Eternals (Homo immortalis)

Eternals (Homo immortalis)

Marvel Comics

Martin A. Burnstein, Jack Kirby

Red Raven Comics #1
(May, 1940)
(Olympian Eternal Mercury & the Eternal Brain) (Retcon)[12]

Marvel Boy #1
(August, 1950)
(Uranianian Eternals) (Retcon)[13]

Iron Man #55
(October, 1972)
(Titanian Eternals) (Retcon)[14]

Eternals #1
(April, 1976)
(Eternals of Earth) (Before retcon)

Eternals, Titans, “Forever People”;
Eternals of Earth (post-Kronos accident): Earth Eternals, Earthbound Eternals, Earth-born Eternals;
Eternals of Titan: Titanians, Titans, Titan-born Eternals;
Eternals of Uranus: Uranians

Offshoot of humanity created by Nezarr the Calculator of the Celestials while experimenting on Homo erectus
Red Raven Comics #1 (May, 1940) (Olympian Eternal Mercury & the Eternal Brain) (Retcon)

The Eternals are an evolutionary offshoot of humanity gifted with amazing powers and abilities to look after the human race throughout the ages.


Titan (Moon of Saturn);

The Ten Rings, after all, are circular in design, as much of the technology utilized by the Eternals. They also appear to be energy-based in their use, much like the tools and weapons used by the Eternals are fueled by cosmic energy.

About one million years ago, the “evolutionary borderline between apes and humans” emerged: Homo erectus. The Celestials, intrigued by the versatility of human genes, sent their First Host to perform genetic tests and experiments on this species.

Reality: Earth-616

Galaxy: Milky Way

Star System: Sol

Body Type: Humanoid

Scientific Name: Homo immortalis

Who are the 6 Eternals?
A group of 10 Eternals was sent to Earth 7,000 years ago, led by Ajak and consisting of Sersi, Ikaris, Kingo, Sprite, Phastos, Makkari, Druig, Gilgamesh and Thena.

Can Eternals have children?
The Eternals have an extremely low birthrate among themselves, having one child every millennium or so. However, those Eternals who choose to mate with ordinary human beings often have children much more frequently, although these Children will not themselves be Eternals.

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