“Uncle” George Doro and Charles “Epic Boss” McFall
SPOILER ALERT: Epic Boss McFall and Uncle George discuss the Walt Simonson. Plot points, character developments, and twists WILL BE revealed. If you haven’t read this run of comics… we’re about to spoil it totally. So, you should go do that now!
(No worries. We’ll be here when you get back.)
We’re looking at Thor issues #337 to #348 (First year of Walt’s run) and an X Men arc called “Meltdown”
- Writer: Walter Simonson
- Took over Marvel’s “Thor” after a successful run on DC’s “Manuhunter” Comic in 1983
- Thor character “Beta Ray Bill” was created for this run of Thor
- Beta Ray Bill was the first character OTHER THAN THOR worthy enough to wield Thor’s hammer, Mjolnir
- Odin awards Beta Ray Bill his OWN hammer.
- Simonson was the first writer to re-assign a classic Marvel hero’s mantle to a new character
- Charles covers a four issue Simonson run called “Meltdown” featuring X-Men’s Havok and Wolverine
“Uncle” George Doro can be found on the Helicarrier Network as a regular guest on “From the Helicarrier”