Marvel's Thor Reintroduced as Female Superhero


Marvel's Thor Reintroduced as Female Superhero
They make one of the 'most shocking and exciting changes ever' in the Marvel universe by changing the superhero's sex.


Thor is no longer identified as the son of Odin with beards and masculine muscles. On Tuesday, July 15, Marvel announced on "The View" that they're changing the sex of the hammer-wielding superhero into female and revealed her first image.

A new "Thor" series written by Jason Aaron features an artwork by Russell Dauterman. The new Thor is portrayed as a blond woman with a silver outfit carrying the superhero's signature hammer. "The inscription on Thor's hammer reads, 'Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor.' Well, it's time to update that inscription," Marvel editor Wil Moss said.

He continued, "The new Thor continues Marvel's proud tradition of strong female characters like Captain Marvel, Storm, Black Widow and more. And this new Thor isn't a temporary female substitute - she's now the one and only Thor, and she is worthy!"

Aaron provided more explanation, saying, "This is not She-Thor. This is not Lady Thor. This is not Thorita. This is THOR. This is the THOR of the Marvel universe. But it's unlike any Thor we've ever seen before." One of the "most shocking and exciting changes ever" made in the Marvel universe, the female Thor is their eighth title to feature a lead female character.

The change "aims to speak directly to an audience that long was not the target for superhero comic books in America - women and girls". The new comic book series will launch in October.



© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS
Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

  random image 
TODAY'S HEADLINES
  1. Report: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are Engaged
  2. Miranda Lambert Is Tired of Being 'Painted as the Villain' in Blake Shelton Split
  3. Salma Hayek Shows Off Her Bikini Body, Looks Banging at 50
  4. Tom Cruise Injured Doing Dangerous Stunt on Set of 'Mission: Impossible 6'
  5. Teen Choice Awards 2017: 'Beauty and the Beast' Edges Out Competition in Movie Field
  6. Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Write Love Songs for Each Other
  7. 'Ant-Man and The Wasp' New Set Photo Reveals Scott Lang's New Job
  8. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Reunite for Pizza Party With Kids
  9. First Look at Brie Larson in 'Captain Marvel'
  10. 'Annabelle: Creation' Creeps Its Way to Top Spot at Box Office