Check out Thor: The Dark World concept art by Tom Whitehouse!
Update: The artists has requested that I remove the images at the request of Marvel Entertainment.
The main villains of Thor: The Dark World are the "Dark Elves." The Dark Elves first appeared in Thor #344 (June 1984) and were originally created by American comic book writer and artist Walt Simonson. The first Dark Elf to appear in the comics was "Malekith the Accursed." Algrim the Strong / Kurse and Wormwood later appeared in 1984's Thor #347. All three are a major part of the movie and carried some amazing weapons. Some of those weapons were designed by Tom Whitehouse and he shared them on his Behance site.
Whitehouse is a professional concept illustrator and set designer who's worked on big budget films like X-Men: First Class (2011), Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) and "Torchwood" (2011).
Check out the rest of the images after the jump (click to enlarge).
Dark Elven Weapons
Lady Sif Weapon
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What do you think of the concept art? If you've seen Thor: The Dark World what did you think?
Official Thor: The Dark World Summary
Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s Thor and Marvel’s The Avengers, Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos…but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.
Starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano and Jaimie Alexander with Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins as Odin, Thor: The Dark World is directed by Alan Taylor, produced by Kevin Feige, from a story by Don Payne (credit not final) and screenplay by Christopher Yost and Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely (credit not final) and is based on Marvel’s classic Super Hero Thor, who first appeared in the comic book Journey into Mystery“ #83 in August, 1962.
Thor: The Dark World is presented by Marvel Studios. The executive producers are Louis D’Esposito, Alan Fine, Stan Lee, Victoria Alonso, Craig Kyle and Nigel Gostelow. The film releases November 8, 2013, and is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
Directed by Alan Taylor
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano, Jaimie Alexander, Rene Russo, Anthony Hopkins
Release date: November 8, 2013 (USA)
Official Site: http://marvel.com/thor
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