Fans of „Guardians of the Galaxy“ will probably know Rocket Racoon, as he played a highly visible role in the series starting with Marvel's 2008 relaunch.He has also felt comfortable in an animated series and video games like the cross over Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom and is about to appear in Marvel Heroes a new action MMORPG. Up until 1985 Rocket hat to settle for mere guest appearances until he got his own mini series – one of Mike Mignola's earlier works (pencils Mike Mignola, inks Al Gordon, with Al Milgrom). Still, after that he reverted to his cameo existence. That is probably why he isn't as famous as his front cover co-posers.
He played frequent roles in Guardians of the Galaxy from 2007 to 2010 until the series was canceled when reaching its 25th issue. Despite that Rocket Racoon has been appearing in a number of Marvel's series and has even been chosen as icon for the publisher's most recent facebook logo. His next great performance is already at hand: he will participte in Marvel's nect live action film „Guardians of the Galaxy“, which is due in August 2014 as another big event of Marvel's great relaunch.