Infinity rages on in the pages of Guardians of the Galaxy #8 and…who’s this new artist? Why, it’s none other than the immortal Francesco Francavilla! He of the impeccable pulp sensibilities and prodigious cover output. Mr. Francavilla is a favorite around the offices here, in case you couldn’t tell. While Guardians of the Galaxy seems, on the surface, to be a little out of his comfort zone, these killer preview pages should convince you otherwise! Here’s what Marvel has to say about it all!
“This October, the Guardians of the Galaxy face the overwhelming might of Thanos and Infinity! Marvel is proud to present your first look at Guardians of the Galaxy #8, from blockbuster writer Brian Michael Bendis and superstar artist Francesco Francavilla! As the Mad Titan and his sinister armies lay siege to Earth, it’s up to Peter Quill and his rag-tag band of heroes to rise up and meet him! The Peak, orbital headquarters of intergalactic peacekeeping force S.W.O.R.D. has been hijacked – and it’s weapons pointed right at Earth! The galaxies most mismatched heroes must give it their all as they attempt a daring rescue mission! But at what cost? Don’t miss Guardians of the Galaxy #8 for the answer!”