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Thor (Fictitious character from Marvel Comics Group)

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Personal name headingThor (Fictitious character from Marvel Comics Group)
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See alsoPseudonym used by multiple fictitious characters. For works about specific characters who have used the Thor identity, search also under: Odinson, Thor (Fictitious character) Foster, Jane (Fictitious character)
Odinson, Thor (Fictitious character from Marvel Comics Group)
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Foster, Jane (Fictitious character)
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Beginning date1962
Special noteThough inspired by the character of Norse myth, Marvel Comics' superheroes named Thor have diverged greatly in mythos and character and at this point are only tangentially related to the mythological inspiration.
Found inThe mighty Thor, 2010-: volume 1, title page (the mighty Thor)
Wikipedia, July 20, 2018 (Thor (Marvel Comics); a fictional superhero appearing in Marvel Comics; based on the Norse deity of the same name, he is the Asgardian god of thunder; a founding member of the Avengers who has been associated with almost every iteration of the team, Thor was created by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, and Jack Kirby, and first appeared in Journey into Mystery #83, Aug. 1962; also known as Thor Odinson, he has also used other identities, most often that of physician Donald Blake)
Thor, July 2015 page 21 (Dr. Jane Foster; becomes Thor when wielding the hammer, Mjolnir)
Wikipedia, accessed July 8, 2019 (Jane Foster; a fictional character appearing in Marvel Comics; Thor Odinson looses the ability to wield his hammer, Mjolnir, and gives up the name Thor, during which time Foster wields the Mjolnir as the new Thor)