The highly successful Marvel Comic film inspired friends JD Winters and Andrew Gordon of Mesa, Arizona, to create a Groot costume based on the digital character. JD says, “The reality is, the character is a completely computer generated image. There is no costume in the movie, it is actually a virtual character. An actual human couldn’t fit into a costume and have joints in the same places. We had to do our best to keep it slender and simulate movement and joints in places [not normal to humans].” Continue reading for more.