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Fun And Furry Facts About Rocket Raccoon

Rocket Raccoon began his comic book career as a Beatles song inspired critter named Rocky, but over the years he has come into his own as a leading mammal, bridging the generation gap like few before him.

Rocket's rise to fame is mostly due to his appearance in the hit movie Guardians of the Galaxy, but his longevity in comics stems from the fact that he's an animal character with depth. He has skills, an interesting backstory complete with weird science origin, and an adorable space otter girlfriend named Lady Lylla.

Want to learn more about the cutest toughest and fuzziest most heroic raccoon in the Marvel Universe? Read 10 Facts About Rocket Raccoon Proving He Is The Most Interesting Guardian Of The Galaxy here


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SERIOUS students of heroic small animals know that Rocket Raccoon was originally a rip-off of Rocket J. Squirrel (which makes his closest ally a kind of a Bullwinkle Groot). Is it really coincidental that the Rocket Raccoon comic series started at the same time as The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl?
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