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* CompleteMonster: In this 2003 Creator/MarvelMax miniseries based on the classic Marvel characters, Kurassus is the deranged [[TheDragon second-in-command]] of the Eternal army, and sticks out as vile even when competing with [[EldritchAbomination The Celestials]]. A sexual sadist who happily follows the Celestials' plans in wiping out entire planets of species, Kurassus takes numerous females of whatever species he is currently annihilating to rape and brutally torture to death, invoking revulsion from most of the other Eternals. Expressing nothing but disgust and hatred [[FantasticRacism for every species that isn't himself]], Kurassus begins brutally murdering any of the Eternals who try to make their lovers have equal intelligence as themselves, in one notable case killing one Eternal's lover in front of him just to torment him. After nearly being killed by the leader of the Eternals, Ikaeden, Kurassus unleashes dozens of abominable aliens to slaughter any Eternals loyal to Ikaeden, while Kurassus himself [[MindRape severely damages the frontal lobe]] of Ikaeden's lover, Jeska, reducing her to a superstitious wreck terrified of all Eternals. Even when beaten by Ikaeden, Kurassus continues to taunt him about his lover's condition, and dies while cursing him and the rest of his kind for all eternity. Serving as an {{Expy}} of Satan himself, Kurassus's sadistic and warmongering personality made him the worst of the Eternals by a considerable margin.

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* CompleteMonster: In this 2003 Creator/MarvelMax miniseries based on the classic Marvel characters, Kurassus [[AxCrazy Kurassus]] is the deranged [[TheDragon second-in-command]] of the Eternal army, and sticks out as vile even when competing with [[EldritchAbomination The Celestials]]. A [[SerialRapist sexual sadist sadist]] who happily follows the Celestials' plans in wiping out entire planets of species, Kurassus takes numerous females of whatever species he is currently annihilating to rape and brutally torture to death, invoking revulsion from most of the other Eternals. Expressing nothing but disgust and hatred [[FantasticRacism for every species that isn't himself]], Kurassus begins brutally murdering any of the Eternals who try to make their lovers have equal intelligence as themselves, in one notable case killing one Eternal's lover in front of him just to torment him. After nearly being killed by the leader of the Eternals, Ikaeden, Kurassus unleashes dozens of abominable aliens to slaughter any Eternals loyal to Ikaeden, while Kurassus himself [[MindRape severely damages the frontal lobe]] of Ikaeden's lover, Jeska, reducing her to a superstitious wreck terrified of all Eternals. Even when beaten by Ikaeden, Kurassus continues to taunt him about his lover's condition, and dies while cursing him and the rest of his kind for all eternity. Serving as an {{Expy}} of Satan {{Satan}} himself, Kurassus's sadistic and warmongering personality made him the worst of the Eternals by a considerable margin.


* TearJerker: [[spoiler:Sprite's death at Zuras' hands.]]

!!The film:
* EpilepticTrees: The casting for the film called for an "unnamed Greek God", leading many to suspect that the film will also introduce either Hercules or Ares. Alternatively, it might have just been referring to Gilgamesh (portrayed by Don Lee in the film), [[IHaveManyNames who is sometimes referred to as Hercules in the comics]].
* HilariousInHindsight: Two members of the cast are ''Series/GameOfThrones'' alumni, Creator/RichardMadden and Creator/KitHarington, who played Robb Stark and Jon Snow respectively. The last time their characters interacted with each other, the former tells the latter that the next time they meet again Jon will be dressed in "all black". Kit Harrington plays the BlackKnight in this movie. Plus, his love interest is named Sersi, pronounced similarly to his family’s nemesis Cersei in the show.
* UnexpectedCharacter:
** Even with Marvel Studios' track record of making formerly obscure characters like the Comicbook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy into mainstream hits, the announcement of an ''Eternals'' movie caught many by surprise. When the rumor was first leaked by gossip sites, some were even accused of lying due to the supposed improbability of Marvel actually making a movie out of the Eternals. It should be noted that in the comics ''Thanos'' is an Eternal, but this has yet to be established as part of his backstory in the MCU, which probably made the Eternals as canon MCU characters seem even more improbable.
** Gemma Chan's casting as Sersi could arguably count as a meta version of this trope: many people assumed Angelina Jolie's being attached to the project meant she was being cast to play Sersi (before she was confirmed as Thena), and Chan had already been featured in the MCU has Minn-Erva in Film/CaptainMarvel2019. Reception of the announcement has been confused, but ultimately positive, with many people being happy with Chan's return/second chance.

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* TearJerker: [[spoiler:Sprite's death at Zuras' hands.]]

!!The film:
* EpilepticTrees: The casting for the film called for an "unnamed Greek God", leading many to suspect that the film will also introduce either Hercules or Ares. Alternatively, it might have just been referring to Gilgamesh (portrayed by Don Lee in the film), [[IHaveManyNames who is sometimes referred to as Hercules in the comics]].
* HilariousInHindsight: Two members of the cast are ''Series/GameOfThrones'' alumni, Creator/RichardMadden and Creator/KitHarington, who played Robb Stark and Jon Snow respectively. The last time their characters interacted with each other, the former tells the latter that the next time they meet again Jon will be dressed in "all black". Kit Harrington plays the BlackKnight in this movie. Plus, his love interest is named Sersi, pronounced similarly to his family’s nemesis Cersei in the show.
* UnexpectedCharacter:
** Even with Marvel Studios' track record of making formerly obscure characters like the Comicbook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy into mainstream hits, the announcement of an ''Eternals'' movie caught many by surprise. When the rumor was first leaked by gossip sites, some were even accused of lying due to the supposed improbability of Marvel actually making a movie out of the Eternals. It should be noted that in the comics ''Thanos'' is an Eternal, but this has yet to be established as part of his backstory in the MCU, which probably made the Eternals as canon MCU characters seem even more improbable.
** Gemma Chan's casting as Sersi could arguably count as a meta version of this trope: many people assumed Angelina Jolie's being attached to the project meant she was being cast to play Sersi (before she was confirmed as Thena), and Chan had already been featured in the MCU has Minn-Erva in Film/CaptainMarvel2019. Reception of the announcement has been confused, but ultimately positive, with many people being happy with Chan's return/second chance.
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* HilariousInHindsight: Two members of the cast are ''Series/GameOfThrones'' alumni, Creator/RichardMadden and Creator/KitHarington, who played Robb Stark and Jon Snow respectively. The last time their characters interacted with each other, the former tells the latter that the next time they meet again Jon will be dressed in "all black". Kit Harrington plays the BlackKnight in this movie.

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* HilariousInHindsight: Two members of the cast are ''Series/GameOfThrones'' alumni, Creator/RichardMadden and Creator/KitHarington, who played Robb Stark and Jon Snow respectively. The last time their characters interacted with each other, the former tells the latter that the next time they meet again Jon will be dressed in "all black". Kit Harrington plays the BlackKnight in this movie. Plus, his love interest is named Sersi, pronounced similarly to his family’s nemesis Cersei in the show.


* UnexpectedCharacter: Even with Marvel Studios' track record of making formerly obscure characters like the Comicbook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy into mainstream hits, the announcement of an ''Eternals'' movie caught many by surprise. When the rumor was first leaked by gossip sites, some were even accused of lying due to the supposed improbability of Marvel actually making a movie out of the Eternals. It should be noted that in the comics ''Thanos'' is an Eternal, but this has yet to be established as part of his backstory in the MCU, which probably made the Eternals as canon MCU characters seem even more improbable.

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* UnexpectedCharacter: UnexpectedCharacter:
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Even with Marvel Studios' track record of making formerly obscure characters like the Comicbook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy into mainstream hits, the announcement of an ''Eternals'' movie caught many by surprise. When the rumor was first leaked by gossip sites, some were even accused of lying due to the supposed improbability of Marvel actually making a movie out of the Eternals. It should be noted that in the comics ''Thanos'' is an Eternal, but this has yet to be established as part of his backstory in the MCU, which probably made the Eternals as canon MCU characters seem even more improbable.improbable.
** Gemma Chan's casting as Sersi could arguably count as a meta version of this trope: many people assumed Angelina Jolie's being attached to the project meant she was being cast to play Sersi (before she was confirmed as Thena), and Chan had already been featured in the MCU has Minn-Erva in Film/CaptainMarvel2019. Reception of the announcement has been confused, but ultimately positive, with many people being happy with Chan's return/second chance.


* HilariousInHindsight: Two members of the cast are ''Series/GameOfThrones'' alumni, Creator/RichardMadden and Creator/KitHarrington, who played Robb Stark and Jon Snow respectively. The last time their characters interacted with each other, the former tells the latter that the next time they meet again Jon will be dressed in "all black". Kit Harrington plays the BlackKnight in this movie.

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* HilariousInHindsight: Two members of the cast are ''Series/GameOfThrones'' alumni, Creator/RichardMadden and Creator/KitHarrington, Creator/KitHarington, who played Robb Stark and Jon Snow respectively. The last time their characters interacted with each other, the former tells the latter that the next time they meet again Jon will be dressed in "all black". Kit Harrington plays the BlackKnight in this movie.

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* HilariousInHindsight: Two members of the cast are ''Series/GameOfThrones'' alumni, Creator/RichardMadden and Creator/KitHarrington, who played Robb Stark and Jon Snow respectively. The last time their characters interacted with each other, the former tells the latter that the next time they meet again Jon will be dressed in "all black". Kit Harrington plays the BlackKnight in this movie.


* CastingGag: ''Series/GameOfThrones'' alumni Creator/RichardMadden and Creator/KitHarington, who portrayed brothers on that show, appear in major roles in the film.


* EpilepticTrees: The casting for the film called for an "unnamed Greek God", leading many to suspect that the film will also introduce either Hercules or Ares.
* UnexpectedCharacter: Even with Marvel Studios' track record of making formerly obscure characters like the Comicbook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy into mainstream hits, the announcement of an ''Eternals'' movie caught many by surprise. When the rumor was first leaked by gossip sites, some were even accused of lying due to the supposed improbability of Marvel actually making a movie out of the Eternals. It should be noted that in the comics ''Thanos'' is an Eternal, but this was retconned out of the MCU. Which probably made the Eternals as canon MCU characters seem even more improbable.

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* CastingGag: ''Series/GameOfThrones'' alumni Creator/RichardMadden and Creator/KitHarington, who portrayed brothers on that show, appear in major roles in the film.
* EpilepticTrees: The casting for the film called for an "unnamed Greek God", leading many to suspect that the film will also introduce either Hercules or Ares.
Ares. Alternatively, it might have just been referring to Gilgamesh (portrayed by Don Lee in the film), [[IHaveManyNames who is sometimes referred to as Hercules in the comics]].
* UnexpectedCharacter: Even with Marvel Studios' track record of making formerly obscure characters like the Comicbook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy into mainstream hits, the announcement of an ''Eternals'' movie caught many by surprise. When the rumor was first leaked by gossip sites, some were even accused of lying due to the supposed improbability of Marvel actually making a movie out of the Eternals. It should be noted that in the comics ''Thanos'' is an Eternal, but this was retconned out has yet to be established as part of his backstory in the MCU. Which MCU, which probably made the Eternals as canon MCU characters seem even more improbable.


* LighterAndSofter: in the original series, set in its own continuity, the Celestials experimented on primates and created the Humans, the Eternals and the Deviants. Yes, you read it right: the human race very existence was caused by AncientAstronauts. The setting was then incorporated to the marvel universe, fixing the conflicting points when doing so, and the Celestial intervention was slightly changed: now they created just the Eternals and Deviants, the human race evolved on its own.

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* EpilepticTrees: The casting for the film called for an "unnamed Greek God", leading many to suspect that the film will also introduce either Hercules or Ares.


* UnexpectedCharacter: Even with Marvel Studios' track record of making formerly obscure characters like the Comicbook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy into mainstream hits, the announcement of an ''Eternals'' movie caught many by surprise. When the rumor was first leaked by gossip sites, some were even accused of lying due to the supposed improbability of Marvel actually making a movie out of the Eternals.

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* UnexpectedCharacter: Even with Marvel Studios' track record of making formerly obscure characters like the Comicbook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy into mainstream hits, the announcement of an ''Eternals'' movie caught many by surprise. When the rumor was first leaked by gossip sites, some were even accused of lying due to the supposed improbability of Marvel actually making a movie out of the Eternals. It should be noted that in the comics ''Thanos'' is an Eternal, but this was retconned out of the MCU. Which probably made the Eternals as canon MCU characters seem even more improbable.

Added DiffLines:

* LighterAndSofter: in the original series, set in its own continuity, the Celestials experimented on primates and created the Humans, the Eternals and the Deviants. Yes, you read it right: the human race very existence was caused by AncientAstronauts. The setting was then incorporated to the marvel universe, fixing the conflicting points when doing so, and the Celestial intervention was slightly changed: now they created just the Eternals and Deviants, the human race evolved on its own.


* TearJerker: [[spoiler:Sprite's death at Zuras' hands.]]

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* TearJerker: [[spoiler:Sprite's death at Zuras' hands.]]]]

!!The film:
* UnexpectedCharacter: Even with Marvel Studios' track record of making formerly obscure characters like the Comicbook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy into mainstream hits, the announcement of an ''Eternals'' movie caught many by surprise. When the rumor was first leaked by gossip sites, some were even accused of lying due to the supposed improbability of Marvel actually making a movie out of the Eternals.


* CompleteMonster: In this 2003 Creator/MarvelMax miniseries based on the classic Marvel characters, Kurassus is the [[AxCrazy deranged]] [[TheDragon second-in-command]] of the Eternal army, and sticks out as vile even when competing with [[EldritchAbomination The Celestials]]. A sexual sadist who happily follows the Celestials' plans in wiping out entire planets of species, Kurassus takes numerous females of whatever species he is currently annihilating to rape and brutally torture to death, invoking revulsion from most of the other Eternals. [[FantasticRacism Expressing nothing but disgust and hatred for every species that isn't himself]], Kurassus begins brutally murdering any of the Eternals who try to make their lovers have equal intelligence as themselves, in one notable case killing one Eternal's lover in front of him just to torment him. After nearly being killed by the leader of the Eternals, Ikaeden, Kurassus unleashes dozens of abominable aliens to slaughter any Eternals loyal to Ikaeden, while Kurassus himself [[MindRape severely damages the frontal lobe]] of Ikaeden's lover, Jeska, reducing her to a superstitious wreck terrified of all Eternals. Even when beaten by Ikaeden, Kurassus continues to taunt him about his lover's condition, and dies while cursing him and the rest of his kind for all eternity. Serving as an {{Expy}} of Satan himself, Kurassus's {{sadist}}ic and warmongering personality made him the worst of the Eternals by a considerable margin.

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* CompleteMonster: In this 2003 Creator/MarvelMax miniseries based on the classic Marvel characters, Kurassus is the [[AxCrazy deranged]] deranged [[TheDragon second-in-command]] of the Eternal army, and sticks out as vile even when competing with [[EldritchAbomination The Celestials]]. A sexual sadist who happily follows the Celestials' plans in wiping out entire planets of species, Kurassus takes numerous females of whatever species he is currently annihilating to rape and brutally torture to death, invoking revulsion from most of the other Eternals. [[FantasticRacism Expressing nothing but disgust and hatred [[FantasticRacism for every species that isn't himself]], Kurassus begins brutally murdering any of the Eternals who try to make their lovers have equal intelligence as themselves, in one notable case killing one Eternal's lover in front of him just to torment him. After nearly being killed by the leader of the Eternals, Ikaeden, Kurassus unleashes dozens of abominable aliens to slaughter any Eternals loyal to Ikaeden, while Kurassus himself [[MindRape severely damages the frontal lobe]] of Ikaeden's lover, Jeska, reducing her to a superstitious wreck terrified of all Eternals. Even when beaten by Ikaeden, Kurassus continues to taunt him about his lover's condition, and dies while cursing him and the rest of his kind for all eternity. Serving as an {{Expy}} of Satan himself, Kurassus's {{sadist}}ic sadistic and warmongering personality made him the worst of the Eternals by a considerable margin.


* AlasPoorVillain: [[spoiler:Sprite may have betrayed the Eternals for incredibly selfish reasons, but it's still hard not to feel a little sorry for him when Zuras catches up with him.]]
* CriticalResearchFailure: The miniseries had a ShowWithinAShow about aspiring superheroes competing to become registered under the Superhuman Registration Act, which had recently become law in the Marvel universe. The show bears absolutely no resemblance to the way that Registration actually worked. Though, considering the amounts of TakeThat towards ''Civil War'', it wouldn't be surprising if Gaiman admitted to [[CreatorsApathy not bothering to see how the Registration functioned]].

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* AlasPoorVillain: [[spoiler:Sprite may have betrayed the Eternals for incredibly selfish reasons, but it's still hard not to feel a little sorry for him when Zuras catches up with him.]]
* CriticalResearchFailure: The miniseries had a ShowWithinAShow about aspiring superheroes competing to become registered under the Superhuman Registration Act, which had recently become law in the Marvel universe. The show bears absolutely no resemblance to the way that Registration actually worked. Though, considering the amounts of TakeThat towards ''Civil War'', it wouldn't be surprising if Gaiman admitted to [[CreatorsApathy not bothering to see how the Registration functioned]].functioned.

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