Avengers #9

Aug. 1st, 2017 12:27 pm
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"I've done a lot of tie-ins to other folks' events. To me, when they succeed or when it's easy to write tie-ins are when the folks who are writing the event give you sandboxes to play in, where you can have a little more room and you can have a little more use. Instead of kind of peripherally connecting, you give them environments and stages that you can build stories out of. So, in a behind-the-scenes sense, I looked at this event and said 'If I were a tie-in writer, what would be useful to me here?' Setting up these arenas in the Darkforce and behind the planetary defense shield, and a few others that'll come into play as we go..."- Nick Spencer





















Date: 2017-08-01 08:09 pm (UTC)
thosefew: bored death (Default)
From: [personal profile] thosefew
Cue Gladiator end credits music?

Date: 2017-08-01 08:13 pm (UTC)
coldfury: (Default)
From: [personal profile] coldfury
What happened to the hammer separation rule? I'm assuming Waid hand waved it away somehow, as the adventures of cancer patient Jane in an alien world would not have been as compelling.

Date: 2017-08-01 08:45 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] matrix_dragon
She starts this story desperate to find her hammer, and discovers that wherever she's been banished to, the effect doesn't seem to apply.

I have to say, I quite liked this story. Her mantra at trying out alien food is magnificent.

Date: 2017-08-01 09:17 pm (UTC)
coldfury: (Default)
From: [personal profile] coldfury
Ah, so she's Angel when he visits Lorne's home dimension. Got it!

Date: 2017-08-02 02:49 am (UTC)
angry_marmot: (Default)
From: [personal profile] angry_marmot
Numfar! Commence the dance of joy!

Date: 2017-08-02 04:13 am (UTC)
glprime: (Default)
From: [personal profile] glprime
Numfar, cease doing the dance of joy...

Date: 2017-08-01 11:02 pm (UTC)
bruinsfan: (Default)
From: [personal profile] bruinsfan
Thor hadn't been under the influence of that rule it in a long time, but I'm not sure what that means for another person who becomes Thor through the power of the hammer.

Actually, the last time I can recall a time limit-based reversion to human form was when Beta Ray Bill first showed up.

Date: 2017-08-02 07:26 am (UTC)
malitia: (Default)
From: [personal profile] malitia
Jane is pretty much under that rule. She got unmasked thanks to time running out both in ANAD Avengers and her own book. But it can be overwritten by circumstances like the power of a cosmic cube (like Kobik in Avengers: Standoff), or apparently whatever this place is.

Date: 2017-08-03 12:59 am (UTC)
deepspaceartist: Iron Man mark 43 (Default)
From: [personal profile] deepspaceartist
Well, I can see there being a difference between 'normal mortal using the power of Thor channeled through the hammer' and 'the actual Thor who the power originates from'. Jane has no powers without the hammer, while Thor without the hammer is still a god who is just short a weapon and some neat tricks he can do with it.

Date: 2017-08-02 02:29 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] long_silence
You know what would be funny?

If Hydra had just shrunk Thor to a Microverse on/in the Hammer, so she's still technically in contact with it.

It would also explain why Hydra Steve was able to lift Mjolnir. It's the Red Hulk loophole, you can lift the hammer if you're also lifting the wielder.

Date: 2017-08-02 07:27 am (UTC)
malitia: (Default)
From: [personal profile] malitia
I... LOVE THIS THEORY! :D

Date: 2017-08-02 12:24 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] matrix_dragon
Someone hits the hammer with Pym Particles during the final battle, Jane reappears out of nowhere.

"ROGERS! I WOULD HAVE WORDS WITH THEE!"

Date: 2017-08-02 05:33 pm (UTC)
malitia: (Default)
From: [personal profile] malitia
According to an internet friend, who reads this series, "someone" just swiped a container of Pym particles from the Black Ant in this week's issue. I'm getting my hopes up over nothing, aren't I? ^^;

Date: 2017-08-02 04:35 pm (UTC)
shakalooloo: (Default)
From: [personal profile] shakalooloo
The final panel of the first page does look an awful lot like a shrinking effect, with the hammer remaining in the foreground.

Date: 2017-08-08 01:17 am (UTC)
zylly: (Default)
From: [personal profile] zylly
I know I'm about a week late to this party... but that's brilliant.

Date: 2017-08-01 10:20 pm (UTC)
shadowpsykie: (ask the questions)
From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie
so wait... what did she do?

Date: 2017-08-01 11:46 pm (UTC)
qalchemist: (Default)
From: [personal profile] qalchemist
She blasted the farmer with it, and beamed him 'home'.

I'm guessing 'home' was his family. Maybe in the land of the dead?

Date: 2017-08-02 02:13 am (UTC)
dr_archeville: Doctor Arkeville (Default)
From: [personal profile] dr_archeville
Yeah, I'm not sure if it sent him (bodily) to their afterlife dimension, or if it just killed him and disintegrated his body, and his soul went to that afterlife dimension.

I mean, Yod, an invading tyrant, forced the people he enslaved to build it for him. Did it actually do what Yod demanded, or what his subjects would have wanted?

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