In Marvel Legacy, Thanos Defeats Everyone

The Mad Titan Thanos may be having a rough go of it in his ongoing Marvel Comics series, but his fortune appears to be headed for an upturn once Marvel Legacy begins. Thanos #13 from writer Donny Cates and artist Geoff Shaw will allow readers to find out what happens when the villain finally achieves his current goals.

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"We’re going to show you what happens when Thanos wins. And just how…horrific that would really be. For everyone," Cates told IGN. "Jeff Lemire's run was (IS) just incredible. It was exactly the kind of high-stakes cosmic adventures that I LOVE in Thanos stories. Equal parts grand and poetic and "punch it until it dies" intense. So when Jordan D. White, our editor, offered me the gig, I knew immediately what I wanted to do, and how I was going to do it. Jeff had laid such a strong foundational voice on the book, It was very easy to step into the character and the tone, while also making the book my own."

"So yeah, I can’t tell you much in the way of what, exactly, precipitates Thanos' victory in our story, or even the modality by which it’s achieved," Yates continued. "But I can tell you that this is perhaps the strangest and most unbelievably brutal story I have ever written. I'm continually shocked by the things Marvel lets me get away with on this."

As far as the type of threats the Mad Titan could face now, Cates reminds readers that the entire crux of the story deals with Thanos coming out on top. "Threats? The story is titled Thanos WINS. You’re assuming there’s anyone in the Marvel universe that’s still breathing…"


  • THANOS WINS Part 1
  • Ask the most powerful beings in the Marvel Universe how they fear the universe will end, and in their most honest moment, they will answer with two words… THANOS WINS. Now… see what happens when he does.

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