On Bill Mantlo, Rocket Raccoon and Guardians of the Galaxy

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When the trailer for August’s Guardians of the Galaxy movie hit a week ago—and when the GotG toys were unveiled at Toy Fair last weekend—something that has been pretty clear to diehard comics fans was obvious from the gitgo:

Rocket Raccoon is going to be huge.

Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer is here…and I’m hooked on the feeling

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I admit I watched this trailer twice in a row, even though the best parts were in the footage floating around. Finally, a character based “superhero” movie? Is this really a superhero movie? Or an SF comedy adventure? Whatever it is, I’m sold. The trailer debuted on Jimmy Kimmel and USA today has more details […]

Nice Art: Paolo Rivera’s “pulp” style Guardians of the Galaxy covers

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Over the weekend, this two “pulp style” variants cover for Guardians of the Galaxy by Paolo Rivera were released. (By CBR.) I love GotG. I love Paolo Rivera. I love ole timey-wimey covers. So of course I love these. Now, although most pulp magazine covers were painted, these are rendered in flat color, as they […]

REVIEW: A Hero Reborn in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #0.1

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Everyone’s a little puzzled by the strange choice of number on this issue, somewhere between a #0 traditional origin story and a #1 launch of what’s rumored to be a major contributor to the Marvel Universe this year and beyond in the lead up to the 2014 film release of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. If […]