Marvel’s god of thunder returns to the big screen this weekend in Thor: The Dark World, and even though we’ve already had two films featuring Chris Hemsworth as Thor, it’s understandable if your level of expertise is far from godly when it comes to the Silver Age superhero.
The creation of Stan Lee, Larry Lieber (Lee’s younger brother), and Jack Kirby, Thor was one of several iconic Marvel characters to debut in the early 1960s, and was based on the hammer-wielding Norse god of thunder and protector of the Earth. And much like in Marvel’s cinematic universe, he was also one of the founding members of The Avengers in the pages of Marvel’s comics.
Here are 10 more things to know about Thor.
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