Solo Groot Series Finally Reveals the Guardian of the Galaxy's Origin Story

Groot’s origin story will likely be revealed in a brand new Marvel solo miniseries simply in time for the Guardians of the Galaxy’s return.

Marvel introduced Groot, a brand new four-issue miniseries from author Dan Abnett and artist Damian Couceiro, will reveal the beforehand untold origin story of the fan-favorite character. The writer teased, “Before he was a Guardian of the Galaxy…before the Grootfall…young Groot lived a life of tranquility on his serene home world. But when monstrous invaders attack his planet, Groot must accept his heroic destiny! But will this destiny lead him to come to blows with a young Kree soldier by the name of Mar-Vell?”

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Abnett mentioned of Groot, “I am Groot! No, that’s not right… I am delighted to be back WITH Groot for this series that will explore his early life and adventures, reveal some secrets of his home and his people, introduce some fantastic new characters, reveal a couple of big secrets… and also guest star some VERY unexpected Marvel characters. So it’s back to the future for a blast from the past…. no, that’s not right either… If you like Marvel Cosmic, you’re going to LOVE this.”

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“I’m thrilled to be working along with Dan on this origin story of Groot!” Couceiro added. “Groot is a super fun character to work with, he’s cute but also brave and a warrior so there is a lot to play with, and Dan came up with a crazy epic story full of action and fun that I think readers will enjoy a lot!”

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