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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

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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.

Feat: Wonder Woman, ‘Avengers/JLA’ #2

WONDER WOMAN
(DIANA OF THEMYSCIRA)

NEW EARTH

In ‘Avengers/JLA’ (2003) #2 titled “A Contest of Champions”, Wonder Woman performs a fighting-skills feat. In a game between the GrandMaster and Krona, the JLA and the Avengers seek to gather artifacts to save their respective universes. On Asgard with Aquaman to retrieve the Eternity book, Wonder Woman restrains Hercules.

How much fighting skill does it take to restrain the Lion of Olympus?

In 'JLA/Avengers' (2003) #2, with DC and Marvel champions seeking to gather artifacts to save their respective universes, Wonder Woman restrains Hercules.
In ‘JLA/Avengers’ (2003) #2, Wonder Woman performs a fighting-skills feat. With DC and Marvel champions seeking to gather artifacts to save their respective universes, Wonder Woman restrains Hercules. Photo/DC Comics

WONDER WOMAN EXERTED 1.43*10^6 TONS RESTRAINING HERCULES TO THE GROUND.

WONDER WOMAN GENERATED THE EQUIVALENT OF 2.75*10^10 J OR 6.54 TONS OF TNT ENOUGH TO DESTROY A LARGE BUILDING.

FIGHTING SKILLS FEAT:

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*We assumed a MET of 1000 for these calculations. – Pat


SOURCES

Diana of Themyscira (New Earth) in DC Database.
Hercules (Earth-616) in Marvel Database.