After Odin-powered Thor got beat down by his own hammer by the Red Hulk, I was pretty mad. As one reviewer said "J. Michael Straczynski has spent a lot of time carefully reestablishing Thor as a complex, powerful figure. This new comic book throws all of Straczynski’ subtlety out the window and then kicks sand in his face for good measure." Then Thor got SOME measure of revenge by almost beating Rulk, until the Green Hulk stepped in and actually did beat him.
Then we get the HORRIBLE "Hulk Vs" DVD where Hulk humiliates Thor in Asgard twice. And then the new Avengers cartoon where Hulk is constantly showing up Thor.
Then in Siege we see Thor taken down by the U-foes. Uh...what? Bascially, the guy who, under Stan Lee was Marvel's most powerful character is taken down by a group of b-list villains, including Norman Osbourne, as they stood over him and made fun of him. ("Woof"). Even they seemed surprised by how easy it was to beat him. Okay, Thor gets rescued and then fights back, and eventually gets to kill the Sentry/Void, of course they couldn't even let this happen in a straight fight, the Void had to ask Thor to kill him!
And now we have the final straw, Thor is beaten down once again by his own hammer by the Hulk in the horribly written and horribly drawn "Let the Battle Begin". My question is, what does Marvel have against Thor? Thor is really the reason I got into Marvel comics in the first place, and now its just one humiliation after another. He hasn't really beaten anyone lately, or done anything impressive at all. When he does beat down someone, there is some kind of built in excuse. I think I'm done with Marvel for a while, until they decide to start treating the character with a little dignity. Its time to start reading DC.