Jeff Goldbum Grandmaster as Thanos

Thanos will finally wield the Infinity Gauntlet in Avengers: Infinity War – but is he actually the first one to do so in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? In Marvel Comics, Thanos’ story has always been tied to the Infinity Stones, six gemstones that hold ultimate power over some aspect of the universe: time, space, reality, mind, soul and power. Thanos has always been obsessed with finding and uniting these six Stones so he can wield them together on something called the Infinity Gauntlet.

In the movies, the Stones (which has been slowly revealed over the past ten years) were created by four ancient entities that predate the universe: Eternity, Infinity, Entropy, and Death. The origin ...

Click to continue reading Avengers: Has the Infinity Gauntlet Been Used Before?