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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Lex Luthor Vs Tony Stark Vs Brainiac? [on hold]

Who would win a battle of intelligence among these three ? Who is the most intelligent one ?
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Where are the different Spider-men in this image from?

I'm trying to identify the different Spider-men in this image: Where are the different Spider-men in this image from?
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Why are heroes without supernatural powers considered “super” heroes?

If I were to name a few Superheroes or Villains, I could end up with a really interesting mixture: Superman, Batman, The Flash, The Joker, Bane, Cpt. Cold, Vibe, Wonder Woman, Spider Man, Green ...
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Do Kilgrave's commands have to be given verbally?

Kilgrave's power of influence is a result of This means that anyone within range, and breathing the same air as he is automatically infected - regardless of whether or not Kilgrave is speaking or ...
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What is written on my Mjolnir?

I have recently come into posession of Mjolnir It has runes written on four sides, like in the picture, and these runes are mirrored (written symmetrical) on other four sides. I assume, that ...
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Is it Possible to Save BOTH Jean Grey and Nightcrawler in Mephisto's Realm in the game Marvel: Ultimate Alliance? [migrated]

Back in October of 2006, Marvel released a video game called Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, which allowed players to play as several different Marvel characters such as Spider-Man, some Avengers ...
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Spider-Man comic with several villains in it

A long time ago I read a Spider-Man comic of which I'm trying to find the name. One memorable quote was from a villain who was complaining that he "had millions, lost millions". Also, there was a ...
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Why is Thanos supposed to be scary?

The upcoming Marvel movies draw Thanos as some kind of demigod, with all the heroes of the universe unable to beat him. But why is he so fearsome? His powers seem to be mostly physical, at least their ...
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How does the Savage Land manage to exist in Antarctica?

I've been rewatching the old X-Men animated series and it sparked the realisation that the Savage Land is actually located in Antarctica. In-universe, how is this physically possible? The Savage Land ...
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How old is Rey?

Question inspired by AllieB's question. How old is Rey in the Sigil comics? Is her age ever stated?
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What is the status of Jessica Jones' daughter in comics?

In comics Jessica Jones and Luke Cage have a daughter, Danielle Cage. But I never got to know what happened to her again, not in the main universe. So what’s the current status of her daughter in the ...
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The Dameron's Force Tree… What Was the Point?

Perhaps I missed something. As I was swept up in Star Wars fever, and I love comics, I purchased all 4 of the Shattered Empire books put out by Marvel in September and October. In the 4th and final ...
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The One Above All - We We Ever See Again?

As every cosmic entity fell to the Beyonders during the events leading up to Secret Wars, this begs the question, where was the One Above All during all this? I assumed that the destruction of the ...
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Was Deadpool always aware of the fourth wall?

We all know that Deadpool is notorious for breaking the fourth wall and that he knows he is in a comic book (or video game for that matter), but was it always like this? Did Deadpool gain this power ...
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Why didn't Figment and Dreamfinder return to Earth?

I just finished the comic series Figment, which tells the story of Figment and Dreamfinder's first journey. In the final issue, they confront the Articulate Army led by The Singular and draw them into ...
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How many characters have taken on the mantle of Captain America?

We think of Steve Rogers as the only Captain America because of the modern Captain America and Avengers movies. But in the Captain America serial films of the 1940s his alter-ego was a district ...
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Is Captain America gay? [closed]

First, if you are thinking that this question is a joke or troll, I'd like to welcome you to the 21st century when the mankind is discussing legality of gay marriages. Now, if you look at the ...
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Identify the Marvel characters in this image

I recognize all the guys on the left and Apocalypse, but who are the rest? Extra points for identifying that crab monster guy...
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Did the US ever have 51 states in Marvel comics?

In X-Statix (2002) #16 (published January 2004), Myles says that "America has fifty-one states": Since one of Myles's main character trait is his education (as a well-read Harvard student – well, ...
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Are there any mutant inhumans in marvel comics?

Are there any mutant inhumans in marvel comics? (i.e. characters who are both mutants and inhumans) I think that the Beyonder once claimed to be one, but it was retconned out.
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Is Principal Wood inspired by Blade?

In Buffy we meet school principal Robin Wood who ends up fighting vampires. I started wondering if he was influenced by the Marvel comic book character Blade. Blade also fights vampires, and the two ...
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Who are all the superheroes on the Hellcat #2 cover?

I have seen this image on CBR: Who are all the women on the picture?
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Why does Dr. Strange have such a high collar?

In the original comics and in the newly released photos of Benedict Cumberbatch from the movie version, Dr. Strange wears an outfit with an excessively high collar. Does this high collar have a ...
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When is it revealed that Dr. Doom loves Susan Storm?

I know Dr. Doom first appeared all the way back in FF #5, also I'm pretty sure she was not yet married when this Doom infatuation was first revealed.
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Why does the Marvel character Mantis refer to herself as “this one”?

In Marvel comics the character Mantis commonly refers to herself as "this one" and also "she." This is a very frequent occurrence but I have been unable to find any explanation of the particular ...
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Do any versions of The Avengers/Stark Tower have a flying defense robot similar to this one?

For Christmas, I received this LEGO set of the Avengers Tower. It comes with some sort of flying robot defense-system that launches from the very top of the tower. The set is mostly based off ...
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How does Zola end up like this in The Winter Soldier?

I'm watching all the Marvel films through for the first time, and I've also never read the comics. I'm currently watching Captain America: The Winter Soldier and I'm not really sure I understand the ...
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Did every Marvel Universe title reset numbering after Secret Wars?

When Secret Wars hit, the 616 universe was destroyed, while that event took sometime to resolve, a All-New, All-Different universe was launched. (Which may or may not still be reffered to as 616) ...
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Has one actor ever played two different characters from Marvel?

Has a single actor ever played two separate characters from the Marvel universe? If so, who?
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Has the ultimate destiny of Galactus ever been revealed?

In Super Villain Classics #1(1983) Galactus makes the astonishing assertion: ...it is my destiny to one day give back to the universe infinitely more than I have ever taken from it.source Has ...
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Identify a comic where The Stranger's mid-section disappears

It's probably a 1980's or 1970's comic I'm near positive The Stranger was fighting Thor Mjolnir passes through The Stranger's midsection as it vanishes during combat Can someone identify this ...
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Is Janet van Dyne’s movie storyline similar to any comics?

Janet van Dyne AKA The Wasp, once the wife of Hank Pym, made her MCU debut in a flashback sequence alongside Pym during his time as the original Ant-Man. How does this compare to her written/drawn ...
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What term do people in the Marvel universe use to describe people with superpowers?

In the cinematic universe, people often throw around the phrase "gifted." For people born with powers, the word mutant is often used. What I'm asking is, is there a general word or phrase used to ...
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When did The Watcher violate his oath to defend his home world?

Uatu is well-known for violating his oath of non-interference, most famously in Fantastic Four #48, but I remember a comic where a group of alien invaders set up weapons right next to the Watcher ...
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How does the Mind Gem in the Chitauri Scepter brainwash people into loyalty and obedience?

When I was watching the first Avengers movie, Loki brainwashed people into absolute loyalty and total obedience by touching their chest with the Mind Gem Chitauri Scepter. Does it have to be the chest ...
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Are the mutations in the Marvel Universe that were created by Celestials only able to be created by Celestial technology?

In the Marvel comic books we know that Celestials intervened and created the "X-Gene," do we know exactly how? And with what technology? Or is it never stated? Are non-Celestials able to create the ...
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What is the reading order for the 2015 Secret Wars event?

I've seen a few supposed reading orders and checklists, but most of them differ in spots. What is the full in-universe chronological reading order, including tie-ins and lead-ins for the 2015 Marvel ...
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Has anyone seen Galactus laughing?

The Devourer of Worlds is well known for his omnipotence and is regularly seen in matters of greatest import in the Marvel Universe. But has Galactus ever been depicted laughing?
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Who is the most powerful mutant in the Marvel Universe? [closed]

I don't see this answered definitively, there are opinions here and there but short of having every mutant in a death match can we answer, who is the most powerful mutant in the Marvel Universe? ...
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Do any of the Secret Wars (2015) tie-in stories spoil the main Secret Wars story?

The final issue of Secret Wars (2015) has been delayed. I am reading via trade paperback/hardcover collected releases. Many of the tie-in stories are being released now in these collected releases. ...
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Can the hulk die? [duplicate]

If you have seen 'avengers:age of ultron' there is a scene where scarlette witch shows stark what will happen in the future if he takes the scepter but at the top of the steps where all the avengers ...
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When did other superheroes and the public find out Tony Stark was Iron Man?

While reading some Silver Age Avengers comics, I realised that back then the public and indeed the other Avengers did not know Tony Stark was Iron man, instead believing he was Iron Man's ...
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Why doesn't the government seize Captain America's shield?

Captain America's shield is made of one of the most exotic materials on the planet, which can absorb kinetic energy and is (nearly) indestructible. Why doesn't the government seize it from Captain ...
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Identify a Spider-Man comic featuring Spider-Man saving Jameson's astronaut son

I remember reading Comic World by Diamond Comics (India) in 90s. This was a digest kind of comics featuring stories from lots of different comics (Indian and foreign both). It contained a Spider-Man ...
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Has Cyclops of the X-Men ever developed the power to control his eyes?

Pretty straight forward question. We see Cyclops with his trademark visor/glasses on 24/7 to control his power. So is there ever a point in any universe where Cyclops develops control of his power ...
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How many heroes in the Marvel universe have used the 'Spider-' prefix?

I know Peter Parker was the original Spider-Man, but I've read about a few others, Spider-Man Noir for one. And recently that Miles Morales is the new Spider-Man. How many Spider-Men / Spider-Women ...
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What's the cost of Iron Man's armor?

Has the exact cost of any of Iron Man's armor ever been mentioned in any continuity?
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Can someone identify all the characters in this Marvel Not Brand Echh panel?

Marvel's Not Brand Echh was a satirical magazine poking fun at the "Distinguished Competition", published in the 1960s. Since I wasn't around then, some of the jokes and references require a quick ...
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Which real-life battles did Captain America fight in?

Is there a list of the real-life World War II battles Steve Rogers of the 616 comic universe fought in?
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Was the Hulk based on Jekyll/Hyde?

I've always wondered about the parallels between Bruce Banner and Dr Jekyll. Both are good natured men of science and both transform into questionable alter egos... Is there any evidence that Bruce ...