Groot is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and Dick Ayers, the character first appeared in Tales to Astonish #13 (November 1960). An extraterrestrial, sentient tree-like creature, the original Groot first appeared as an invader that intended to capture humans for experimentation. The character was reimagined as a heroic, noble being in 2006, and in the subsequent years, Groot has been featured in various books, including a self-titled series in 2015, in which Groot travels the universe and carries out heroic feats. Groot has been featured in a variety of associated Marvel merchandise, including animated television series, toys, and apparel. The character has also become a pop culture icon, with his repeated line "I am Groot" having been featured in various media. 1. 'Avengers: Endgame' — What Happened to Groot? 2. 'Guardians of the Galaxy' -- How Groot Changed Marvel Cinematic Universe 3. 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3': What We Know About Groot's Return 4. How 'Infinity War'
Marvel is going back in time to explore Groot's origin story in a new limited series. Writer Dan Abnett helped to redefine the Guardians of the Galaxy and Marvel's cosmic corner of the universe during runs on the ongoing Guardians of the Galaxy series and events such as Annihilation and War of the [...]