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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How did Wolverine pass through the spinning blades unharmed?

In the first X-Men film (2000) near the end when Wolverine gets lifted up by Storm (and Jean to stabilize him) and he catches the "helm" of the device containing Rogue who was surrounded by spinning ...
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Can Mystique replicate a person by just looking at a photograph?

I have always wondered how Mystique's transformation works. If Mystique has never seen a person, but gets his/her photo with only face visible (passport sized). Can she still replicate him/her? If ...
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Mystique replicating a target's attire, how does it work?

I have always wondered how Mystique's transformation works. Please spare me as I don't read many Marvel comics, just those random ones which I can get. From what is seen in movies, she can instantly ...
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In Spider-Man's story line, is there any other newspaper except the Daily Bugle?

In all Spider-Man related canons that I have read or watched, the only newspaper seen is the Daily Bugle. Since all these canons revolve around Peter Parker, it is justified to have the highest ...
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What’s the longest significant blood line in the Marvel Universe?

I mean Odin ==> Thor, Norman Osborn ==> Harry Osborn are characters with blood lines who have been shown in various canons to have a direct effect on story and events. Mystique (Leni) + Sabretooth ...
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Biological functions of Mystique when morphed [duplicate]

I have always wondered how does Mystique's transformation works. Please spare me as I don't read many Marvel comics, just those random ones which I can get. When Mystique transforms to male ...
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Has Hulk ever been defeated by a normal person with limited weaponry?

I am a fan of the Marvel universe but don't follow much of its comics. So please spare my ignorance. Just to elaborate what I am asking, let's take Hawkeye as our subject. Hawkeye doesn't have super ...
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Is the legend of the Ghost Rider in the film's opening based on comics?

At the opening intro to Ghost Rider film, they tell a legend of a Ghost Rider (presumably, Out West ~100 years ago) who had a powerful contract worth 1000 souls, and decided to not give it to the ...
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Fantastic Four storyline where a parallel universe was destroyed

Long time ago (early 90's) I read a Fantastic Four story where the crew was on an expedition inside a parallel Universe. The Universe was destroyed (if I remember correctly, by someone/something ...
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Where was the Xandarian Fleet when Ronan attacked Xandar?

After watching 'Guardians of the Galaxy', one thing struck me as odd after getting over the sheer spectacle of the film; what the hell was the Xandarian military doing when Ronan invaded their ...
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Who was this girl that Hulk met after being minimized

In one old Hulk story (again something I read back in 80's) Hulk was minimized (by the government, if I remember correctly) to atomic scale, or perhaps smaller. In that very small state he stumbled ...
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Who was this female Marvel character in a Hulk story

This female character appeared in a Hulk story that I read back in 80's. The lady in question was some kind of movie producer from another realm and had a purse that seemed to contain a Universe (or ...
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Canonically, can Mjölnir be lifted by brute strength?

I was just watching Ultimate Avengers and apparently, Hulk got really angry and just decided to pick up Thor's hammer... Twice. Now we do know that people other than Thor can wield it as long as they ...
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Why is Wolverine afraid of flying?

Wolverine has said he's "afraid" of swimming because he's vulnerable in the water and can drown, but why is he afraid of flying? Is it an unexplained phobia or is it explained in any comic? We all ...
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Where is Wolverine's healing factor “based”?

I was just watching The Wolverine and I was wondering about that little electronic probe wrapped around his heart. Now we all know that that's what caused his healing factor to stumble... But why? ...
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Can Wolverine be decapitated by an Adamantium based weapon?

In Avengers Assemble, Wolverine tries shredding Captain America's shield and nothing happens, he then backs off and remarks that the only substance that can withstand his Adamantium claws is ...
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Why did Bruce Banner grab the scepter?

In The Avengers, I've watched and rewatched this scene many times but I still can't find a good reason as to why Banner would reach out and grab Loki's scepter. Was it some sort of plot point that ...
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Has Thanos ever been defeated?

I already know that in some comics he cannot die as a result of Death barring him from her realm. But has he ever been defeated in combat by one person or a group of people? I'm only wondering ...
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What is Rocket Raccoon's expected lifespan?

Aw, what the hell, I don't got that long a lifespan anyway. Typically, a terran raccoon in the wild has an average lifespan of up to three years, or 20 if living in captivity. Rocket, however, ...
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what's 'The Joker' from batman's real name? [duplicate]

I'm trying to find out the joker's real name as its a bit of a competition between me and my boyfriend on who can find out first. Anyone know the answer?
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In which comics does the Silver Surfer appear as the Silver Savage?

My son recently saw some images of the Silver Surfer as the Silver Savage and thinks he is the coolest super hero ever. I wanted to see if I could get him one of the comics where the Silver Savage ...
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What's with Thanos' “headquarters”?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, (specifically The Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy), Thanos is seen in a throne floating above a desolate asteroid field. This seems really impractical. Even ...
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What super-powered character has she become?

In S02E10 of MARVEL's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Is there a corresponding character in the MARVEL Universe that resembles what she became or has there any official word as to which, if any, ...
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Why is Namor part of the Illuminati?

I understand why everyone else is there (power / intelligence), but I've been reading New Avengers and Namor doesn't seem to do anything but screw stuff up and generally be a butt. He doesn't even ...
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Where does Captain America get his bulk from?

In both the movies and comics Cap gains his peak human strength via the supersoldier serum and a does of vita rays, resulting in the rapid development of his super buff body: While the most ...
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Are these characters from the comics?

In "What They Become..." (S02E10), Skye's father mentions that her given name is and he, himself, is referenced once as Do these names have any significance or refer to any existing Marvel ...
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Where do Terrigen Crystals come from?

Where do the Inhumans get their Terrigen Crystals? Do they mine them on Earth? Are they synthesized somehow? I did some quick googling, and didn't find this documented. Randac was the Inhuman ...
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Why did the Obelisk affect some characters, but not others?

In Agents of SHIELD S02E10, What They Become, we see Afterwards, 2 of them are affected, but not Tripp. Why wasn't he affected, why were What happened in this scene? Is this explained by ...
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Comic Identification: When did Hulk have a beard?

I'm not sure if this is even real or not - a friend just posted it on facebook. He's not a comic reader though, just liked the image I guess. Anyone know if this is from an actual story arc and which ...
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Is there an anti-magical material similar to DC Comics “Nth Metal” in the Marvel Universe?

Is there any Marvel Universe material or substance that has similar 'anti-magical' properties similar to those found in the Thanagarian Nth Metal in the DC Animated Universe?
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For how long Groot needs to be in pot before he could walk? [duplicate]

In the end of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, Rocket put a part of Groot in a pot and it worked. Groot literally grew up a little in the pot. Say it baby Groot, or simply undeveloped Groot, how long ...
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Why do Marvel Comics' Celestials appear to have humanoid forms?

According to this and their depictions in the comics, Celestials can remain levitated in the air and maneuver in any directions. If they could just fly anywhere they want and constantly remain ...
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Is touching the Diviner necessary?

In the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode The Things We Bury, we see Reinhardt expose a series of people to the Diviner/Obelisk. When one specific person touches it, This is the unnamed character ...
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How was the Proto-Adamantium in Captain America's shield forged? [duplicate]

I would like to know what combination of ingredients resulted in the formation of Proto-Adamantium?
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Is Anna Maria a child?

It is my understanding that when Otto Octavious' mind was in Peter Parker's body he fell in love with Anna Maria. This lead me to wonder approximately how old is Anna Maria supposed to be. I didn't ...
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Is it known what the markings mean on Drax The Destroyer's body?

Especially in the MCU, the markings on Drax' body are quite extensive (and very cool-looking I might add). They have a heavy leather-like texture. From what I could find, Drax's body is alien and ...
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What was the fate of Hitler and the non-HYDRA Nazi party in the MCU?

The MCU Wiki article about HYDRA says that the organization, under the command of Johann Schmidt, broke away from Nazi leadership in 1943. (We see a scene related to this in Captain America: The ...
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Has Wolverine ever changed the silicon seals in his hands?

According to the 1991 Marvel Trading Cards set, Wolverine has "silicon seals" in his hands which "must be periodically replaced". This card, however, is from before it was revealed that Wolverine ...
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How does Thor know what Banner is thinking?

In the chapter four (Thunder) of The Ultimates, by Millar, Hitch and Currie, Bruce Banner and Nick Fury travel to Norway to talk to Thor. Banner gets upset and calls Thor a "delusional crack-pot" and ...
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Does being worthy negate the weight of Mjolnir?

We know that Thor's hammer has a weight, and that the weight is irrelevant to the ability to wield Mjolnir - but rather how worthy the wielder is. However, most of the people who have canonically ...
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What is the mutagen responsible for mutation in the Marvel Universe?

Unless I'm much mistaken, all of mutants in Marvel Earth are this way because of single mutated X-gene. We also know (or is that "suspect") that the ultimate source of that mutation was an experiment ...
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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 ...