Death and resurrections are two sides of the same coin in the comic book universes. Death is just a word in the fictional world. Many heroes have gone down the road, only to return back another sunset in another storyline. We have seen the deaths of major characters in the Marvel Universe – Captain America, Iron Man, the Hulk, the Wolverine, and the likes have all died brutal deaths only to be bought back in a rather extravagant fashion. The latest to join the fray is yet another major superhero of the Marvel Comics Universe that registers most of his adventures in outer space, beyond the known boundaries of the Cosmos. Presenting – Marvel Comics Update – [SPOILER] returns from the dead in another epic cosmic saga!!!
SPOILER ALERT: The Following article contains MAJOR Spoilers for Death of the Inhumans #3. If you are planning to read it and haven’t yet, we suggest you look away….
Marvel’s latest on-going series takes us to the far reaches of space. The Kree Empire is in shambles. The interstellar empire of Kree is now seeing a power struggle of epic proportions. A rogue faction of Kree Soldiers, led by a mysterious alien being called Vox, who uncannily resembles an evil Black Bolt has taken over the Kree Capital and is now in complete control amidst loyalist forces trying to fight back in a losing war. The Kree now have new objectives.
They aim to conquer the whole galaxy and they need the help of the powerful race of Inhumans to do it. To that end, they have started subjugating the Kree and forcing them to submit to their rule. Those Inhumans who are strong enough to resist are being killed in summary execution.
And that is exactly why the Inhuman Royal family of Black Bolt is being targeted. Black Bolt is soon captured but his family consisting of Medusa, Karnak, Maximus, Lockjaw and the lot are still very powerful beings that could pose a trouble. That is why the Kree are now hunting them down. Maximus and Lockjaw have already bit the dust and are now dead. Vox then looks out for the Midnight King and Karnak, who have been effectively neutralized. Under dire straits, Medusa decides to use her only trump card, a weapon that could prove decisive in her battle against the huge Kree forces.
Medusa has recruited the help of – Beta Ray Bill.
In the slums of Markus-Centauri, Medusa, Crystal, Gorgon and a recently rescued Karnak find the heavily wasted and out of shape legendary Korbinite Warrior. Beta Ray Bill is one of the few people in the whole Marvel Universe who is worthy enough to lift Mjolnir and now holds the Stormbreaker hammer, a weapon whose power rivals that of Thor’s Mjolnir.
Medusa states that the Inhumans now need experienced soldiers and Beta Ray Bill fits the bill perfectly. The last time a collaboration of this sort happened, it was Beta Ray Bill joining hands with The Annihilators to stop Blastaar from destroying the Kree homeworld.
Beta Ray Bill is not interested in the Inhumans’ battle. But when Medusa mentions that Vox killed Lockjaw, Beat Ray Bill is visibly angry and is forced to take up arms and join the fight. Lockjaw and Bill share a special friendship that has been the highlight of several comic book series in the past featuring the two characters. When Bill finds out that Vox killed a true friend of his, the Asgardian Warrior now knows nothing but the color of revenge.
Will Beta Ray Bill fight the same people he helped protect in the past? Only time will tell how the events unfold.
Beta Ray Bill had an Easter egg appearance in the third Thor movie titled Thor: Ragnarok. The official film synopsis for the movie reads:
Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor’s quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his homeworld and the Asgardian civilization.
Do I really look like a guy with a plan? You know what I am? I’m a dog chasing cars. I wouldn’t know what to do with one if I caught it! You know, I just… do things