Sibling rivalry typically starts in childhood, and artist Laine shows the roots of Thor and Loki's fraught relationship in a series of comics and illustrations from their youth.

Poor Loki, he can never catch a break with Odin, whether in academics, athletics, or drawing mythologically accurate animals. But some of Laine's images of Loki's childhood are quite tender:


While others are, well, peculiar to Loki:

She has a bunch of Loki moments up on Tumblr, but be warned, there are spoilers for Thor: The Dark World. She also has some rather adorable Thor and Loki pillows (as well as Iron Man and Captain America) available in her store.


Loki's Childhood [Laine's Art Blog via Geek Art]