Guardians of the Galaxy Series Gets Premiere Date, Explosive New Poster

Guardians Of The Galaxy

Groot news, everybody! Disney XD on Monday announced that its animated adaptation of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy will officially debut Saturday, Sept. 26 at 9:30/8:30c — but you don’t have to wait that long for your first look.

In addition to a sneak peek of the series premiere airing Saturday, Sept. 5 at 9 pm, the network is also rolling out 10 two-minute shorts which will explore each of the Guardians backstories. Here’s a full schedule of origin short premieres:

* Aug. 1: Star Lord, Part 1 (8:58 pm) and Part 2 (10:28 pm)
* Aug. 8: Groot, Part 1 (8:58 pm) and Part 2 (9:58 pm)
* Aug. 15: Rocket Raccoon, Part 1 (8:58 pm) and Part 2 (9:58 pm)
* Aug. 22: Drax, Part 1 (8:58 pm) and Part 2 (9:58 pm)
* Aug. 29: Gamora, Part 1 (8:58 pm) and Part 2 (9:58 pm)

What’s that? You want more? OK, let’s check out the series’ official key art, released in conjunction with this announcement:

Guardians Of The Galaxy

As TVLine previously reported, Will Friedle (Girl Meets World) will voice Star-Lord, Kevin Michael Richardson (Family Guy) will voice Groot, Vanessa Marshall (Star Wars Rebels) will voice Gamora, David Sobolov (Mighty Med) will voice Drax and Trevor Devall (Johnny Test) will voice Rocket Raccoon.

Will you check out the animated series? Drop a comment with your thoughts below.