We Need Secret Wars to Give Thor the Best Team

Avengers: Secret Wars should fully feature the Thor Corps – an army of Thors different from the Multiverse.

by Michelle Martin | published

You can never tell what will or won’t survive from the Marvel comic book to the movie screen, but here’s my warning to anyone involved in the making of 2025 Avengers: Secret Wars That with the hammer of the greatest of them all—which, I think we can all agree, is Throg, the Frog of Thunder—would be pure Hell to pay if the movie didn’t include the Thor Corps.

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on the cover of thor core secret war #2, Marvel Comics 2015

At a 2015–16 Marvel Comics line-wide event that would draw its inspiration from Marvel’s upcoming event film, Doctor Doom patched together pieces of the destroyed Multiverse to form Battleworld. The now almighty villain, calling himself the God Emperor Doom, rules the Battleworld and his “justice” is served by the Thor Corps: an army of seemingly countless Thor variants to fully enforce Doom’s will. is devoted.

One Avengers: Secret Wars The biggest missed Marvel opportunity would be without Thor Corps as someone foolishly convinced Sam Raimi to mask Willem Dafoe as the Green Goblin. In the entire Secret Wars comic book event, there is no more powerful expression of the formidable diversity of Marvel’s multiverse than the gatherings of the Thor Corps.

You see, the way Marvel handled this incident was that they temporarily stopped publishing all of their regular titles, while only publishing secret war And dozens of tie-in miniseries. Means Thor Corps not only appeared in secret war and police procedural tie-in miniseries Thor (No, not kidding), but in most other miniseries. This provided the group with one of the most solid connective tissues between the series, and it also gave the cast and writers a chance to create So, several, Thor,

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cover of thor core Thor #1, Marvel Comics 2015

There are variants of the character based on what fans have already encountered such as Jane Foster’s Mighty Thor, Beta Ray Bill, The Ultimate Thor (who was the main character). Thor), Throg, Ororo Thor (ie Storm from the X-Men), Thunderstrike, Destroyer Armor Thor, King Thor, Unworthy Thor, and Redhead Lal Norwell, But they barely scratch the surface. among all secret war The series stars Gamora, Nightcrawler, Colossus, Sam Wilson, Thor based on Groot (which is simply “I am Thor”), Valkyrie, Ceph, Angela, a wolf based on the Man-Wolf or Werewolf by Night (named Thrr). And just about any Marvel hero you can think of (except the Hulk; I haven’t found the Hulk Thor yet, given their relationship tracks).

There is a Thor with the head of a lizard, one with the head of a cat, and the other with the head of a boar. For every change of costume of the original hero that appears in the comics, there is at least one Thor. Most of them appear to be carrying hammers, but he has not married them; Some have battle axes, swords, eyes – yes I said “ankh.”

We will be robbed amidst wonders Avengers: Secret Wars Shots of a squadron of Thors without the Thor corps landing in Greenland to contend with an entire tribe of Hulks, Thor blasting some Marvel zombies apart in the Deadlands, or simply each other Detonate a tavern in a huge brawl.

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Thor Corps vs. Hulks in Thors #2, Marvel Comics 2015

and no-the notion that Avengers: Secret Wars The inclusion of the Thor Corps is far from certain. Avengers: Age of Ultron It had almost nothing to do with the comic book event of the same name, and similar things can be said of other Marvel Comics films based on events such as captain america civil war And Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, By All Appearances, Upcoming Miniseries covert attack Likewise will be very different from the source material.

but let go Avengers: Secret Wars Existing without Thor Corps would be a bigger mistake than 2004’s Greenlighting catwoman, Although MCU friendly secret warThere’s no doubt that the multiverse will have a lot to do with it, and with that in mind, if we can’t take out a Frog Thor and a Groot Thor and a Werewolf Thor together, then Hell is the cause of it all. What does it mean?

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Thor Core #1, Marvel Comics 1993

By the way, while he was busy creating the source material Avengers: Secret Wars, writer Jonathan Hickman didn’t take the Thor core out of the void. Much of what appeared at the event was based on previous comics. Ozzy Thor, Beta Ray Bill, Thunderstrike, and Dargo Ketor (A Thor from the Future) worked together in the short-lived 1993 series Thor Core,

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