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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Who put the computer in the scepter in the Avengers Age of Ultron?

In the Avengers Age of Ultron, the scepter contains the mind stone in addition to a computer interface to the mind stone, and an artificial intelligence program that runs on the computer. I know that ...
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You can't wield Mjolnir unless you're worthy, but has anyone ever stopped Thor from wielding it?

The mighty hammer Mjolnir has a special enchantment placed on it by the uber-Asgardian, Odin: Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor which means that you ...
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What does it take to destroy a Celestial?

The Marvel Comics' Celestials seem to be ridiculously hardy: From Thaddeus' answer to Which Celestial's head is “Knowhere”? From what we know of the Celestials in our Universe, (in the famed, ...
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Is anybody except Thor able to summon Mjölnir?

It’s well-established that only people who are “worthy” are able to lift Mjölnir, and there are characters in both the comics and MCU (besides Thor) who have been able to lift it. But Thor has an ...
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Do the three X-mansions in the X-Men franchise count as a continuity error?

The first X-Men movie has a different mansion than the one used in X2 and The Last Stand. First Class and Days of Future Past use a building different to both used in the original trilogy. They are ...
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Why did Ultron and The Vision disagree in Age of Ultron?

In the Avengers: Age of Ultron, But later in the movie, The Vision Is the explanation that, Can someone who knows this please explain it, along with some references? My theory above ...
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Which comics cover the origin of the many Hulks and S.M.A.S.H.?

I haven't read a Hulk storyline since Planet Hulk and Word War Hulk, and I'd like to start reading Hulk comics again. If it helps, there's a Marvel animated feature called Hulk and the Agents of ...
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What is the correct order to see Marvel series and movies? [duplicate]

In what story or chronological order should I watch the Marvel movies and series?
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Why can Cindy Moon (Silk) produce organic webbing while Peter Parker can't?

Cindy Moon, Silk, was bitten by the exact same spider that gave Peter Parker his powers, as established in Amazing Spider-Man vol. 3. While they both possess almost identical powers, Cindy's ...
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How come energy manipulation is considered so powerful?

From Vulcan to Doctor Solar how can energy manipulation be so powerful? What can they do that is so devastating that they qualify as Omega Level in the Marvel Comics Universe?
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Why was the Imperial Guard already on Ch'reesharaa?

In Gambit and The X-Ternals: Part 2, The X-Ternals are transported to the planet Ch'reesharaa. When they get there, they are immediately ambushed by the Imperial Guard of the Shi'ar Empire. The ...
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Magneto and Invisiblity [duplicate]

If Magneto can control electromagnet waves, couldn't he in theory control light around him and become invisible, or make other people/objects invisible?
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Have any comic book villains tried a plan like Ultron's before?

In the Age of Ultron, Ultron's ultimate goal was to: Are there any examples of villains in either the Marvel or DC comic book universes trying to accomplish the same goal by the same means?
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Are there any mutants who are well-liked by the public? [closed]

Everyone seems to hate mutants, but are there any who are generally well-liked by the public, even when their mutant nature is commonly known?
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Is MODOK planned to appear in the MCU?

If so, is there any previously-shown character who's set to become him? (I didn't notice anybody named George Tarleton at any time.) Any rumors? In my opinion, a live-action version of the ...
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Who Raised Pietro Maximoff in X-Men Evolution?

According to the X-Men: Evolution wiki, Pietro was raised by Magneto until he was 13, when Magneto left him in the care of 'a woman who abandoned her own son.' Who is this woman; Or, who might she ...
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How many Marvel Earths (Universes) are there?

I know that there are at least 3 Marvel Universes: Marvel Cinematic Universe - Earth 19999 Has all of the main ongoing Marvel movies Thor (1, 2) Iron Man (1, 2, 3) The Avengers (1, Age of Ultron) ...
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Start reading Star Wars comics in 2015 [duplicate]

I would like to start reading Star Wars comics and made a lot of research on the internet and on this forum. Could you please check whether my understanding of the current situation is correct or not ...
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Earth-616 vs Earth-1218 [duplicate]

I've just found out about Earth-616 and Earth-1218. What is the main difference between the two and which "Earth" is the one we see in the current Marvel movies? EDIT Just found out Earth-199999 is ...
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Why didn't Odin regrow Thor's arm?

In the recent Thor comics, after losing Mjolnir, he also loses his arm to Malekith. Odin calls upon a dwarf to forge him a new arm, composed of Uru. But...why? Odin is a reality warping skyfather who ...
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Could the Hulk starve to death? [duplicate]

Let's say someone managed to get the Hulk into space and left him there. Is there anyway he could die from starvation if left out there long enough?
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What does it mean for Magneto to be able to deflect rays from nuclear explosions?

In a scientific explanation of Magneto’s powers one sentence states that he can reflect the x-rays and gamma rays produced by nuclear explosions. Magneto’s ability to manipulate electromagnetic ...
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What did Nick Fury say to Thor in Original Sin?

In Original Sin #7, Nick Fury whispers something to Thor. As you can see in this panel, what Fury said was obscured, but it had a significant effect. Has it been revealed anywhere what Fury said ...
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Could the Earth-2149 Squirrel Girl destroy Colonel America's shield?

On Earth-2149 - the Zombie universe - Colonel America's shield is made of a Vibranium-Steel alloy instead of pure Vibranium. Also, in that universe, Squirrel Girl's squirrels are as undead as ...
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What, exactly, is Vibranium able or not able to absorb?

There have been a number of recent questions asking about Vibranium, and objects (like Captain America's Shield) made from Vibranium, based on the property that it can "absorb kinetic energy". This ...
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If vibranium absorbs kinetic energy, how can Captain America hurt people with his shield?

So two questions previously asked about vibranium, links below, they both came down to vibranium absorbs kinetic energy, IE absorbing the force. And it seems that way for most vibranium based ...
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Does the Infinity Gauntlet itself have any special attributes?

This one is pretty simple and straight-forward: does the Infinity Gauntlet have any special powers or attributes, when it does not contain any Infinity Stones? Is it merely decorative, a fashionable ...
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How does Baron Zemo relate to the Civil War comic arc?

Comicbook.com revealed a while back that Daniel Bruhl will play Baron Zemo in Captain America: Civil War. I wondered why I hadn't noticed him in the Civil War Trade Paperback (currently at my ...
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How did Stick find the young Matt Murdock?

Both Frank Miller's seminal Man Without Fear comic miniseries and the Netflix TV show adaptation touches on the critical training Matt received from Stick. Though they both skim over the ...
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Is “Veronica” a reference to the comics?

During the events of Age of Ultron, "Veronica" is mentioned a few times. It is eventually revealed that "Veronica" is Is the name "Veronica" a reference to an existing character or device in the ...
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What's the deal with Puck's ear?

Puck the diminutive member of Alpha Flight was always drawn by John Byrne with a misshapen right ear, resembling the cauliflower ear condition. Was there ever a reason given in the comic as to what ...
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If they exist, what are the character differences between the Movie and the Comic Avengers? [closed]

In the Avenger franchise, the characters seems to be closely modeled after their comic counterparts. The irritable, womanizing millionaire Stark brimming with self-confidence, the nerdy Banner and the ...
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Who knows about Loki's parentage?

Loki is the second son of Odin, All-Father of the Asgardians. However, Aside from the Asgardian royal family (Odin, Frigga, Thor and Loki) who else is aware of the unusual circumstances of his ...
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Which MCU characters are shown to be worthy of Mjolnir in the comics?

Age of Ultron has a scene with different characters attempting to lift the Mjolnir, with varying degrees of success and failure. I was wondering which superheroic characters appearing in the Age of ...
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Does Captain America have an heroic adjective like so many other Marvel characters?

You all know the heroic adjectives of Marvel. The Incredible Hulk. The Invincible Iron Man. The Mighty Thor. The Spectacular Spider-Man. The Uncanny X-Men. But from what I can tell, the big-name ...
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Where does Heimdall's sight come from?

A fairly straightforward question: where do Heimdall's abilities come from? It seems most Asgardians have a standard set of superhuman capabilities (strength, toughness, longevity, etc), and those ...
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How does Tony Stark control the Hulkbuster Suit?

I noticed watching Age of Ultron, when the Hulk and Tony are fighting, that the Hulkbuster suit is much bigger than Tony is. Obviously in the regular Iron Man suits it fits around his arms and legs ...
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Is “Infinity Stones making the name of Thanos” true?

I am listening to rumors (or, facts?) these days that Infinity Stones discovered in the MCU are making the name Thanos: T: Tesseract (Captain America, Avengers) H: ? A: Aether (Thor 2) N: ? ...
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Is there a comic dealing with Age of Ultron's future?

I've just finished reading the Age of Ultron comic (the paperback collected edition, if that helps), and the story basically goes that: However: I'd definitely be interested in seeing more of ...
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Did the Venom symbiote inhabit the Hulk?

In the Marvel Comic universe, the Venom symbiote used Peter Parker as a host, thus learning Spider-Mans abilities. So when Venom later was hosted by Eddy Brock, they were able to do whatever a spider ...
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What happens to Bruce Banner when Hulk loses a tooth?

In Age Of Ultron we witnessed Hulk lose a tooth. My question is: Has Bruce Banner lost a tooth as well?
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Can Wolverine beat The Hulk?

Wolverine and Hulk are two Marvel characters that have incredible powers of healing/recovery, making them extremely difficult (potentially impossible) to kill. In addition, both of them have ...
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Wolverine in Avengers? [duplicate]

I'm reading the Marvel comic series Avengers vs X-men. In this comic Wolverine and a few other X-men work WITH the Avengers against the X-men. I know Wolverine is an X-man. I'm wondering if anyone can ...
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What would happen if the Absorbing Man touched Silver Surfer?

If the Absorbing Man touched Silver Surfer, would he absorb the power cosmic or would he just turn silver? Or maybe both? Has anything like this come up in canon before?
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Can a cage made out of Vibranium contain The Hulk?

Vibranium absorbs Kinetic Energy and becomes stronger. On the other hand, The Hulk's rage makes him stronger. Which one will win? Can a cage made out of Vibranium contain The Hulk? Has this thing ...
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Why is Captain America's shield called indestructible if Vibranium can be broken down for microscopic applications?

First, "if Vibranium is indestructible, how was Captain America's shield created (melting and hammering shouldn't work)?" type questions should be trivial. Answer can be similar to that of Adamantium: ...
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What are the salary and perks of Captain America?

Brooklyn is Captain America's home, but time has changed since he was kid 8 decades ago. He can't afford a house there, now. This thing really troubled me when he said it in Avengers: Age of Ultron. I ...
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Does Tony Stark come from a dynasty of armorers?

I thought that the Stark name went back to Middle Ages, but then in Agent Carter, Tony's father says that his father was poor and a nobody. What's the truth?
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Has the Hulk ever broken a bone?

I've read quite a few Hulk comics / comics where Hulk makes a guest appearance and AFAIK, he's never broken a bone in a fight, or at least it's never been made really obvious that he has. I guess ...
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Why are mutants hated, but superheros venerated? [duplicate]

Please correct me if I have misconceptions, I have mostly only seen the movies (I've read a few comics, mostly of the superhero side. Would like to get more into that.). The marvel universe is home ...