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Rocket Raccoon
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Rocket Raccoon comes from 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. Rocket was Halfworld's chief law officer ("ranger") who protected the colony against various threats.

Rocket Raccoon acts as the "Guardian of the Keystone Quadrant", an area of outer space sealed off from the rest of the cosmos by the so-called Galacian Wall. Rocket is captain of the starship Rack 'n' Ruin, and he and his first mate Wal Russ (a talking walrus) come from the planet Halfworld, half of which is inhabited by other talking animals, and half of which is inhabited by automatons. The character was created by Bill Mantlo and Keith Giffen and consciously inspired by the classic Beatles song "Rocky Raccoon" which included "Gideon's Bible" (in the comic book limited series it was a book that contained the sum of all knowledge on the "loony colony"). Rocket Raccoon made his first appearance in Marvel Preview #7 (1976).
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Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3

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Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite


Page Updated:  Oct. 29th, 2023

Rocket Raccoon was one of the most entertaining new characters to appear in Ultimate MVC3. Rocket is definitely entertaining with his British accent and funny moveset... but given the fact that many fan-favorites from past VS Series installments were absent in UMVC3, Rocket doesn't quite represent the "Marvel" that many of us know and love. He's an obscure Marvel character for sure, but Capcom did a solid job with his video game debut.

I suppose Marvel persuaded Capcom to include Rocket Raccoon in UMVC3 due to his upcoming appearance in the 2014 film, Guardians of the Galaxy (which I quite enjoyed). While Rocket was great in GOTG, his voice in the movie could've been better... I was hoping he'd keep his British Cockney accent from the game. :P

On a side note: Rocket Raccoon has to be related to Star Fox.

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