Chris Hemsworth as Thor

Chris Hemsworth as Thor

Thor is a super hero who first appeared in Journey into Mystery #83 (Aug. 1962), and was created by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby.

Did you know?

  • When casting the film Thor, Chris Hemsworth was initially dropped from consideration and later given a second chance to read for the part before being offered the role.
  • Thor placed 14th on IGN's list of "Top 100 Comic Book Heroes of All Time" in 2011 and first in their list of "The Top 50 Avengers" in 2012.
  • As the Norse god of thunder, Thor can summon the elements of a storm including lightning, rain, wind and snow.

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