Tag Archive: rocket raccoon

Oct 01 2014

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of September 2014

Each month, hundreds of comics are released to stores for the hungry masses of fans around the world. To stand out on the shelves, you have to put the great art up front. You can judge a book by its cover.  Welcome back to our continuing monthly column. Except for shamefully missing last month due to our live show …

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Sep 18 2014

Groot and Rocket take over Marvel’s variants in November

If there was every any doubt that Guardians of the Galaxy was the breakthrough hit of the year, then Marvel’s announcement that Rocket Raccoon and Groot will take over the variant covers of November’s slate is further proof. The 20 variant covers will come from the likes of Chip Zdarsky, Tom Fowler, Ulises Farinas, Sandford …

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Jul 03 2014

Graphic Bits Reviews: Rocket Raccoon #1 and Legendary Star-Lord #1

Don’t have time for long reviews of comics? Then check out Graphic Bits: bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. With the pending release of the Guardians of the Galaxy film, Marvel are making sure we are all aware of that fact. This week (2 July …

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Feb 28 2014

Marvel gives Rocket Raccoon his own series from Skottie Young in July

The breakout star of the recent Guardians of the Galaxy trailer was undoubtedly Rocket Raccoon, the pint-sized alien with a penchant for infeasibly large weaponry.  Unsurprisingly, Marvel will give the extraterrestrial procyonid his own series in July. Even more exciting is the news that Skottie Young, known for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz series and virtually every …

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Sep 03 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 70 – Blacksad

In this issue, Rocket Raccoon gets a voice, James Spader puts on robot pants, Vin Diesel teases his Marvel future and the Shuster Awards are announced. All this PLUS our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week, Blacksad: Somewhere Within the Shadows by Juan Diaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido. Hosted by Richard Gray and David McVay and Dave …

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Aug 31 2013

Official: Bradley Cooper to voice Rocket Raccoon in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Following speculation last week, Marvel has officially confirmed that Oscar-nominee Bradley Cooper will voice Rocket Raccoon in the upcoming James Gunn film Guardians of the Galaxy. This now gives us a complete cast listing for all of the main heroes in the film. In a separate interview with Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige in Empire indicates some of …

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Jun 07 2013

James Gunn brings a raccoon to Guardians of the Galaxy set

As speculation continues over who will voice Rocket Raccoon in Marvel’s forthcoming Guardians of the Galaxy (we still desperately want Jason Statham or Ray Winstone for the role), director James Gunn has brought a very special guest to the London set of the film. I've just hired a new gaffer for the shoot. Chewing on …

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Sep 25 2012

Behind The Panels Issue 41 – Guardians of the Galaxy

In this month’s issue Marvel Point One, The Amazing Spider-Man comes to an end, Alan Moore goes out in public, James Gunn is directing Guardians of the Galaxy, future plans for Thanos and The Hulk plus our amazing pick of the week: Guardians of the Galaxy from Marvel. Our next reading assignment: Frank Miller’s The Dark …

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