Grim Reaper (Marvel)

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The deceased remains of the Grim Reaper was recovered by the [[Apocalypse Twins]] who resurrected him with a [[Celestials (Marvel)|Celestial]] '''Death Seed''' to become one of their [[Horsemen of Apocalypse|Horsemen of Death]] alongside the [[Sentry (Marvel)|Sentry]], [[Daken]] and [[Banshee (Marvel)|Banshee]]. (Uncanny Avengers v1 #9)
 
The deceased remains of the Grim Reaper was recovered by the [[Apocalypse Twins]] who resurrected him with a [[Celestials (Marvel)|Celestial]] '''Death Seed''' to become one of their [[Horsemen of Apocalypse|Horsemen of Death]] alongside the [[Sentry (Marvel)|Sentry]], [[Daken]] and [[Banshee (Marvel)|Banshee]]. (Uncanny Avengers v1 #9)
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Afterwards, his soul went into Hell where he was brought before Mephisto who had need of the villain. With the death of Valkyrie, Mephisto wanted the Grim Reaper to replace her role in delivering the dead into the afterlife. Thus, Grim Reaper would be bringing souls of worthy beings into Hell rather than into the heavenly afterlife. However, a complication emerged when they discovered the existence of a mysterious new [[Jane Foster (Marvel)|Valkyrie]]. Grim Reaper was then dispatched to acquire the soul of Doctor Strange who became trapped in a magical mirror. (Valkyrie: Jane Foster v1 #4) It was then that he was confronted by the new Valkyrie who was unable to match the Grim Reaper as he was being empowered by Mephisto. This allowed him to harm her '''All-Weapon''' and he departed with Strange's soul for a hell-gate. However, before he could pass through, the Valkyrie opened a doorway to Valhalla and dragged Eric into it as she determined that the Grim Reaper saw himself as a hero in the fight. Trapped in Valhalla, he was unable to act aggressively and instead was given a restful place in the afterlife with the Valkyrie believing that this would help him heal. (Valkyrie: Jane Foster v1 #5)
  
 
==Overview==
 
==Overview==

Latest revision as of 13:22, 3 December 2019

Grim Reaper in Chaos War: Dead Avengers v1 #2.

The Grim Reaper is a male comic supervillain who features in Marvel Comics.

Contents

Biography

Eric Williams

The deceased remains of the Grim Reaper was recovered by the Apocalypse Twins who resurrected him with a Celestial Death Seed to become one of their Horsemen of Death alongside the Sentry, Daken and Banshee. (Uncanny Avengers v1 #9)

Afterwards, his soul went into Hell where he was brought before Mephisto who had need of the villain. With the death of Valkyrie, Mephisto wanted the Grim Reaper to replace her role in delivering the dead into the afterlife. Thus, Grim Reaper would be bringing souls of worthy beings into Hell rather than into the heavenly afterlife. However, a complication emerged when they discovered the existence of a mysterious new Valkyrie. Grim Reaper was then dispatched to acquire the soul of Doctor Strange who became trapped in a magical mirror. (Valkyrie: Jane Foster v1 #4) It was then that he was confronted by the new Valkyrie who was unable to match the Grim Reaper as he was being empowered by Mephisto. This allowed him to harm her All-Weapon and he departed with Strange's soul for a hell-gate. However, before he could pass through, the Valkyrie opened a doorway to Valhalla and dragged Eric into it as she determined that the Grim Reaper saw himself as a hero in the fight. Trapped in Valhalla, he was unable to act aggressively and instead was given a restful place in the afterlife with the Valkyrie believing that this would help him heal. (Valkyrie: Jane Foster v1 #5)

Overview

Personality and attributes

Powers and abilities

Notes

  • The Grim Reaper was created by Roy Thomas and John Buscema where he made his first appearance in Avengers v1 #52 (May, 1968).

Alternate Versions

In other media

Television

  • In The Avengers: United They Stand, the Grim Reaper appeared in the animated television series where he was voiced by actor Allan Royal.
  • In The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, the Grim Reaper appeared in the animated television series where he was voiced by actor Lance Henriksen.
  • In the Avengers Assemble, the Grim Reaper appeared in the animated television series where he was voiced by actor Roger Craig Smith.

Films

  • In Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher, the Grim Reaper made an uncredited appearance in the animated film.

Video games

  • In Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2, the Grim Reaper appeared as a mini-boss in the setting of the video game where he was voiced by actor Rick D. Wasserman.
  • In Marvel Heroes, the Grim Reaper appeared in the setting of the MMORPG where he was voiced by actor Robin Atkin Downes.

Appearances

  • Avengers v1:
  • Chaos War: Dead Avengers v1:
  • Uncanny Avengers v1:
  • Vision v2:
  • Valkyrie: Jane Foster v1:

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