Here we have mentioned Differences And Similarities in Loki from Marvel and Norse Mythology.
Yes you heard it right. According to the Norse Mythology Loki wasn’t the brother of Thor. In Fact he was the brother of Thor’s father, Odin.
According to the Norse Mythology Loki is not the brother of Hel, who’s referred as Hela in the movie ‘Thor: Ragnarok’. In the mythology, the ruler of the underworld is the daughter of Loki.
In the mythology Loki is married to goddess Sigyan. Her love for Loki is so evident that she stands by him even in his worst times.
Loki shares a love-hate relationship with Thor in the movies. But is sorry for his wrongdoings and tries to help Thor. Whereas in the Norse myths, he backstabs his fellow gods and causes the death of Baldr.
The death of Loki in the movies and mythology is totally different. In the movie he was killed by Thanos. On the other hand according to myths Loki died in a battle where all gods of Asgard died.
Loki’s character is bisexual which was revealed in the Loki’s 2021 series. In the myths too, Loki is shown as a character who can swap genders.
Loki’s parents were a Giant and Goddess. His half Giant and half god like qualities have provided him with powers like shape shifting.
This is one of the most significant powers of Loki. With shapeshifting powers, Loki can transform into any human, animal, monster or creature.
Loki is neither good nor bad. He flips whenever he feels like. He can be the good guy or bad guy, all depends on his mood and situation.
The myths describe him as a charming, attractive and handsome character. He’s not a muscular character like other warriors of Asgard and has a long & thin face.