Franklin Richards is a male comic superhero that features in Marvel Comics.
Due to being immortal, he came to survive the billions of years with only Galactus keeping his company until the end of time. At this point, the universe was expected to collapse and give rise to the Ninth Cosmos with Galactus expending his remaining energy for the act and Franklin expected to take his place in the new universe. (History of the Marvel Universe v2 #1)
Personality and attributes
He later came to take the codename Powerhouse. (Fantastic Four v6 #2)
Powers and abilities
- Franklin Richards was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby where he made his first appearance in Fantastic Four Annual v1 #6 (November, 1968).
- In Fantastic Four Annual v1 1998 (1998), an alternate version of Franklin Richards was shown in a future timeline designated as Earth-98. This version was born in 1968 where his Mutant powers manifested turning him into a living gateway to the Negative Zone thus forcing him to wear a crown of Vibranium to control his powers. In the Fantastic Four, he came to take the code name of Zero Man and later started a relationship with Wakandan princess Zawadi with the pair having a daughter named N'Yami.
In other media
- Fantastic Four Annual v1: #6
- History of the Marvel Universe v2: