Freya (comics)

Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
First appearance Thor #321 (October 1993)
Created by Bill Mantlo
Don Heck
In-story information
Team affiliations Asgard

Freya is a fictional Asgardian appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character, based on the Norse deity of the same name.

Within the context of the stories, Freya is the Asgardian goddess of fertility. She appears as a supporting character of Thor.

Publication history

Freya first appeared in Thor #321 (October 1993) and was created by Bill Mantlo and Don Heck.

Fictional character biography

Freya is the Goddess of Fertility who used to work as a former Valkyrie. The people of Asgard have started a cult that worships her on the Isle of Love.[1]

On one occasion, Rimthursar lied to Freya stating that Odin has died in order to trick her into crying so that Rimthursar can collect her tears.[2]

Freya had an artifact named after called the Cloak of Freya which Loki once used to turn Storm into a falcon.[3]

Freya's history was later retconned where she was the daughter of the Giant Thyrm and her position was given to Freyja. Thyrm once tried to get Thor and Loki to give him Mjolnir in exchange for Thor's hand in marriage to Freya. Thor and Loki were able to outwit Thyrm.[4]

Powers and abilities

Freya has the various superhuman attributes that the other Asgardians have. She can also speak in the languages of the Nine Realms.

In other media


  1. Thor: Asgard's Avenger #1
  2. Thor #321
  3. Uncanny X-Men Annual #9
  4. Marvel Super-Heroes Vol. 2 #15
  5. "Downgraded". Avengers Assemble. Season 2. Episode 11. February 15, 2015. Disney XD.

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