GEEKY GUY COMICS REVIWS: LOKI #1
Comic Name: Loki #1
Written by: Daniel Kibblesmith
Cover Artist: Oscar Bazaldua
Colored by: David Curiel
Published by: Marvel Comics
Release Date: 17/07/19
EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HERO! ALL-NEW ONGOING SERIES! After dying a grisly death in THE WAR OF THE REALMS, Loki learned a valuable lesson in warmongering: Don't get caught. But now he has a whole new set of responsibilities - and his brother Thor is not about to let him walk away from them this time. Late Show and BLACK PANTHER VS. DEADPOOL writer Daniel Kibblesmith takes the god of mischief in a thrilling new direction!
GEEKY GUY COMICS VERDICT:
When WOTR finished I found myself struggle to deal with the comic world, i wasn’t sure what to do and no comics were up to scratch….Then the news broke and I was over the moon to find out that the God of Mischief Loki was going to star in his own comic as a result of the epic war on Midgaard, the balance has been restored lol.
At the end of WOTR we found out that Loki was now the king of the Frost Giants and ruler of Jotunheim so naturally he will become his bold, charismatic self once again and just sit on the throne and shout orders right?…WRONG he’s going to be hanging out in a high class casino under the hustling streets Manhattan. And so it begins the adventure of Thor’s half-brother (some might say better) in the first issue of his own comic that is sure to have all the cockiness, edginess and comedic traits he brought to WOTR and the marvel movies.
The issue starts with him gambling in Manhattan. After everything he has been through, literally having just been eaten alive by his father for him to want to be something (and maybe someone) else makes total sense. I mean who wouldn’t want to gamble the night away and drink after that! With the arrival of a worthy villain to follow Things only get more complicated when his half-brother Thor shows-up and demands to know why he is not residing over Jotunheim. Could it be because the Frost Giants are so big so for them to respect someone so small is causing great difficulty, or could it be the because he is LOKi and does what he wants?
When I found out that Loki #1 was written by Late Show writer Daniel Kibblesmith I have to say I wasn’t shocked but slightly optimistic. I know he has written comics before but how was he going to deal with Loki? Easily and I have to he has done an excellent job so well done sir! Along with the writing skills of Kibblesmith, veteran comic book artist Oscar Bazaldua (War Of The Realms Omega #1, Mr. And Mrs. X Vol. 1: Love And Marriage) is on hand to give Loki an amazing yet suitably entertaining and charming first issue that wouldn’t be out of place in a big budget movie.
Loki #1 makes a solid first impression and it’s a fun ride with the combination of Deadpool-like humor and classic Asgardian fantasy. Its a lot of fun and it’s fair to say that Loki will probably get even more wild as it progresses.
Jul 19 , 2019