The jury is still out on just how impactful Marvel NOW will be on the comic book landscape, but one book from the company-wide relaunch that is getting our attention is Thor: God of Thunder. Written by Jason Aaron with art by the acclaimed Esad Ribic, this title seems more like a true character study than a simple cash grab. And now Marvel has provided us with a short preview of the debut issue of the series, as well as a brief synopsis of the book. Check them both out below:

Marvel is pleased to present your first look at Thor: God of Thunder #1, kicking off the all-new ongoing series from the amazing creative team of writer Jason Aaron and artist Esad Ribic! Throughout the ages, the gods of the Marvel Universe have been vanishing, their mortal worshippers left in chaos. NOW! the Mighty Thor follows a trail of blood that threatens to consume his past, present and future selves. The only hope for these ravaged worlds lies with the God of Thunder unraveling the gruesome mystery of the God Butcher!






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[via Marvel]