One of the most popular segments on the Late Night with Conan O'Brien show is "If They Mated", which imagines what the freakish offspring of tabloid celebrities might look like.
Well, in that same spirit, what would result from the pairing
of Santa Claus with a gaudily-dressed Las Vegas Showgirl?
The answer, of course, is
That's right....ODIN! Omnipotent Ruler of Asgard, father of THOR, and owner of the most awe-inspiring collection of extravagant headgear in all the Cosmos!
For his earliest appearances in Journey Into Mystery (Thor's original venue), Odin sported the standard stubby-horned helmet and modest cape one might imagine an ancient Norseman wearing, but once Imagineer Extraordinaire Jack Kirby returned to pencil Thor, the All-Father's wardrobe took a dramatic turn toward the fabulous!
Yes, despite Odin's imposing presense, stoic gravitas, and battle-tested power...the guy knew how to wear an outfit.
Come with me now, and behold the
majesty of the Ragnar-Rokkin' Runway!
The Valhalla-palooza of High Fashion!