THOR: THE DARK WORLD: Selvig's 'Convergence' Notes Explained; More Stunning Concept Art

Featured in the Art of Thor: The Dark World book is Erik Selvig's blackboard notes on the science behind the Convergence that nearly destroyed earth, with some nods to the Marvel Comics Universe!

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By DCMarvelFreshman - 11/21/2013


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An unused concept illustration for the Thor sequel by Peter Popken


Concept art by Charlie Wen


Concept art by Paul Catling


Concept art by Paul Catling


Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s “Thor” and “Marvel’s The Avengers,” Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos…but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all. Starring Starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano and Jaimie Alexander with Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins as Odin, “Thor: The Dark World” is directed by Alan Taylor. The film is produced by Kevin Feige, while executive producers are Louis D’Esposito, Alan Fine, Stan Lee, Victoria Alonso, Craig Kyle and Nigel Gostelow. Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Thor: The Dark World opens in theaters on November 8, 2013.
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Prime - 11/21/2013, 7:51 PM
There is science behind this?
Prime - 11/21/2013, 7:52 PM
Oh yeah....Thor is an alien here...
MercwithMouth - 11/21/2013, 7:53 PM
An interesting mixture of real world physics theories and well crafted Norse-like mythology.
DrDoom - 11/21/2013, 7:55 PM
Awesome stuff.
MercwithMouth - 11/21/2013, 7:56 PM
I think basing the legend of Thor more in sci-fi than fantasy is a good idea. They need to desperate Marvel's Thor for Norse Thor. Otherwise people might be looking at Loki as the inhabitor of a strange wooden mask that turns an everyday banker into a crazy, rubber faced superhero!
MercwithMouth - 11/21/2013, 7:57 PM
Separate not desperate...
BritishMonkey - 11/21/2013, 8:09 PM
Fascinating.
Tainted87 - 11/21/2013, 8:11 PM
Hehehe.... so the Dark Elves were Engineers? I guess that makes sense.
GliderMan - 11/21/2013, 8:15 PM
I just want more Loki.
McNyagano - 11/21/2013, 8:17 PM
That looks awesome.
JuanCobble - 11/21/2013, 8:30 PM
My sister came from the theater and as a regular movie viewer (not involved with deeper comicbook/videogame/tvmedia themes like everybody in this page) she doesnt like the movie, she say that the things pass very fast, and hate why thor/everyone else didnt feel sorry for the deaths in the movie, and says that the ending is to convoluted.

she didnt like ironman 3 either

both in the other hand my 10 year nephew love it except the ending
OverlyManlyMan - 11/21/2013, 8:35 PM
I could kick Thor's ass with my mustache
ALmazing - 11/21/2013, 8:37 PM
I think the coolest thing about Marvel's cinematic Thor is that they use a lot of Ancient Astronaut Theories to explain Norse Mythology.