THOR #305-306 (1981): Air-Walker dies

This is a mostly harmless story about Galactus’ robot herald Gabriel coming to Earth and getting blown up by Thor, which makes a little kid cry because he liked Gabriel.  But it gets a “D” from me because of the above, racially stilted panels.  Ugh.

Here’s the Air Walker fight, during which he seems to lift Thor’s hammer. It’s not reallyi explained, which is bad. That shouldn’t have happened.

And here’s how he gets destroyed, which is pretty boss.

Next issue, Firelord–another former herald–avenges his fallen friend. After a decent fight, he takes the body to space and buries him.

There’s a lot wrong with these two issues, but the fights are good. It all balances out to an average “C” rating.

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