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skrayper

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swmcbf

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Subj: Re: Thor's new weapon in Infinity War....
Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 at 09:14:46 am EST (Viewed 277 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Thor's new weapon in Infinity War....
Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 at 12:24:04 am EST (Viewed 326 times)



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    Ultimates hammer with a wood handle. I like that Thor looks to forge it himself. Maybe he uses the broken original as part of the new one. I doubt it though and calling it stormbreaker is a serious nod to Simonson which is cool.


Some of the theories for the movie is that the scene that shows Thor holding the two handles (in the giant circle) while yelling is him using his vast strength to assist in the forging of the weapon (and that Peter Dinklage is playing the dwarf who forges the weapon).

I think calling it "Stormbreaker" is paying homage to Beta Ray Bill without introducing him. If you think about it, BRB works in the Marvel comics because Thor was around for 20+ years before introducing him and therefor didn't water down the idea of Thor. MCU Thor hasn't been around for even half that, so introducing a second person with Thor's powers would likely just be confusing to most people - especially considering Odin isn't around to give a context of even HOW Bill could get said powers.


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