Anyhow... I threw my weight behind Rocket Raccoon. Two reasons (besides Rocket Raccoon being awesome): one, he's become an important part of the Marvel Universe over the last decade; and two, I figured he was beyond my customizing skills. While the former is certainly still true (even moreso, now that the Guardians of the Galaxy are heading towards the big screen), the latter actually ended up being incorrect....
the Lizard's, which work well enough, but I'm hoping that the Battle Beast line will run long enough to give us a compatible mammal's hind quarters. I designed a quick decal; you'll note that this is original, classic Rocket, as he was seen in his own mini-series, drawn by the great Mike Mignola. I personally prefer this look, and I figure that, if he ever does get an official release, it'll be in the GotG outfit anyway. Here's the decal:
UPDATE: I recently replaced Rocket's legs with the Wolfman from the Nightmare Before Christmas: