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Ego the Living Planet

The Living Planet follows no orbit; his will has no bounds. Millennia ago, Ego developed sentience while its surface became reactive like a brain. His birth remains a mystery of the universal void – he is often antagonizing.


Rotational Pulls

From the Black Galaxy Born

in Thor (1966) #132


in Thor (1966) #202

Human Origin

in Thor (1966) #228

Alternate History

in Fantastic Four (1961) #235

The Fantastic Four reconsiders deep space exploration when they run afoul of Ego!

Maximum Security

in Maximum Security: Dangerous Planet (2000) #1


in Nova (2007) #21

In this Ego-centric arc, the Living Planet asserts himself as the Worldmind of Nu-Xandar, HQ of the Nova Corps. Richard Rider, Nova, commits to lobotomizing Ego.

Alter Ego

in Astonishing Thor (2010) #1

In this cinematic and splashy mini-series, Thor hurtles from one interstellar adventure to another, attempting to stop the sentient Alter Ego from merging with his larger counterpart.

Battling Thanos

in Thanos: A God Up There Listening Infinite Comic (2014) #2


in Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #19