|Real name: Unrevealed
Legal status: Citizen of the United States with no known criminal record; sought by S.H.I.E.L.D. on a charge of murder, a crime for which she was framed
Place of birth: Unknown location in Caldecott County, Mississippi
Group affiliation: X-Men, formerly the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants II
Base of operations: Xavier Institute, Salem Center, Westchester County, New York
First appearance: AVENGERS ANNUAL #10
Weight: 120 lbs.
Hair: Brown, with a white streak
Known superhuman powers: Rogue is a mutant who can absorb others' memories and physical abilities through physical contact. In a battle with the original Ms. Marvel, Rogue absorbed the heroine's powers permanently -- gaining invulnerability, super strength and the ability to fly.
History: Very little is known of Rogue's life before she discovered her mutation, not even her real name. She grew up in Caldecott County, near the banks of the Mississippi River. One day, she kissed a boy named Cody Robbins, and he lost consciousness. Unable to shut out Robbins' memories in her mind, Rogue fled. The boy's thoughts faded in time, but the incident led Rogue to discover that she had developed the mutant power to absorb another's memories and abilities by touch. Moreover, she learned she could not control her newfound power. Rogue joined the second Brotherhood of Evil Mutants -- whose leader, Mystique, came to regard her as a daughter.
Mystique assigned Rogue to ambush the original Ms. Marvel and steal her powers so she could use them to free the other members of the Brotherhood from prison. But something went horribly wrong, and the transfer became permanent. Hence, Rogue now possesses the superhuman powers of Ms. Marvel. In anguish, she begged Professor Charles Xavier for help and was admitted to the X-Men on a provisional basis. Rogue quickly proved herself to be loyal and brave, and is now a full-fledged member of the team. Although she still has not learned to control her absorption power, the emotional support Rogue has found among the X-Men has greatly improved her state of mind. Later, when the team was living in the Australian outback, Ms. Marvel's memories were somehow removed from Rogue after she entered and re-emerged from the mystical Siege Perilous.
More recently, Rogue's powers have gone,appropriately, rogue (even more so that usual) and she has been manifesting the physical attributes of people she has come in contact with. Permanently, it seems, she now has Wolverine's natural bone claws and a measure of his healing power. She is currently with the team of X-men on a quest to retrieve Destiny's diaries.