What Is Ragnarok, Anyway? A Guide To Ragnarok In The Marvel Universe

Author Thumbnail BY Jon Arvedon - November 08, 2017

If you’re a fan of Marvel (or alternatively, Norse mythology), you’ve probably heard the word “Ragnarok” at one point or another. After all, it’s the subtitle of the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe blockbuster, Thor: Ragnarok. But what exactly is Ragnarok?

Simply put, Ragnarok is an Asgardian doomsday prophecy in the Marvel Universe that’s based on a series of apocalyptic events in Norse mythology. When it comes to the minutiae of Ragnarok in the comics, though, there’s a lot to take in. So, sit back, relax, and prepare yourselves for a lesson on the ins and outs of Ragnarok: 

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Jon Arvedon was born and raised on the not-so-mean streets of Central Massachusetts. Jon uses his time consuming, collecting, and sharing all aspects of nerd culture. Follow Jon on Twitter @JonArvedon.
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