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10 Interesting Facts About Groot

Groot is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby. Below are 10 Interesting Facts About Groot

10 Interesting Facts About Groot

Fact 1

Groot debuted in Tales to Astonish #13 in 1960. The story was called I Challenged Groot! This comic had other stories including I Found the Abominable Snowman, My Friend is not Quite Human, and I Found the Hidden World. 

Groot Fact: Tales to Astonish #13 in 1960

Fact 2

Groot originally appeared as an invader of Earth, intending to capture humans for experimentation. 

Fact 3

Groot is a Flora Colossus from Planet X. It is the capital of the branch worlds. 

Fact 4

Groot works with the Guardians of the Galaxy. Despite the fact that he can only say, “I am Groot,” he is the smartest member of the team. 

Annihilation: Conquest (2007-2008) 

Groot Fact: the Guardians of the Galaxy

Fact 5

He is extremely vulnerable to fire. 

Fact 6

He is nicknamed Child of Destruction and the Seed of Slaughter. 

Fact 7

Groot’s race have a disdain for mammals. However, Groot himself is quite fond of mammals and was looked at with scorn from the rest of the Colossi. When he saw a Flora Colossus attack a mammal, he intervened and killed him. His rulers, the Arbor Masters punished Groot by exiling him from his species. 

Guardians of the Galaxy #14 (2014) 

Groot #6 (2016) 

Fact 8

Groot can regenerate lost limbs, control plants, and absorb wood to increase his size. 

Guardians of the Galaxy #1-12 (2013-2014) 

Fact 9

In 2017, Groot finally got his first self-titled series. Despite the fact he can only say, “I am Groot,” in every issue, it sold well. 

I Am Groot #1 (2017)

Groot Fact: I Am Groot #1 (2017)

Fact 10

In his debut, he was defeated by termites. 

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