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

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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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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 long do Asgardians live for?

Thor has been visiting the Earth from the time of the Norse Vikings. What is the expected life span (in Earth years) of an Agardian? The Wikipedia article on Asgard only states: They are ...
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How does Mjolnir determine 'worth'?

Consistently across the Marvel version of Thor's various incarnations only the 'worthy' may lift Mjolnir, his enchanted hammer. The inscription reads, "Whosoever holds his hammer, be he worthy, shall ...
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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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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 Hulk lift Mjolnir in Ultimate Avengers movie?

In the Ultimate Avengers movie, Hulk initially struggles to lift Mjolnir, but eventually does and uses it against Thor. How is this possible? I think it's been well established that only those worthy ...
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What are these other relics in the movie Thor?

We see a few artifacts in the movie Thor which are not identified. Any idea what these artifacts are?
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Avengers Movie - Loki and Thor Immortality Test

in the Avengers Movie, Loki manages to trap Thor in a huge glass capsule and jettisons him out of a moving cargo ship. Why is that supposed to "test" Thor's immortality? How is this act different ...
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How does Thor get back to Earth, again?

In the The Avengers (2012), there is a post-credits scene and a post-post-credits scene (!) If Thor left how does he return to Earth for the post-post-credits scene? In particular,
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How does Thor get back to Earth in the Marvel-comics?

In the comics, Thor is on Earth and the bridge to their two worlds (Asguard and Earth) is intact. I haven't read the comics, but in the movie, the gateway collapses. If that's so, how does Thor get ...
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What is the time difference between Thor and The Avengers?

I am asking myself if there is a time difference between the events in Thor and The Avengers? Is Loki presumed dead a long time?
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How does Hulk carry both Mjölnir and Thor?

In the 2012 movie 'Avengers', Thor and Hulk battle on the lower hanger bay of the Helicarrier. During the battle, Thor throws Mjölnir (his hammer) at Hulk, who dodges and grabs it as it flies past. He ...
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Can Mjolnir be lifted & wielded by anyone if Thor is touching it?

In The Big Bang Theory episode The Bakersfield Expedition, Penny, Amy, and Bernadette are having an argument if Thor's hammer: Can be lifted by anyone in space. Can be lifted & wielded by ...
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What does the inscription on Mjolnir exactly mean?

A side of the Hammer is inscribed with: "Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor." Does this mean that, if found worthy, you'll become Thor-like or just acquire ...
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Who was the person during the credits of Thor: The Dark World

During the credits of Thor: The Dark World, to this collector. when this person took the package, he says: Which I'm guessing is some reference to but who was this collector person?
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How was Loki not crushed by Mjolnir?

In the Thor movie, Thor puts Mjolnir on top of Loki at the end of the movie to stop him from moving. Why did this not crush Loki? And if it did not crush him, why could he not just roll out from ...
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Why did Thor's hammer take time to return from the Helicarrier?

In the Avengers movie, Thor engaged Hulk in hand to hand combat in order to save Black Widow who was on the Helicarrier. When Hulk kicked Thor's butt very badly, Thor held up his hand to summon his ...
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Why did Loki kill this character?

If he really wants to be a king of Asgard he could easily prove himself to his father that he is more powerful than Thor It shows that he has no humanity for his father.