Marvel superhero fans have a reason to celebrate as Marvel Comics has revealed its plans to relaunch the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' comic book series in 2019. Reportedly, the publishing house finally decided to relaunch the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' series, nine months after the previous series of this superhero franchise came to an end. On Tuesday, September 4, Marvel Entertainment took to Twitter and unveiled the poster of the upcoming comic book series which is slated to launch in January 2019. The poster hash-tagged 'Who Are The Guardians' will be scripted by Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw.
In fact, media reports state that in the upcoming venture Marvel might introduce some new characters. The poster consisted of characters from the past and present, including Thor and its supporting character Beta Ray Rill, two X-Men-related intergalactic groups (the Imperial Guard and the Star Jammers) and Cosmic Ghost Rider, which is a recently created character having the characteristics of both the famous characters of Ghost Rider and the Punisher.
The renowned American comic book series was transformed into a film of the same name that released in 2014. The story of the fiction fantasy-science fiction film revolves around a group of interstellar rouges who turned superheroes in order to save the universe. The James Gunn directorial 'Guardians of the Galaxy' premiered on August 21, 2014. Produced under the banner of Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it was the tenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The movie starred Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel (voice of Groot), Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close and Benicio del Toro.
The movie was followed by a sequel titled 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' that was released in the US last year on May 5, 2017. With the same lead cast featuring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel (voice of Groot), the film was also a box office hit. The third instalment of the film titled 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' which was initially staled for a 2020 release, might get delayed after director James Gunn was fired from the project.