Thanos has been a malevolent pressure in Marvel comics for nearly 45 years, and he’s additionally (presently) the largest risk within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It is a man so highly effective, he’s poised to tackle the Avengers for the enjoyable of it in Infinity Struggle. His comics backstory contains being born with the Deviants gene and fairly actually courting Demise, however even if you happen to aren’t acquainted with the books, the glimpses at his onscreen iteration are sufficient to make simply the title “Thanos” sound actually ominous. Which might be why it’s an excellent factor he didn’t find yourself referred to as Dione, a reputation far more appropriate for a ’60s doo-wop (and later, rock and/or roll) singer than a power-hungry villain.
As ComicBookResources.com studies, Marvel has simply revealed the Mad Titan’s (one other cool moniker) authentic delivery title was truly Dione, which, once more, is the type of factor you’d dub the man who sang of “The Wanderer.” That revelation is a part of the Thanos #15 storyline, wherein a a lot older Thanos has Ghost Rider drag his youthful self 1,000,000 or so years into the longer term, the place he/they rule supreme. When previous Thanos has to persuade less-old Thanos of his identification, he utters the title that their mom, Sui-San, initially supposed to offer them. The decidedly much less sinister mononym was scrapped after she went mad, which nearly definitely helped set him on the trail towards intergalactic domination as an alternative of a collection of expertise showcases.
Thanos #15 will probably be out on January 24, however you’ll have to attend till Might four to see Avengers: Infinity Struggle play out.