Rogue is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with the X-Men.
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She debuted in Avengers Annual #10 as a villain, but then soon after joined the X-Men.
Rogue is part of a subspecies of humans called mutants, who are born with superhuman abilities.
Rogue has the involuntary ability to absorb and sometimes also remove the memories, physical strength, and superpowers of anyone she touches.
Therefore, Rogue considers her powers a curse.
For most of her life, she limited her physical contact with others, including her on-off love interest, Gambit; but, after many years, Rogue finally gained full control over her mutant ability.
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Hailing from the fictional Caldecott County, Mississippi, Rogue is the X-Men's self-described southern belle.
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A runaway, she was adopted by Mystique of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants and grew up as a villain.
After Rogue permanently absorbs Ms. Marvel's psyche and Kree powers, she reforms and turns to the X-Men, fearing for her sanity.
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Rogue's real name and early history were not revealed until nearly 20 years after her introduction.
Until the back story provided by Robert Rodi in the ongoing Rogue series, which began in September 2004, Rogue's background was only hinted at.
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Her name was revealed as Anna Marie, although her surname is still unknown.
She has sometimes adopted the name Raven, which is the first name of her foster mother Mystique.
Rogue has been one of the most prominent members of the X-Men since the 1980s.
She was #5 on IGN's Top 25 X-Men list for 2006, #4 on their Top Ten X-Babes list for 2006, #3 on Marvel's list of Top 10 Toughest Females for 2009 and was given title of #1 X-Man on CBR's Top 50 X-Men of All Time for 2008.
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She was ranked tenth in Comics Buyer's Guide's "100 Sexiest Women in Comics" list.
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Rogue has been featured in most of the X-Men animated series, and various video games.
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In the X-Men film series, she is portrayed by Anna Paquin.
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Her visual cue is often the white streak that runs through her hair.