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    Phastos

    Character » Phastos appears in 75 issues.

    Phastos is a third or fourth generation Eternal.

    Short summary describing this character.

    Phastos last edited by wkndnexile on 11/04/21 04:47PM View full history

    Origin

    Phastos is an Eternal, a nearly immortal race created thousands of years ago by the alien Celestials. Being a weapon-smith, Phastos was mistaken for the Olympian god Hephaestus during the days of ancient Greece. Phastos is more reticent than his other Eternals, having a melancholy spirit and an ambivalence toward fighting. When Apocalypse tried to incite a new war with the Deviants, the Eternals decided to go public as superheroes. In his new identity, Phastos adopted the codename Ceasefire.

    Creation

    Created by writer Peter B. Gillis and artist Sal Buscema, the Eternal Phastos first appears in the first issue of the second volume of Eternals.

    Powers and Abilities

    Phastos is the earth eternal's master technologist and has created numerous inventions and weapons to aid them. Strength: Phastos can lift/press at least 25 tons making him far stronger than an average Eternal (an average Eternal can lift/press 15 tons). Phastos can lift even greater weights by employing his levitation powers to help him lift objects. The amount of weight he can levitate is unknown.

    Physical Characteristics

    Height: 6'3"

    Weight: 410 lbs

    Eyes: Brown

    Hair: Bald

    In Other Media

    Film

    Brian Tyree Henry as Phastos
    Brian Tyree Henry as Phastos
    • Phastos appears as one of the main characters in the live-action Eternals film, portrayed by Atlanta star Brian Tyree Henry. Similar to the comics, he is depicted as the chief scientist and inventor of the Eternals. In the present day, he lives in the suburbs of Chicago with his husband and son, haunted by the guilt he feels for helping in mankind's technological advancement, which led to atrocities throughout history. He is notable for being the first gay superhero to be featured in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, something that garnered much attention around the time of the film's release.

    Merchandise

    Marvel Legends
    Marvel Legends
    • Phastos was featured in the HeroClix figure game.
    • Phastos was featured in Hasbro's Marvel Legends line as part of the Gilgamesh Build-a-Figure wave.
    • Phastos was featured in Hasbro's toy line for the Eternals movie.
    • Phastos was featured in Lego's product line for the Eternals movie.
    • Phastos was featured in Funko's Pop! line of bobbleheads.
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