A crossover between two Marvel comic book series, Avengers and X-Men

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How are the events in “Wolverine and the X-Men” integrated into to AvX storyline?

I am reading "Wolverine and the X-Men" comic, and many of the early issues (#9 to #18) seemed to be dealing very heavily with "Avengers vs X-Men" storyline, Hope, Phoenix, etc... My strong sense is ...
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Avengers vs X-Men ending: isn’t it all The Avengers fault? [closed]

OK, there’s one thing I don't get. If in the very beginning The Avengers wouldn’t interfere and attack the X-Men and end up splitting the Phoenix Force apart: Scott, Emma, and the Phoenix 5 would’ve ...
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Did Cyclops go to jail after the Avengers vs. X-Men?

I'm trying to figure out if the Avengers vs. X-Men storyline is in the current Marvel universe or a separate timeline/universe. Did Cyclops go to jail after the Avengers vs. X-Men? Are the teams ...
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What comic did Namor and Captain America fight in WWII in?

In the New Avengers #29, we see a panel of Namor, the Human Torch, Captain America and Wolverine (?) fighting in WWII against the Red Skull. Is this collection of the four of them a reference to an ...
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Why can't the Phoenix Five destroy the Red Hulk?

In Avengers #28: Phoenix-Frost then warns the others of the Phoenix-Five that they can't defeat him, and they should just remove him from the situation. Why did they fail to destroy him?
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Why does the Red Hulk stay as the Red Hulk?

I get that the Red Hulk has different powers to the green variety of hulk, but until recently in AvX I thought that the Red Hulk was stuck in his red form, but then he transforms back So I'm ...
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What additional powers does the Phoenix Force grant the “Phoenix Five”?

When the Phoenix Force comes back to Earth it is split into pieces by Tony Stark's machine. Five mutants are embued with the Phoenix Force: During rounds 6 & 7 we see them use a few extra ...
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In what comics do the Avengers and the Phoenix Force battle in?

I've been keeping up with the AvX storyline but in a couple of the ones I've read, I've gotten part of the Avengers vs Phoenix Force fight but not all of it. The parts I've found are also somewhat ...
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Why can't adamantium cut through vibranium?

In Avengers vs. X-Men #3, Wolverine's claws meet up with Captain America's shield. It's always been my understanding that Wolverine's adamantium claws can cut through anything, but also Captain ...
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Who is watching the X-Men?

In one of the last few panels of AvX we see a figure who looks exactly like Magneto watching the scenes on Utopia, with Scott's X-Men fighting the Avengers. Who is that figure? I can only think of two ...
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Have there been clashes between the Avengers and the X-Men before?

Marvel's big comic event at the moment is Avengers v X-Men. In the answer to another question, the Avengers were mentioned as being somewhat anti-mutant. That obviously seems to potentially set them ...
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Were any of the Avengers involved the last time the Phoenix came to Earth?

One of the plots (if not the main plot) of the Avengers vs. X-Men storyline is that the Phoenix Force is coming back to Earth. This is not the first time this happened - the last time it did, it was ...
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Jessica Jones, Jean Grey and the Phoenix?

I've just read on wikipedia: Jessica was vulnerable to telepathic attack which led to her ordeal at the hands of the Purple Man until mental barriers were put in place by Jean Grey to grant her ...
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Who are all these Avengers?

In Avengers Vs X-Men #1 (the new one) we see all these Avengers assembled. But I only recognize maybe a third of these heroes. Who are all these characters? Here is a larger version of the image: ...
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Why is Magneto vs Iron Man not a simple victory for Magneto?

In AvX #2, Magneto clashes with Iron Man. According to the comic, "if you think this is no contest, you've never met Tony Stark.". I freely admit never meeting Tony Stark, so why isn't this no ...
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In AvX #2, is the Phoenix Force in two places at once?

In AvX #2, the Phoenix Force appears to both be in Hope and being confronted in space by the Secret Avengers. Is my interpretation correct, and if so how is this possible?
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Why is Daredevil holding webs?

In one of the final panels to AvX #1 we see spider-man standing on the S.H.I.E.L.D hellicarrier wit his webbing in hand in a net-like shape, ready to strike. Beside him we also see Daredevil holding ...
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Why didn't Spiderman wear armour all the time?

Spider-man has an new suit of armour that he's had ready for a long time, and he finally gets to show it off in The Amazing Spider-man #683. Sometime before or after those events he's in AvX #1. ...
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Has Spidey ever made a quip that cost someone a life?

In the new Avengers Vs X-Men #1 comic, Spider-Man creates a prodigious amount of webbing to save people falling from the sky. He makes a quip, as he is want to do: Aaaand you're welcome. ...
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How is the Vision capable of love?

Vision is an android with the memories of Simon Williams (aka Wonder Man) infused with his own experiences as an android-about-town. However, as proved by many journeys into his insides, he is still ...
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What ever happened to Henry Pym?

This question came about from the AvX story line and whether all current Avengers were going to be in this fight. I also remember that at some point he was kicked out for alcoholism.
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In “Avengers vs X-Men”, how can heroes common to both teams fight?

Wolverine, Beast & Storm are members of both Avengers and X-Men. As they are common to both teams, how can they fight?
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How does everyone in Mutant community know where Phoenix is heading?

In Avengers vs X-Men issue #1, Wolverine tells Captain America that everyone in mutant community knows where Phoenix is heading. In previous issue #0, even Hope suspected that she would be upcoming ...
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Why was Scarlet Witch outcast from the Avengers

I know that the Scarlet Witch was the reason behind M-day and the loss of most mutant powers but is this the reasoning behind Vision's cold response(see Avengers vs Xmen #0) to her showing up at ...
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Why does Cyclops believe Phoenix will reverse the de-powering of most mutants?

In Avengers v X-Men #1 Cyclops seems to think that Phoenix will somehow counteract the destruction of all but 200 mutants (from some earlier story I guess). Is this based off an existing known ...
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What titles are involved with Avengers Vs X-men?

The Wikipedia page on the Avengers Vs X-men it lists: Titles involved [with Avengers Vs X-men] This literature-related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. Prologue Marvel Point One ...
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Why is Wolverine drawn on Avengers side in AvX Program Guide?

In Avengers vs. X-Men Program Guide (free at ComiXology), why is the Wolverine depicted fighting in the Avengers side of the brawl instead of X-Men?
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Why has Namor joined the X-men?

In the Avengers vs X-men preview, the line-up shows Namor as an x-man, and indeed he's in the preview comic! I did some research and it turns out Xavier and Magneto have long (since 1964!) suspected ...
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Why is Beast an Avenger?

In the preview for Avengers vs X-men, they show a 'line-up' of Avengers and X-men. One of the Secret Avengers listed is Beast, an X-man. This seems a little unexpected; is this something already ...