Gambit, also known as Remy Etienne LeBeau, is a Marvel Comics superhero and member of the X-Men. He was created by writer Chris Claremont and artist Jim Lee, and made his first appearance in Uncanny X-Men #266 in August 1990.
Gambit was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, into the Thieves Guild, a group of thieves and con artists of which his father was a member. As a baby, Gambit was given to the Guild by his father in order to pay off a debt. He was trained from a young age in the art of thievery and, thanks to his natural charm and charisma, became one of the Guild’s most successful members.
However, Gambit’s life changed forever when he met the X-Men and their leader, Professor X. He was initially an enemy of the X-Men, but after teaming up with them to defeat the villain Apocalypse, he became a member of the team.
Gambit is a mutant with the ability to charge objects with kinetic energy, causing them to explode. He often uses playing cards as his weapon of choice, charging them with energy and throwing them at his enemies. He also has superhuman agility and hand-to-hand combat skills.
In addition to his abilities, Gambit is also known for his smooth-talking demeanor and roguish charm. He often uses his charisma to manipulate others and get himself out of sticky situations. Despite his checkered past, Gambit is a loyal and valuable member of the X-Men.