Jane Foster

Marvel’s Jane Foster was introduced as a love interest of the superhero Thor Odinson until becoming a superhero in her own right. Created by writers Stan Lee and Larry Lieber, and artist Jack Kirby, the character first appeared in Journey into Mystery #84 (September 1962). Foster is later revealed to be deemed worthy to wield Thor’s hammer Mjolnir when the former is no longer able. During this period, she adopts the mantle of Thor, and joins the Avengers. Foster’s stint as Thor ends with the character sacrificing her life and the mantle reverting to the original Thor. Foster then takes up the mantle of Valkyrie.

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