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Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Expected To Be Revealed at SDCC

Friday, June 29th, 2012

I’d never thought I live to see this day happen, but it may be coming true at this year’s Comic Con:

Hollywood Reporter reports that Marvel will most likely be announcing at their San Diego panel that Guardians of the Galaxy will be on their 2014 movie calendar. Speculation was rampant that Black Panther would be on that schedule, but it’s more looking like Marvel wants to expand the cosmic side of their universe as a result of the mid-credits reveal of the next villain for the Avengers movie sequel.

It’s still early in the ball game with these plans. While scripts have already been penned by Nicole Perlman (she also scripted Thor), there are no actors nor a director tagged to this project yet. One thing’s for sure though is that Marvel has a recipe for the same type of success Avengers got them given the epic and also comedic tone of this rag-tag space team.

The hump to get over of course is their unfamiliarity with the mainstream audience. Guardians of the Galaxy was introduced back in 1969 and has been a cult hit for the longest time, particularly in its last iteration starting with the Annihilation event of the mid 2000’s to their last team-up in Thanos Imperative. Nevertheless, Marvel seems confident that its premise will sell itself over time. I’m sure we’ll get more details at San Diego.

And listen…as far as selling you guys on how awesome this movie is going to be, this is all you need to know:

CBF Quick Picks #59 : Annihilators #1

Sunday, March 6th, 2011


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If you know me well, you know I love me some Marvel cosmic stories. That’s why Annihilators #1 is the pick of the week. Well, there’s more reasons than just that – you have probably the most powerful group of cosmic beings gathered and Rocket Racoon’s customer service shenanigans to thank for the quality of this issue as well.

Green Lantern #63 is ramping up for the War of the Green Lanterns storyline. There are many questions about Hal Jordan’s stability and the direction of the Green Lanterns themselves, as we learn of a new prophecy from the Book of the Black that could change everything for them. Despite how chaotic the New Guardians storyline went, I’m pumped again for the next big GL event.

And lastly – we have Axe Cop Bad Guy Earth #1, written by a 6-year old. There’s nothing I can type here to describe what’s going on…