Marvel Comics

Chris Claremont (writer)
Jim Lee (artist)

Human Mutant
Remy LeBeau

Le Diable Blanc, Robert Lord, Death, Ragin’ Cajun

X-Factor, X-Men, Marauders, Horsemen of Apocalypse, XSE, LeBeau Clan, Thieves’ Guild, Crimson Pirates, Jean Grey School

Uncanny X-Men Annual #14 (July, 1990) [cameo], Uncanny X-Men #266 (August, 1990) [in full]

Gambit is a very well-known fictional character in Marvel Comics. He was abandoned at birth due to his burning red eyes, the child who would one day become Remy LeBeau was kidnapped from his hospital ward by members of the New Orleans Thieves Guild who referred to the child as “le diable blanc” – the white devil. They believed he was the child that had been prophesied to unite the warring Guilds. Soon after, Remy was placed in the care of a gang of street thieves who raised the child and taught him the ways of thievery. This is the history of Gambit that he had started.

Salem Centre, New York

Gambit is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with the X-Men. The character was created by writer Chris Claremont and artist Jim Lee. With the ability to charge objects with explosive energy, Gambit can turn a deck of cards into a loaded weapon. As an X-Man, he seeks redemption for sins past by playing an unlikely role – hero. Gambit belongs to a subspecies of humans called mutants, who are born with superhuman abilities. Gambit’s powers go far beyond a mere royal flush, but at one point, he was potentially one of the most dangerously powerful mutants in the Marvel Universe. By charging kinetic energy in himself and inorganic objects, Gambit has an endless supply of explosive energy.

Powers: Control and manipulation of potential energy and kinetic energy, Transmutation of substances into acid or poison.

Skills and Abilities: Fighting Expertise, High Charisma, Staff Fighting Expertise, Excellent Card player and can throw cards with ease, master thief

Tools and Weapons: Playing Cards, Bo Staff

Abilities As Gambit:
Kinetic energy generation and manipulation
Static generation
Superhuman physical attributes
Skilled card-thrower
Superhuman charm

As Death:
Transmutation of substances into acid or poison
Trajectory curving
Death Charge

Foresight via tarot cards
Kinetic Energy Manipulation
Thermal Manipulation
Space/Time Manipulation
Energy physiology

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