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Thor Character Designs Reveal New Costume for Marvel Relaunch

The God of Thunder will have an updated look when writer Donny Cates and artist Nic Klein launch a new Thor ongoing series.

Marvel Comics released new character designs by Klein for the relaunch during its Next Big Thing Panel Friday at New York Comic-Con. The designs give Thor a new look as he takes on the role of King of Asgard.

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Thor now dons a black body armor with matching boots, with the center armor covered in bright stars. A Thuriasz rune forms a glowing white symbol on his sash. As Thor's cape, the inside starts with a gradient red at the bottom that turns into purple as you make your way to the top. The King of Asgard also appears to have a black item across his forehead.

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The new Thor #1 follows the events of War of the Realms, with Odin naming his son the new King of Asgard. Even though the Ten Realms have now found peace, a new threat called "The Black Winter" threatens to shatter this new era for the Realm Eternal.

The cover by Olivier Coipel and solicitation for Donny Cates and Nic Klein's Thor #1 can be found below.

THOR #1 (ongoing)

  • Writer: DONNY CATES
  • Artist: NIC KLEIN
  • Cover: OLIVIER COIPEL
  • A BRAND-NEW, SUPERSTAR CREATIVE TEAM TAKES THE KING OF ASGARD TO NEW REALMS OF GLORY!
  • The prince is now a king. All Asgard lies before Thor, the God of Thunder. And after many months of war, the Ten Realms are finally at peace. But the skies above the Realm Eternal are never clear for long. The Black Winter is coming. And the God of the Storm will be powerless before it.

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