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Continuing our series of profiles of the characters who will star in the upcoming "Guardians of the Galaxy" feature film, this week we’re going to examine one of Marvel’s most enduring cosmic heroes, the relentless engine of destruction known as Drax The Destroyer.
Drax was created by writer/artist Jim Starlin in 1973’s Iron Man #55, the same issue that would introduce the death-worshipping villain Thanos, whose bid for godhood continued in the pages of Starlin’s epic run on Captain Marvel.
As revealed in Captain Marvel #31, Drax had once been been real estate agent Arthur Douglas, who while travelling with his family down a deserted Nevada highway had the misfortune of encountering one of Thanos’ scouting ships. Determined not to have his presence on Earth revealed until he was ready to unfold his plan, Thanos fired on the Douglas’ family car, killing Douglas and his wife, although their daughter escaped the wreckage, »
- Matt Adler
Famed horror artist Dan Brereton provided the monster action for the cover of Volume 2 of Flesh and Blood, the acclaimed horror graphic novel series from Monsterverse, and of course we have a look at it right here!
From the Press Release:
Vampires, a werewolf, and Baron Frankenstein collide in the second book of the award-winning graphic novel series from Monsterverse, Flesh and Blood. Superbly written by Robert Tinnell and illustrated with eerie elegance by Neil Vokes, Book Two is colored with a master's passion by Matt Webb. If you thought the first volume rocked the world of horror comic books and graphic novels, you will not be able to put down the second book, which has more dark intrigue, heart-stopping action, epic adventure, sensual eroticism, and shocking twists than ever before!
It also includes two back-up features - Operation: Satan by Tinnell and artist Bob Hall and the new Frankenstein by Tinnell and Adrian Salmon. »
- The Woman In Black
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