Appearing in "The Day of Their Return"
- High Evolutionary
- New Men
Synopsis for "The Day of Their Return"
Thor battles Nobilus, who was set free by Stellaris. Sif, Leir, and Caber arrive on Earth and begin their search for Thor with Susan and Jackie. The Celestial grabs Hercules and puts him inside the container and begins assembling the containers into the armor of a new Celestial. Count Tagar realizes the true nature of the Black Galaxy – it is the brain of the new Celestial, and all the other Celestials arrive to witness its birth. During the battle, a massive blast causes Eric to be split from Thor.
Appearing in "If Defeat Should Come"
- The Warriors Three
- Grand Vizier
- Arko (First appearance)
- Deilla (First appearance)
Synopsis for "If Defeat Should Come"
The warriors go to fight Ymir, while Odin reveals his true visage to the Vizier.
- The first story is reprinted in the trade paperback Thor: Black Galaxy Saga.
- In this issue, the Red Celestial builds a green armor that will later be used by another Celestial. In the following issue, a new Celestial wears the armor, but its color has changed from green to blue.