Character Close Up


You’ll see them on the big screen in Avengers: Infinity War, but for now read up on Thanos’ personal death squad that laid waste to the Avengers in the wake of universal incursion! Read the entire Infinity event, available as a Discover Reading List!

The Children of Thanos

Marvel Unlimited
Want to read all these digital comics? Get instant access to all these and more!
Join Now
Restrictions Apply.

Corvus Glaive

In New Avengers (2013) #24

Thanos’ most favored. So long as his cosmic blade remains intact, he is immortal. Corvus accepted the primary mission of killing Thanos’s son, Thane, and would later become a member of the Cabal, the resistance to the New Avengers.

Proxima Midnight

In The Unworthy Thor (2016) #3

The predatory general. Her spear, when thrown, turns into three tracers of light that never miss their target. Post-Infinity, Midnight acted as an agent of Thanos to acquire new “tribute” for her master – Thor’s hammer.

Black Dwarf

In Avengers (2012) #23

As the largest and strongest of the ‘Cull Obsidian’, Black Dwarf was dispatched to Black Panther’s nation of Wakanda to eliminate T’Challa and his claim to the Infinity Gauntlet.

Ebony Maw

In Mighty Avengers (2013) #3

A black tongue that spreads mischief wherever he goes. Here, Maw takes over the mindscape of Doctor Strange to unleash Shuma-Gorath on New York City, an ancient, tentacled entity.


In Infinity (2013) #5

A telepathic “puppeteer” whose intelligence is funneled directly to Thanos. Supergiant’s role in Infinity was to wage war off Earth, namely hijacking Black Bolt’s mind to deploy the Avengers’ failsafe bombs in Wakanda.