Thor Odinson

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Name: Thor Odinson
Occupation: Asgardian God (Norse Mythology), Superhero, Warrior
Relationships: Odin (father), Frigga (step-mother), Gaea (mother), Loki (brother), Jane Foster (love interest), Sif (love interest), Warriors Three (friends/allies), Tony Stark (friend), Steve Rogers (friend), Erik Selvig (friend), Darcy Lewis (friend), Bruce Banner (friend), Amora, Alligator Loki
Fandom: Thor, The Avengers, Loki: Where Mischief Lies, Marvel Cinematic Universe
Other: Thor @ Wikipedia
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Thor Odinson is a character in the Marvel Comics series Thor, the Marvel YA novel Loki: Where Mischief Lies, and in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He is based on the Norse deity of the same name. In the MCU films, he is portrayed by Chris Hemsworth



Thor's first appearance in the comics was in August 1962 in the Journey into Mystery #83. He had several solo comic runs from 1960s-present. He is sent to Earth by Odin to learn humility, he is made mortal and his memories are erased, he lives on earth for several years before his memories return and he again becomes Thor. He is one of the founding members of The Avengers, and almost always appears in Avengers comics. In 2015 the mantle of Thor passed to Jane Foster in a comic series featuring a female Thor.

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See also: Thor Movieverse

In the first film, after a failed coronation, he and his brother Loki wage war on Jotunheim. As punishment, he is banished to Midgard/Earth, where he meets Jane Foster, Darcy Lewis and Eric Selvig. They help him get back to Asgard and fight his brother, who has seized the throne in his absence.

In The Avengers (2012), he fights as part of the Avengers Initiative against his brother and takes him as prisoner back to Asgard.

When Asgard faces the threat of Malekith in Thor: The Dark World, he asks his brother's help. Together, they defend Asgard, at considerable costs. He thinks Loki dead in the end.

His relationship with Jane Foster is well documented, as is his friendship with Sif, Fandral, Hogun and Volstagg.

In Thor: Ragnarok Jane Foster has broken up with him. Loki is still alive, posing as Odin. He discovers that he has a sister, Hela, the first born child to Odin who is determined to conquer the Nine Realms. Hela casts him and Loki out of Asgard. He reunites with Bruce Banner/The Hulk and forms a friendship with Valkyrie. Thor's hammer is destroyed and he loses and eye while battling Hela.

In Avengers: Infinity War he watches Loki be killed by Thanos. He meets the Guardians of the Galaxy team and gains a new prosthetic eye. Groot and Rocket accompany him to create Stormbreaker, a new battle-axe.


Thor is generally seen as a kind, if sometimes rash, character with a true hero's arch. Upon the release of Thor: Ragnarok, he was hailed as a "lesbian icon."[1][2]

Many fans who had enjoyed Ragnarok were disappointed by his portrayal in Infinity War and Endgame, seeing it as ignoring his development during Ragnarok.

ragnarok thor: realizes he doesn’t need a hammer to be powerful

the russos: he needs a hammer to kill thanos

ragnarok thor: lost an eye

russos: give him a new eye

ragnarok thor: finally became king and felt worthy of the title

the russos: lmao no send him off with the guardians[3]

Common Tropes in Fanworks

  • Golden prince!Thor: Thor as the favored son and prince of Asgard
  • Thor Loves Pop-Tarts
  • Adjustment: Thor being unused to humanities quirks and customs
  • Mating: benefits or complications that arise due to his alien status
  • PTSD: Thor being effected by some of the traumatic events that have occurred to him
  • Loki: with their stories being so intertwined it is rare to find Thor fanfiction without the presence of Loki
  • Lady Thor: the reimagining of Thor as a woman is common, especially in fan art. Canonically the mantle of Thor was passed to Jane Foster in a comics series in 2015, sometimes artists are depicting this time period, but often the female Thors are of their own interpretation
  • (Dr.) Donald Blake: In some fic, Thor uses this alias. It is refering to a comic book story arch, in which Odin banishes Thor to Midgard/Earth, into the body of Donald Blake, medical student. This is also canon used in the MCU universe, where Erik gives S.H.I.E.L.D. a fake ID using Jane's ex-boyfriend's name.


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