Tag Archives: midgard

I Want to Ragnarok All Night

I just recently finished reading the Eternals Saga from Marvel’s The Mighty Thor, which originally ran from 1979 through 1980. Comics Recommended gives a good overview of the saga in three parts, but I’m going to say a bit about … Continue reading

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Stupid Dwarf Tricks

While the main role of the dwarves in Norse mythology is that of crafting items, they have other jobs as well. For instance, four dwarves are said to live at the each of the compass points, representing the directions and … Continue reading

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Fear of a Dark Elf Planet

Thor: The Dark World – I’ve been trying to read comics a little more as of late, and I think the Marvel movies manage to capture the feel of being epic, fun, and kind of cheesy all at the same … Continue reading

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All I Can See Is Ouroboros

I’m sure that, even if you don’t know the name, you’ve seen the image of the snake biting its own tail. It’s used a lot as a symbol for infinity and the cycle of death and rebirth, and it’s even … Continue reading

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Tree, Tree, Tree

Picture by Robert Engels While many myths have the first humans created out of dirt or clay, there are other substances that some cultures considered to have been the source of mankind. In Norse mythology, the first two humans were … Continue reading

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