Avengers: Endgame Trivia #115: THIS Superhero Was Named After A Beatles Song
Avengers: Endgame Trivia #115: THIS Superhero Was Named After A Beatles Song (Photo Credit: IMDb)

Avengers: Endgame Trivia #115: Bradley Cooper’s Rocket Raccoon has undoubtedly been one of the quirkiest characters of the Avengers saga. The lines he gets and with the conviction, he delivers them has garnered a massive section of fan-base for him.

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Over the years, we’ve known some fascinating facts about Rocket Raccoon. We know the makers got inspired by a real raccoon named Oreo. But did you know? A Beatles song played an essential part in its creation?

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According to an Avengers’ trivia published on ScreenRant, “The Beatles song, ‘Rocky Raccoon’ first appeared on the Beatles title album in 1968. The song is about a boy with a cowboy mentality who seeks vengeance on the man that stole his girlfriend away. This is why Rocket’s name was Rocky Raccoon in his first issue, with his co-creators being big fans of the British band.”

It also states, “Although Rocky became Rocket in The Incredible Hulk #271, the creators continued to refer to the song in that comic book with its title: ‘Now Somewhere In the Black Holes of Sirius Major There Lived a Young Boy Named Rocket Raccoon.’ In the story, Rocket and Hulk team up to prevent the theft of something called Gideon’s Bible. In the song, the lyrics read: ‘Now somewhere in the Black Mountain Hills of Dakota there lived a young boy named Rocky Raccoon’ and the Gideon’s Bible is mentioned as a source of comfort for Rocky.”

Isn’t this super-cool? All the Avengers & Rocket Raccoon fans, drop your thoughts in the comments section below.

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