Empire has revealed the cover of the latest subscriber-only issue of the magazine and it stars Baby Groot from the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
The new cover features Baby Groot as he tears out the tape from the Awesome Mix Vol. 2 cassette. You can check it out below.
The sequel to 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy follows the galaxy’s unlikeliest heroes as they set out on a quest to unravel the mystery of his roots and find his father, Ego The Living Planet played by Kurt Russell.
The film stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Glenn Close, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, and Kurt Russell. Written and directed by James Gunn.
Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 hits theaters May 5, 2017.