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Ooga-chaka! Welcome to the Guardians of the Galaxy comics reading guide!

The Guardians of the Galaxy used to be a super obscure comics team, but they’ve exploded in popularity thanks to the smash-hit MCU movies! Across movies, comics, animation, and video games, the Guardians of the Galaxy have become some of the most beloved characters in modern science fiction, and nearly all of their stories are really, really good. So grab your favorite MP3 player and press play on this awesome mix of Guardians of the Galaxy comics!

Guardians of the Galaxy Comics Recommendations:

Classic Guardians of the Galaxy comics:

  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Tomorrow’s Heroes Omnibus
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Classic Omnibus
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Solo Classic Omnibus
    • Infinity Gauntlet (1991); Infinity War (1992); Infinity Crusade (1993)
    • Warlock and the Infinity Watch (1992) #1-22

Modern Guardians of the Galaxy comics:

  • Annihilation (2006); Annihilation: Conquest (2008)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2008) #1-25; Thanos Imperative (2010) #1-6
    • Guardians of the Galaxy (2013) #0.1, 1-27; (2015) #1-19
  • Guardians 3000 (2015) #1-8; Guardians of Infinity (2016) #1-8
  • All-New Guardians of the Galaxy (2017) #1-12, 146-150
  • Infinity Countdown (2018) #1-5; Infinity Wars (2018) #1-6
    • Guardians of the Galaxy (2019) #1-12; Annual #1
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2020) #1-18

In Marvel comics, there are two main groups called the Guardians of the Galaxy. The original team was created in 1969. They’re from the 31st century and they mostly stayed in their own bubble separate from the Marvel universe. The modern team was brought together in 2006, and this is the team that inspired Marvel Studios’ movie trilogy featuring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldaña, and Dave Bautista!

In the reading guide below, the “Classic Guardians” and “Before Guardians: Infinity Watch” sections are mainly for completionists and background reading. You can skip these. These early comics showcase the adventures of the original team and set up the history of the modern characters before they came together. While they’re great stories and useful info, they’re mostly background reading for the modern team. If you want to jump right into the action, start with the “Annihilation Wars” section!

For more related to Guardians of the Galaxy comics, check out our other reading guides, including Adam Warlock and the High Evolutionary!

“We are Groot.”

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Classic Guardians of the Galaxy (The Ravagers)

The original Guardians of the Galaxy comics were completely different from the team we know today. This first iteration of the group introduced Yondu and inspired the Ravagers team in the Marvel Studios films (played by Michael Rooker, Sylvester Stallone, and Michael Rosenbaum).

In the comics, these old-school Guardians are known for the epic “Korvac Saga” with the Avengers and their own Guardians of the Galaxy series which lasted for a hefty 62 issues! Most of these classic stories are collected in Guardians of the Galaxy: Tomorrow’s Heroes Omnibus and the Guardians of the Galaxy Classic Omnibus.

Meanwhile, the modern Guardians team was beginning to be introduced individually. This era gave us classic comics individually introducing Star-Lord, Groot, Rocket, Drax, and Mantis, plus Kraglin’s incredibly bizarre first appearance! Most of these issues can be found in the Guardians of the Galaxy Solo Classic Omnibus, so grab it if you can!

  • Early Appearances
    • Marvel Super-Heroes (1967) #18
    • Marvel Two-in-One (1974) #5
    • Giant-Size Defenders (1974) #5; Defenders (1972) #26-29
    • Marvel Presents (1975) #3-12
  • Avengers (1963) #167-181 (“The Korvac Saga”)
    • Prologue: Giant-Size Defenders (1974) #3, Thor Annual (1966) #6
  • The Korvac Quest (1991)
    • Avengers: The Korvac Saga TPB (1991) [New epilogue]
    • Fantastic Four Annual (1963) #24 [B Story]
    • Thor Annual (1966) #16 [B Story]
    • Silver Surfer Annual (1988) #4 [B Story]
    • Guardians of the Galaxy Annual (1991) #1 [B Story]
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (1990) #1-62, Annual #1-4
    • Prologue: The Korvac Quest (1991), Guardians of the Galaxy Annual (1991) #1
    • After #20: What If…? (1989) #36 (“What If Korvac Won?”)
    • After #25: Guardians of the Galaxy Annual (1991) #2
    • After #26: Infinity War (1992)
    • After #39: Guardians of the Galaxy Annual (1991) #3, Marvel Comics Presents (1988) #134 [D Story]
    • After #43: Thor Corps (1993) #3
    • After #50: Guardians of the Galaxy Annual (1991) #4, Galactic Guardians (1994) #1-4
    • After #62: New Warriors (1990) #68, Avengers/JLA (2003) #4

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Extra team reading:

  • Marvel Team-Up (1972) #86
  • Marvel Two-in-One (1974) #61-63, 69
  • Sensational She-Hulk (1989) #6
  • Classic Star-Lord:
    • Marvel Preview (1975) #4, 11, 14-15, 18
    • Marvel Super Special (1977) #10
    • Marvel Spotlight (1979) #6-7
    • Marvel Premiere (1972) #61
    • Star-Lord Special Edition (1982) #1
    • Starlord (1997) #1-3
  • Classic Drax:
    • Iron Man (1968) #55
    • Captain Marvel (1968) #27-30, 34, 42-44, 58-62
    • Logans Run (1977) #6 [B Story]
    • Marvel Spotlight (1979) #1-2
    • Marvel Graphic Novel (1981) #1
    • Thor (1966) #314
    • Contest of Champions (1982) #1, 3
    • Avengers (1963) #219-220
    • Defenders (1972) #143
    • Guardians of the Galaxy (1990) #52-53

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  • Classic Groot:
    • Tales to Astonish (1959) #13
    • Incredible Hulk (1962) Annual #5
    • Where Monsters Dwell (1970) #6
  • Classic Rocket:
    • Marvel Preview (1975) #7 [B Story]
    • Incredible Hulk (1962) #271-272 (Features Lylla and Halfworld!)
    • Rocket Raccoon (1985) #1-4 (Features Lylla and Halfworld!)
    • Quasar (1989) #15
    • Sensational She-Hulk (1989) #44-46
  • Classic Mantis:
    • Avengers (1963) #112-135, 280
    • Defenders (1972) #9-11
    • Giant-Size Avengers (1974) #1-4
    • Fantastic Four (1961) #150
    • Silver Surfer (1987) #3-9, 20; Annual #1
    • West Coast Avengers (1985) #37-29; Annual #3
    • Fantastic Four (1961) #323-325; Annual #25
  • Kraglin’s first appearance:
    • Tales to Astonish (1958) #46

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Before Guardians: Infinity Watch (1990s)

In the 90s, the original Guardians were busy in their own corner of the Marvel universe. However, Marvel’s cosmic comics began setting up the future with Jim Starlin’s Infinity Trilogy. These comics laid the foundation for Marvel’s cosmic comics and the MCU’s Infinity Saga. Featuring Gamora, Drax, and Adam Warlock, the group called the Infinity Watch also resembles an early version of the lineup we’d come to love from the modern Guardians of the Galaxy comics and movies.

This section overlaps with our Adam Warlock reading guide, so check that page for extra Infinity War tie-ins!

  • Infinity Prologue
    • Captain Marvel (1968) #25-33 (“Thanos War”)
    • Strange Tales (1951) #178-181
    • Warlock (1972) #9-15
    • Marvel Team-Up (1972) #55; Avengers Annual (1967) #7; Marvel Two-in-One Annual (1976) #2
  • Infinity Gauntlet (1991) #1-6
    • Prologue: Silver Surfer (1987) #45-48
    • After #2: Silver Surfer #52
    • After #4: Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme (1988) #35
    • After #5: Silver Surfer #59
    • After #6: Sleepwalker (1991) #7, Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #36
  • Warlock and the Infinity Watch (1992) #1-42
    • With #8-11: Infinity War (1992)
    • After #15: Silver Surfer / Warlock: Resurrection #1-4
    • With #18-22: Infinity Crusade #1-6
    • After #22: Blood and Thunder (1993)
    • After #33: Silver Surfer #94
    • After #36: Cosmic Powers Unlimited (1995) #1

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  • Infinity War (1992) #1-6
    • After #1: Silver Surfer #67
    • After #2: Silver Surfer #69
    • After #3: Marvel Comics Presents #108-112; Warlock and the Infinity Watch #8Quasar #38
    • After #4: Wonder Man #14, Silver Sable and the Wild Pack #5, Guardians of the Galaxy #27-29, Alpha Flight #111
    • After #5: Fantastic Four #369, Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme #47, Wonder Man #15, Warlock and the Infinity Watch #9-10
    • After #6: Fantastic Four #370
    • Check the Adam Warlock reading guide for more tie-ins!
  • Infinity Crusade (1993) #1-6
    • With #1-5: Warlock and the Infinity Watch #18-22
    • After #2: Web of Spider-Man (1985) #104-106
  • Blood and Thunder (1993)
    • Prologue: Quasar #53-54, Starblast #1, Silver Surfer #86
    • Warlock Chronicles #6-8; Warlock and the Infinity Watch #23-25; Thor #469-471; Silver Surfer #87-88

 

Extra team reading:

  • Rune/Silver Surfer (1995) #1
  • Warlock (1998) #1-4
  • Infinity Abyss (2002) #1-6
  • Avengers/JLA (2003) #3-4
  • Marvel Universe: The End (2003) #1, 5
  • She-Hulk (2004) #7-8

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  • Extra Gamora:
    • Doctor Strange: Sorcerer Supreme (1988) #36, 47, 55
    • Marvel Holiday Special (1991) #2 [F Story]
  • Extra Nebula:
    • Avengers (1963) #257-260, 311-318
    • Avengers West Coast (1989) #48
    • Silver Surfer (1987) #38, 67-78, 110; Annual #5
    • Secret Defenders (1993) #9-10, 14
    • Nova (1999) #1
  • Extra Drax:
    • Silver Surfer (1987) #35-49, 52, 59, 93, 98
    • Thor (1966) #466
    • Incredible Hulk (1962) #418; Annual #20
    • Secret Defenders (1993) #22-25
    • Cosmic Powers Unlimited (1995) #4 [B Story]
    • Captain Marvel (1999) #3-7, 12-16
  • Extra Mantis:
    • Galactus: The Devourer (1999) #4, 6
    • Avengers: Celestial Quest (2001) #1-8
    • Avengers (1998) #501-502

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Guardians of the Galaxy: Annihilation Wars (2000s)

Beginning the modern era of Guardians of the Galaxy comics is a multi-step process! First Drax the Destroyer (2005) rebooted its titular character, along with cosmic Marvel iself! This leads directly into Annihilation and Annhilation: Conquest by Keith Giffen, and the fantastic Guardians of the Galaxy and Thanos Imperative by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning.

It sounds like a lot of work, but it’s actually a lot of fun! This comics saga was the basic inspiration for James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy films, so it’s the easiest place to start for fans of the MCU and these some of the best stories the best Guardians have ever had. Plus it features Adam Warlock and High Evolutionary, so it’s definitely relevant reading for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Check out their reading guides to see this era from their points of view!

This section is the #1 recommended reading for Guardians of the Galaxy comics.

  • Annihilation: Prologue (2006)
    • Thanos (2003) #1-12
    • Drax the Destroyer (2005) #1-4
    • Annihilation: Prologue (2006) #1
    • Annihilation: Nova (2006) #1-4
    • Annihilation: Silver Surfer (2006) #1-4
    • Annihilation: Super-Skrull (2006) #1-4
    • Annihilation: Ronan (2006) #1-4
  • Annihilation (2006) #1-6
    • After #6: Annihilation: Heralds of Galactus (2007) #1-2
    • Annihilation: Nova Corps Files (2006)
  • Annihilation Conquest: Prologue (2007)
    • Annihilation Conquest: Prologue (2007) #1
    • Annihilation Conquest: Starlord (2007) #1-4
    • Annihilation Conquest: Quasar (2007) #1-4
    • Nova (2007) #4-7

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  • Annihilation: Conquest (2008) #1-6
    • After #2: Nova (2007) #8-10, Annual #1
    • After #5: Nova (2007) #11-12
    • After #6: Guardians of the Galaxy (2008)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2008) #1-25
    • After #10: War of Kings (2009) #1
    • After #12: War of Kings (2009) #2-4
    • After #15-16: War of Kings (2009) #5-6
    • After #17: War of Kings: Who Will Rule? (2009) #1
    • After #19: Realm of Kings (2010) #1
    • After #25: Thanos Imperative (2010)
  • Thanos Imperative (2010) #1-6
    • Prologue: Thanos Imperative: Ignition (2010) #1
    • After #6: Thanos Imperative: Devastation (2011) #1

 

Extra team reading:

  • She-Hulk: Cosmic Collision (2009) #1

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  • Extra Star-Lord:
    • Thanos (2003) #8-12
  • Extra Rocket:
    • She-Hulk (2005) #1
    • Annihilators (2011) #1-4 [B Stories] (Features Lylla and Halfworld!)
    • Annihilators: Earthfall (2011) #1-4 [B Stories]
  • Extra Groot:
    • Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Comics Magazine (2001) #11
    • Nick Fury’s Howling Commandos (2006) #1-6
    • Marvel Monsters: Monsters on the Prowl (2005) #1
    • New Avengers (2010) #7
    • Annihilators (2011) #1-2 [B Stories]
    • Annihilators: Earthfall (2011) #1-4 [B Stories]
  • Extra Cosmo:
    • Annihilators (2011) #1, 4 [A Stories]
    • Annihilators: Earthfall (2011) #1, 4 [A Stories]
  • Extra Phylla-Vell:
    • Captain Marvel (2002) #16-25
    • She-Hulk (2005) #12-13

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Guardians of the Galaxy (2013)

In 2013, Brian Michael Bendis relaunched the series, loosely inspired by 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy movie. While his run is often criticized for ignoring the continuity of the previous comics, Bendis’ series is easier for new readers and frequently crossed over with his great All-New X-Men series featuring Magik!

Continue with the Magik reading guide to see the full story from the X-Men’s point of view!

  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2013) #0.1, 1-27
    • Prologue: Avengers Assemble (2012) #4-8, Guardians of the Galaxy: Infinite Comic (2013) #1-4
    • After #9: Infinity (2013) #6
    • After #10: Guardians of the Galaxy Infinite (2014) #1
    • After #10-12: All-New X-Men (2013) #22-24
    • After #13: Captain Marvel (2014) #2-3, Free Comic Book Day: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) #1
    • After #17: Thanos Annual (2014) #1
    • After #20: Nova Annual (2015) #1
    • After #23: The Black Vortex (2015)
    • After #27: Guardians of the Galaxy Annual (2015) #1
  • The Black Vortex (2015)
    • Prologue: Legendary Star-Lord (2014) #4-8
    • Guardians of the Galaxy & X-Men: Black Vortex Alpha (2015) #1
    • Guardians of the Galaxy (2013) #24
    • Legendary Star-Lord (2014) #9
    • All-New X-Men (2013) #38-39
    • Guardians Team-Up (2015) #3
    • Guardians of the Galaxy (2013) #25
    • Legendary Star-Lord (2014) #10
    • Cyclops (2014) #12
    • Legendary Star-Lord (2014) #11
    • Guardians of the Galaxy & X-Men: Black Vortex Omega (2015) #1
    • Continue with the Magik reading guide!
  • Guardians 3000 (2015) #1-8
    • Dan Abnett returns to write the classic Guardians of the Galaxy team!

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Extra team reading:

  • Avengers Arena (2013) #3
  • Nova (2013) #1-5, 14-16, 19-20, 29-31
  • Age of Ultron (2013) #10
  • Iron Man (2013) #9-10, 16
  • Avengers (2013) #23
  • Revolutionary War: Omega (2014) #1
  • Silver Surfer (2014) #4
  • Original Sin (2014) #1-8, 5.2
  • Angela: Asgard’s Assassin (2015) #3-6
  • Thanos: The Infinity Revelation (2014) #1
  • Howard the Duck (2015) #1-2
  • Guardians Team-Up (2015) #1-10
  • Extra Star-Lord:
    • Marvel NOW! Point One (2012) #1
    • All-New X-Men (2013) #30
    • Legendary Star-Lord (2014) #1-11
  • Extra Drax:
    • Thanos vs. Hulk (2015) #1-4
  • Extra Rocket & Groot:
    • Free Comic Book Day: Rocket Raccoon (2014) #1 (features Uncle Pyko!)
    • Rocket Raccoon (2014) #1-11
    • Captain Marvel (2014) #7-8
    • Groot (2015) #1-6

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Guardians of the Galaxy: Secret Wars (2015)

After Secret Wars (2015), Bendis continued his run with the numbering restarting from #1. This era featured a number of special miniseries featuring alternate versions of the Guardians, including Guardians of Knowhere and Guardians of Infinity.

  • Secret Wars (2015)
    • Prologue: Avengers (2013) #42
    • Secret Wars (2015) #1-8
    • Giant-Size Little Marvel: AvX (2015) #3-4
  • Guardians of Knowhere (2015) #1-4
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2015) #1-19
    • After #5: Guardians of Infinity (2016) #1-8
    • After #14: Rocket Raccoon (2017) #1-5
    • After #16: Star-Lord (2017) #1-6
    • After #19: Star-Lord Annual (2017) #1, Monsters Unleashed (2017) #1-4, Guardians of the Galaxy (2015) #1.MU
  • Guardians of Infinity (2016) #1-8
    • Dan Abnett introduces the Guardians 1000!

 

Extra team reading:

  • Howard the Duck (2016) #3-6
  • Deadpool vs. Thanos (2015) #1-3
  • Venom: Space Knight (2016) #2
  • Thanos: The Infinity Relativity (2015) #1; Infinity Entity #1; Infinity Finale #1
  • Marvel Tsum Tsum (2016) #1
  • Vote Loki (2016) #4
  • Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic (2016) #1-5
  • Nova (2016) #8
  • Civil War II (2016) #4-6, 8

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  • Extra Star-Lord:
    • Star-Lord and Kitty Pryde (2015) #1-3
    • Inhumans: Attilan Rising (2015) #2
    • Star-Lord (2016) #1-8
    • Captain America: Steve Rogers (2016) #5-6
    • Star-Lord (2017) #1-6, Annual #1
  • Extra Gamora:
    • Contest of Champions (2015) #1-4
  • Extra Drax:
    • Drax (2016) #1-11
  • Extra Rocket & Groot:
    • All-New, All-Different Point One (2015) #1
    • Captain Marvel (2016) #1, 4
    • A Year of Marvels: September Infinite Comic (2016) #1
    • Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (2015) #6
    • Secret Wars: Infinity Gauntlet (2015) #3-5
    • The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Beats Up the Marvel Universe (2016) #1
    • Rocket Raccoon and Groot (2016) #1-10 (#7 features Halfworld!)
    • Rocket Raccoon (2017) #1-5
  • Extra Yondu:
    • Korvac Saga (2015) #1-4
    • Star-Lord (2016) #1-5
    • Solo (2016) #5

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All-New Guardians of the Galaxy & Infinity Wars (2017)

Following Bendis, fan-favorite writer Gerry Duggan took over the series in time for the second Guardians of the Galaxy movie. Often considered some of the best Guardians of the Galaxy comics since Abnett & Lanning, this is not a run to miss!

Duggan continued his work into Infinity Countdown and Infinity Wars, which also brought back Adam Warlock! The series led to a new series of Guardians of the Galaxy comics in 2019, written by Donny Cates.

Continue reading with the Adam Warlock reading guide!

  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Mother Entropy (2017) #1-5
    • Prologue: GotG: Mission Breakout #1, FCBD (All-New GotG) #1, GotG: Dream On #1
  • All-New Guardians of the Galaxy (2017) #1-12, 146-150
    • Prologue: Guardians of the Galaxy: Mother Entropy #1-5
    • After #11: Secret Empire (2017), All-New Guardians of the Galaxy Annual (2017) #1
    • After #150: Infinity Countdown (2018), Infinity Wars (2018)
  • Infinity Countdown (2018) #1-5
    • Prologue: Infinity Countdown: Prime (2018) #1
  • Infinity Wars (2018) #1-6
    • Prologue: Infinity Wars Prime (2018) #1
    • After #6: Infinity Wars: Fallen Guardian (2018) #1, Infinity Wars: ? (2019) #1, Guardians of the Galaxy (2019) #1
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2019) #1-12; Annual #1
    • After #6: GOTG (2019) Annual #1, Marvel Comics (2019) #1000 [V Story]
    • #3-4, 7-8, and 12 feature Lylla and Halfworld!

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Extra team reading:

  • All-New Wolverine (2016) #22-24
  • Secret Empire (2017):
    • Captain America: Steve Rogers (2016) #11
    • Secret Empire (2017) #0-10
    • The Mighty Captain Marvel (2016) #5-8
    • U.S. Avengers (2017) #6
    • Ultimates 2 (2016) #7, 9
    • All-New Guardians of the Galaxy Annual (2017) #1
  • Captain Marvel (2017) #129
  • Shuri (2018) #2-3
  • Deadpool (2018) #1
  • Amazing Spider-Man (2018) #1
  • Cosmic Ghost Rider (2018) #2-3
  • Fantastic Four (2018) #5
  • Silver Surfer: Black (2019) #1
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: The Prodigal Sun (2019) #1
  • Extra Star-Lord:
    • Secret Empire: Brave New World (2017) #3 [B Story]
    • Free Comic Book Day 2018 (Amazing Spider-Man/Guardians of the Galaxy) (2018) #1
    • Old Man Quill (2019) #1-12; Wastelanders: Star-Lord (2021) #1
    • S.W.O.R.D. (2020) #6

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  • Extra Rocket:
    • Deadpool the Duck (2017) #1-5
    • Deadpool (2016) #30
    • Thanos (2016) #4-6 (features Halfworld!)
    • Rocket (2017) #1-6 (Features Lylla!)
    • Avengers: No Road Home (2019) #1-10
    • Marvel Comics (2019) #1001
  • Extra Groot:
    • Doctor Strange (2015) #1.MU
    • I Am Groot (2017) #1-4
  • Extra Drax:
    • Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (2015) #28-30
  • Extra Cosmo:
    • Nova (2016) #2-3
  • Extra Yondu & Kraglin:
    • Asgardians of the Galaxy (2018) #6-7
    • Death’s Head (2019) #1, 4
    • Yondu (2019) #1-5

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Guardians of the Galaxy (2020)

In recent years, Al Ewing took over the title for a fantastic run that explored the history of Star-Lord going all the way back to his first appearance in 1975’s Marvel Preview #4. Ewing’s team also featured Hulkling, Wiccan, and Noh-Varr, so check out the Young Avengers reading guide for more of their adventures!

In the wake of the Guardians’ new popularity, Marvel has also started releasing novels inspired by the comics and the MCU! Our own Luna Gauthier has reviewed Thanos: Titans Consumed and Gamora & Nebula: Sisters in Arms. She especially lauds Thanos: Titans Consumed as “perfect for a summer read by the pool,” rating it 9/10 for its psychological exploration of how Thanos’ childhood led to the villain we know today. 

While Marvel hasn’t published many new Guardians comics since Ewing’s run ended in 2021, the team is finally getting a new series this April, just in time for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3!

  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2020) Prologue
    • Marvel Preview (1975) #4
    • Rocket (2017) #1-6
    • Guardians of the Galaxy (2019) Annual #1 
    • Avengers: No Road Home (2019) #1-10
    • Annihilation: Scourge (2019) Alpha #1, Nova #1, Omega #1
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind (2022) #1
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2023) #1-5 (ongoing)
    • New series starts April 2023!

 

Extra team reading:

  • Women of Marvel (2021) #1 [K Story]
  • Venom (2018) #35
  • Captain Marvel (2019) #32-36
  • Fantastic Four (2018) #42-45
  • Thor (2020) #24
  • Marvel’s Voices: Identity (2022) #1 [C Story]
  • Marvel’s Voices: Pride (2022) #1 [E Story]

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  • Extra Rocket:
    • Marvel (2020) #3
    • Empyre: Aftermath Avengers (2020) #1
    • Symbiote Spider-Man: King In Black (2020) #1-5
    • Strange Academy (2020) #8
    • Cable: Reloaded (2021) #1
    • X-Men (2021) #10-11
    • Hulk: Grand Design – Monster (2022) #1 (features Halfworld!)
  • Extra Groot:
    • Marvel Comics (2019) #1000 [CA Story]
    • Marvel (2020) #4
    • Strange Academy (2020) #8
    • Damage Control (2022) #2
  • Extra Mantis:
    • Marvel Comics (2019) #1000 [CA Story]
    • Empyre (2020) #1-6
  • Extra Cosmo:
    • Annihilation: Scourge (2019) Alpha #1, Omega #1
    • Symbiote Spider-Man: King In Black (2020) #4
    • X-Men (2021) #9
  • Extra Phylla-Vell:
    • Marvel’s Voices (2020) #1 [E Story]
    • The Last Annihilation: Wiccan & Hulkling (2021) #1
    • Genis-Vell: Captain Marvel (2022) #1-4

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Guardians of the Galaxy in Multimedia

After their breakout Marvel Studios film, the Guardians of the Galaxy have taken over video games and animation too! Below is the complete list of Guardians multimedia so far, and we can’t wait for more!

Guardians of the Galaxy in Video Games:

  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series (2017)
    • Tie-in comic: Guardians of the Galaxy: Telltale Games (2017) #1-5
    • Features Halfworld!
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (2021)
    • Prequel novel: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: No Guts, No Glory (2021)
    • Features Halfworld!

 

Extra playing:

  • Marvel Super Hero Squad Online (2011)
  • Marvel: Avengers Alliance (2012)
    • Marvel: Avengers Alliance 2 (2016)
    • Tie-in comic: Marvel: Avengers Alliance (2016) #1-4
  • Marvel Puzzle Quest (2013)
  • Marvel Heroes (2013)
    • Tie-in show: Marvel Heroes: The Chronicles of Doom (2013) S1 E3
  • LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (2013)
    • LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 (2017)
    • Tie-in comic: Marvel Universe Guardians of the Galaxy (2015) #1
    • Features the Guardians 3000!
  • Marvel Contest of Champions (2014)
  • Marvel Future Fight (2015)
  • Marvel Avengers Academy (2016)
  • Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite (2017)
  • Marvel Strike Force (2018)
  • Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order (2019)
  • Marvel Super War (2019)
  • Marvel Duel (2020)
  • Marvel Future Revolution (2021)

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Guardians of the Galaxy in Movies and TV Shows:

  • Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy
    • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
      • Comic cameo: Avengers World (2014) #9
      • Tie-in novel: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Junior Novel (2014)
    • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
      • Prequel comic: Guardians of the Galaxy Adaptation (2017) #1-2
      • Tie-in novel: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: The Junior Novel (2017)
    • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
    • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
      • Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame Prelude (2018) #1-3
    • What If…? (2021) S1 E2, E8-9
    • Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)
    • I am Groot (2022) S1 E1-5
    • The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special (2022)
    • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2023)
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (2015) S1 E1-26; S2 E1-25; S3 E1-26
    • Tie-in comic: Marvel Universe Guardians of the Galaxy (2015a) #1-4; (2015b) #1-23 
    • Tie-in comic: Marvel Universe Guardians of the Galaxy Infinite Comic (2015) #1-10
    • Tie-in comic: Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Infinite Comic (2017) #1
    • S1 E9 and S2 E19 feature Halfworld!

 

Extra watching:

  • Marvel Super Heroes: What The–?! (2009) S1 E34, E37, E41; Specials E30
  • Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes (2010) S2 E6
  • Ultimate Spider-Man (2012) S2 E18, E26; S3 E13
  • Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. (2013) S1 E26; S2 E4, E26
  • Marvel’s Avengers Assemble (2013) S1 E22; S2 E12-13
  • Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers (2014) S1 E24-25, E50-51
  • Marvel Funko Shorts (2016) S1 E2; S2 E1
  • Marvel’s Wastelanders: Old Man Star-Lord (2021) S1 E1-10 (audio only)

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And those are the Guardians of the Galaxy comics! What are you going to add to your reading list next? What are your predictions for Vol. 3? Let me know on Twitter @vinwriteswords and remember to follow the site @MyCosmicCircus for more galactic goodness coming soon! For more information about The Guardians of the Galaxy, visit the official page.

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Check out our full list of comics reading guides here and our Adam Warlock and the High Evolutionary comics guides below!

Adam Warlock Reading Guide

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High Evolutionary Reading Guide

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All images courtesy of Marvel Comics and Marvel/Disney.

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