Battles Of The Week: Thor vs Hercules

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.

Battles Of The Week: Captain Marvel (Shazam) vs Thor (Re-Published)

BATTLES OF THE WEEK

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SYNOPSIS FOR “ROUND TWO”

Axel Asher is receiving images of The Brothers. Characters from the DC and Marvel universes are crossing the inter-dimensional barrier and traveling between the two universes. Axel finds a man in a street with a glowing box who says he is trying to prevent something with duct tape. But it is too late. The two brothers have awakened and there must be war between each universe’s champions or else, they will do war and destroy everything. Enter Battle I…

In 'Marvel versus DC' (1996) #2, Captain Marvel (Shazam) faces Thor in a battle to decide whose universe survives.
In ‘Marvel versus DC’ (1996) #2, Captain Marvel (Shazam) faces Thor in a battle to decide whose universe survives. Photo/Marvel Comics

A contest of Champions! Captain Marvel (Shazam), the World’s Mightiest Mortal vs Thor, the God of Thunder!

Who wins, in this battle to decide whose universe survives the battle of the two Brothers?

Enter the two contestants! Let’s look at the stats!

On the left side, is Captain Marvel (Shazam), the Champion from New Earth. On the right side, is Thor, the warrior Prince from Asgard.

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CAPTAIN MARVEL (SHAZAM) – NEW EARTH
SUPER-STRENGTH: STELLAR
SUPER SPEED: STELLAR
DURABILITY: PLANETARY
ENERGY PROJECTION: CONTINENT
FIGHTING SKILLS: METAHUMAN
INTELLIGENCE: FIELD EXPERIENCE
PARAPHERNALIA
  • None.
WEAKNESSES
  • Vulnerability to electricity.
THOR – EARTH-616
SUPER-STRENGTH: PLANETARY
SUPER SPEED: STELLAR
DURABILITY: PLANETARY
ENERGY PROJECTION: SOLAR SYSTEM
FIGHTING SKILLS: WARRIOR
INTELLIGENCE: LEADER
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Mjolnir.
  • Megingjord.
  • The Odinship.
WEAKNESSES
  • Warrior’s Madness.

CHECK OUT THE ACTION: SUPERMAN VS HE-MAN.

THE FIGHT

In ‘Marvel versus DC’ (1996) #2, Captain Marvel (Shazam) and Thor duke it out in a knock-out drag-out fight to determine whose universe survives annihilation at the hands of the Brothers, a pair of powerful cosmic entities that represent the DC Universe and the Marvel Universe respectively.

The be-all end-all battle to determine who is the greatest warrior of any universe!

How does the fight go?

What a battle! Turns out the results of the battle were determined by the creative team.

OUTCOME: THOR WINS.

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CAPTAIN MARVEL IN COMICS

In ‘All-New Collectors’ Edition’ (1978) Vol 1 C-58, Superman faces Captain Marvel (Shazam) for the first time in a comic book rumble!

Neat, huh?

In 'All-New Collectors' Edition' (1978) Vol 1 C-58, Superman faces Captain Marvel (Shazam)for the first time in a comic book rumble!
In ‘All-New Collectors’ Edition’ (1978) Vol 1 C-58, Superman faces Captain Marvel (Shazam) for the first time in a comic book rumble! Photo/DC Comics

NEXT COMIC BOOK BATTLE: SPIDER-MAN VS HULK. JULY 16TH.


SOURCES

Marvel Versus DC Vol 1 2 in Marvel Database.
Billy Batson (New Earth) in DC Database.
Thor Odinson (Earth-616) in Marvel Database.
The Brothers (Megaverse) in Marvel Database.
DC Histories: DC Versus Marvel in iFanboy.
All-New Collectors’ Edition Vol 1 C-58 in DC Database.

Battles Of The Week: Thor vs Void Sentry

BATTLES OF THE WEEK

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OUR RATING SCORE:

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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Writers and Artists

Brien Michael Bendis and Olivier Coipel.

SYNOPSIS FOR SIEGE

In an attempt to extend his power, Norman Osborn calls a meeting of the Cabal. He explains he intends to conquer Asgard despite opposite by a Doctor Doom. Orchestrating events, a superhero intervention by Volstagg leads to a battle with the U-Foes that results in an explosion at a sold-out football game and the death of everyone, except Volstagg. Without presidential sanction, the Dark Avengers begin a siege of Asgard. To complicate matters, the Sentry has returned and he is unstable.

IN COSMIC HIERARCHY

By fan-vote, Thor vs Void Sentry is published in Battles Of The Week.
By fan-vote, Thor vs Void Sentry is published in Battles Of The Week. Photo/Marvel Comics

By fan-vote, Thor vs Void Sentry is published in Battles Of The Week.

On the left side is Thor, the God of Thunder. On the right side is Void Sentry, The Angel of Death.

Let’s look at the stats.

Thor – Earth-616
SUPER-STRENGTH: PLANETARY
SUPER-SPEED: STELLAR
DURABILITY: STELLAR
ENERGY PROJECTION: GALAXY
FIGHTING SKILLS: WARRIOR
INTELLIGENCE: FIELD EXPERIENCE
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Mjolnir.
  • Megingjord.
  • The Odinship.
WEAKNESSES
  • Warrior’s Madness.
Sentry – Earth-616
SUPER-STRENGTH: SOLAR SYSTEM
SUPER-SPEED: COSMIC
DURABILITY: STELLAR
ENERGY PROJECTION: UNIVERSAL
FIGHTING SKILLS: COSMIC
INTELLIGENCE: GENIUS
PARAPHERNALIA
  • None.
WEAKNESSES
  • Magic.
  • Chi.

CHECK OUT THE ACTION: CAPTAIN MARVEL VS THOR.

THE FIGHT

In ‘Siege’ (2010) #3 and ‘Siege’ (2010) #4 Thor takes on Void Sentry as Void Sentry and an assault led by Norman Osborn engage a bloody siege of Asgard.

The battle to decide who is the cosmic god!

How does the fight go?

What a battle! In the battle of the cosmic gods, Thor showed unrelenting power… to the death!

OUTCOME: THOR WINS

THE SENTRY IN COMICS

‘Sentry’ (2000) #1, titled “The Suit”, marks the first appearance of The Sentry in Marvel Comics.

'Sentry' (2000) #1, titled "The Suit", marks the first appearance of The Sentry in Marvel Comics.
‘Sentry’ (2000) #1, titled “The Suit”, marks the first appearance of The Sentry in Marvel Comics. Photo/Marvel Comics

NEXT BATTLE OF THE WEEK: SILVER SURFER VS DRAX THE DESTROYER. SEPTEMBER 16TH.


SOURCES

Siege Vol 1 3 in Marvel Database.
Siege Vol 1 4 in Marvel Database.
Void (Dark Sentry) (Earth-616) in Marvel Database.
Sentry Vol 1 1 in Marvel Database.

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