In just a few short weeks, Marvel Studios will release the first comic book super hero of color to headline his own film since Blade. Tonight, during the football game that none of you are likely watching (I mean, comic books and football don’t mix, right? Just ask any high school student) Marvel released the …
Entertainment Weekly just debuted the cover (below) for their new issue, which hits stands this weekend.
The article that goes along with it talks about how Hela is released from whatever prison she’d been kept in and takes the fight to Thor, banishing him to the gladiatorial planet Sakaar, where he must go up against what sounds like an eclectic mix of baddies before coming toe-to-toe with the Hulk himself. After their brief clash in the original Avengers, fans should welcome the rematch.
Chris Hemsworth, who plays Thor, also mentioned that the movie will be funnier than its predecessors:
“Taika has such a quirky, left-of-field sense of humor, which forced all the characters and the tone of the whole story to head in a new direction. Each day we were like, ‘Are we pushing it too far? Are we allowed to have this much fun?’”
The cover also showcases the first official looks at new characters Hela and Valkyrie.
Thor: Ragnarok will hit theaters this November.