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Every day in November we will reveal the greatest stories ever told starring a particular character or written/drawn by a particular creator (and throughout the month, you’ll get daily chances to vote for NEXT week’s lists). These lists are voted on by YOU, the reader!
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Today’s list is the Greatest Loki Stories Ever Told!
10. Avengers/Defenders War
Loki and Dormammu manipulate the Avengers and Defenders against each other.
9. Silver Surfer #4 “The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny”
Loki manipulates the Silver Surfer and Thor against each other.
8. Thor #364-366 Frog of Thunder
Loki turns Thor into a frog.
7. Journey Into Mystery #622-630 “Fear Itself”
Loki (reborn as a younger version of himself who, while still extremely skilled at manipulation, is not necessarily evil) tries to come up with ways to help Thor survive the events of Fear Itself.
6. Thor #12 “Diversions and Misdirections”
Loki’s origin, with a delightfully twisted twist, courtesy of J. Michael Straczynski.
5. Acts of Vengeance
Loki manipulates super-villains to take on superheroes that they’ve never fought before.
4. Loki #1-4 (2004)
Loki’s side of the story, as told by Robert Rodi and Esad Ribic.
3. X-Men/Alpha Flight #1-2, X-Men Annual #9 and New Mutants Special Edition “X-Men: The Asgardian Wars”
Loki manipulates the X-Men, the New Mutants and Alpha Flight for his amusement (and partially to take down Thor).
2. Thor #375-382 “The finale of Walter Simonson’s Thor run”
Loki manipulates the Frost Giants, but things go wrong as Simonson wraps up his acclaimed run.
1. Thor #348-353 (mainly #353 for Loki) “The Surtur Saga”
Loki delivers one of the most awesome lines in superhero comic history as he joins his brother and father in defending Asgard and Earth against the dreaded Surtur. Odin shouts, “For Asgard!” Thor shouts, “For Midgard!” Loki shouts, “For myself!”
That’s the list! Agree? Disagree? Let me know!
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