Celestial (comics)

The Celestials are fictional characters appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. They debuted in the Bronze Age of Comic Books and have appeared in Marvel publications for four decades. Their mythology is that they are members of the first lifeforms created in and by the original universe, and have contributed to the creation of the Multiverse present in Marvel Comics, including the evolution of life therein.

The Celestial Fourth Host (left to right)
Hargen, Tefral, Nezzar, Gammenon, Arishem, Jemiah, Eson, Oneg, and Ziran.
Panel from Thor #300 (October 1980).
Art by Keith Pollard.
Publication information
PublisherMarvel Comics
First appearanceEternals #2 (August 1976)
Created byJack Kirby
Place of originFirst Firmament
Inherent abilitiesManipulation of reality, Supreme technology

The Celestials made their feature film debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and will appear in the upcoming film Eternals (2021).