Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1: The Final Gauntlet TPB Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1: The Final Gauntlet TPB - Written by Donny Cates. Art by Geoff Shaw. Cover by David Marquez.

The universe is on fire. Hundreds of worlds are at war.

Never has there been such hatred and division across the cosmos. Now, more than ever, the Galaxy needs Guardians - but in the aftermath of the Infinity Wars, who is left to answer the call?

On the plus side, Thanos is dead - but long live the new Thanos! Who will it be? And can the Guardians find them before everything comes crashing down?

They're not the only ones on the hunt, though. Who are the Dark Guardians? And what does the search for Thanos' successor have to do with Hela, goddess of death?

Prepare for the Guardians vs. the Dark Guardians vs. the Black Order! It's all-out chaos, and it's about to get worse. Could the Mad Titan be fighting his way back from the grave?!

Collecting GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2019) #1-6.

Rated T - 144 pgs./$17.99 - On Sale August 14th


Champions #9 Champions #9 - Written by Jim Zub. Art by Steven Cummings. Cover by Kim Jacinto.

Who has betrayed the Champions, and who can they trust?

Miles Morales returns, but will it be in time to save his friends?

Rated T+ - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale September 4th


Champions #10 Champions #10 - Written by Jim Zub. Art by Steven Cummings. Cover by Kim Jacinto.

The next generation made a vow to do better.

Now, they have to live up to it, as the future of the Champions hangs in the balance.

Rated T+ - 32 pgs./$3.99 - On Sale October 2nd

FINAL ISSUE

Series #2 - NOVA #9
Cover Date: September 1994
Writer/Artist: Chris Marrinan
Inker: Mark Stegbauer
Cover Artists: Marrinan & Stegbauer
Letterers: Starkings/Comicraft
Colorist: Tom Smith
Editor: Rob Tokar
Cover Title: "At War With Warhead!"
Story Title: "Enter: Chaos Part Two!"

Two members of Shatterforce are preparing to kill Nova with power blasts set to maximum power!

However, before they can destroy their foe, Shatterforce finds their own spincraft vehicle coming for them! Nova's friends, Bernie Dillon and Roger "Caps" Cooper, had found the craft and decided to use it to save their friend. The third member of Shatterforce, Strangler, is barely hanging on the outside of the vehicle!

The distraction is enough for Nova to regain consciousness and knock the villains off their feet. As they battle, Nova discovers Shatterforce is hunting him due to his involvement with the earlier satellite hijacking attempt. Meanwhile, Bernie and Roger are doing their best to shake Strangler from the spincraft. Their efforts aren't enough to prevent the villain from ripping his way into the craft.

Knowing he has to rescue his friends quickly, Nova unleashes a powerful optic blast at Murder and Warhead! They are both knocked unconscious. The Human Rocket speeds up to the spincraft and tosses Strangler towards the ground. Nova takes the controls and stabilizes the spincraft. Suddenly, Warhead blasts his way into the ship! He is glowing red-hot with nuclear energy and determined to kill Nova! The two fiercely exchange punches as the spincraft spins out of control. A stray blast from Warhead's boot destroys the craft's controls and the ship begins to break up! Nova angrily blasts Warhead with an optic blast which turns his foe back to normal.

As they head towards a crash landing, Warhead accuses Nova of killing his brother and he must have revenge. The Human Rocket denies any knowledge of the villain's family and that he's killed anyone. Before he can learn anything else from Warhead, Nova is forced to grab his friends and rush them to safety.

Meanwhile, a shadowy man wearing an eyepatch is talking on the phone with the President of the United States. The man informs the President that he is putting a team together to question Nova regarding the satellite incident.

Back in Alphabet City, Rich Rider and his friends return to their apartment. Roger tosses Rich a shaken beer which sprays wildly when he opens it!

Elsewhere, a janitor stops a well-dressed man as he leaves his office. The janitor tells Mr. Benchley to stop working so hard on an investigation. Before he can even move, Mr. Benchley is murdered by a single punch. The janitor leaves stating he has other jobs to finish.

Back at a secret installation, a meeting is being held by three individuals. Their conversation indicates they are responsible for the Shatterforce, the satellite incident and the death of Mr. Benchley. The meeting consists of a woman named Thera, a man called Maxov and led by an individual known as the Planner. Maxov gives an update on his latest project called Ram's Head. Project Ram's Head is dedicated to the domination of the Solar System and all future space travel. He indicates the project is proceeding smoothly due to help from their "visitors" and should be operational in six months.

The Planner is pleased with the news but wants no more interference from Earth's super-heroes. To meet his goal, he orders the capture and termination of Nova!

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