The Phoenix Force returned in Thanos #6 this week, and it found itself a new host.
Warning: this article contains spoilers for Thanos #6!
So far, the series has followed Thanos’ desperate quest to stave off his impending death, even as his son Thane and Death plot to accelerate that death. That family squabble came to a head in this issue, as Thane took possession of one of the few powers in the universe greater than Thanos – the Phoenix Force.
Thane wasted little time in confronting his father and showing Thanos the true power of the Phoenix.