Origin of Thor
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The move came one day after the comic book company introduced a female Thor.Fear of a Minority Superhero: Marvel's Obsession with White Guys Saving the World|Marlow Stern|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Don Payne, whose work on The Simpsons started in Season 14, went on to write the scripts for both Thor and Thor: The Dark World.A 200-Hour ‘Simpsons’ Marathon? That’s Unpossible!|Rich Goldstein|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And instead of choosing to drop the Thor bombshell at the upcoming San Diego Comic Con, Marvel revealed the change on The View.
And when Thor Odinson is deemed unworthy, his hammer (and the Thor title, it seems) will pass on to an unnamed woman.
At 8:38 a.m. ET this morning, Thor—excuse me, Chris Hemsworth—stepped to the podium to announce the 2014 Oscar nominations.13 Oscar Nomination Shockers: Oprah, Tom Hanks, ‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ and More|Marlow Stern|January 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nother thing they had a wall built in betwix er room and let hams and all kinds provisions swing down in thor.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration
It reared over the boat that Hrymer sat in and that Thor straddled across.The Children of Odin|Padraic Colum
Thor arose and called to his companions that there was danger about, and that they must be on guard.In The Days of Giants|Abbie Farwell Brown
Thor, as his name implies, was the thunder god; his realm was called Thrudvang, which is said to mean the "Region of Fortitude."The Heroes of Asgard|Annie Keary
Plainly this cannot be considered in the same sense "episodic" as the poem of Thor's fishing for the Midgarth snake.Epic and Romance|W. P. Ker
Word Origin for Thor
Odin's eldest son, strongest of the gods though not the wisest, c.1020, from Old Norse Þorr, literally "thunder," from *þunroz, related to Old English þunor (see thunder).
The god of thunder in Norse mythology. He wielded a hammer.