Avengers: Infinity Wars is nearly upon us, signaling both the death of a bunch of beloved superheroes, probably, and a marketing cycle that thirsts for the blood of every possible cash cow. Today’s sacrifice comes to us via Build-a-Bear, which has announced a new series of Marvel-themed nightmares. For the children, of course.
Teenage Groot Bear features the curious combination of a Groot body, a bear’s face, and a man’s eyes. This cuddly cursed image, which definitely does not look like Groot peeled off a bear’s skin to wear as a soothing puts-the-lotion-on-its-skin face mask, is available for $28. Teenage acne and attitude are not included.