List of Guardians of the Galaxy members

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The Guardians of the Galaxy are a fictional superhero team that has starred in the comic book series of the same name, published by Marvel Comics. The original team, based in an alternate universe within the Marvel Comics continuity, debuted in the comic book Marvel Super-Heroes #18 (Jan. 1969). Another team, this time based in the mainstream Marvel Universe, debuted in the comic Guardians of the Galaxy (vol. 2) #1 (May 2008).

Modern team[edit]

These are the members of the mainstream Marvel Universe Guardians of the Galaxy team.

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Adam Warlock Him Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 #1 (July 2008)
Drax the Destroyer Arthur Sampson Douglas
Gamora Gamora
Quasar
a.k.a. Martyr
Phyla-Vell Changed name to Martyr in Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 #12 (May 2009).
Rocket Raccoon Rocket Raccoon Served as temporary leader during Star-Lord's absence
Star-Lord Peter Quill Team leader
Groot Groot Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 #7 (January 2009) Appeared as a sapling beginning in Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 #1 (July 2008); joined active team after fully regrowing.
Mantis Mantis Served as an advisor beginning in Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 #1 (July 2008) before becoming an active member.
Major Victory Vance Astro Also member of the alternate reality Guardians of the Galaxy team.
Bug Bug
Jack Flag Jack Flag Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 #9 (March 2009)
Cosmo the Spacedog Cosmo Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 #12 (May 2009) Assisted the team beginning in Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 #1 (July 2008) before officially joining team.
Moondragon Heather Douglas Resurrected by Drax and Phyla-Vell.

Marvel NOW![edit]

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Iron Man Tony Stark Avengers Assemble #8 (October 2012)[1]
Angela Angela Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 3 #9 (February 2014)
Agent Venom Flash Thompson Guardians of the Galaxy Free Comic Book Day
Captain Marvel Carol Danvers Guardians of the Galaxy Free Comic Book Day

Original team[edit]

These are the members of the original, Earth-691 Guardians of the Galaxy team.

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Major Vance Astro
a.k.a. Major Victory
Vance Astro Marvel Super-Heroes #18 (Jan. 1969)
Charlie-27 Charlie-27 Jovian
Martinex Martinex T'Naga Pluvian
Yondu Yondu Udonta Centaurian
Starhawk Stakar Ogord Defenders #29 (Nov. 1975) Arcturian
Nikki Nicholette Gold Marvel Presents #4 (Apr. 1976) Mercurian
Aleta Ogord Aleta Ogord Guardians of the Galaxy Annual #1 (1991) Arcturian; unofficial member as of Defenders #29 (Nov. 1975) as co-joined to Starhawk.
Firelord Pyreus Kril Guardians of the Galaxy #4 (Sept. 1990) Also Protector of the Universe; former Herald of Galactus
Replica Guardians of the Galaxy #14 (Jul. 1991) Skrull
Talon Guardians of the Galaxy #20 (Jan. 1992) Inhuman
Yellowjacket Rita DeMara Guardians of the Galaxy #34 (Mar. 1993) Human from the 20th Century

Galactic Guardians[edit]

Character Real Name Joined in Notes
Martinex Martinex T'Naga Guardian of Galaxy Annual #2 (1992) Leader of the Galactic Guardians
Firelord Pyreus Kril
Hollywood
aka Wonder Man
Simon Williams
Mainframe
aka Vision
Phoenix Giraud
Replica
Spirit of Vengeance Wileaydus Autolycus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richards, Dave (14 October 2012). "NYCC: Bendis, McNiven & Wacker Relaunch the "Guardians of the Galaxy"". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 15 October 2012.