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Issue Details

Issue #8
Published February 2009
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 2.99 USD
Pages 36
Editing Michael Horwitz (Assistant Editor); Bill Rosemann (Editor); Joe Quesada (Editor-in-Chief)
Notes U.S. on sale date: 2009-01-02

Cover Details - "War of Kings"

Characters King Blastaar
Genre Superhero; Science Fiction
Pencils Clint Langley
Inks Clint Langley
Colors Clint Langley

1 page Guardians of the Galaxy recap "Recap"

Genre Superhero; Science Fiction
Script Dan Abnett ?; Andy Lanning ?
Letters typeset
Notes Recap of story to date and character list.

22 page Guardians of the Galaxy story "Past Mistakes"

Characters Guardians of the Galaxy [Bug; Groot; Major Victory [Vance Astro]; Mantis; Rocket Raccoon]; Adam Warlock; Gamora; Star-Lord [Peter Jason Quill]; Ronan the Accuser; The Kree; Skrulls (villains; corpses); Universal Church of Truth (villains); King Blastaar (villain); The Badoon (villains); Cardinal Arokine (villain)
Synopsis "All hail Blastaar, King of the Negative Zone! As Rocket Raccoon attempts to pull a new team of Guardians together, the big question is... what the d'ast happened to Star-Lord? Prepare for major curve balls and hi-octane action as Star-Lord squares off against the new warlord ruler of the Negative Zone....Blastaar! Just what is this feared FF foe planning to do with a certain high tech prison full of some of the Marvel Universe's worst super-offenders? And how does this all lead to War of Kings?" [per solicitation]
Genre Superhero; Science Fiction
Script Dan Abnett; Andy Lanning
Pencils Brad Walker
Inks Victor Olazaba
Colors Wil Quintana
Letters Joe Caramagna of Virtual Calligraphy [as VC's Joe Caramagna]