Thor Odinson is the god of thunder and the son of Odin in Norse mythology. There have been several characters in the DC Universe inspired by him. Manhunter has a canine companion named Thor the Thunder Dog. There is a super-villain named Fairy Tales Fenton who transformed into Thor, and battled Sandman. Henry Meke has also transformed into Thor and fought Batman. Thor was adapted to comics by Otto Binder, first appearing in the Fawcett Comics publication Whiz Comics #50. (1944)Marvel Comics publishes their own Thor in an ongoing series. DC Comics has published several homages to this character. The original was Wandjina of the Champions of Angor. There is a member of the Maximums named Viking. In the Amalgam Universe, Thor is mixed with Orion to become Thorion.
- Thor was also the pseudonym used by a creator for National Allied Publications.