Thor (Marvel Comics) in other media

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Created by Stan Lee
Larry Lieber
Jack Kirby
Original sourceComics published by Marvel Comics
First appearance Journey into Mystery #83 (August 1962)
Films and television
Film(s) Hulk Vs. Thor (2009)
Thor (2011)
Thor: Tales of Asgard (2011)
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Thor: Love and Thunder (2021)
Television
show(s)
The Marvel Super Heroes (1966)
The Incredible Hulk Returns (1988)
Games
Video game(s) Thor: God of Thunder

The Marvel Comics superhero, Thor has appeared in a wide variety of media outside of comic books such as video games, films, and television programs.

Marvel Comics Company that publishes comic books and related media

Marvel Comics is the brand name and primary imprint of Marvel Worldwide Inc., formerly Marvel Publishing, Inc. and Marvel Comics Group, a publisher of American comic books and related media. In 2009, The Walt Disney Company acquired Marvel Entertainment, Marvel Worldwide's parent company.

Superhero Type of stock character

A superhero is a type of heroic stock character, possessing supernatural or superhuman powers, who is dedicated to fighting the evil of their universe, protecting the public, and usually battling super-villains. A female superhero is sometimes called a superheroine, although the word superhero is also commonly used for females. Superhero fiction is the genre of fiction that is centered on such characters, especially in American comic book and films since the 1930s.

Thor (Marvel Comics) Marvel comic book character

Thor Odinson is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character, which is based on the Norse deity of the same name, is the Asgardian god of thunder who possesses the enchanted hammer, Mjolnir, which grants him the ability to fly and manipulate weather amongst his other superhuman attributes.

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Television

1960s

A "Mighty Thor" title card from a segment of the 1966 animated television series The Marvel Super Heroes. Thor Marvel Super Heroes.jpg
A "Mighty Thor" title card from a segment of the 1966 animated television series The Marvel Super Heroes .
Donald Blake (Steve Levitt) and Thor (Eric Allan Kramer) from The Incredible Hulk Returns. Thor from Hulk Returns.jpg
Donald Blake (Steve Levitt) and Thor (Eric Allan Kramer) from The Incredible Hulk Returns .

Thor starred in the segment "The Mighty Thor" of the animated The Marvel Super Heroes , originally syndicated in 1966. [1] There were thirteen episodes that centered on Thor, who was voiced by Chris Wiggins who also voiced his human host Donald Blake. [2]

<i>The Marvel Super Heroes</i> television series

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Chris Wiggins was an English-born Canadian actor.

1980s

<i>Spider-Man</i> (1981 TV series) 1981 animated series

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Jack Angel is an American voice actor and former radio personality. He has provided voice-overs for animation and video games. Angel has voiced characters in shows by Hasbro and Hanna-Barbera such as Super Friends, The Transformers and G.I. Joe and has been involved in numerous productions by DreamWorks, Disney and Disney Pixar. Before becoming involved with voiceover work, Angel was initially a disc jockey for radio stations, namely KMPC and KFI.

<i>Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends</i> American animated television series from 1981-1983

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1990s

<i>Fantastic Four</i> (1994 TV series) 1994 TV series

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John Rhys-Davies Welsh actor

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Ego the Living Planet

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2000s

Thor as depicted in The Super Hero Squad Show. Super Hero Squad Show Thor.jpg
Thor as depicted in The Super Hero Squad Show .
Cartoon Network American pay television channel

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<i>The Super Hero Squad Show</i> American animated television series

Marvel Super Hero Squad is an American animated series by Marvel Animation. It is based on the Marvel Super Hero Squad action figure line from Hasbro, which portray the Avengers, the X-Men, and various other characters of the Marvel Universe in a cartoonish super-deformed style. it aired from 2009 to 2011. It is also a self-aware parody of the Marvel characters, with influences taken from on the comedic Mini Marvels series of parody comic books, in that the heroes tend to find themselves in comedic situations, and have cartoonish bents in comparison to their usually serious personalities, and is an overall comedic take on the Avengers. The series was produced by Film Roman and Marvel Animation.

David Derrick Boat is an American voice actor active in animation, films and video games.

2010s

<i>The Avengers: Earths Mightiest Heroes</i> American animated television series

The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes! is an American animated television series by Marvel Animation in cooperation with Film Roman, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers. The show debuted on Disney XD and online in the fall of 2010, starting with a 20-part micro-series.

Rick Darrin Wasserman is an American voice, stage and television actor.

Marvel Animation animation production company

Marvel Animation, Inc. is an American animation production company. The Marvel Entertainment subsidiary was incorporated on January 25, 2008 to direct Marvel's efforts in animation and home entertainment markets. The incorporated Marvel Animation included then ongoing animation efforts by Marvel Studios with Lionsgate and Nickelodeon. Marvel Animation operates under the Marvel Television division of Marvel Studios, a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios, a division of The Walt Disney Company.

Film

Live-action

Chris Hemsworth as Thor as depicted in the film Thor. Chris Hemsworth as Thor.jpg
Chris Hemsworth as Thor as depicted in the film Thor .

Animation

Video games

Motion comic

A four episode motion comic titled Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers , based on the graphic novel Loki by Robert Rodi and Esad Ribić, was released on March 28, 2011 on iTunes, Xbox Live, and the PlayStation Network. [41]

Theatre

Novels and short stories

Audio serial

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