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Doctor Strange, full name Doctor Stephen Vincent Strange, is a superhero in Marvel Comics.

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Why did Doctor Strange believe the Fantastic Four were related to popular music in the 1960s?

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), Doctor Strange meets Reed Richards of the Fantastic Four on Earth-838: Doctor Strange: "Fantastic Four." Didn't you guys chart in the '...
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How is Wong’s reply relevant to Dr. Strange’s words even though Wong didn’t bow to him?

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), Dr Strange saves Wong from octopus demon: Dr Strange: You're welcome. Wong: You know it's ancient custom to bow in the presence of the Sorcerer ...
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Why didn't Wong answer the question "are you happy?"?

At the end of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), Dr Strange asks Wong a question: Dr Strange: Are you happy? Wong: That's a, um, interesting question. Dr Strange: You'd think that ...
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How does Mordo-838 know that Mordo-616 hates Dr. Strange-616 very much?

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), Dr. Strange-616 battles Mordo-838 on Earth-838 to escape the chamber and save America Chavez from Scarlet Witch.: Mordo 838: I think I'm ...
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Would Wanda have stayed reasonable if not informed about America Chavez?

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), America Chavez and Doctor Strange landed on Earth-838 and met 838 Mordo. Mordo explained that a Dreamwalking sorcerer can possess an alternate ...
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What exactly is that ring, and why didn’t Wong have it before?

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), Wanda is seeking the Darkhold after its copy was burned: Wong: It's there the Darkhold was transcribed. Mount Wundagore. Wanda: Wundagore? Wong: ...
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Why did Dr. Strange apologize to America Chavez here?

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), America Chavez and Doctor Strange landed on Earth-838 by traveling through the multiverse, and Doctor Strange asked her to open a portal to ...
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How did Strange know that Mordo had gone full psychopath?

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, when talking about Mordo, Dr. Stephen Strange says: How does Strange know this? Mordo left Strange in 2016, with the words "the bill comes due&...
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What colour are the rings of Raggadorr?

Seven rings has Raggador Indigo to Deepest Black, but Oshtur grant me something more the Crimson bands of Cyttorak What colour are the remaining five rings?
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Why did Eternity, Infinity or the Living Tribunal not intervene with Sise-neg's manipulations of time?

In one of the Doctor Strange comics (someone remind me which one it was...) we find that Cagliostro's book about time manipulation, or more accurately, manipulation of the past without changing the ...
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In which book does the War of the Seven Spheres take place?

Somewhere before the Midnight Sons take over and massacre the Dr. Strange Comic Arts, we see a mention of the War of the Seven Spheres. However, what actually happened and how is it not seen? Instead, ...
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Who is the Mighty Mormammu?

In Strange Tales #118 and then once again in the very next book, we come across Dr. Strange invoking the name of an entity called Mormammu. I initially thought that this was a typo, but then I ...
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What happened to the car Doctor Strange hit in the 2016 film?

In Doctor Strange (2016), the titular character Doctor Stephen Strange gets in a car accident which disables him. However, this happens when he hits another car. We see that Strange's car is sent ...
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Was Doctor Strange bluffing in Avengers: Infinity War?

In Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Ebony Maw, a Child of Thanos and member of the Black Order, has captured Doctor Stephen Strange and is taking him to Titan. Maw attempts to take the Time Stone from ...
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Martial artist ally of Doctor Strange in a Spider-Man cartoon

This character appeared in an episode of the early-mid '90s Spider-Man cartoon, specifically the episode where Spider-Man teams up with Strange to stop Strange's enemy Mordo and rescue Mary Jane from ...
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Has Doctor Strange become the Sorcerer Supreme?

Has Stephen Strange officially become the Sorcerer Supreme? In Doctor Strange, the Ancient One was killed unexpectedly. Strange was not appointed as the Sorcerer Supreme, but in Thor: Ragnarok and ...
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Trying to find the specific issue/issue number of a Marvel comic that feature a bonus story of Dr. Strange vs. Loki

Plot Details/Summary This particularly story was sort of a "bonus" story at the end of another Marvel comic. It may have been a Marvel Double Feature, but I don't think it was. I think it ...
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Why couldn't Doctor Strange stop Thanos on Titan? [duplicate]

After re-watching the Tony vs Thanos scene again, a thought came to mind and made me wonder. At no point did Doctor Strange ever pause time and simply deal with Thanos and proceed further. This would ...
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Was Doctor Strange Marvel's version of Mandrake, the Magician?

I recently relived my youth by watching the Defenders of the Earth series. I know Mandrake, the Magician predates Doctor Strange, did Stan Lee ever talk about the character being an influence on the ...
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What time-related powers has Dr. Strange demonstrated in the comics?

In the MCU, the Eye of Agamotto houses the Time Stone, and Dr. Strange has demonstrated numerous powers, including: ageing/deageing fruit trapping Dormamu in a repeating time loop seeing 14,000,605 ...
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Why didn't Doctor Strange wind back the clock way before Thanos got any of the Infinity Stones?

Why didn't Doctor Strange wind back the clock way before Thanos got any of the Infinity Stones?
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Which characters are present in Dr. Strange's Tarot Deck?

I found these two images by accident while reading about Tarot. And From the wikis it seems like at some point Dr. Strange was using a Tarot deck to distribute tasks among some Marvel heroes. In ...
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In Doctor Strange (2016), was the time loop connected to Strange's death?

In the "Dormammu, I've Come To Bargain" scene, was the time loop keyed to restart immediately after Strange died, or was it simply set to start again after a set period of time, perhaps a ...
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Does Doctor Strange know about the creation/creator of the Infinity Stones?

Who created the Infinity Stones/how did they come into existence? Doctor Strange has the Time Stone, so does he know about it? Also does he know about all of the Infinity Stones that exist?
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Why didn't Doctor Strange die in space in the movie Avengers Infinity War?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Ebony Maw trapped Doctor Strange and took him to space along with the unexpected guests Tony Stark and Peter Parker in a 'donut' like spaceship. To save Doctor Strange ...
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What was the name of the magical robot from Dr. Strange?

When my father was a teenager in the 60’s, he and his friends loved Dr. Strange more than any other comics. Then one day, Dr. Strange was attacked by some kind of magically powered robot. Issue after ...
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Why couldn't Doctor Strange simply open a portal to Earth? [duplicate]

In Infinity War, Doctor Strange, Tony Stark, and Spider-Man find themselves on a spaceship, having just ejected The Maw into Space. Strange asks Tony if he (Tony) can get them home by using the ship. ...
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Why did Dr. Strange give the Time Stone to Thanos?

In Infinity War, Dr. Strange flat out says to Tony Stark and Peter Parker: Yet, when it comes down to it: Why did Dr. Strange so willingly give up the Time Stone he very explicitly stated he had ...
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Has Doctor Strange ever traveled in time without the use of the Infinity Stone?

Doctor Strange can teleport. There's no question of this. Thus, by teleporting - he is theoretically capable of going FTL. Now sending messages FTL could cause causality paradoxes - i.e. an event ...
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Does Doctor Strange lose his medical license?

In Doctor Strange, the titular character, after the car accident, is adamant about others addressing him as "doctor", even though he knows he is no longer able to practice his medical specialty ...
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What is Dr. Strange's source of income?

He spends most of his time fighting mystical threats and would-be transdimensional conquerors. That leaves him very little time to pursue a profitable career. How does he earn his bread and pay his ...
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How did Doctor Strange regain use of his hands?

At the beginning of the movie, Stephen Strange loses most of the mobility in his hands, prompting him to seek out treatments and eventually culminating with his finding Kamar-Taj where he becomes a ...
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Does Doctor Strange ever get to "pay the bill" for using the eye?

When Dr Strange uses the eye to turn back time, Mordo rebukes him, saying that his messing with time will have "consequences": You think there will be no consequences, Strange? No price to pay? We ...
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Why couldn't Doctor Strange use his sling ring in space?

After Why couldn't he just use his sling-ring teleportation to return? There is later confirmation that he can still do it (locally, at least). I understand they later decided against returning in ...
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How relevant are gestural components for Doctor Strange's magic?

In both Doctor Strange and Avengers: Infinity War, restricting a wizard's movements (using the Crimson Bands of Cyttorak, for example) has been the primary mean to keep them from casting any spells. ...
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Why doesn't Doctor Strange remove the Infinity Gauntlet from Thanos?

Doctor Strange seemingly has the ability to open portals wherever he wants. We see at the beginning of Infinity War what happens when he closes a portal and someone isn't fully through it. Is there ...
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The true power of Doctor Strange

I recently came across this image of Doctor Strange: where they confidently quote that: At its peak, Doctor Strange's magical powers exceeded that of other great beings, such as Galactus or the ...
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Is Loki part of a destiny trap?

In Doctor Strange #385 Loki admits that he wanted to make Dr. Strange stronger for the threads to come, e.g. Damnation. However, in Doctor Strange: Damnation #1 it is established that Doctor Strange (...
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Is Scarlet Witch more powerful than Doctor Strange?

X-Men Wikia says that: Wanda is the most powerful mutant, with Jean Grey (White Phoenix) right behind her. Wanda possessed incredible power of Chaos Magic. Wanda's power can warp reality and ...
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What makes Dr. Stephen Strange special?

He was able to ascend to the level of Sorcerer Supreme is a very short amount of time (at least in the MCU) despite others who have been training for decades or centuries. Is there some explanation ...
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Can it be safely assumed that the MCU sorcerers in Doctor Strange could, with enough time and practice, master each of the six infinity stones? [closed]

I heard someone claim that it was definitely possible for (MCU) sorcerers to master individual use of each of the stones, but gave nothing to back that up other than the fact that sorcerers were able ...
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Can Doctor Strange create a replica of Mjolnir?

After the release of the movie Thor: Ragnarok, I keep seeing a fan theory on the Internet saying that Mjolnir might return in Avengers: Infinity War. The logic: Thor took the Mjolnir to Doctor ...
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What magical tomes does Dr. Strange possess?

There are several tomes of magic referenced in Dr. Strange, that he utilizes at various points along his journeys. The most notable being: Book of Vishanti Darkhold/Book of Sins Book of Cagliostro ...
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How has magic changed in the Marvel Universe?

I've been catching up on my Marvel Unlimited reading and noticed several people saying that "magic has changed." I've mostly noticed Dr. Strange saying it*, but I think the Scarlet Witch has mentioned ...
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Does Dr Strange remember the pain when dying?

This is sort of related to this question, How does Doctor Strange remember previous loops?, but it does not answer what I am trying to find out. Being that a lot of ...
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Is Dormammu the "satan" of the Marvel Universe?

I was watching Doctor Strange the other day and I came up with this hypothesis afterwards. I mean he does appear demonic as he is always covered up in flames and his world pretty much resembles hell ...
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How was Kaecilius able to break through Doctor Strange's time magic?

Be aware: the whole question is basically a major spoiler! In the last arc of Doctor Strange (2016), Strange and Mordo But while doing this, Kaecilius managed to break the effect on him. How was he ...
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What holds Dormammu to Dr. Strange's bargain?

At the end of Doctor Strange, the doctor When I saw this, I immediately wondered, what holds Dormammu to this bargain? Once why not kill Strange and company? He is no longer threatened at that ...
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Where are the Ancient One's reinforcements?

When Doctor Strange confronts the Ancient One, she deflects by pointing out that the zealots will soon return and they will need reinforcements. She leaves, presumably to gather said reinforcements. ...
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How does Doctor Strange remember previous loops?

Doctor Strange plainly changes the inflection of his voice after a few attempts to bargain, suggesting that he is aware this is not his first or second attempt. If the time loop simply goes back ...
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