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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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X-men: Apocalypse - Taking on an invincible enemy? [on hold]

I'm pretty new to the marvel universe and movies. After watching the last X-men movie, "The future past", I watched at the ending a small glimpse of the upcoming film, "Apocalypse" in which the ...
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Is the X-Men lair protected/insulated against psychic activity/attacks?

There is a scene in X-Men 3 - The Last Stand where Wolverine is left with an unconscious Jean Grey/Phoenix in the 'X-Lair' under the School for Gifted Students. She awakes from her coma and, after a ...
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Why doesn’t Cyclops’ visor get blown off his face? [duplicate]

I’ve read a few comics in my time and X-Men are one of my favorite. However, different characters require different levels of disbelief. On the surface, Cyclops is pretty easy to see, he shoots a ...
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Can a metalbender extract the metal from someone's body?

Although it would presumably require intense training and concentration to perform, would it be possible to extract the minerals from within someone's body (either their blood or other metals) through ...
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In which order should I watch the X-Men movies to know Wolverine's full sequential story?

I have watched like two X-Men movies before (can't remember which) then I just watched X-men Days of Future Past recently. I got kinda confused about Wolverine (bone claws, then metal claws, then bone ...
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How do Wolverine's claws come back on “DoFP” after “The Wolverine”

"The Wolverine" movie is a prequel for "Days of Future Past" (because it shows DoFP related scenes on the after-credits). So Wolverine has bone claws when The Wolverine movie ends, and on DoFP it has ...
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Why were the Sentinel ships made out of metal?

In the last battle of DoFP, future Magneto and Storm create a massive explosion (by electrically charging and blowing up the future Blackbird) and destroy a vast amount of Sentinel ships. This ...
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How old is Wolverine?

How old is Wolverine? Wasn't he in the civil war or something? That's somewhere between 50 and 1000 years old.
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How could Wolverine say he remembers everything?

At the end of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Professor X asks Wolverine what he remembers, and he replies "Everything". However, the Trask incident happened in 1973 and the events of X-Men Origins: ...
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Can Cyclops' eye-blasts hurt him?

If he accidentally looked at himself without his visor would it hurt him or would he be immune?
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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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How could Professor-X, Scott and Jean be alive in the X-Men: Days of Future Past [closed]

Before there was the attempt to send back Wolverine to the past by 50 years, during the battle Professor-X, Scott and Jean was alive, although they should have been dead? Can anyone give an ...
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How did Magneto get out of prison in the original timeline?

In X-Men: Days of Future past, the timelines between the war future and the end-of-the-movie future begin to diverge when Wolverine wakes up in the past and begins meddling with things, such as ...
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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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Are the original X-Men movies and/or Origins really canon? [duplicate]

It's pretty clear after Days of Future Past that the older movies won't exactly be canon moving forward, but considering all of the discrepancies between the movies within the original trilogy and by ...
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How did Bryan Singer intend to introduce the Phoenix?

In the original X-Men movie, when Magneto's device at the end, there is a quick shot of Jean Grey looking sort of stunned as the wave of energy goes through her. No other characters are shown ...
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How big is the intersection between Avengers and X-Men?

We know that some Marvelverse characters were members of both the X-Men and the Avengers at different times. Approximately how big is that intersection compared to one-team-only members? E.g. is it ...
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Why do the people in MarvelVerse dislike X-Men more than other superheroes?

As ScreenJunkies snarkily wisely noted in "Honest Trailers - X-Men Trilogy": In the world where people cheer the Fantastic Four, Avengers, Spider-Man, those same people will inexplicably hate the ...
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What was Captain Britain's reaction to Psylocke's new body?

Was there ever a comic or a storyline that showed their reunion after Betsy Braddock's mind was placed in Kwannon's body?
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What would happen if Wolverine stopped eating?

Canon wise... if Wolverine stops breathing he doesn't die but rather goes into a coma like state (X-Men: Days of Future Past). However, what would happen if he were to stop eating? Life cannot exist ...
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Why would Mystique's DNA allow for Sentinels that can duplicate mutant powers?

The future Sentinels in X-Men Days Of Future Past are clearly shown adapting to powers thrown at them by copying them. Isn't that what Rogue's DNA would allow for, not Mystique's? Mystique can just ...
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What's the reading order for Age of X?

I've seen several discussions regarding the preferred reading order for the "Age of X" storyline but it seems they just listed the release order and quite often, that's not the way it works. As the ...
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How do Xavier's leg braces work in Wolverine & The X-Men?

Please note that this question is about the TV show Wolverine & The X-Men, not the comic of the same name. When the show finally picks up with Professor Charles Xavier, He is still unable to ...
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Who was the first X-Man recruited by Professor X?

In the comic books who was the first X-Man that Professor X recruited?
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What is Stryker referring to?

In X-2: X-Men United, Colonel William Stryker encounters Wolverine at the mansion. Wolverine? I must admit this is certainly the last place I'd expect to find you. How long has it been? 15 years? ...
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Quicksilver listening to music when running inside the kitchen room [duplicate]

If Quicksilver runs at speeds faster than the speed of sound then how come the song he's listening to on headphones is playing at a normal rate?
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Is there an internal reason for Mutants being disproportionately European-descended and/or American populations?

Last I read, mutants were caused by genetic manipulations of Earth's primitive populations by the Celestials, million years ago. Considering that according to current calculation, the time to most ...
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What's the reading order for Age of Apocalypse?

I've been looking around and found many many conflicting topics. Can you help? Thanks
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Has Beast always been able to transform at will?

In X-Men Days of Future Past Beast is obviously able to transform at will. However, in the few scenes of X1-3 he appeared in, he's always been depicted in his beast form. Can he transform in one film ...
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Does old Professor X have any powers in X-Men: Days of Future Past? If so, how?

If we accept that in X-Men 3: The Last Stand just prior to being killed, doesn't this imply that he no longer has his powers? Even if that's not guarantee that they would have manifested the ...
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Why is Prof X in a wheelchair in X-Men Days of Future Past’s future/present?

In X-Men 3: The Last Stand, which was explicitly in continuity in the timeline from which Wolverine was sent back to the past, Jean destroys Xavier's body. The answers to How can Professor Xavier be ...
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What is Logan really remembering from the time he was experimented on?

During x-men 1, Logan is remembering/dreaming about the times he has been experimented on (which was the same experiment) which was shown to us also in Wolverine Origins or well I presume it was the ...
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Is Legion (David Haller) still alive?

I really enjoyed Legion’s character in the recent run of X-Men. But in the end But it hasn’t gone on to explain whether it’s really him or just And if he is do we think he'll be allowed out ...
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Why is Victor Creed's Hair black in “X-men Origins: Wolverine” [closed]

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, why is Victor Creed's hair black? I thought that his hair was supposed to be blonde or a dirty yellow as I thought it was supposed to be in the comic. Was his hair ...
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Is X-Men Origins: Wolverine canon?

At the beginning of X-Men Origins: Wolverine we see that Logan (AKA Wolverine) and Colonel William Stryker were working together by the end of the Vietnam war. For 5 years after the war he lives in ...
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What happens to parts of Mystique that are cut off?

In the original X-Men movie, Mystique takes the form of Wolverine, including the appearance of having Adamantium claws. The claws are clearly not actual Adamantium though, as Wolverine is able to ...
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Is Mystique just a better Colossus?

Basically, what is the extent of Mystique's powers? Could she mirror Colossus as he turns to steel? Or at least look like she was made of steel? What materials can she turn into? And if she can’t ...
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If the “Sentinel” Program existed since 1973 why it was never mentioned in the original trilogy of X-Men? [duplicate]

In X-Men DoFP we see that Trask Industries had developed a program to wipe out all mutants (the Sentinels). In the original timeline, though, where Mystique kills Trask and the American Government ...
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If Xavier kept taking his “medication” in the '70s, how we end up in the prologue scene of X3, acknowledging the events of DoFP? [duplicate]

In X-Men: DoFP a significant alteration of the timeline is occurred. For a moment let's ignore that alteration. We are in 1973 and Professor X keeps taking his medication for the next few years in ...
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What materials can Kitty Pryde not phase through? Can she phase through admantium?

What materials can Kitty Pryde not phase through? Could she phase through admantium? Please provide citations to back up your answer to each question.
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Given that Wolverine kills a lot of people, why does Professor Xavier like & trust him so much? [closed]

[My question is based on the relationship depicted in the films.] Recently, I watched all the X-Men films again. I understand that Wolverine is supposed to be an angry dude. But I was surprised by ...
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Why doesn't professor X influence mind of Trask?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, why doesn't professor X influence the mind of Trask instead of doing all the other effort? He does seem to influence human minds, as we saw when he changes the mind of ...
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Does anyone have a realistic theory to why Wolverine can't regenerate his memory?

I watched the X-men movies and read some of the comics but I couldn't understand how he couldn't just regenerate his brain to get his memories? I thought things associated with his Nervous Systems ...
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How come no one noticed Logan's bullet hole? [duplicate]

At the end of X-Men Origins Wolverine Logan got shot in the head with an Adamantium Bullet which was the only thing strong enough to get though his Adamantium bones. Is it explained how no one ...
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Does Quicksilver's walkman speed up with him?

In Days Of Future Past, Quicksilver spends a lot of time playing with electronics. In his famous tour de force scene in the Pentagon, he specifically puts his headphones on before running around the ...
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How can Kitty Pryde achieve time travel with her phasing abilities?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, how does Kitty Pryde suddenly get the power to send people's minds back in time? Initially she was only able to phase through objects and could extend this power to ...
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Does Colossus' metal “disappear” when in normal form?

Colossus has two main states: Normal (human) form Armored form When in his normal form, is his metal completely gone, or is it somehow still in his molecular structure and just in a weaker state? ...
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Why doesn't Quicksilver create sonic booms?

In both the comics and X-Men: Days of Future Past, Quicksilver is described as being able to break the sound barrier. Wikipedia explains sonic booms: A sonic boom is the sound associated with the ...
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How fast can Quicksilver run?

In the movie X-Men: Days of Future Past, it looks like Quicksilver runs so fast that everything is almost at a standstill. Just how fast can he run? Speed of light? There is a scene where he takes ...
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How can Professor Xavier be alive? [duplicate]

On X-Men 3:The Last Stand, we see that Professor Charles Xavier died and Jean Grey killed him, and his body turn into pieces. But on X-Men: Days of Future Past he's alive and well. I'm pretty ...