I always wondered
Why is Thors hammers handle so short
Don't know why in the comics, but it probably relates back to its origin norse mythology.
It's a long story involving dwarves and Loki. Loki made a bet with a dwarf that the dwarf couldn't outsmith another dwarf. When Loki realized he was going to lose the bet, he did everything he could to sabotage the dwarfs creations. He was partially successful, resulting in Mjolnir having a shorter hammer. (This is an incredibly shortened version of the story in norse paganism)
I know after Thor had defeated those who sit above, and ended ragnarok he went into some type of deep sleep or something, anyway sometime later he was reborn when Don Blake got the hammer. His costume had changed as well as the hammer's handle length.
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