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  Elders of the Universe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Elders of the Universe are a group of fictional characters in the Marvel Comics' universe.
Every Elder has a different specialization, which they follow fanatically, apparently as a way to endure their eternal existence (one of them, The Collector's wife, eventually allowed herself to die because of it.) It must be noted that the Elders are not truly Cosmic Beings though some have achieved cosmic levels of power and knowledge.
Later, some of the Elders joined forces to try to kill Galactus and take his place and power as the balancing force of the Universe, but were thwarted by the Silver Surfer and his allies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elders_of_the_Universe   (414 words)

 Unofficial Chronology to the Marvel Universe: Introduction
Not finding any means to prevent the collapse of the universe, Galen and his shipmates decided to die gloriously by plunging their ship into the heart of the "Cosmic Egg," the focal point upon which the universe was collapsing.
Gaea was the only original Elder God permitted to exist on the planet, and she infused her godly essence into the Earth and into all living things.
The Elder God Gaea, the embodiment of all living things on Earth, knew the dinosaurs were an evolutionary dead-end and allowed Set to continue his feeding, knowing that he was quickly depleting his main supply of energy.
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 Runner (o)
Runner lives to see all there is in the universe and derives his greatest joy in the simple act of running through the universe.
Perhaps the prospect of the universe’s finiteness compared to everlasting life is what convinced Runner to join the other elders in their recent bid to destroy Galactus.
The destruction of Galactus might bring the end of the universe and the birth of a new one to destroy.
www.norse-man.net /marvel/Char-R/Runner.htm   (688 words)

 MarvelDirectory.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Elders of the Universe are powerful extraterrestrial beings who are among the oldest sentient creatures in all the cosmos.
The individuals who comprise the Elders are members of a number of the first intelligent humanoid races to evolve in the universe.
The individuals comprising the Elders are the last survivors of their respective races, each Elder having found a means of achieving virtual immortality, as well as mastering advanced technology that made it possible for him to leave his home planet.
www.marveldirectory.com /teams/eldersoftheuniverse.htm   (378 words)

 Runner (Elder of the Universe)
Powers/Abilities: The Runner is one of the Elders of the Universe.
As an Elder of the Universe, Runner was immortal as long as he was occupied by his obsession, however, due to the Grandmaster tricking Death into barring all Elder's from her realm, he now cannot die by any means.
The Elders, unable to die, would survive into this new universe, and gain powers comparable to Galactus himself, who was himself the sole survivor of a previous universe.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix/runnerelder.htm   (2130 words)

 The Avenger Files   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Grandmaster is an Elder of the Universe, one of a handful of beings who have lived since shortly after the Big Bang and are the last known survivors of their respective races.
When the Elder of the Universe known as the Contemplator sought refuge from the vengeance of the powerful cosmic being Galactus, he fled to the Coalsack and Reptyl agreed to shelter the Elder as he was also bornin the Coalsack.
Entrophy is the son of Eternity, the essence of the universe.
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 Earth X Unoffical Timeline
The Celestials' planetary manipulation weakens the structure of the universe, causing it to collapse.
Both are absorbed into the final remnants of the universe as it dies in a final collapse.
Known as the Elders of the Universe, these beings include Chaos, Order, the Gardener, the Collector, the Phoenix, Eternity, the Grandmaster, the In-Betweener, and Death.
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 Ego the Living Planet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ego the Living Planet is a supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe, and an enemy of the thunder-god Thor.
Its first appearance was in Thor #132 (September, 1966) and its origin was told in Fantastic Four #235 (October, 1981).
Later Ego joined the Elders of the Universe for some of their schemes, claiming that he fulfilled the requisites for membership (that is, being an unique being from the early ages of the universe.)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ego_the_Living_Planet   (556 words)

 The Llewellyn Encyclopedia: Authors
Dickstein Ellen Dickstein earned her Ph.D. in Psychology from the Johns Hopkins University and has published many papers on issues such as the development of the self-concept and the internal sense of what is right.
Godwin David Godwin, born in 1939 in Dallas, Texas, and a one-time resident of Houston, Atlanta, Miami, and New York, is a student of esoteric lore, magic, and the cabala.
González-Wippler Migene Gonzalez-Wippler was born in Puerto Rico and has degrees in psychology and anthropology from the University of Puerto Rico and from Colombia University.
www.llewellynencyclopedia.com /subjects.php?gen_sbj=Authors   (17886 words)

 Guardians of the Universe
The adults of this race were preoccupied with an eternal study of the universe’s nature, and they expanded their study in every area but one; an ancient warning forbid them from investigating their own origins.
In the pre-Crisis DC Universe Krona's viewing of the universe's birth resulted in the universe splitting into myriad parallel dimensions.
The Guardians of the Universe received profiles in Who’s Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #9, Who's Who Update '87 #3, Who's Who in the DC Universe #11 and Green Lantern Secret Files and Origins 2005.
www.angelfire.com /ar/hellUSA/Guardiansoftheuniverse.html   (1489 words)

 k-punk: The contemplator
History: Like all the Elders of the Universe, the origin of the Contemplator is lost in antiquity.
What is known is that he is one of the oldest living beings in the universe, having been a member of one of the first of the universe's races to become sentient in the wake of the Big Bang.
By universal attunement, he has learned the existence of alternate universes, and he can use his cerebral powers to either transport himself to one, or to partially phase into another universe, making himself intangible and partially invisible.
k-punk.abstractdynamics.org /archives/003923.html   (534 words)

 Marvel Heroes Classic Roleplaying Game - Marvel RPG
Like all Elders of the Universe, the Trader is connected to the energy of the universe due to his single-minded devotion to his "hobby," giving him cosmic awareness of the universe.
A true victory for the Trader involves not only convincing his opponent to trade, but to do so at an exchange favorable to the Trader and for the opponent to be convinced that he got the better end of the deal.
He then appeared during the Elders' scheme to slay the planet-devouring Galactus and thus destroy the Universe in a bid to attain expanded powers.
www.classicmarvel.com /cast/trader.htm   (270 words)

 Death (o)
At the center of the universe there can be found a man-shaped “hole” that is 30 feet tall where Eternity was formed.
Death and the being called Eternity are said to comprise the mystical essence of the universe: Eternity embodies the principle of life, and Death embodies the principle of mortality.
The Elders of the Universe, reputed to be the oldest living beings in the universe, can also be killed by a sufficiently powerful force.
www.norse-man.net /marvel/Char-D/Death.htm   (743 words)

 Featured Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The elders bow low there, the angels encircle it, and the whole host of heaven arrange themselves around it (see 1 Kings 22:19).
A few chapters later, the elders too are falling down in holy devotion.
All the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures.
www.worshiptogether.com /features/article.aspx?iid=274997&tid=227   (744 words)

 http://marvelbook.topcities.com - Unofficial Handbook of the Marvel Universe - Collector   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Also, as with the Grandmaster's pact with Death, all Elders are unaffected by aging, disease, or toxins.
Unlike most Elders, however, Tivan's penchant for collecting gives him access to countless examples of the finest technologies from the universe, including such equipment as a Temporal Assimilator (allowing time travel and teleportation for short durations and distances,) a body armor constructed of the virtually indestructible Etherion material, and the most virulent poisons known.
Soon, Tivan had joined his fellow Elders in a plan to slay Galactus and supplant him as the universe thus re-created itself, but he and the Elders were defeated by Galactus' former Herald, the Silver Surfer and his friend, Mantis.
www.wmca.de /handbook/Collector.htm   (449 words)

 Who is the Strongest character in The Marvel Universe? - Universal Pictures Online Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
If that is the one you speak of, he is an elder of the universe.
Elder's are the last of their respective races.
Galen agreed, and his essence was preserved in the new universe, and he became Galactus.
www.universalpictures.com /forum/htdocs/Forum2/HTML/000317-2.html   (4487 words)

 Unofficial Marvel Universe History, Part I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Birth of the alien being that would one day be known as the Runner, an Elder of the Universe.
Forseeing the threat Atum was to his existence, Chthon inscribed all the mystical knowledge he had learned through the millennia on a parchment to be his touchstone with the Earth dimension.
Atum indeed became a threat to the Elder Gods, as he began killing them for their evil and degradation, absorbing their energies into himself.
www.starnet-database.com /dbase_shield/timeline/Part_I.html   (3533 words)

 KMC Forums - JLA & Avengers vs The Elders of the Universe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
JLA and Avengers vs The Elders of the Universe
Those Elders are not to be trifled with, especially Grandmaster, Champion and Runner.
elders are at worse thanos level and at best above skyfather...it's hard to contend with a group like that.
www.killermovies.com /forums/f77/t380853.html   (926 words)

 Benedict De Spinoza [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
God is no longer the transcendent creator of the universe who rules it via providence, but Nature itself, understood as an infinite, necessary, and fully deterministic system of which humans are a part.
More importantly, it signals a rejection of classical theism, the idea that God is the creator of the universe who remains ontologically distinct from it and governs it according to his sovereign will.
These are pervasive features of the universe, each of which follows from the divine nature insofar as it follows from the absolute nature of one or another of God's attributes.
www.iep.utm.edu /s/spinoza.htm   (10542 words)

 Silver Surfer
His first actions inadvertently led him to discover a plot by the Elders of the Universe to kill Galactus and thus, they believed, create a new universe.
Later, the Surfer and Mantis began a romantic relationship, but the Elders, in retaliation for thwarting their plot, forced the Surfer to choose to save either Mantis or Shalla Bal from a trap they placed the two in.
As the Surfer continued to roam the universe, he became involved in a new Kree/Skrull War, and at one point revived the Super-Skrull from a death-like state and later revived the native shape-changing powers in the Skrull empress S'byll.
www.valdier.com /roleplaying/MnM/Character_sheets/Solo/Surfer.html   (1377 words)

 Avengers/JLA #2 SPOILERS, Discussion... - The Superhero Hype! Boards
History: Like those of all the Elders of the Universe, the Grandmaster's origin is lost in the early history of the universe.
Like the other Elders, he is the survivor of one of the intelligent races that evolved in one of the first galaxies to form after the "Big Bang," the cataclysmic event in which the universe was created.
Known Superhuman Powers: As an Elder of the Universe, the Grandmaster possesses a virtually immortal body, immune to the cellular deterioration of aging and to disease, and impervious to conventional injury.
www.superherohype.com /forums/showthread.php?t=81588   (2861 words)

 Judicator (Elders of the Universe, Quasar character)
As an Elder of the Universe, the Judicator is immune to aging and conventional disease.
She is apparently able to survive and navigate in the vacuum of space without assistance.
This led to a number of Elders, including the Possessor, the Explorer, as well as the skrull posing as the Contemplator, to seek possession of either or both the cosmic infant or the Quantum Bands.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix2/judicatorelder.htm   (538 words)

 Thanos the Mad Titan - The best Thanos resource on the Web
Truly, Thanos is indeed one of the most durable physical beings in the known universe.
A similar condition was extended to the Elders of the Universe.
Fans of the jade giant, naturally, refute this...ignoring the ability of one of the two key forces of this universe (Namely Death) to augment anyone to nearly any level she so chooses.
www.corvusonline.net /thanos/powers.html   (3413 words)

 What's New?
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We'll introduce you to a truly positive way of life that is based on the oldest knowledge in the universe - the knowledge of the Light.
Recently, when I went to update my contact information with the University of Devonshire, I was surprised to find that their website was down.
www.princeleopold.com /whatsnew.html   (559 words)

 The Kra'anag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Kra’anag were frequently called the “Elders of the Fifth Universe”.
But, at that stage of their work, they realized that higher knowledge, skill and resources than their own would be needed if they were to have any hope of progressing further in their pursuit of the matter.
But among those Elders, among the Am’khet Ri, they found none outside of their own group who were even aware of such a concept.
users3.ev1.net /~de238/sprague/histories/races001.html   (2533 words)

 Dropping Lucky Pennies page one . . .
At that moment, the Universe and everything in it will know and understand all the things there are to know and understand.
Certainly, the Mayans understood the heliocentric nature of universe, understood it simultaneously with the obscure Greek astronomer Aristarchus of Samos, the Druids the Tibetan Buddhists and the ancient Egyptians.
In a matter-dominated universe, all mass exists as energy, moving slowly, capable of housing a relatively infinite amount of information, which stems from a Source, bounded and infinite, yielding unlimited amounts of energy which when properly harnessed ultimately defuses the entropy otherwise inevitable.
www.cytopia.net /novels/drop1.htm   (10679 words)

 Comics Mailbag - December 2, 2005
One of the infamous Elders of the Universe and a master of strategy and conquest, he was always able to come up a new and devious plan that he and his fellow last survivors of their race could use to become masters of the universe.
Seeing as there were lots of forces at work in the universe that would prevent him and his fellows from shaping it to their wills the answer was obvious...destroy it.
Still determined to kill Galactus the Elders had to be expunged by the Fantastic Four and the Surfer at a later date.
comics.ign.com /mail/2005-12-02.html   (2708 words)

 Who is the Strongest character in The Marvel Universe? - Universal Pictures Online Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Of The cosmics, Living tribunal is more powerful than Eternity, so he is the most powerful in the universe.
Innate strength goes to Black Bolt as he has the potential to beat the Hulk with his 'Master Blow' all his energy and the energy of all the electrons in the surrounding area thrown into a saingle punch.
Galactus is the MU's embodiment of Entropy, Death is, well death incarnated, Eternity is the Universe itself, and Celestials are the dreams of Eternity.
www.universalpictures.com /forum/htdocs/Forum2/HTML/000317.html   (2961 words)

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