The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: occult; nihilist; worships Death CBR Scale: M

Name: Thanos

Other Names: Masterlord

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Iron Man (vol. 1) #55 (Feb. 1973): "Beware the Blood Brothers!"

Creators: Jim Starlin, Mike Friedrich, Mike Esposito

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 306

   Comic Book Appearances: 298

   TV, Film Appearances: 7

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 1

Teams/Affiliations: Eternals of Titan; Infinity Watch

Enemy of: Adam Warlock

Planet: Titan

Gender: male

This character is in the following 55 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The 3-Minute Sketchbook #1 (Oct. 2007)
Annihilation Prologue #1 (May 2006): "Annihilation Day"
The Avengers (2012) (cameo)
Avengers Finale #1 (Jan. 2005) (1-panel cameo)
The Avengers: Celestial Quest #2 (Dec. 2001): "Madonna Reborn!"
Captain America Annual #7 (Oct. 1983): "The Last Enchantment"
Captain America: The Legend #1 (Sep. 1996)
The Defenders (vol. 1) #143 (May 1985): "Another Runner..." (mentioned)
Doctor Doom and the Masters of Evil #3 (June 2009) (cameo)
Fantastic Four Annual #23 (1990): "When Franklin Comes Marchin' Home"
GLX-Mas Special
Iron Man (vol. 1) #55 (Feb. 1973): "Beware the Blood Brothers!"
Ka-Zar Annual '97 (May 1997): "Foreshadows"
Lunatik #1 (Dec. 1995)
Marvel Comics Presents
Marvel Feature (vol. 1) #12 (Nov. 1973): "The Bite of the Blood Brothers!"
Marvel Graphic Novel #1 (Apr. 1982): "The Death of Captain Marvel"
Marvel Holiday Special 1993 (Jan. 1993): "Yule Memory" (lead character)
Marvel Knights Spider-Man #18 (Nov. 2005): "Wild Blue Yonder: Conclusion" (mentioned)
Marvel Universe: Millennial Visions
Marvel Universe: The End
Maximum Security: Dangerous Planet #1 (Oct. 2000): "A Very Dangerous Planet" (1-panel cameo)
The Secret Defenders
Sleepwalker #7 (Dec. 1991): "The Ties That Bind!"
The Thanos Quest
Thorion of the New Asgods #1 (June 1997): "Thorion the Hunter!" (character based on)
What If...? (vol. 2) #112 (Sep. 1998): "Brave Old World"

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