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The newest trailer gives audiences their best look yet at the latest outing for everyone’s favorite Asgardian. The hero will reportedly cross swords (hammers?) with Gorr the God-Butcher, a deadly villain from the comics who hunts deities.
In the Jason Aaron run of Marvel’s Thor comics, the Son of Odin hunts Gorr the God-Butcher to put an end to his murderous rampage. Mjolnir begins calling out to the cancer-stricken Jane Foster, who feels the pull to become a hero. she lifts Mjolnir. When she does, she is imbued with the power of a god and takes the name “Thor” for herself.
The Mighty Thor
Jane Foster wasn’t the first Marvel character to pick up Thor’s hammer and receive his power. Beta Ray Bill, an alien Korbinite, was one of the first alternative Thors in the comics.
Other Comic Book Thors
The Love and Thunder trailer shows that Jane Foster wields Mjolnir. However, Thor’s villainous sister, Hela, destroyed the Uru-forged weapon in Ragnarok. The version of Mjolnir Jane wields in the trailer appears cracked and reformed. Is it possible that she found the remains of the artifact in Norway and pieced them back together?
How Did the MCU Jane Foster Get Mjolnir?
The Love and Thunder trailer also confirms that everyone’s favorite band of lovable space pirates, the Guardians of the Galaxy, will return. Shots from the teaser show them aboard the crew’s ship. Gamora is conspicuously absent from the lineup, despite an alternate timeline version of the character surviving the final battle in Endgame.
Love and Thunder Brings the Guardians Back
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