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Infinity Gauntlet[]

I find the information regarding Thanos and the Infinity Gauntlet in this article to be severely lacking. Especially considering how influential it is to both his character and his further reputation in the marvel universe. I'd rewrite it, but I honestly don't know where to begin or how detailed it should be?--Whynaut 21:40, June 11, 2010 (UTC)

Summarize the crucial parts, with references to the issues it occurred in. If you're really dedicated, add or improve issue summaries for the relevant issues on their comic pages. I'm not sure I would have said the Infinity Gauntlet was that influential though, it didn't seem to have any impact on Avengers, the X-Books, or Spider-Man. I suppose FF or some more obscure title could have done something with it. Thanos's big problem is he was the enemy for a character that died back in 1982, and just sort of bounced around after that with no hero to be the foil to. --Squirrelloid 00:38, June 12, 2010 (UTC)
He sort of had a friend/enemy thing going with Adam Warlock, though you're right about him kind of losing his main enemy with Mar-Vell's death. Which is why Thanos Imperative is fairly interesting, and proves to be an interesting story for Thanos.
--GrnMarvl14 02:42, June 12, 2010 (UTC)


Marvel confirmed that the character released in the game, Thane, is the son of Thanos. It's the first time that a character has been released in media outside the comics. — Bryan Landry (talk) 22:03, September 27, 2013 (UTC)

Although Thane appeared in Marvel: Avengers Alliance we can't list him in Thanos' article until he actually appears in a comic set in Earth-616.
--The ADour-incible ADour (talk) 22:10, September 27, 2013 (UTC)
Bryan Landry (talk) 22:17, September 27, 2013 (UTC)

Search for the Designate[]

That was actually one of his Thanosi-Clones. Thanos explains this to Gamora in "Infinity Abyss" # 3. Beast of Averoigne (talk) 19:00, October 26, 2014 (UTC)

There's actually two more of them: one that fought against Ka-Zar and the other who appeared in Avengers: Celestial Quest.
--The Many-Angled One (talk) 01:56, November 30, 2015 (UTC)

Powers and Abilities[]

Does Thanos have telekinesis? Pborri (talk) 23:36, June 27, 2015 (UTC)

I doubt it. But if not even you are sure, please don't add it in the page.
--The ADour-incible ADour (talk)

Retconned Origin[]

Aspects of Thanos' origin retconned in Thanos Rising appear to have been relegated to commets next to the paragraphs that talk about the original version. I haven't read the mini-series, so could anybody please rewrite that part of the article so it's updated with the latest version of his origin? Thanks in advance.
--The ADour-incible ADour (talk) 08:35, January 30, 2017 (UTC)

The Infinity Revelation[]

Why the events of Starlin's recent OGNs (Infinity Revelation, Infinity Relativity and Infinity Finale) are not mentioned on Thanos' history? -- - The preceding unsigned comment was added by NovaPrimeRider (talk • contribs).

Contributing in a wiki is a voluntary work. If nobody who has read those stories feels inclined to summarize their events and update the page, it will not happen.
--The ADour-incible ADour (talk) 18:19, August 8, 2019 (UTC)

The Second Infinity Trilogy[]

Hello, I wanted to discuss the canonicity of Starlin's Thanos: The Infinity Siblings #1, Thanos: The Infinity Conflict #1, and Thanos: The Infinity Ending #1. I added the information to the article, but TMAO removed it since it contradicted too much the established continuity (to which I agree that it contradicts too much). I talked to TMAO about this and hoped to hear your opinions to clarify all of this. Although I don't mind considering the story separate from the 616 continuity, there are however elements that might make it part of the continuity, both in and out-universe. HipperMario (talk) 14:58, June 14, 2020 (UTC)

To clarify my position in a concise way, the "continuity errors" present in the story, which were possibly caused by the editorial not being forthcoming with Jim Starlin again, don't allow reconcilement with what's currently established to be Earth-616. Here are the most aggravating examples:
  • The present day portion of the story takes place during the eight month time gap between Secret Wars and All-New, All-Different Marvel, but Thanos was exiled outside the Multiverse at that time and he didn't return until the Ultimates ventured to the outside to try to fix time in Ultimates (Vol. 3) #5.
  • The Watcher is alive in the present day portion of the story.
  • Future Starfox strands his past self in a far away planet and makes it so he would only be able to leave it after 2000 years had passed, ensuring his own future would come to pass. By the end of the story, present day Starfox is still stranded there and his future self, who is now outside the norm like Thanos and Adam Warlock, has taken his place in the same way Old Man Logan replaced Wolverine. None of this is taken into account in the present day Starfox's supposed next chronological appearances.
And even if part of these events turn out to be set in Earth-616, there's enough time-travel in it all to make it completely or partially impertinent to Earth-616 designated pages.
--TMAO (talk) 22:50, June 14, 2020 (UTC)