Thor is a Feminist – Jason Aaron’s Amazing Take on Marvel’s Classic Hero

Last September Marvel made headlines by announcing that in the new Thor series, Odinson (aka the previous Thor) would no longer be Thor. Rather, a woman would be wielding the hammer Mjolnir and headlining the comic. Importantly, she wasn’t going to be called “She-Thor” or anything like that. What may seem like a simple name choice signals that the new Thor, though she is a different gender from the previous, was not going to be defined by it. There was certainly a good measure of push back from dude-bro’s who couldn’t imagine a woman being Thor. Thankfully, the comic came out and after its initial eight issue run I can say with full confidence that Thor is a woman, she is a feminist, and she is amazing. Continue reading Thor is a Feminist – Jason Aaron’s Amazing Take on Marvel’s Classic Hero

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