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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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?

I like to understand what kind of injuries Captain America can survive. For that, I'd like two details: What is the worst physical injury Captain America has ever recovered from? Has he ever lost a ...
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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, Dare-Devil, 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 ...
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Who's driving this floating monowheel, in Marvel's Civil War: Frontline?

I've just seen this in the foreground of one of the panels, with the speaking characters seemingly oblivious. In the following panel it looks like he's being chased by the police: But he looks ...
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Can someone be on multiple Superhero Teams?

In the Marvel Universe can someone be on multiple teams? For example part of two different avenger teams or be a part of The Future Foundation and still be on another team?
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Frank Castle's moral code

The Punisher's M.O. has always been punishment, in that he only kills people that (he deems) deserves it. While watching Daredevil Season 2, this scene happens: Has Frank Castle been willing to ...
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Has Ant-Man ever penetrated vibranium or adamantium?

This question was inspired by this question. Has there been any examples of Ant-Man (or any other shrinkers) penetrating/permeating through any of the fictional metals in the marvel universe?
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What major real-earth historical events had a different outcome because of Marvel Supers?

I am interested to know if any past event (let’s only consider Earth's timeline up to World War II, for the sake of brevity — the events from WWII to the present are well-covered in the comics). We ...
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What Marvel Superhero or Supervillain Has the Most Secret Identity?

Secret identities are an important plot point in many-a-comics, and it's usually a big deal when a superhero's secret identity risks exposure. However, many superheroes reveal their identity to ...
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Does Tony Stark break the 4th wall by calling Spider-Man “Underoos” in Civil War trailer?

In this answer, it says there is a reference to Spider-Man undergarments in Captain America: Civil War trailer. Are these undergarments (the Spider-Man ones in the answer I shared above) specific to ...
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What are the limitations of Daredevil's hearing?

In season 2 of Daredevil, we see Matt trying to listen and pinpoint certain events somewhere in the city. Being in Hell's Kitchen, he is fairly central in Manhattan. While most of the events of the ...
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Does Deadpool's mutation enhance his sense of humor as a side effect?

Has it ever been shown in comics or movies whether Deadpool’s mutation that gives him the healing factor also enhances his sense of humor? Bullets (pun intended): (It has been proven, beyond doubt ...
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In the Marvel Universe, what is the M-gene?

I'm reading the Disassembled story arc and came across something I hadn't seen before. In Spectacular Spider-Man v2 #19 they talk about using a nuke at Bikini Atoll to test the effects of radiation on ...
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Identify a Marvel character with a two-piece magenta mask that does not cover the mouth

I purchased this item for my son, I'm not a Marvel expert and can identify all the characters except the last one that is used for the letter 'L': I can identify Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk, ...
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Why was Quicksilver vulnerable to Scarlet Witch's curse in the Decimation comics?

Spoiler from Uncanny Avengers #4! In the Decimation story arc, the overwhelming majority of mutants lost their powers due to the magic done by Scarlet Witch. This evidently included Quicksilver ...
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Is Magneto the Maximoff twins’ father in Age of Ultron?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, is the Maximoff twins’ father Magneto? Because in the comics he is, but in the movie they said the Maximoff twins’ parents died, and Magneto would not really die that ...
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What is Black Widow's history?

Black Widow is a very confusing character to me. Where does she come from? Was she just an average soldier taken for science experiments? I have heard about this Russian serum tested on her and ever ...
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How does Deadpool break the 4th wall?

Continuation of Does Deadpool know he is breaking the 4th wall? So Deadpool knows he's fictional. But how does he know things like what issue he's in, or where the fourth wall is so he can talk to ...
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Why is Negasonic Teenage Warhead so different in the Deadpool film?

Negasonic Teenage Warhead appears in the films to have the powers of Cannonball from three X-men comics. Why was the character changed so much? Normally she has telepathic/pre-cog powers.
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Why don't people know Iron Man is Tony in the Extremis comic?

According to a bunch of reading guides, Iron Man Extremis occurs during the early days of New Avengers right around House of M. So why is it that in Extremis, no one knows that Iron Man is Tony Stark? ...
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How can Invisible Woman see?

Marvel.com says Sue Storm has a power to bend all wavelengths of light and this way she becomes invisible. Sue can render herself wholly or partially invisible at will. She can also render other ...
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Why are there two #1s of The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl less than a year apart?

So, there's The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1, released in January 2015. Then there's The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1, released in October 2015, by the very same artists. Why? Why was the numbering ...
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Who's on my Marvel coffee mug?

I got a new mug recently and people will not stop asking who is on it. I can name the first few rows (mostly) but after that I'm really struggling. I can't find any other images online either, ...
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Which character in a comic book adaptation returned after staying dead the longest?

Many characters die in comicbook movies and shows, only to come back to life later, in some form or another. Which one stayed dead for the longest period of time. To qualify, the character must: ...