Since Thanos made his MCU debut in 2012’s The Avengers, fans have waited to see Earth’s Mightiest Heroes take on the Mad Titan. That battle finally unfolds in Avengers: Infinity War, but Thanos won’t be alone. He’ll have help in the form of the Black Order, a team comprised of some of the most powerful and fearsome killers in the universe.
As we gear up for this major release, it’s probably a good idea to make sure you’re familiar with Thanos’ elite team. Here’s everything you need to know about the short but eventful history of the Black Order.
Even for someone as powerful and feared as Thanos, maintaining an iron grip on the universe isn’t an easy task. To help lighten the load, he relies on an elite group known as the Black Order. Each member of this exclusive club shares Thanos’ bloodlust and thirst for conquest, and each has his or her own unique set of abilities they bring to the fight.