Modern Day TeamEdit
Star-Lord - Star-Lord is the current leader of the team and has been since the team's inception.
Drax - Drax (AKA Drax the Destroyer) joined the Guardians after being recruited by Star-Lord to help battle Thanos, his arch-enemy.
Gamora - Following an experience with a mind-controlling virus, Gamora joined the Guardians in the hopes of finding a new purpose.
Groot - Recruited from prison to help battle the Phalanx.
Rocket Raccoon - Recruited from prison to help battle the Phalanx.
Adam Warlock - A founding member of the modern age team, who joined them in order to battle the Phalanx.