All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #8

Writer: Gerry Duggan Artist: Marcus To Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 16, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 17
8.5Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

• Place your bets as Star-Lord takes on Talonar of the Raptors over a long-lost cosmic artifact!
•  Plus: One of the Guardians is knocking at death's door...but which?
•  Your all-new guide to Marvel's Galactic Realm continues its adventure through the cosmos!
Rated T+

  • 9.5
    Superbromovies - Ernesto Valenzuela Aug 17, 2017

    While it did feel a bit short in it's length and didn't move the main story forward all that much, it was still great to see the bond between these misfits grow, and I personally cannot wait to see what happens next to these characters. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    IGN - Blair Marnell Aug 17, 2017

    If you needed a reminder of how well this team can work in a comic, then this is definitely for you. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AiPT! - David Brooke Aug 16, 2017

    A fun, one-off sort of issue that Star-Lord fans shouldn't miss. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Multiversity Comics - Kent Falkenberg Aug 21, 2017

    Worth it just for the shot of Rocket slung up in a baby carrier. "I only ask" Don't let Quill see me like a baby." Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    King91173 Aug 18, 2017

    Excellent read and as a Star-Lord fan a long overdue solo quest.
    I do have a question though.

    How does Star-Lord acquire the second nega band? One minute he pinned to the floor. Next he's flying the raptor ship with them both on.

    Did I miss something?

  • 8.5
    ModestMoonMan Aug 18, 2017

    All-New Guardians of the Galaxy is becoming one of the more consistant issue-to-issue comics published by Marvel each month. Duggan seems a perfect fit for this group of characters and the groundwork he's built in the initial story arc is beginning to ramp up. While this issue wasn't perfect, issue #6 was a great ride and I look forward to reading what's next. Especially with the tease on the final page.

  • 8.0
    RustonLF Oct 13, 2017

    I absolutely loved the fact that Duggan and To are having a lot of fun with the power bands in this issue. For those that did not read it, this issue has Peter fighting the leader of the Raptors to get the antidote for a poison that Rocket has been given. Talonar, the leader has one power band and Peter has another that were found in the Guardians ship on a dead astronaut. They both struggle to have control since the bands are usually meant to work together. There is a great mix of humor and action. The art is one of my favorites in the Marvel books with some great details and attempts at some unique visuals. Many of the series have hinted at the fact that many people are gathering artifacts of power for some unknown looming threat. This is more

  • 8.0
    CrazyforRAMU Feb 26, 2018

    Quill fights Talonar, putting it all on the line to save Rocket. The fighting is solid and even while he's being poisoned to death, Rocket drops some funny jokes. Marcus To's art does an excellent job filling in. Gerry Duggan's script employs a few sneaky tricks to dodge complicated situations, but his judgement regarding what gets put on the page is excellent. How are you doing with Talonar's mystery identity? There are enough clues here to nail it, but not so many as to make it a certainty.

  • 7.5
    Tom swift Aug 17, 2017

    Pretty good issue, 'nuff said

  • 7.0
    Rick Jonez Aug 18, 2017

    Oh wow, this book'll be cancelled with this quality of tale. Sure, the comraderie of the team was the crux of the story and they got their happy ending -- but the pace and presentation of story details, and lack thereof, was so frustratingly lacking. The whole Infinity Stone Quest was interrupted again and the exposition of Groot's subplot was unclear.

  • 9.5
    endangered Sep 5, 2017

  • 9.0
    Billyndo Aug 16, 2017

  • 9.0
    Kalaoui Aug 17, 2017

  • 9.0
    Busterhasviews Aug 19, 2017

  • 9.0
    iPodwithnomusic Apr 9, 2018

  • 8.5
    Jabberwocky_Superfly Aug 17, 2017

  • 8.5
    sebastianorellana95 Aug 23, 2017

  • 8.5
    Khan/Murdock Oct 14, 2017

  • 8.0
    jmprados Sep 12, 2017

  • 8.0
    matmene Jul 27, 2018

  • 7.0
    Roseandberg Oct 26, 2017

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