Preview THOR: THE DARK WORLD Prelude Comic Book

Marvel has revealed a single page from the prelude to Thor: The Dark World but it's full of interesting bits of information. Badoon, Troll Lords, Frost Giants and The Maruaders all sense a weakness in Asgardian rule.

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By Mark Julian - 6/3/2013
THE PLANET JOTUNHEIM
With the death of Laufey and Loki's attack on their world, the Frost Giants are a broken people....And yet they sense something has happened.

THE PLANET NIDAVELLIR
The Troll Lords know it, as well. For so many millennia they have coveted the Dwarven forges. Once they realize that Asgard cannot come to King Eitri's defense, they will strike.

THE BADOON WORLDS
Despite their primitive nature, the Badoon feel our absence. Several of their clans have fallen into Civil War. Their savagery and bloodlust will eventually spread from planet to planet, unchallenged.

THE VANAHEIM SYSTEM
And the Maruaders amass near Vanaheim.





The comic book is set before the events of Thor: The Dark World and after Marvel's The Avengers and tells of unrest breaking out across the cosmos with the Asgardian Bifrost bridge destroyed after the events of the first Thor film. If you recall in The Avengers, Loki asks 'How much dark matter did the All-Father have to conjure to get you [to Earth]?" The way the exchange unfolds, it's implied by Loki that Odin used dark matter at great cost to himself. Interesting enough dark matter is mentioned again in previously revealed images of Malekith the Accursed and his Dark Elf followers who wield 'dark matter' guns. The trailer says Malekith's people come from the darkness so dark matter may play an important role in Thor: The Dark World.

Marvel's Thor 2 Prelude (2012) #1
(w) Craig Kyle, Chris Yost
(a)Scot Eaton
release date: June 05, 2013
$2.99

"An all-new adventure leading you directly into the upcoming Marvel Studios blockbuster THOR: THE DARK WORLD!What happened to your favorite Asgardians between the events of THOR and THE AVENGERS? What comes next? Find out here!Thor! Loki! Odin! Heimdall! Jane Foster! Sif! The Warriors Three! All this, brought to you by the powerhouse creative team of writers Craig Kyle (THOR: THE DARK WORLD executive producer) and Christopher Yost (THOR: THE DARK WORLD co-writer) and artist Scot Eaton (CAPTAIN AMERICA)!"
Source: Marvel Comics
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darkspark - 6/3/2013, 11:03 AM
Mister Sinister and the Marauders are taking over Vanaheim?
Jollem - 6/3/2013, 11:08 AM
prelude comic should be about thor going on a quest to get back his helmet that was stolen
Benjamitesandwich - 6/3/2013, 11:15 AM
Badoon! :D
MalteseFalcon - 6/3/2013, 11:19 AM
Yeah @Ben they're are trying to connect Thor and the Guardians. We might here word of The Mad Titan...Probably not.
AlexanderLykins - 6/3/2013, 11:29 AM
Does anyone think the Avengers will go cosmic at some point? I'm getting a terrible feeling this is all probably going to end up back at Earth.
Jollem - 6/3/2013, 11:32 AM
^i'd rather they not go cosmic. i get bored with that crap. like when the x-men in the comics got too intergalactic. loose interest quick
ThePowerCosmic - 6/3/2013, 11:33 AM
The Badoon! I hope they show up or are briefly seen in the film, since they most likelywill be in Guardians.
Digitaria51 - 6/3/2013, 11:39 AM
SO we'll see Ulik?
NovaCorpsFan - 6/3/2013, 11:47 AM
The Badoon? This will deffinitely tie into GoTG!!! So freakin' excited!!!
JusticePourTous - 6/3/2013, 11:50 AM
He says dark magic in Avengers, not matter.
Jollem - 6/3/2013, 11:56 AM
^i don't care when it was announced. it still sounds like boring crap to my ears. problem?
wallhead - 6/3/2013, 12:13 PM
Loki said dark energy not dark matter.
Superior - 6/3/2013, 12:23 PM
I feel so honored :)
ScionStorm - 6/3/2013, 12:46 PM
Yeah Jollem, the Cosmic side of Marvel is so boring...
Durf - 6/3/2013, 1:41 PM
Badoon? Ah yeah!
Omarvls - 6/3/2013, 2:01 PM
I can't wait for Thor Dark World
Remember this is Marvel's Film that will come after
MOS and will be judged by MOS so hopefully Marvel has done and EPIC movie.
TheCaptain - 6/3/2013, 2:02 PM
I forgot how much I disliked Marvel making Thor and the rest of the inhabitants of the Nine Realms "aliens" :/
thebearjew - 6/3/2013, 2:03 PM
I CANT WAIT FOR THE COSMIC STUFF! i like that theyre going whole hog and not shying away frm that stuff with a cloud covered galactus :( when i saw thanos at the end i was like wwwwhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaatt
thebearjew - 6/3/2013, 2:04 PM
ArmoredAsgaurian they are to earthlings
TheCaptain - 6/3/2013, 2:06 PM
I'm still really excited for this movie. One major thing I hope is Thor needs to FLY a lot more. And he needs to be more powerful like he was in the first Thor not like he was in the Avengers.
Fonzieismypal - 6/3/2013, 2:46 PM
I'd love to think this could all tie in with Guardians at some point, but didn't all those casting calls for aliens living in "the future of a different dimension" rule out the Guardians presence in the MCU? Was that just a mislead a mistake or what?
marvel72 - 6/3/2013, 3:15 PM
can never win with some people,they piss & moan when a movie is set too much on earth & when they explore more of the cosmic side of marvel they want it to be set on earth.
AlexanderLykins - 6/3/2013, 3:56 PM
I want to see a little more of Thor flying. Not the hammer twirl but actual flight. I hope in the Avengers sequel we will actually see Thor flying and be able to keep up with Iron Man in the air.
Jollem - 6/3/2013, 3:56 PM
@ScionStorm - well, to me it kinda is, and always has been. there are some things i like
AlexanderLykins - 6/3/2013, 3:59 PM
@marvel72
No I never said I wanted to see it set mostly on Earth. So I hope you aren't referencing me. I want to see more of the cosmic side and I want the Avengers to be a part of that. I'm just not sure how they do it yet. I haven't read any of the comics where the Avengers are in space so I'm a little in the dark when it comes to that. This story is so much bigger than just Earth. So why would it only take place on Earth? That's my thinking.
aztecRaingod - 6/3/2013, 4:56 PM
The shit has Epic written all over it.
marvel72 - 6/3/2013, 5:02 PM
@ AlexanderLykins

no not you but anyone pissing & moaning about marvel cosmic i.e jollem.

kree & skrull war is a classic,that you must read also the avengers stuff that feature thanos are fantastic.
ScionStorm - 6/3/2013, 6:16 PM
@AlexanderLykins





ThePowerCosmic - 6/3/2013, 6:58 PM
Jollem

You are allowed your opinion, but I'm here to tell you that it sucks!
Bodwulf - 6/3/2013, 8:00 PM
Gotta have that ish!
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Jollem - 6/3/2013, 9:01 PM
@ThePowerCosmic - that is no problem with me at all. i just want to thank you for being civil about it instead of pissing and moaning like a p.o.s.
Ace101 - 6/3/2013, 11:52 PM
Flipping epic! Cant wait to read this. HOWEVER! I can understand them making tie in comics for phase 1, just tie up all the loose ends, but why the need for prelude comics couldnt they incorporate it into the film, or a one shot, like turn this into a one shot and release it on the iron man 3 dvd/blu ray set.

Oh and the badoon wasnt expecting them at all! Could be s tie in to the gotg. Trools, Eitri, Vanaheim...so much win XD
siggisuperman - 6/4/2013, 2:54 AM
Badoon ? Holy dickballs
EpitomeofAwesome - 6/5/2013, 9:15 PM
DAMN IT! Tried to find it at Books a Million but they didn't have it! Anybody know where to get it?!?!?!?!?!
Foxpaw - 6/9/2013, 10:04 AM
Any sign of Beta Ray Bill?

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