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Guardians of the Galaxy: Tomorrow's Avengers - Volume 1
     

Guardians of the Galaxy: Tomorrow's Avengers - Volume 1

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by Steve Gerber (Text by), Chris Claremont (Text by), Gerry Conway (Text by), Len Wein (Text by), Gene Colan (Illustrator)
 

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Captain America, Doctor Strange, the Thing, the Hulk and other familiar faces join the star-spanning heroes in the greatest war the future ever saw! Then, as the Guardians help a planet in turmoil rebuild, threats rise from two other worlds: one of them living, the other gone mad! It's cosmic action as you like it, as the Avengers of tomorrow face their baptism

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Captain America, Doctor Strange, the Thing, the Hulk and other familiar faces join the star-spanning heroes in the greatest war the future ever saw! Then, as the Guardians help a planet in turmoil rebuild, threats rise from two other worlds: one of them living, the other gone mad! It's cosmic action as you like it, as the Avengers of tomorrow face their baptism of fire! Featuring the introduction of Nikki and the origin of Starhawk! Guest-starring the Silver Surfer!

COLLECTING: Marvel Super Heroes (1967) 18, Marvel Two -In-One (1974) 4-5, Giant -Size Defenders 5, Defenders (1972) 26-29, Marvel Presents 3-12

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Library Journal
The current Guardians of the Galaxy, stars of a planned film, are a motley assemblage of spacefaring Marvel characters bearing no resemblance to the first team to use the name. This volume features the original group's earliest appearances, from 1969 to 1977, previously collected in two separate books, Earth Shall Overcome and The Power of Starhawk. In the 31st century, the lizardlike Badoon invade Earth's Federation, killing most of humanity. Opposing them are Charlie-27 and Martinex, genetically engineered last survivors of Earth's colonies on Jupiter and Pluto; Yondu, the only remaining native of Centauri IV; and tragic spaceman Vance Astro, who left Earth for Centauri in 1988 and who spent 1,000 years in suspended animation, only to find upon arrival that humanity had developed faster-than-light travel and was already there. They battle the Badoon, aided by various time-traveling 20th-century superheroes, including Captain America and the Hulk, and then embark on new cosmos-spanning exploits. VERDICT Most episodes here are written by Gerber, creator of Howard the Duck, who injects some of his trademark psychological focus, satire, and left-field sensibility into these otherwise standard period tales of heroic sf action-adventure.—S.R.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785166870
Publisher:
Marvel
Publication date:
01/22/2013
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
471,317
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
9 - 18 Years

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Guardians of the Galaxy: Tomorrow's Avengers - Volume 1 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really like reading these first stories of the original team of the Guardians. I had read what I supose was the 2nd generation of the team that had its start in either the late 80's or early 90's where the stories in this group were written in the 70's. I am looking forward to the movie coming out this year that will aparently include at least one member from this team the primitive warrior Yondu with characters more connected with the current team started in the 2000's.