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Whilst adventuring with Lockjaw, the pair onto the planet '''Gyrax''' which they saved from a threat. In gratitude, the Gyraxians celebrated the pair though Bill found himself bored without an enemy to fight. This was until a tear in space emerged whereby the forces of the Cancerverse began invading the universe. A version of Doctor Strange from that reality arrived where he used his magic to infect the Gyraxians thus turning them against Bill and wounded Lockjaw. This led to Bill unleashing his might and destroying the evil Doctor Strange counterpart whereupon he found fleeing forces of the Arthosians battling the Many-Angled Ones demons. They revealed that the Cancerverse had invaded the Negative Zone and they were fleeing from the threat with this revealing itself to be the [[Sentry (Marvel)|Sentry]]. Beta Ray Bill battled this foe which revealed itself to be his reality's version of the Sentry but one who had become corrupted by the power of the Many-Angled Ones. During their fight, his foe came to injure him and in desperation Bill used every ounce of his power to have Stormbreaker send the Sentry back into the Negative Zone and sealing the tear. Being separated from his hammer led to Bill reverting to his mortal form where he was saved by Lockjaw with the two looking to find Stormbreaker again as well as to stop the Cancerverse invasion. (Annihilation - Scourge: Beta Ray Bill v1 #1)
 
Whilst adventuring with Lockjaw, the pair onto the planet '''Gyrax''' which they saved from a threat. In gratitude, the Gyraxians celebrated the pair though Bill found himself bored without an enemy to fight. This was until a tear in space emerged whereby the forces of the Cancerverse began invading the universe. A version of Doctor Strange from that reality arrived where he used his magic to infect the Gyraxians thus turning them against Bill and wounded Lockjaw. This led to Bill unleashing his might and destroying the evil Doctor Strange counterpart whereupon he found fleeing forces of the Arthosians battling the Many-Angled Ones demons. They revealed that the Cancerverse had invaded the Negative Zone and they were fleeing from the threat with this revealing itself to be the [[Sentry (Marvel)|Sentry]]. Beta Ray Bill battled this foe which revealed itself to be his reality's version of the Sentry but one who had become corrupted by the power of the Many-Angled Ones. During their fight, his foe came to injure him and in desperation Bill used every ounce of his power to have Stormbreaker send the Sentry back into the Negative Zone and sealing the tear. Being separated from his hammer led to Bill reverting to his mortal form where he was saved by Lockjaw with the two looking to find Stormbreaker again as well as to stop the Cancerverse invasion. (Annihilation - Scourge: Beta Ray Bill v1 #1)
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He later found Galactus draining the life of an inhabited world where he was shocked to find that Thor was serving him as the '''Herald of Thunder'''. This led to Bill believing that his warrior-brother had fallen under the control of the World Devourer with the two doing battle. However, Beta Ray Bill was effortlessly defeated by Thor who revealed that he was not under mind control but empowering Galactus so he could defeat an even greater threat that was the '''Black Winter'''. Bill refused to be swayed by such words as he was not willing to sacrifice worlds to sate Galactus's power. This led to Thor removing his Power Cosmic and he fought Bill who was unable to match Thor's power after the Asgardian had become the King of Asgard. During their fight, he attempted to stop Mjolnir from returning to Thor who then simply summoned Stormbreaker and shattered Bill's hammer in the process. In desperation, Bill continued the fight but was badly beaten in the process with their fight interrupted by Lady Sif who was the new guardian of the Bifrost and was ready to fight Thor to save Beta Ray Bill. (Thor v6 #3)
  
 
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Beta Ray Bill in Stormbreaker: The Saga of Beta Ray Bill v1 #1.

Beta Ray Bill is a male alien comic superhero that features in Marvel Comics.

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Biography

Worthy of Mjolnir in Thor v1 #337.

Beta Ray Bill

He was later captured by the Skrulls who stole his hammer Stormbreaker with Beta Ray Bill left plummeting towards Earth where he arrived in Asgard to warn Thor. (Secret Invasion: Thor v1 #1)

Beta Ray Bill afterwards came to learn that a Nova was responsible for aiding Captain Skaarn against the Korbinites. This saw Bill looking to track the offending Nova to Earth leading to his encounter with Sam Alexander. At first, the pair battled until Sam came to learn that Skaarn who he believed was innocent was actually a wanted criminal guilty of numerous crimes. The young Nova then accompanied Beta Ray Bill in space in order to track down Skaarn. (Nova v5 #13)

Bill then attended the reading at Sanctuary of the last will and testament of Thanos where the Mad Titan revealed that part of a contingency plan was to place a copy of his mind in the brain of someone else. At that point, the gathering of cosmic groups was attacked by the Black Order who claimed the body of their master before departing and ripping a hole in reality to dispose of their pursuers. Beta Ray Bill managed to survive by throwing his hammer attached to the chains of the Cosmic Ghost Rider to the other side where he pulled himself and several of his compatriots to safety. They then faced arrest by the Nova Corps but Star-Lord arrived where he recruited Bill along with the survivors into his newest incarnation of the Guardians of the Galaxy. (Guardians of the Galaxy v5 #1) Under Groot's leadership, the group travelled to Halfworld which was where Gamora was in hiding with her attacking them as she was unaware that the group were the Guardians of the Galaxy. They took her on their ship into space where they were attacked by the Dark Guardians who consisted of warriors brought together by Starfox that sought to eliminate Gamora under the belief that the mind of Thanos existed within her mind and would activate in the event of the Mad Titan's death. Beta Ray Bill along with the Guardians battled their counterparts where during the struggle Star-Lord was badly injured thus putting a halt to further fighting. (Guardians of the Galaxy v5 #4)

Whilst adventuring with Lockjaw, the pair onto the planet Gyrax which they saved from a threat. In gratitude, the Gyraxians celebrated the pair though Bill found himself bored without an enemy to fight. This was until a tear in space emerged whereby the forces of the Cancerverse began invading the universe. A version of Doctor Strange from that reality arrived where he used his magic to infect the Gyraxians thus turning them against Bill and wounded Lockjaw. This led to Bill unleashing his might and destroying the evil Doctor Strange counterpart whereupon he found fleeing forces of the Arthosians battling the Many-Angled Ones demons. They revealed that the Cancerverse had invaded the Negative Zone and they were fleeing from the threat with this revealing itself to be the Sentry. Beta Ray Bill battled this foe which revealed itself to be his reality's version of the Sentry but one who had become corrupted by the power of the Many-Angled Ones. During their fight, his foe came to injure him and in desperation Bill used every ounce of his power to have Stormbreaker send the Sentry back into the Negative Zone and sealing the tear. Being separated from his hammer led to Bill reverting to his mortal form where he was saved by Lockjaw with the two looking to find Stormbreaker again as well as to stop the Cancerverse invasion. (Annihilation - Scourge: Beta Ray Bill v1 #1)

He later found Galactus draining the life of an inhabited world where he was shocked to find that Thor was serving him as the Herald of Thunder. This led to Bill believing that his warrior-brother had fallen under the control of the World Devourer with the two doing battle. However, Beta Ray Bill was effortlessly defeated by Thor who revealed that he was not under mind control but empowering Galactus so he could defeat an even greater threat that was the Black Winter. Bill refused to be swayed by such words as he was not willing to sacrifice worlds to sate Galactus's power. This led to Thor removing his Power Cosmic and he fought Bill who was unable to match Thor's power after the Asgardian had become the King of Asgard. During their fight, he attempted to stop Mjolnir from returning to Thor who then simply summoned Stormbreaker and shattered Bill's hammer in the process. In desperation, Bill continued the fight but was badly beaten in the process with their fight interrupted by Lady Sif who was the new guardian of the Bifrost and was ready to fight Thor to save Beta Ray Bill. (Thor v6 #3)

Overview

Personality and attributes

Thus, he and Lockjaw came to forge a close friendship with the pair going on numerous adventures together. (Annihilation - Scourge: Beta Ray Bill v1 #1)

Powers and abilities

Power of Stormbreaker in Nova v5 #13.

Notes

  • Beta Ray Bill was created by Walter Simonson where he made his first appearance in Thor v1 #337 (November, 1983).

Alternate Versions

In other media

Television

  • In Silver Surfer, Beta Ray Bill appeared in the 1990s animated television series in the episode "Innervisions" where he was voiced by actor Karl Pruner.
  • In The Super Hero Squad Show, Beta Ray Bill appeared in the animated television series in the episode "The Saga of Beta Ray Bill" where he was voiced by actor Pat Fraley.[
  • In The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Beta Ray Bill appeared in the animated television series in the episode "The Ballad of Beta Ray Bill" where he was voiced by actor Steven Blum.

Films

  • In Planet Hulk, Beta Ray Bill appeared in the animated DVD film he was voiced by actor Paul Dobson.
  • In Thor: Ragnarok, Beta Ray Bill made a cameo appearance in the live-action film set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe where a statue of his head was present on the Grandmaster's tower on Sakaar indicating he was one of the previous champions of the Contest of Champions.

Video games

  • In Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, Beta Ray Bill appeared as an alternate costume for Thor in the 2006 video game.
  • In Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds, Beta Ray Bill appeared as an alternate costume for Thor in the 2011 video game.
  • In Marvel Heroes, Beta Ray Bill appeared as an alternate costume for Thor in the 2013 video game.
  • In Marvel: Avengers Alliance, Beta Ray Bill appeared as a playable character in the setting of the Facebook video game.

Appearances

  • Thor v1:
  • Stormbreaker: The Saga of Beta Ray Bill v1:
  • Annihilators: Earthfall v1:
  • Journey into Mystery:
  • Nova v5:
  • Unworthy Thor v1:
  • Death of the Inhumans v1:
  • Guardians of the Galaxy v5:
  • Annihilation - Scourge: Beta Ray Bill v1:
  • Thor v6:

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