Drax the Destroyer
Nick Name
Civilian ID
Arthur Sampson Douglas


Agent of Chronos

Former Real Estate Agent

Legal Status
Former citizen of the United States with no criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Burbank, California
Group Affiliation

Guardians of the Galaxy

Infinity Watch

Secret Defenders

Base of Operations


Note: Knowhere is located within the severed head of a Celestial located in The Rip an inter-dimensional crossroad on the outer edge of space and time.


Note: The sixth moon of Saturn, Titan is the largest moon in Saturn's orbit.


Arthur Douglas: 5' 9"

Drax: 6' 4" - 7' 4"


Arthur Douglas: 160 lbs.

Drax: 680 lbs. - 1,050 lbs.

Eye Color

Arthur Douglas: Blue

Drax: Red

Hair Color

Arthur Douglas: Brown

Drax: Bald

Known Powers

Golem created of Earth soil embodied by a human spirit and empowered by the power cosmic; enabling superhuman strength, speed, stamina, agility, endurance, and invulnerability to all known diseases and environments.

Ability to channel cosmic energy enables interstellar flight and an ability to generate powerful force blasts through the hands.

Note: When Drax died, he was reborn from his original body emerging from the dried husk like an eggshell; smaller and less powerful, without his comic powers of flight and force blast.

Common Enemies


Blood Brothers


Regularly Appearing

All-New Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1

Annihilation Vol. 1

Annihilation: Conquest Vol. 1

Annihilators Vol. 1

Captain Marvel Vol. 1 & 4

Drax Vol. 1

Drax the Destroyer Vol. 1

Guardians of Knowhere Vol. 1

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, 3 & 4

Guardians of the Galaxy: Mother Entropy Vol 1

Guardians Team-Up Vol. 1

Infinity Crusade Vol .1

Infinity Gauntlet Vol. 1

Infinity War Vol. 1

Nova Vol. 4

Realm of Kings Vol. 1

Silver Surfer Vol. 3

Silver Surfer/Warlock: Resurrection Vol. 1

Thanos: The Infinity Finale Vol. 1

Thanos: The Infinity Relativity Vol. 1

Thanos Imperative: Ignition Vol. 1

Warlock Vol. 3

Warlock and the Infinity Watch Vol. 1

First Appearance
Iron Man Vol. 1 #55 (Feb. 1973)
Jim Starlin & Mike Friedrich

Real estate agent Arthur Douglas, his wife Yvette, and daughter Heather were driving across the Mojave Desert from Las Vegas to Los Angeles when they spotted the spaceship of Thanos, who was surveying the Earth for conquest. Desiring to keep his presence a secret, Thanos destroyed Douglas' car and left the family for dead.

Unknown to Thanos his activities were being monitored by his father and leader of the Eternals, Mentor. The leader of the Eternals of Titan investigated the wreckage and found that Heather Douglas yet lived. Mentor sent the girl to be raised on Titan by the monks of Shao-Lom, where intense training enabled her to achieve the peak of human physical and mental perfection enabling mastery of the martial arts and a powerful telepathy.

Determining that the threat of his son was too powerful to ignore Mentor called upon the spirit of his father Chronos to create a champion. Chronos seized the spirit of Arthur Douglas and fashioned a new body from the dessert soil, imbuing it with the power cosmic.

Blocking Douglas' memories of his former life, Chronos instilled in the cosmically powered golem a monomaniacal hatred of Thanos and unleashed him upon the mad Titan as Drax the Destroyer.

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