Before making the jump to the silver screen in the first Guardians of the Galaxy film, few fans outside of the comics had ever heard of Star-Lord. The movie even joked about this by having hardly anyone recognize Peter Quill's superhero name. These days, it's hard to find someone who hasn't heard of him, and that's largely due to Chris Pratt's brilliant take on the character.
Fans of the MCU know Star-Lord well, but not every viewer picks up on every detail about him. Fortunately, there are some fans who scrutinize everything about Star-Lord in the MCU, and many have taken to the MovieDetails subreddit to share their findings.
The items listed below are some of the small details about Star-Lord that MCU fans have noticed over the years. Find the ones you like or that you didn't already know, and be sure to give them an upvote to see which one rises to the top!
Peter Walked By Every Answer He Needed About What He Was Stealing
Redditor u/comrade_batman spotted this detail that seems to have gone by unnoticed by Star-Lord:
In Guardians of the Galaxy, when Peter Quill enters the Temple on Morag, the murals on the wall are of Death, Entropy, Infinity, and Eternity, the Cosmic Entities who created the Infinity Stones.2207Cool detail?
Nobody Knows Peter's Preferred Name
Peter always wanted people to recognize him as Star-Lord, but as Redditor u/DefNotARussianShill noted, even the Xandarians messed it up:
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) - There is a running gag that nobody says Peters self-chosen alias “Star-Lord” correctly. When captured by the Nova, we see a glimpse of his criminal record and his alias is “Space Lord.”1877Cool detail?
He Kept The Shirt He Was Wearing When Abducted
Redditor u/Marcouwnd spotted one of Peter's fashion details:
In Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Bereet, Star Lord's girlfriend who stayed in his ship while he was retrieving the Orb, wears the same shirt as Peter 26 years before.21518Cool detail?
Peter's Unique Parentage Was Flagged In The First 'Guardians' Movie
Though it wasn't revealed in full until Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, his strange and unique physiology were briefly hinted at in the prison scene from the first film, as noticed by Redditor u/TheChlorideThief:
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014): During this scene at the prison, a red light flashes over Peter Quill's DNA scan report indicating that something is wrong with his physiology. Later, Nova Prime reveals that Quill is only 50% human and the other half is something they haven't seen before.1714Cool detail?