Jim Starlin


Comic-Con 2022: Marvel's Jim Starlin Says Thanos' Popularity Has "Surprised the Hell" Out of Him

Thanks to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thanos has become a wildly popular character. Despite literally snapping half of life in the entire universe out of existence, the Mad Titan has become very much a household name with character not only the center of plenty of hilarious memes but appearing on merch and more and there are even fans who want to see Thanos continue to appear in movies and projects within the MCU. But while the idea of Thanos' popularity may be a little surprising considering his level of villainy, there's no one more surprised by it all than his creator, Jim Starlin. Starlin told that Thanos' popularity has "surprised the hell" out of him.
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Comics Legend Jim Starlin Writes New Horror One-Shot

Jim Starlin is bringing his considerable storytelling powers to the horror genre. Starlin–an Eisner Award Hall of Famer with Shazam and Inkpot Awards on his shelf–has authored a horror one-shot for AfterShock Comics, according to a report on Check out the provocative cover art on this page.
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Eternals: Jim Starlin Reveals Which of His Cosmic Creations Needs to Join the MCU Next

The vast majority of Jim Starlin's work at Marvel came in stories found on the publisher's cosmic side, and the legendary creator has already seen many of his creations come to life in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Thanos—a character he created to debut in Invincible Iron Man #55, the very same first appearance issue as Drax the Destroyer—just served as the MCU's most fearsome villain. Both Drax and Gamora have become household names due to James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. Thanks to Chloe Zhao's Eternals, two more of his creations came to life.

Jim Starlin Says Live-Action Adam Warlock Needs to Be "Cosmic Batman"

Adam Warlock is finally coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After being teased in a Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 post-credits scene back in 2017, the all-powerful cosmic entity will be making his live-action debut in 2023's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, with Maze Runner star Will Poulter filling the role. There's no telling how Guardians writer and director James Gunn will depict this iteration of Warlock, given that we've seen several versions throughout the comics, but the character's original creator has some thoughts on how he should be brought to life.