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History

The Alpha Centaurians were aliens from a planet where life had evolved on land before it migrated seawards. When their planet began losing its water due to vapor dissipating into space, they built a fleet of ships to steal water from other planets. They came to Earth to find water as well, but when they saw the amphibian Sub-Mariner, they made a deal with treacherous high priest Kormok, hoping to evolve themselves into amphibious creatures as well. They were defeated by Namor and Triton.[1]

Alternate Realities

Earth-691

Their planet, Arima, was completely submersed in water. When Galactus came to feed upon it, the Keeper (the Silver Surfer) transported them to Centauri IV, home of a blue skinned, primitive culture.[2]

After the Guardians of the Galaxy travelled back in time to the late 20th century of Earth-616, their actions on the planet Moord[3] somehow changed the timeline of Earth-691 so that the Badoon attacked much earlier than they originally had and made the Alphans extinct.[4] After discovering what had happened, the joined Starhawks travelled back in time and negated what the Guardians had done, restoring the timeline to how it had been.[5]

Habitat

Habitat

95% surface covered by water, the entire race lives underwater

Gravity

210% Earth standard

Atmosphere

188% Earth density

Population

75 million

Miscellaneous

Type of Government

Feudal, organized into small, interdependent kingdoms

Level of Technology

Alpha Centaurians have built interstellar ships of intermediate capacity, able to attain near light speed

Representatives

Dynorr ("The Stalker"), Yennon (scientist)

Notes

  • The Alpha Centauri trinary star system boasts two other worlds with intelligent life.

See Also

Links and References

Alpha Centaurians at Marvel Database

Footnotes

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