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dave

In Reply To
Maestro

Subj: Re: Great issue as usual. :-)
Posted: Thu Sep 18, 2008 at 10:38:24 pm EDT
Reply Subj: Re: Great issue as usual. :-)
Posted: Thu Sep 18, 2008 at 07:32:43 pm EDT (Viewed 331 times)



> But how do we know that Atlas and then Hercules wasn't supporting the weight of the heavens ?
> I've certainly seen stranger things in Marvel such as a Viking God with a fishing rod reeling in a planet sized serpent which was wrapped around the Earth... all the while standing in a rinky dinky fishing boat. Yet thats considered a "strength" feat, isn't it ? \:\-\)
>

Well at the end of the day all really high end feats won't stand up to the critics, but to answer your question...how much do the "heavens" weight? Weight is a measure of gravitational pull, which is just a matter of mass and distance. In this example, the masses are near infinite but so are the distances. There's no way to compute any kind of force without a frame of reference. This is why I said it is an undefined feat. It's like the Hulk punching a hole in reality. How much strength does that take? Who knows?

As for the Thor thing, I'm just going to assume that it was a flying feat. Maybe he was using his flight power to keep the boat from moving. Otherwise, it's just plain silly. Of course it is a comic book.


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