Valkyrie is one strong and interesting fictional superhero! Let’s see some interesting facts and trivia about this her also known as Brunnhilde!
1.As mentioned above, Valkyrie is a fictional superhero appearing in American Comic Books published by Marvel comics!
2. She was created by Roy Thomas and John Buscema.
3. This character is based on the Norse Mythological figure Brynhildr!
4. Brynhildr is a shieldmaiden in Germanic mythology.
5. She debuted when she appeared in Avengers (1970)!
6. Her real name is Brunnhilde.
7. She was selected to lead the Valkyrior.
8. Among her other aliases are Barbara Norris, Samantha Parrington, Sian Bowen and Annabelle Riggs.
9. All the above had been host bodies of Brunnhilde!
10. She had an one-time interest of her ally Thor!
11. Her alias Riggs is openly bysexual!
12. IGN ranked her on the 30th place in “The top 50 Avengers” list!
13. Comics Buyer’s Guides ranked her 65th in “100 Sexiest Women on Comics” list!
14. In cinema she debuted in The Marvel Cinematic Universe film, Thor: Ragnarok!
15. She was portrayed by Tessa Thompson.
16. Valkyrie first appeared as a guise of the Enchantress in The Avengers (1970).
17. The Valkyrior is a group o warrior goddesses who would appear over the battlefields of mortal worshipers of the Asgardian gods!
18. They would choose which of the fallen were worthy to be taken to Valhala.
19. Valhala is the land of the honored dead!
20. Brunnhilde served very well in this capacity for centuries.
21. Brunnhilde helped Siegmund’s pregnant lover, Sieglinde get to safety.
22. Odin removed Brunnhilde’s Asgardian powers and immortality and cast her into a trance in order to punish her!
23. She was eventually awakened by Siegfried, the son of Siegmund and Sieglinde and another mortal incarnation of Thor.
24. Brunnhilde and Siegfried became lovers.
25. she made him invulnerable so long as his back was not turned on his foe.
26. Siegfried fell under the influence of magic and betrayed her.
27. He was later murdered.
28. According to the Volsunga Saga, Brunnhilde, still in love with Siegfried jumped into his blazing funeral Pyre.
29. Odin restored both of them to life.
30. He also restored both of them to life, but he removed their memories of their earthly lives.
31. Valkyrie is the strongest of all Valkyrior.
32. She ages far more slowly than humans.
33. Is immune to all earthly diseases and is difficult to injure.
34. Her Asgardian physiology grants her enhanced levels of stamina.
35. Valkyrie has had extensive training in sword fighting as well as unarmed combat and horseback riding!
36. Her fighting ability is matched only by Sif!