Galactus is the sole survivor of the universe that existed prior to the current universe. Originally Galactus was a humanoid named Galan, who was born on the planet Taa, a paradise-like world whose civilization is said to have been the most advanced of any of the known universe of that time.However, this universe was in its final stages of collapse. Originally, like all universes in... read more

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Creator Marvel Comics
UniverseEarth-616 - Prime Marvel Universe
Full name Galan
Alter Egos
Galactus (Devourer Of All)
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Aliases Maker, Devourer of Worlds, Eater-of-Worlds, Ravager of Worlds
Place of birth (Galan) Taa; (Galactus) the Cosmic Egg
First appearance Fantastic Four #48 (March 1966)
Alignment Neutral


Occupation Planet Devourer, Third Force of the Universe - balance between Eternity and Death, Nullifying Abraxas' Influence on the Multiverse, Third Face of the Living Tribunal - representing Equity
Base Worldship (aka Taa II); though he is generally mobile throughout the universe via his spherical starship in search of suitable planets to consume.
Teams Leader: Heralds of GalactusMember: Elders of the UniverseGalactic CouncilGiants
Relatives Galan ("father"), Galacta (daughter)


Gender Male
Type / Race Cosmic Entity
Height 876.3 cm • 28'9"
Weight 16.51 ton • 36,367.18 lbs
Eye color Black
Hair color Black



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