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The cover to volume 2 #1 by Skottie Young.
The Marvel Comics character of Rocket Raccoon has had several self-titled series and prominent stories so far:
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Rocket Raccoon Vol 1 (1985) was a four-issue mini-series written by Bill Mantlo, with art by Mike Mignola. For more information, please see its own page.

The four-issue limited series Annihilators (2012) included a backup feature by Dan Abnett that followed Rocket and Groot after the dissolution of the Guardians of the Galaxy. This story is notable for revealing what really happened on Halfworld and the fates of its denizens.

Rocket Raccoon Vol 2 (2014–2015) was a series written and drawn by Skottie Young. Rocket goes on the run from the Ex-Terminators, a verital army of, well, his exes, while at the same time framed for murder by his nemesis: Blackjack O'Hare! The series ended with eleven issues.

Rocket Raccoon Vol 3 (2017) was a five-issue mini-series written by Matthew Rosenberg, with art by Jorge Coelho. As part of the "Grounded" storyline, Rocket has found himself trapped on Earth. Sick of being on a backwards mudball, Rocket vows to find a way off this flarkin' planet.

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Rocket Vol 1 (2017) was a six-issue mini-series written by Al Ewing, with art by Adam Gorham. For more information, please see its own page.

For tropes about Rocket Raccoon himself and his associates, see the characters page.


    Volume 2 
  • Amazon Brigade: The Ex-Terminators led by Gemeral Amalya. And they hate Rocket.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: In issue #9, a potential future appears where Groot goes to Earth for testing and his self-healing goes into overdrive, making him grow to fifty feet and start attacking everyone. It's only through the Heroic Sacrifice of Rocket that this Grootzilla stops.
  • Frame-Up: Blackjack O'Hare pretends to be Rocket and commits crimes across the galaxy to ruin his name. Which was already pretty ruined, but now he has the authorities after him.
  • MacGuffin: The Book of Halfworld.
  • Rescue Romance: General Amalya's backstory with Rocket: he saved her from a kidnapping, they had a romance, then he left her after pilfering her family fortunes. So she wants revenge.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Both the Ex-Terminators and Blackjack O'Hare want revenge against Rocket, but they both keep getting in each other's way.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here: Rocket finally gets his hands on the Book of Halfworld, which should tell him about his race's mysterious past. However, the passages he starts to read are too odd and unnerving, so he just quits, gives the book to Captain Sale, and leaves.
  • Slippy-Slidey Ice World: The planet Fron, also known as the "Winter Planet."
  • Speaks in Binary: One of the robots Rocket finds on Knowhere is named 01100010 01110010 01110101 01110100 01100101, which is binary for "Brute."

    Volume 3 

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