Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning Talk GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Movie Prelude Comic

Newsarama recently caught up with Guardians of the Galaxy "pioneers," Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning. For those who don't know, these two men are responsible for creating the modern incarnation of the Guardians.Below are some of the highlights of the interview:
  • Issue #1 of the 2-part movie prelude comic will be somewhat of an origin story of Nebula, and will feature Gamora and Thanos. Issue #2 will be a Rocket Raccoon and Groot "heist caper."
  • Abnett and Lanning had to make sure to write the characters as who they are in the movie, not who they are in the comics.
  • DnA were invited to the set by James Gunn on Twitter, after Lanning post a humorous reply to one of Gunn's tweets.
  • Bill Rosemann came up with the idea to bring Rocket Raccoon back into the Marvel Universe in 2008.
  • Lanning's story from the 100th Guardians Issue is being drawn by Phil Jimenez.
Head on over to Newarama for the full interview, which is a great read for fans of Dna's run of Guardians. There are also preview pages from the prelude comic. Make sure to come back and drop us a comment below and let us know what you think!

11 comments:

  1. Anyone else noticed the continuity error in this Nebula pic? In the second image she miraculously has fingerless gloves on when she didn't in previous image. Nice little interview with DnA. Great to hear the cast are ad-libbing. Sounds like the cast are really into their characters.

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    1. I didn't notice that. Thanks for pointing it out. Chris Pratt can ad-lib like crazy. I've seen some hilarious Parks and Recreation bloopers by him.

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    2. Yes he can! His "it says you have network connectivity problems" ad-lib is pure genius!

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  2. Still i wonder why they add that purple in the middle of Nebula's face.

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    1. They probably just thought it would be a cool design. I'm not sure how I feel about it.

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    2. Maybe as an experiment to see if it's possible to make Karen Gillan unattractive. Obviously, they found that it is indeed NOT possible...

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