The Prodigal Sun: Guardians Of The Galaxy #1
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The Prodigal Sun: Guardians Of The Galaxy #1

Writer: Peter David Artist: Francesco Manna Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: September 11, 2019 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 9
6.8Critic Rating
6.4User Rating

PRODIGAL finally returns home, only to find the situation is far worse than he's left it.  His father is dead, Prodigal is an outlaw, and the Guardians of the Galaxy are covering the back of Prodigal's greatest enemy: his own brother. The conclusion to the Prodigal Sun trilogy.
  Rated T+

  • 8.0 - Megan Peters Sep 11, 2019

    The issue reads like a breeze with some gorgeous artwork added in, leaving fans eager to learn more about Luuk and his future on the throne. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    Multiversity Comics - Michael Govan Sep 16, 2019

    The Prodigal Son returned but now he's gone. Let's just move on. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Psycamorean Sep 13, 2019

    Not big on this ending.

  • 8.5
    rayonymous Sep 16, 2019

    A fitting conclusion to a 3-part story. It takes a bit of a jump in the narrative to cover a lot of subject, expected one from the beginning due to the nature of this series but it doesn't feel like it's too little or too much and it's considerably well paced to be honest. I'm not familiar with current Guardians of the Galaxy and its members, it takes a good time in introducing them to new readers like me. I thought the family dynamics and politics was well made, like the harsh relationship between brothers, Luuk and Prah'D'gul, and people of his world wanting Luuk to remain seated as the successor even after knowing he killed his own father. The revelation of Prodigal being an adopted child was also timely, reminded me of the moment when S more

  • 5.5
    CrazyforRAMU Mar 31, 2020

    Somebody should tell Peter David that they don't have an Eisner category for "most abrupt shaggy dog ending" yet.

  • 1.0
    Jon Comics Jan 26, 2020

    Maybe a 1 seems a little excessive, but it pretty much sums up the total inability of this miniseries to justify its existence.
    Prodigal is sort of interesting but this issue’s biggest offense comes from having the Guardians of the Galaxy act totally out of character (spolers) allowing a madman to exile thousands if not millions of people and destroy a world.

  • 9.0
    EdNothIng Sep 12, 2019

  • 7.5
    Grifter Sep 15, 2019

  • 7.0
    Radar Sep 14, 2019

  • 6.5
    Maker Sep 13, 2019

  • 6.0
    tonpas1989 Nov 24, 2019

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