Loki's Best Tricks
Ten times Loki did what Loki does. Read our top picks on Marvel Unlimited.
LEAF HIM ALONE! (JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #85)
In his very first appearance, Loki had been imprisoned in a tree by the Asgardians for being such a pain in the royal behind. His entrapment spell could be broken though, in the unlikely event that someone shed a tear for little ol’ Loki. Not interested in the spirit of the law, Loki figured out how to drop a leaf just as guardian god Heimdall walked by so that it would graze his eyeball, causing a tear to drop! Freed, Loki traveled to Midgard, turned humans into negative versions of themselves, hypnotized Thor, and pushed people onto train tracks to distract his brother!
HOPPING MAD (THOR #364-366)
To get Thor out of the picture for one of his many plots, Loki simply turned him into a frog! Loki, of course, had no idea that his amphibian-ized sibling would wind up in the middle of an epic war between frogs and rats in New York City’s Central Park. Even with a new physical form, Thor managed to transform himself into Throg, Frog of Thunder. It was in this form that the Odinson swooped in, grabbed Loki, and beat him up before finally returning to his normal appearance.
THE BACKSTABBING BARGAIN (MIGHTY THOR #5)
When Malekith began amassing allies for his WAR OF THE REALMS, All-Mother Freyja tasked Loki with joining up to pass back information as a spy for Asgard. Hearing that the Dark Elf intended to kill his mother, the trickster stabbed her himself and escaped back to the warmonger’s camp. Goddess Freyja eventually recovered, and Loki killed his resurrected father, Laufey, thus betraying Malekith’s Dark Council. However, the Mischievous One's machinations ultimately left him as the King of the Frost Giants, so the “benevolence” of his actions will always remain suspect.
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