Welcome to Journey Into Misery, where I explain complicated comics characters, continuity and concepts to the patient and perpetually perplexed Helena Hart.
This week we’re covering the modern day Guardians of the Galaxy all the way from before they were a team in Annihilation through to the most recent issue of the relaunched comic.
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Annihilation Book 1 by Keith Giffen, Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Mitch Breitweiser, Scott Kolins, Ariel Olivetti and Kev Walker.
Annihilation Book 2 by Keith Giffen, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Simon Furman, Renato Arlem, Gregory Titus and Jorge Lucas.
Annihilation Book 3 by Keith Giffen and Andrea DeVito
Guardians of the Galaxy: The Complete Collection vol. 1 by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning and Paul Pelletier
Annihilation Conquest Omnibus by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Christos Gage, Keith Giffen, Kyle Hotz, Sean Chen, Mike Lily and Timothy Green II.
Guardians of the Galaxy: The Complete Collection vol. 2 by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Brad Walker and Wes Craig.
The Thanos Imperative
Avengers Assemble by Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley.
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Avengers by Brian Michael Bendis, Steve McNiven and Sara Pichelli.
Guardians of the Galaxy: Angela by Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli.
Guardians of the Galaxy/All-New X-Men: The Trial of Jean Grey by Brian Michael Bendis, Stuart Immonen and Sara Pichelli.
Guardians of the Galaxy: Guardians Diassembled by Brian Michael Bendis and Nick Bradshaw.
Guardians of the Galaxy: Original Sin by Brian Michael Bendis and Ed McGuinness.