Marvel Worldwide, Inc., often referred to as Marvel Comics and formerly Marvel Publishing, Inc. and Marvel Comics Group, is an American company that publishes comic books and related media. It is one of the largest comic book publisher; their main rival is DC Comics.

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What does it mean by phases in Marvel Cinematic Universe? [duplicate]

See this picture: I Saw this picture in wikipedia article: List of highest-grossing films I following marvel universe since childhood, but never came across this PHASE thing. actually what does it ...
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Why are only X men called mutants?

In X men, we are shown that Wolverine, Magneto, Mystique, Beast, etc. are all mutants. Mutants are perhaps the people in the form of humans, who have extraordinary powers. So, in that terms, why ...
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Can anyone heal as effectively as Wolverine?

Other than mutants who are direct descendants / blood relations of Wolverine, or mutants who have Wolverine to thank (whatever the reason) for their suped up regeneration, for example: Daken - ...
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Have The Hulk and The Thing ever fought before?

I was wondering who would win between a fight between these two guys with such monstrous strength? They both are almost of equal strength but hulk has increasing strength with increasing anger and The ...
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Have Captain America and Wolverine ever fought?

Both have advanced healing powers, one has an Adamantium coated skeleton and claws and the other has a Vibranium shield. Wolverine has his special sense ability, but Captain America has brilliant ...
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Have Spider-Man and Flash ever fought? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if Spider-Man has ever fought the Flash, and if so, who won? I would imagine that with the Spider-sense of Spider-Man he would be able to sense anything coming towards him but that The ...
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Does Hulk get stronger with increasing anger? [duplicate]

Does the strength of Hulk actually increase as his anger increases? And can he beat anyone with his power as it increases with anger ? Increasing anger has no limit .
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Which Marvel character has died and been resurrected the most times?

It's a well-established cliche that comic book characters never really die. They always manage to get re-introduced through some retcon or another. Some characters die so often they're practically ...
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Is Thor more than an Asgardian?

Thor is a pretty tough guy. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor frequently appears to be the strongest among the Avengers (managing to bust up Iron Man's suit without breaking a sweat). That makes ...
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What is on Wolverine's head in this picture? Looks like a hindu holy symbol

I saw this photo in a children's book on the Avengers. My son asked what was going on with his head. I have no idea. Any clues?
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Can someone explain to me how Ultron feels pain in this particular scene? [closed]

I mean total human concept of really feeling pain/emotion is abstract and impossible for a robot. So why does Ultron feel pain in this scene?
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Most recent original Marvel and DC hero? [closed]

I know Marvel and DC have well established characters, so they rarely need to create original ones. I want to know the last original hero for each universe as of August 2015. Can someone help me find ...
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What Marvel universe is Archie's?

I know Marvel likes to make a lot of alternate universes. I was wondering since the Archie Meets the Punisher comics were a crossover between Marvel and Archie, did Marvel dedicate a universe to those ...
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How did Hank Pym get out of the ocean?

In Ant Man, Hank Pym shows us that he Has this event been documented anywhere else? Like in comics or cartoons? Did Hank go under water? Is his suit equipped for deep sea swimming? Did he contact ...
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Has the Super Soldier serum been successfully reproduced after Rogers?

After Rogers is turned into Cap, we've heard of several attempts at reproducing the serum, the most recent I think (at least according the MCU) results on the creation of the Hulk. Is there any case ...
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When did the Hulk fall into a black hole?

I have read a lot of questions and answers about the Hulk here, and several people seem to casually mention him falling in a black hole (and surviving, because who needs physics). The thing is, it's ...
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Can I read Captain America: Civil War without having read a single comic in my life?

There are a lot of comics to read out there and it is impossible for me right now to read them and get up to date with all of that, but I'm interested in Civil War and I never read before a single ...
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Reading order of Ant-Man comics

I would like to read comic books about Ant-Man, but I don't quite know where to start. I know his debut was in Tales To Astonish #27. Should I start there? If I do, do I have to read the previous ...
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What made Reed Richards elastic in the 2015 Fantastic Four film?

In the 2015 Fantastic Four film, But I do not recall seeing Reed during the act of his transformation. Instead, we just see Reed afterwards in the form in which we would expect if we saw any of ...
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What happened to Victor von Doom after the accident?

In the Fantastic Four 2015 movie, What happened to Von Doom? What did he fall in and why did it change him? Follow Up: I am adding a follow up to the answer below as an edit so that I ...
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How well do Heimdall's eyes work?

There have been a couple of questions operating under the assumption that Heimdall can see everything, pretty much anywhere. Based on what we've seen, I believe this to be incorrect. Nerrolken's ...
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How does Hank Pym simultaneously control multiple armies of ants with different jobs?

In Ant-Man, there are many situations in which multiple large armies of ants each have separate complex tasks that they are doing simultaneously. And we also imagine that some armies of ants are ...
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How does the super soldier serum affect the rate at which Steve Rogers ages?

I have my own theories about this, but I'd like to know for sure. It was stated in The First Avenger that Steve's metabolism burn 4 times faster than the average person's,but does that same ratio ...
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What happened to the spider that bit Peter Parker?

Do we know what happened to the radioactive spider after it bit Peter Parker? Did it bite anyone else or did it just live out the rest of it's spider-life in peace?
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Which comic book cover has had the most homages?

Often you'll see covers paying homage or parodying a famous comic cover. For example: or or So, which cover has been...well...covered the most?
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When and why did the shape of Captain America's shield change?

In his first appearances, Captain America's shield is an elongated triangle with three peaks at the top: Joe Simon's first sketch of Captain America Cover of Captain America issue #1, 1941 ...
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How is the timeline of Marvel established amid the multiverse, reboots, etc?

A bit of a vague question, I know. Stay with me. I like superheroes and comics, but I'm not a huge buff. One thing that I never seem to be able to figure out is how the timelines of comics (I'll ...
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What was the first use of white eyes?

To clarify think about storm how her eyes turn pure white. Often when you see Batman or Wolverine in costume their eyes are just white (no eyes). When did this first become a thing? First usage of ...
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Are Pym/Cross Particles used up?

While we don't see experimentation with Pym Particles, we do see experimentation with Cross Particles. We see Cross zap (for lack of a better term) various subjects with Cross Particles to (attempt) ...
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How does Ant-Man shrink?

Do the comics or the film specify if Ant-Man's suit works by: Shrinking the volume of all of his atoms (including subatomic particles) proportionately - possibly shrinking their mass as well, or ...
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What are the differences between Ant-Man and The Atom?

I recently saw "Ant-Man" and was able to get a general understanding of Ant-Man's powers and limitations. I've also read DC comics for years, and while I know about the Atom and have a general ...
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What are the safe limits of the Ant-Man suit?

Typically, Ant-Man shrinks to roughly the size of an ant (I bet you never guessed that!) for most of his adventures. We learn in the movie that the Ant-Man suit can only safely shrink so far due to ...
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How does Hank Pym's (Earth-616) Yellowjacket suit allow him to fly?

How does the Yellowjacket suit fly? I remember the books saying that the disks on his shoulders enabled him to fly/hover thru vibration, I think. That always struck me as an unsatisfying answer ...
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Is Yellowjacket's weaponry powered by Pym Particles, or something else?

In addition to the shrinking power, Yellowjacket has fairly powerful laser weapons with little to no cooldown time (is "lasers" the right term?), which seem like a formidable piece of technology all ...
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In the Marvel universe, do we know how the Norse people discovered Thor, Odin, Asgard, etc

It's probably never really touched at all, but do we know how the Norse people knew so much about the Asgardians? They know the names and exploits of dozens of Asgardians, their births, their ...
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Do Pym Particles do this in the comics?

In Ant Man, it is implied that prolonged exposure to the Pym Particles can begin to affect your brain. Is this true in the comics? Does exposure to Pym Particles make people insane?
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How long do the events of the future take?

In Days of Future Past, Wolverine spends roughly 4-5 days in the body of his younger self in 1973. He is sent/held there by Kitty, who must maintain her concentration while projecting Wolverine back ...
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Where was Tony Stark born?

I have just learned that Tony Stark was born on Long Island, but I haven't been able to find any information about where on Long Island he was born. Long Island is, as the name suggests, fairly ...
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How and when does Howard Stark die?

In the first scene of Ant Man, we see Howard Stark alive and healthy in 1989. So when did he die? And how? Is the answer different in different timelines? Note: This is not a spoiler because you ...
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Is the film line up of The Avengers taken from the comics?

In the two recent films The Avengers/Avengers Assemble and Avengers: Age of Ultron, we see the following people make up the team of The Avengers: Iron Man Thor Captain America Hulk Black Widow ...
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Why do mutants get their specific powers?

There are a few sort of groups of power origins in comics: Genetic from birth (e.g. mutants, aliens), granted/endowed by external means (e.g. Spider-Man, Fantastic Four), or learned/reliant on ...
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Is Wolverine really a wolverine?

One of the theories that gets passed around once in a while is that Wolverine was, at least at one point, intended to actually be a mutated talking wolverine (the animal) instead of a mutant ...
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Star Lord's mix tape and Walkman

As a preface to this question, I'm asking this under the assumption that Star Lord uses both of these items very regularly and as such they are subject to wear and tear. We can see that the cassette ...
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Do Asgardians use magical energies?

In the first Thor movie, Thor described their society as having technology so advanced it's like magic. Does that mean that Asgardians actually do access the same energies that Marvel magic-users, ...
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In the Marvel universe(s), is Midgard just Earth, or does it include the non-godly space stuff (e.g. Kree, Skrull, Shi'ar, etc.)? [duplicate]

We got here because the people who wrote the Norse legends didn't take space aliens into account, so the Marvel writers had make up god/alien interactions themselves. There are indications in Thor: ...
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Could Reed Richards survive a point blank gunshot to the head?

The image in this answer shows Reed's body stretching under a massive impact. I'm wondering what sort of impact would be too much for him to sustain, that would overload his stretching powers. A gun ...
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What did Bruce Banner whisper to General Ross in Hulk #3?

In Hulk #3 (2008), Tony Stark is watching video footage of when Doc Samson & General Thaddeus Ross visited Bruce Banner at his cell under Gamma Base. At the end of the visit, Banner whispers ...
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Does Mr. Fantastic have to wear fantastic clothes?

Reed Richards can safely stretch up to 1500 feet, and I assume (feel free to correct me) that the clothes he was wearing when he was first bombarded with the cosmic rays were altered along with him, ...
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Can Iron Man's armor in Sentry mode, or Iron Legion, hold Mjolnir?

If Iron Man isn't inside his suit of armor, and is allowing his AI to control it, or if Iron Man is using his AI-controlled extra suits and bots, can the armors/bots then lift and wield Mjolnir? I ...
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Which Earth-616 Marvel character has the highest kill count?

In the Marvel universe, there are a lot of heroes who kill their opponents quite regularly. We occasionally see questions about this aspect of the universe - such as "How many people has Daredevil ...