The X-Men are a superhero team in the Marvel Universe, all of whom are mutants and therefore posses an innate special power due to genetic mutation. This franchise first appeared in 1963 in comics by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and have since gone on to include dozens of spin-off comic book titles, 5 ...

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Where do Lady Deathstrike's blades go when not extended?

Are Lady Deathstrike's blades segmented and retract into her finger tips as these photos seem to indicate? Or is there another way that they are sheathed when not in use?
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How did Bishop and Wolverine wake up?

In Days of Future past, we see Kitty sending Bishop and Wolverine back into the past. Then when they wake up, the future gets altered. How do they wake up? Does Kitty wake them up by stopping her ...
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Can Cerebro measure the strength of a mutant?

Cerebro is the mutant detector device designed, built and extensively employed by Professor Xavier to locate fellow mutants across the world. Cerebro amplifies the telepathic power of the user, who ...
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What was the device used to knock out Hank and the others?

After the explosion at the mansion, Stryker arrives and orders one of his men to use what looks like an oversized megaphone to knock out our friends. What was this device?
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Did X-Men Apocalypse take place over a single day?

I just watched X-Men Apocalypse, and it was night time when Apocalypse was awoken. Then, this ultra mutant being who has been asleep for 10,000 years didn't even reign a full day before the final ...
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How can Cyclops' optic blasts burn or melt objects?

I read recently that Cyclops' optic blasts don't produce heat. I found this very surprising. I watched X-Men: The Animated Series growing up, and re-watched it not that long ago as an adult. I ...
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Is Apocalypse a telepath?

From what I recall, he seems to have an ability to shield himself from Xavier when Xavier was mentally chatting with Eric. Then when Apocalypse interferes, he seems to connect to Xavier's mind and use ...
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Who are the “fittest” in Apocalypse's vision of the future?

The mutant En Sabah Nur, commonly known (amongst family, friends, comic afficionados) as Apocalypse, has a very core belief which acts as a guiding principle for his master scheme, as shown in the ...
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How is Quicksilver able to lift people?

In the two most recent X-men films, Quicksilver has moved people just in time to save them from bullets/explosions etc. How is he strong enough to do this? In the new movie he moves about a dozen ...
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Is there any evidence that this character survived X-Men: Apocalypse?

In X-Men Apocalypse, is there any evidence that: survived ?
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Were the Egyptian Four Horsemen characters from the comics?

In the opening sequence of X-Men: Apocalypse, we see the "Four Horsemen" of Apocalypse These are not the original Four Horsemen of Apocalypse from the comics: War, Famine, Pestilence, & Death. ...
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Is there any evidence that this character survived the explosion in X-Men: Apocalypse?

In X-Men Apocalypse, is there any evidence that: survived the explosion of ?
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Is there any evidence that this character survived the helicopter crash in X-Men: Apocalypse?

In X-Men Apocalypse, is there any evidence that: survived the helicopter explosion?
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Why was Alex Summers in prison?

Towards the beginning of X-Men: First Class, Charles and Erik visit a prison to recruit Alex Summers (later taking the moniker of Havok), but I don't recall any explanation offered as to why he's ...
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If Rogue absorbs Magneto's power why can't she escape?

In the first X-Men movie (2000), at the final showdown, Magneto forces his powers upon Rogue so she can be the catalyst in his machine. But if Rogue has Magneto's power, and he is temporarily ...
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How much self-control does Jean Grey have?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, we witness Jean Grey undergoing a dramatic transformation This is a complete turnaround from the Jean Grey we know from the trilogy before X-Men: Days of Future Past, when in-...
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Where did Magneto get his helmet from?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur) gives Magneto his helmet. In X-Men: First Class, Magneto gets his helmet from Sebastian Shaw. Are these two movies in the different universe or does ...
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What did Apocalypse mean by this line?

In the climax of X-Men Apocalypse, What did he mean by this?
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How do these characters escape from the chopper?

In the X-Men: Apocalypse movie, when Stryker captures some mutants (Mystique, Hank and don't remember who else) along with Moira and takes them with him in his chopper they are kept in a cabin (within ...
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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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Is Rebecca Romijn/Jennifer Lawrence Mystique's “natural” human form?

Throughout the X-Men film franchise, Mystique has a form that she uses as a "default" human appearance, as portrayed by Rebecca Romijn and later (earlier?) Jennifer Lawrence. Is this form "natural"...
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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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How does Professor Charles Xavier's telepathy/telekinesis work?

I know that Prof X has psionic abilities, Inducing illusions Mind Control and Mental Suggestion Temporary mental or physical paralysis Loss of specific memories, or total amnesia Sensing the ...
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Magneto and the loss of his powers

Repeatedly it is said that Magneto lost half of his powers while trying to destroy some Apocalypse starship. Do you know the name of the comic, or is it just a fact mentioned - but never depicted - in ...
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Why is Magneto's cape asymmetrical in Days of Future Past?

In the film X-Men: Days of Future Past, Magneto's cape, both in the future and in the past, Magneto's cape is weirdly uneven. Why is this the case? Is there some story-based reason for this? Or is ...
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What is the difference between a human and a mutant?

What is the difference between humans and mutants in X-Men? Are mutants born to normal humans? Also, how do mutants get their powers? Are they born with them?
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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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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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Who was the first person to be slimed by Toad?

Many people have fallen victim of (read: been awarded with) Toad's slime. However there needs to have been a first: Who was the first being to be slimed by Toad? Yes, this is a real question. Toad's ...
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Was Magneto pushing the bullet into the police officer's head?

As has been pointed out. Magneto did have the ability to stop the bullet fired at the officer in X Men II. Here's the rub... bullets aren't rockets with motors. Once their forward motion caused by the ...
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Difference between Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and X-Men [closed]

I've just seen the trailer for Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. Never having read the book, I can say that it looks a lot like X-Men, with its school of "gifted" children and everything. ...
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Can Magneto detect magnetic objects without seeing them?

Could someone with a metal bullet hit magneto, when he is not expecting it? In the movies it looks like he has to concentrate on where the bullets are coming from which makes sense. More metal more ...
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Why didn't the mutants in the Danger Room use weapons?

Is there a reason that mutants won't or can't use weapons in the Danger Room? Does it have something to do with the professor being peace-loving or that they are kids or that they have to train with ...
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If Wolverine's head was cut off, would it grow back? [duplicate]

The inspiration for my question is from this video, Is this an accurate assumption to make? Edit I think it's apparent that if his head is destroyed in the way depicted, the adamantium skull ...
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If Magneto's metal helmet can block Professor X's telepathic powers, why can't Wolverine's adamantium skull?

Do we know anything about the difference in the concept between those two cases?
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How accurate is the depiction of Colossus' personality in Deadpool compared to his comic version?

In the 2016 film Deadpool, Colossus is shown to be very careful and responsible, reminiscent of Captain America in the Avengers series. Is this depiction true to his comic book persona? If not, what ...
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Why was Logan surprised to see Professor X and Storm in the end?

At the end of X-Men:Days of Future Past, why did Logan act surprised to see Storm and Professor X, whom he had no clue were dead. The others, Beast, Cyclops, Jean Grey, I understand his surprise to ...
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What is Amix Group?

In Deadpool, The sign at the entrance to the scrap yard says "Amix Group". What is Amix Group? Is this company mentioned in other Marvel stories, like Stark Industries or Pym Technologies? Or ...
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How did Amix Group get this helicarrier?

In Deadpool, What is the history of this particular helicarrier? And why in particular was it sent to the Amix Group scrap yard?
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Are the X-Men movies related to Deadpool? [duplicate]

No spoilers, please! My friend and I plan to see Deadpool soon, but she hasn't seen any of the X-Men movies. Would she benefit at all from having seen the X-Men movies (or at least, any specific ones)...
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What was Deadpool's line about the two Professor X's?

At some point in the Deadpool movie, Deadpool makes a joke about the two different actors who played Professor X. Does anyone know the exact wording of his line?
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Which X-Men movies should I watch before Deadpool?

I want to watch Deadpool, but I have heard the character has appeared in X-Men series too. My question is, if I watch X-Men before Deadpool, will it enhance my interest in the Deadpool character?
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Why are Weapon XI and Deadpool totally different? [duplicate]

Just saw the Deadpool movie (amazing movie). Before watching this movie, I was sure he would have the same abilities as Weapon XI (from X-Men Origins: Wolverine). Stryker activates a mouth-sewn ...
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Why was Beast suprised by the cure in X-Men 3?

In Days of Future Past we learn that Beast had created a serum which can temporarily suppress his powers (and treat Xavier...). Then why is the older Beast in X-Men 3 both surprised and touched when ...
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How old is Alex Summers (Havok) in X-Men: First Class?

From a previous question, I saw that he was in his late teens or early twenties but I want to know a little more factual details. The comics don't even help. How old is he?
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X-Men movies discrepancies [duplicate]

I'm an avid watcher and lover of the X-Men movies. The original trilogy, the X-men wolverine series, as well X-Men: First Class and DoFP. With X-Men: The Last Stand, Mystique has lost her powers, ...
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Why don't all heroes in the 1994 Spider-Man cartoon take out the bad guys together?

In the second season of the 1994 Spider-Man cartoon series, Spider-Man co-operates with the X-Men. Why is Spider-Man fighting against crime alone? X-Men fought thousands of sentinels and won. They ...
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Who is this in the X-Men Apocalypse trailer?

In the very first seconds of the trailer in which Jean is dreaming you can see this frame: I may be thinking too much...but from what this looks like, its a feminine body... am I being paranoid or ...
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In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, is Zero a mutant?

Is Zero a mutant? In the movie, it seems that he has good skill in using guns but no real power.