Rocket is a cybernetically-enhanced alien resembling a raccoon, he gave himself the alias "Rocket," after his captors called him Subject: 89P13. He became a mercenary and found a partner/bodyguard in the living humanoid tree, Groot, before becoming two of the founding members of the Guardians of the Galaxy.
Physical and personality traits
- Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
- Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
- Avengers: Endgame (2019)
- In the mainstream Marvel Comics, he is called Rocket Raccoon.
- Director of the Guardians series, James Gunn, used Oreo, a real raccoon, as a live model reference for Rocket.
In popular culture
- In the Superstore episode "Angels and Mermaids", Cheyenne says she wants to get a full-sized back tattoo of Rocket.