As the run-up to Guardians of Galaxy continues, Marvel announced today that they will be offering a deal for one weekend only on a free Infinite Comic starring Groot.
The internet has been abuzz all week with speculation that Marvel may announce Vin Diesel as the actor who will provide the voice of the arboreal prince, so this could well be a part of that publicity push.
Let us know what you think of the Infinite Comic!
The complete press release from Marvel can be found below.
[FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE]
Free Groot Infinite Comic – This Weekend Only!
New York, NY—AUGUST 16th, 2013—This weekend from August 16 to August 18 only, take a journey through the stars with Groot in the free “Guardians of the Galaxy: Groot” Infinite Comic! Available through the Marvel Comics App, this free Infinite digital-first adventure starring the evergreen Guardian of the Galaxy is yours for the taking! Bullied by an alien race, one small farmer constantly looks to the stars for a savior. Though what happens when help doesn’t come from above, but below the blood-stained surface? Spurred to action through care and nurture, he is Groot! And Groot doesn’t like bullies. Brought to stunning life using innovative Infinite Comics story-telling, the free “Guardians of the Galaxy: Groot” Infinite Comic brings a new universe of excitement to comics never thought possible!
And while you’re visiting the digital comics storefront, read the latest Infinite Comic “Wolverine: Japan’s Most Wanted #6,” the latest chapter in a 13-part epic on-sale now! Suit up with superstar creators Jason Aaron, Jason Latour and Paco Diaz as they take Wolverine on an adventure like you’ve never experienced before! Stranded in the far reaches of Japan, Wolverine must slice his way not only through the deadly Silver Samurai, but the entire Tokyo police force. Yet even when he’s outmanned, outgunned, and on the run, Wolverine is still the best there is at what he does—but he’s not the only one. With the endless possibilities of the digital canvas, “Wolverine: Japan’s Most Wanted #6” is the best there is at what Infinite Comics can offer!
Offer Ends Sunday 11pm EST in North America and at local evening times in other regions.
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