Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Groot might all have found success as the Guardians of the Galaxy on the big screen, but they weren't always that super-team. They weren't even the first! Marvel are bringing back the original Guardians in a new comic penned by Dan Abnett starting this October.

Marvel have released preview pages from Guardians 3000 #1, which sees Vance Astro, Yondu, Starhawk, Martinex and Charlie-27 slugging it out with the Badoon, and in one variant cover, a giant space frog - which is honestly pretty fantastic. Written by Dan Abnett (who, along with Andy Lanning, brought together GOTG's movie team for the first time in 2008) with art by Gerado Sandoval, the series sees the team investigating an even great threat behind their arch-nemeses, the Badoon:

Brought together by fate, Vance Astro, Yondu, Martinex, Starhawk and Charlie-27 battle to liberate an enslaved galaxy from the menace of the Badoon! But what happens when they discover something behind the Badoon…something even worse than they could've ever imagined?

The very future is in danger, and its only salvation rests in the hands of a ragtag group of bombastic freedom fighters! But to save the future, they must look to the past, and the discovery of a mysterious young girl named Geena Drake could hold the key to saving all of reality. If you thought the Marvel Universe was dangerous, just wait till you get a look at it in the 31st Century!

Check out more preview pages and variant covers at the link below.

[Den of Geek US]

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