Drax the Destroyer

fictional character in Marvel Comics

Drax the Destroyer (Arthur Sampson Douglas) is a fictional character and superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics and its universe. He was created by Mike Friedrich and Jim Starlin and first appeared in The Invincible Iron Man #55 in February of 1973.

Cosplayer as Drax the Destroyer.

He lost his family from the Mad Titan Thanos. His main goal was to defeat Thanos. Drax would become a hero and a member of the Guardians of the Galaxy, and is an ally of the Avengers.



Drax has been featured in a variety of associated Marvel merchandise, including animated television series, action figures, and video games. American actor Dave Bautista portrays the character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and Thor: Love and Thunder (2022) and The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special (2022 television movie). Drax also appears in the Disney+ animated series What If..? (2021).