Gambit (Rémy Etienne LeBeau) is a fictional character, a Marvel Comics superhero that has held membership in the team known as the X-Men. Created by writer Chris Claremont and artist Jim Lee, the character first appeared briefly in Uncanny X-Men Annual #14 (1990), weeks before a more comprehensive appearance in Uncanny X-Men #266 (August 1990). As of 2008, there have been two attempts at an ongoing title starring the character. Gambit also had two different miniseries and starred prominently in the X-Force replacement title during the Age of Apocalypse, Gambit & the X-Ternals.
As a mutant, Gambit possesses the ability to manipulate kinetic energy. He is also skilled in card-throwing, hand-to-hand combat, and the use of a Bō staff.
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