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 publishers; their main rival is DC Comics.

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When did Ben Franklin sleep with Doctor Strange's girlfriend?

In Deadpool (2012) #3, the titular Merc with a Mouth is fighting resurrected US presidents and is assisted by the ghostly visage of Ben Franklin. When he asks Doctor Strange to help, this happens: ...
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What would it take to kill the Hulk? [duplicate]

My question is a simple one. Since the Hulk is technically mortal, he presumably can be killed by finite means (that is, short of using say the Infinity Guantlet or similar sources of power). So what ...
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Has Marvel ever referenced the song “Catch Me Now I'm Falling?”

"Catch Me Now I'm Falling," by the Kinks is written from the perspective of Captain America. I remember, when you were down And you needed a helping hand ...
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Where does the “Spidey” comic fit in Marvel's space-time?

Marvel Comics is presently (May 2016) publishing a comic titled "Spidey", which depicts a teen aged Peter Parker early in his superheroing career. The setting appears to be contemporary, in spite of ...
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Spider-man histories between Civil War and Secret Invasion

Reading New Avengers #27, We can see Peter using that black costume and reading The Amazing Spider man you just see him using that costume after its aunt was shot. I'm confused about it, because the ...
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In what issue did Genis-Vell ressurrect Elysius?

Does anyone know of an issue where Genis-Vell resurrects of his mother? I think Dr Strange was involved and it happened after her death in Warlock (published 1998) and before her appearance in Captain ...
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How does Cyclops avoid destroying his eyelids? [duplicate]

Cyclops is physically unable to stop shooting a highly-powerful optic blast. He is, however, able to contain the energy by closing his eyes. If the blast is so powerful, why doesn't it destroy ...
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Why are Marvel's universes referred to as “Earth”-####?

Whenever we talk about different realities/universes in the Marvel multiverse, they are always referred to by a designation of "Earth" followed by some number. The standard Marvel comics universe is ...
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Cyclops, is it his gaze direction or the direction of his face? (X-men)

Does Cyclops' eye beam follow his gaze or the direction his face is pointing? E.g. if Cyclops crossed his eyes, would two beams go in different directions (or, cooler, would the beam disperse)? If he ...
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Difference between Psionic and Psychic abilites

What is the fundamental difference between psionic and psychic powers? How can a power be classified as a psionic or psychic power?
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How is Vibranium molded?

According to the Wikipedia page on Vibranium, The Wakandan isotope possesses the ability to absorb all vibrations in the vicinity as well as kinetic energy directed at it. This, along with the ...
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Is Captain America at peak human potential mentally?

Did the supersoldier serum modify his mental capabilities? Any canon universe is acceptable.
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What makes a movie part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? [duplicate]

Clearly not every marvel movie is part of the MCU. Off the top of my head, there is: Tobey Macguire Spiderman 1, 2, and 3 Andrew Garfield Spiderman 1 and 2 Fantastic Four and Rise of the Silver ...
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Who repaints Captain America's shield?

It isn't too uncommon for Captain America's shield to have the paint chipped off or damaged. However, it's soon back to normal, every time. Who repaints it for him when this happens?
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Did the Winter Soldier and Black Widow programs ever interact?

The Winter Soldier and Black Widow programs were both Soviet operations where citizens were modified and brainwashed into near-superhuman assassins and used for espionage and enemy elimination. Both ...
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What is Kronos Corporation?

I have very much enjoyed playing Lego Marvel Avengers, but one particular location in Manhattan intrigued me. The building in the background of the image with the large letter K in a circle is the ...
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What is the force that enables Mjolnir to return to the hand of Thor

What powers Mjolnir to return to the hand of Thor? These two questions do not answer this, but do provide some insight, Was Thor unworthy during “The Avengers”? Why doesn't Thor's hammer return to ...
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Why does zemo wear a mask?

I am really curious what is with zemo and his purple face mask, did he always have it and why does he wear it? Is this just a part of the character, or was he injured in some horrible accident like ...
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Who was in the original Marvel A-list? [closed]

I keep reading that Iron Man was not really in the Marvel A-list until the first Iron Man movie. So which characters were in the A-list before the MCU started? These were two of the articles I read ...
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Did the original Drax have trouble with metaphors?

As described in this answer, the Drax we see in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie is quite different than the original Earth-616 version from the comics. That original version was a human spirit ...
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How old is Ronan the accuser?

In Marvel Universe it just states that he was born into one of the leading Kree aristocratic families on Hala, but nothing on how old or when he was born? Is he in the hundreds of years or still very ...
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If Steve Rogers wasn't so weak, could Cap be even stronger?

I have seen a fair amount of discussion on whether or not Captain American needs to exercise or if he is a superhuman, which got me wondering. If Steve Rogers weren't so weak prior to the SSS (Super ...
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What can Captain America survive?

Although Captain America is often described as not being superhuman, he can clearly survive things that a regular human wouldn't, such as being frozen in ice for seventy years. I'd like to understand ...
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Who else has worn armor designed by Tony Stark?

Tony Stark is not the only person to wear a suit of Iron Man-like armor made by Tony Stark. War Machine wears one. In Avengers Assemble, Falcon wears one, although it's not as robust as the ones worn ...
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If vibranium is the strongest metal on earth, then why did Captain America's shield dent when Peggy Carter shot it? [duplicate]

In Captain America: The First Avenger, Peggy is mad at Steve so she pulls the trigger on her gun three times and the shield dents. Why is that? Also, in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Steve gets ...
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If Thor does not hold his hammer, but he is worthy, does he possess the power of Thor?

If you are not Thor, but are worthy and hold his hammer, then you shall wield the power of Thor. But if you are Thor, and are worthy, but do not hold your hammer, then do you still possess the power ...
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Could you move Thor's Hammer in a wheelbarrow? [duplicate]

If Thor put his hammer down on a wheelbarrow you wouldn't be able to take it out of the wheelbarrow. However would you be able to wheel the wheelbarrow around? Similarly if you can move the ...
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Does Captain America have normal hair growth?

To begin with, Captain America was buried in ice for 70 years. So,along with all his metabolism, his hair growth seems to have been inhibited. But even after being rescued, he has never kept a beard ...
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What are all comics about Emma Frost?

I'm interested to know more about Emma, and I would like to know what does come after Bloom's History? Emma Frost: Higher Learning (#1-6) Emma Frost: Mind Games (#1-6) Emma Frost: Bloom (#1-6) ...
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When has Freddy Krueger crossed over into Marvel?

Inspired by a recent question (Who would win? Freddy Krueger vs Sandman/Dream (DC Comics)) I did a quick search to see if I could find instances of Freddy Kruger crossing over DC. This proves ...
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Which Marvel Character is on this tie?

I found a tie with a Marvel tag on the back, but have no idea who the character is on it. Who is it?
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Do vikings go to Valhalla?

In the marvel universe, do dead vikings who die honorably in battle, go to Valhalla? Do we ever see any examples of Thor, Odin, Loki or any of the other residents of Asgard, interacting with the ...
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What are the essential comics in Marvel's “Civil War” comic event?

In preparation for seeing the film Captain America: Civil War, I'd like to read the Marvel comic event that it is based on. I have Marvel Unlimited, so I can read all of the issues no problem. ...
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In what Captain America comic did he kill a room full of villains?

I don't remember the issue number, but I remember it happened: Captain America killed a room full of villains with a machine gun, and I think he abandoned the hero business for a while after. Which ...
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X-Men: reading order for story arcs

I would like to confirm if this reading order for X-Men story arcs is correct. (For example, I've heard that “Messiah Complex” actually comes before “House of M”.) Is the following reading order ...
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Why aren't more Hulk-like beings being created?

The Hulk was created in a fairly mundane way. Just take one human, add a load of gamma radiation and you get a hulk. Given this fairly simple recipe, why have more hulks not been created? I know ...
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Has the Japanese name of “The Hand” always been “Yami no Te”?

In Daredevil S2E8, part of Stick's backstory speech about "The Hand" goes like this: [They] spread across Asia, and finally give themselves a name... yami no te. It means "The Hand". Since "yami ...
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Fantastic Four: Franklin controls Galactus

I'd like to know: what's the comic in which this happened?
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Why are so many superheroes based in New York?

In the Marvel 616 Universe, a very large amount of superheroes are generally based in the state of New York, including but not limited to Spider-Man, the Avengers, the X-Men, Daredevil, the Fantastic ...
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Which comic series aligns most closely with Netflix's Daredevil series?

I really like the gritty and dark tone of the Netflix Daredevil series. Admittedly, I haven't read much of the Daredevil comics but the various issues I have seemed more light-hearted and a completely ...
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Does Deadpool have the highest degree of regeneration among all mutants?

There are a few mutants with regenerative abilities. The most famous being Wolverine and Deadpool... So,if the X-men cinematic universe is considered, it is quite obvious that the Deadpool is the ...
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Why does Stan Lee make a cameo in The Princess Diaries 2? [closed]

Transcription: Why did Stan Lee make a cameo in The Princess Diaries 2? Was this foreshadowing Disney buying Marvel? Is Princess Mia going to be an Avenger? So many questions We all know Stan ...
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Is Captain America's shield magnetic?

I believe his gauntlet is some sort of magnetic device (MCU), but is the shield itself magnetic in any way (both in comics and MCU)?
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Why does Odinson not attempt to regain Mjolnir?

It was revealed in Original Sin #7 that after Nick Fury whispers something in Thor's ear, he loses the ability to wield Mjolnir. After this, some stuff happens and girl Thor enters the scene and boy ...
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Who makes androids in the Marvel universe?

Which branch of technology in the Marvel universe "makes" androids (for example, Victor Mancha)? Is their job considered biotechnological, still robotics, or a whole other field of study?
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In the Marvel Multiverse, Are Yahweh, God and the One-Above-All the same being?

In the Marvel Multiverse, there are at least three supreme beings who seem to represent an all-powerful, monotheistic God, Yahweh: God: The One-Above-All: Are these characters meant to ...
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Is There a New One Above All?

In this post I made, I was wondering about the whereabouts of the One Above All in the Marvel Universe. Considering the events of Time Runs Out and Secret Wars, I have to wonder, since the Beyonders ...
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Can Iron Man's robots (or JARVIS) lift Mjolnir?

My friends want to know if Iron Man's suit can lift Mjolnir, or any of Iron Man's "robots" or JARVIS can do the same. They cite when JARVIS controls Iron Man suits in the 2nd and 3rd Iron Man movie. I ...
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Does Thor know that Thursday is named after him?

Thor has been a pretty frequent visitor to Earth (Midgard), and he has most likely been here on one or more Thursdays. Has Thor said anything about this day being named after him? Any continuity - ...
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How far can daredevil hear and smell?

How far can Daredevil hear and smell? In the Netflix series he heard a flashlight hit the ground 40 stories below him. How far is that when dealing with miles, or city blocks? Can he smell just as far ...