The Human Rocket returns!
You’ve followed him through the history making (and changing!) AvX and now the mystery of the all-new Nova are revealed in this breathtaking new ongoing by the best-selling, award winning team of Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness (RED HULK, Avengers X-Sanction).
Sam Alexander is a kid bound by the gravity of a small town and a father whose ridiculous, drunken fairy tales about a “Nova Corps” were just another heavy burden in a life full of them. But luckily for Sam Alexander…soon gravity won’t even matter. And those troubles? It’s like they’re a billion miles away.
Warning this section will contain Spoilers!
Sam Alexander is told tales from his father about his time in the Nova Corps as part of the Nova centurion group. He tells a tale about when he above the planet Moord with his Nova centurion friends attempting to rescue Rocket Racoon and Gamora from the Badoon who have captured them. After rescuing them the three Nova centurions (the other two being the so called Titus and Mister Z’zz) and Rocket Racoon blast away all the Badoon guards off the spaceship ad then make their way back to their own ship but are stopped by a Badoon ship that attempts to kill them but Sam’s father destroys the ship and they escape in the ship and Titus fixes Sam’s father up after he was winded after he blew up the ship.
6 months later back home Sam is helping his dad fix a toilet while his Dad tells him his stories of being a Nova centurion. Sam takes him home after his Dad is finished and helps him get into bed and to sleep and is annoyed with his dad and all his stories about the Nova corps. Sam talks to his mother and complains about his dad and then goes to bed. The next day Sam goes to school but is attacked by a bully but is called away by a teacher who wishes to talk about his father missing his job but Sam says he’ll talk to his father and then walks off. Sam is talked to by a girl who offers to helps him do his dad’s job that Sam does when his father is not doing it but Sam says to Carrie (the girl) that he doesn’t need any help.
Back out in Space 15 years ago Sam’s father is being chased by the Rigellians but he is set off by his friends to Earth because his wife is about to have a baby.
In the present Sam’s father tells his daughter a story about being a Nova to help her get to sleep. Sam then goes to talk to his sister because she is worried about her their dad Sam comforts her and helps her get too sleep. In the morning Sam is suspended from school when he gets cross with a bully and Sam has a skating accident. Sam wakes up in a hospital and Rocket Racoon and Gamora are standing around his bed wanting to talk about his Dad.