothers as far ability. As does Odin, and even Thor sees Bill as a brother after their competition together.
I don't think they are truly equal. One has to be slightly stronger. There must be a victor, and i think that's Thor :D
I want to believe it's Thor, not just because I'm not a Bill-fan, but because I always think the key character should be stronger than their (for lack of a better term) understudies. Nevertheless, from everything I've seen; the two are completely equal. It was the whole reason for Bill's introduction; Mjolnir clung to him as it would Thor.
exactly, I think they mirror each other.
 I know they are meant to be portrayed as equals, but i find that hard to believe. They cant have exactly the same speed, strength, durability, fighting skill and experience. One has to be greater than the other, even if it's slightly. I have also seen Thor face opponents BRb couldn't. This shouldn't be possible if they were exactly equal. 
how do you know Bill couldn't?
#29 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio
@Caligula said:

@TheGoldenOne said:

@Caligula said:

@FadeToBlackBolt said:

@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula: You a BRB fan?
very much so.
That is cool. A lot of people here don't like the character or give him the respect he deserves. I still think Thor would wreck him in a fight though :P
really, even though he was proven equal in every facet, hence the reason Odin gave him Strombreaker. I mean Thor's Father declared them as equals. But to each his own.I still see BRB and Thor like twin brothers as far ability. As does Odin, and even Thor sees Bill as a brother after their competition together.
I don't think they are truly equal. One has to be slightly stronger. There must be a victor, and i think that's Thor :D
I want to believe it's Thor, not just because I'm not a Bill-fan, but because I always think the key character should be stronger than their (for lack of a better term) understudies. Nevertheless, from everything I've seen; the two are completely equal. It was the whole reason for Bill's introduction; Mjolnir clung to him as it would Thor.
exactly, I think they mirror each other.
 I know they are meant to be portrayed as equals, but i find that hard to believe. They cant have exactly the same speed, strength, durability, fighting skill and experience. One has to be greater than the other, even if it's slightly. I have also seen Thor face opponents BRb couldn't. This shouldn't be possible if they were exactly equal. 
how do you know Bill couldn't?
 Because Bill got fought the same opponent and was beaten badly. I'm referring to the Godkiller skrull during the Secret Invasion. Bill had Mjolnir when he fought the skrull. He also had support from the Warriors Three, but he still lost badly. Thor came in and fought the skrull better than Bill was able to. 
#30 Posted by Caligula (12417 posts) - - Show Bio
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:

@TheGoldenOne said:

@Caligula said:

@FadeToBlackBolt said:

@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula: You a BRB fan?
very much so.
That is cool. A lot of people here don't like the character or give him the respect he deserves. I still think Thor would wreck him in a fight though :P
really, even though he was proven equal in every facet, hence the reason Odin gave him Strombreaker. I mean Thor's Father declared them as equals. But to each his own.I still see BRB and Thor like twin brothers as far ability. As does Odin, and even Thor sees Bill as a brother after their competition together.
I don't think they are truly equal. One has to be slightly stronger. There must be a victor, and i think that's Thor :D
I want to believe it's Thor, not just because I'm not a Bill-fan, but because I always think the key character should be stronger than their (for lack of a better term) understudies. Nevertheless, from everything I've seen; the two are completely equal. It was the whole reason for Bill's introduction; Mjolnir clung to him as it would Thor.
exactly, I think they mirror each other.
 I know they are meant to be portrayed as equals, but i find that hard to believe. They cant have exactly the same speed, strength, durability, fighting skill and experience. One has to be greater than the other, even if it's slightly. I have also seen Thor face opponents BRb couldn't. This shouldn't be possible if they were exactly equal. 
how do you know Bill couldn't?
 Because Bill got fought the same opponent and was beaten badly. I'm referring to the Godkiller skrull during the Secret Invasion. Bill had Mjolnir when he fought the skrull. He also had support from the Warriors Three, but he still lost badly. Thor came in and fought the skrull better than Bill was able to. 
but like all things in comics, it's up to the writer. (plus Secret Invasion sucked). I kinda blocked all of from my memory.
#31 Posted by FadeToBlackBolt (23334 posts) - - Show Bio
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:

@TheGoldenOne said:

@Caligula said:

@FadeToBlackBolt said:

@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula: You a BRB fan?
very much so.
That is cool. A lot of people here don't like the character or give him the respect he deserves. I still think Thor would wreck him in a fight though :P
really, even though he was proven equal in every facet, hence the reason Odin gave him Strombreaker. I mean Thor's Father declared them as equals. But to each his own.I still see BRB and Thor like twin brothers as far ability. As does Odin, and even Thor sees Bill as a brother after their competition together.
I don't think they are truly equal. One has to be slightly stronger. There must be a victor, and i think that's Thor :D
I want to believe it's Thor, not just because I'm not a Bill-fan, but because I always think the key character should be stronger than their (for lack of a better term) understudies. Nevertheless, from everything I've seen; the two are completely equal. It was the whole reason for Bill's introduction; Mjolnir clung to him as it would Thor.
exactly, I think they mirror each other.
 I know they are meant to be portrayed as equals, but i find that hard to believe. They cant have exactly the same speed, strength, durability, fighting skill and experience. One has to be greater than the other, even if it's slightly. I have also seen Thor face opponents BRb couldn't. This shouldn't be possible if they were exactly equal. 
how do you know Bill couldn't?
 Because Bill got fought the same opponent and was beaten badly. I'm referring to the Godkiller skrull during the Secret Invasion. Bill had Mjolnir when he fought the skrull. He also had support from the Warriors Three, but he still lost badly. Thor came in and fought the skrull better than Bill was able to. 
but like all things in comics, it's up to the writer. (plus Secret Invasion sucked). I kinda blocked all of from my memory.
Bendis wrote it, PIS is a given =P
#32 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio
@Caligula said:

@TheGoldenOne said:

@Caligula said:

@TheGoldenOne said:

@Caligula said:

@FadeToBlackBolt said:

@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne said:
@Caligula: You a BRB fan?
very much so.
That is cool. A lot of people here don't like the character or give him the respect he deserves. I still think Thor would wreck him in a fight though :P
really, even though he was proven equal in every facet, hence the reason Odin gave him Strombreaker. I mean Thor's Father declared them as equals. But to each his own.I still see BRB and Thor like twin brothers as far ability. As does Odin, and even Thor sees Bill as a brother after their competition together.
I don't think they are truly equal. One has to be slightly stronger. There must be a victor, and i think that's Thor :D
I want to believe it's Thor, not just because I'm not a Bill-fan, but because I always think the key character should be stronger than their (for lack of a better term) understudies. Nevertheless, from everything I've seen; the two are completely equal. It was the whole reason for Bill's introduction; Mjolnir clung to him as it would Thor.
exactly, I think they mirror each other.
 I know they are meant to be portrayed as equals, but i find that hard to believe. They cant have exactly the same speed, strength, durability, fighting skill and experience. One has to be greater than the other, even if it's slightly. I have also seen Thor face opponents BRb couldn't. This shouldn't be possible if they were exactly equal. 
how do you know Bill couldn't?
 Because Bill got fought the same opponent and was beaten badly. I'm referring to the Godkiller skrull during the Secret Invasion. Bill had Mjolnir when he fought the skrull. He also had support from the Warriors Three, but he still lost badly. Thor came in and fought the skrull better than Bill was able to. 
but like all things in comics, it's up to the writer. (plus Secret Invasion sucked). I kinda blocked all of from my memory.
 That is very true. Secret invasion sucked, and the issue I'm talking about was written by Matt Fraction >_>
#33 Posted by Caligula (12417 posts) - - Show Bio
@FadeToBlackBolt: true, he does seem to not take into account a character's abilities when writing his stories.
#34 Posted by Caligula (12417 posts) - - Show Bio
@TheGoldenOne: ah well Fraction is even more ignorant of characters pasts than Bendis.
#35 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio
@Caligula said:
@TheGoldenOne: ah well Fraction is even more ignorant of characters pasts than Bendis.
QFT!
#36 Posted by venomoushatred1001 (12334 posts) - - Show Bio

JMS FTW!!!!   
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#39 Posted by Experio (13590 posts) - - Show Bio

Walt Simonson

Jason Aaron

Michael Avon Oeming

#40 Posted by HaveAtThee (492 posts) - - Show Bio

Walt Simonson, Roy Thomas, Stan Lee, Dan Jurgens, Tom DeFalco and Jason Aaron.

#41 Posted by UncannyLantern (14 posts) - - Show Bio

Jason Aaron has just been spectacular for me, so nice having seeing the different versions of Thor throughout the timeline.

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