Comic-Con 2012: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Team Line-Up Revealed
by Ethan Anderton
July 14, 2012
As expected, Marvel brought the thunder for their movie panel in Hall H, and the news came flowing like a dam had just exploded at Marvel Studios. Stay tuned for our news on the Thor and Captain America sequels, but when it comes to their new ambitious property, Guardians of the Galaxy, we finally have some real news. For those rabid fans who have been waited with bated breath to hear about this cosmic comic book adaptation, the time has come for you to learn the full line-up. Groot, Drax, Gamorra, Star Lord and yes, Rocket Raccoon, are your Guardians of the Galaxy. And we have our first good look below.
Here's the first concept art from Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, updated in high res from Disney:
Of course, we don't have a writer or director for the film just yet, but knowing the team line-up is a pretty damn good announcement for fans. For those who haven't been following or just have no idea about this comic series, here's some information. Created in 1969 with a new team assembled in 2008, Guardians of the Galaxy is set in the 31st century of an alternate timeline of the Marvel Universe where a group of alien beings, each the last of their kind, defend Earth. We'll hear more soon, but the film is already slated for release on August 1st, 2014. Stay tuned for more of Marvel's second phase of their cinematic universe!