Page to Screen: Thor (2011)

based on characters by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, and Jack Kirby

When it comes to comics, I’m a DC girl. There’s a snarky edge to Marvel that I don’t appreciate—in comic book form. When it comes to the movies, I quite like Marvel’s output. …well, their recent output. Iron Man was a fantastic romp and I quite liked The Incredible Hulk; but then, my thing for Liv Tyler probably had something to do with that. But I wasn’t exactly planning on seeing Thor until a friend of mine saw it three times when it came out. And then the trailer, where Thor behaves as if he’s at a mead hall in a tiny diner, grew on me and grew on me, until I jumped at the chance to see it on the big screen.

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