Top 10 Differences Between Guardians of the Galaxy Movies and Comics

  • Published on May 9, 2017
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    00:38 #10. Yondu
    01:32 #9. Drax the Destroyer Hates Thanos
    02:14 #8. Origin of Gamora
    02:56 #7. Knowhere
    03:37 #6. Ronan the Accuser
    04:13 #5. Drax’s Sense of Humor
    04:58 #4. Origin of Drax the Destroyer
    05:46 #3, #2 & #1: ????
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Comments • 763

  •  8 months ago +3

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    • Martin Liberato
      Martin Liberato 5 months ago


    • melissamcdonald2
      melissamcdonald2 8 months ago

    • AheadClover
      AheadClover 8 months ago +5

      Peters mom called him star lord he says that in vol.2

    • PaperbackWizard
      PaperbackWizard 8 months ago +1

      This video right here is proof that people don't care if the characters look like their comic book counterparts, act like them, or even have the same origin as them. They only care that the movie is "good".

      And that's fine, as long as people will just admit it, and I don't have to hear another argument about how "that's not what they're like in the comics".

  • Howard Ronald
    Howard Ronald 3 days ago

    Yea Drax from the comics was a bad ass

  • Reginald McFarlane
    Reginald McFarlane 6 days ago

    Number 1 should be the difference in Groot's intelligence

  • Samantha Duncan
    Samantha Duncan 10 days ago

    Umm in the end it’s letter Quill mother left calling him Star-Lord get your facts right.

  • Lorderuptshun
    Lorderuptshun 11 days ago

    looks like a terrible film.

  • Kisara Alahakoon
    Kisara Alahakoon 12 days ago

    A real kick ass name Teaserface

  • SomeoneCommenting
    SomeoneCommenting 12 days ago

    Why do comics characters are always so ridiculous? That's why they cannot be done in movies as they were originally designed. No one would believe that crap. Imagine Jackman's Wolverine in his cartoon yellow spandex... Eeeeewwww

  • Chuck Alexander
    Chuck Alexander 13 days ago

    I still can't believe I never heard of GOTG until the first movie came out.

  • Gary Kabler
    Gary Kabler 14 days ago

    I still would have preferred seeing the ORIGINAL GOTG!

  • Evil Smile 邪惡之笑

    but 0.999 = 1
    so its 100% unsafe

  • Raikz
    Raikz 16 days ago

    uhmm Starlord has an Element Gun that shoots "Elements" such as water, fire, nature etc.

  • Gabe Stafford
    Gabe Stafford 16 days ago

    Starlord was a son of a Spartaxian monarch named J'Son. Not a son of a celestial.

  • Yowhatsgood homie
    Yowhatsgood homie 20 days ago +1

    I mean it's a movie they can't touch on all details ps somethings you guys said are in the movie(s)

  • redstormfighter29
    redstormfighter29 23 days ago

    I prefer the GOTG movie version over the comics unlike the Fox Xmen where they should went with the comics instead of completely deviated from the comics

  • Savage Mugz
    Savage Mugz 23 days ago

    7:40 the guy in the front was on plant hulk.

  • Agent_WestCoast A
    Agent_WestCoast A 26 days ago

    The fact that Guardians of the Galaxy was not as popular as other Marvel characters, most people (even comic book lovers) didn't mind the change. It was too entertaining.

  • Biorythym
    Biorythym Month ago

    Originally Star Lord didn't have a father...he was an "immaculate birth" when certain planets came into alingment...because of the contreversy with "someone" else who had an immaculate birth they retconned his origin to be the offspring of a Spartax

  • Auricle
    Auricle Month ago

    Drax really hates thanos in Gotg1, .-.

  • Adam Svanberg
    Adam Svanberg 3 months ago

    Drax says in the end of the movie that its thanos that really must die so

  • alfonzo mendoza
    alfonzo mendoza 4 months ago

    Whoa I think mojo needs to dig more about starlord origins, cuz the one they talked about in the video is based on the comics today , but there's a startlord comic 1979 "starlord marvel preview #4" so they should've started from way back on the late 70s

  • Tom Parham
    Tom Parham 4 months ago

    He has his bigger Mohawk now 😂👍

  • AnnCake
    AnnCake 5 months ago

    Seriously?!?!?! You don't even mention that a big difference from the comics to the movies is Peter's Dad?!?!. They changed it from King of the Spartax Planetary System to A living Planet?!?! That is a HUGE difference to me.

  • Tcat Kidna
    Tcat Kidna 5 months ago

    Did anyone ever actually give a flying fart about the Guardians before the movie came out? Every Marvel comic nerd I talked to figured the movie would tank so hard because no one had really ever heard of them. I mean, the movie was awesome in the end, but we all laughed like crazy when it was announced. Hell, the only reason I KNEW of them was because I read Sonic the Hedgehog at the time and a bunch of the characters from an AU showed up, one of them being Bun-Du (Bunnie Rabbot's alter ego/future whatever).
    The more I learn about the comic versions the more it sounds like the movies are doing a way better job at keeping everything and everyone far more streamlined and interesting.

  • janther72
    janther72 7 months ago


  • TippyWallace
    TippyWallace 7 months ago

    In the 1970s star lord comics , he continued at NASA to get revenge on his mother and and is then captured by some holy figure and is then made into star lords

  • Spartan11117777
    Spartan11117777 7 months ago

    Well they're Different because the Comic Book Lore comes from Earth-616 and everything from the MCU is put in the Earth-199,999.

  • Jorge Mondragon
    Jorge Mondragon 7 months ago

    new subscriber😉✋!

  • Manuel gamer
    Manuel gamer 7 months ago


  • Manuel gamer
    Manuel gamer 7 months ago

    Oi pesoal

  • Kkslipps
    Kkslipps 7 months ago

    starlord was a ravenger with yondu. he became a hero with the guardians after escaping and sticking together for money

  • lenni schmidt
    lenni schmidt 7 months ago

    Helicopter quality description mdsialf present along result bit beauty follow wonder.

  • Anthony Storey
    Anthony Storey 8 months ago

    Yondu is Better in the movie then in the comic Mikel rocker is the man

  • littlewarior kaden02
    littlewarior kaden02 8 months ago

    every day vid huh it's been a week

  • Angie M
    Angie M 8 months ago

    Am I the only person who was kinda annoyed when in vol.2 they completely ignored who Peter Quills dad was in the comics?

  • Cédric Extended Play
    Cédric Extended Play 8 months ago

    Uh I believe in the movies it still is Thanos who killed Drax's family

  • Broyo yo
    Broyo yo 8 months ago

    they're basing some of the shit on the new 52 comics not the older comics

  • N.A.R
    N.A.R 8 months ago

    peters father is a living planet not an emperor! thats why he could hold the infinity stone without being destroyed dumbasses

  • JadeRabbit Futurist
    JadeRabbit Futurist 8 months ago

    What? no mention of Rocket Raccoon's home planet, Half World, his wife or other equally awful/unworkable enemies and why the movie would want to avoid bringing those details up, ever? (The fact Rocket Raccoon and his people were created to staff of the galaxy's biggest mental asylum is still a nifty detail.)
    I cannot give this video a thumbs up in good conscience...

  • Darren November
    Darren November 8 months ago

    What about the Nova Corps being totally different

  • Lava Kid gaming and animation

    me yondu

  • Scott Fast
    Scott Fast 8 months ago +2

    The original guardians of the Galaxy where in the second movie. They where all the ravager captains that joined back together after the funeral.

  • dogerboi
    dogerboi 8 months ago

    Let's make a video 3 years too late, nit-picking at stuff that gets solved in GotG Vol. 2.
    MOJO HQ: Brilliant!

  • James Kidd
    James Kidd 8 months ago

    conclusion the film change everything

  • Bebe Strong
    Bebe Strong 8 months ago

    "and this green horse" 😂😂

  • Sadut Ragha
    Sadut Ragha 8 months ago


  • Karla Templo
    Karla Templo 8 months ago

    Yondu:Is he badass

  • ambush bob
    ambush bob 8 months ago

    i like the movie version better.

  • duchovny2
    duchovny2 8 months ago

    Actually, at the end of the movie, Quill is reading a letter from his mother. She gave him the name Star Lord.

  • Thodnern
    Thodnern 8 months ago +1

    YOU NEED SLEEP! Spend two days on a video if you have to I would rather have better content then constant content.

    This video wasn't bad or anything but it still needs to be said...

  • sirdaveysockrocker
    sirdaveysockrocker 8 months ago

    UUUHH at the end of part 1, on the Vol.2 tape, peters mom leaves him a message calling him star lord, no doubt a nickname she called him his whole life. WTF all the production of this video and that gets missed?

  • Aero Kijjaroenvisal
    Aero Kijjaroenvisal 8 months ago

    Quill's father wasn't the emperor of Spartax at the time of meeting his mother, he was the heir, or their Starlord. Hence how Quill got the name.

  • HypesGaming
    HypesGaming 8 months ago

    yondu's scene in vol 2 is waaaaaay better

  • KaliN9ne
    KaliN9ne 8 months ago

    I heard that Yondu has a chilling role in Vol 3

  • LukeIamYourFather
    LukeIamYourFather 8 months ago

    I have sensitive nipples.

  • Kaustubh Deshmukh
    Kaustubh Deshmukh 8 months ago

    Popular comic???huh??

  • i changed my name to I KNO DE WAE


  • Hyman Roth
    Hyman Roth 8 months ago

    I wrote a song about some killer clowns that invade the state fair check it out

  • Zukaritas04
    Zukaritas04 8 months ago

    Drax does say he wants thanos at the end of the first

  • Nate Garcia
    Nate Garcia 8 months ago

    "He does have one of the coolest scenes in the first movie, when he kills a bunch of soldiers just by whistling"
    boi you should see him in vol 2

  • Sky Sorceress
    Sky Sorceress 8 months ago +1


  • Mateo Menalla
    Mateo Menalla 8 months ago

    At the end if the movie drax says that it was actually thanos that kills his family and ronan was just practice; watchmojo overlooked that

    JASON VOORHEES 8 months ago

    Rocket:bunch of jackasses standing in a circle

  • si khac dinh
    si khac dinh 8 months ago

    Yondu is now dead

  • James Thomas
    James Thomas 8 months ago

    ok the origin in the video is actually a new version of star lord's origins

  • ᕼᑌᗰᗩᑎ ᖴᗴᒪᒪᗩ

    Forgot to mention that for a time Ben Grimm/Thing, Flash Thompson/Agent Venom and Tony Stark/Iron Man were members of the comic team as well as the X-Men's Kitty Pryde taking over as Star-Lord and leader when Peter was crowned King of Spartoi. In the comics his father was the exiled J'son, Prince of Spartoi aka Mister Knife and quite an asshole. In the movie it's Ego aka The Living Planet (Why they made that change is baffling.)
    There are a lot of characters not mentioned like Mantis, Moondragon, Angela, Nova, Jack Flag, Adam Warlock and does everyone remember the cute puppy in the NASA spacesuit? That Cosmo, and he was a member too.

  • quinten cornelissen
    quinten cornelissen 8 months ago

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  • Needed_ A_Name
    Needed_ A_Name 8 months ago

    R.I.P. Yondu😭😭

  • Christian Davila
    Christian Davila 8 months ago

    I am tazerface!!!!!

  • Cleopatra7Philopator
    Cleopatra7Philopator 8 months ago

    I like that movie StarLord is Unknown, Origin Unknown, etc!
    Bunch of Jackasses, Standing in a Circle....Priceless!
    If you Haven't seen Vol 2, WHAT are you Waiting For!

  • Lucky LeftEye
    Lucky LeftEye 8 months ago

    Love your videos WatchMojo, but sometimes you miss out on the most clear as day information that's almost impossible to miss. At the end of the first Guardians of the Galaxy movie when Peter is reading the note he got from his mom that he never opened, she literally calls him her "little Star-Lord", thus where he got his name from. Not really difficult to find...

  • Lungshenli
    Lungshenli 8 months ago

    to 6:50 Peter Quill actually got "Star Lord" from his mother as she used to call him like that. At least in the movie

  • Groudon Rider
    Groudon Rider 8 months ago

    At the end of the movie Drax says that it was really Thanos who killed it because Ronan was a pawn of his.

  • Jan Koprek
    Jan Koprek 8 months ago

    everything in the movie is better...

  • NBAMagic
    NBAMagic 8 months ago

    Actually my in the comics star lords father is ego a living plnet

    • ᕼᑌᗰᗩᑎ ᖴᗴᒪᒪᗩ
      ᕼᑌᗰᗩᑎ ᖴᗴᒪᒪᗩ 8 months ago

      Actually in the comics his father is J'son of Spartoi, aka Mister Knife. In the movie he's Ego which makes absolutely zero sense.

  • Lean Sippin430
    Lean Sippin430 8 months ago

    You should've included about Groot
    He's supposed to be the most intelligent and wise among the guardians in the comics.

  • all the languages
    all the languages 8 months ago

    uh the feels in the end,

  • Commando 385
    Commando 385 8 months ago

    What about Nova?

  • Fucking Retard
    Fucking Retard 8 months ago

    #9 is retarded, if you watched the full movie, Drax reveals that Thanos killed his wife and daughter

  • John Smith
    John Smith 8 months ago +1

    You forgot 1: Drax is a badass martial artist and master knife fighter in the books while in the movies, other than the prison fight, not nearly as close.

  • HaloGTMaster
    HaloGTMaster 8 months ago

    Vol 1&2 are great

  • tekknking
    tekknking 8 months ago

    i am groot

  • Funk0PUNK
    Funk0PUNK 8 months ago +1

    All of these r in the 1st film .......even though in the title it says guardians of the galaxy movies

  • vigilante bird
    vigilante bird 8 months ago

    his mom called him Star-Lord in the MCU so thats how he got the name

  • Mark S
    Mark S 8 months ago

    "Yondu is everyone's favorite space pirate" after you see Vol. 2.

  • Daniel Villarreal
    Daniel Villarreal 8 months ago

    Also ego isnt his real father
    Star lord never gets superman powers

  • reymart christian Cruz
    reymart christian Cruz 8 months ago

    Yea in free comic book day everyone was talking abput yondo being there favorite space pirate is right and adam warlock which is spoilers as fuck,

  • reymart christian Cruz
    reymart christian Cruz 8 months ago

    You know gamora is hot in the movie but dawn she looks amazing in the comics.

    • joneshugh
      joneshugh 8 months ago

      ....and a MUCH better fighter.

  • Chicken nuggetz jr
    Chicken nuggetz jr 8 months ago

    you know who I am, yes?

  • Dick Dickerson
    Dick Dickerson 8 months ago

    I feel like the most research you guys did for this video was watching other misinformed Top 10's.

  • Madeleine Josie
    Madeleine Josie 8 months ago

    I'm hooked on a feeling for Starlord

  • Denore Of Rapture
    Denore Of Rapture 8 months ago

    ok I just notice that the element gun starlord has looks like a plasma gun from the first 3 halos

  • Ad N
    Ad N 8 months ago +1

    Drax's look in comic is cooler than the movies

  • BLOWN MIND1!!1!
    BLOWN MIND1!!1! 8 months ago

    I have a joke...


  • BondFreek
    BondFreek 8 months ago

    you guys at Mojo never pay attention to anything. the movie describes star-lords Origins perfectly and where you got the title. His mother used to call him My Little Star Lord. This was not only a cute nickname for him but a hint do who his father was. even says that he was supposed to be delivered to his father implying that his father was some kind of space king. if you would actually listen and watch a movie instead of just judging the special effects and whether or not it's fit childhood dreams then you would understand what really is happening in a film.

  • MegaTrainGames
    MegaTrainGames 8 months ago +1

    draxs race??? drax is just a human that was resurrected

  • Dante
    Dante 8 months ago

    #2. Is kinda wrong, in the final scene before Peter gets Awesome Mix 2 his mom calls him her Star Lord which although isn't explicit, is kinda a hint at where his nickname originates.

  • Jeremiah Manali
    Jeremiah Manali 8 months ago

    I was just watching it a minute ago

  • Peasant
    Peasant 8 months ago

    wow this fucking bitch just spoiled drax for me, dumb cunt

  • CHICKENGABES how to gaming

    You know they tell how he got his name in the movie on the note that he got from his mother like 27 years ago including awesome mix vol. 2