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  •   Jaimie Alexander plays Lady Sif in the Thor movie released in May 2011.  Thor is a superhero who started appearing in Marvel Comics in August of 1962 in “Journey into Mystery” #83 and was created by editor-plotter Stan Lee, scripter Larry Lieber, and penciller Jack Kirby.  The Thor character is based on the Thor of Norse mythology.  Thor has starred in his own series as well as being a perennial member of the superhero team the Avengers, appearing in each of the four volumes. Writer Stan Lee can best describe how the team came up with the idea for Thor following the creation of the Hulk. “How do you make someone stronger than the strongest person? It finally came […]

    Jaimie Alexander is Sif in Thor Movie

      Jaimie Alexander plays Lady Sif in the Thor movie released in May 2011.  Thor is a superhero who started appearing in Marvel Comics in August of 1962 in “Journey into Mystery” #83 and was created by editor-plotter Stan Lee, scripter Larry Lieber, and penciller Jack Kirby.  The Thor character is based on the Thor of Norse mythology.  Thor has starred in his own series as well as being a perennial member of the superhero team the Avengers, appearing in each of the four volumes. Writer Stan Lee can best describe how the team came up with the idea for Thor following the creation of the Hulk. “How do you make someone stronger than the strongest person? It finally came […]

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  • Marvel > DC Ok, I know that without DC, Marvel may not exist today.  It’s not a chicken before the egg debate.  DC came first, but first is not always best.  In fact, without Marvel, DC may have gone under many years ago.  It’s been a wonderful rivalry and relationship over the years. I want to be clear:  Even though I think Marvel is better than DC, I still like DC.  I never understood why someone would love one and hate the other.  Why can’t we like both?  I do.  I just like one more than the other, that’s all. Why do I like Marvel best?  Where do I start?  In almost all comics, you have to be able to […]

    Marvel vs DC

    Marvel > DC Ok, I know that without DC, Marvel may not exist today.  It’s not a chicken before the egg debate.  DC came first, but first is not always best.  In fact, without Marvel, DC may have gone under many years ago.  It’s been a wonderful rivalry and relationship over the years. I want to be clear:  Even though I think Marvel is better than DC, I still like DC.  I never understood why someone would love one and hate the other.  Why can’t we like both?  I do.  I just like one more than the other, that’s all. Why do I like Marvel best?  Where do I start?  In almost all comics, you have to be able to […]

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