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Norse code

ONE of the reasons Stan Lee and Jack Kirby were able to cast ancient Norse gods as modern comic-book superheroes was that they were comparatively unknown, Richard Wagner and the names of our weekdays notwithstanding. Here, then, are a few terms so you can tell your Asgard from a Hel in the ground.

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3 responses

  1. Nicely done, sir! You did some more research, true to your word. Wonder if Marvel Comics will give us another adventure soon, as I thought their Thor was a surprising little gem. It’s been a bit hit and miss in the comic book-to-movie screen transition. Writing, writing, writing!! But I’m preaching to the choir, aren’t I? Cheers.

    April 13, 2012 at 10:30 am

    • 🙂 Thanks Offer. I think there is a Thor sequel in the works. Hope Branagh directs again.

      April 13, 2012 at 11:36 am

  2. Pingback: new myth, old god (and the origin of heaven and hell on earth) « JRFibonacci's blog: partnering with reality

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