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For questions about the team of mutant superheros in the Marvel universe. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag. When asking about the comics use the [comics] tag, if asking about the film series use the [x-men-cinematic-universe] tag. Include any other relevant media or character tags.

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X-Men fanfic starring misspelled X-Men and their logical powers

I was quoting Rouge Angles of Satin (Warning: TVTropes link!) to someone and it made me flash back to a fanfic I read, possibly on the FFML (FanFic Mailing List) around the year 2000, which had a ...
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Can Someone Explain Briar Raleigh and Magneto's Interest in Her?

So, doing some Internet surfing the other day and came across an article entitled 'Marvel Reveals New Brotherhood of Evil Mutants'. In the article, it said that the recent X-Men Blue #34 ended with ...
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X-Men Reading order after 2012?

I have found this complete guide for the reading order of X-Men comics and tie-ins but sadly it stops at the publishing year of 2012. Could anyone tell me the reading order for the next events like ...
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How can Wolverine bend his wrists? [duplicate]

Wolverine's claws are clearly longer than his hands. That being the case, shouldn't they retract into his forearms and prevent his wrists from bending?
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What is the difference between the X-Men and the Inhumans? [duplicate]

As I understand it, both the X-Men and the Inhumans receive their powers due to their innate genetics (as opposed to supers that got it from an external source, like Spider-Man who got it from a ...
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Can Rogue absorb and utilize powers from multiple mutants simultaneously?

It is established that Rogue absorbs and is capable of utilizing powers from any mutant she makes skin to skin contact with, but what happens when Rogue makes contact with multiple mutants? Is she ...
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Are the events of X-Men #245 considered canon?

Uncanny X-Men #245 reads like a parody comic, rather than a regular issue. This great comic has a host of ridiculous occurrences (near use of a 'Jean Bomb') and cameos (Boba Fett and E.T.). It seems ...
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Can Pyro control The Human Torch?

Pyro's powers involve controlling fire, which is exactly what the Torch's abilities are. I'm interested to learn whether Pyro can control The Human Torch in any way? The only thing that makes me ...
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If Toad slimed Emma Frost in her diamond form, how long could she go without air?

The reason I ask this is because it has been talked about in the Marvel Database page that characters like Emma Frost, Colossus, and Iceman do not need air. Therefore, I was unsure of whether or not ...
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Did X-Men: Magneto Testament ever get a sequel?

Due to how awesome the five-issue series X-Men: Magneto Testament was at fleshing out the character of Magneto, I was just curious, was there ever a sequel made? One of the main reasons I ask is due ...
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Why wasn't Gambit included in the X-Men Cinematic Universe?

I am currently re-watching the X-Men animated series of 1992. As I remembered, there is no special focus on any specific X-Men character in the series. The X-Men appearance order in the intro is ...
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What makes Victor stronger than pre-adamantium Wolverine?

In Wolverine Origins, Stryker convinces Wolverine that he needs his help to defeat Victor, a.k.a, Sabertooth. However, we also know that the only reason Victor is not offered adamantium is that his ...
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Who was in the room in the X-Men Mansion?

When Deadpool is in the hallway talking Who else was in the room?
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Captain Marvel vs Ms Marvel clarification

I am no die hard Marvel fan, what little I do know or think I know is giving me a lot of confusion. So to start off, a quick wiki search tells me, and I quote: Ms. Marvel is the name of several ...
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When a speedster runs does everything become colder? [closed]

So I was watching X-Men: Days of Future Past. In the prison break scene when Quicksilver deviates all the bullets, he first tastes whatever they were cooking in the kitchen. So it got me thinking, if ...
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Who is the character who said he built the time axis in X-Men: The Animated Series?

In S04E11: Beyond Good and Evil Part 4 of X-Men: The Animated Series, there was a guy who said that he built the time axis. What is his name? I couldn't find any info about him.
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X-Men story identification: Firestarter boy

The story is from a comic book I read in the 90s. The X-Men discover a mutant boy, maybe 6 to 10 years of age, whose mutant power is pyrokinesis. I faintly remember that the boy was a sweet little ...
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Is Colossus strong only when he transforms? [duplicate]

The superhuman strength of Colossus is given to him only when he transforms or does he have superhuman strength all the time? If possible I would like answer both from comic universe and x-men movie ...
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Did Professor Xavier ever show regret for altering Spider-Man’s memories?

In Secret Wars #3, Professor Xavier modifies Spider-Man’s memories because he overheard plans the X-Men had made to leave the group of heroes. In issue #4, Professor Xavier tells Magneto that what he ...
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Why can Professor Xavier walk in Secret Wars?

In Secret Wars #1, Professor Xavier is transported to Battleworld with his wheelchair, and Mr. Fantastic states in issue #3 that he wasn't originally in it (I assume he was in bed or something). Mr....
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Why did Apocalypse choose Psylocke and Angel?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, Apocalypse chooses to surround himself with four mutants whom he has personally empowered to become stronger. In the opening clip, we see the original four had: Death powers (we ...
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Can Professor X / other psychics detect physical abnormalities/defects that directly cause mental ones?

There are cases when physical defects, injuries, etc. can cause different mental conditions. For example, I knew of a guy in real life who was super nice to everyone, but all of a sudden would ...
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What evidence is there that the two Moira MacTaggerts in the XCU are the same person?

We first encountered Moira MacTaggert in the 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand. The movie takes place sometime in the "near future" of the 2000's. She appears to be a 30-something year old doctor on Muir ...
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Teen girl refuses to wear skimpy superhero costume. Probably a 90's X-Men comic

I'm struggling to locate a comic panel in which a teen girl in casual clothes is being offered her choice of superhero costumes by an older teen girl. She's appalled by the first choice (some sort of ...
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How many mutants were there on Earth at one time, in Marvel comics?

When Genosha was attacked by Sentinels, it had become a large population centre for mutantkind, with sixteen million residents killed in the attack. I assume there were at least a few million who didn'...
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What Significant X-Men Trade Paperbacks does Toad appear in?

Over the years, the character of Toad has slowly become a favorite, and I was wondering if anyone knew what X-Men trade paperbacks there were where Toad has played a significant part.
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Was there an X-Men comic where somebody kept calling Magneto “Magento”?

I have a vague recollection of an X-Men comic book in which another villain has allied with Magneto, but he (intentionally or not--I don't remember, and it may not have been clear in the comic) keeps ...
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Why didn't the X-Jet use its cloak in X2?

In X2 we see an aerial battle involving some U.S. fighter jets and the X2. Storm and Jean do everything they can to get away from the jets, and end up having to take them down. However, we know from X-...
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In The Gifted, is Otto Strucker the result of incest?

Watched the latest episode of The Gifted ("threat of eXtinction") yesterday on holiday. It shows Andrea and Andreas von Strucker in a flashback. Later, the character Reed Strucker goes to visit his ...
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How does Nightcrawler's teleportation ability work during high speed movement?

From a physics standpoint, it is a well known fact that a moving object will only have its speed changed if another force is applied on it. This is called inertia. There are more implications of this, ...
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Can Kitty Pryde phase the floor beneath people's feet?

Can Shadowcat touch the floor and have enemy drop down through the floor like there's suddenly nothing under them?
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Do deposits of Adamantium exist? [duplicate]

In-universe, if someone is willing to make a sword out of Adamantium (for example to fight Wolverine), are there places where they could find it? Is this a metal that one can mine or purchase? And if ...
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When does Professor X lose his ability to walk? [duplicate]

At the end of the X-Men first class movie, magneto deflects a bullet causing it to render professor X - who was a boy at the time - to become paralyzed in his legs. However in The last stand when ...
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What is a Bamf? [duplicate]

Before you get confused by the title, I am aware that the term bamf is used when Nightcrawler teleports. However, I have recently started reading All-New X-Men: Inevitable, and there is a character ...
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When did Toad get a flaming tongue?

So, I was on the Internet earlier, and as I was browsing through some X-Men sites, I read that apparently Toad has developed a new mutation where he can now engulf his tongue in flames. So... can ...
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If Charles Xavier wore Magneto's helmet, would it block Charles from using his abilities?

Normally the helmet is used to keep telepaths out of your head. Would the helmet work in reverse: when a telepath wears it, their abilities can't affect anyone? I tried searching for the answer to ...
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What material is Jean Grey's Animated Series costume made of?

I started re-watching some old episodes of the old X-Men: The Animated Series TV show the other day and started thinking about this: what material is the gold and blue outfit that Jean wears made out ...
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Is the first X-Men film the only time Jean Grey has been slimed by Toad?

In the first X-Men film, during the Statue of Liberty fight, Cyclops, Wolverine, Jean Grey, and Storm are ambushed by Mystique and Toad, who had both been alerted earlier of the X-Men's arrival. ...
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In what comic does Prof X say, “If we do that we'll be no better than Hitler, Stalin, or Doctor Doom”?

It's from a scene in a comic from the late 70s to mid-80s. Probably from Secret Wars (1985), but I may be wrong. A few heroes are talking, and a difficult choice is being debated. Professor X says, "...
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How does Cyclops sleep?

Usually when someone wakes up, they open their eyes. Not a good thing if you're Scott Summers. So does he wear something to prevent his optic rays bursting out of his eyeballs when he wakes up? I ...
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Why did Gambit always use the Ace of Spades?

In the 90s X-Men animated series, it seems that the only card we ever see Gambit use was the Ace of Spades. Why was this? Perhaps because the Ace of Spades is a common depiction of playing cards? ...
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How does Shadowcat keep her clothes on?

No, I am not insinuating that Kitty Pryde is some kind of serial nudist. It's a matter of her power. She is capable of phasing through solid objects, and I am willing to believe that she is capable ...
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Has anyone ever tried to fix Professor X's back?

With all the mutant powers out there, including X-Men Apocalypse... have there ever been comics or movies that suggest anyone has ever fixed Professor X's back, or tried and failed? Or has any writer ...
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How can Scott Summers see? [duplicate]

Scott Summers (aka Cyclops) has super powerful energy beams constantly firing from his eyes. The only way he can prevent the beams from destroying everything is by closing his eyes or by wearing ...
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What happens to Angel Dust at the end of the Deadpool movie?

The movie shows that Colossus carries Negasonic and Angel Dust to safety when the junkyard structure collapses but Angel Dust isn't shown anymore after Ajax/Francis is killed. Is there any information ...
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Are any of the X-Men comic covers or pages in the movie Logan pre-existing?

In the movie Logan (2017) there are a number of X-Men comic covers and pages. I looked up the cover to one issue (#132? The funeral cover) featured on-screen, and it did not match the cover I found ...
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Why are there no nipples on Mystique's blue boobs?

In comics, Mystique wears a bra. But, in the currently running X-Men movie franchise, she runs around naked. And yet, she doesn't have nipples. I am asking from out-of-universe perspective, of ...
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Can Magneto perform induction heating?

Magneto has control over magnetic fields, very high strength ones, but can he apply fast moving alternating fields? If so he should be able to perform induction heating, in fact, with his power he ...
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Does Magneto really need to point his hand while using his powers?

Magneto points his hand towards an object in most cases to use his power but in few cases he does without that. Here are few examples: X-Men Apocalypse (Youtube Clip) In factory when he goes back ...
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How does Charles Xavier pay for all of the gadgets at the X-Mansion? [duplicate]

In mainstream Marvel Comics, how does Charles Xavier pay for all the gadgets at the X-Mansion? I understand that the mansion itself has been in his family, but the Danger Room, Cerebro, the X-Jet, ...