If you loved him in the movie, you'll love Baby Groot in his all new ongoing series: "I Am Groot #1" hits shelves this week and stars the titular character in an action packed adventure! Writer Christopher Hastings and artist Flaviano join forces for this fun new series!
When the Guardians of the Galaxy get caught in a wormhole, a smaller-than-normal Groot is separated billions of light-years away from the team. Falling to a planet below, Groot discovers he is on an entirely alien and unknown world full of strange creatures and societies. Seriously underdeveloped and with nobody who can understand him, Groot will need to make the journey to the center of this world and find the way back to his family! Don't miss this series starring your new favourite Marvel Character!
Other comics out this week
The controversial "Ben Reilly: Scarlet Spider" series continues this week with issue #2! The Scarlet Spider is back and madder than ever! Ben Reilly, after his plan to take over the world was foiled, is trying something new. You won’t believe what you read here! Writer Peter David (Amazing Spider-Man, Incredible Hulk) and artist Mark Bagley (Ultimate Spider-Man, All new X-Men) continue their run on the most talked about Marvel series of the year! Will Ben Reilly redeem himself, or continue down the villain's path?
Writer Chip Zdarsky and artist Djibril Morissette-Phan join forces this week for the "Star-Lord Annual #1" from Marvel Comics! Having narrowly escaped an assassin, Peter Quill has crash-landed on a desert planet. There, he finds a small town that's terrorized by a mean, old varmint. Not willing to take any bullies lying down, Peter has to rally the townspeople to stand up for themselves. But it turns out there's more to this town than meets the eye!
This week's Venom is a supersized anniversary edition "Venom #150". Eddie Brock and the Venom symbiote have been reunited, and they're web-slinging their way around New York again. Featuring a host of Venom creators from the character's near 30-year history, this monstrous anniversary spectacular welcomes guest artist Tradd Moore for an oversized and brutal main story AND a lethal story featuring fan-favorite creators David Michelinie and Ron Lim, reunited! With questions still lingering about how the symbiote was separated from Flash Thompson, and what lies in it's future now that it's reunited with Eddie Brock, this is one issue you can't afford to miss!
Trade of the week
This week's featured book is the Marvel Comics "SILVER SURFER EPIC COLLECTION: THE INFINITY GAUNTLET"
To Infinity and beyond! Follow the sentinel of the spaceways into a Marvel Universe-spanning cosmic extravaganza against the Mad Titan Thanos - who wears the Infinity Gauntlet! Drax battles Firelord, the Surfer fights the Rhino and Thanos forces Norrin to get introspective! But is this dimension big enough for the ultimate duel between the Silver Surfer and the Mad Titan? When the dust settles on Earth, the Surfer heads back into space, only to face Midnight, the Inhumans and the Collector! But how will that lead to him coming face to face with...Captain Mar-Vell? Plus, the Surfer faces the undead, joins Mr. Fantastic on an emergency mission, and takes on the Guardians of the Galaxy in the 26th century! And Nova goes solo!
Collecting Silver Surfer (1987) #51-66, Annual #4; material from Marvel Comics Presents (1988) #69, 93-97.