volstagg first appearance

Actors/Actresses Volstagg was one of a trio of Asgardian adventurers known as the Warriors Three, and was a friend of Thor. [2] Volstagg then stood with the Warriors and Einherjar as Thor gave a speech before they went to battle the Marauders. Volstagg questioned how, even if they were successfully in getting Loki out of the Asgardian Dungeons and free Foster, how they would get away from Asgard without the Einherjar discovering and killing them, although Thor had still remained confident. This is Volstagg's first appearance (outside of the Tales of Asgard back-ups), and he's got the size and bluster right, but he's not quite the Volstagg we all know and love yet. When Loki then took the throne of Asgard during Thor's banishment, Volstagg and his allies played a key role saving Thor from the Destroyer before bringing him back to Asgard where he successfully stopped Loki from stealing the throne of Asgard and restoring the peace. Eventually, they found and confronted Laufey, who, revealing that he had strength in numbers and mindful of an ancient truce between the two peoples, dismissed the Asgardian group from his realm. Even while clutching the hammer, Volstagg was conflicted on whether to continue being the War Thor. It is likely that his wife Gunnhilde does much of the cooking, but for a time he hosted a television show about cooking. He remains proficient in using a sword or quarterstaff in battle. When they demanded to instead speak with Frigga about the matter, Loki informed them that she had refused to leave Odin's bedside and therefore demanded that they could bring their urgent matter to him, announcing himself as King and demanding they bow to him. The pair eventually gained help with the battle upon Thor's arrival who helped overpower the Marauders, still not realizing the escape was a distraction. He loved eating, drinking and celebrating. Volstagg first appeared in Journey into Mystery#119 (August, 1965), and was created by Stan Leeand Jack Kirby. Volstagg, alone of the Warriors Three, survived the initial attacks. Volstagg (MCU) Edit. Once, while guarding a bridge that led to Asgard's capital, Volstagg met the young Asgardian adventurer Fandral, who barred his path. Greeting them, the Collector expressed his delight at having two nobel Asgardians come all the way to Knowhere to speak with him. Even so, he was considered a trusted and worthy comrade by his closest friends and allies, Fandral the Dashing, Hogun the Grim, and Thor. Algrim used his position within the Dungeons to lead a Prison Break, breaking free and releasing all the other prisoners while the Dark Elves began attacking Asgard. He was later discovered by Thor taking refuge in a statue of Frigga and having lost considerable weight. Contents . With Odin having awoken from his Odinsleep and reclaimed the throne of Asgard, the Warriors Three and Lady Sif gathered together at a banquet to celebrate the return of Thor and the return to peace. [26] As War-Thor, his strength was increased to the same level as Thor. You can help the Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. Horse, Asgardian Starjammer, Maerhrafn[27]. Volstagg also has a pet dragon, as shown in. The team went to see Asgard's Gate-Keeper Heimdall, although Loki attempted to fool Heimdall, the wise gate-keeper told them he knew of their plan and would allow them to go so they could discover how the Frost Giants had made their way in Asgard. While the Frost Giants cornered them, however, the Asgardians were saved by the timely arrival of Odin on Sleipnir, who intervened and tried to make peace with Laufey, only to fail as he them quickly drew them back to Asgard where they would be safe for now. Odin soon changed his plans, leading an army to Midgard to slay the Serpent. As a result of the attack, Odin decided not to retaliate against King Laufey or make Thor King of Asgard. Fearing that Odin was blinded by his grief and enraged following the recent death of Frigga at the hands of the Dark Elves, Volstagg had agreed to meet with Thor in secret to discuss his plan to sneak away from Asgard with Jane Foster to get onto Svartalfheim where they would confront Malekith. Luckily, they are stopped and killed by the Destroyer before they could escape: However, by this time, they had already killed several Guards. Volstagg was an Asgardian warrior and a member of the Warriors Three. Volstagg the Voluminous Volstagg was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby for use in a back feature for Thor comics, debuting in the issue #119 of the Journey into Mystery series. Seeking to return Thor onto Asgard, the Warriors Three and Lady Sif went to speak to Odin; however, when they arrived, they discovered Loki had taken the throne as his father had fallen into the Odinsleep. While Volstagg and Fandral had their injuries treated, they discussed Thor's banishment, with Fandral noting that at least Thor was only banished and not dead, while Volstagg questioned how Odin could have discovered their plans. With the battle over, all the surviving Marauders were captured and taken back to the Asgardian Dungeons personally by the Warriors Three. [4], Volstagg battles against the Marauders' army. During the ceremony, three Frost Giants broke inside Odin's Vault to steal the Casket of Ancient Winters. Or at least so he boasts. History Origins Powers and Abilities Powers/Abilities. Volstagg became drawn to the hammer and walked over to it while his friends futilely tried to stop him from reclaiming it. April 27, 2011) Appearance of Death — Contents . Volstagg is one of Asgard's finest warriors. A Kree alien scientist stationed on Earth. ―Volstagg. Volstagg furiously fights agaisnt the Destroyer. Eventually Hogun was hurt and forced to retreat, Loki refusing to follow them. Volstagg searches for Laufey's Frost Giants. Master Combatant: Volstagg is a good hand to hand combatant and horseman, though his battle prowess has dwindled considerably over time, not that he will allow anyone to even hint of such an insult. While Volstagg, Fandral and Sif were arrested for their treason, they were released as Thor's plan was successful, leading to Malekith's demise and the capture of the Aether. [20], An angry Volstagg fought Thor until their fight took them to Svartalfheim. This has motivated him to try and convince the other Kree aliens that Earth could prove a valuable asset in the Kree/Skrull war. He is also a highly skilled axeman. Volstagg is an Asgardian and a member of the Warriors Three. agents who were spying on them. [2], Volstagg delivers the Aether to the Collector. History Once they had collected the small unit of Marauders who had been on the run, which also included Algrim who had disguised himself, the pair then returned to Himinbjorg through the Bifrost Bridge and took the rebels into the Dungeons with the other prisoners.[2]. While the warriors fought the rioters, Malekith had broken inside the Royal Palace of Valaskjalf in order to kidnap Jane Foster, the Aether's host, who was kept there. He first met Thor when the Warriors Three joined Thor's expedition to restore the Odinsword that had become cracked.Volstagg was fairly advanced in age for an Asgardian, and it has been alluded to that he was a highly respected and feared warrior in his prime. There, along with the rest of Asgard, he died. The character was first introduced in a " Tales of Asgard " filler in Journey Into Mystery #119 (August 1965), the magazine carrying Thor's Asgardian adventures. After learning from Roz Solomon that Volstagg was War Thor, Thor reverted to her human form and used her friendship with Volstagg to successfully convinced him to end his rampage, let go of his rage, and give up being War Thor. When Hela arrived though the Bifrost, Volstagg demanded to know who she was, and what she had done with Thor. A drunken Volstagg once incurred the wrath of Odin by spilling the secrets of the first Frost Giants to a younger Thor. As they walked through the town, they attracted odd looks from the locals due to their armor and weapons. Due to the battle, Hogun the Good became Hogun the Grim, and for some reason, Fandral the Quite Plain became Fandral the Dashing later.[5]. Volstagg prepared to battle Toothgnasher when a giant hand suddenly appeared and grabbed Toothgnasher before killing him. Volstagg is attacked again by the Destroyer. While it was distracted, preparing to blast Volstagg, the Destroyer was stabbed by Sif with her double-edged sword through its throat. Stand aside for Volstagg! In his appearance, personality and usual role in combat, Volstagg bears a marked resemblance to Shakespeare's. Volstagg once squared-off with the Hulk (before being dumped contemptuously in a roadside ditch by the green-skinned behemoth). Volstagg the Valiant is a member of a trio of Asgardian adventurers along with Fandral the Dashing and Hogun the … Volstagg fearlessly charged at Mangog to prevent this from happening. When Balder the Brave returned broken and hopeless from the land of the dead, it was the kind-hearted Volstagg who took the fallen warrior under his wing (introducing him to the twin joys of gluttony and drunkenness). Thor: God of Thunder (DS version only)Thor: The Dark World - The Official Game He is even ready to sacrifice himself. Thor became so enraged by the interruption to becoming king that he stormed into the dining hall and overthrew a table. Volstagg laughs as Thor escapes from Asgard, While Thor struggled with the controls, Volstagg fought the Einherjar in order to give them time to escape. He allegedly was named Volstagg the Staggeringly Perfect.Allegedly, he le… [4] In the wake of the destruction of the Rainbow Bridge, Volstagg had witnessed the Marauders attacking the Nine Realms due to the Asgardians now being unable to travel. They told the heroes of Tiwaz, a powerful sorcerer who might help them in the fight. He attacked anything he believed was an enemy, even allies that disagreed with his methods. The team returned back to Asgard and discovered Loki had nearly killed Heimdall with the Casket of Ancient Winters, while the Warriors took Heimdall to the Healing Room, Thor went to confront his brother and remove him from the throne. The fight to defeat the horde by himself, while Loki cared the! 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