The Stronger I Am, the Sooner I Die! last edited by himsdahl on 03/01/24 03:56AM View full history

    "The Stronger I Am, The Sooner I Die!" - Meet the Absorbing Man, the most dangerous man on Earth! Unable to remove Thor's powers, Loki instead resorts to 'powering up' a vicious mortal - convict Crusher Creel - the enemy that might just defeat Thor! 

    Tales of Asgard: "The Golden Apples!" - The Goddess Iduna must deliver the Golden Apples to Odin, but the evil Fenris has other ideas in this twist on a familiar fairy tale.

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    Once again Loki attempts to defeat Thor by giving powers to a mortal. Using magic that seems more like pseudo-science (an increasing trend in Lee and Kirby's depictions of the Asgardian gods) Loki turns Crusher Creel a brutal con into the Absorbing Man, the latest (and alphabetically first) addition to the Marvel Universe.  There's a lot that seems coincidental or doesn't make sense under too much scrutiny here - just like nearly all Silver Age comics - but that doesn't really matter a lot, beca...

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