fictional character in Marvel Comics

Thanos is a fictional supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe created by Jim Starlin who was inspired by Darkseid back in 1973. Widely considered as one of the most powerful characters in the Marvel Universe, he has battled the Avengers. He seeks to collect the six Infinity Gems and use them for his Infinity Gauntlet.

A transparent image of a Thanos statue from China.

Portrayals change

Thanos has been portrayed by Josh Brolin in four movies set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).