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Subj: Re: It's a nebulous feat at best...
Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2008 at 05:00:37 pm EDT (Viewed 1 times)
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Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2008 at 10:06:37 am EDT (Viewed 185 times)

> > Because you're not sure what exactly Atlas/Hercules is supposed to be holding up. Is it the dimension of "space" around Olympus? Is it the actual entire "universe"? Is he holding up Eternity? Why? That doesn't make sense.
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> > To me this feat is the same as Thor's lifting of the Midgard Serpent. There's no way to quantify what the feat entails. It is a literal lifting of physical mass? Or is it a metaphorical? Or some combo of both?
> yeah, I agree. I think it is more of a spiritual representation. I mean Altas is a god, and magic probably comes into play somehow. Although not shown, I do believe there is more to the scan that just simply "holding up the heavens".

So far, thats exactly what it is.

People are reading way much into this. Its an absurd feat very much in the vein of pre crisis ones. In fact, its the one that set that kind of standart.

It doesnt make Hercules automatically stronger than everyone else, but it sure makes him a peer of people that usually wer talking how "the Marvel version doesnt have the Myth version feats".

The Myth versionis still the strongest and more skilled of the two, but the gap just closed in.

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