Image of the Day: Rocket and Groot as Han and Chewie

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Mar 24, 2014, 12:51 PM EDT (Updated)

If the Guardians of the Galaxy movie is meant to be Marvel's Star Wars, then let's cut the pretense and just go all the way with it, shall we?

A long time ago, in a Guardians of the Galaxy far, far away ...

In case you haven't caught it, this image has been making the rounds among the Guardians faithful. Art is by J-Po, and, surprise, it depicts Rocket Raccoon as Han Solo and Groot as Chewie. An apt comparison if ever there was one. Now we have a ... new hope that we'll see more of the Guardians characters depicted as Star Wars characters.

(via Joe Caramagna)