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EXCLUSIVE: Marvel Announces Guardians Of Infinity

Jamie Lovett

08/27/2015

Marvel Comics has revealed Guardians of Infinity #1, the first issue of a brand new series featuring multiple generations of Guardians of the Galaxy. The series is written by Guardians fan favorite Dan Abnett, and features art by Carlo Barberi.

Guardians of Infinity stars characters from Guardians 3000,as well as characters like Drax, Rocket Raccoon, and Groot from the modern team. In addition, the series will introduce a brand new team, the Guardians 1000. The series’ opening story arc will see all three versions of the Guardians of the Galaxy teaming up for cosmic adventure.

To top it all off, each issue will feature a backup story by top Marvel Comics talents. Guardians of Infinity #1 kicks it off, with a Rocket Raccoon and The Thing team-up story by Jason Latour and Jim Cheung.

Look for Guardians of Infinity #1 in December. Official solicitation text follows.

GUARDIANS OF INFINITY #1
Written by DAN ABNETT & JASON LATOUR
Art by CARLO BARBERI & JIM CHEUNG
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
Variant Cover by CARLO BARBERI

IN THE INFINITE EXPANSE OF TIME AND SPACE IS THERE ROOM FOR MORE GUARDIANS? YOU BET THERE IS!

Defending the galaxy is a good gig, but Drax isn’t thrilled with the combat hours (not enough of them) and Rocket isn’t thrilled with the compensation (not enough of it). They’re off on an adventure to supplement both, and Groot is happy to come along. But instead of the perks they want, they’re about to get more trouble than they can handle. Good thing the Guardians 3000 are on hand to help! But what about…THE GUARDIANS 1000??!!

Also in this issue, Latour and Cheung tell a one-off story of Ben Grimm and Rocket Raccoon, stuck on a planet where culture is based on Earth-style professional wrestling…but the stakes are life and death! THIS AIN’T KAYFABE, BROTHER!

So what do you think ComicBook.com readers, will you pick this up? Let us know in the comments below!

(Photo: Marvel Comics/Jim Cheung)
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