Valkyrie (Marvel)(01 - Brunnhilde)
Real Name: Brunnhilde
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Brunnhilde the Valkyrie possesses superhuman strength and can lift (press) 45 tons. (The average Asgardian female can lift about 25 tons. Brunnhilde is the strongest known Valkyrie.)
Brunnhilde the Valkyrie possesses the conventional attributes of an Asgardian woman ("goddess"). Like all Asgardians she is extremely long lived (although not immortal like the Olympians), superhumanly strong, immune to all Earthly diseases, and resistant to conventional injury. (Asgardian flesh and bones are about three times as dense as similar human tissue, contributing to all Asgardian superhuman strength and weight ) Brunnhilde’s Asgardian metabolism gives her far greater than human endurance at all physical activities: she can exert peak strength for an hour before fatigue impairs her ability level.
Like all Valkyries, Brunnhilde can perceive and sense the coming of Death. She can see a "deathglow" surrounding a person who is in serious danger of dying, although most Asgardians and human beings cannot see the glow. A person surrounded by the deathglow might still be saved from dying (until he or she meets his or her inevitable end at some later time under different circumstances).
Brunnhilde can transport herself and a dying or dead person from the Earth dimension to an otherdimensional realm of the dead, just by willing herself to do so. She can also return through an act of will.
Brunnhilde the Valkyrie has had extensive training in unarmed combat swordplay, and horseback riding. Her natural fighting ability is unsurpassed among Asgardian women, and is perhaps equalled only by Sif.
Brunnhilde the Valkyrie employs two weapons: an unnamed iron spear and the enchanted sword, Drayonfang. An Oriental wizard named Kahji-Da was said to have carved the sword from the tusk of an extradimensional dragon. The sword eventually passed into the possession of the Ancient One, who in turn gave it to his disciple Doctor Strange. Strange awarded the sword to the Valkyrie after she had returned the current Black Knights Ebony Blade, which she had been using, to its rightful owner. Dragonfang is virtually indestructible.
Brunnhilda the Valkyrie rides the artificially mutated winged horse Aragorn a gift from the current Black Knight.
First Appearance: The Avengers (1963) #83
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#2 Alias (2001)
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- 'Age of Ultron: Book Three'#4
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Avengers & X-Men: AXIS (2014)
#5 Avengers Academy (2010)
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#3 Avengers Assemble (2012)
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Avengers Vs. X-Men (2012)
Avengers vs. X-Men Program (2012)
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#5 Chaos War (2010)
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#61 Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe (2012)
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Deadpool's Art of War (2014)
#4 Der Unglaubliche Hulk Comic-Taschenbuch (1980)
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Deutsche Helden (2004)
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#3 Fantastic Four (2013)
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Fear Itself (2011)
#1 Fear Itself: The Fearless (2011)
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#1 Heroic Age: Heroes (2010)
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#4 Licht & Schatten (1988)
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#5 Manara Werkausgabe (2009)
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#13 Marvel Comics Presents (1988)
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#50 Marvel Fanfare (1982)
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#1 Marvel Treasury Edition (1974)
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#13 Marvel: Now What?! (2013)
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#5 Marvels Companion (2014)
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Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z (2008)
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#3 ROM (1979)
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#65 Ruins (1995)
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#1 Secret Avengers (2010)
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- 'Secret Histories Part One'#2
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- 'Eyes Of The Dragon, Part 3 of 5'#9
- 'Eyes of the Dragon, Part 4 of 5'#10
- 'Eyes Of The Dragon, Part 5 of 5 '#12.1#14#15#17
- 'Beast Box'#22
- 'New Life'#23
- 'A Victory For The Little Guy'#24
- 'Core Beliefs'#25
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- 'A Council Of Masters'#30
- 'Something Wicked This Way Comes'#31
- 'Into The Void'#32
- 'To Hold Back A Black Hole'#33
- 'Rise Of The Descendants'#34
- 'Synthetic Dawn'#36
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Spider-Man Comics Weekly (UK) (1973)
#161 Strange Tales (1987)
- 'Super Spider-Man with the Super-Heroes'
The Avengers (1963)
Annual 11 The Defenders (1972)
- 'In Honor's Name!'#83
- 'Come On In... the Revolution's Fine!'
#66 The Incredible Hulk (1968)
- 'War of the Dead!'#67
- 'We, the Unliving...'#68
- 'Valhalla Can Wait!'#107
- 'On Death and Dying...'#108
- 'The Wasteland!'#109
- 'Vengeance! Cries the Valkyrie!'#112
- 'Strange Visitor From Another Planet!'#113
- 'Moon Madness!'#114
- 'Dance of Darkness/Dance of Light!'#115
- 'A Very Wrong Turn!'#116
- 'Two By Two'#117
- 'The Gift'#120
- 'Things to Come!'#123
- 'Of Elves and Androids!'#125
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- 'State of the Union!'#127
- 'Cloud Hidden!'#128
- 'Assault on the Empire'#129
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- 'If This Be Walrus...!'#132
- 'The Phantom of Gamma-Ray Flats'#133
- 'The Pajusnaya Consignment!'#134
- 'The Fire at Heaven's Gate!'#136
- 'Bodies and Souls!'#137
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- 'Three Women'#139
- 'Hungry Like the Wolf!'
#278 The Marvel Encyclopedia (2006)
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- 'The Marvel Encyclopedia'
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#140 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (1983)
- 'The Heartbreak Kid!'#141
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- 'Another Runner...'#144
- 'Dragon Midnight'#145
- 'Five Women'#146
- '...and Games!'#149
- 'Lonely as a Cloud'#150
- 'The Stars in Their Courses'#151
- 'Second Degree Manslaughter'#152
- 'The End of All Songs'
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- 'C-D: From The Collector to Dracula'#12
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#14 The Savage Hulk (1996)
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#296 Thor (1998)
- 'From Valhalla -- a Valkyrie!'#297
- 'The Sword of Siegfried!'#298
- 'Dragon's Blood!'#299
- 'Passions and Potions'#300
- 'Twilight of the Gods!'#454
- 'The Warriors Three Die At Dawn!'
#82 Thor (2007)
- 'Ragnarok, Part the Third'#83
- 'Ragnarok, Part the Fourth'#85
- 'Ragnarok, Part the Last'
#7 Thor & Hercules: Encyclopaedia Mythologica (2009)
- 'The Battle for the Hammer'#8
- 'The Woman Beneath the Mask'
Thor: For Asgard (2010)
#1 Thor: Man of War (2009)
- 'Asgard Part One'#3#4#5
- 'Asgard, Part Five'
Thor: Son of Asgard (2004)
#7 Thunderbolts (1997)
- 'Enchanted: Part 1'#8
- 'Enchanted: Part 2'#9
- 'Enchanted: Part 3'
Ultimate End (2015)
Vengeance of the Moon Knight (2009)
#15 West Coast Avengers (1985)
- 'Home Again'#21
- 'Savage Six, Part 4: Best Laid Plans...'#22
- 'Father's Day'#23
- 'Monsters of Evil Part 1'#28
- 'The Land Where The Killers Dwell'#29
- 'Drowning in a Nightmare'#30
- 'The Unwanted'
#24 What If? 200 (2011)
- 'Before We Were So Rudely Interrupted!'#26
- 'What is Scorpio'
#1 What If? AvX (2013)
- 'What If? Norman Osborn Won the Siege of Asgard/What If? The Watcher killed Galactus?'
Women of Marvel: Celebrating Seven Decades Handbook (2010)
Wonder Man (2007)
#5 X-Factor Forever (2010)
- 'My Fair Super Hero, Part 5'
X-Force/Cable '97 (1997)
X-Men Forever (2009)
X-Men Legacy (2008)
Secret Avengers (Marvel)
Valkyries of Asgard
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