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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! 

GROOT #1, written by JEFF LOVENESS, art by BRIAN KESINGER, cover by DECLAN SHALVEY.

Variant Cover by RYAN STEGMAN
Gwoot Variant by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

On-Sale – 06/03/15

Songs For Groot

aka “The ‘We Are Groot’ Dance Party”

How is it that a character who only has one line can also carry the strongest emotional punch of the entire MCU? The power of simplicity and emotional generosity is why my gift to Groot consists mostly of mainstream pop music: underestimated and dismissed as stupid or shallow, pop music actually reaches it’s arms (branches?) straight into our bodies and manipulates our heart parts (in a good way). It’s also fun to dance to, and we all know Groot loves to boogie. 

Tracklist for Groot: 

  1. Betty Who, Somebody Loves You
  2. Dusty Springfield, “Love Power”
  3. The Jacksons, “Blame It On The Boogie”
  4. Gnarls Barkley, “Smiley Faces” 
  5. Shonen Knife, “Top Of The World”
  6. Tegan And Sara, “Closer”
  7. Matt and Kim, “It’s Alright”
  8. Feist, “Mushaboom”
  9. Her Space Holiday, “Sleepy Tigers”
  10. Kelly Clarkson, “Heartbeat Song”

Follow the playlist on Spotify.

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YOU. BE. GROOT! With the help of CFX, become the Guardians of the Galaxy’s muscle – the one and only Groot! Everyone’s favorite tree-like being is now an officially licensed CFX mask! Big on strength, and short on conversation, this guardian has become a household name ever since the release of “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy” where he saved the universe, and his friends, from the evil Ronan the Accuser. With realistic wooden texturing, moss and an imposing stature Groot’s expression remains friendly and might even convince people you’re the real thing.

All you need now is a furry best friend known as Rocket Raccoon and you’re one step closer to saving the galaxy. Order yours here and remember, WE ARE GROOT!

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