While the Saab 35 Draken may be the coolest, most futuristic combat jet ever made, when it comes to bombers that title goes to the XB-70 Valkyrie, a gigantic supersonic strategic nuclear bomber that never entered service. Seriously, when I say gigantic I really mean it. This thing is unbelievable—check the image below.
While the Marvel heroine Valkyrie has been rocking it in Defenders comics off and on for over 40 years, the Norse warrior goddess has so far been absent from the Marvel movie-verse. But as this new concept art reveals, Brunnhilde almost made her debut in Thor 2: The Dark World!
NASA's entrant in this year's DARPA Robotics Challenge is a 1.9-meter tall, 125 kilogram, 44-degree-of-freedom battery-powered humanoid robot named Valkyrie (or "Val" for short). And yeah, she's pretty badass.
Say what you will about the rabidness of Star Trek and Star Wars fans, Battlestar Galactica has fans like Gary King who build incredible six-foot-long, hyper-detailed models of obscure ships entirely out of LEGOs.
In Marvel Comics' summer miniseries Fear Itself, a dark god known as The Serpent uses magic hammers to transform characters like the Hulk and the Thing into sociopathic Asgardian deities.