One of the perks of this job is the complimentary review copies that we get from publishers, and it inspired me to revisit some characters that I had let fall to the wayside in the evolution of my taste in comics. One of those characters was The Savage Dragon. The last time I read any Savage Dragon was around issue #107. I just kind of fell away as the story seemed to have no direction for me after the resolution of the "This Savage World" storyline. Over the holidays, I had the chance to read the past year and a half, which features Dragon's son Malcolm taking over the mantle. This has prompted me to seek out the issues that I've missed and here's what I've learned about the character.
With David Tennant's casting as Zebediah Kilgrave in Marvel's A.K.A. Jessica Jones, it seemed appropriate to remind you of actually who the Purple Man is. It should be noted that there are some storylines recounted here that could be trauma triggers for some people.
I had read the first issue featuring the new, female Thor and have constantly been barraged with the teaser clues other sites have been running about the possible identity of the new Thor. Based solely on the first issue, I was certain that she was actually Thor's (step)mother, Freyja, subsequent issues have purged that theory with the female Thor's inner monologue. It doesn't look like writer Jason Aaron is going to drop the ball anytime soon, so let's take a look at the new Thor.
Tracy messaged me asking what was up with the new Power Girl, Tanya Spears. To be completely honest, I haven't been keeping up with Worlds Finest, where she debuted and has been appearing. Before we explore her, we need to explore her predecessor, the Power Girl of Earth 2.