SPOILER ALERT: The following discusses plot points and the ending of the movie “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.” Bail now if you don’t want to know how it all goes down.

The newest Guardian of the Galaxy not only steals the latest movie but saves the day, in emotional fashion.

Michael Rooker’s blue-skinned space outlaw Yondu Udonta comes to the forefront of the Marvel universe in the cosmic follow-up “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” by rescuing Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) — though it means sacrificing himself to make sure his adopted son lives.