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Quote1.png All worlds must die. This we know. And thus... Earth's time has come at last. Quote2.png


Old Galactus

After a millennium of destruction by humans, the Earth had become a barren wasteland. Its last protector was the King of Asgard, Thor. Out of nostalgia, he wished for the Midgard of old and was the only one who had interest in the planet until the Devourer of Worlds himself, Galactus, arrived to complete the one thing he never accomplished: to satiate his hunger for Earth.[1]

As Galactus began to drill into the planet to absorb its life energy, King Thor and his grand-daughters looked on with a sense of awe as Galactus hadn't been seen in centuries. Thor decided to take on the creature himself against his grand-daughters wishes so he opened up a portal with Mjolnir to send them back to Asgard for their safety. As Thor confronted Galactus, he did not heed to Thor's words and told the Thunder God that it was Earth's time to die, and that he may die along with it. Thor immediately attacked Galactus with a mighty blow from his hammer but ended up being counteracted by a powerful blast of the Power Cosmic.[2]

Power Cosmic vs. Thor-Force

Galactus gained the upper when he bombarded Thor with a massive dose of his power, causing Thor to be shot into space. Thor then gathered up all of the Thor-Force within him and flew back at top speed to strike at Galactus while the latter fired another powerful burst of the Power Cosmic. As they both collided, they ended up cancelling each other's abilities out, but a tiring Thor got hit with a final blast by Galactus which ended in his apparent death, leaving the Devourer to finish off the Earth.[3] With King Thor hurled into outer space his three granddaughters returned to Earth to fight Galactus using ancient weapons. They held their own for a while until Galactus tired and created a massive explosion.[4]

When he was ready to finally devour Earth and kill the Godesses of Thunder, Galactus was attacked by King Thor, who returned from deep space with All-Black the Necrosword, and was brutally defeated by him.[5] After their battle, King Thor gave Galactus leave to consume Mars and while Galactus was devouring it, the black blade, that Galactus believed to be destroyed, manifested itself inside the Devourer of Worlds, turning him into the Butcher of Worlds.[6]

Being eaten by Ego

Some time later, after devouring countless worlds, the Butcher of Worlds was killed by Ego the Living Planet, who absorbed All-Black the Necrosword into himself after being impaled by it.[7]



Seemingly those of the Galactus of Earth-616.


Seemingly those of the Galactus of Earth-616.



Formerly All-Black the Necrosword.


  • Galactus being eaten by Ego serves as a form of irony.

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