Although Thor and his hammer, Mjolnir, are synonymous to mainstream moviegoers, it may surprise some to learn that he and his favorite piece of hardware have actually been separated for several years in the comics. But when The Unworthy Thor #5 hits stands next month, a significant stride will be taken toward arriving back at the status quo.
Long story short, Nick Fury whispered something into the Son of Odin’s ear a while back, causing him to be unworthy of wielding his great hammer. While nobody outside of the Marvel bullpen knows what those words were, all we can confirm is that they weren’t sweet nothings.
In the time since, Jane Foster has taken up the mantle of Thor, and the man who was born with that name has embarked on journeys of his own, albeit with a bit more of a rugged appearance than we’re all used to seeing. Not long ago, it was revealed when the House of Ideas would lift the lid on one of their best kept secrets and, thanks to some official details straight from the source, we can confirm that we’ll get some answers in a few short weeks.
For more details concerning The Unworthy Thor #5, as well as its release date, check out the synopsis provided below:
This is it! A mystery years in the telling will finally be unfurled! Once upon a time, the God of Thunder was rendered unworthy. Not by a great and terrible foe, but by a mere whisper. At long last, the contents of that whisper will be revealed! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your look inside THE UNWORTHY THOR #5 – the senses-shattering final issue! Superstar creators Jason Aaron and Olivier Coipel bring the thunder and give fans the answers they’ve been waiting for – just HOW did the Odinson become unworthy of his magic hammer Mjolnir? Is redemption on the horizon for the fallen son of Asgard? No matter what happens next, life will never be the same for the Odinson. No fan should miss out on the blockbuster conclusion – THE UNWORTHY THOR #5 – on-sale in comic shops everywhere on March 22nd!