Originally a Norse god, the name Thor was given to a comic book superhero whose story was drawn from Norse mythology. Thor is also the name of an alien character in the Stargate TV series.

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Can Thor wield any Infinity Stone?

Thor is an Asgardian. Are Asgardians powerful enough to hold an Infinity Stone? Similarly, being gods, will Odin, Loki or Heimdall be able to wield any of the Infinity Stones?
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Could you move Thor's Hammer in a wheelbarrow? [duplicate]

If Thor put his hammer down on a wheelbarrow you wouldn't be able to take it out of the wheelbarrow. However would you be able to wheel the wheelbarrow around? Similarly if you can move the ...
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Can Thor's hammer be wielded by anyone in outer space?

Thor's hammer, Mjolnir, according to Odin's enchantment, can only be wielded by those deemed worthy. Does this only apply when the hammer is subject to gravitational pull? What happens when it's in ...
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How is Thor's hammer imprinted?

In the Age of Ultron, several Avengers try to lift Thor's hammer, but are not able to lift it. Tony Stark suggested it was imprinted with Thor's fingerprints. However, the Vision is able to lift ...
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How Did She Become the New Thor?

I just read online that, not too long ago, was shown worthy to wield Thor's hammer and is now being called Thor as a result. What events led to this? Did the original Thor urge her to attempt ...
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Do vikings go to Valhalla?

In the marvel universe, do dead vikings who die honorably in battle, go to Valhalla? Do we ever see any examples of Thor, Odin, Loki or any of the other residents of Asgard, interacting with the ...
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Why does Odinson not attempt to regain Mjolnir?

It was revealed in Original Sin #7 that after Nick Fury whispers something in Thor's ear, he loses the ability to wield Mjolnir. After this, some stuff happens and girl Thor enters the scene and boy ...
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Does Thor know that Thursday is named after him?

Thor has been a pretty frequent visitor to Earth (Midgard), and he has most likely been here on one or more Thursdays. Has Thor said anything about this day being named after him? Any continuity - ...
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Which MCU characters are shown to be worthy of Mjolnir in the comics?

Age of Ultron has a scene with different characters attempting to lift the Mjolnir, with varying degrees of success and failure. I was wondering which superheroic characters appearing in the Age of ...
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How are Asgardians able to speak English?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor (and other Asgardians) doesn't appear to have visited the Earth for a considerable amount of time, certainly before the English language was created. Since ...
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Questions on ending of Thor: The Dark World

Sorry, not quite sure how to format spoilers so I tried to keep the title vague. Here's for the new Thor movie (just watched it last night): And follow-up:
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What was the purpose of Loki's conquest of Earth?

I was re-watching the Marvel Phase 1 movies and I couldn't really understand Loki's motives for conquering Earth. During Thor he falls to his apparent death and in The Avengers we find out that he ...
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How old is Thor?

I was browsing Thor's Marvel wiki article and found this passage: Sometime in the 9th Century AD, Thor travelled to Earth to promote his worship among the Vikings. We already know that he is ...
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How much would Thor's hammer (Mjolnir) weigh?

All of the sites I looked at said "heavy" or "a lot" or "42.3 pounds." Mjolnir was forged from a collapsed star (a white dwarf or a neutron star). This means it is insanely dense. Worthiness aside, ...
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Could Dr. Strange wield Mjolnir?

According to this other question: The person has to be worthy in Odin's eyes, or be able to break the enchantment that Odin placed on the hammer So what I'm really asking is, is Dr. Strange a ...
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What's the bandwidth of the Bifrost Bridge?

When the Bifrost Bridge transports anything, lots of information gets transferred from one realm to another. So, I can talk about bandwidth. What's the bandwidth of the Bifrost Bridge. It certainly ...
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Has the Bifrost ever been used as a weapon?

It was stated that the Bifrost has, at full power, enough power to destroy an entire planet, and we do see it wreaking havoc upon Jotunheim when Loki unleashes it against that realm during the first ...
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What is written on my Mjolnir?

I have recently come into posession of Mjolnir It has runes written on four sides, like in the picture, and these runes are mirrored (written symmetrical) on other four sides. I assume, that ...
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Why is Loki introducing himself as Loki of Asgard

In the Avengers Loki is introducing himself as: Loki of Asgard.. Doesn't he have a real surname? Like the surname of one of his fathers? :)
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Could Thor use Mjölnir to pin Hulk to the ground?

In Thor (the movie), we see Thor (the character) pin Loki (the trickster) to the ground using Mjölnir (the hammer). (superfluous parenthetical comment here). In the Avengers, we see that the Hulk ...
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Is Thor the only Avenger that can't die?

Thor is supposed to be a god, so he should be immortal. Does this mean that there will come a time when he is the last remaining Avenger?
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Identify a comic where The Stranger's mid-section disappears

It's probably a 1980's or 1970's comic I'm near positive The Stranger was fighting Thor Mjolnir passes through The Stranger's midsection as it vanishes during combat Can someone identify this ...
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What's under the crystal bridge in Asgard?

I noticed something the other night as my kids were watching Thor. Every time they show the crystal bridge leading to the Bifrost chamber, it's got flowing water underneath it. The water flows right ...
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Why was the female Thor not given another name?

The character Thor, with Thor being his birthname I would guess, eventually "retires" as he loses his power to wield his hammer Mjolnir...and his arm. In the recent comics, it seems that a woman (not ...
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Did Thor actually pulverize Sokovia with brute force?

I was having an argument with a fellow. He claimed that Thor destroyed Sokovia with his mighty Mjolnir and brute force, while I think that the Vibranium spire did the impossible as it amplified Thor's ...
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Was Thor unworthy during “The Avengers”?

In the Avengers movie: Instead of showing him just pick Mjolnir up, he hesitates, and the camera closes in on his hand as it makes a fist. Since Thor must be worthy to wield the hammer, was Thor ...
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How does Thor return to Asgard in Age of Ultron?

If, after Thor: The Dark World, then how does Thor return to Asgard in Avengers: Age of Ultron?
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Is Thor forbidden by Asgardian law to kill anyone, or just other Asgardians?

I've read that Thor (and other Asgardians) are forbidden to kill other Asgardians, under threat of being banished. In S2: Ep12 of Avengers Assemble, Widow asks Thor to promise her that he will "take ...
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Do Asgardians use magical energies?

In Thor (2011), Thor described Asgardian society as having technology so advanced it's like magic. In that case, do Asgardians have any access to magic at all (like the type Doctor Strange uses), or ...
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Has Marvel commented on the extra Infinity Gauntlet?

Way back in Thor, there was an Easter Egg Infinity Gauntlet in Odin's vault. They even brought that prop to Comic Con that year to show it off. Presently in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, they're ...
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How was Thor able to dent Captain America's Shield?

I was reading about Adamantium on the marvel.wikia Proto-Adamantium This is the original Adamantium created by Dr. MacLain. Proto-Adamantium is the official name for the metal that makes up ...
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How strong are Asgardians?

Thor can survive a punch from the Hulk but Loki was able to stab him with a blade which penetrated his skin and drew blood. Both of these events happened in the Avengers. Also the Hulk smashed Loki ...
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Who was the colleague that Erik was going to contact for help?

After S.H.I.E.L.D confiscates Jane's work in Thor, the researchers discuss what they'll do next. Erik mentions two colleagues. The first is reasonably implied to be Bruce Banner, but who is the ...
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How did humans know about Thor and Loki?

In Thor (2011), it's heavily implied or stated that Norse mythology is based on the Asgardians' battles with frost giants on Earth in the tenth century AD. How were gods like Thor and Loki part of the ...
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Who did Loki kill?

In The Avengers (2012), during the first meeting aboard the helicarrier, Thor warns Bruce Banner to mind his manners when speaking of Loki, because he's Thor's brother, to which Black Widow replies: ...
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When did a paramedic lift Mjölnir?

I've seen numerous references on the internet to an event where a paramedic picked up Mjölnir and handed it to an injured Thor. The clear implication is that this unnamed medic was unknowingly worthy ...
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Is Thor more than an Asgardian?

Thor is a pretty tough guy. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor frequently appears to be the strongest among the Avengers (managing to bust up Iron Man's suit without breaking a sweat). That makes ...
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What should happen when Captain America's shield and Thor's hammer strike each other?

In the movie Avengers, when Captain America's shield and Thor's hammer strike each other, they are instantly separated. Actually, based on the comics & other sources, why did this happen, and if ...
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Does Thor possess any powers without Mjolnir? [duplicate]

The inscription on Mjolnir says "Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor"; which is what exactly? In other words, does Thor have any powers other than that ...
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What is Thor's armor made of, and where does it originate from?

I'm only familiar with the movies, don't know any comics canon, but either will be appreciated in an answer. In Thor, after he was banished by Odin to earth and stripped of his powers, he eventually ...
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What were the previous Bifrost events that brought Jane Foster out into the desert?

At the beginning of Thor, Jane Foster has brought Darcy and Erik out in the middle of the desert because she's been investigating "atmospheric disturbances" that have had a regular, highly predictable ...
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Is Mjolnir's spell gender-sensitive?

Odin casts the following spell on Mjolnir: Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor. I have boldfaced he to emphasize that Odin didn't say the following. ...
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How well do Heimdall's eyes work?

There have been a couple of questions operating under the assumption that Heimdall can see everything, pretty much anywhere. Based on what we've seen, I believe this to be incorrect. Nerrolken's ...
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How does Thor's flight work exactly?

As we see during the movies Thor and The Avengers, Thor is capable of pseudo-flight when he has the use of Mjolnir. When he is without his trusty hammer, he can certainly use his increased agility and ...
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How does Thor know what Banner is thinking?

In the chapter four (Thunder) of The Ultimates, by Millar, Hitch and Currie, Bruce Banner and Nick Fury travel to Norway to talk to Thor. Banner gets upset and calls Thor a "delusional crack-pot" and ...
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Did Thor really intend to murder Captain America? [duplicate]

During Avengers, Captain America interrupts Thor and Iron Man in the middle of their fight after Loki escapes, Thor's immediate response is to attack Captain America. Captain America survives thanks ...
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Can anyone call upon Heimdall?

Can anyone, regardless of whether they're Asgardian, or not, call upon him? Or is this solely a treat of the Asgardians? Is Heimdall always listening to everyone, everywhere? Is there any canon ...
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Why is Thor an Avenger?

In the movie The Avengers/Avengers Assemble, Loki says: ......what have I to fear? Tony tells Loki: The Avengers. That's what we call ourselves. Earth's mightiest heroes..... Then why ...
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Why did Ultron and The Vision disagree in Age of Ultron?

In the Avengers: Age of Ultron, But later in the movie, The Vision Is the explanation that, Can someone who knows this please explain it, along with some references? My theory above ...
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When was Thor first portrayed as an advanced alien, not a god?

As so many fans are so fond of pointing out, the Asgardians in the MCU are not actually gods, but rather a super-advanced alien race. Their "magic" is merely technology, their lives are limited. Any ...