Difference between Thor in Norse Mythology and Movies

An illustration of Thor’s battle against the giants, by Mårten Eskil Winge

Our favorite Marvel hero, Thor, is a character derived from Norse mythology’s god of lightning and thunder. He was the son of Jörõ and Odin. However, Norse mythology is quite a complex and intertwined belief system, and Marvel didn’t keep the character of Thor just like it was described in the mythology. … Read more

The Runaways

The Runaways comics Volume 1, art by Adrian Alphona

The Runaways is a superhero series published under Marvel Comics and created by Brian Vaughan and Adrian Alphona. This series follows a group of teenagers who discovered that their parents are part of an evil organization called The Pride. Although the series was canceled at issue eighteen in September 2004, Marvel revived … Read more

Cloak and Dagger

Cloak and Dagger in Runaways issue #11, art by Joshua Middleton

Tyrone Johnson (Cloak) and Tandy Bowen (Dagger) are characters that were created by Bill Mantlo and Ed Hannigan. The duo first appeared in Spectacular Spider-Man issue #64 released in 1982 by Marvel Comics.Following several Spider-Man series appearances, the creators gave the duo of their own four-issue limited series in October 1983. Due … Read more

The New Warriors

The New Warriors, art by Marcus To.

The New Warriors is a fictional superhero team published under Marvel Comics. This superhero team originally consisted of young adults and teenage superheroes that were meant to be the junior counterpart of the Avengers. The team had their first cameo appearance in the series of The Mighty Thor in issue #411 in … Read more

Adam Warlock

Adam Warlock in Warlock issue #9, art by Jim Starlin

Adam Warlock is a fictional superhero published under Marvel Comics. The character debuted in the comic series Fantastic Four issue #66 and #67 that runs from September to October 1967, and Thor series issue #163 to #166 from April to July 1969. Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby originally created Adam Warlock. … Read more

The Spectre

The Spectre, art by Alex Ross

The Spectre is a powerful mystical being whose mission is to unleash God’s vengeance upon evil men. He is bound to a dead human’s souls, and his powers vary depending on his host’s personality and ability. Although this being has several hosts in the modern ages, Jim Corrigan is his most notable … Read more

Dane Whitman: The Black Knight

1968, The Black Knight, art by George Tuska

Dane Whitman alias Black Knight is a Marvel comic superhero created by Roy Thomas and John Buscema. The character first appeared in the 1967’s The Avengers issue #47 and was the third among the three fictional personas who took the Black Knight’s mantle. As Black Knight, Dane Whitman had been a long … Read more

The Incredible Hercules

The Incredible Hercules issue #126, 2009

Hercules is a Marvel superhero character adapted from Greek mythologyby writer-editor Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby. The character first debuted on the comic series Avengers issue #10 in November 1964. In that comic issue, Heracles (also Hercules) appeared as an underling of Immortus. However, in the subsequent comic series of Avengers … Read more

Wolverine

Wolverine in his iconic yellow and blue costume, art by Frank Cho

Wolverine is a fictional hero created by Marvel’s editor-in-chief, Roy Thomas, and writer Len Wein, along with John Romita Sr, the art director who designed the character. Wolverine is one of the fiercest heroes in the Marvel universe. He is a hero with an unstoppable healing ability and adamantium metal claws. He … Read more

Spawn

Spawn –Art by Todd McFarlane

Spawn is a superhero character in the comic book series of the same name, published by Image Comics. Created by the comic book artist named Todd McFarlane, Spawn first appeared in Spawn comic series #1. This fictional hero appeared at the Wizard magazine as the 60th on the top 200 comics of … Read more