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#9 - trollmobile ONLINE
Reply -8
(07/22/2013) [-]
thor and loki aren't gods?
so you're saying if zeus and poseidon were to shop up, they wouldn't be gods either?

or if shiva or vishnu showed up? those would be aliens?
#44 to #9 - xdeathspawnx
Reply -1
(07/22/2013) [-]
actually zeus, poseidon, shiva, and vishnu are all in marvel comics...
The idea is that many gods from ancient cultures are actually aliens who visited Earth in the past and were worshiped as gods.
#10 to #9 - trostell
Reply -5
(07/22/2013) [-]
The superhero Thor is supposedly the basis for the god, but isn't actually the god. They are near-immortal creatures from another dimension, referred to as Asgard. Therefore, they actually are aliens, though the Vikings revered them as gods.
#21 to #10 - killthebilly
Reply +3
(07/22/2013) [-]
in the nordic mythology they were gods, living in Asgaard, connected to the earth by rimfrost or whatever that rainbow bridge is called. They lived in the sky, which is why the valkyries also had wings so they could travel forth between Asgaard and the earth to select the vikings that would come to Valhalla.

They aren't aliens in neither the mythology or the comic series. The writers have said that he is a god, as gods are the only thing capable of standing against the hulk.
#12 to #10 - trollmobile ONLINE
Reply -6
(07/22/2013) [-]
other way around dimwit.
#13 to #12 - trostell
Reply +4
(07/22/2013) [-]
Actually, the idea for the superhero is based on the god, Thor, BUT, the superhero's family all share the same traits as Norse gods, live in Asgard, and are nigh immortal beings that can travel between dimensions. According to the history of the superhero, he saved humanity long ago, during the age when Vikings ruled the seas, and thus, he and his family were revered as gods by the Vikings.
#14 to #13 - trollmobile ONLINE
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(07/22/2013) [-]
such are the reasons why i hate marvel's commercialized corruption of the mythology.

i bet loki didn't even give birth to Odin's horse in their version.
#18 to #14 - kuci
Reply -2
(07/22/2013) [-]
Norse mythology sure is funny, but also retarded
#22 to #18 - killthebilly
Reply +1
(07/22/2013) [-]
might be retarded, but still better than christianity.
#15 to #14 - trostell
Reply 0
(07/22/2013) [-]
I haven't dug that far into it, not being much of a comic book fan myself. I still think Loki is all kinds of ****** up to father a wolf and an 8 legged horse, though.
#23 to #15 - killthebilly
Reply 0
(07/22/2013) [-]
and a sea-serpent, not to forget.
#20 to #15 - derpwolf
Reply 0
(07/22/2013) [-]
I think Slepnir had six legs? Don't forget he also gave birth to Jormandur the World Serpent, and Hel, the ruler of Helheim. I am so bad at spelling almost everything in Norse Mythology, forgive me.