Real Name: Unrevealed
Identity/Class: Extra-terrestrial (unnamed) creation, energy being
Occupation: Would-be destroyer of all-life
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Formerly enslaved
formerly allied with the Abomination and the Warlord of the Sagittarians;
Enemies: Horror-hunters (Amphibion, Dark-Crawler, Torgo), Hulk, Sagittarians (empress Daydra)
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Mobile throughout space
First Appearance: Incredible Hulk II#111 (January 1969)
Powers: The Galaxy Master is able to survive in virtually any environment, from the vacuum of outer space to the depths of the ocean. It survives by drawing energy from its victims. It can manipulate and release most forms of energy in the form of blasts, radiating waves, or force fields. It can project solid matter, such as meteor-like rocks. In addition, it can transform itself into virtually any form it can imagine, for solitary giants to a multitude of small insect-like creatures. Its primary weakness was attack from within its form, which generally occurred when its energy levels dropped so low that it could not prevent an attacker from entering.
(Incredible Hulk II#112(fb)) - The Galaxy Master was created in a distant galaxy, by an unnamed extra-terrestrial race, an undisclosed time ago. His creators were described as creatures of evil, and he was the most evil of them all, turning against his former brethren and destroying them all. As his first instinct was self-preservation, he decided to roam the cosmos, destroying every world he found to insure that none would exist to potentially rival or destroy him.
Upon encountering the Sagittarian race, the Galaxy Master spared them when they vowed to serve him in the destruction of all planetary life. To this end, the Sagittarians used their machines to destroy entire planets, while at the same time sending natives of other worlds to him periodically to feed him.
([Incredible Hulk II#109,110-bts], 111, 112) - On Earth, the Sagittarians placed the Planet-Destroyer in the Savage Land, and sent the robot Umbu the Unliving to guard it. When these were destroyed by the efforts of Bruce Banner, aka the Hulk, the Sagittarians captured him for further study.
Thinking him powerless, the Sagittarians attempted to slay him for thwarting their plans, only to find themselves powerless against the Hulk. The Galaxy Master himself appeared and battled the Hulk, finding itself a worthy adversary for the first time in its existence. Ultimately, it overpowered him with a gas that knocked him unconscious. When the leader of the Sagittarians, Princess Daydra, organized a rebellion to assist the Hulk, the Warlord had the Galaxy Master informed to prepare itself for their attack. Easily overcoming the rebellion, the Galaxy Master snared Daydra herself in a tractor beam, planning to feed on her. However, the Hulk revived, leapt into the tractor beam, found himself inside the Galaxy Master, and destroyed a central computer-like brain there, seemingly destroying the Galaxy Master.
(Incredible Hulk II#270 (fb)) - Years later, the Galaxy Master reformed itself through unknown means. It found the inert form of the Abomination in space and made him its servant. The Galaxy Master doubled the Abomination's power and sent him, as the Ravager of Worlds, to worlds to wipe out all possible opposition before appearing and consuming them itself.
([Incredible Hulk II#269], 270) - Unable to stop either the Ravager or the Galaxy Master, Daydra organized the Hulk-Hunters, a group of powerful warriors sent to Earth to bring the Hulk to their world to stop the Ravager and/or the Galaxy Master. These agents, Amphibion, Dark-Crawler, and Torgo, along with Daydra herself, accomplished their mission. The Hulk, although initially overpowered by the enhanced Abomination, got mad enough and strong enough to smash him. He then confronted the Galaxy Master and destroyed it from the inside again.
Comments: Created by Stan Lee and Herb Trimpe.
Its creators look vaguely similar to the Fomalhauti or the Siris (ie. Mutant-Master) race, although this may just be coincidence.
Since The Galaxy Master was pretty much destroyed in his second story in the same fashion as he was in the first, and he returned from that, I don't see why he couldn't come back if anyone took an interest in him....He'd make a great Defenders foe!
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Galaxy Master should not be confused with:
Incredible Hulk II#111, p20, pan3 (Galaxy Master main image)
Incredible Hulk II#112, p9, pan2 (Galaxy Master's creators)
Incredible Hulk II#112 (February, 1969) - Stan Lee (writer), Herb Trimpe (pencils), Dan Adkins (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Incredible Hulk II#270 (April, 1982) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Sal Buscema (pencils/inks), Al Milgrom (editor)
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Last updated: 10/15/03
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