Guardians of the Galaxy #17

Writer: Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning Artist: Brad Walker Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 26, 2009 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 5
8.3Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

A WAR OF KINGS TIE-IN! In order to save the universe, Adam Warlock takes desperate action and seeks the help of allies you won’t believe! This must-read issue will have profound effects not only for the Guardians of Galaxy, but for the very Marvel cosmos itself! It’s more mind-blowing galactic action from the book Ain’t It Cool News describes as “just damn cool…Lanning and Abnett continue doing cosmic right.” Rated T …$2.99

  • 10
    The Weekly Crisis - Ryan Schrodt Aug 28, 2009

    Guardians of the Galaxy has been Marvel's single best time for quite some time, but with this issue, the creative team really kicked it up a notch. This issue excels in all aspects, with the end result not only being the best comic of the week, but also one of the best single issues of the year. You want to know what all the fuss is about with this title? Then pick up this issue and simply revel in its greatness. In a week filled with awesome comics, none could touch Guardians of the Galaxy, my easy pick for Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Aug 29, 2009

    I've said it before and it bears repeating: this is the greatest title you are not currently reading (unless you are reading it!). If you read these reviews looking for a book to sample, stop right now. Get yourself $3 and go try this book out. This issue is an excellent sample of feel this title has been working on. There's a lot to read through here, and on first flip, it may seem burdensome, but Abnett and Lanning make this an enjoyable read. Each issue has subsequently trumped the previous issue, but not in simple one-upsmanship. Abnett and Lanning have been using the stories to build a bigger universe. What started with a handful of seemingly throwaway characters has evolved into a cornerstone of the cosmic side of the Marvel universe. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Sep 7, 2009

    Gamora's combat-skill and Adam's brutal naivete earns3. Read Full Review

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