Thor concept art on July 15, 2014.
Marvel Comics

“If we can accept Thor as a frog and a horse-faced alien, we should be able to accept a woman”

Marvel announced on The View Tuesday morning that a woman will take up Thor’s mantle–err, hammer. Fans were shocked to find out that for the foreseeable future, the long, blonde locks waving under Thor’s Norse helmet in the comic books will belong to a lady.