I know, I know, the classic Guardians Of The Galaxy can be intimidating. They have actual histories that are a bit more complex than "Hey, I fancy myself a rogue! Like me, dammit!" or "I'm a killer, and that's all you need to know!"
Take Vance Astro--there's two of him! What the heck?!?!
And what about Starhawk? He's so powerful, but so mysterious...what's his deal?
But I hear you protesting--"What about Chris Pratt?"
Still, Vance Astro got dead sexy as the series went on:
From Guardians Of The Galaxy Annual #1 (1991). Guardians Of The Galaxy #20 is from 1992