“Guardians Of The Galaxy” hits theaters this weekend, and the hype machine is in full effect. But when the film was first announced, the general reaction was… huh?
That’s because the Guardians are not exactly an A-List super team. They certainly aren’t on the level of the Fantastic Four or The Avengers. And they aren’t the Justice League, the DC team that endeared itself to generations of fans thanks to the 1970s cartoon series “Super Friends.”
In truth, comics are full of offbeat teams like the Guardians. They may not have raccoons or anthropomorphic trees as members, but they are plenty weird. Here are 13 of the strangest, least-effective, most-full-of-super-animals teams.