Groot is getting his own Marvel comic book because he is Groot




LOS ANGELES — Come to think of it, how did Groot and Rocket Raccoon meet and become a team?

These questions and more are about to be answered, gentle reader of tree-based paper comics (and tree-friendly digital ones), because Marvel is giving Groot his own standalone comic-book.

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Following the astonishing success of “Rocket Raccoon,” whose issue #1 was the bestselling comic last July, a record-setting month for comic-book publishing, Marvel Comics is set to publish his partner in pulp’s very own ongoing series, which will find the two briefly separated — but also explain how they came together in the first place. Read more…

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