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Thor Movie Costumes and Collectible Gear

Updated on January 8, 2017
Thor iPad Wallpaper
Thor iPad Wallpaper | Source

The Latest Thor Outfits, Movies and Collectibles Provide Some Thunderous Gift Giving Fun

Thor movie costumes and collectible gear are bound to be a great hit this year and for years to come, especially with the immense popularity of the Thor and Avengers movies.

Celebrating 60 years of hammer swinging antics, Thor is ranked 14th on IGN's list of Top 100 Comic Book Heroes.

Based on Thor, the Norse god of thunder, the comic book version of this iconic figure first appeared in Journey into Mystery #83 back in 1962.

If you are looking for gifts for the Thor fan in your life, or perhaps you are looking for something for yourself, assembled on this page are some great gift ideas.

Grab your Thor mug and enjoy your favorite beverage as we take a look at the latest in Thor costumes, gear, and accessories.

Thor With His Trusty Hammer Mjolnir
Thor With His Trusty Hammer Mjolnir | Source

Thor's Given Name is Thor Odinson

The Mighty Thor is the modern day version of a god from Norse mythology having roots in Scandinavia and Germany. With his hammer, Thor is able to control thunder and lightning and can whip up a storm in a heart beat.

Thor's hammer also able to crush mountains and cause the earth to quake beneath an enemies feet, making his hammer one of the most devastating weapons available in Norse mythology and modern comic book adventures.

Thor also wears a power belt which doubles his strength and has a pair of iron gloves, which are needed to handle the hammer and its shorter handle.

Thor With The Avengers Movie Art
Thor With The Avengers Movie Art | Source
The Mighty Thor Marvel Treasury Edition Comic Book
The Mighty Thor Marvel Treasury Edition Comic Book | Source

Thor: Old School Comic Book Hero

The Thor comic book character is one of the original Avengers, and along with The Incredible Hulk and Iron Man, is one of the mainstays of Marvel Comic's answer to DC Comic's Justice League of America.

Thor is the son of Odin and the earth goddess Gaea in order to fulfill Odin's desire for a son to one day take his place as ruler of Asgard.

After being banished from Asgard by his father Odin, Thor became a protector and defender of earth and it's inhabitants, battling the giants that roamed the lands at the time.

In Norse mythology was associated with oak trees and strength, as well as prosperity and fertility, having several children from liaisons with various women.

Tho'rs main rival is his brother Loki, the trickster god who ultimately is responsible for Thor's death.

Superhero Origins: Thor

Thor: The Dark World Makes Debuts

If you recall from the 2011 Thor movie, Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman took on the lead roles as the exiled Thor and his love interest, scientist Jane Foster. Anthony Hopkins portrayed Odin, Thor's disgruntled father, and ruler of Asgard.

Hemsworth and Portman reprise their roles in the 2013 film Thor: The Dark World.

Thor's brother Loki makes his usual attempt to take over Asgard and must be stopped.


Cosplay Costume L-Large Size The Avengers Loki Japanese
Cosplay Costume L-Large Size The Avengers Loki Japanese

This hand made costume is great for Comi-Con or Halloween get togethers.

You have the option to email the manufacturers your body measurements to ensure a great fitting outfit for both males and females.

 

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    • AstroGremlin profile image

      AstroGremlin 4 years ago

      It's weird that a god of the Norsemen became a comic book character. He has a day named after him. That's kind of top 7 as far as gods go.

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      halloweenprops 5 years ago

      The Thor costumes look great.

    • mermaidlife profile image

      mermaidlife 5 years ago

      I actually like the "Loki" costume the best. That name keeps popping up here and there. I must go and see the movie now.

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      techboy8988 5 years ago

      I like the Loki costume. Looks pretty wicked. That girl's costume looks pretty nice also. Nice page!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Great costumes get me a hammer now

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      Lillian2 5 years ago

      Love the kids muscle costume

    • Lisa Remmick profile image

      Lisa Remmick 5 years ago

      Hammer Time.... oh wait that was MC Hammer! Just kidding..... Thor costumes are very cool and love the character.

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      MaryMorgan 5 years ago

      These are pretty impressive costumes - I like the idea of cavorting about with a giant hammer!

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