While Matt Fraction's upcoming "Thor" run may have taken slightly longer than expected to fully manifest thanks in part (in our minds, at least) to Kieron Gillen just being awesome, the new team is now on target for a September team up starting with "Thor" #615.

The upcoming storyline will see an extra-dimensional dark force emerge to threaten Asgard, Midgard and the seven other realms with universe-altering ramifications. Fraction laid out the team's plans in Marvel's official press release:

"I can't WAIT to unleash our Thor on you unsuspecting humans," said Fraction. "Things were intimidating enough when Pasqual, Matt, and I had to follow up JMS and Olivier-- that we've got to take up arms after Kieron and company's stellar stand makes it all the moreso. All we can promise you is that Thor will overflow with colossal and cosmic action, giant space gods smashing each other in the faces with hammers, and all of the earth trembling in the balance. In short: everything that has made Thor great."

You had me at smashing faces, Mr. Fraction.

Check out Marvel's preview art after the jump.

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