Loki’s Origin as Marvel’s Most Powerful Hero Required Thor’s Death

A CBR unique preview of Avengers #65 reveals that Loki’s journey to changing into Marvel’s strongest hero required the dying of Thor.

Avengers #65 comes from author Jason Aaron, artist Javier Garrón, coloration artist David Curiel and letterer VC’s Cory Petit. In Avengers Forever #13 (by Aaron, Aaron Kuder, Mark Farmer, Frank Martin and Petit), Marvel revealed the true, secret identification of Avenger Prime — a personality who was first teased in 2021’s Free Comic Book Day Avengers/Hulk #1 and is claimed to be probably the most highly effective Avenger in all of the multiverse — to be a Loki variant. “For in all the many universes, one thing is always constant,” Avenger Prime mentioned on the finish of the difficulty when becoming a member of superheroes from throughout the multiverse in defending Avengers Tower from Doom Supreme. “You cannot have the Avengers…without a Loki to bring them together.”


The preview for Avengers #65 sheds additional mild as to how Avenger Prime got here to be as this model of Loki reveals Loki was only a baby when Thor was killed after he flew straight into the solar whereas making an attempt to tame Mjolnir. With Odin in shambles, Loki then rose as much as develop into ruler of Asgard and bought his father as a slave to the Frost Giants. He proceeded to attempt to befriend numerous his variants from different universes; nevertheless, the makes an attempt inevitably resulted in betrayal.

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Avengers #65 marks the subsequent chapter in Marvel’s “Avengers Assemble” occasion, which can be the conclusion to Aaron’s time on the title. So far, “Avengers Assemble” has seen superheroes from Earth-616, the prehistoric previous and numerous different universes come collectively to battle each Mephisto and Doctor Doom, together with their respective armies. Following Avengers #65, the story continues in Avengers Forever #13 (by Aaron and Jim Towe), which releases Feb. 15, 2023.

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