Date: 2011-02-10 04:33 am (UTC)
shadowpsykie: Information (Default)
From: [personal profile] shadowpsykie
where did the Amazon come from....?

Date: 2011-02-10 04:42 am (UTC)
stolisomancer: (Default)
From: [personal profile] stolisomancer
AIM was using the Fenris Wolf to research Asgardian DNA. Three of their test subjects were successfully transformed into baseline Asgardians, which in Marvel terms, gives them superhuman strength and resilience. She's on par with somebody like Sif.

Date: 2011-02-10 07:48 am (UTC)
baihu: (Default)
From: [personal profile] baihu
I remember the time when the New Mutants went to Asgard and stayed with some of the 'normal' Asgardian folk, who were said to be stronger and more resilient than the average mortal, but not in the 'supergodly' sense apparently.

I'm assuming the AIM agent is something along those lines, but since she has the spliced genes of the Fenris wolf, I'm assuming she's almost near the pantheon level in terms of physical strength?

Date: 2011-02-10 07:52 am (UTC)
stolisomancer: (Default)
From: [personal profile] stolisomancer
A normal Asgardian, just some dude you'd see in the background standing around in a village, is roughly three times tougher and stronger than a human. They've got very dense musculature, and if they're any stronger than that, it's because of magic or divine favor or something. (I think that's how it works, anyway.)

In this issue, Helen's capable of manhandling all three of the Warriors at once until Hogun decides he's had enough and knocks her silly with one hit from his mace.

Date: 2011-02-10 04:37 pm (UTC)
janegray: (Default)
From: [personal profile] janegray
Wait. Isn't Fenris the son of Loki, who is technically not a real Asgardian? Isn't Loki an unusually-small Frost Giant who was just adopted by Odin?

If so, how can Fenris be used to research Asgardian DNA?

Date: 2011-02-10 06:02 pm (UTC)
karthzon: (Default)
From: [personal profile] karthzon
Well, that's easy. It's because LOOK THERE'S A SHINY THING!

Date: 2011-02-10 06:39 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Given that a Frost Giant managed to sire a giant wolf, I think all Asgardian DNA in general is alot more... versatile than mere mortal DNA.

Date: 2011-02-10 06:51 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] cricharddavies

Given that Loki and Angr-Boda are both accomplished shapeshifters, it's entirely possible that the wolf was conceived when they were both yeah let's not go there.

Date: 2011-02-10 09:33 pm (UTC)
aaron_bourque: default (Default)
From: [personal profile] aaron_bourque
Aw, why not? I mean, Sleipnir was sired by Loki.

Wait, not sired. Mothered.

Aaron "The Mad Whitaker" Bourque; khehehehehe

Date: 2011-02-10 08:58 pm (UTC)
stolisomancer: (Default)
From: [personal profile] stolisomancer
He's a shapeshifter. AIM wanted to figure out how to use his DNA to create hybrids, since apparently Loki could impregnate a chair if he put his mind to it.

Date: 2011-02-10 09:26 pm (UTC)
thanekos: Yoshikage Kira as Kosaku Kawajiri, after the second arrow. (Default)
From: [personal profile] thanekos
the secret origin of Chairface Chippendale!

Date: 2011-02-12 08:50 pm (UTC)
pallas_athena: (Default)
From: [personal profile] pallas_athena
I think I can mythologyfanwank this. Loki is Aesir (Asgardian/god) by right of blood-brotherhood. If he and Odin literally mingled blood, then his DNA has had access to Asgardian DNA and could morph accordingly.

Date: 2011-02-10 04:40 am (UTC)
jaybee3: Nguyen Lil Cass (Default)
From: [personal profile] jaybee3
This is pretty awesome. How come Willingham couldn't be this good on JSA?

Date: 2011-02-10 05:26 am (UTC)
proteus_lives: (Default)
From: [personal profile] proteus_lives
I have often pondered why writers rule on somethings and suck on others.

I think most people only have a finite amount of awesome available to them at any given time.

Sometimes they use it knowingly and other times it's pure intstinct.

Date: 2011-02-10 03:52 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
You mean writers have different strengths and weaknesses depending on the genre ;)

Date: 2011-02-11 01:42 am (UTC)
bradhanon: (Serious editor)
From: [personal profile] bradhanon
Willingham and medieval mindsets are a good fit.

Date: 2011-02-10 05:24 am (UTC)
proteus_lives: (Default)
From: [personal profile] proteus_lives
The Warriors Three make everything awesome.

Deal with it!

Date: 2011-02-10 09:16 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] psychopathicus_rex
"More drinking is always in order!" Oh Volstagg, you scamp.
And is Skadirh a name from Norse mythology, or just a word from the old Viking languages? It sounds vaguely familiar, but...

Date: 2011-02-10 05:49 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] marsdejahthoris
Well, Skadi was a frost goddess/Goddess of winter who's been name-checked in a lot of FF7 fics...

Date: 2011-02-10 10:18 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] psychopathicus_rex
Well, yeah, I've heard of her - but 'Skadirh' sounds a bit more specific.

Date: 2011-02-10 10:04 am (UTC)
blackruzsa: (Default)
From: [personal profile] blackruzsa
I am LOVING this character. Slowly welcomed into Asgardian brother/sisterhood, and all fun and violent.

Date: 2011-02-10 01:37 pm (UTC)
valtyr: (tiger ride)
From: [personal profile] valtyr
Not a Willingham fan, but this is very cool. I love her drunkenly dissing Hydra, and I like the Warriors Three adopting her.

Date: 2011-02-10 04:59 pm (UTC)
midnightvoyager: Just Middy (Default)
From: [personal profile] midnightvoyager
<3 the Warriors Three so much. <3<3

Date: 2011-02-10 05:10 pm (UTC)
cygna_hime: (Default)
From: [personal profile] cygna_hime
That cover alone has more chemistry than 90% of all pairings ever. Or am I the only one who thinks the cover make them look five seconds away from battlefield sex?

Date: 2011-02-10 08:59 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] hyperactivator
Wait a minute. Arn't Fenris's parents both Frost Giants? If that's where she gained her power then no wonder she got so big.

Date: 2011-02-12 03:29 am (UTC)
bruinsfan: (cartoon me)
From: [personal profile] bruinsfan
Yep. And his siblings are the Midgard Serpent and Hela.


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