Official Name: Flivok-6
Nature: Debris field (presumably beginning to form an asteroid belt);
formerly a small extraterrestrial planet located in a planetary system in the sector of space known as the Black Quadrant
Environment: Outer space;
previously a life-sustaining biosphere
Gravity: Multiple very small gravitational fields associated with individual asteroids;
previously a planetary gravitational field
previously an unspecified combination of gases (nitrogen and oxygen) that the natives could breathe without artificial aid
Natural Satellites: Unrevealed; a spherical
planet, planetoid, or perhaps a moon was shown in relative proximity to
Flivok-6; however, its true nature was unrevealed;
the structure appeared to be spared the destruction of Flivok-6, perhaps indicating that it was somewhat distant from the planet or perhaps that the destructive forces had yet to reach it, or perhaps that's Thane's assault was contained to Flivok-6
it had an unidentified indigenous race prior to their destruction
the population of the indigenous race prior to their destruction is unrevealed
Capital City: None;
The name of the capital city that existed before the planet's destruction is unrevealed
unrevealed; given that the indigenous race was warlike and had a large army, they may have been ruled by a general or warlord...or the warlord served a king, emperor, president, etc.
Major Languages: None;
pre-destruction language(s) unrevealed
Monetary Units: None;
pre-destruction monetary unit(s) unrevealed
Planetary Defense: None;
pre-destruction, the world was home to one of the largest standing armies in that part of the galaxy;
Places of Interest: None;
formerly extensive cities (all now destroyed)
Visitors: Thane (possessing the Phoenix Force)
First Appearance: Thanos II#8 (August, 2017)
(Thanos II#8 (fb)) - Though their planet was small, the indigenous people of Flivok-6 were a warlike race, and the planet was home to one of the largest standing armies in that part of the galaxy.
(Thanos II#8 (fb) - BTS) - The small planet of Flivok-6 was the last holdout in the Black Quadrant, the domain of Thanos and his army of mercenaries, soldiers, and warmongers.
(Thanos II#8 (fb) - BTS) - In Thanos' absence, Corvus Glave took control of the Black Quadrant, but he held off on attacking Flivok-6, fearing his army would suffer huge losses for little gain.
(Thanos II#8 (fb) - BTS) - Upon returning to the Black Quadrant, Thanos intended to take action where Corvus had hesitated. However, Thanos became ill and was unable to follow out these plans.
Believing that they would be spared, the people
of Flivok-6 were preparing to celebrate with a military parade.
(Thanos II#8 (fb)) <The day before the main
story> - Instead, the Phoenix Force-possessing Thane, son of Thanos,
came to Flivok-6.
Their massive army was unable to defend themselves against this cosmically-powerful assault.
Thane incinerated the people before shattering the planet.
Comments: Created by Jeff Lemiere and Mike Deodato Jr.
The debris left behind by the destruction of Tarsis may have spread out to become an asteroid field orbiting the star that Tarsis had once orbited. Eventually, after thousands or millions of years, some (or much) of that debris might be pulled together by their mutual gravitational attractions to form another planet. Or not.
Profile by Snood.
The now-destroyed planet Flivok-6 has no known connections to:
images: (without ads)
Thanos II#8, pg. 1, panel 1 (Flivok-6 in space);
panel 2 (city and aircraft);
pg. 3, panel 1 (cities aflame);
pg. 3, panel 4 (planet exploding)
Thanos II#8 (August, 2017) - Jeff Lemiere (writer), Mike Deodato Jr. (artist), Kathleen Wisneski (assistant editor), Darren Shan (associate editor), Jordan D. White (editor)
First Posted: 05/01/2023
Last updated: 05/01/2023
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