First Look: Thor #600 - Coipel Variant

First Look: Thor #600 - Coipel Variant

Thor #600

Marvel has provided Newsarama with a first look at the wraparound cover by artist Olivier Coipel. Click on the thumbnail for a larger version.

The math for this is a touch iffy, but runs like this:

Thor vol 1: #1-#502, Volume 2: #1-#85, and Volume 3: #1-#13 = 600.

Yes, this does count Journey Into Mystery (which was retitled The Mighty Thor with issue #126) #1-#82, even though Thor first appeared in issue #83; and doesn’t count Journey Into Mystery #503-#521 (the series returned to its original title after The Mighty Thor #502 when Thor left the Marvel Universe for the “Heroes Reborn” universe.)

Regardless of the math, the renumbering allows for a extra-sized issue featuring stories by both J. Michael Straczynski and Stan Lee.

The solicitation for the issue reads:

The mighty God of Thunder hits a major milestone! THOR goes back to its classic numbering for this issue 600 mega-event, and even Stan “The Man” Lee joins the party with an all-new story! J. Michael Straczynski and Olivier Coipel bring their widely acclaimed run to a major culmination! And Chris Giarrusso lays down an epic Mini Marvels Thor adventure! PLUS jaw- dropping wraparound covers by Olivier Coipel and Marko Djurdjevic! Miss this issue?! We say thee NAY!

Rated T+ …$4.99

The issue is due in stores on January 21st, 2009.

Note: The above image is the correctly colored version, which shows the Enchantress rather than the Scarlet Witch

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