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All you Marvel comic fans! Now, enjoy hammer time with female Thor

Writer Jason Aaron added that the character wasn't a temporary female substitute 'She-Thor', 'Lady Thor' or 'Thorita' would play the one and only Thor of the Marvel Universe from now.

books Updated: Sep 30, 2014 22:31 IST
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Marvel has released images of its new comic character, a female Thor.

Marvel editor Wil Moss in a statement that since the words engraved on Thor's hammer say "Whosoever holds this hammer, if HE be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor".

Also read: Thor's thunder stolen, Marvel effects a sex change

The role of the male hero would now be taken by a woman, Fox News reported.

Writer Jason Aaron added that the character wasn't a temporary female substitute 'She-Thor', 'Lady Thor' or 'Thorita' would play the one and only Thor of the Marvel Universe from now.

Also read: After female Thor, a black Captain America

The comic, which would be Marvel's 8th to feature a female in its leading role, would be available from October 2014.