According to Goldberg, the new hammer-wielding hero modeled herself after the original Thor, because he saved her life which, okay... is a little "damsel-in-distress-y," but it's the thought that counts, right?
Point is -- gender equality is FAR from where it needs to be, but an iconic Marvel superhero is now a woman, and that's pretty awesome. We officially have a female Thor before we have had a female President. Think about that.
Other details surrounding Thor's future remain unclear -- is this change limited to the comics, or will this new Thor get a big screen debut. And, most importantly, what does Chris Hemsworth think about this? Check back for details.