Marvel Maestro Jack Kirby introduces the Eternals! The creator writes and pencils this visual feast, displaying an otherworldly flair that only ‘The King’ can deliver.
A perfect origin! Acclaimed novelist Neil Gaiman revives the Eternals, this time issuing them into a world where they have forgotten their deified state and are living amongst humans. Artist John Romita Jr. astounds.
“The Mover” and Prime Eternal, Ikaris is the leader of his Earth-bound collective. A being of cosmic might, he is immune to disease and bodily harm, and can fly like the mythological “Icarus”.
“The Defender”. Often squaring off with Ikaris for the role of leader, Thena is a second generation Eternal who is always on a righteous mission. Impervious in her armor, she can project heat rays and can teleport.
“The Maker”. An enchanter and conjurer, Sersi is the most human of the Eternals, one of the youngest and the most fun loving. Notably, she had a major stint as an Avenger, (try reading from issue #248).
“The Teller”. A speedster sometimes equated with Mercury, Makkari is one of the primary Eternals and has a longstanding union with Sersi. In addition to his cyclone-causing powers, he is an inventor. Here, his communication with a Sleeping Celestial threatens global cataclysm.
“The Knower”. Ancient Ajak once fought in the Trojan War, where he was confused for legendary warrior Ajax. Here, he flexes his strength against fellow god Thor.
“The First”. Zuras is the eldest of the Eternals, a direct progenitor of the Celestials. He is also the father of Thena, and a warmonger against the Deviants. Humans have attributed him to Greek god, Zeus.
“The Manipulator”. Mental master Druig represents the darkest nature of the Eternals, as he believes himself superior to all beings. He possesses the same cosmic life force of all Eternals, yet wields it to cause harm.
“The Intellect”. Accessed through ritual, the Uni-Mind often determines the next Prime Eternal. A combination of physical and mental output, this being is a composite of several Eternals. They are a direct channel to the Celestials.