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The Sun-Eaters are an extraterrestrial species of powerful creatures that feeds of the energy of small stars, thus; making them a sort of living bombs.


Sun-Eaters resemble black holes surrounded by multiple tentacles; they seem to be sentient although with an animal-like intellect and are driven by their hunger.[1] They can only feed on stars, thus filling their systems with thermonuclear reactions.[2]


Original multiverse

A baby Sun-Eater in the Fortress of Solitude.

A baby Sun-Eater was found by Superman during one of his adventures. Eventually, he decided to keep it as a pet in the Fortress of Solitude.[2]

New multiverse

A Sun-Eater trying to eat the Sun.

The same baby Sun-Eater was then released by a Morae who had infiltrated the Fortress of Solitude under Lex Luthor's orders. It had nearly consumed Earth's yellow sun before being shrunk and brought back to the Fortress.[1]



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Behind the scenes

  • In the DC comics, the Sun-Eaters were created by an alien race known as the Controllers as a way to destroy entire worlds that they deemed to be too "evil".