- Thane was the character whose mysterious silhouette was revealed by Justin Woods at the SDCC 2013.
- Thane was released on September 20, 2013 as a lockbox hero during Special Operation 13.
- Thane is the one of a lockbox heroes to be released without previously being a villain within the game's storyline.
- Thane is the only character so far introduced in the game prior to his Mainstream Marvel Universe comic debut.
- Thane has the second-fewest Team-Up Bonuses in the game, to Doctor Doom or Kang.
- Thane is Thanos' son.
- Thane was said to be "a mysterious being" during Thanos' invasion on Earth.