Battles Of The Week: Silver Surfer vs Thor (Hero vs Hero)

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BATTLES OF THE WEEK

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Writers and Artists

Matt Fraction and Olivier Coipel.


SYNOPSIS FOR “THE STRANGER”

The fate of the world hangs in the hands of the Asgardians. Indeed, Galactus hungers and he is coming for Asgard. In short, Silver Surfer has come to deliver a message to Asgard. However, the hot-headed Thor wants to do battle!

IN COSMIC HIERARCHY

ASGARD BEWARE! GALACTUS IS COMING!
In 'The Mighty Thor' (2011) #2, Silver Surfer announces the arrival of Galactus.
In ‘The Mighty Thor’ (2011) #2, Silver Surfer announces the arrival of Galactus. AP Photo/Marvel Comics

Enter the two contestants at the city of Asgard. On the left side is Silver Surfer, the Sentinel of the Spaceways and on the right side is Thor, the God of Thunder.

Let’s look at the stats.

SILVER SURFER – EARTH-616
Super Strength: Stellar 58%
Super Speed: Infinite 100%
Durability: Universal 83%
Energy Projection: Universal 83%
Fighting Skills: Warrior 75%
Intelligence: Genius 42%
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Cosmic Surfboard.
THOR – EARTH-616
Super Strength: Universal 83%
Super Speed: Universal 83%
Durability: Solar System 67%
Energy Projection: Universal 83%
Fighting Skills: Warrior 75%
Intelligence: Leader 33%
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Mjolnir.
WEAKNESSES
  • Warrior’s Madness.
  • As All-Father, Odinsleep.

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THE FIGHT

Silver Surfer has come to the city of Asgard to announce Galactus’ arrival. To this end, Galactus seeks the Worldheart. In anger, Thor attacks Silver Surfer.

The battle to decide who is the most powerful!

DAMAGE SCALE



The fight starts out with Thor throwing a lightning charged hammer attack behind Silver Surfer’s back.

THOR ENERGY MANIPULATION ATTACK: 6 DAMAGE PTS.


On the following page, Thor and Surfer trade blasts. Then, running, Thor headbutts Silver Surfer away. After, Thor is bleeding on his forehead and Surfer’s forehead is dented.

THOR BLUNT FORCE ATTACK : 1 DAMAGE PT = 1 DAMAGE PT.
SILVER SURFER INTERNAL BLEEDING ATTACK: 4 DAMAGE PTS.




On the final page, Silver Surfer attacks Thor from behind with his surfboard.

SILVER SURFER CONCUSSION: 3 DAMAGE PTS.

At the end, the battle ends in a draw.

TOTAL


SURFER’S NEGATIVE DAMAGE:

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-7 DAMAGE PTS.

Gravitational Pull Of Sun On Earth = 3.52*10^22 N. Distance From Earth To Sun = 149.6*10^9 m. Kinetic Energy Of Universe Expansion = (0.5 * 1.5×10^53 kg)(73300^2 m/s) = 4.0296675*10^62 J. -(7 DAMAGE PTS * 4.0296675*10^62 J * 1 Ton of TNT)/(4.2*10^9 J) = -6.7161125*10^53 PTS * Ton of TNT.

DURABILITY: GALAXY

Durability: Galaxy 75%
THOR’S NEGATIVE DAMAGE:

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-7 DAMAGE PTS.

Gravitational Pull Of Sun On Earth = 3.52*10^22 N. Distance From Earth To Sun = 149.6*10^9 m. Kinetic Energy Of Universe Expansion = (0.5 * 1.5×10^53 kg)(73300^2 m/s) = 4.0296675*10^62 J. -(7 DAMAGE PTS * 4.0296675*10^62 J * 1 Ton of TNT)/(4.2*10^9 J) = -6.7161125*10^53 PTS * Ton of TNT.

DURABILITY: STELLAR

Durability: Stellar 58%

OUTCOME: DRAW

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SILVER SURFER IN COMICS

Originally, ‘Fantastic Four’ (1966) #48, titled “The Coming Of Galactus”, marks the first appearance of Silver Surfer in Marvel continuity. During the “Galactus Trilogy,” Silver Surfer comes to Earth to announce the coming of Galactus, the Devourer of Worlds.

In 'Fantastic Four' (1966) #48, Silver Surfer comes to Earth to announce the coming of Galactus.
In ‘Fantastic Four’ (1966) #48, Silver Surfer comes to Earth to announce the coming of Galactus. AP Photo/Marvel Comics

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Mighty Thor Vol 2 2 in Marvel Database.
Mighty Thor Vol 2 3 in Marvel Database.
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REVIEWS

In 'Thor'(2004) #85, Rune King Thor teleports with the OdinForce to Yggdrasil.
In ‘Thor’ (2004) #85, Rune King Thor teleports with the OdinForce to Yggdrasil. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

IN Reading Guides, Lists, Reviews

00s THOR STORYLINES RANKED BEST TO BAD

STAR RATINGS:

Best: 5 to 4.5 stars.

Good: 4 to 3 stars.

Bad: 2.5 to 2 stars.

Worst: 1.5 to 0 stars.

BEST: “Thor Disassembled: Ragnarok.” (2004).

Collects ‘Thor’ #80-85.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Thor Disassembled: Ragnarok” is Michael Avon Oerming and Daniel Berman’s run on ‘Thor’ in 2004 on the eve of “Avengers: Disassembled”. As the Avengers team is torn apart by the threat of an out-of-control Scarlet Witch, Thor and Asgard are destroyed by Ragnarok, where Loki has raised an army and destroyed Mjolnir, Thor’s hammer, in order to destroy and to rule Asgard.

You will notice that the lettering is very traditional and the storyline plays like a classic Norse/mythological story in the first three issues. The last three issues bring together the best elements of Thor lore and leverage Thor’s superheroism on Earth in order to solve the crisis. Perhaps one of the most significant events in the “Avengers: Disassembled” crossover event as it shakes up the Thor and Asgard status-quo that results in a significant power-up for the God of Thunder.

There are lots of dialogue, descriptions and splash action pages. There is a sense of seriousness and of the belief that the warriors are seeking glory. The first three issues are mostly exposition and descriptions of Loki’s conquests, the destruction he caused and the casualties on Thor’s army and allies. The bulk of the action occurs in the last three issues. Thor manages to solve the crisis at great personal cost and ascends to a higher level of magical power. In some sense, Thor repeats All-Father Odin’s actions and also manages to fulfill his destiny. What works best is that here, Thor, represents the best of both God and man and ends up saving Asgard.

This storyline is definitely very reverent of Norse religion though at the same time, it plays up Thor’s godhood and comments heavily on the somber path of destruction created by Loki across Asgard. This is definitely a must-read for Thor fans.

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BEST: ‘Thor: Son Of Asgard’. (2004).

Collects ‘Thor: Son of Asgard’ #1-12.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

C.B. Cebulski and Greg Tocchini’s 2004 on Thor, was a prequel series titled ‘Thor: Son of Asgard’. The series was a new origin story about Thor’s early years to Thor becoming worthy. The series originally set as a six-issue series before popular demand turned it into a 12-issue series. The series looks at the changes to Balder’s origin and how he received his enchanted sword in the six-issue “Warriors Teen” storyline, Lady Sif’s warrior training in the three-issue “Enchanted” storyline, and Thor finally lifting Mjolnir in the three-issue “Worthy” storyline.

‘Thor: Son Of Asgard’ succeeds as a work of comic book mythology. Asgard appears as a place of fantastic magic where locales change as suddenly as extreme climate conditions. The series set the foundation for the renewed interest in Thor and helped define why the character is not so much a god, as he is a hero. It is Thor’s heroism that shines and in some ways, he supplants Odin’s omniscience in order to finally become worthy.

One of the typical Marvel books where heroes are presented with hubris: Thor’s warrior and son pride gets him into trouble as he constantly tries to prove himself to Odin, Lady Sif proves to be jealous which causes an initial rift with Thor – something that is resolved at the end of the “Enchanted” storyline -, Odin’s reliance on his omniscience blinds him on matters of the heart. It would seem Balder does not suffer from these defects and appears to balance rationality, warrior spirit, strategy and love.

This is certainly a worthy addition to your Thor collection, with a blend of adventure, action, magic, suspense, romance and the threat of war.

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GOOD: Thor JOE Straczynksi and Olivier Coipel Years (2007 to 2009).

Collects ‘Thor’ #1-12.

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Joe Straczynski’s 2007 run on ‘Thor’ attempted to re-define the character. A costume re-design, a completely new setting in Oklahoma with a move to restoring Asgard and its people dead after Ragnarok and a prelude to the Marvel Civil War. Straczynski presents to us a Thor that does not smile, that is powered by the faith of humans and who seeks to find his path on Earth. It is not Thor the God of Thunder that is emphasized, but Thor the superhero.

In a battle against Iron Man, Thor no longer holds back. His power unleashes the fury of the elements on Iron Man who, defeated, opts to grant Thor and Asgard diplomatic immunity in Oklahoma. The pacing of the stories is quite slow and much of the plot points are involved with politics, Balder’s new status, and Asgard’s awkward relationship with Earth. Though the pacing is slow, it does work when concerned with Loki’s dark and evil plan to oust Thor out of Asgard in issues #7-12.

Though the art is gorgeous and the writing tight, the storyline begs the question whether we needed the new Thor rebirth. Thor works best as space opera, as the cream of Marvel’s crop that does not shy against showing unrelenting power. Though this version of Thor exemplifies these aspects, it lacks in heart and humanity, as many of the characters are not explored, and the plot points do not move forward at a satisfying pace. It appears, here, that Thor has not fully grown into his role as King of Asgard and his inexperience is clouding his judgment.

Straczynski’s run did succeed in re-defining ‘Thor’ though the run did not succeed in producing any lasting effects in contribution to Thor’s storyline. There may be too much of a parallel with DC’s Superman.

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GOOD: ‘THOR: AGES OF THUNDER’ (2008).

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Thor: Ages of Thunder’ is part of a delving into Thor’s past during Straczynski’s run as the God of Thunder attempts to locate the missing Asgardians.

Thor’s history with the Frost Giants is well-documented in Norse mythology. In the trade paperback, thanks to Thor’s power and heroism, Asgard has just won Ragnarok against the Frost Giants. While the Asgardians celebrate in revelry, Thor retreats to his quarters with the golden apples, the source of the Asgardians’ immortality. Here, Thor is presented as distant, cold and a womanizer.

What makes this comic work is the back-story presented on Enchantress. The story explains some of the mishaps that befall Enchantress and Thor’s heroism. Odin is depicted as powerless and ineffectual, different from his classic omniscient and omnipotent showings. At the same time, there is a growing rift between Odin and Thor that bodes evil. Finally, the lack of powerful and strong female heroines show a lack of depth. Enchantress is given very little dialogue and is depicted as the perfect woman though a damsel in distress.

Though the art is gorgeous and the pacing good, the storyline lacks depth though it makes important additions to Thor’s mythos such as a backstory on Enchantress and her important role in the Asgardian pantheon. The comic plays mostly as filler and does not add any significant development to Straczynski’s run in 2007.

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CHECK OUT THE STORY: IN “ENTER THE PHOENIX,” THE THUNDER GOD ATTEMPTS TO END GLADIATORIAL COMBAT BUT BECOMES THE SON OF A MONSTER WITH A DEVASTATING ORIGIN STORY.

BAD: ‘Thor: Blood Oath’. (2005).

Collects ‘Thor: Blood Oath’ #1-6.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5.

‘Thor: Blood Oath’ reads like a friendly adventure through the nine worlds. When the Warriors Three accidentally kill a Giant that had changed into a sea creature, Thor has a premonition and flies to Thingvellir to witness their judgment. Solidary with his brothers, Thor is sentenced by the Giants to retrieve some magical items over the Nine Worlds.

The series is full of jest, camaraderie, fun and action. Hercules makes a surprise appearance in issues #3 and #4 battling Thor in humiliation. The series continues from the Donald Blake story arcs and includes Thor as Donald Blake building his relationship with Jane Foster. In a sense, it is Thor’s connection to humanity that is shown.

Though ‘Thor: Blood Oath’ does not add anything new to Thor’s story or mythology, it is a nice addition to Thor comics.

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VISIT THOR READING ORDERS:

Comic Book Herald: Thor Reading Order

Comic Book Librarian: Thor Reading  List


SOURCES

Avengers: Disassembled – The Complete Guide to the Event That SHATTERED Marvel’s Heroes in CBR.com.
Thor: How Son of Asgard Rewrote the Asgardian’s Early Years in CBR.com.
The Reread Reviews — J. Michael Straczynski’s Thor in CBR.com.
Thor: Ages of Thunder in CBR.com.
Thor Reading Order in Comic Book Herald.
Thor Reading  List in Comic Book Librarian.

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In ‘Silver Surfer’ (1969) #4, Silver Surfer’s cosmic blast keeps Mjolnir away from Thor. Photo/Marvel Comics.

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Marvel Day: In “Blood And Thunder”, Thor Succumbs To The Warrior Madness And Goes On A Rampage To Destroy The Nine Realms

MARVEL DAY

THOR HAS SUCCUMBED TO THE WARRIOR MADNESS! UNIVERSE BEWARE!
In ‘Thor’ (1993) #468, Thor has succumbed to the Warrior Madness. Photo/Marvel Comics

IN CRISES

WHAT IS THE WARRIOR MADNESS?

In ‘Thor’ (1969) #167, Thor must face judgment by All-Father Odin for falling to the Warrior Madness in battle. By the law of Odin, the Warrior Madness is called the Sin Unpardonable and is punishable by sacrifice. Though Lady Sif intercedes and cries it was out of love that Thor succumbed to the Warrior Madness, Odin does not grant Thor mercy.

Thor must search the universe for Galactus even if it takes an eternity. In ‘Thor’ (1996) #502, while waiting for the end of the Onslaught saga, Thor explains to Red Novell the chants he was intoning at night: Thor was trying to enter the Warrior Madness, though he did not succeed, which would increase his super strength ten-fold. However, the Warrior Madness is Berseker Rage and threatens Thor’s sanity.

In ‘Thor’ (1969) #167, Thor must face judgment by Odin for falling to the Warrior Madness in battle. AP Photo/Marvel Comics

THOR’S WARRIOR MADNESS WAS LOVE FOR THE MIND VALKYRIE

In ‘Thor’ (1993) #468, Odin has asked Thor to depart for the Heavens in order to seek peace after his recent trials. Odin is concerned about Thor’s well-being and wishes he were on Asgard. Elsewhere, Thor has gone mad and is talking to the Mind Valkyrie. She tells him that Thor has been misused and that he ought to seek revenge not only on Asgard, but also on the Nine Realms. Thor agrees and he talks frantically, he is observed from afar by Beta Ray Bill and Lady Sif, his betrothed. Beta Ray Bill counsels Lady Sif to stay away from Thor but she decides to intervene.

Lady Sif meets with Thor and Thor informs her he has found a new consort. As he points to the Mind Valkyrie, Lady Sif realizes there is no one there and Thor is talking to himself. Sensing foul, Thor hits Lady Sif. A battle follows between Thor and Beta Ray Bill. Seeing that he cannot protect her, Beta Ray Bill gives Lady Sif the Norn Stones and urges to flee to seek allies or even inform Odin. Lady Sif promises to return then she departs. Thor lands one more hammer strike on a befallen Beta Ray that shatters the asteroid. As the Thunder God is about to deliver a final blow, Silver Surfer arrives.

 

In ‘Thor’ (1993) #468, Thor has succumbed to the Warrior Madness. AP Photo/Marvel Comics

SILVER SURFER VS THOR

Visiting the area, Silver Surfer sees Thor as he is about to deal the final blow on Beta Ray Bill. A vicious battle ensues with a no hold-back Silver Surfer.

Seeing that Beta Ray Bill is gravely injured, Silver Surfer transports him to safety on his cosmic board. Finally, Thor emerges victorious. Silver Surfer is on the ground and as Thor is about to land the final blow, Adam Warlock and Pip the Troll arrive.

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THOR WITH THE POWER GEM AND THE MIND VALKYRIE FIGHT DR. STRANGE, SILVER SURFER AND THE INFINITY WATCH

In ‘Thor’ (1994) #470, Thor possessed by the Warrior Madness is armed with the Power Gem and must fight Dr. Strange, Silver Surfer and the Infinity Watch on Asgard. The heroes arrive on Asgard and attack Thor and the Mind Valkyrie who has taken form. Thor is able to withstand the initial brunt while the Mind Valkyrie deals with the Silver Surfer’s cosmic shock. Then, with a powerful hammer strike, Thor turns the battle.

Sensing the seriousness of the situation, Dr. Strange and Adam Warlock attempt an attack. They deal the Thunder God “a karmic-mystic attack!”1 Though writhing in pain, Thor taps into the power gem and returns their attack through a feedback. Only the Silver Surfer remains standing. With a final hammer blow, Thor fells Silver Surfer. Sensing defeat, Pip the Troll teleports everyone to Thanos’ sanctuary.

In ‘Thor’ (1994) #470, Thor possessed by the Warrior Madness is armed with the Power Gem and must fight Dr. Strange, Silver Surfer and the Infinity Watch on Asgard. AP Photo/Marvel Comics

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SHOWDOWN ON ASGARD: THANOS VS ODIN

In ‘Warlock And The Infinity Watch (1994) #25’, Thanos takes on All-Father Odin on Asgard. Photo/Marvel Comics

ODIN HELPS CURE THOR OF HIS WARRIOR MADNESS

In ‘Thor’ (1994) #471, All-Father Odin helps cure Thor of his Warrior Madness. Thanos has imprisoned Thor in a cube of pure force and they have two hours before he is free. Odin sensing the threat to the Realm that Thor poses, inclines to destroy him. However, Dr. Strange intercedes and Adam Warlock tells him that Thor must be freed from his bondage. Once again, Odin plunges into Thor’s psyche.

He is transported before an imposing mountain. He climbs the mountain and finds Thor at the top, bound in chains. As Thor laments he has been there for a long time, Odin explains that the All-Father’s righteousness and his tampering with Thor’s soul in the past, have forged the chains. Odin breaks the chains. The Mind Valkyrie appears and states she is in her domain and Thor cannot be freed. Odin battles the Mind Valkyrie. Uneasy with the situation, Thor intervenes and defeats the Mind Valkyrie. Both Thor and Odin are transported back to Asgard. Thor thanks his friends and bids them farewell.

In ‘Thor’ (1994) #471, Thor defeats the Mind Valkyrie to be cured of his Warrior Madness. AP Photo/Marvel Comics.

SOURCES

Thor Vol 1 468 in Marvel Database.
Thor Odinson (Earth-616) in Marvel Database.
Thor Vol 1 167 in Marvel Database.
Thor Vol 1 502 in Marvel Database.
Thor Vol 1 470 in Marvel Database.
Thor Vol 1 471 in Marvel Database.

FOOTNOTES

  1. Thor #470.

Battles Of The Week: Captain Marvel (Shazam) vs Thor (Re-Published)

BATTLES OF THE WEEK

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SYNOPSIS FOR “ROUND TWO”

Axel Asher is receiving images of The Brothers. Characters from the DC and Marvel universes are crossing the inter-dimensional barrier and traveling between the two universes. Axel finds a man in a street with a glowing box who says he is trying to prevent something with duct tape. But it is too late. The two brothers have awakened and there must be war between each universe’s champions or else, they will do war and destroy everything. Enter Battle I…

In 'Marvel versus DC' (1996) #2, Captain Marvel (Shazam) faces Thor in a battle to decide whose universe survives.
In ‘Marvel versus DC’ (1996) #2, Captain Marvel (Shazam) faces Thor in a battle to decide whose universe survives. Photo/Marvel Comics

A contest of Champions! Captain Marvel (Shazam), the World’s Mightiest Mortal vs Thor, the God of Thunder!

Who wins, in this battle to decide whose universe survives the battle of the two Brothers?

Enter the two contestants! Let’s look at the stats!

On the left side, is Captain Marvel (Shazam), the Champion from New Earth. On the right side, is Thor, the warrior Prince from Asgard.

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CAPTAIN MARVEL (SHAZAM) – NEW EARTH
SUPER-STRENGTH: STELLAR
SUPER SPEED: STELLAR
DURABILITY: PLANETARY
ENERGY PROJECTION: CONTINENT
FIGHTING SKILLS: METAHUMAN
INTELLIGENCE: FIELD EXPERIENCE
PARAPHERNALIA
  • None.
WEAKNESSES
  • Vulnerability to electricity.
THOR – EARTH-616
SUPER-STRENGTH: PLANETARY
SUPER SPEED: STELLAR
DURABILITY: PLANETARY
ENERGY PROJECTION: SOLAR SYSTEM
FIGHTING SKILLS: WARRIOR
INTELLIGENCE: LEADER
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Mjolnir.
  • Megingjord.
  • The Odinship.
WEAKNESSES
  • Warrior’s Madness.

CHECK OUT THE ACTION: SUPERMAN VS HE-MAN.

THE FIGHT

In ‘Marvel versus DC’ (1996) #2, Captain Marvel (Shazam) and Thor duke it out in a knock-out drag-out fight to determine whose universe survives annihilation at the hands of the Brothers, a pair of powerful cosmic entities that represent the DC Universe and the Marvel Universe respectively.

The be-all end-all battle to determine who is the greatest warrior of any universe!

How does the fight go?

What a battle! Turns out the results of the battle were determined by the creative team.

OUTCOME: THOR WINS.

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CAPTAIN MARVEL IN COMICS

In ‘All-New Collectors’ Edition’ (1978) Vol 1 C-58, Superman faces Captain Marvel (Shazam) for the first time in a comic book rumble!

Neat, huh?

In 'All-New Collectors' Edition' (1978) Vol 1 C-58, Superman faces Captain Marvel (Shazam)for the first time in a comic book rumble!
In ‘All-New Collectors’ Edition’ (1978) Vol 1 C-58, Superman faces Captain Marvel (Shazam) for the first time in a comic book rumble! Photo/DC Comics

NEXT COMIC BOOK BATTLE: SPIDER-MAN VS HULK. JULY 16TH.


SOURCES

Marvel Versus DC Vol 1 2 in Marvel Database.
Billy Batson (New Earth) in DC Database.
Thor Odinson (Earth-616) in Marvel Database.
The Brothers (Megaverse) in Marvel Database.
DC Histories: DC Versus Marvel in iFanboy.
All-New Collectors’ Edition Vol 1 C-58 in DC Database.

Battles Of The Week: Thor vs Void Sentry

BATTLES OF THE WEEK

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OUR RATING SCORE:

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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Writers and Artists

Brien Michael Bendis and Olivier Coipel.

SYNOPSIS FOR SIEGE

In an attempt to extend his power, Norman Osborn calls a meeting of the Cabal. He explains he intends to conquer Asgard despite opposite by a Doctor Doom. Orchestrating events, a superhero intervention by Volstagg leads to a battle with the U-Foes that results in an explosion at a sold-out football game and the death of everyone, except Volstagg. Without presidential sanction, the Dark Avengers begin a siege of Asgard. To complicate matters, the Sentry has returned and he is unstable.

IN COSMIC HIERARCHY

By fan-vote, Thor vs Void Sentry is published in Battles Of The Week.
By fan-vote, Thor vs Void Sentry is published in Battles Of The Week. Photo/Marvel Comics

By fan-vote, Thor vs Void Sentry is published in Battles Of The Week.

On the left side is Thor, the God of Thunder. On the right side is Void Sentry, The Angel of Death.

Let’s look at the stats.

Thor – Earth-616
SUPER-STRENGTH: PLANETARY
SUPER-SPEED: STELLAR
DURABILITY: STELLAR
ENERGY PROJECTION: GALAXY
FIGHTING SKILLS: WARRIOR
INTELLIGENCE: FIELD EXPERIENCE
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Mjolnir.
  • Megingjord.
  • The Odinship.
WEAKNESSES
  • Warrior’s Madness.
Sentry – Earth-616
SUPER-STRENGTH: SOLAR SYSTEM
SUPER-SPEED: COSMIC
DURABILITY: STELLAR
ENERGY PROJECTION: UNIVERSAL
FIGHTING SKILLS: COSMIC
INTELLIGENCE: GENIUS
PARAPHERNALIA
  • None.
WEAKNESSES
  • Magic.
  • Chi.

CHECK OUT THE ACTION: CAPTAIN MARVEL VS THOR.

THE FIGHT

In ‘Siege’ (2010) #3 and ‘Siege’ (2010) #4 Thor takes on Void Sentry as Void Sentry and an assault led by Norman Osborn engage a bloody siege of Asgard.

The battle to decide who is the cosmic god!

How does the fight go?

What a battle! In the battle of the cosmic gods, Thor showed unrelenting power… to the death!

OUTCOME: THOR WINS

THE SENTRY IN COMICS

‘Sentry’ (2000) #1, titled “The Suit”, marks the first appearance of The Sentry in Marvel Comics.

'Sentry' (2000) #1, titled "The Suit", marks the first appearance of The Sentry in Marvel Comics.
‘Sentry’ (2000) #1, titled “The Suit”, marks the first appearance of The Sentry in Marvel Comics. Photo/Marvel Comics

NEXT BATTLE OF THE WEEK: SILVER SURFER VS DRAX THE DESTROYER. SEPTEMBER 16TH.


SOURCES

Siege Vol 1 3 in Marvel Database.
Siege Vol 1 4 in Marvel Database.
Void (Dark Sentry) (Earth-616) in Marvel Database.
Sentry Vol 1 1 in Marvel Database.

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Feat: Wonder Woman, ‘Avengers/JLA’ #2

WONDER WOMAN
(DIANA OF THEMYSCIRA)

NEW EARTH

In ‘Avengers/JLA’ (2003) #2 titled “A Contest of Champions”, Wonder Woman performs a fighting-skills feat. In a game between the GrandMaster and Krona, the JLA and the Avengers seek to gather artifacts to save their respective universes. On Asgard with Aquaman to retrieve the Eternity book, Wonder Woman restrains Hercules.

How much fighting skill does it take to restrain the Lion of Olympus?

In 'JLA/Avengers' (2003) #2, with DC and Marvel champions seeking to gather artifacts to save their respective universes, Wonder Woman restrains Hercules.
In ‘JLA/Avengers’ (2003) #2, Wonder Woman performs a fighting-skills feat. With DC and Marvel champions seeking to gather artifacts to save their respective universes, Wonder Woman restrains Hercules. Photo/DC Comics

WONDER WOMAN EXERTED 1.43*10^6 TONS RESTRAINING HERCULES TO THE GROUND.

WONDER WOMAN GENERATED THE EQUIVALENT OF 2.75*10^10 J OR 6.54 TONS OF TNT ENOUGH TO DESTROY A LARGE BUILDING.

FIGHTING SKILLS FEAT:

METAHUMAN

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*We assumed a MET of 1000 for these calculations. – Pat


SOURCES

Diana of Themyscira (New Earth) in DC Database.
Hercules (Earth-616) in Marvel Database.