Norse Goddess of Death
Queen of Hel & Niffleheim
|Queen of Hel & Niffleheim|
|Nation or Planet of Origin|
|Base of Operations|
|Hel & Niffleheim|
Being with god-like strength, speed, stamina, agility, and durability; capable of flight and astral projection.
Ability to project bolts of energy or by direct contact cause rapid aging, death or resurrection of the gods of Asgard.
Immune to all known diseases, environments and possessing immortality while enshrined in her cloak. Without her cloak she reverts to her true form of being partially desiccated and weakens in her powers considerably.
Cloak of Hela: Mystical cloak, cowl and headdress which grants full life and health.
Naflgar: Warship constructed of the fingernails of the dead.
Journey into Mystery Vol. 1
Thor Vol. 1
|Journey into Mystery Vol. 1 #102 (March, 1964)|
|Stan Lee & Jack Kirby|
Legend tells that Hela was born of the trickster god Loki and the sorceress giantess Angrboda. When she achieved maturity, Odin, the ruler of the Asgardians, decreed that she become goddess and ruler of the spirits of the dead in the realm of Hel.