Marvel's Thor: The Dark World #1 & 2 (of 2) reveals what took place between the first Thor movie and The Avengers, as well as what took place following and leading up to the sequel.
There should be some cool Easter Eggs in the series as with the Iron Man 3 prelude we found out why War Machine didn't make it into the The Avengers movie and more.
Here's the full solicit:
MARVEL’S THOR: THE DARK WORLD PRELUDE #1 & 2 (OF 2)
CRAIG KYLE & CHRISTOPHER YOST (W) • SCOT EATON (A)
• An all-new adventure leading you directly into the upcoming Marvel Studios blockbuster THOR: THE DARK WORLD!
• What happened to your favorite Asgardians between the events of THOR and THE AVENGERS? What comes next? Find out here!
• Thor! Loki! Odin! Heimdall! Jane Foster! Sif! The Warriors Three! All this, brought to you by the powerhouse creative team of writers Craig Kyle (THOR: THE DARK WORLD executive producer) and Christopher Yost (THOR: THE DARK WORLD co-writer) and artist Scot Eaton (CAPTAIN AMERICA)!
32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ ...$2.99 (EACH)
Thor 2: The Dark World hammers into theaters November 8th, 2013 directed by Alan Taylor (Game of Thrones), starring Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Natalie Portman as Jane Foster, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Anthony Hopkins as Odin, Idris Elba as Heimidall, Zachary Levi as Fandral and Jaimie Alexander as Sif, Christopher Eccleston as Malekith the Accursed, Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Kurse.
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Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s Thor and Marvel’s The Avengers, Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos…but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.