Dave Galanter
December 1st 1969 - December 12th 2020
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Nose Norton

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Paste Pot Pete 
Wolfman Pete!

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Subj: Re: Rocket Raccoon
Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 10:54:51 pm EST (Viewed 65 times)
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That was in 1988. What a difference 20 years makes. The new team to be called Guardians of the Galaxy started in 2008. I know this is getting off topic for here, but how popular was the comic before the movie?

PPP

Actually '94. (That's where my Marvel reading is right now)

I don't know how popular this incarnation of the team was in the last 6 years, as I haven't bought too many new comics in that time. I know I was very surprized when Marvel started advertising for this movie, and even more surprized when it was a hit! My thoughts on reading that first Rocket Raccoon issue in the Hulk were, "Bill Mantlo made a whole comic based on a Beatles song? And not a very good comic, too!" Not one of their best songs, IMO, either.


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