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The Theft of Thor's Hammer Resources

Movie or TV Productions

Thor (2011)

The basic premise of this movie, based on the <em>Thor</em> Marvel comic books, is that Thor has been kicked out of Asgard by his father Odin because of bad behavior.

"The Mighty Thor" (1966)

Thor was the focus of an animated TV episode, also from Marvel comics, soon after the debut of his comic books.

The Avengers (2012)

Thor makes regular appearances as a member of this superhero team.


Thor: God of Thunder

Marvel Comics and Sega team up to bring you <em>Thor: The Video Game.</em> The weapon of choice is a hammer, of course.

Historical Documents


Here's the first written version of the story of the "Theft of Thor's Hammer" from the 13th-century <em>Poetic Edda.</em>

Codex Regius

Here's a picture of the manuscript in which the <em>Poetic Edda</em> is contained.


The Mighty Thor TV episode (1966)

This is awesomely cheesy. Be sure to watch the second part too.

Thor (2011)

Tons of clips from the movie and videos on the making of the movie.


Timeless Myths: Norse Mythology

This website re-tells many of the Norse myths and gives information about Norse cosmology and character profiles. This website calls "The Theft of Thor's Hammer" by the name of "Blushing Bride."


Another good website, with stories organized by the main character.

Encyclopedia Mythica

This "encyclopedia" is kind of like a dictionary of mythology. It's not that pretty, but it is useful.


D'Aulaire's Book of Norse Myths

A classic of mythical anthologies, with beautiful artwork.

Kevin Crossley-Holland's The Norse Myths

Renowned young adult literature author Kevin Crossley-Holland tackles Norse mythology.

Images & Artwork (Copyrighted and Unsure)

Thor (2011) Movie Poster

Featuring an ominous-looking Thor and his hammer.

Marvel's Thor

Here's how Thor looks in the Marvel comic books.

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