Real Name: Ratatosk
Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-5613) creature, associated with Asgardian deities
Occupation: Messenger, guardian
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Eagle at the top of Yggdrasil (name unrevealed), Idunn, Jorumungar (also Jormungand)
Enemies: Power Pack (Jack, Julie, Katie Power), Thor, Beta Ray Bill (all Earth-5631)
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: Squirrel of Mischief
Base of Operations: Yggdrasil
First Appearance: Thor and the Warriors Four#3 (August, 2010)
Powers/Abilities: Ratatosk was a giant squirrel that was nimble and vicious. It had glowing red eyes and carnivorous teeth.
(Thor and the Warriors Four#3 (fb) - BTS) - Ratatosk lived in the World Tree Yggdrasil, carrying messages between the eagle at the very top and Jorumungar, the serpent coiled around Midgard (Earth) (according to the Loki-supplied book, Facts of the Norse, that he gave to Julie Power). At the time of Ragnarok, Ratatosk was to alert Jorumungar. The creature also formed part of the three barriers preventing others from gaining access to the Golden Apples of Idunn.
(Thor and the Warriors Four#3) - Seeking the Golden Apples of Idunn, three members of Power Pack, as well as Thor and Beta Ray Bill (both regressed age-wise due to one of Enchantress' spell), entered Idunn's garden. Seeing them, Ratatosk attacked, knocking the adventurers aside except for Katie Power. She used her energy powers in a massive blast that sent the creature running away.
Comments: Created by Alex Zalben (writer) and Gurihiru (art).
As far as I know, Ratatosk has not (yet) appeared on Earth-616.
For more info on the mythical creature, check out the Wikipedia page!.
Profile by Grendel Prime.
Ratatosk has no known connections to:
Thor and the Warriors Four#3, p14, pan4 (main image)
Thor and the Warriors Four#3, p14, pan1 (shadow)
Thor and the Warriors Four#3 (August, 2010) - Alex Zalben (writer), Gurihiru (art), Jordan D. White (editor)
Last updated: 04/10/12
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