The underrated speed of Thor

#1 Posted by zee crusher (8997 posts) - - Show Bio

This is basically the things most of you don't know about his speed. And only think back to the fights where he lost to some one like hulk those two times or got blast by a celestial. But here are the real moments you should remember hopefully it opens up your eyes.

SPEED: A) Thor could throw the hammer at the speed of light. See Thor#140, Thor#274; and, or can swing the hammer at TWICE the speed of light- Journey Into Mystery#102. B) In Thor -#393- it’s established that the speed of Thor’s hammer TRANSCENDS both TIME & SPACE. C) Also, Thor could appear anywhere across the Universe or other dimensions in just seconds (see- FF#339, and Thor#166). D) In addition, Thor could, visually, detect objects that move at fantastic speeds (this happen when Thor was the target of artillery fire- see Invaders#33- and Avengers-#281- when he saw the speedy Hermes). E) In the early issues of Journey Into Mystery, there were instances that Thor used Super-Human speed, physically speaking-that is. However, it’s impossible to measure his speed based on those depictions. However, in Marvel Team-up#26, it gives a slight more accurate description on Thor’s Super-Human speed, and you could make a similar case in Invaders-#33, where Thor (with his hammer) deflected artillery bullets fired at him by moving his ENITRE LEFT ARM at super-Human speed. Specifically, in Marvel Team Up-#26, the writer makes it fundamentally clear that Thor can move almost faster than mere MORTAL eyes can follow, and in Thor-#354, Thor was toying with Hela using speed that according to her was beyond comprehension. Thor stated that he was swift as the very lightning itself. G) Finally, the High Evolutionary using Thor’s DNA, did create a real Super-Speedster in Zefra. Question is, does Thor possess similar potential to that of Zefra due to his own unique DNA? After all, Thor’s DNA is quite different than that of mortals- Avengers-#14 (vol.1)- that’s for the writers to decide in some future date, I guess.

Note: There’s been much debate by fans all-over regarding the difficulty that Mongoose presents on Thor due to his great speed. However, there shouldn’t be any debate concerning any threat that Mongoose can pose on Thor, since it’s firmly established that: 1) Thor can see objects, or beings moving at fantastic speeds, and 2) Thor can react even faster to defend himself against these specific threats. If artillery bullets can go from anywhere from 600 ft. per second to more than 5,000 ft. a second, why would anyone believe that Thor would be in trouble against someone like Mongoose, who could never be hope to attain such speed? Thor said, as the speed of his hammer physically deflected Mongoose, "My mystic mallet can attain velocities which are BEYOND your ability to grasp!" In other words, let us assume that a Marvel character like Gladiator, who can’t possibly defeat Thor from a distance, decides to use super-speed on him, he might just as well be committing suicide- considering how dangerously powerful Thor’s hammer truly is, plus the hammer could reach velocity that exceeds well-above the speed of light. The Kinetic effect would be UTTERLY devastating.

Thor is way more faster then a being like superman can even wish to imagine of going to such speeds. He has been seen fighting foes such as absorbing man and absorbing man remarking whats the point of having the strength of a god when i can't even hit him. He has been seen fighting foes such as Mr.Hyde or gladiator and at times they couldn't even land a punch.

Hes fought beings faster then superman such as silver surfer and hit him. Thor has been seen dodging telepathic bolts from foes such as adam warlock and even the phoenix. His reflexes are to be as fast as lighting and in the marvel universe Remember that just a single lightning bolt is equivalent to 15,000,000 volts of electricity and could travel 100 million feet a second. Thats so much faster then the (speed of sounds reflexes superman)

Hes said to have the power to be able to JIM 94-Thor flies so fast that he's invisible. He as well has been seen leaving flash images of himself from moving at such high speeds to.

More pics and fact to come to show that Thor isn't slow as most here would think so. Yes he has been hit by 2,000ft celestial and at some times lost to hulk only two really. But hes shown that he can attain speeds where he can go so fast hela couldn't even find out where he was. Besides other heroes are fast but get hurt by slow people as well.

#2 Posted by Eternal Chaos (22990 posts) - - Show Bio

zee crusher says:

"This is basically the things most of you don't know about his speed. And only think back to the fights where he lost to some one like hulk those two times or got blast by a celestial. But here are the real moments you should remember hopefully it opens up your eyes. SPEED: A) Thor could throw the hammer at the speed of light. See Thor#140, Thor#274; and, or can swing the hammer at TWICE the speed of light- Journey Into Mystery#102. B) In Thor -#393- it’s established that the speed of Thor’s hammer TRANSCENDS both TIME & SPACE. C) Also, Thor could appear anywhere across the Universe or other dimensions in just seconds (see- FF#339, and Thor#166). D) In addition, Thor could, visually, detect objects that move at fantastic speeds (this happen when Thor was the target of artillery fire- see Invaders#33- and Avengers-#281- when he saw the speedy Hermes). E) In the early issues of Journey Into Mystery, there were instances that Thor used Super-Human speed, physically speaking-that is. However, it’s impossible to measure his speed based on those depictions. However, in Marvel Team-up#26, it gives a slight more accurate description on Thor’s Super-Human speed, and you could make a similar case in Invaders-#33, where Thor (with his hammer) deflected artillery bullets fired at him by moving his ENITRE LEFT ARM at super-Human speed. Specifically, in Marvel Team Up-#26, the writer makes it fundamentally clear that Thor can move almost faster than mere MORTAL eyes can follow, and in Thor-#354, Thor was toying with Hela using speed that according to her was beyond comprehension. Thor stated that he was swift as the very lightning itself. G) Finally, the High Evolutionary using Thor’s DNA, did create a real Super-Speedster in Zefra. Question is, does Thor possess similar potential to that of Zefra due to his own unique DNA? After all, Thor’s DNA is quite different than that of mortals- Avengers-#14 (vol.1)- that’s for the writers to decide in some future date, I guess. Note: There’s been much debate by fans all-over regarding the difficulty that Mongoose presents on Thor due to his great speed. However, there shouldn’t be any debate concerning any threat that Mongoose can pose on Thor, since it’s firmly established that: 1) Thor can see objects, or beings moving at fantastic speeds, and 2) Thor can react even faster to defend himself against these specific threats. If artillery bullets can go from anywhere from 600 ft. per second to more than 5,000 ft. a second, why would anyone believe that Thor would be in trouble against someone like Mongoose, who could never be hope to attain such speed? Thor said, as the speed of his hammer physically deflected Mongoose, "My mystic mallet can attain velocities which are BEYOND your ability to grasp!" In other words, let us assume that a Marvel character like Gladiator, who can’t possibly defeat Thor from a distance, decides to use super-speed on him, he might just as well be committing suicide- considering how dangerously powerful Thor’s hammer truly is, plus the hammer could reach velocity that exceeds well-above the speed of light. The Kinetic effect would be UTTERLY devastating. Thor is way more faster then a being like superman can even wish to imagine of going to such speeds. He has been seen fighting foes such as absorbing man and absorbing man remarking whats the point of having the strength of a god when i can't even hit him. He has been seen fighting foes such as Mr.Hyde or gladiator and at times they couldn't even land a punch. Hes fought beings faster then superman such as silver surfer and hit him. Thor has been seen dodging telepathic bolts from foes such as adam warlock and even the phoenix. His reflexes are to be as fast as lighting and in the marvel universe Remember that just a single lightning bolt is equivalent to 15,000,000 volts of electricity and could travel 100 million feet a second. Thats so much faster then the (speed of sounds reflexes superman) Hes said to have the power to be able to JIM 94-Thor flies so fast that he's invisible. He as well has been seen leaving flash images of himself from moving at such high speeds to. More pics and fact to come to show that Thor isn't slow as most here would think so. Yes he has been hit by 2,000ft celestial and at some times lost to hulk only two really. But hes shown that he can attain speeds where he can go so fast hela couldn't even find out where he was. Besides other heroes are fast but get hurt by slow people as well."

This is good information to know Zee. I'm glad your knowledge on Thor is so updated. I'm impressed. This is going on my favorites list. I tip my hat off to you, that, AND you used grammer. Congrats.

#3 Posted by zee crusher (8997 posts) - - Show Bio

Eternal Chaos says:

"zee crusher says:
"This is basically the things most of you don't know about his speed. And only think back to the fights where he lost to some one like hulk those two times or got blast by a celestial. But here are the real moments you should remember hopefully it opens up your eyes. SPEED: A) Thor could throw the hammer at the speed of light. See Thor#140, Thor#274; and, or can swing the hammer at TWICE the speed of light- Journey Into Mystery#102. B) In Thor -#393- it’s established that the speed of Thor’s hammer TRANSCENDS both TIME & SPACE. C) Also, Thor could appear anywhere across the Universe or other dimensions in just seconds (see- FF#339, and Thor#166). D) In addition, Thor could, visually, detect objects that move at fantastic speeds (this happen when Thor was the target of artillery fire- see Invaders#33- and Avengers-#281- when he saw the speedy Hermes). E) In the early issues of Journey Into Mystery, there were instances that Thor used Super-Human speed, physically speaking-that is. However, it’s impossible to measure his speed based on those depictions. However, in Marvel Team-up#26, it gives a slight more accurate description on Thor’s Super-Human speed, and you could make a similar case in Invaders-#33, where Thor (with his hammer) deflected artillery bullets fired at him by moving his ENITRE LEFT ARM at super-Human speed. Specifically, in Marvel Team Up-#26, the writer makes it fundamentally clear that Thor can move almost faster than mere MORTAL eyes can follow, and in Thor-#354, Thor was toying with Hela using speed that according to her was beyond comprehension. Thor stated that he was swift as the very lightning itself. G) Finally, the High Evolutionary using Thor’s DNA, did create a real Super-Speedster in Zefra. Question is, does Thor possess similar potential to that of Zefra due to his own unique DNA? After all, Thor’s DNA is quite different than that of mortals- Avengers-#14 (vol.1)- that’s for the writers to decide in some future date, I guess. Note: There’s been much debate by fans all-over regarding the difficulty that Mongoose presents on Thor due to his great speed. However, there shouldn’t be any debate concerning any threat that Mongoose can pose on Thor, since it’s firmly established that: 1) Thor can see objects, or beings moving at fantastic speeds, and 2) Thor can react even faster to defend himself against these specific threats. If artillery bullets can go from anywhere from 600 ft. per second to more than 5,000 ft. a second, why would anyone believe that Thor would be in trouble against someone like Mongoose, who could never be hope to attain such speed? Thor said, as the speed of his hammer physically deflected Mongoose, "My mystic mallet can attain velocities which are BEYOND your ability to grasp!" In other words, let us assume that a Marvel character like Gladiator, who can’t possibly defeat Thor from a distance, decides to use super-speed on him, he might just as well be committing suicide- considering how dangerously powerful Thor’s hammer truly is, plus the hammer could reach velocity that exceeds well-above the speed of light. The Kinetic effect would be UTTERLY devastating. Thor is way more faster then a being like superman can even wish to imagine of going to such speeds. He has been seen fighting foes such as absorbing man and absorbing man remarking whats the point of having the strength of a god when i can't even hit him. He has been seen fighting foes such as Mr.Hyde or gladiator and at times they couldn't even land a punch. Hes fought beings faster then superman such as silver surfer and hit him. Thor has been seen dodging telepathic bolts from foes such as adam warlock and even the phoenix. His reflexes are to be as fast as lighting and in the marvel universe Remember that just a single lightning bolt is equivalent to 15,000,000 volts of electricity and could travel 100 million feet a second. Thats so much faster then the (speed of sounds reflexes superman) Hes said to have the power to be able to JIM 94-Thor flies so fast that he's invisible. He as well has been seen leaving flash images of himself from moving at such high speeds to. More pics and fact to come to show that Thor isn't slow as most here would think so. Yes he has been hit by 2,000ft celestial and at some times lost to hulk only two really. But hes shown that he can attain speeds where he can go so fast hela couldn't even find out where he was. Besides other heroes are fast but get hurt by slow people as well."

This is good information to know Zee. I'm glad your knowledge on Thor is so updated. I'm impressed. This is going on my favorites list. I tip my hat off to you, that, AND you used grammer. Congrats."

Lol thank you EC. I been trying lol.

#4 Posted by zee crusher (8997 posts) - - Show Bio

Thank you again my friend.

#5 Posted by Eternal Chaos (22990 posts) - - Show Bio

zee crusher says:

"Eternal Chaos says:
"zee crusher says:
"This is basically the things most of you don't know about his speed. And only think back to the fights where he lost to some one like hulk those two times or got blast by a celestial. But here are the real moments you should remember hopefully it opens up your eyes. SPEED: A) Thor could throw the hammer at the speed of light. See Thor#140, Thor#274; and, or can swing the hammer at TWICE the speed of light- Journey Into Mystery#102. B) In Thor -#393- it’s established that the speed of Thor’s hammer TRANSCENDS both TIME & SPACE. C) Also, Thor could appear anywhere across the Universe or other dimensions in just seconds (see- FF#339, and Thor#166). D) In addition, Thor could, visually, detect objects that move at fantastic speeds (this happen when Thor was the target of artillery fire- see Invaders#33- and Avengers-#281- when he saw the speedy Hermes). E) In the early issues of Journey Into Mystery, there were instances that Thor used Super-Human speed, physically speaking-that is. However, it’s impossible to measure his speed based on those depictions. However, in Marvel Team-up#26, it gives a slight more accurate description on Thor’s Super-Human speed, and you could make a similar case in Invaders-#33, where Thor (with his hammer) deflected artillery bullets fired at him by moving his ENITRE LEFT ARM at super-Human speed. Specifically, in Marvel Team Up-#26, the writer makes it fundamentally clear that Thor can move almost faster than mere MORTAL eyes can follow, and in Thor-#354, Thor was toying with Hela using speed that according to her was beyond comprehension. Thor stated that he was swift as the very lightning itself. G) Finally, the High Evolutionary using Thor’s DNA, did create a real Super-Speedster in Zefra. Question is, does Thor possess similar potential to that of Zefra due to his own unique DNA? After all, Thor’s DNA is quite different than that of mortals- Avengers-#14 (vol.1)- that’s for the writers to decide in some future date, I guess. Note: There’s been much debate by fans all-over regarding the difficulty that Mongoose presents on Thor due to his great speed. However, there shouldn’t be any debate concerning any threat that Mongoose can pose on Thor, since it’s firmly established that: 1) Thor can see objects, or beings moving at fantastic speeds, and 2) Thor can react even faster to defend himself against these specific threats. If artillery bullets can go from anywhere from 600 ft. per second to more than 5,000 ft. a second, why would anyone believe that Thor would be in trouble against someone like Mongoose, who could never be hope to attain such speed? Thor said, as the speed of his hammer physically deflected Mongoose, "My mystic mallet can attain velocities which are BEYOND your ability to grasp!" In other words, let us assume that a Marvel character like Gladiator, who can’t possibly defeat Thor from a distance, decides to use super-speed on him, he might just as well be committing suicide- considering how dangerously powerful Thor’s hammer truly is, plus the hammer could reach velocity that exceeds well-above the speed of light. The Kinetic effect would be UTTERLY devastating. Thor is way more faster then a being like superman can even wish to imagine of going to such speeds. He has been seen fighting foes such as absorbing man and absorbing man remarking whats the point of having the strength of a god when i can't even hit him. He has been seen fighting foes such as Mr.Hyde or gladiator and at times they couldn't even land a punch. Hes fought beings faster then superman such as silver surfer and hit him. Thor has been seen dodging telepathic bolts from foes such as adam warlock and even the phoenix. His reflexes are to be as fast as lighting and in the marvel universe Remember that just a single lightning bolt is equivalent to 15,000,000 volts of electricity and could travel 100 million feet a second. Thats so much faster then the (speed of sounds reflexes superman) Hes said to have the power to be able to JIM 94-Thor flies so fast that he's invisible. He as well has been seen leaving flash images of himself from moving at such high speeds to. More pics and fact to come to show that Thor isn't slow as most here would think so. Yes he has been hit by 2,000ft celestial and at some times lost to hulk only two really. But hes shown that he can attain speeds where he can go so fast hela couldn't even find out where he was. Besides other heroes are fast but get hurt by slow people as well."
This is good information to know Zee. I'm glad your knowledge on Thor is so updated. I'm impressed. This is going on my favorites list. I tip my hat off to you, that, AND you used grammer. Congrats."
Lol thank you EC. I been trying lol."

You've done an amazing job.

#6 Posted by Buckshot (18913 posts) - - Show Bio

Thor has great travel speed, no doubt (no matter how rarely he uses it), but no part of that shows any amazing thinking or reaction speed. The best example of that is moving to block bullets, something even Captain America can do. Nothing like putting together machines or reading libraries in seconds or any of the other feats Superman (and other DC speedsters) can pull off. Most of what can be said on this topic has already gone over with you many times so I won't say anymore, but I had to say something.

And EC, congratulating him for copying and pasting? Really?

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#7 Posted by Apparition (11349 posts) - - Show Bio

um yeah i've seen all of that before on other sites and at least once in a thor battle on this site. it doesnt change anything...

#8 Posted by Apparition (11349 posts) - - Show Bio

Shredder_ says:

"Apparition says:
"um yeah i've seen all of that before on other sites and at least once in a thor battle on this site. it doesnt change anything..."
*cough* The Black Adam Fight *cough*"

lol

#9 Posted by Eternal Chaos (22990 posts) - - Show Bio

Buckshot says:

"Thor has great travel speed, no doubt (no matter how rarely he uses it), but no part of that shows any amazing thinking or reaction speed. The best example of that is moving to block bullets, something even Captain America can do. Nothing like putting together machines or reading libraries in seconds or any of the other feats Superman (and other DC speedsters) can pull off. Most of what can be said on this topic has already gone over with you many times so I won't say anymore, but I had to say *something*. And EC, congratulating him for copying and pasting? Really?"

Hey, it doesn't hurt to TRY to be nice Buck. I rarely am anyway.

#10 Posted by Forever (4332 posts) - - Show Bio

Buckshot says:

"And EC, congratulating him for copying and pasting? Really?"

Now that's funny.

#11 Posted by the creator (8560 posts) - - Show Bio

Eternal Chaos says:

"zee crusher says:
"This is basically the things most of you don't know about his speed. And only think back to the fights where he lost to some one like hulk those two times or got blast by a celestial. But here are the real moments you should remember hopefully it opens up your eyes. SPEED: A) Thor could throw the hammer at the speed of light. See Thor#140, Thor#274; and, or can swing the hammer at TWICE the speed of light- Journey Into Mystery#102. B) In Thor -#393- it’s established that the speed of Thor’s hammer TRANSCENDS both TIME & SPACE. C) Also, Thor could appear anywhere across the Universe or other dimensions in just seconds (see- FF#339, and Thor#166). D) In addition, Thor could, visually, detect objects that move at fantastic speeds (this happen when Thor was the target of artillery fire- see Invaders#33- and Avengers-#281- when he saw the speedy Hermes). E) In the early issues of Journey Into Mystery, there were instances that Thor used Super-Human speed, physically speaking-that is. However, it’s impossible to measure his speed based on those depictions. However, in Marvel Team-up#26, it gives a slight more accurate description on Thor’s Super-Human speed, and you could make a similar case in Invaders-#33, where Thor (with his hammer) deflected artillery bullets fired at him by moving his ENITRE LEFT ARM at super-Human speed. Specifically, in Marvel Team Up-#26, the writer makes it fundamentally clear that Thor can move almost faster than mere MORTAL eyes can follow, and in Thor-#354, Thor was toying with Hela using speed that according to her was beyond comprehension. Thor stated that he was swift as the very lightning itself. G) Finally, the High Evolutionary using Thor’s DNA, did create a real Super-Speedster in Zefra. Question is, does Thor possess similar potential to that of Zefra due to his own unique DNA? After all, Thor’s DNA is quite different than that of mortals- Avengers-#14 (vol.1)- that’s for the writers to decide in some future date, I guess. Note: There’s been much debate by fans all-over regarding the difficulty that Mongoose presents on Thor due to his great speed. However, there shouldn’t be any debate concerning any threat that Mongoose can pose on Thor, since it’s firmly established that: 1) Thor can see objects, or beings moving at fantastic speeds, and 2) Thor can react even faster to defend himself against these specific threats. If artillery bullets can go from anywhere from 600 ft. per second to more than 5,000 ft. a second, why would anyone believe that Thor would be in trouble against someone like Mongoose, who could never be hope to attain such speed? Thor said, as the speed of his hammer physically deflected Mongoose, "My mystic mallet can attain velocities which are BEYOND your ability to grasp!" In other words, let us assume that a Marvel character like Gladiator, who can’t possibly defeat Thor from a distance, decides to use super-speed on him, he might just as well be committing suicide- considering how dangerously powerful Thor’s hammer truly is, plus the hammer could reach velocity that exceeds well-above the speed of light. The Kinetic effect would be UTTERLY devastating. Thor is way more faster then a being like superman can even wish to imagine of going to such speeds. He has been seen fighting foes such as absorbing man and absorbing man remarking whats the point of having the strength of a god when i can't even hit him. He has been seen fighting foes such as Mr.Hyde or gladiator and at times they couldn't even land a punch. Hes fought beings faster then superman such as silver surfer and hit him. Thor has been seen dodging telepathic bolts from foes such as adam warlock and even the phoenix. His reflexes are to be as fast as lighting and in the marvel universe Remember that just a single lightning bolt is equivalent to 15,000,000 volts of electricity and could travel 100 million feet a second. Thats so much faster then the (speed of sounds reflexes superman) Hes said to have the power to be able to JIM 94-Thor flies so fast that he's invisible. He as well has been seen leaving flash images of himself from moving at such high speeds to. More pics and fact to come to show that Thor isn't slow as most here would think so. Yes he has been hit by 2,000ft celestial and at some times lost to hulk only two really. But hes shown that he can attain speeds where he can go so fast hela couldn't even find out where he was. Besides other heroes are fast but get hurt by slow people as well."
This is good information to know Zee. I'm glad your knowledge on Thor is so updated. I'm impressed. This is going on my favorites list. I tip my hat off to you, that, AND you used grammer. Congrats."

I was actually surprised - not by the data, but by the grammar.

#12 Posted by zee crusher (8997 posts) - - Show Bio

Buckshot says:

"Thor has great travel speed, no doubt (no matter how rarely he uses it), but no part of that shows any amazing thinking or reaction speed. The best example of that is moving to block bullets, something even Captain America can do. Nothing like putting together machines or reading libraries in seconds or any of the other feats Superman (and other DC speedsters) can pull off. Most of what can be said on this topic has already gone over with you many times so I won't say anymore, but I had to say *something*.And EC, congratulating him for copying and pasting? Really?"

Who hasn't seen this on the thor boards?? I posted this dozens of times before but in that which i posted i actually did write some of that. The only part i didn't write was the one involving issues after that its pretty much my work.

Also reading books fast and building machines is not a feat at all to be included in a fight. Are they gonna be reading or fighting. To throw dumb stuff like reading and building a machine in the fight has no point. You think thor is gonna sit there and give superman 30 minutes to build a machine that probably won't even work any way??? Captain america blocks then because his shield can cover his whole body area Thor can deflect each single bullet coming at him theres a big difference obviously. Also none of the stuff you posted is bull. None of that shows that superman can dodge a telepathic attack or move as fast as lighting or move so fast the mortal eye can see.

#13 Posted by Buckshot (18913 posts) - - Show Bio

Reading books and building machines at super speed demonstrate that the person's mind functions and process things at a superhuman rate. I can't understand how you don't get that connection. Cap blocking bullets is not because his shield is so big that he can just hide behind it. If that were the case he couldn't dodge bullets either, or throw his shield to block bullets being fired at other people. He's fast enough to know where bullets are going and move his body to avoid them or move his shield to intercept them. In the comic world, that's not superhuman speed, it's peak human reaction time. So in that whole post you have one example of something like that, and all that shows is that Thor's reactions are peak human. When have you ever seen him parry numerous individual bullets like Wonder Woman does pretty much every day? That's something that would take superhuman reflexes. As for Superman not being able to match, that's just silly.

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#14 Posted by zee crusher (8997 posts) - - Show Bio

Buckshot says:

"Reading books and building machines at super speed demonstrate that the person's mind functions and process things at a superhuman rate. I can't understand how you don't get that connection. Cap blocking bullets is not because his shield is so big that he can just hide behind it. If that were the case he couldn't dodge bullets either, or throw his shield to block bullets being fired at other people. He's fast enough to know where bullets are going and move his body to avoid them or move his shield to intercept them. In the comic world, that's not superhuman speed, it's peak human reaction time. So in that whole post you have *one* example of something like that, and all that shows is that Thor's reactions are peak human. When have you ever seen him parry numerous individual bullets like Wonder Woman does pretty much every day? That's something that would take superhuman reflexes. As for Superman not being able to match, that's just silly. "

Like i said before thats a stupid feat to bring up in speed. In int maybe it be amazing and worth being a feat but in terms of speed no its useless. Also i said he blocked each individual bullet. These aren't pistol ones wonder woman block these are artillery bullets you know go 5,000ft persecond captain America can't block each individual one with thors hammer and just one hand.

#15 Posted by King Saturn (223812 posts) - - Show Bio

I always though Thor was fast. But is he really on par with the speed of Silver Surfer and Superman ?

#16 Posted by brainiac 1.0 (4150 posts) - - Show Bio
King Saturn said:
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I always though Thor was fast. But is he really on par with the speed of Silver Surfer and Superman ?

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Is he?
#17 Posted by zee crusher (8997 posts) - - Show Bio
brainiac 1.0 said:
"King Saturn said:
"

I always though Thor was fast. But is he really on par with the speed of Silver Surfer and Superman ?

"

Is he?"

The point of this thread was to Show Thor isn't so slow where he won't be able to hit superman. Also Thor has been seen catchin silver surfer hand while surfer attacked him from behind using speed. I think its safe to say he can't easily keep up with superman who has trouble with caveman and batman.
#18 Posted by brainiac 1.0 (4150 posts) - - Show Bio
zee crusher said:
"brainiac 1.0 said:
"King Saturn said:
"

I always though Thor was fast. But is he really on par with the speed of Silver Surfer and Superman ?

"

Is he?"

The point of this thread was to Show Thor isn't so slow where he won't be able to hit superman. Also Thor has been seen catchin silver surfer hand while surfer attacked him from behind using speed. I think its safe to say he can't easily keep up with superman who has trouble with caveman and batman."
You should use this when they say thor would just blitzed by superman.
#19 Posted by zee crusher (8997 posts) - - Show Bio
brainiac 1.0 said:
"zee crusher said:
"brainiac 1.0 said:
"King Saturn said:
"

I always though Thor was fast. But is he really on par with the speed of Silver Surfer and Superman ?

"

Is he?"

The point of this thread was to Show Thor isn't so slow where he won't be able to hit superman. Also Thor has been seen catchin silver surfer hand while surfer attacked him from behind using speed. I think its safe to say he can't easily keep up with superman who has trouble with caveman and batman."
You should use this when they say thor would just blitzed by superman.
"

I do then they ignore it and try to switch to something else and say superman is stronger and more durable. Even then thats wrong. Thor survived a bomb that could destroy a planet and took it head one. Superman got knocked out by nukes at times.
#20 Posted by Lantern Prime (13044 posts) - - Show Bio

I say hes about as fast as Raditz.

#21 Posted by the creator (8560 posts) - - Show Bio
zee crusher said:
I do then they ignore it and try to switch to something else and say superman is stronger and more durable. Even then thats wrong. Thor survived a bomb that could destroy a planet and took it head one. Superman got knocked out by nukes at times."

According to your own blog, Superman has been hurt by bullets as well. How can that stack against only being KO'ed by nukes ?

Superman, recently in Death of the New Gods, survived the impact of Apocalypse and New Genesis - so a collision that demolished 2 planets. Yes he was Ko'ed but other than that he did not have a scratch on him.

Anyway back on the subject. As for saying that Thor grabbed hold of the Surfer when the Surfer attacked him, that may be a false assumption for speed as I don' think that the Surfers reaction speed is in line with his flight speed. Sure he has massive flight speed but his reaction speed does not seem to be anywhere near as high.
So I don't view that as a good example of Thor's speed.

As for all of the info supplied above, most of it does not apply to showing that Thor has shown on a regular basis that he has super speed (like a true super speedster i.e. Flash or Speed Demon). There have been occasions but some of these are taken from older comics and they were written before characters powers stabilised (with the advent of editorial planning).

So although i would say that Thor has superhuman speed/reactions he raely shows it. Why in many Avengers comics do other characters like Capt America or Ironman appear to act before Thor ?
I know that in his own title (as with other characters) they can be downplayed in the team books but we cannot ignore the team books. So surely a middle ground must be reached between the appearances.

 

#22 Edited by MutenRoshi (851 posts) - - Show Bio

 
  He has some interesting feats in his latest comic but then again he's wearing space armor....so....not sure if the feat would stand 
 

@the creator

 said: 

  As for saying that Thor grabbed hold of the Surfer when the Surfer attacked him, that may be a false assumption for speed as I don' think that the Surfers reaction speed is in line with his flight speed. 

  
Surfer has many, many feats showing nano second reactions,  reacted to a blitz in nano seconds, has zipped from one end of the Universe in microseconds, fought Gladiator another enemy who has nano second reactions , made a grab for the Gauntlet from 3 light years away, broke out of shackles/bonds from a cosmic enemy again in a nano second or nano seconds
#23 Posted by vidarrodinson (137 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe he is as fast as lightning.  If so, He should be able to dodge a punch at least every now and then.  They come slower than bullets.  I agree with you  guys overall.  There are too many villains putting moves on this guy.  And he should a least be able to out-smart  somebody every now and then.  For crying out loud, the guy went to med school.  He should be ,  Smarter than a Fifth Grader.   

#24 Posted by jeanroygrant (20191 posts) - - Show Bio
#25 Posted by RoyalDivinity (3161 posts) - - Show Bio

Being as fast as lightning is a hyperbole at best and merely a metaphorical statement. How many times have we heard of the sayings "Lightning fast reflexes, lightning fast ect?" Thor's speed without Mjolnir is around Wolverine's level of speed nowadays and he reacted to a speed blitz from Extremis Iron Man at close range (Granted he was amped by the Odin Force though) but back then, his speed trumps Quicksilver's and others and he possesses at best, microsecond reaction speed.

#26 Posted by majestic99 (8638 posts) - - Show Bio

@Lantern Prime said:

I say hes about as fast as Raditz.

Faster(travel wise).

#27 Edited by majestic99 (8638 posts) - - Show Bio

@jeanroygrant: Travels from Earth to Sun in a matter of moments:

Saves Rulk from a Black Hole(ANOTHER FTL feat):

Thor intercepted Ego whom was moving at hyperspace speeds:

Catches Ego again after getting shot at by Stranger:

There's no question Thor can travel at FTL speeds, but I don't like the fact that they make Thor weak and don't give him any REAL reactionary speed feats(as you can tell, Thor is my favorite character).

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