This article contains spoilers for Thor #5. Thor immediately turns his attention to the Black Winter, the brand new entity that’s supposed to be Galactus’s Galactus, and whoops its butt. Although Galactus is traditionally seen as a villain, in reality he serves an important purpose in the cosmic balance of the universe. A graduate of Edge Hill University in the United Kingdom, Tom is still strongly connected with his alma mater; in fact, in his spare time he's a voluntary chaplain there. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. He took all of Galactus’ power, turned him into a bomb, and let loose a thunderous explosion loud enough for almost everyone in the galaxy to hear. Where Galactus is the Devourer of Worlds, the Black Winter consumes entire Multiverses.This phenomenal force - too great to even be described as "cosmic" - was the death of the universe before our own. However, now we know that he isn’t completely invincible as the God of Thunder has defeated and killed Galactus. Tom Bacon is one of Screen Rant's staff writers, and he's frankly amused that his childhood is back - and this time it's cool. When Thor found this out, he was furious. Black Friday Video Game Deals Are Live Now, The Best Black Friday Sales and Deals from Amazon, Best Buy, and Dell (Updated), Animal Crossing: New Horizons Winter Update Brings Turkey Day and Toy Day, Chappelle's Show Removed From Netflix at Dave Chappelle's Request, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Review in Progress, The Mandalorian's Darksaber Voted One of the 10 'Worst Toys of 2020', David Fincher's Mank, Jurassic Park, and Everything Else New to Netflix in December, began his sprawling cosmic Marvel saga with Thanos Wins, the recent WarnerMedia layoffs could impact DC Comics in 2021, Things Ghost of Tsushima Doesn't Tell You. In Marvel Comics, the Gods of Asgard are caught up in a cycle of death and rebirth. Not even Odin had that kind of power. Within the pages of Marvel Comics, there are certain beings in the galaxy that seem to be immortal. We encourage you to read our updated PRIVACY POLICY and COOKIE POLICY. Tom's focus tends to be on the various superhero franchises, as well as Star Wars, Doctor Who, and Star Trek; he's also an avid comic book reader. In the face of the All-Death, Galactus has risked everything - and it looks set to be the death of him. The Mighty Thor is destined to be the death of Galactus. Writer Donny Cates’ start to Thor was incredible. Now, though, the Black Winter allows Thor to see the specter that represents the death of Galactus. This article contains spoilers for Thor #5. Does Telekinesis Work on Thor’s Hammer Mjolnir? Frankly, Thor has been a poor Herald; the God of Thunder has actively delayed Galactus, preventing him dining on inhabited worlds until they had been given time to evacuate. Could The Thing AND Juggernaut Overpower The Hulk? Behind Thanos, was Marvel’s strongest heroes as zombies. That explains why he has taken this risk; he may devour worlds, but he does not wish to see this Multiverse consumed. What do you think about Thor’s killing of Galactus? Related: Thor Has The Same Power as Superman (But Never Uses It). All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. So how did Thor beat someone that powerful? A spectral vision of Thor, clad in the same costume he wears today, suggesting the final, fateful confrontation between Thor and Galactus is imminent. The Black Winter is a being with the ability to put the fear in Galactus. Daredevil vs. She-Hulk: Who's The Better Comic Book Lawyer? Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. When it was time for Galactus to pay his debt, he enlisted Thor to avoid death. Comic Books & Superheros news from FanSided Daily, Amazon The Boys: Who is Soldier Boy and why Jensen Ackles is perfect, Olivia Wilde set to direct a mystery Marvel film for Sony, Matching 50 MCU characters with each of the 50 states, MCU: 25 X-Men who should appear in Phase 4, Marvel: 5 things we must see from the Fantastic Four in the MCU, X-Men: The X of Swords battle starts with death and marriage, X-Men: Predicting which characters may die in X of Swords, Marvel: 20 greatest weapons in Marvel Comics history, Comic Books: 9 major moments comic book fans should know about (October). That decision was a considered one, but it earned him Thor's anger, and the God of Thunder already plans to avenge the blood of innocents once the Black Winter is dealt with. X-Men: Did erasing Reed Richards' memory cross a line? Art by Geoff Shaw. Galactus made a deal with the Black Winter to be his herald in exchange for saving his life. He is leagues above pretty much anyone but Abstracts and the Force Phoenix. Galactus is a fundamental aspect of the universe. Previously, he's written entertainment news and articles for Movie Pilot. Let us know in the comments below. Click the button below to start this article in quick view. A one-stop shop for all things video games. Last time Thor directly battled Galactus in the 2011 Mighty Thor series, he barely managed to dent his foe's armor. What happened next was one of the most impressive things he did in his long storied life. He's heavily involved with his local church, and anyone who checks him out on Twitter will quickly learn that he's interested in British politics as well. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. That’s impressive in itself, but it gets better than that. He killed Galactus and used him as a weapon. In this week's Thor #5, Galactus and Thor plunge into the Black Winter's maw. Marvel shockingly reveals that a beloved Hulk was actually killed off, Marvel is making the next month easier with free digital comics, Dead Man Logan: Old Man Logan finally rests in peace. This is something Galactus has seen before, and yet the Devourer of Worlds chose to take the gamble and bring Thor into play against the Black Winter. When that confrontation comes, it seems it will go badly for Galactus. Virtually every heavyweight hero stars in this planet-shattering conclusion! But not before The Black Winter showed Thor how he’d die: His death would be at the hands of Thanos holding Mjolnir that has the Infinity Gems in it. To confront the Black Winter is to be granted a horrific vision of your ultimate death, and for Thor it is a glimpse of his greatest enemies - the likes of Gorr the God-Butcher, the Juggernaut, Loki, and even Apocalypse - uniting against him. I honestly thought the revelation of what the Black Winter was was really cool, but it’s immediately relegated to some weird enemy that Thor has disposed of with relative ease. With someone with this kind of power, Galactus may seem unbeatable. But we found out that Galactus was actually The Black Winter’s herald. In the end, all that was left of The Black Winter was the size of a snowflake that Thor crushed with his hands. Why Hellboy Would Never Join The Ghostbusters, The Original Swamp Thing Has Been Killed in DC Comics, The Kingpin Raised One Avenger Like A Daughter. Stay tuned here to see what happens next. Every Ragnarok involves the destruction of Asgard and the twilight of the gods, but … He has frequently taken a stand in defense of this universe, battling against threats like the Infinity Gauntlet and the Cancerverse, because he seeks to preserve the cosmic order. For the past six issues of Thor, the God of Thunder has been fighting alongside Galactus against a being called The Black Winter – a being that destroyed countless universes in his wake. No. He’s the Eater of Worlds, Galactus. All Asgard lies before Thor, the God of Thunder!