May 08

I! Am! Your New Look at GROOT #1!

New York, NY—May 08th, 2015— This June, the Marvel Universe’s most famous tree is starring in his very own series! That’s right, GROOT #1 is coming – and you will not want to miss this out of this world thrill ride! Rising star writer Jeff Loveness (Jimmy Kimmel Live, Amazing Spider-Man Special) joins future superstar Brian Kesinger (Disney Animation) for a galactic road trip of epic proportions. But it’s not all fun and games as for the first time in years, Groot is separated from his pal (and translator) Rocket Raccoon. Can he make it on his own in the big, scary galaxy? Armed with just the words “I”, “Am” and “Groot” – he’s about to embark on a new kind of adventure. Explosions! Intergalactic Hitchiking! Aliens! Space Sharks! That’s just the first issue! Keep your eyes peeled on the rest of the series and you might spot a couple of intergalactic guest stars! Bursting at the seams with action, adventure, excitement and heart – fans will not want to miss out on this exciting new series! Prepare for high adventure in deep space this June as GROOT #1 sprouts up in comic shops this June!

GROOT #1 (APR150862)

Written by JEFF LOVENESS

Art by BRIAN KESINGER

Cover by DECLAN SHALVEY

Variant Cover by RYAN STEGMAN (APR150864)
Gwoot Variant by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (APR150863)

FOC – 05/11/15, On-Sale – 06/03/15

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