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) is a fictional superhero
appearing in American comic books
published by Marvel Comics
. Created by Steve Englehart
and Steve Gan
, the character first appeared in Marvel Preview
#4 (Jan. 1976). The son of a human named Meredith Quill and the Spartoi J'son
, Quill assumes the mantle of Star-Lord, an interplanetary policeman.
The character played a role in the crossover
comic book storylines "Annihilation
" (2006) and "Annihilation: Conquest
" (2007), and became the leader of the space
-based superhero team Guardians of the Galaxy
in the 2008 relaunch of the comic of the same name. He has been featured in a variety of associated Marvel merchandise, including animated television series
, and trading cards
. Chris Pratt
portrays the character in the 2014 live-action film Guardians of the Galaxy
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY:
The Guardians of the Galaxy are a fictional spacefaring superhero team that appear in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Dan Abnett andAndy Lanning formed the team from existing and previously unrelated characters created by a variety of writers and artists, with an initial roster ofStar-Lord, Rocket Raccoon, Quasar, Adam Warlock, Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, and Groot.
These Guardians first appeared in "Annihilation: Conquest" #6 (April 2008). A feature film based on this team was released in 2014. A sequel, titledGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, is scheduled to be released in 2017. This Guardians team is the second to operate under the name, following theoriginal team created by Arnold Drake and Gene Colan in 1969.