Marvel Comics & Avengers #42 Spoilers & Review: Phoenix’s Contest Of Champions Continues As Thor’s Origin Revealed To Be A Lie?!

Marvel Comics and Avengers #42 Spoilers and Review follows.

Phoenix’s Contest Of Champions Continues As Thor’s Origin Revealed To Be A Lie?!

The book has a few more variant covers on top of the above.

Plus the main cover.

This issue opens with Namor vs. Echo.

Than Shang-Chi vs. Captain America.

However, Captain America wanted to throw the fight, but the Phoenix Force would have none of it as revealed in this space the winning combatants go to wait for their next battle.

Elsewhere, the Avengers actually battle the Phoenix Force.

Battles continue this time the Black Knight vs. the Red Widow.

Than Shanna The She-Devil, with her sabretooth tiger Zabu, vs. American Eagle.

Then Jane Foster Valkyrie vs. She-Hulk.

Capped off by Black Panther vs…

…Wolverine.

The book concludes with Thor confronting the heart of the Phoenix who appears to be its first human host from Avengers 1,000,000 BC era who also reveals she is Thor’s mother!

The Pulse:

A pretty action-packed issue layered with emotion and intrigue. That cliffhanger was a doozy. Decent art. 7 out of 10.

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