24 Facts About Rocket Raccoon


Rocket Raccoon is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

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Rocket Raccoon is an intelligent, anthropomorphic raccoon, who is an expert marksman, weapon specialist and master tactician.

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Rocket Raccoon appeared as a prominent member in the 2008 relaunch of the superhero team Guardians of the Galaxy.

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Rocket Raccoon appears in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.

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Besides a brief appearance in a 2006 issue of Exiles, Rocket Raccoon was next seen in 2007's Annihilation: Conquest and Annihilation: Conquest - Star-Lord limited series, and their spin-off series, a new volume of Guardians of the Galaxy.

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Rocket Raccoon appears prominently in Guardians of the Galaxy vol.

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Rocket Raccoon is captain of the starship Rack 'n' Ruin, and he and his first mate Wal Rus come from the planet Halfworld in the Keystone Quadrant, an abandoned colony for the mentally ill where the animal companions were genetically manipulated to grant them human level intelligence and bipedal body construction for many to become caretakers of the inmates.

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Rocket Raccoon was Halfworld's chief law officer who protected the colony against various threats.

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Some time later, Rocket Raccoon was revealed to have been a laboratory subject on the Stranger's planet, and escaped his captivity there.

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Rocket Raccoon resurfaced as a member of the team chosen to accompany Star-Lord on his mission to stop a Phalanx infiltration of the Kree homeworld.

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Rocket Raccoon is depicted as a gifted military tactician who is fearless, loyal, and insightful.

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Rocket Raccoon joins the new Guardians of the Galaxy at the behest of his friend Star-Lord.

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Later, when the team almost disbands and Peter Quill disappears, Rocket Raccoon keeps the team alive, and brings in Groot as member, as they had become firm friends.

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Rocket Raccoon takes over as leader until they rescue Peter and save the Earth from an alien invasion.

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In reality, Jakes and Blackjack O'Hare had worked with Rocket Raccoon in providing security at Halfworld Asylum for the Criminally Insane; Doctor Dyvyne had been Head of Psychology there; and both the anthropomorphic animals and the automaton clowns were deliberately created to work at the asylum, as their appearance would calm the inmates.

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The crises that Rocket Raccoon half-remembered had been caused by the psychic supervillain the Star Thief, who had been admitted as an inmate and used his psychic powers to turn the inhabitants against each other.

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Rocket Raccoon had turned the warders into a biological "key" to keep Star-Thief locked up, and deliberately altered his mind and left Halfworld so it could never be opened - but he was tricked into returning by the Thief, whose mind had escaped into the asylum after his host body died.

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Once Nyx was defeated, Rocket Raccoon mused that this would allow him to cross "being an Avenger" off his bucket list.

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Rocket Raccoon possesses the normal attributes of an Earth raccoon, including speed, and an acute sense of smell, sight, hearing and touch.

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Rocket Raccoon is an accomplished starship pilot, a brilliant engineer and technician, and an expert marksman with the two laser pistols he carries as well as having an affinity for heavy weapons.

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Rocket Raccoon is a master military tactician and leader, attributes that help him take charge of the Guardians of the Galaxy when Star-Lord is unavailable.

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Rocket Raccoon appears in live-action films set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, portrayed by Sean Gunn via motion capture and voiced by Bradley Cooper.

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Rocket Raccoon began appearing in The Amazing Spider-Man newspaper comic strip in December 2016, in a story where Spider-Man and Mary Jane Watson discover him in a spaceship that crashed on the Earth.

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Rocket Raccoon appears in the Marvel's Wastelanders: Old Man Star-Lord podcast, voiced by Chris Elliott.

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