Marvel Is Giving Thanos His Own Origin Story

It won’t be presented through the medium many fans love, though.

Entertainment
29,480 Hypes 9 Comments

Thanos, Avengers: Infinity War’s primary antagonist, will soon be receiving his own origin story.  The news was revealed during a Gizmodo interview with Barry Lyga, the bestselling author behind the forthcoming novel Thanos — Titan Consumed.

“I wasn’t overly concerned with how to make Thanos sympathetic,” Lyga explains to Gizmodo‘s Germain Lussier. “I went into this already knowing the end—Thanos turns into a massive powerhouse with plans to kill half the universe. ‘Thanos is the most powerful being in the universe!’ Korath says, and he’s a guy who looks like he knows whereof he speaks. We all know where Thanos is going to end up. We’ve seen the trailers. I wanted to show how we get there.”

According to Lyga, he intended to put together a story that made Thanos more “understandable.” “It’s a pretty big idea to say, ‘Half the universe must die,” Lyga shares. ”And then it’s a big jump to say, ‘I’m the guy to do it.’ And then bigger to say, ‘Not only must it be done and not only am I the one to do it, but I know I can do it. And here’s how.’”

“Most people wouldn’t even get to the idea of killing half the universe in the first place. Thanos did,” Lyga adds. “And then he took it a step further. And a step further than that. Why? How?”

Considering Joe Russo’s recent remarks concerning Thanos’ unbelievable strength, this is definitely one of the Marvel Universe’s greatest villains.

You can check out Gizmodo‘s original feature here, while Thanos — Titan Consumed will begin filling up shelves on November 20.

Last week, Marvel Studios released a new Avengers: Infinity War featurette.

Read Full Article
Source
Gizmodo
More

What to Read Next

J. Cole Previews New 'K.O.D.' Album During Free New York City Show
Music

J. Cole Previews New 'K.O.D.' Album During Free New York City Show

“4/20.”

Union Utilizes Politically-Motivated Graphics for Spring/Summer 2018 Part 2 Lookbook
Fashion

Union Utilizes Politically-Motivated Graphics for Spring/Summer 2018 Part 2 Lookbook

Inspired by the Black Power Movement.

Martine Rose & MYKITA Connect for '90s-Inspired Sunglasses
Fashion

Martine Rose & MYKITA Connect for '90s-Inspired Sunglasses

A “frame does not want to be serious.”


Drake Dethrones Himself on Billboard Charts With “Nice For What”
Music

Drake Dethrones Himself on Billboard Charts With “Nice For What”

An unprecedented occurrence.

Classic SEGA Games Are Coming to the Nintendo Switch
Entertainment

Classic SEGA Games Are Coming to the Nintendo Switch

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ leads “SEGA Ages” series.

LQQK Studio Puts Its Own Spin on the Vans Authentic & Epoch Sport
Footwear

LQQK Studio Puts Its Own Spin on the Vans Authentic & Epoch Sport

Along with matching apparel to boot.

More ▾