Guardians of the Galaxy #2

Writer: Collin Kelly Artist: Kev Walker, Jackson Lanzing Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 17, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 35
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The Guardians are caught in the middle of a civil war! Will the Guardians be able to stop it, or was it already lost from the start? Grootfall is coming, and it does not take sides?!
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  • 10
    But Why Tho? - William Tucker May 17, 2023

    Guardians of the Galaxy #2 continues to set a new tone for the group. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    COMICON - Scott Redmond May 19, 2023

    Downtrodden superheroes with a sci-fi western flavoring is the perfect space for the ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy' to call home, even if the heroes are near their breaking point. Plenty of bright character moments with rougher elements coming into play through the visuals & overall story make this second entry of the series pretty solid. Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    Comic Watch - Tyler Davis May 17, 2023

    Guardians of the Galaxy #2has a lot more to do and say than the first issue, making it a potentially stronger hook for those teetering after a good, albeit thin, first issue. Without the need for the setup, the writing duo has the ability to enrich and flesh out the team, giving them a few more shades of required depth under this creative team. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Jenna Anderson May 17, 2023

    I will gladly read a hundred or so issues of what Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing, Kev Walker, and company have in store for this seres, and this issue proves why. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    The Comicbook Dispatch - StoryBabbler May 18, 2023

    Guardians of the Galaxy #2 brings a new chapter in this space western style tale. Star Lord has the team try to play peacemakers but it blows up in their faces and action ensues. Unfortunately, the action is pretty short-lived and since there are no real stakes, it's more of a waiting game while getting through all of the exposition from these new alien races introduced in this run. Ultimately, the comic is used to build up the danger of the impending “Grootfall” and hopefully the next issues follow through on it. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weird Science Marvel Comics - mrgabehernandez May 19, 2023

    Guardians of the Galaxy #2 is filled with excellent character-building and great art, but the plot is essentially a repeat of the first issue, and the big wow moment from #1 (Grootfall) gets no development at all. Read Full Review

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