Tuesday, June 22, 2004

Bucking the trend: Marvel's habit of relabeling ongoing series as limited series is turned on its head with the announcement that Thor: Son of Asgard will become a continuing monthly. Originally solicited as a six-issue limited series, Son of Asgard chronicles the adventures of a young Thor, Balder and Sif. Here's Joe Quesada:

"This is a testament to Marvel's commitment to taking chances on new talent. Here was a series featuring a classic Marvel hero in a new light, done by a cast of relatively unknown creators. We believed in the book, supported it, and are now enjoying a nice bit of success."