Shop Mobile More Submit  Join Login
×




Details

Submitted on
October 2, 2012
Image Size
262 KB
Resolution
400×1865
Submitted with
Sta.sh
Link
Thumb
Embed

Stats

Views
151,153 (1 today)
Favourites
6,689 (who?)
Comments
1,308
Downloads
260
×
Thor movie by humon Thor movie by humon
My site [link]

First time I watched Thor was with *Poralizer and she kept telling me "Don't think too hard about it. Just enjoy it as an action movie"

I wasn't the least angry or butthurt and actually thought it was quite fun, but my mind kept going "This is wrong! This is all wrong!" and it carried over to the Avengers movie. Every time Thor and Loki opened their mouths my brain went "Ynhljbasfsgdb!!!*blue screen*" :XD:

I know it's based on a comic, but the comic is inspired by the mythology, and I had a hard time ignoring that because they had taken enough parts from the mythology to make the wrong parts stand out. If they had just taken the names and left everything else I would have had an easier time getting over it.

At least it explained all the weird question I've been getting from people about Norse mythology.

But just for fun, have some Danish Lokis [link] (From a christmas series) [link] (From the cartoon Valhalla)
Add a Comment:
 
:iconsffcorgi:
SFFCorgi Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2015
Here's another take:  It's an Alternate Universe where enough has been changed to result in the Asgardians you see on the screen.

Also, I think there was a story in Marvel canon about how Sif's hair was golden to start, but after something Loki did, she had it magically replaced with this new hair.

Anyway, I'm sure I'll feel your pain later whenever they condescend to come out with a Wonder Woman movie.  From the early rumours, it's going to be ALL wrong.
Reply
:iconroycegrey:
RoyceGrey Featured By Owner Edited Dec 24, 2014
It's only a movie.

"If they had just taken the names and left everything else I would have had an easier time getting over it."

That's a point.
Reply
:icondwarfpriest:
dwarfpriest Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I take it you never actually read the comics. It is very lightly inspired in mythology. I suggest avoiding Earth X and Paradise X, where they are shapeshifting aliens molded into gods by the imagination of an old man.
Reply
:iconiglybo:
Iglybo Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014
I was the same :XD:
Reply
:icontornado-azul:
Tornado-azul Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I had the same reaction when i saw Villa Gesell in x-men first class  :D (Big Grin) 
Reply
:icontop-hat-wolf:
Top-Hat-Wolf Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
a few mins ago I watched a movie called Vikingdom, in which Thor wants to destroy the world of men because they changed into Christianity.

At least this Thor looked more like the one from the Poetic Edda. 
Reply
:icontote-meistarinn:
Tote-Meistarinn Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This. So much this.
Reply
:iconrebell-chan:
Rebell-chan Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014
This is exactly me when I was forced to see the movie! 
Reply
:iconemin2000:
emin2000 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That was basically me. Sweating a little... 
I got over it though. It was a good movie, really.
Reply
:iconwonderfulworldtoday:
wonderfulworldtoday Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
lol I know nothing about thor XD
Reply
:iconfiomera:
fIOMERA Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
SAME REACTION!
Reply
:iconthe-chibi-warrior:
The-Chibi-Warrior Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I had the same reaction to Thor...and I'm American
Reply
:iconsmile-ora-frown:
Smile-ORA-Frown Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014
Is in normal for danish people to be well versed in Norse mythology or is this a special interest?
Reply
:icontereseantonsen:
TereseAntonsen Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Professional General Artist
There were vikings in Denmark too, as well as in Sweden, Finland, Iceland and so forth, so it's pretty common mythology we know of. :)
Reply
:iconsh3ikha:
Sh3ikha Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
That's me with the Resident Evil movies...It's hard to separate stories that you are so fond of being entirely different yet share similar aspects of the original stories...so hard in fact that I won't even give DragonBall Evolution the light of day...lol
Reply
:iconladysnowbook4:
LadySnowBook4 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014
Thats kinda how I feel about older cartoon Disney movies when I watch them now that I am older.
Reply
:iconsunstarphoenix:
SunstarPhoenix Featured By Owner May 8, 2014
I think my favorite part in all of this was this line:

 Every time Thor and Loki opened their mouths my brain went "Ynhljbasfsgdb!!!*blue screen*"

Just. Loved. It.

-Kai
Reply
:iconworldsmixer:
worldsmixer Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
The comic cannon and the movie cannon are SLIGHTLY different...
Reply
:iconthorfangirl:
ThorFanGirl Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yep. That as me too. But they wanted to make it less confusing for the people that dont read the comics or dont read Norse mythology. Though they should make a remake for the people that do! I would be ALL OVER that!
Reply
:iconlyssaoneiroi:
LyssaOneiroi Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013
Me too. Me too. Sif annoyed me so much. I was like 'Thor! You are cheating on your wife!!!! Drop Jane instantly!' Plus, lack of mead. All the best Viking stories include mead.
Reply
:iconkeplernova:
KeplerNova Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
That is very definitely me, although I got over it eventually... the movie is great in its own right.
Then Dad got me a book of old Thor comics, and I got through ALMOST three stories and threw it at the wall. XD
Reply
:iconjk-anime:
jk-anime Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Hobbyist
don't worry!! we have that all with certain movies!
I have it with Percy Jackson...the movies suck and contain so many faults!!aaarrgghhh!!!
Reply
:icongrinningsorrow:
grinningsorrow Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013
Honestly, the movie was a terrible adaptation of an OKAY adaptation. Read the comics, they're slightly closer to the original mythology (slightly...).
That being said, I love Marvel's Thor (comic and movie) as much as the original mythology. You just have to learn to keep the two separate. :P
Reply
:iconcomputer-girl28:
computer-girl28 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013
That's how I reacted. :)
Reply
:iconcrazyforchocobos:
crazyforchocobos Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013
I guess the best way to take it is...it's a re imagining. but as for Sif's hair...I think it was originally blonde in the myths and Thor and Loki got into a fight and Loki turned her hair black.

Maybe we can make the argument that already happened prior to the movie?
Reply
:iconruler101:
Ruler101 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2013

Well, if it makes you feel any better the comics at one point DO explain all the discrepancies. 

 

Basically, taking a VERY liberal view on the idea that some gods will be revived after Ragnarok, they say that after the Ragnarok all the gods are reborn in different ways, varying from slight changes to incredible differences. 

 

I mean, the idea of Ragnarok being a cycle is kinda off to begin with, but at least they addressed it.  =)

Reply
:iconfili-laufeyson:
Fili-Laufeyson Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
well that's exactly what me looked like, but i first read Scandinavian mythology and later watched the movie :)  that was so confusing!
Reply
:iconlasago:
Lasago Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I've got the same problem.. At my school, we get taught acient Greek and Roman history (as well as the myths), so every single f*cking time I watch a movie "based" on those stories, my brain just shuts down... 
Reply
:iconjackiereaper:
JackieReaper Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
ha
Reply
:iconpetit-hibou:
Petit-Hibou Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I just now had a revelation about this..why did they make Sif's hair black? It's notably blonde. And then..Loki's Odin's brother?
I still like the movie and all, but I just had the glass shattered.
I do hope they bring in Sigyn in the second movie, though~
Reply
:iconstudio-mutamoon:
Studio-MutaMoon Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I did the same thing... There there~ :D
Reply
:icongrayw1ng:
grayw1ng Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
i was distracted by the sexy of all avenger movies...butts
Reply
:iconbyohazrd13:
Byohazrd13 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
And where is Sigyn?? I loved the movie but the mythology was whack o.o
Reply
:iconlordhiraka:
LordHiraka Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
Hey how did Loki become a god anyway
Reply
:icontransformersis:
Transformersis Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's a great movie, but you have to remember that Marvel based the comics LOOSELY on the actual Nordic myths. Personally, I think it's actually easier to think of the stories as alternate realities, but that's just me. ;)
Reply
:iconjayyefire:
Jayyefire Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I told a friend a bit about Thor stuff.
They were all like, 'no, thor isn't from mythology blah blah'
*facepalm*
Humanity, I am Dissapoint.
Reply
:iconreidsgirl2013:
reidsgirl2013 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013
i went to the thor movie as part of my lore class at the end we had to find all the things wrong with the movie
Reply
:iconwolfiegrrrl:
WolfieGrrrl Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Yeah... Me, too...

My brothers kept telling me to just relax and stop thinking about it. Eventually, I ended up learning to appreciate it as something entirely separate from the myths. It took a while, though. XD I had to watch the movie a few times before it started settling.

I still like the mythology better... and this comic of yours describes my reaction perfectly. XD Excellent. :clap:
Reply
:iconnamelessmanic:
NamelessManic Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
Same thing happened to my classics club and I when we saw immortals. It hurt our brains and our constant cristisisms annoyed the others in the theater. Good times.
Reply
:icondewani90:
Dewani90 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
that's the bad thing of knowing the mythos of every culture, watching a movie "based" on the mythology and it is even worse if it is "loosely based" you will end up thinking " this isn't how it is suposed to be, it's not right...what were they thinking?", so whenever i see Thor i laugh, because that's not how he should be... the gods would never dress in colorful spandex with the colors of a flag that is not even from the country that believed in them, i would laugh even harder if someone makes a superhero called "mars" or "hercules", so i take the movies, cartoons or comics as something funny that should not be taken seriously no matter how hard they try to be based in a myth (just look at dragon ball, based in the legend of Sun Wukong, i doubt the legend included aliens, super-duper-powers, robots, cyborgs and vehicles that came from capsules)
Reply
:iconbkworm87:
bkworm87 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013
Yeah, I feel your pain. I had a hard time accepting the comics after I know 'now' what the Norse mythos is all about, and it just seems like Marvel was having a hay-day in making more fans come to the franchise for the wrong reasons.
I also learned off of the Rick Riordan's website (Percy Jackson & the Olympians series) that he is also preparing to make a spin-off series of the Norse gods/mythos in young adult fiction, so I'll be subconsciously critiquing that too.
Reply
:iconsallyskulingtin:
sallyskulingtin Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013
This happens every single time I see anything based off of mythology.

And where is Sigyn in all of this? Even Loki needs love...
Reply
:iconphantomdragon-56:
PHantomDragon-56 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013   General Artist
I actually read up on as much Norse mythology as I could before going to see Thor. I really enjoyed reading the different legends. However, I also read up on some of the marvel comics, just so I could see what the differences were.

I think the main thing that got me was that Laufey was transformed into a male.


I recently purchased all of the "Loki" marvel comics digitally and they were actually really good. Marvel blended their version into the original Norse myths, creating something very interesting.

By far though, the weirdest and most incorrect representation of the Norse myths that I have seen to date was the one shown on the History Channel. Loki was a bald, monk looking servant to Thor, who was made to seem like the "king of the gods". I don't recall all of it, but Loki's role was pretty much diminished to "yes master, no master, shouldn't you think about this master?" while Thor was the "I can do whatever I want because I'm me." None of the other gods made an appearance and Thor went to wrestle with Jormungandr frequently and for no apparent reason.
Reply
:iconeeveefennekinfan:
EeveeFennekinFan Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I think its because of this:
-If Loki was Odin's blood brother in the movie fans might think he sould be more old looking
-Loki could not seek revenge after being in the shade of Thor if him and Odin was blood brothers.
-In avengers Thor could not say 'he is adopted'
Reply
:iconkatakikun:
Katakikun Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Student Digital Artist
The Danish Loki's are amazing, but I can't help but think of Snape.

I watched Thor firast, but I see how the trashed the true mythology. Kinda annoying really. I think the movie would have been sensational if they were kept true to the myths.
Reply
:iconjerricho111:
jerricho111 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
yes... I know how you feel.
Reply
:iconl00zr:
L00Zr Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's okay. I ranted about it to. The movie was good, but so off from Mythology. Trust me i went on and on to.
Reply
:iconjohanna1lif:
johanna1lif Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Student Artist
It really bothers me that people now think that Thor was created by Marvel.
Reply
:iconayumi-fallassion:
Ayumi-Fallassion Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
Just think of ti as Ragnarok having already happened, so it's a different 'verse/version of the Aesir
Reply
:iconessenceofthedark:
essenceofthedark Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013
this is me

or rather, it would be me, if I didn't know what I went to. I've had to separate marvel!Thor and the rest and think of them as aliens, not gods, from the mythology where they really are gods, otherwise it's just going to piss me off. I kind of think of Thor from the movies like 'oh yeah, kind of like Tor and Zeus, they're similar, and both has something to do with lightning (well, thunder, really, but potato, tomato) but they're not the same'
Reply
Add a Comment: