What people said about kierongillen’s jam Cruel

8 Comments (since 24 Oct 2012)

6 years, 5 months ago

robbfritz

okay - I'll bite - what's JIM stand for?

6 years, 5 months ago

AnActualBear

JIM stands for Journey Into Mystery. Journey Into Mystery is a series of images and text arranged to tell a sequential narrative (colloquially known as a "comics book") written by "video games" journalist slash "comics book" writer Kieron "The Gillster" Gillen, esq.

6 years, 4 months ago

bluetapes

The Thor title resumed its original numbering (based on the 1990s Journey Into Mystery and intervening issues of Thor) in 2009, with Thor #600. Starting with issue #622, the book for a second time had its title restored to Journey Into Mystery, which accompanied the launch of a new title, Mighty Thor. Thor's supporting cast returned as the focus of a run written by Kieron Gillen (who had written Thor from #604 to #614), and drawn by Doug Braithwaite. Starring was Loki, who had been reincarnated

6 years, 4 months ago

bluetapes

Oh ok, so THAT'S why Loki is a child. I was thinking that the comic was like the Avengers Muppet Babies or something!

6 years, 4 months ago

kierongillen

It's a long story. Literally, being comics. In short: 31 issue series I (mostly) wrote about a recinarcnated young god of mischief trying not to repeat the mistakes of his forebear. The whole thing is available in trades before Christmas, I believe.

6 years, 4 months ago

AlicejustMay

One of my favourite St Vincent tracks.

6 years, 4 months ago

cascio

JIM is a beautifully written story -- as described in one of the last issues, "a comedy in 30 chapters, a tragedy in 31"

6 years, 4 months ago

kierongillen

Self-awareness was never one of our problems :)