With Tessa Thompson's Valkyrie, Thor: Ragnarok has technically introduced the first canonically queer character to appear in the MCU, but because the only explicit nod to Valkyrie's sexuality was ultimately cut from the film, her queerness remains almost entirely subtextual. It's a bummer, but we can take solace in the fact that with Hela, Marvel has, accidentally, brought queer representation to its Cinematic Universe - in a very particular way.
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Hela's headdress from Thor: Ragnarok is the best thing to happen in film in 2017. It should win an Oscar. That headdress should be inducted into the Screenwriter's Guild. It's the queer icon of a queer icon.
Marvel's God of Thunder is going to look a little bit different in his next movie. Entertainment Weekly has revealed our first glimpse at the movie, teasing a radically differently looking Thor, as well as our first full looks at Cate Blanchett and Tessa Thompson in action as Hela and Valkyrie, respectively.