You may think you know the Guardians of the Galaxy, but if your only point of reference is the movies, you’ll be surprised to find out that Star-Lord, Rocket, Gamora, Drax, and Groot didn’t even appear in the earliest issues of the comics. The Know fills us in on their origins.
(PG-13: Language) The merc with a mouth drops by to remind us of his existence with this hilarious parody of a famous superhero trope, a Stan Lee cameo, a pint of delicious ice cream, some fast moving smallprint, and more snark than you can shake a stick at.
“All you do is yell at each other. You’re not friends.” Groot says hi, Gamora channels Marvel vs. Capcom, Drax kills a spaceship, Rocket laughs maniacally, and Peter meets someone special in the first full trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
The latest Marvel/Netflix team-up stars Finn Jones as Danny Rand, a man presumed dead for 15 years, who returns to New York to reclaim his family business from the influence of evildoers. Naturally, Danny has acquired some new skills since he went missing. Drops 3/17/17.
For many of us, the Guardians of the Galaxy movie is the only context we have for its characters. But if you look back at the comics, it turns out that Peter Quill isn’t always the goofball scoundrel we saw on the big screen, and is actually a bit of a dick.
It’s Marvel’s third attempt in not so many years to reboot the Spider-Man franchise, so we’ve got some concerns, but we did find Tom Holland to be awkwardly charming in Civil War, so we’ll give him a chance. Watch the trailer and decide for yourself.
A second look at the new FX X-Men spin-off series, which takes us inside the life of a man thought to be insane, but who in fact possesses an impressive array of mutant powers. With Fargo creator Noah Hawley as showrunner, we’re pretty stoked. Premieres 2/8/17.
Mondo has a treat for your friendly neighborhood DJs and vinyl collectors. This officially licensed turntable accessory has two sides, both taken from Spidey’s 1966 costume by John Romita Sr.
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