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Marvel Boy goes full Adam Ant in Guardians of the Galaxy #7 preview

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After the events of Empyre, there is a "new age of space" coming to Marvel's cosmic comic book titles - and October 21's Guardians of the Galaxy #7 looks to be the first building blocks to that.

In this preview of the issue by writer Al Ewing and artist Marcio Takara, Nova's Guardians team is attending a space conference for all the major alien governments called for by the Kree/Skrull Alliance's leader, Dorrek VIII (a.k.a. Hulkling). Nova is representing Earth, while Marvel Boy is there for the Utopian Kree.

Take a look - and check out Marvel Boy's Adam Ant Goody Two-Shoes era threads:

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(We weren't kidding about the Adam Ant references, were we?)

"In the wake of Empyre, the political map of the galaxy has been redrawn - which means it's time for a nice, peaceful diplomatic conference," reads Marvel's solicitation for Guardians of the Galaxy #7. "As the new ambassador for the Utopian Kree, Marvel Boy made a solemn promise to be on his best behavior… so how come his fellow diplomats are being murdered one by one - and it looks like he's the killer?"

Marvel Boy and Nova aren't alone at the conference - their Guardians teammates of Hercules, Moondragon, Phyla-Vell, and Groot are with them. In the preview, Nova also brings up Marvel Boy's budding romance with Hercules.

Guardians of the Galaxy #7 goes on sale October 21. 

Read our recent interview with Al Ewing about his upcoming plans for Guardians of the Galaxy.

Chris has covered comic book news for Newsarama since 2003, and has also written for USA Today, Life, Entertainment Weekly, Publisher's Weekly, Marvel Entertainment, TOKYOPOP, AdHouse Books, Cartoon Brew, Bleeding Cool, Comic Shop News, and CBR. He is the author of the book Modern: Masters Cliff Chiang, co-authored Art of Spider-Man Classic, and contributed to Dark Horse/Bedside Press' anthology Pros and (Comic) Cons. He has acted as a judge for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the Harvey Awards, and the Stan Lee Awards. Chris is a member of the American Library Association's Graphic Novel & Comics Round Table.