The popularity of Galactus led to Marvel's founding fathers embracing the cosmic, and Kirby decided to experiment with the idea that an actual world could be alive. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. But in the comics, Ego's true origin has never been revealed. He once claimed he was created when a scientist merged with a planet as a sun went nova, but that's always seemed somewhat difficult to believe. The comic opens with the Gardener, one of the Elders of the Universe, the last survivor of an ancient race. It could well be that he was seeded by another of the Gardener's race. Silver Surfer: Black may have provided an answer.
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Ego was a Celestial , a primordial and powerful being, and the biological father of Peter Quill. This process, however, required the power of two Celestials together and Ego was not quite powerful enough to fulfill the Expansion alone, so he traveled across the universe from planet to planet impregnating thousands of female humanoid aliens in attempt to procreate new Celestial offsprings, in doing so sired thousands of children. While thousands of his offsprings are scattered across the cosmos, Ego then hired the Yondu Ravager Clan to abduct and transport some of his offsprings to his planet, generously compensated them until this led Yondu Udonta to an exile after violating the Ravager code.
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Ego the Living Planet is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Ego was created by Kirby during a phase in which he was fascinated with the expanse of the universe. Ego, the alien Kree , and The Colonizers immediately followed the creation of Galactus , thus establishing Marvel Comics' own " space age mythology ". I began to experiment A planet that was alive; a planet that was intelligent. That was nothing new either because there had been other stories [about] live planets but that's not acceptable. Why is it alive? So I felt somewhere out in the universe, the universe By the time we reached it, it might be quite superior to us — and that was Ego. The reader's first glimpse of Ego on the last page of Thor is a full-page splash panel photo collage with Ego's human features superimposed on a bulbous, chaotic planetoid.