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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Why did Berry change Storm's accent from the first X-Men movie?

The first X-Men film saw (or heard) Storm speak in a more African-type accent. This was later dropped from X2 onwards. Why? Did the producers think the audience didn't understand her clearly the first ...
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How long do the events of the future take?

In Days of Future Past, Wolverine spends roughly 4-5 days in the body of his younger self in 1973. He is sent/held there by Kitty, who must maintain her concentration while projecting Wolverine back ...
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Are there any heroes/villians with only super weaknesses?

If you have ever seen Unbreakable, Is there anything like this in the X Men? Another example of what I am looking for would be Christopher Snow in Dean Koontz's Fear Nothing:
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Why do mutants get their specific powers?

There are a few sort of groups of power origins in comics: Genetic from birth (e.g. mutants, aliens), granted/endowed by external means (e.g. Spider-Man, Fantastic Four), or learned/reliant on ...
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How can Mystique mimic a fingerprint?

As seen in the answer to the question question Can Mystique replicate a person by just looking at a photograph?, Mystique's shape-changing ability seems to be based on what she knows about a person. ...
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Is Wolverine really a wolverine?

One of the theories that gets passed around once in a while is that Wolverine was, at least at one point, intended to actually be a mutated talking wolverine (the animal) instead of a mutant ...
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Is X-23 considered a mutant?

After years of reading X-Men, I noticed something that I had originally missed: if X-23 was cloned using Wolverine's DNA, does this mean she is not technically a mutant? Or does the fact that she was ...
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When did the “Mutant Problem” begin?

X-Men (and related stories) feature mutants of various kinds at pretty much every point in history, including some who pre-date history. That being said, my understanding is that public awareness of ...
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Is Wolverine an organ donor?

I was curious about the nature of Wolverine's healing abilities and some of its oddities. I've heard that Angel can provide limited healing via blood donation. Are there any canon examples of ...
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Could Magneto control Wolverine?

Whether in comics, films, or a new animated tv series, Magneto has always been shown to be exceptionally powerful, whether or not it's lifting a submarine or ripping Adamantium from bone. However, I ...
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Why doesn't Cyclops blast Wolverine?

When Cyclops and Jean encounter Wolverine outside of the room where he was last seen fighting Mystique, the following scene occurs: Wolverine: Hey, hey. It's me. Cyclops: Prove it. ...
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is Psylocke's Psi Blade visible to others?

In either 616 or Ultimate universe, is Psylocke's psionic blade visible to normal people? Since it's psychic energy, I've always just guessed it was only visible to those with physic preys Powers, ...
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Would Earth-616 Vibranium negate an energy-based weapon?

Someone asked a Gorilla vs. Shark answer recently ("Would Captain America's shield stop a lightsaber?"), which was closed for obvious reasons. However, it did get me curious as to whether or not the ...
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Is there a comic detailing how the dystopian future in X-Men: Days of Future Past came about?

I like reading about dystopian storylines, so I'm wondering if there's a comic that shows how humanity started descending into chaos after the Sentinels became activated.
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How does Ant Man size up against other Marvel heroes?

To what extent has Ant Man interacted with other Marvel heroes such as the X-Men, the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, etc.? Has he fought alongside them (or perhaps against them) in any of ...
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What do we know about Cyclops' eye dimension?

So while reading through some old questions and answers I came across this answer: http://scifi.stackexchange.com/a/33326/44765 In it, it is said that Cyclops doesn't feel recoil from his eye beams ...
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What is Cyclops doing during the Wolverine/Mystique Fight?

The other day, I couldn't find a single thing on, so I figured 'Aw, what the heck? Might as well watch some of the X-Men films.' As I watched the first Bryan Singer film, I noticed a rather odd ...
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Is the mutant gene dominant or recessive?

Is there any evidence of whether the mutant gene is dominant, recessive, or something in between? I know there are examples of mutant parents having mutant children (i.e., Magneto and Scarlet Witch), ...
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Has Magneto Ever Kidnapped Professor X? [duplicate]

In canon, has Magneto ever kidnapped Professor X? I think, maybe he has, but am having a hard time finding any evidence.
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Has Magneto ever abducted an enemy and held them hostage for any length of time?

I am currently working on an X-Men fan fiction story which acts as a modern retelling of the original Stan Lee/Jack Kirby stories. After after having the X-Men defeat Magneto the first time, I was ...
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Could Magneto harm Husk?

I remember a fight scene very early on in the 'All-New, All Different X-Men' where Magneto is defeating the new group with ease. One of his final attacks has him fuse ferrous dust particles to ...
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If the Marvel Zombies hadn't turned Wolverine, could his healing factor have been utilized to supply them with meat indefinitely?

Since he can regrow tissue/muscle/etc., seems as if he would be a perfect self-regenerating source of food.
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Why is it that Cyclops and Havok are immune to each other's powers? Does this apply to all mutant siblings?

I know Havok has a limited degree of energy absorption powers, but Cyclops doesn't and he's still immune to Havok's abilities.
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Is the X-Men: Evolution Toad immune to his own slime?

In the animated TV show X-Men: Evolution, there is a two-part episode called 'The HeX Factor', where Wanda Maximoff (the Scarlet Witch) is added to the Brotherhood by Mystique to give them more ...
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Why does Magneto seem to care more about Quicksilver than Polaris?

In the video game X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse, Magneto spends the majority of the game worrying about the safety of his son Quicksilver, but does not appear to be at all concerned about the ...
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Christian conversion X-men fanfic involving Wolfsbane and Wolverine in Limbo, autumnal theme

I read it probably 15 years ago (1998-2002), while in college. It was on a website devoted to fanfic, but might have originated on the FFML (FanFiction Mailing List). It started with Rahne being ...
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How long has the Danger Room been sentient?

I am currently trying to catch up on X-Men stories I may have missed the first time around, and have just found out that the Danger Room actually became sentient, convincing a student to kill himself ...
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Has Magneto ever derailed a train?

Ever since 1963, we have seen Eric Lensherr/Magneto do many astonishing things, some in comics, some in live-action, and even some in animated TV series. However, one thing I have never heard of the ...
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How come Mimic needs glasses like Cyclops?

I've been a humongous fan of the X-Men for years, however Mimic is, by far one of my favorite (second only to Toad, but different story) X-Men baddies. Yet, there is one thing I find deeply ...
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Are the ages of the original five X-Men ever stated?

I was looking through some of the old-school X-Men comics the other day, you know, the first set by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby? I noticed something odd, though: Iceman's age is the only stated age. At no ...
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Can Ultimate-Toad spit mucus?

I was reading a Wikipedia article the other day and noticed under Ultimate Toad's power list, one was stated as: the ability to spit a thick mucus-slime that hardens into a thick shell. Now, I could ...
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Toad's slime power

Where does Toad's ability to spit thick, instantly hardening, suffocating slime come from, you know that slime he used on Jean Grey in the first Bryan Singer X-Men film? I've seen it in some of the ...
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Has Gambit ever charged / blown up a living creature?

I know Gambit's usually a good guy, but has he ever charged / blown up a living creature? Possibly an arch-nemesis that pushed him too far or some mindless beast?
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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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How long until the rights of Marvel characters that 20th Century Fox own revert to Marvel Studios?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is currently unable to use various characters or the term 'mutants' thanks to the fact that 20th Century Fox own the live action rights to the X-Men and their related ...
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Can Wolverine build calluses?

Calluses are formed from blisters, which are in turn caused by repeated rubbing on a certain area of skin. Calluses are wonderful to have on, say, the bottom of your feet, or the palms of your hands. ...
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In X-men: Evolution, is Apocalypse associated to the power or technology of time travel?

Years before, I have watched several episodes of The X-men: The Animated Series. And I saw how Apocalypse became the most formidable foe of the x-men because he has tapped the power of time travel. ...
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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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How does Raven's body work? [duplicate]

I was watching X-men movie (part 1) the other day and happened to observe this- Raven turns into Wolverine and involves in a fight with the original. Logan then cuts the blades of Raven's right hand ...
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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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Does Raven need to hear the people's voices to mimic?

We know that Raven can shapeshift and replicate anyone she sees. Is that limited to outer appearance? I mean will the vocal chords be replicated as well? Can she mimic someone without hearing them ...
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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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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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Why does Cerebro use biometric security?

In the first X-Men film, Mystique is able to infiltrate the X-Mansion by disguising herself as a student. She then accesses Cerebro by mimicking Professor Xavier's eyes to fool the scanner on the ...
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Why does Magneto control the wires instead of Shaw's helmet?

At the end of X-Men: First Class, Magneto controls the wires in Sebastian's nuclear reactor room to successfully take off Sebastian's helmet, this allows professor X to freeze Sebastian. The only ...
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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 ...
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X-men Reading Order EDIT [duplicate]

I know this has been asked before, but I can't seem to find the answer that I want. I want to read the X-men comics in order - the teams, the storylines, what happened when. For example, I've read ...
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Identify this X-Men scene?

I remember watching a X-Men cartoon scene on TV in 90s. My cartoon senses say that it wasn't the popular X-Men: The Animated series. Here are the details I remember: Extended hands were shown from ...
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How could Charles Xavier walk in Xmen: The Last Stand? [duplicate]

We see how Charles Xavier getting shot as a young adult (In First Class) and have to sit in a wheelchair. But in the beginning of The Last Stand when he visits Jean Grey with Eric he walks, how can ...