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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Why doesn’t Quicksilver’s speed cause a sonic boom, lethal to anyone around him? [duplicate]

In X-Men: Days of the Future Past movie, Quicksilver played speed god in Pentagon kitchen to save his new friends (this looked much much faster than his speed demo at home). Due to that speed, ...
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How does Kitty Pryde know/learn to control her time travel power

In the film Days of Future Past it is explained that only the person that is sent back remembers the other timeline, and Kitty Pryde herself does not remember the other timeline. Given this, everytime ...
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Who is the artist for the Kitty and Peter pages?

All-New X-Men issue 25 has a ton of guest artists, each doing a page or two. In the issue, there's a two page story of Kitty and Piotr that's in an adorable art style. Since the pages don't have ...
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I can't remember the name of this super villain

I'm trying to figure out the name of this super villian, here is what I remember: Super Strength (yawn) Looks like he could be somebody's dad (he had a really nice looking sweatshirt, and I think a ...
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Can Deadpool be killed?

Thanos cursed Deadpool to not die anymore. He already had his head decapitated, but after his head was put back in place, he returned to life. Has anyone read anything about it? I mean, how to finish, ...
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Who's faster? Quicksilver or Flash?

We see a lot of information about both of them, but is there a specific speed that each one can reach? I'm trying to figure out the current speed of each one, in the current comics line.
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What's the difference between the Hobgoblin and the Green Goblin?

So this is something I've always been wondering. So what is the difference between the Hobgoblin and the Green Goblin? I honestly have not read a lot of the comics. Most of what I know is from the ...
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Why doesn't Wolverine's healing factor work any more?

On the first issue of the Death of Wolverine, we see Reed Richards telling Wolverine that his healing factor doesn't work any more. I don't know if any other comics lead up to these issues (I ...
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Was Grigory Rasputin a mutant?

We know that a couple of Marvel mutants descended from Grigory Rasputin (e.g. Colossus [Pyotr] and his brother Michael and IIRC their cousins). Yet, none of the Wiki/Wikia pages actually mention of ...
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How big is the intersection between Avengers and X-Men?

We know that some Marvelverse characters were members of both the X-Men and the Avengers at different times. Approximately how big is that intersection compared to one-team-only members? E.g. is it ...
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Why do the people in MarvelVerse dislike X-Men more than other superheroes?

As CinemaSins snarkily wisely noted in "Honest Trailers - X-Men Trilogy": In the world where people cheer the Fantastic Four, Avengers, Spider-Man, those same people will inexplicably hate the ...
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What was Captain Britain's reaction to Psylocke's new body?

Was there ever a comic or a storyline that showed their reunion after Betsy Braddock's mind was placed in Kwannon's body?
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In which comics, Phoenix destroyed a planet protected by Herald of Galactus?

I once read a comic in which ruler of the planet was warned about the Phoenix force. But, he told that he was Herald of Galactus and he wasn't scared of anyone. He looked like Thanos, but with big ...
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How tall can Groot grow?

We see in the movie and in several comic books that Groot was able to grow larger. This question came about because I was debating with a friend on who was taller, Ant-Man or Groot, because both can ...
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How many Marvel films can be expected? [closed]

I wonder how many Marvel films could be expected around the "Avengers subject" given the multiple post-credits scenes we already have seen. We already have 2 Infinity Stones after Thor 2 : The Dark ...
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What does Dr. Strange summon from the Blood Bible?

In New Avengers, Dr. Strange summons some tentacle thing from a portal using a spell from the Blood Bible. It's so hardcore even Sun-God is severely weakened permanently. New Avengers #21 What ...
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Is Peter Parker/Spider-Man a stalker in the comics?

In both the 2002-2007 Spider-Man trilogy and the newer Amazing Spider-Man trilogy, Peter Parker is seen stalking his love interest (Mary Jane and Gwen Stacy, respectively) to an unhealthy degree. Was ...
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What happened to Edwin Jarvis after Dark Reign?

In the events of Dark Reign, Jarvis refused to join the dark Avengers and when Dark Reign ended Jarvis still wasn't in the Avengers. So what happened to him? Did he retire or has he appeared among ...
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How did Secret Wars fit into regular comics continuity?

I’ve just read Marvel’s Secret Wars series from 1984/5. (Fun!) In it, a bunch of heroes and villains are transported to the far reaches of the universe, and (in a surprising turn of events for a ...
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What's the reading order for Age of X?

I've seen several discussions regarding the preferred reading order for the "Age of X" storyline but it seems they just listed the release order and quite often, that's not the way it works. As the ...
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What is the Winter Soldier's arm made out of?

The Winter Soldier has a metallic arm, and being a Marvel property it's unlikely to be something as simple and straight-forward as aluminium or steel. So what metal is it made out of?
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Who was the first X-Man recruited by Professor X?

In the comic books who was the first X-Man that Professor X recruited?
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Do Odin and Thor eat and drink?

Do Marvel's Thor and Odin require food and drink (human food and drink) for their energy, or no? Is this shown anywhere in canon sources?
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When did Daredevil's weapon first appear with a rope attached?

I'm trying to find out what the first issue of Daredevil where his batons / eskrima had a rope attached between them more like a manrikigusari? I found someone online mentioned Issue 252 says he ...
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Is there an issue where Deadpool kills off everyone?

I saw this post on Facebook: And I thought that if it was real, it would be a good issue. So, is there any issue where Deadpool kills off everyone, as well as the writers?
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What is required to wield an infinity gem?

In the Guardians of the Galaxy movie it is stressed that a mortal human cannot wield the Infinity Stones. In the comics, however, several humans appear to have wielded one or more Infinity Gems ...
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How does Groot's regeneration work?

While Groot is a formidable brawler, he is not impervious (he is made of wood, after all), and often finds himself reduced to nothing but kindling. Thankfully, planting even a splinter of Groot's ...
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Does Howard the Duck ever cross into Earth 616?

One of the oft-forgotten (possibly intentionally forgotten) facts about Howard the Duck is that he is technically a Marvel Comics character. It was always my understanding that he was only a parallel ...
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Is there an internal reason for Mutants being disproportionately European-descended and/or American populations?

Last I read, mutants were caused by genetic manipulations of Earth's primitive populations by the Celestials, million years ago. Considering that according to current calculation, the time to most ...
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Does Belgium or its inhabitants have any roles of note in DC or Marvel?

As a Belgian myself, i sometimes wonder if Belgium is only known for their chocolates, fries and beer, or if Belgium has a significant presence in DC or Marvel comics outside of those (delicious) ...
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Are there any Australian superheroes in the Marvel-616 universe?

In the main Marvel Universe 616, there are heroes from all over the world. There are even special "patriotic heroes" like Captain America and Captain Britan (or was he Union Jack). Was there an ...
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Why is it forbidden for any alien species to visit Earth in Marvel NOW?

Why is it forbidden for any alien species to visit Earth in Marvel NOW? I read this on the Star-Lord wiki page. Does this extend to other Marvel Universes?
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What is an “Accuser”?

The new Guardians of the Galaxy movie features Ronan The Accuser. I've read a few of the comics, including one issue where Gamora is confronted by an Accuser. The Accuser in the comics seems to be ...
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Is Alex Wilder still alive?

In Runaways v2 #24, we see the Gibborim “die”, and they end up in a white place with Alex. They don’t explain if they are technically “alive”, but it has something to do with Molly’s powers (because ...
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What's the reading order for Age of Apocalypse?

I've been looking around and found many many conflicting topics. Can you help? Thanks
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Young Avengers / Childrens Crusade what to read?

So years ago I've read YOUNG AVENGERS (2005 - 2006). Thanks to the ComiCon Discount I've subscribed to Marvel Unlimited and I just found this comic again and saw that there are a lot more, like Young ...
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Can Nightcrawler escape Spider-Man's web by teleporting?

My 5 year old son has been garnering an interest in Marvel superheros and is a particular fan of Spider-Man. I recently showed him the Marvel Super Heroes Storybook Collection (Amazon link) where it ...
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Has there ever been a fight between Iron Man and the Hulk where one of them won?

I've been thinking about, and I've read spin-off stories that talk about who would win in a fight: Iron Man or the Hulk. Iron Man has technology and speed on his side, but the Hulk has brute strength ...
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What is Prester Omega?

In Defenders Vol 4, Strange and the Other find the Concordance Engine, and it was guarded by Prester Omega, who is extremely powerful. So who exactly is Prester Omega? Is he from the Marvel-616 ...
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What are the shiny circles on Thor's costume?

Anyone have any idea what they are or what they're for? I'll take a Marvel Universe explanation or even a Norse mythology answer. Thank you!
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What is the “canonical” size of The Hulk?

I've noticed that in the recent Hulk movies his size varies from movie to movie. I've heard, but don't know for a fact that the size of the Hulk seemed to change during the 2003 Eric Bana Hulk movie. ...
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Does Marvel's Taskmaster have a limit to the number of skills he can duplicate at one time?

The Taskmaster has the superhuman ability to duplicate the physical skills or abilities of individuals as long as the skills are not superhuman in and of themselves and he has time to study the ...
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How many people have been called Captain America in the mainstream Marvel Universe?

In the canon Marvel Universe (Earth-616) Steve Rogers (Captain America) has lost his super-soldier serum and has passed the mantle of Captain America to Sam Wilson (the Falcon). There is great ...
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When was A.I.M. declared a sovereign nation?

In recent comics like Avengers and Avengers Undercover it is mentioned that A.I.M island is a nation and so the avengers can't attack them. When did this happen, is it explained in another comic, or ...
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How did Squirrel Girl defeat Thanos?

I was in a Marvel forum, and I saw a picture of Squirrel Girl with a defeated Thanos, and the Watcher saying that it was the real Thanos, and that she had saved the universe. I'm not sure if that is ...
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When did Weapon X give Wolverine his adamantium

Note: I am ONLY interested in the main Earth-616 comic continuity. No movies, cartoons or alternate universes. As I understand it, Wolverine worked with Team X sometime after, or at the tail end of ...
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What started the multiverse collapse?

In New Avengers #2, Reed Richards presents the crisis to the Illuminati. He describes that the current issue with 'incursions' started when 'an event' occurred on a parallel Earth, which caused the ...
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What did Dr. Strange say to scare Red She-Hulk?

In issue 2 of The Defenders volume 4 (written by Matt Fraction), Red She-Hulk needed to be scared in order to revert back to her human form (Betty Ross). Dr. Strange whispers something in her ear to ...
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Why didn't Phil introduce himself as being with S.H.I.E.L.D from the beginning?

When Phil Coulson first introduces himself to Pepper Potts, he says the following: Agent Phil Coulson: I'm Agent Phil Coulson with the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics ...
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Who are the characters in the Marvel Universe Wiki background?

I was browsing the Marvel Universe wiki and liked the cool background but do not know all the characters are. I can only name some of them: Spider-man, Captain America, Thor, Black Widow, Iron Man ...