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Thor Photos

Thor as a Woman
Loki is dressing me up as a woman so that we can get my hammer back. No comment. [Illustration by Carl Larsson, 1893.]

Thor's Pants
Work those pants, Thor. [Unknown artist, from a 17th century Icelandic manuscript.]

Thor and Alvis
Here I am with my daughter, talking to a dwarf named Alvis. I kinda promised Alvis he could marry her – but I lied. [Illustration by W.C. Collingwood, 1908.]

Thor and His Hammer
I’m too sexy. [Illustration from the 1893 Swedish version of the Poetic Edda.]

Thor Fights Elli
Not my proudest moment. Here I am getting my butt kicked by an old man named Elli. It was NOT a fair fight. [Illustration by Robert Engels, 1919.]

Thor and Skrymir
This is a picture of me meeting the giant Skrymir. I. Hate. Giants. [Illustration by Elmer Boyd Smith, 1902.]

Thor Catching Jormungand
Fishing trip with Hymir! I caught the poisonous serpent Jormungand. I was about to kill him with my hammer when Hymir cut the fishing line. [Illustration from the 1893 Swedish version of the Poetic Edda.]

Thor and Jormungand
First fishing trip with a giant!  I'm giving the mighty serpent Jormungand the heave-ho. [Painting by Johann Heinrich Füssli, early 1800s.]

Thor on a Boat
I’m on a boat! With my hammer! About to kick Jormungand’s butt.  [Unknown artist, c. 1700s.]

Statue of Thor
Here’s a sexy statue of me. You can see it for real at the Swedish Army Museum. [Photo by Peter Isotalo, 2007.]

Thor Battles the Ettins
Mårten Eskil Winge did a great job with this painting. I’m battling the Ettins with my amazing hammer. He even got my magic girdle of might just right. And check out my muscles! ["Thor's Battle with the Ettins," painting by Mårten Eskil Winge, 1872.]

Thor's Hammer
In medieval times, it was hip to wear a hammer-shaped pendant around your neck (if you were Scandinavian). Christianity was spreading like wildfire in Scandinavia, making people forget about the Norse gods. All the cool kids rebelled by wearing my hammer. HARDCORE. [Image from the Swedish encyclopedia Nordisk familjebok, published late 1800s-early 1900s.]

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