Guardians of Galaxy #2 - Road to Annihilation
(2017)

Marvel, 2017 Series
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Price
34.99 USD; 45.00 CAD
Pages
420
On-sale Date
2017-04-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines
T+
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Worldwide, Inc.
Brand
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN
978-1-302-90442-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781302904425
Editing
Mark D. Beazley (collection editor); Caitlin O'Connell (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

Collects Sensational She-Hulk (Marvel, 1989 series) #44-46, Thanos (Marvel, 2003 series) #7-12, Marvel Monsters: Monsters on the Prowl (Marvel, 2005 series), and Nick Fury's Howling Commandos (Marvel, 2005 series) #1-6 and #1 Director's Cut.

Road to Annihilation Vol.2 (Table of Contents)

Guardians of the Galaxy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nic Klein
Inks
Nic Klein
Colors
Nic Klein
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rocket Raccoon; Groot; Starlord [Peter Quill]

Road to Annihilation (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Studio F
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Thanos; Starlord [Peter Quill]; Gladiator [Kallark]

Indexer Notes

Title page.
Image is taken from the cover of Thanos (Marvel, 2003 series) #12.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Credits page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Quasar / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Mike Manley
Inks
Dan Panosian
Colors
Paul Becton
Letters
Janice Chiang
Editing
Len Kaminski (Managing Editor); Howard Mackie (Group Editor);Tom DeFalco (Editor-in-Chief)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! What--?
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Krakoa; Rocket Raccoon; Alpha the Ultimate Mutant; Jack of Hearts
Synopsis
One page only (story page 4). As part of a mass escape from the enigmatic Stranger's laboratory-world, Rocket Raccoon made a one-panel appearance.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

She-Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Byrne

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sorry, guys.
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]
Reprints

Cognito (Table of Contents: 5)

She-Hulk / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
John Byrne

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Weezi Mason; Skrulls; Razorback; Taryn O'Connell; Rocket Raccoon (cameo); U.S. Archer; D'Bari
Synopsis
She-Hulk goes to the Dandesh System to rescue Razorback and Taryn O'Connell from the D'Bari. Unfortunately, The Skrulls are there to destroy the planet.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Contains flashback to UNCANNY X-MEN #135 (Destruction of the D'Bari's world) and flashback to AVENGERS #4 (a member of the D'Bari species is tricked into attacking the Avengers by Namor); Story continued in THE SENSATIONAL SHE-HULK #45.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

She-Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Byrne

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She-Hulk!! Weezi!!
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Weezi Mason; Razorback; Taryn O'Connell; Rocket Raccoon
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

She-Hulk / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
John Byrne

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rocket Raccoon!! How in heck did he get here?
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Weezi Mason; Skrulls; Razorback; Taryn O'Connell; Rocket Raccoon; U.S. Archer; D'Bari; Ovoid; Retread; Dr. Doom; Reed Richards (flashback from Fantastic Four #10 for origin of Ovoid)
Synopsis
While in prison, an Ovoid teaches She-Hulk how to switch minds with another person. She-Hulk attempts to switch minds with Weezi Mason, who is still on the Skrull ship, with disastrous consequences.
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Indexer Notes

Story continued from The Sensational She-Hulk #44; Story continued in The Sensational She-Hulk #46; First 11 pages contain She-Hulk pin-ups interspersed within the story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

She-Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Weezi Mason
Reprints

Oops! (Table of Contents: 9)

She-Hulk / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
John Byrne

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Weezi Mason; Taryn O'Connell; Ovoid; U.S. Archer; Skrulls; Razorback; Rocket Raccoon; D'Bari (revealed to be the Carbon Copy Men)
Synopsis
She-Hulk and friends against the D'Bari (revealed to really be the Carbon Copy Men).
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Indexer Notes

Continued from The Sensational She-Hulk #45

Many Happy Returns (Table of Contents: 10)

She-Hulk / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan Slott
Pencils
Juan Bobillo
Inks
Marcelo Sosa
Colors
Dave Kemp
Letters
Dave Sharpe

Genre
superhero
Characters
She-Hulk; Augustus Pugliese; Charles Czarkowski; Rocket Raccoon
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First page only.

Samaritan Part 1 of 6 (Table of Contents: 11)

Thanos / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Dave Stewart
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thanos
Reprints
Keywords
cosmic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Thanos / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen
Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Christie Scheele; Krista Ward
Letters
Dave Sharpe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thanos; Swad; Cole; Kika; Death
Synopsis
Thanos arrives at Kyln.
Reprints
Keywords
cosmic

Samaritan Part 2 of 6 (Table of Contents: 13)

Thanos / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Keith Giffen
Colors
Chris Sotomayor
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thanos
Reprints
Keywords
cosmic

Dark Alliances (Table of Contents: 14)

Thanos / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen
Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Christie Scheele; Krista Ward
Letters
Dave Sharpe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thanos; Kika; Cole; Swad; Moloka Dar; Starlord [Peter Quill] (re-intro); Gladiator [Kallark]; Cleric; Mynx
Synopsis
Thanos tours the Kyln and finds out that a being of infinite power has been unleashed: The Beyonder.
Reprints
Keywords
cosmic

Indexer Notes

Reintroduction of Peter Quill as Star-Lord, first since Marvel Premiere #61 (August 1981). The 1997 series featured a different character.

Samaritan Part 3 of 6 (Table of Contents: 15)

Thanos / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Chris Sotomayor
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thanos
Reprints
Keywords
cosmic

Divine Madness (Table of Contents: 16)

Thanos / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen
Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Christie Scheele; Krista Ward
Letters
Dave Sharpe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Swad; Cole; Kika; Moloka Dar; Gladiator [Kallark]; The Beyonder [The Maker; Cosmos]; Skreet; Minx; Starlord [Peter Quill]
Synopsis
Thanos and The Maker meet...with explosive results.
Reprints
Keywords
cosmic

Samaritan Part 4 of 6 (Table of Contents: 17)

Thanos / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Chris Sotomayor
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thanos
Reprints
Keywords
cosmic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Thanos / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen
Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Christie Scheele; Krista Ward
Letters
Dave Sharpe

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He cannot hide forever.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Kika; Swad; Cole; Thanos; Skreet; Starlord [Peter Quill]; Gladiator [Kallark]; Oracle (flashback cameo); Electron (flashback cameo); The Beyonder [Maker; Cosmos]
Reprints
Keywords
cosmic

Samaritan Part 5 of 6 (Table of Contents: 19)

Thanos / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Keith Giffen
Inks
Keith Giffen
Colors
Chris Sotomayor
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thanos
Reprints
Keywords
cosmic

The Fallen (Table of Contents: 20)

Thanos / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen
Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Kristie Scheele; Krista Ward
Letters
Dave Sharpe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cole; Thanos; Skreet; Starlord [Peter Quill]; The Fallen One; Mynx; Gladiator [Kallark]; Galactus [Galan of Taa]
Synopsis
When the Beyonder escaped, so did another prisoner...Galactus' first herald, the Fallen One.
Reprints
Keywords
cosmic

Samaritan Part 4 of 6 (Table of Contents: 21)

Thanos / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Studio F
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thanos; Starlord [Peter Quill]; Gladiator [Kallark]
Reprints
Keywords
cosmic

Indexer Notes

The cover says part 4 of 6, but it is really part 6 of 6.

Crescendo (Table of Contents: 22)

Thanos / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen
Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Christie Scheele; Krista Ward
Letters
Dave Sharpe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thanos; The Fallen One; Galactus [Galan of Taa]; Skreet; Gladiator [Kallark]; Starlord [Peter Quill]; Earthquake; Astra; Swad; Cole; Kika
Synopsis
Thanos faces the Fallen One to save Galactus...and for other reasons...
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Keywords
cosmic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eric Powell
Inks
Eric Powell
Colors
Eric Powell
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Giant-Man; The Thing; The Hulk; The Beast
Reprints

Good Monsters! (Table of Contents: 24)

Giant-Man; The Thing; The Hulk; The Beast / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Niles
Pencils
Duncan Fegredo
Inks
Duncan Fegredo
Colors
Moose Baumann
Letters
Clem Robins
Editing
Jenny Lee (editor); Mark Paniccia (editor); Nathan Cosby (associate editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Giant-Man; The Thing; The Hulk; The Beast; The Collector
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Howling Commandos / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eduardo Francisco (signed)
Inks
Kris Justice (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Clay Quartermain; Warwolf; Nina Price; Living Mummy; Frankenstein's Monster; The Zombie
Reprints

Creatures on the Loose! (Table of Contents: 26)

Howling Commandos / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen
Pencils
Eduardo Francisco
Inks
Kris Justice; Terry Pallot
Colors
Sotocolor; J. Tai
Letters
Artmonkeys; Dave Lanphear

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Clay Quartermain; Bradley Beemer; Warwolf; Nina Price; Living Mummy; Frankenstein's Monster; The Zombie; Gorilla Man [Ken Hale]; GUESTS: Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan; VILLAINS: Lords of the Living Lightning
Synopsis
Nick Fury puts together a SHIELD unit made of monsters and places them under the unwilling leadership of Quartermian. The Howling Commandos attack a cell of the Lords of the Living Lightning.
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When Bad Monsters Go Good! (Table of Contents: 27)

Howling Commandos / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eduardo Francisco (signed)
Inks
Eduardo Francisco
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
The Zombie
Reprints

Creature Feature (Table of Contents: 28)

Howling Commandos / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen
Pencils
Eduardo Francisco
Inks
Robert Campanella
Colors
Sotocolor; J. Tai
Letters
Artmonkeys; Dave Lanphear

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Clay Quartermain; Bradley Beemer; Warwolf; Nina Price; Living Mummy; Frankenstein's Monster; The Zombie; Gorilla Man [Ken Hale]; Glob; GUESTS: Sasquatch; Brother Voodoo; VILLAINS: Groot; Merlin; CAMEOS: Trolls; Talesti
Synopsis
With the help of Sasquatch, the Howling Commandos capture the monster Groot. Glob is added to the ranks. Merlin arrives in England and starts working his magic at Stonehenge.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Howling Commandos / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Amanda Conner (signed)
Inks
Jimmy Palmiotti (signed)
Colors
Paul Mounts (signed)

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Nina Price; Lilith
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Howling Commandos / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen
Pencils
Dan Norton
Inks
Terry Pallot
Colors
Sotocolor; ?
Letters
Dave Lanphear; Artmonkeys

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...Whether you believe in magic or not is irrelevant.
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Clay Quartermain; Bradley Beemer; Lilith; Nina Price; GUESTS: SHIELD; VILLAINS: Merlin; Talesti; Hellstorm, Son of Satan; Trolls; Lords of the Living Lightning
Synopsis
England falls off the map as Merlin uses his magic to take over. Nina and Lilith are sent in to investigate and find that the old wizard has created a fantasy city of fantastic monsters and beasts as well as gathered some deadly allies.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Howling Commandos / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eric Canete (signed)
Inks
Eric Canete
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Warwolf; Nina Price; Living Mummy; Frankenstein's Monster
Reprints

Assault on Area 13 (Table of Contents: 32)

Howling Commandos / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen
Pencils
Derec Aucoin
Inks
Derec Aucoin
Colors
Sotocolor; J. Tai
Letters
Artmonkeys; Dave Lanphear

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Clay Quartermain; Bradley Beemer; Warwolf; Nina Price; Living Mummy; Frankenstein's Monster; The Zombie; Gorilla Man [Ken Hale]; Glob; Brother Voodoo; GUESTS: SHIELD; VILLAINS: Goom; Groot; Merlin; Talesti; Hellstorm, Son of Satan; Trolls
Synopsis
The Howling Commandos take down another monster, Goom, to add to their collection. Merlin send trolls to attack the Lords of the Living Lightning in order to take over their operation and use their scientific resources to further his plans. He then sends his forces to attack SHIELD's Area 13 where they come up against the Howling Commandos.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Howling Commandos / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eric Canete
Inks
Eric Canete
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Warwolf
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Destroy All Monsters! (Table of Contents: 34)

Howling Commandos / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen
Pencils
Derec Aucoin [as Derec Donovan]
Inks
Derec Aucoin [as Derec Donovan]
Colors
Sotocolor; ?
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy [as VC]; Randy Gentile

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Warwolf [Vince Marcus]; Living Mummy [N'Kantu]; Glob; Frankenstein's Monster; Gorilla-Man [Ken Hale]; the Zombie [John Doe]; Nina Price [Vampire by Night]; Clay Quartermain; Bradley Beemer; Brother Voodoo; SHIELD; Groot; Merlin (cameo); Lilith (cameo); Daimon Hellstrom [Son of Satan] (cameo); Talesti of the Folk (cameo)
Synopsis
Groot switches sides and joins the Commandos. Nina makes a bargain with her captors that will turn them against Merlin. Back at headquarters, Beemer overrides Clay's command and puts humself in charge.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rafa Garres
Inks
Rafa Garres
Colors
?

Characters
Nina Price; Merlin
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

Howling Commandos / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen
Pencils
Mike Norton
Inks
Derec Aucoin; Norman Lee
Colors
J. Tai
Letters
Randy Gentile

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I thought you said this was a precision science?
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Clay Quartermain; Bradley Beemer; Groot; Warwolf [Vince Marcus]; Nina Price [Vampire by Night]; Gorilla-Man [Ken Hale]; Living Mummy [N'Kantu]; Frankenstein's Monster; the Zombie [John Doe]; Glob; Damian Hellstrom [Son of Satan]; Lilith; Merlin; Brother Voodoo; Mole Man; Telesti of the Folk; Grogg; Lords of the Living Lightning; Goom (cameo); Dragoom (cameo); Sasquatch (cameo)
Synopsis
The Commandos attack Merlin with the help of the Mole Man, and though his plans are foiled, Merlin escapes.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

text article / 32 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints
  • An afterword to Nick Fury's Howling Commandos #1, a Director's Cut of Nick Fury's Howling Commandos (Marvel, 2005 series)#1 and a thumbnail gallery collection of covers.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Road to Annihilation Vol.2
    Guardians of the Galaxy
  2. 1. Road to Annihilation
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. ["Hey! What--?"]
    Quasar
  5. 4. ["Sorry, guys."]
    She-Hulk
  6. 5. Cognito
    She-Hulk
  7. 6. ["She-Hulk!! Weezi!!"]
    She-Hulk
  8. 7. ["Rocket Raccoon!! How in heck did he get here?"]
    She-Hulk
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    She-Hulk
  10. 9. Oops!
    She-Hulk
  11. 10. Many Happy Returns
    She-Hulk
  12. 11. Samaritan Part 1 of 6
    Thanos
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Thanos
  14. 13. Samaritan Part 2 of 6
    Thanos
  15. 14. Dark Alliances
    Thanos
  16. 15. Samaritan Part 3 of 6
    Thanos
  17. 16. Divine Madness
    Thanos
  18. 17. Samaritan Part 4 of 6
    Thanos
  19. 18. ["He cannot hide forever."]
    Thanos
  20. 19. Samaritan Part 5 of 6
    Thanos
  21. 20. The Fallen
    Thanos
  22. 21. Samaritan Part 4 of 6
    Thanos
  23. 22. Crescendo
    Thanos
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
  25. 24. Good Monsters!
    Giant-Man; The Thing; The Hulk; The Beast
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Howling Commandos
  27. 26. Creatures on the Loose!
    Howling Commandos
  28. 27. When Bad Monsters Go Good!
    Howling Commandos
  29. 28. Creature Feature
    Howling Commandos
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Howling Commandos
  31. 30. ["...Whether you believe in magic or not is irrelevant."]
    Howling Commandos
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Howling Commandos
  33. 32. Assault on Area 13
    Howling Commandos
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Howling Commandos
  35. 34. Destroy All Monsters!
    Howling Commandos
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
  37. 36. ["I thought you said this was a precision science?"]
    Howling Commandos
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
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