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Quote1.png You wish that Eye was lying to you, do you not, Thunderer? But you know, in your Heart of Hearts, that I do not. Quote2.png
Odin's Eye

Appearing in "New Asgards for Old!"

Featured Characters:

  • Thor (Main story and flashback)

Supporting Characters:


Other Characters:


  • Asgard
  • Asgard (Flashback of a prior Ragnarok)
  • Celestial Axis (Flashback of a prior Ragnarok)
  • Midgard (Flashback of a prior Ragnarok)
    • Europe (Flashback of a prior Ragnarok)
      • Rhine (Flashback of a prior Ragnarok)


  • Mjolnir
  • Gungnir (Only in flashback)
  • Figurines of the Gods and Foes (Flashback of a prior Ragnarok)
  • Mjolnir (Flashback of a prior Ragnarok) (Transformed into the Rhinegold)
  • Gungnir (Flashback of a prior Ragnarok)

Synopsis for "New Asgards for Old!"

Thor continues question The Eye of Odin about the past. He is shown the nine remaining gods wandering around what's left of Asgard, until they come across some figurines of all the fallen gods and foes. Magni and Modi press on until they comes across Mjolnir, which they pick up when working together. They decide that weapons have no place in their new world, and hurl it down to Midgard, where it transforms into the Rhinegold. Meanwhile, Vili, Ve, Vali, and Vidar find Gungnir and all four grasp it. When all four are mystically merged into Odin, and the other five simply vanish. Odin then takes the figurines and forms them into the Asgardians, Giant, and Trolls we know. Odin then tells them of Ymir, Audumla, Aske, and Embla. They then proceed to rebuild Asgard and Odin recreates Bifrost. Odin then desires a bloodson and goes to Midgard. On Earth, three mermaids guard the Rhinegold until it is stolen by someone who has renounced love, such as Alberich. In Asgard, Fasolt and Fafnir are building Valhalla under the premise that they get Idunn. Her cries are heard by Thor and Frey, who begin attack the Giants until stopped by Odin.


  • In Matt Fraction's Thor-Trilogy from 2008 (Ages of Thunder, Reign of Blood and Man of War Enchantress is Idun (written with just one "n" in those Books); Amora doesn't exist in Norse Mythology
  • This issue begins an adaptation of Richard Wagner's "The Ring of the Nibelung." As a result their are some differences from Norse mythology.
  • In the Legends Idunn was not promised to the Frost Giants Fafnir and Fasolt for building Valhalla but, instead it was Freyja who was promised to Hrimthur of the Hrimthursar who build Asgard (in Fraction's Stories it was also Idun/Enchantress)
  • In the Legends Loki managed to sabotage Hrimthur's efforts as he took the Form of a Mare to ensnare Hrimthur's Steed Svadilfari later giving Birth to Odin's Steed Sleipnir
  • There is a Footnote in this Book which says, that Freya is the teutonic Name for Idunn, this is not true as they are two different Deities, they are however both revered as Goddesses of Fertility, Freyja (Daughter of Niördr) also is the Goddess of Love, Luck and the Spring while Idunn (Daughter of Ivaldi) is also the Goddess of Youth
  • Frey or Freyr is the Brother of Freyja, not Idunn, Freyja is both Brother and Sister to Frey in Norse Mythology, Frey is God of Fertility (they just love it methinks) and Vegetation
  • There are no Giants named Fafnir and Fasolt in Norse Mythology, only Fafner the Dragon whos Origin is a little different from that in the Comics
  • Both Frey and Freyja are of Vanir Heritage
  • In Norse Mythology Laufey is not Loki's Father but his Mother, his Father is Farbaut

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