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To give you an idea of what this issue is like (if you can't tell by the cover), here's a summary of the splash page: Out of the sinister, scientific laboratories of Red China is spawned a new kind of menace, designed only for one purpose... to destroy the mighty Thor, protector of democracy! That is the background, and this is the story! The titanic tale of... The Mighty Thor versus... "The Mysterious Radio-Active Man!" "By Odin! Something has deflected my hammer! I cannot injure you!" "Exactly...2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
"By blanking my blank, I will be able to blank the blank and blankety blank!"Exposition, superfluous detailing of both Thor and his villain of the month's superpowers (which again are caused by huge doses of radiation—one wonders why the CCA never saw this as something to crank down on) and more Red communist paranoia permeate the Thor universe this month as he squares up against some guy who controls radiation... or something. Talk about dull. I feel like I've read this too many times already. ...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
This issue was troubling to read even after you taking into account the standard “different times” argument. In this book we swap out the continued very troubling representations of women for very troubling representations of racial minorities. We open with Thor in India fighting off a Chinese invading force for the local Indian army. He dispatches them with relative ease, leaving behind only discomfort for the white saviour situation in the modern reader, and a burning desire for r...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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