BATTLES OF THE WEEK

In 'Thor' (1989) #400, Thor and Hercules arm wrestle to determine who is the "greatest warrior of all!"
In ‘Thor’ (1989) #400, Thor and Hercules arm wrestle to determine who is the “greatest warrior of all!” Photo/Marvel Comics

Enter the two contestants on a “deserted, battle-scarred planet.” On the left side, is Thor, and on the right side, is Hercules.

Let’s look at the stats.

Thor – Earth-616
SUPER-STRENGTH: PLANETARY
SUPER-SPEED: STELLAR
DURABILITY: STELLAR
ENERGY PROJECTION: GALAXY
FIGHTING SKILLS: WARRIOR
INTELLIGENCE: LEADER
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Mjolnir.
  • Megingjord.
  • The Odinship.
WEAKNESSES
  • Warrior’s Madness.
Hercules – Earth-616
SUPER-STRENGTH: PLANETARY
SUPER-SPEED: SUBSONIC
DURABILITY: STELLAR
ENERGY PROJECTION: CONTINENT
FIGHTING SKILLS: WARRIOR
INTELLIGENCE: FIELD EXPERIENCE
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Shield of Perseus.
  • Helm of Hades.
  • Sword of Peleus.
  • Golden Mace.
WEAKNESSES
  • Hydra Blood.
  • Alcoholism.
  • Rage.

CHECK OUT THE ACTION: SUPERMAN VS HE-MAN.

THE FIGHT

OUTCOME: DRAW

HERCULES IN COMICS

‘Journey Into Mystery Annual’ (1965) #1, marks the first appearance of Hercules in Marvel continuity. While traveling Jotunheim, Thor and Loki journey to Olympus. There, Thor meets Hercules.

'Journey Into Mystery Annual' (1965) #1, marks the first appearance of Hercules in Marvel continuity.

‘Journey Into Mystery Annual’ (1965) #1, marks the first appearance of Hercules in Marvel continuity. Photo/Marvel Comics

NEXT BATTLE OF THE WEEK: GREEN LANTERN VS MONGUL. OCTOBER 23RD.


SOURCES

Thor Vol 1 400 in Marvel Database.
Thor Odinson (Earth-616) in Marvel Database.
Hercules (Earth-616) in Marvel Database.
Journey into Mystery Annual Vol 1 1 in Marvel Database.

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