Marvel Lays the Groundwork for the Next Coming Cosmic Spectacle

A whole host of cosmic characters had been seized by the Universal Church.

By the close of the problem, Quasar, Darkhawk, along with a whole host of cosmic characters had been seized by the Universal Church of Truth, who’s been operating with a mind-controlled Cosmo to monitor those that were launched through the black hole sooner in the Guardians run. In the aftermath of this FINAL GAUNTLET, the Guardians of the Galaxy are taking some well deserved R&R.

This week, Guardians of the Galaxy Annual hit the shelves at your local comic store.

Guardians of the Galaxy Annual hit the shelves at your local comic store.

Guardians of the Galaxy Annual #1 hit the shelves at your local comic store.

However, their vacation is going to be cut short when a recognizable, but radically strong enemy yields. This week, Guardians of the Galaxy Annual #1 hit the shelves at your local comic store and not even halfway through the first narrative, it had already started setting the groundwork for its next large cosmic spectacle in the House of Ideas. Full spoilers up ahead for the Guardians of the Galaxy annual. Proceed with caution if you haven’t read it yet! GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #7 In a particularly poignant story –“A Long Time in Politics” from Al Ewing, Yildiray Cinar, and Rain Beredo — featuring Nova and Quasar, the former describes how the universe is slowly devolving into chaos. Besides this Kree Civil War, which was touched on at the pages of the Death of the Inhumans mini-series, Richard Rider reminds his cosmic buddy that the Skrulls, Shi’ar, Centauri, and other factions are likely going to wind up going to war sooner or later.

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Battles building up over several titles as Annihilation, War of the Kings.

Battles building up over several titles as Annihilation, War of the Kings.

Battles building up over several titles as Annihilation, War of the Kings.

The death of Rocket begins here in “FAITHLESS” Part 1 Obviously, it seems as if a different cosmic occasion could be coming up over the year. As with cosmic events previously, the seeds to the narrative have been implanted incredibly early, together with the battles building up over several titles. I mean, consider Annihilation, War of the Kings or even the latest Infinity Wars run. Now sure, this may not be contributing to a massive event like the three above titles, but it might seem to be establishing quite the dramatic narrative arc at Guardians of the Galaxy. In fact, a teaser at the end of the issue mentioned it’d last in Guardians of the Galaxy #7 outside this summer. The solicitation for that comic is below.

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #7 Cover by DAVID MARQUEZ DONNY CATES (W) • GEOFF SHAW (A) The passing of Rocket starts here in”FAITHLESS” Part 1 32 PGS. /Rated T+ …$3.99 CARNAGE-IZED VARIANT COVER BY GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI In the Wake of this FINAL GAUNTLET, some is being taken by the Guardians of the Galaxy. However, once a recognizable, but strong enemy yields their holiday is going to be cut short.

Source: Comicbook, Comicvine