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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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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Does The World Appear Frozen To Those In Super Speed? [on hold]

If super speed was a new invention, or someone actually had the ability...would everyone else appear frozen to them when they entered it? I'm talking about all the movies and TV shows and depict some ...
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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? [on hold]

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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Lighting in x men magnetos holding cell [duplicate]

Lights has been shown to be present in magnetos holding cell in x men of days of future past. How did they create that lights without metals?
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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 ...
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About the absence of metal in machinery and buildings of the past

In X-Men: Days of Future Past I see several things about absence of metal that I am a bit skeptical about. For example, Magneto is being held under the Pentagon and there should be no metal ...
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Who attacked Dazzler during All-New X-Men #17?

I suspect this is long after the time when spoilers are in effect, but in All-New X-Men #17, Reference My question is, was it ever established who exactly attacked her? Those standing by her ...
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Reason for inexplicable hate of mutants by humans [duplicate]

Why do the humans hate mutants? I mean, the superheroes are the heroes with the same abilities, aren't they? And it's not like the mutants are always rampaging around, right? So how come superman and ...
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X-Men Origins: Why is Deadpool able to shoot lasers?

In X-Men Origins, Scott Summers lost his eyes, which were then put into Deadpool. After this event, in X-Men 1 through X-Men 3 Scott was still able to fire lasers, implying that the mutant ability was ...
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If Juggernaut Charged the Blob

If the Unstoppable Juggernaut ran head first into the Immovable Blob, what would happen? I have checked several sources, but have had no luck so far.
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Could Husk escape Toad's slime attack?

If Paige Guthrie (Husk) was slimed by Toad, would she be able to shed it off or would she need to be saved? I would think so, but I am just looking for another point of view.
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Could Gambit rescue Rogue from Toad without injuring her?

If Rogue (Before gaining Ms. Marvel's powers) was slimed by Toad, and Gambit found her with the slime hardened to her face, would he be able to use his powers to charge the slime with kinetic energy ...
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Can Kitty Pryde phase through material attached to her (e.g. Toad's slime)

If Kitty Pryde has some material directly attached to her, can she phase through the material and leave it behind? Or would the material phase with her? It has been shown that she can phase other ...
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Where did Mystique learn her combat skills?

As a mutant, Mystique has Shapeshifter abilities, but she is also a good fighter and has great martial art skills. Per Wikipedia Mystique is a cunning strategist in terrorist and commando ...
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X-Men: Origin of the pronunciation of “Xavier”

The pronunciation of Charles Xavier's family name ("egg-savier") is distinctly odd and counterintuitive. Not having read the comics as a kid, when I watched the movies, I was convinced for a long time ...
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Why does Wolverine wear a mask (in the comic/animated versions)

The most common reason a comic character wears a mask is to hide his identity. The mask could also serve a secondary pupose. Batman's has scanners and stuff. The movie version of Captain America wears ...
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Can Angel/Archangel swim?

Warren Worthington III, the X-Man known as both Angel and Archangel, has the mutant ability of flight via feathered and/or techno-organic wings. His mutant powers include superhuman strength in his ...
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“My mom once knew a guy who could do that” said Peter to Eric. Do they have any relation?

In X-Men Days of Future Past, When Peter saved Eric from prison, in the scene where they were both in elevator, Peter said to Eric: "They told me you control metal, you know, my mom once knew a ...
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Do Wolverine's boneclaws cause self harm if his healing factor is absent?

Wolverine can retract his claws at will, but this involves them slicing through the tissue of his knuckles. But we know that he has an abnormal healing factor which may account for why he is unscathed ...
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Who is the guy that found the 'X' badge at the beginning of X-Men: Days Of Future Past?

At the very start of X-Men: Days of Future Past, we see a white-haired person with a modern-looking flashlight come across an X-Men belt buried in the dirt. Who is he?
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Who was the mutant who was Storm's stalker?

I remember reading an X-Men comic, about a mutant who was stalking Storm, and was obsessed with her. His power was some sort of energy blast from his hands, I think. He threatened to kill either ...
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What collected editions does Dust (Sooraya Qadir) make a significant appearence in, prior to/including Utopia?

My wife has taken a shine to Dust (Sooraya Qadir a member of the x-men), and has said she'd like to get into comics by reading about her. I'm trying to find all the collected editions she appears in, ...
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Does Magneto have more powers in the movie X-Men: Days of Future Past? [duplicate]

In the movie X-Men : Days of Future Past, Magneto is shown not only controlling metal but breaking it down to microscopic level, inserting it into 8 different robots at the same time, controlling and ...
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Why wasn't Jason Stryker affected by Cerebro?

In X-2: X-Men United, Xavier is being controlled by Jason's illusions and made to try to kill all the mutants. However, Jason is not affected by Xavier's attack. Being a mutant, shouldn't he have ...
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What is the full extent of Cypher's omnilingualism? [closed]

Douglas Aaron Ramsey, also known as Doug or Cypher has the mutant power of omnilingualism, aka understanding pretty much any language, both verbal and written. This makes him something of a laughing ...
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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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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 Dr. Connors ever experimented with mutant DNA instead of lizard?

Dr. Connors is a scientist who is missing an arm. In various different forms of Spider-Man media, from the Amazing Spider-Man film to the comic books, he makes some kind of attempt to regrow his limbs ...
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How many people has Wolverine killed in the X-Men movies?

How many people has Wolverine killed in the movies, starting with X-Men (2000)?
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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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What was Wolverine doing during X-Men:First Class?

In the 2011 superhero movie X-Men: First Class, Wolverine has a cameo while, in my own words, Magneto and Prof X are out recruiting X-Men. First Class is set in 1962 during the Cuban Missile ...
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Stryker or Mystique? [duplicate]

I watched the latest X-men movie and I am a bit confused about the identity of the person. Is it Stryker or is it Mystique we see when they fish logan up? Mystiques blood was obtained in Paris. So ...
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Adamantium in the MCU?

Due to Fox having the rights to X-Men, there are few restrictions to what can be mentioned and eluded to in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (eg: 'Mutants'). Does this restriction stretch to Adamantium? ...
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What happened to Wolverine from the new Days of Future past time line? [duplicate]

At the end of X-Men: Days of Future Past, we see Wolverine After a few “surprises”, What happened to the Wolverine in this timeline?