Loki returns to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the summer of 2021, and he will become the god of stories, just like he is in the comics right now. Loki will travel through time after his past self escaped with an Infinity Stone in Avengers Endgame and will conflict with the Time Variation Authority.
Meanwhile, Thor will return to Thor: love and thunder, where he tries to find himself one more time as his ex-girlfriend Jane Foster becomes the new Lady Thor. With more appearances than almost any other current MCU hero and villain, Thor and Loki won’t be leaving anytime soon. For those who love their versions of the MCU, these are just some amazing comics worth reading.
10 Avengers # 1: Loki joins the Avengers
One thing the Avengers from the MCU and the comics have in common is that Loki is the reason both teams were formed. In the movies, Loki summoned an alien invasion to conquer Earth, forcing Earth’s most powerful heroes to band together.
In the comics, Loki tricked the Hulk into rampaging, gathering some of Earth’s greatest heroes to stop him before ending Loki’s threat on Avengers # 1 by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.
9 Loki # 1-4 (2004)
Loki fans should get all they want from the God of Mischief in his 2004 Robert Rodi and Esad Ribic solo miniseries.
This series is four issues of Loki telling his story after taking control of Asgard, and everyone has to bow to him, including Thor and Sif. However, once in charge, he realizes that it is not what he really wanted, and his lifelong battle with Thor turns out to be worse than Loki believed.
8 The Surtur saga
Fans of Thor: Ragnarok you should look up The Surtur Saga in the Thor comics. Surtur is the fire giant who was destined to destroy Asgard. As shown in the movie, his fate was going to happen no matter what, and he was even strong enough to defeat Hela when she took down Asgard.
In the comics, this story took place in The mighty Thor # 340-353 by Walt Simonson. Surtur launched Earth into a new Ice Age, and both Loki and Thor teamed up with Odin to stop him.
7 War of the kingdoms
In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Loki did the unthinkable. He was able to become a hero, albeit reluctantly. He worked with Thor to try to save the Asgardians and even gave his life against Thanos to try to do the right thing. In Marvel Comics, that moment happened in War of the kingdoms.
Malekith attacked, and the villain was far more impressive than he ever was in Thor 2. This series saw all of Earth’s heroes hot on their heels, and Loki stepped forward and killed his own father, the Ice Giant Laufey, in battle.
6 Thor vol. 3: Asgard in Oklahoma
The first film of the Thor The series saw Thor thrown to Earth and stripped of Mjolnir until he could learn what it meant to be worthy. While there, he was in a town in New Mexico.
In the comics, there was an even bigger story in the Midwest when Thor rebuilt Asgard in Broxton, Oklahoma, and then floated it above the ground to keep it off American soil. This happened in Thor Vol. 3 # 1 by J. Michael Straczynski, Olivier Coipel, Mark Morales, Laura Martin, and Chris Eliopoulos.
5 Siege # 1-4 (2010)
Thor has lost his home more than once. He lost it after Ragnarok both in the comics and in Thor: Ragnarok, and in both cases, he found a way to get it back. In the movies, he rebuilt a society on Earth and left Valkyrie in charge of the remaining Asgardians he saved. In the comics, he built it in Broxton, Oklahoma.
However, in the crossover event Siege by Brian Michael Bendis and Olivier Coipel, lost it all. Loki convinced Norman Osborn to fight Asgard and left it in ruins before Loki sought regret for his actions.
4 Thor: Disassembled
Thor often struggled to weigh his place on Earth with his place in Asgard. This was also true in the movies, where he was often a man of two worlds, but never quite in one or the other. In Thor: Disassembled, came across an event called Avengers: Disassembled.
In Avengers: Disassembled, Wanda Maximoff lost control and destroyed her teammates after their children were taken away. However, Thor was not there to help. In Thor: Disassembled by Michael Oeming and Andrea Di Vito, he was caught up in his own confusion due to Ragnarok.
3 God of Thunder by Jason Aaron
Thor: love and thunder it will have two main stories that match. The first concerns the original Thor, where he goes into battle with his most deadly nemesis, Gorr the Butcher God.
Portrayed by Christian Bale in the next Thor Gorr is what its title says, a being that runs through the cosmos and kills all the gods he meets. This happened in 2013 Thor: God of Thunder # 2-11 by Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic.
two Thor’s death
The second story of Thor: love and thunder will introduce a new Thor to take to Mjolnir. This is Jane Foster, and the story will come straight from the comics where Jane ends up with cancer.
However, when Thor is no longer worthy of raising Mjolnir, Jane feels worthy and takes on the role, with the downside of wiping the chemotherapy drugs from her body, killing her a little more each time she takes on the role of a hero. . This story took place in 2014 Thor by Jason Aaron and Russell Dauterman.
1 Loki: Agent of Asgard
For fans excited to see Loki take center stage in his 2021 Disney + series, they may want to look up the series. Loki: Agent of Asgard by Al Ewing and Lee Garbett.
This was from 2014, and it saw Kid Loki older and now working as a one-man Secret Service agent for Asgard, sent on missions from the Mother of All, and going on all sorts of exciting adventures. It sounds just like what fans might expect from the Loki TV series.
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