He created a new herald, Red Shift, to help him succeed in devouring all of the sentient life forces he came upon. With help from Aarkus, Ikaris and his fellow Eternals found the comatose Galactus floating in the Negative Zone and brought him back to Earth-616. Now tasked with the duty to find Eternity' cosmic jailer,[68] Galactus enlisted the help of the Anti-Man to recruit the Ultimates and transform them into his Heralds of Life. Ganymede is a fictional extraterrestrial superhero in the Marvel Comics Universe. While Galactus has a lot of diversity in his superpowers (celestial being, telepathic, telekinetic, etc), unsurprisingly, some superheroes in the DC Comics are capable of not only doing what he does but better. The Return of the Black Winter and Galactus' Death. In Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. Born as Galan, Galactus was a brilliant scientist from the utopian planet Taa in a Universe preceding the current Marvel ones. Galactus has succeeded in suppressing his sympathy for intelligent beings who are similar in nature to the entity from which he was birthed, and, realizing himself to be a higher kind of being than they are due to his intrinsic role in the natural order, is willing to destroy their lives to continue his own. With the help of Black Panther's ascended astral form and the rebirthed Celestials, the Eternity Watch defeated the Aspirants and Logos. At one point Galactus threatened to destroy the planet Zenn-La, home of a civilized, humanoid race. The sphere underwent a "Big Bang," an explosion that hurled the matter outwards, where much of it eventually condensed into stars and planets. Odin refused to hand the seed over to Galactus, believing that Galactus was in search for godhood and wants to live forever. Originally Galactus was a humanoid named Galan, born in the previous incarnation of Earth-616 on the planet Taa, a paradise-like world whose civilization is said to have been the most advanced of any of the known universe of that time. Galactus is a cosmic entity with power comparable to a god, he wields the power cosmic and must consume planets in order to survive. Silver Surfer, Galactus is the sole survivor of the sixth incarnation of the Multiverse. Following months of anticipation, the Fortnite community will finally face Galactus on December 1, 2020. Her work has also appeared on KUT's Texas Standard (Austin), KPAC-FM (San Antonio), and the Daily Texan. Galactuswas originally an explorer named Galan from a planet called "Taa" in a universe that existed before the big bang. Now that we’ve got all that unpacked, it’s time to dive into the theories that have been creating buzz online. Angered and concerned about the freed Proemial Gods, Aegis and Tenebrous, Galactus ordered the Silver Surfer to find and defeat the gods once and for all. Lethal radiation caused by the "Big Crunch" this universe was experiencing was wiping out all life across the universe. But as his hunger only continued to intensify, Galactus acknowledged the need for Heralds—whom he tasked with locating new worlds ripe for the munching. Galactus had devoured countless worlds, among them: Galactus does not have a 'true form' because he is "no longer a being in the absolute, physical sense", "each mind that views him struggles as best as it can to perceive that unknowable force as an image it can comprehend" (according to Galacta, she and her father seem to wear purple because "that's merely what your crude little cortexes perceive," due to "the colour's royalty symbolism" from "ancient mythopoetic cultural sludge encrusting your merely mortal minds"). If this theory comes to fruition, the MCU would be taking a sharp turn from Galactus’ origins in the comics. With that in mind, the idea of Galactus as the MCU’s next major villain actually makes a lot of sense. Her first appearance was Silver Surfer Vol. With the Mad Titan defeated, however, it’s only a matter of time before another threat comes along to jeopardize life as we know it in the MCU. Like Galactus, Tyrant also has the ability to harness massive cosmic energy. [80] However, when Dormammu infected Galactus with his immense magic in order to turn the World-Eater into his own herald, the magic-powered Galactus instead begun consuming all of the magic there was in the realms, becoming a being of science and magic. To prepare for Galactus, we recommend taking the following steps: They then stated that they planned to use the Gods' Whisperer to unleash him upon the Kree when he awoke. [22] The Eternity Watch subsequently confronted Logos and the First Firmament's Aspirants in the Superflow. In the hands of Galactus, due to his cosmic awareness, the Ultimate Nullifier is capable of destroying entire universes and even entire timelines from beginning to end. [75] With the help of another group of Ultimates brought back to life by the Maker, who subsequently rebelled against him, Galactus' Ultimates managed to reverse the damage caused to the Superflow and restored the Multiverse to its normal state. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. In Marvel Comics, there are few beings in the Marvel Universe who are as destructive or powerful as Galactus, the World Devourer. Wolverine was one of the remaining survivors, and used Doctor Doom's time machine to travel back in time numerous times until he could prevent Ultron's rise of power and thus the annihilation of humankind, which resulted in the evil A.I. [24], After the Multiverse ended its renewal cycle, the Seventh Cosmos was originated from the ashes of the Sixth Infinity, and with it, its new embodiments, Eternity and Infinity. [19][20][3][21][13][22] The Black Winter presented an alternative account of Galan's survival, claiming it had spared him and turned him into Galactus to mark him as its Herald. When Galactus incredulously attempted to attack him, Thor sentenced him to death for the countless planets he had destroyed and drained him of the Power Cosmic, leaving him on the brink of death. Thankfully, the Fantastic Four intervened, convincing Radd to abandon his mission and join the rebellion against Galactus—leading to his exile on Earth. Cosmic Hunger: Galactus requires unknown energies obtainable only from a certain type of planets in order to sustain his life. When he discovered the existence of Counter-Earth, he became determined to consume it instead of Earth. Galaxy Master. Rumors of Galactus joining the MCU have been bubbling for weeks, despite the traditionally secretive nature of Marvel Studios. Said process was accelerated with Neutronium. He's a relatively unknown villain with the ridiculously powerful ability to control his … Galactus accepted, and Radd was imbued with a portion of Galactus’ cosmic power. The suitable type of planet need not to be one where life is present, but it must have the potential to support life. No, Galactus is not "gone", as he has gotten closer to the island he became more and more transparent, with this week's upcoming update we … Galactus also took on a succession of new heralds. As you’ll recall, Galactus, too, predates our universe. But even without confirmation from the powers that be, many fans are firmly on board with Galactus as the next major threat to the Avengers and their ragtag band of superheroes. “One of the Celestial beings, Eson the Searcher, uses this Power Stone to completely destroy an entire planet,” the narrator of the video explains. These remnants of a previous universe are imperative to the Power Stone theory. While he dutifully served for a short time, Fallen One eventually exposed himself as too bloodthirsty even for Galactus. When this process proved to be counterproductive and actually began to damage Eternity even further, Galactus had the ghost of the Shaper of Worlds teleport the Ultimates to the High Evolutionary's Counter-Earth. 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