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The New Mutants in Asgard was one of the best stories the classic series ever had.

So it's hardly surprising that Marvel want to revisit the concept....


The story runs throughout May, and starts with the one-shot Exiled #1, continues into Journey Into Mystery #637, New Mutants #42, Journey Into Mystery #638 and New Mutants #43.

"It really works very, very easy," New Mutants co-writer Andy Lanning says, speaking of the history New Mutants characters have with Asgardians.

Journey Into Mystery writer Kieron Gillen says that the story is an "inversion" of past stories where New Mutants characters live among Asgardians.

This was stuff Kieron has been playing with for a while now," Lanning says.
"There's a long history with the New Mutants in Asgard, and we just really wanted to mess with that, to bring [Asgardians] to Earth rather than have characters travel to Asgard."

Check out the combined covers!



Thor, Hela, the Warriors Three, Sif, the New Mutants, the Disir (at a guess) other Asgardians... Oh THIS should be FUN!

Thor - Look! I have a hammer!

Dani - Look! I have a sword!

Doug - Look! I have a..... baseball bat?

I hope the HellPuppy plays his part, because we can see him there on the cover!

And it's finally hit me what Warlocks appearance there reminds me of...

From one of my all time favourite pieces of musical performance....



Check out the big guy at the start!

Date: 2012-02-13 09:00 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
"we just really wanted to mess with that, to bring [Asgardians] to Earth rather than have characters travel to Asgard."

Haven't they been doing this since the JMS run, though?

Date: 2012-02-13 09:21 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
I guess...but isn't Asgard completely closed off after Fear Itself? It just feels like they're trying to market it as a "bold new direction" when they've actually already been doing this for several months at least.

Date: 2012-02-13 09:07 pm (UTC)
brooms: the chance of life afresh annihilating me (north wind)
From: [personal profile] brooms
the combined images make for a neat FIND ALL THE LIL' LOKIS game.

Date: 2012-02-13 09:20 pm (UTC)
shadowpsykie: Information (Default)
From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie
Dani has a sword.... just thought you should know ;D

Date: 2012-02-13 09:24 pm (UTC)
shadowpsykie: Information (Default)
From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie
teehhee not a problem it probably got lost in the lightning strike :D but it is definately more "Hilty" than hammery

Date: 2012-02-13 09:43 pm (UTC)
protogarrett: (Default)
From: [personal profile] protogarrett
On the far right: Human Warlock?

Date: 2012-02-13 09:44 pm (UTC)
salinea: kid!Loki, smiling adorably (*g*)
From: [personal profile] salinea
I really love Sif's head... gear.

Date: 2012-02-13 09:55 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] long_silence
When the New Mutants moved back to San Francisco, did Dani bring Brightwind with her?

Date: 2012-02-13 10:25 pm (UTC)
sherkahn: (Default)
From: [personal profile] sherkahn
Looks like the Disir and Bor (Odin's father) and the Valkyries will play a part in all this.

Date: 2012-02-14 05:22 pm (UTC)
bruinsfan: (Default)
From: [personal profile] bruinsfan
I am so frickin' tired of the Disir.

Date: 2012-02-13 11:25 pm (UTC)
thanekos: Kouhei " Principal Garren " Hayami, the Libra Zodiarts, is bugged. (Default)
From: [personal profile] thanekos
Well, this's one for Mephisto to DVR.

Date: 2012-02-13 11:46 pm (UTC)
suzene: (Default)
From: [personal profile] suzene
I hope someone kept Doug's collar in good shape...

Date: 2012-02-14 12:15 am (UTC)
suzene: (Default)
From: [personal profile] suzene
Bless his heart.

Date: 2012-02-13 11:51 pm (UTC)
mullon: (Azula)
From: [personal profile] mullon
Don't hit that lady in the butt, teenager Thor!

Date: 2012-02-14 09:35 am (UTC)
xammax: (mop)
From: [personal profile] xammax
I love how Loki is all over this, I spotted him 3 times.

Date: 2012-02-14 04:12 pm (UTC)
dorksidefiker: (Default)
From: [personal profile] dorksidefiker
Can it be? A crossover that I'm actually interested in?

Did the Apocalypse start?

Date: 2012-02-14 04:42 pm (UTC)
mola_ram: let's put a smile on that face (Default)
From: [personal profile] mola_ram
NOT. ENOUGH. THROG. ;o)

Date: 2012-02-14 09:36 pm (UTC)
mercia: Stephen Colbert has Slack (Default)
From: [personal profile] mercia
Is... is that Doug, looking all fierce with a baseball bat?

Look, I'm totally straight, but... uh... I'll be in my bunk.

Date: 2012-02-15 04:01 am (UTC)
mercia: Stephen Colbert has Slack (Default)
From: [personal profile] mercia
That's awesome.

Also, there's no burgeoning here. I'm full-blown. <3

(Which is why I always squee a little inside whenever I see you post something New Mutants related. I know there's gonna be some Doug. Some awesome Doug. Mmm, yes.)

Date: 2012-02-15 01:01 pm (UTC)
blackruzsa: (Default)
From: [personal profile] blackruzsa
That looks FREAKING AMAZING. Seriously.

Date: 2012-04-29 05:56 pm (UTC)
featheredserpent: (Default)
From: [personal profile] featheredserpent
My Favorite Mutants + HelPuppy + (3xKidLoki) + Volstagg, Texas Ranger + BatDoug Defender of Camelot = SOLD!

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