Armed with the ability to temporarily absorb others’ powers and memories, this Mississippi runaway started her career as a villain before joining the X-Men to fight for good.
After she discovered her mutant powers—that, by touch, she was able to absorb memories, powers, and personality traits from others—Rogue went on a long journey that ultimately led her to become a leader for both the X-Men and the Avengers.
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Rogue’s tale is one of triumph. For most of her mutant life, the X-Woman has struggled to control her remarkable yet devastating power: the absorption of a being’s life force, memories, or abilities through any physical touch. Although Rogue once rolled with the “Brotherhood of Mutants”, now she’s a leading Avenger. She’s overcome a lonely, criminal past with humor and a hairpin trigger.