Why is Odin the only one that has to go through "Odinsleep"

#1 Posted by Glabal500 (636 posts) - - Show Bio

why is odin the only asgardian to have to go through a long sleeping process... why doesn't thor, or any other asgardian have to

i always wanted to know this

#2 Posted by Thor's hammmer (7184 posts) - - Show Bio


Odin does it to rejuvinate his powers wich are normally protecting asgard. I think

 

the other asgardians aren't doing that

#3 Posted by PowerHerc (83333 posts) - - Show Bio


Obviously because he's the only one who is Odin. 

Everyone else has to go through their own sleep.  lol

#4 Posted by DH69 (4258 posts) - - Show Bio
@PowerHerc said:
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Obviously because he's the only one who is Odin. 

Everyone else has to go through their own sleep.  lol

"

damn beat me to it :p
#5 Posted by PowerHerc (83333 posts) - - Show Bio

I think it's time I take the PowerHercsleep to rejuvenate my godly might.
#6 Posted by stuamerica (327 posts) - - Show Bio

I do not remember the issue, but during the JMS run, Thor entered the sleep while he had the Odinpower.  It would seem that the impressive abilities that come with that require a more extreme rejuvenation than ordinary sleep.

#7 Posted by karrob (4279 posts) - - Show Bio
@PowerHerc said:
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Obviously because he's the only one who is Odin. 

Everyone else has to go through their own sleep.  lol

"
#8 Posted by vidarrodinson (137 posts) - - Show Bio

This was obviously part of Stan Lee's mission to have a slight handicap for every hero.  Ironman had the bad heart.  Thor could'nt lose possession of  Myolnir for sixty seconds.  Sub-Mariner lost power out of water.  Spiderman 's web cartridges would jam.  Sue Storm would pass out from over exertion.  The list goes on..........
#9 Posted by goldenshot80 (7349 posts) - - Show Bio
@karrob said:
" @PowerHerc said:
"


Obviously because he's the only one who is Odin. 

Everyone else has to go through their own sleep.  lol

"
"
#10 Posted by katanalauncher (937 posts) - - Show Bio

Thor went through the Odinsleep

#11 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio
@vidarrodinson said:
" This was obviously part of Stan Lee's mission to have a slight handicap for every hero.  Ironman had the bad heart.  Thor could'nt lose possession of  Myolnir for sixty seconds.  Sub-Mariner lost power out of water.  Spiderman 's web cartridges would jam.  Sue Storm would pass out from over exertion.  The list goes on.......... "
Interesting theory
#12 Posted by Nova`Prime` (4165 posts) - - Show Bio
@katanalauncher said:
" Thor went through the Odinsleep "
Was it the Odinsleep, or the Odinsonsleep?
#13 Posted by Loki9876 (3005 posts) - - Show Bio

yeah thor went in the odinsleep because he wielded the odinpower it seems everybody that wields the odinpower must do the sleep

#14 Posted by Caligula (12417 posts) - - Show Bio

plot device to keep the most powerful dude out of the fray.

#15 Posted by THORSON (2362 posts) - - Show Bio

i think because he is old and can't sustain his powers like when he was younger.

#16 Posted by seekquaze (612 posts) - - Show Bio

In comics, the Odinforce is so powerful it requires periodic rejuvination when pressed too far or in Odin's case due to his age. One may argue the Asgardians are closer to mortality than some of the other pantheons so the higher levels of power tax Odin more.

Out of story, Odin is a walking plot device and the Odinsleep is a convenient way to remove him to have Asgard threatened. Several stories have had Thor or Asgard in jeopardy only for Odin to awake at the last moment and with a wave of his hand save the day. Having a caring, all-powerful being looking over Thor's shoulder every minute can make it difficult to seriously threaten Thor.

#17 Posted by Skunkstein (591 posts) - - Show Bio

@vidarrodinson said:

This was obviously part of Stan Lee's mission to have a slight handicap for every hero. Ironman had the bad heart. Thor could'nt lose possession of Myolnir for sixty seconds. Sub-Mariner lost power out of water. Spiderman 's web cartridges would jam. Sue Storm would pass out from over exertion. The list goes on..........

Hm... that was kinda interesting actually. A lot of these ''handicaps'', they dont really exist anymore do they? I wonder what the Lee says about that.

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