Eson the Searcher is a member of the Celestials. Nigh omnipotent and mysterious space gods that are responsible for Earths Eternals and Deviants races. Visiting the planet Earth every few thousand years in groups collectively known as Hosts to observe, analyze, judge or pass judgment on Earth and its species. A Celestial that tests the stability of genes and such in the lifeforms they have evolved, Eson sends them through a series of tests until they are ready to go back to the planet to start their new lives. He is responsible for choosing what assignments Gammenon the Gatherer is sent after. At some point, eons ago, Eson the Searcher was involved in a dispute involving Arishem the Judge and the Dreaming Celestial Tiamut The Communicator. Arishem the Judge acted against Tiamut, and four other Celestials, Hargen the Measurer, Jemiah the Analyzer, Tefral the Surveyor and Eson the Searcher had joined him, and together they cast and imprisoned the Dreaming Celestial under Diablo mountain Range in California. Eson the Searcher appears as an incredibly massive green armored giant, approximately 2000 foot tall.
The Celestial Eson the Searcher is a Marvel comics book character created by Jack Kirby first appearing in The Eternals #9 released in 1977.
Powers and Abilities
Eson the Searcher like many of the Celestials is an extremely powerful god like being, possessing incalculable levels of strength, durability, speed and energy projection. Enormous in stature, up to 2000 feet in height, they possess the ability to manipulate reality, control vast levels of energy and rearrange matter up to an unknown degree They can teleport themselves or vast objects across vast distances. If harmed they will regenerate near instantaneously. Capable of withstanding earth shattering blows and greater Celestials also possess the ability to generate energy blasts that are of an earth shattering level and higher. There is an unknown connection between the Celestials and Hyperspace. It is possible that Hyperspace is the origin of the Celestials vast powers.
Height: 2000' 0"
In Other Media
In Guardians of the Galaxy, a recording of Eson is shown to the Guardians by the Collector.