In the Marvel Multiverse, there are at least three supreme beings who seem to represent an all-powerful, monotheistic God,

  • Yahweh:


  • God:


  • The One-Above-All:

The One-Above-All

Are these characters meant to be the same being? If not, has there been any explanations for their mutual existence?

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    Clearly not; God is Jack Kirby, while The One-Above-All is obviously Julian Richings – Jason Baker Mar 30 '16 at 16:21
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    @JasonBaker Have you ever seen Kirby and Richings in the same room together? – Rogue Jedi Mar 30 '16 at 16:22
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    That picture of Yahweh is from Marville, right? Where God goes by the name of Jack, convinces the characters to go skinny dipping with him, explains that we should feel sad about killing microscopic bacteria, and reveals that all humans are descended from Wolverine? I sure hope that version of God is completely unrelated to any other depiction. Ugh, now I have to forget that comic exists... – Thunderforge Mar 30 '16 at 18:16
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    @T-1000'sSon One of the 15 Worst Comics of the 2000s. Also, that link shows that the first image is from Marville. – Thunderforge Mar 30 '16 at 19:38
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    See Thaddeus Howze's answers here, here and here. Last one probably applies most to your question. – user44053 Apr 11 '16 at 15:33

No they are not the same. The One Above All is the only creator of the Marvel Universe. And Marvel's Yahweh isn't a God per se; he is just like Odin, Zeus and the other pantheons in the Marvel Universe. He is basically an extremely powerful alien. And I think that the Jack Kirby panel is the One Above All in a human form going by the name Jack.

Hope this answer helps.

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    Hi, welcome to SF&F. This would be a better answer if you could cite specific references for your claims. Please read How to Answer. – DavidW May 21 '19 at 3:07

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