Sunday, July 31, 2022

"I Am Groot"

“I Am Groot” is the new animated series of shorts directed Kirsten Lepore, featuring the voices of Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper, streaming August  10, 2022 on Disney+:

Created by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby, the character first appeared in Marvel Comics “Tales to Astonish” #13 (Nov. 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 reintroduced as a heroic, noble being in 2006, and appeared in the crossover comic book storyline "Annihilation: Conquest". Groot went on to star in th spin-off series, “Guardians of the Galaxy” joining the team of the same name. 

Click the images to enlarge…