The latest teaser image for Civil War II has Rocket Raccoon and Star-Lord facing off. Protect the future, or change the future? Which will you choose? via Marvel
Press Release War rages across the patchwork planet of Battleworld. Domains far and wide clash in an unending conflict for territory. Yet amid the fury and the fire of battle, there is love to be found as well. This June, one of the Marvel Universe’s burgeoning romances will be put through the Secret Wars wringer in STAR-LORD AND KITTY PRYDE #1 – an all-new Secret Wars series! Fan-favorite writer Sam Humphries and Marvel newcomer Alti Firmansyah ask the question – can love really conquer all?
In the conclusion of the Guardians of the Galaxy Original Sin tie-in, we finally learn Nova’s fate in the Cancerverse. Did he go out as he lived, in a blaze of glory? Or was it not with a bang but with a whimper? Behold, thine review awaits! In the conclusion of the Guardians of the Galaxy Original Sin tie-in, we finally learn Nova’s fate in the Cancerverse. Did he go out as he lived, in a blaze of glory? Or was it not with a bang but with a whimper? Behold, thine review awaits! Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Pencils: Ed
The leader of the Guardians of the Galaxy, Peter J Quill is better known as Star-Lord. But how did he get that name? Or even his magical space gun? Let’s travel to space and learn together! So sit back and enjoy as Ashley and Jason begin their geek history lesson. You might learn something. Enter your Mind University!
These Mondo posters sell out so quickly… Today, we find out that Francesco Francavilla whipped up this fantastic Star-Lord poster for the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy movie.
Guardians of the Galaxy has gotten a lot of attention weekend. Now, a number of pics showing off the costuming for Starlord, Nova, and one or two other characters have been seen. Take the jump for a look and then figure out who belongs to what.
Or – “Playing Catch-Up Is Actually Kind Of Fun…” Peter Quill. Astronaut. Star-Lord. Fallen hero. In the wake of the Annihilation, the powers of the universe have been completely revamped and reconfigured, but there are still situations that cry out for the intervention of the master of the spaceways… The situation on Hala (home of the Kree) is beyond desperate, and the powers that be have drafted Pete and a few of Marvel’s other back-catalog characters into a suicide mission, a mission behind enemy lines where nobody expects any of them to survive. Whaddaya bet that they’re right?
Or – “Open Source: A Wonderful Idea That Makes For Some Very Questionable Results.” I’m referring, of course, to the old Wikipedia entry for Star-Lord, which is not merely confusing but utterly useless and has in fact been known to cause dementia and heart palpitations in laboratory mice. The simple truth of the matter is that Star-Lord’s backstory is HIGHLY confusing, filled with golden intentions and tangled antecedents, and while there’s a lot going on, some of it is practically incomprehensible. Blame that on 70’s Marvel’s rotating Editors-In-Chief, or perhaps the need to fill hundreds of pages on relatively short
Or – “It’s Interesting When A Character I Love Returns To The Spotlight…” …especially when it’s a character that virtually nobody else has heard of. Star-Lord is one of the old-school fave-raves from the days of the Marvel black and white magazines (I also have a soft spot for The Zombie and anyone who appeared in ‘Deadly Hands of Kung-Fu’) even though his characterization and backstory varied wildly through his history. The one thing that seemed to maintain, however, was his sarcasm (bordering on misanthropy in some cases) and a sardonic wit. Pete was one of the high points of