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As the "devourer of worlds", Galactus hunger is LEGENDARY. Hell, even after feasting on the life energy of a planet, he's STILL been hungry. Considering his power is at its height when fully fed, this could be a problem were he to go without for too long. So I was wondering:

Has there ever been a time Galactus was "fully satisfied" by a meal, and if so... does anyone have any scans or proof for how long it lasted?

Also...

On average, how often does Galactus HAVE to eat planets?

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  • I remember watching this in an Animated series as well.. but there, Galactus is trapped in the negative zone by the Avegers ans Fantastic-4 where he would never have the need to be fed again.
    – Shreedhar
    Sep 6 '19 at 7:40
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It's happened (briefly) on at least one occasion in The Silver Surfer – The Ultimate Cosmic Experience (1978).

Galactus had eaten several worlds in quick succession and was happy to take a breather. Suffice to say, it doesn't last long and he's back to his old ways before the end of the serial.

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And who, of course, could forget the time (in Marvel Team Ups #137) that a superpowered Aunt May, working as Galactus' new herald fed him a gigantic, planet-sized Twinkle Bar in order to get him to leave Earth alone.

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He was so full that he needed a glass of milk to settle his stomach afterwards.

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  • Dude.... this was freaking awesome! I'd forgotten aunt May had been the Golden Oldie some year back. But this whole issue was little more than an extended Hostess commercial!
    – Russhiro
    Sep 5 '19 at 21:54
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    "Exiled from his home world for excessive baking practices, Dough Boy has roamed the universe creating planets called Twinkle Worlds in his wake." - Now there's a superhero origin story.
    – OrangeDog
    Sep 6 '19 at 11:17
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    @OrangeDog - There is no story so colossally stupid or bizarrely outlandish that it hasn't been seen repeatedly in DC + Marvel comics
    – Valorum
    Sep 6 '19 at 11:42

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