Fact, Fiction, and Faith: Thor in Viking and Modern Culture

Midgard to Middle Earth

So today, in honor of “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” coming out in the US and in honor of C2E2 Comic Convention which I went to last week as Lady Thor, I wanted to write a little bit about Thor, the God of Thunder.  Now most of us know about the new Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise and thus have been introduced to the Superhero Character “Thor.” For those of you who read the comics before they became big blockbuster movies, then good for you.  I will preface right now that I have not read any of the comic series, I have merely watched the Marvel movies. So I’ll be coming at this from the prospective of a historian and of a fan of the movies.  Today I would like to take a little look at Thor in the sagas, in Viking Culture, and in current Marvel Universe, and to examine…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

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