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Marvel will soon be introducing a new Thor in its comic series: a woman. Marvel is not introducing "Lady-Thor" -- like it did with She-Hulk -- or giving Thor a female sidekick like Batman's Batgirl. This new Thor is the only Thor. And she's a woman.

JHU Comics manager Rene Rosa expressed more curiosity than outrage over the new Thor. He says comic books revolve around change: deaths and disappearances, replacements and revivals. He says a lot of these new story lines claim the series for a year before reverting back to the original. But in this case, Marvel claims the change is not temporary.

Rene applauds marvel for continuing to diversify its heroes.

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