10 Things You Didn't Know About Thanos

Little-known facts about Marvel's Mad Titan.

Thanos is one of the most powerful villains in all of comic books (well, at least when you're discounting the truly abstract cosmic and godlike entities that exist in such universes) and one of the most popular. Since his first appearance in Iron Man #55 back in 1973, he has terrorised Marvel's heroes in ways that very few villains can claim to have done. Known as the Mad Titan - having been born on Saturn's moon of the same name - he is renowned for having an obsession with both the concept of death and the "female" character who embodies that very concept of death in the Marvel universe. Having also appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe recently - and having been set up as the future big bad of the franchise - his profile and popularity has risen, so what better time to devote an article to him? In this article, looks into the lesser known facts about the powerful megalomaniac bad guy of Marvel - particularly giving those people who are fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but not fans of the comic books in which he appears, a chance to swot up on the character prior to his star turn in the Avengers: Infinity War movies. On that note, here are ten things you didn't know about Thanos...

Dishonourable Mention: He Had A Helicopter...

...and it was called the "Thanos Copter". Yeah, really. It had the Mad Titan's name emblazoned on the side and it appeared in a single issue (Spidey Super Stories #39) entitled "Who will get the Cosmic Cube?" back in 1979. And now on to the actual list...
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