We're getting closer and closer to the Dancing Groot toy of our dreams

Everybody still wants Groot! With Funko's baby Groot bobblehead as the first official Licensed toy based on GOTG's delightful ending scene, we were one step closer to the all-singing, all-dancing toy tree we never knew we wanted - and we're about to get even closer to that with this new model from Dragon Studios. » 9/29/14 3:20pm Monday 3:20pm

Rocket And Groot Replace Other Marvel Heroes On Classic Comic Covers

The world fell in love with Rocket Raccoon and Groot this summer in Guardians of the Galaxy, and now the pair are invading the covers of other characters' comics. An upcoming set of Marvel variant covers will feature homages to classic comic book covers, with Rocket and Groot in the starring roles. » 9/20/14 8:30am 9/20/14 8:30am

Disney Forbade Stan Lee's Original Guardians Of The Galaxy Cameo

Updated! Apparently Disney didn't forbid the scene, because they never saw it. Director James Gunn took to Instagram to clear up the story. It boils down to this: He shot it with a double (seen in the pic below) but before the real Stan could film it, decided it was too similar to Star-Lord's finger gag. Good call! » 9/02/14 6:42am 9/02/14 6:42am

We are entering an era of acceptance for 'weird' pop culture

With the news over the weekend that Guardians of the Galaxy has become the highest grossing movie of 2014 in the US, it feels like we're seeing the start of something new in sci-fi and fantasy media - you don't have to hide your properties inherent 'weirdness' to find mainstream success any more. » 9/01/14 2:39pm 9/01/14 2:39pm