Why is Thors hammers handle so short

#1 Edited by GOZERTHEDESTROYER (11 posts) - - Show Bio

I always wondered

#2 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (12572 posts) - - Show Bio

Because he touches it too much......

#3 Posted by The Stegman (23160 posts) - - Show Bio

it's not the length of the hammer that counts, but how you wield it.

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#4 Posted by TheGreyOutcastX (2051 posts) - - Show Bio

@Avenging-X-Bolt said:

Because he touches it too much......

@The Stegman said:

it's not the length of the hammer that counts, but how you wield it.

Well said. :D

#5 Posted by Death_From_Below (223 posts) - - Show Bio

@The Stegman said:

it's not the length of the hammer that counts, but how you wield it.

This.

#6 Posted by Farwind (67 posts) - - Show Bio

Don't know why in the comics, but it probably relates back to its origin norse mythology.

It's a long story involving dwarves and Loki. Loki made a bet with a dwarf that the dwarf couldn't outsmith another dwarf. When Loki realized he was going to lose the bet, he did everything he could to sabotage the dwarfs creations. He was partially successful, resulting in Mjolnir having a shorter hammer. (This is an incredibly shortened version of the story in norse paganism)

#7 Posted by ShangoofTheOshiras (4 posts) - - Show Bio

Farwind is correct. The hammer was actually supposed to look like the Hammer wielded by The "Thor" of The Heroes Reborn storyarc with the long handle, but Loki wouldn't have none of that.

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

@The Stegman said:

it's not the length of the hammer that counts, but how you wield it.

What is with you and deep comments? I guess Aang has rubbed off on you...

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

Loki sabatoged it cause he's a dick. according to some storys :P in others Odin weilds it to kill Loki's father which would mean it was that short long before loki's adoption  
#10 Posted by venomoushatred1001 (12334 posts) - - Show Bio

Lighter and easier to swing.

#11 Posted by jeanroygrant (20191 posts) - - Show Bio

Actually it's different in different stories.

#12 Posted by BiteMe-Fanboy (7588 posts) - - Show Bio

Off topic, but I love your username.

#13 Posted by jeanroygrant (20191 posts) - - Show Bio

@BiteMe-Fanboy said:

Off topic, but I love your username.

Lol same here.

#14 Posted by jeanroygrant (20191 posts) - - Show Bio

It looks better short than long.

#15 Posted by The_Thunderer (2894 posts) - - Show Bio

Loki

#16 Posted by evilvegeta74 (4521 posts) - - Show Bio

I know after Thor had defeated those who sit above, and ended ragnarok he went into some type of deep sleep or something, anyway sometime later he was reborn when Don Blake got the hammer. His costume had changed as well as the hammer's handle length.

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

@The Stegman said:

it's not the length of the hammer that counts, but how you wield it.

This.

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