Thursday, October 13, 2016

Guardians of the Galaxy: Prelude

*Book source ~ Library
Title ~ Prelude
Series ~ Guardians of the Galaxy
Author ~ Various
Illustrator ~ Various
Publisher ~ Marvel
Published ~ 8 July 2014
Genre ~ Graphic Novel | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
Pages ~ 168

My Rating ~ 3 bites

Ok, so I’ve never seen the movie and I’ve never read any of the comics. Now, I’ve watched other Marvel movies, so I have an idea who Thanos is and the gems. But everything else is new to me. I don’t know who all the players are like Nebula, Gamora, Tivan and someone named Ronan, but I’m sure it’ll come together eventually. I only enjoyed 3 of the 7 offerings in this volume. That includes story and artwork.

For Prelude 1 & 2 and the last one, Dangerous Prey, I give 5’s to story and artwork. I love the artwork so much! It’s gorgeous! I can’t stand the artwork for the middle stories (Beware the Blood Brothers, The Power of Warlock, Rocket Raccoon and the Groot one) and the plots are meh. I can’t even tell what the actual titles are because there’s stuff written everywhere. They’re confusing and the artwork is too garish, simplistic, busy and comic-booky. Blerg.


  1. While I saw and really enjoyed the movie, I've never read any of the original comics. I'm glad that you enjoyed this one! :)

    1. I'm extremely late to the comics game and it's very confusing. lol I really do need to watch the movie though. :)

  2. I have heard of Guardians of the Galaxy, but haven't seen the movies or anything. Glad you did enjoy two of the stories. I wonder why the style varied so much between the stories. It sounds like the plot and artwork of the middle stories is totally different from the other ones.

    1. I guess because it's a collection with various authors and illustrators, giving them a chance to shine. Some I liked better than others, just like novel anthologies. :)