Drax was a human who's family was killed by Thanos. Kronos, needing a champion to combat Thanos, placed Arthur's soul into a new body.
Arthur Douglas was a human who was attacked by Thanos, killing his wife and daughter. Arthur's body was found by Kronos who placed it into a new body he designed. Since then, Drax has been an enemy of Thanos.
He joined forces with the Avengers to fight Thanos. After the Kree invasion, Drax became a member of the expanded Avengers. He assisted Iron Man and the Wasp in battling Iron Man's old enemies Dreadknight, Blizzard, Blacklash, Grey Gargoyle, Hypnotia and Whirlwind.
Powers and Abilities
Drax had superhuman strength, durability and stamina.