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Old 05-10-11, 10:44 PM
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Thor Fans - who is Donald Blake

Who is Donald Blake. MTV wrote something where he is Thor's "alter-ego".

Does Blake literally turn into Thor and vice versa.

Or does Blake say a magic word and Thor appears?
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Who is Donald Blake. MTV wrote something where he is Thor's "alter-ego".

Does Blake literally turn into Thor and vice versa.

Or does Blake say a magic word and Thor appears?


he's the one on the right

yes, Donald Blake is Thor

While Thor continued to engage in many heroic battles and adventures through the years, he grew headstrong and proud. On one occasion, Thor broke a truce between the Asgardians and their enemies, the brutal Frost Giants, nearly starting a war. To teach his son a lesson in humility, Odin sent Thor to Earth in the mortal body of a crippled medical student, Donald Blake. Stripped of his hammer, his powers and memories of being an Asgardian, Thor, as Blake, graduated medical school with top honors, gained a reputation as a caring family doctor and a brilliant surgeon, and opened a private practice in New York City. He worked beside a caring and skillful nurse, Jane Foster, and the two fell in love.
After 10 years on Earth, Blake received a subconscious prodding from Odin to vacation in Norway where alien Kronans were preparing to invade Earth. Fleeing into a cave (which, unbeknownst to him, was also his birthplace) Blake discovered a plain walking cane in a secret chamber. When Blake struck the cane against a boulder, he transformed into Thor while the cane became Mjolnir. Thor fought against the Kronans and their invasion was thwarted. Tapping the ground with Mjolnir, Thor was able to transform back into Don Blake, holding the simple wooden cane once again.

Blake returned to New York, using his secret identity of Thor to fight crime, defend Earth and contend with the jealous and hateful Loki, who plagued Thor with many devious tricks and outright confrontation. One such trick led Thor and other heroes, including Ant-Man (Hank Pym), the Wasp (Janet van Dyne), and Iron Man (Tony Stark) to fight the Hulk (Bruce Banner). Learning of Lokiís manipulations, the heroes, along with the Hulk, bested Loki and agreed to continue their partnership, forming the Avengers.

While Thor faced many struggles as an Avenger, his personal life as a human was also tumultuous. Despite the sincere love between Blake and Foster, Odin was displeased by the relationship between a god and a mortal. He forbade Blake from revealing his identity to her, creating a strange love triangle between Foster, Thor and Thorís alter-ego, Blake.

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Side note: I HATE the marvel info pages. Who edits that mess? According to them the Punisher has the same strength as The Thing and the Intelligence of Doom.
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Old 05-11-11, 05:35 PM
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Wasn't Blake an entirely separate entity, at least in the JMS run?
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He was like, inside Thor. What Thor saw and heard and did, Blake knew. And vice versa. When one is around the other is in some Odindetentioncell.
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Old 05-12-11, 10:23 PM
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He was like, inside Thor. What Thor saw and heard and did, Blake knew. And vice versa. When one is around the other is in some Odindetentioncell.
Right, kinda like Rick Jones/Captain Marvel; Thor and Blake had separate personalities and entities, but shared one physical body. Not sure what happened with that after JMS left.
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Old 05-16-11, 01:21 PM
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On one Earth it appears that Donald Blake turned out to be just a false memory...but I don't think that's our Earth.

As only a very casual fan, I forgot that Thor turned into someone.

So...Thor takes over some medical student's body. Got it!
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