Guardians of the Galaxy #19

Guardians of the Galaxy #19

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Valerio Schiti Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 12, 2017 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 10
6.9Critic Rating
6.2User Rating

Brian Michael Bendis' last issue!
•  It's all built to this! GROUNDED comes to a conclusion with this double-sized blockbuster as Brian Michael Bendis wraps up his epic run on GUARDIANS!
•  With the team stuck on Earth and scattered to the winds, could the only thing to bring them together truly be...THANOS?
•  Featuring art by series artist Valerio Schiti and special guest artists to celebrate the end of an era!
Rated T+

  • 9.5
    AiPT! - David Brooke Apr 12, 2017

    A fantastic ending issue that feels big, important, and ends things very well. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Apr 12, 2017

    This issue truly marks the end of an era at Marvel, and Brian Bendis and his collaborators give the Guardians the farewell they deserve. This issue has the scope of a huge event crossover but keeps the focus squarely on the Guardians and their family dynamic. It's a gorgeous comic, and one that manages to be funny and heartfelt in equal measure. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comicosity - Doug Zawisza Apr 14, 2017

    The ending of this issue, and the series(es) is lackluster, more whimper than bang, but Bendis does get a chance to highlight his contributions to the Guardians of the Galaxy brand Ben Grimm, Kitty Pryde, Angela, and Carol Danvers. Its nice to see the Guardians latched into the larger Marvel Universe. That said, I just dont see the need to come back to this segment of the Guardians history at this point, like I regularly go back to re-read the 2008 series from Abnett and Lanning. The team is, essentially, the same as they were when Bendis picked them up in 2012. They have a few more friends, and arent as confined to the stellar settings, but thats about it. Its nice to draw this to a close, but with the artists on hand, I almost think I would have preferred Bendis writing captions for a pin-up issue. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    The Beat - A.J. Frost Apr 13, 2017

    At 5 dollars, this is an investment for all abut the most ardent fans. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Multiversity Comics - Alexander Jones Apr 14, 2017

    Sit Bendis' final issue of Guardians out and hope Marvel takes more chances with the launch of "All-New Guardians of the Galaxy" in May. Read Full Review

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