Rocket Raccoon, commonly known as Rocket, is a popular character in the Marvel Comics universe. He was created by writer Bill Mantlo and artist Keith Giffen and first appeared in Marvel Preview #7 in 1976. Rocket is a genetically enhanced raccoon with extraordinary intelligence and a talent for marksmanship and tactics.
Rocket is a member of the Guardians of the Galaxy, a team of cosmic heroes who defend the galaxy from various threats. Rocket is known for his brash and fearless attitude, as well as his quick wit and sarcastic humor. He has a deep bond with his best friend, Groot, who he often partners with on missions.
Rocket's backstory reveals that he was created by an organization called the Keystone Quadrant, which used genetic engineering to enhance animals for use as soldiers. Rocket became a successful mercenary before teaming up with Groot and joining the Guardians of the Galaxy.
Rocket's abilities include exceptional intelligence, heightened senses, and incredible marksmanship. He is skilled in the use of weapons, particularly firearms, and has a talent for tactics and strategy. Rocket also possesses a cybernetic implant that enhances his already formidable abilities.
Rocket has become a fan favorite in the Marvel Comics universe and has appeared in various media, including films and video games. He is known for his tough and uncompromising attitude and is a key member of the Guardians of the Galaxy.