Questions tagged [x-men]

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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Is there a guide to the publication history of the X-Men?

I mean, there's a Wikipedia article entitled "Publication history of X-men comics," but it's vastly incomplete. I'm looking for a TOTAL map showing every single strain of comics released by Marvel ...
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Is Charles Xavier the only one whose powers were not permanently affected?

In X-Men Apocalypse, Apocalypse permanently enhances any mutant he chooses. In order of appearance Apocalypse increases the powers of Storm Psylocke Angel Magneto By all accounts every one of them ...
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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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Is there any evidence that this character survived the helicopter crash in X-Men: Apocalypse?

In X-Men Apocalypse, is there any evidence that: survived the helicopter explosion?
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Madri killed by Apocalypse himself

There's a comic in the Age of Apocalypse called The chosen, where a Madri goes into the computer of Apocalypse in order to know if the Madri are chosen or forgotten. It says at the second page of the ...
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Did Iron Man take any blame for the events of Avengers vs X-Men?

After the events of Avengers vs X-Men and Wolverine is pretty clear on who to blame - Cyclops. But without the actions of Iron Man in Avengers vs X-Men #5: The Phoenix Force would have gone into ...
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How old is Kitty Pryde in Earth 616?

When Kitty Pryde was introduced in Uncanny X-Men 129, she was described as being 13 years old. In Uncanny X-Men 141, we are shown a grown up Katherine Pryde - specifically in the year 2013. We are not ...
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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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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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What was the device used to knock out Hank and the others?

After the explosion at the mansion, Stryker arrives and orders one of his men to use what looks like an oversized megaphone to knock out our friends. What was this device? As there's no description ...
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When was the first suggestion that Patrick Stewart should play Charles Xavier / Prof. X?

In honor of the release of Logan, widely acknowledged most likely to be the last time Patrick Stewart will play Professor X: It strikes me as rather lucky that a bald English actor of the skill and ...
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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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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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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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How many times has Apocalypse transferred his powers into another mutant's body?

In X:Men Apocalypse we are shown Apocalypse transferring not only his consciousness, but his powers into another mutant's body: Without any reference to the comics, ...
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What would happen if Rogue touched Rogue?

Has Rogue ever encountered someone with the same mutant ability as herself? I.E., they absorb the mental knowledge and physical abilities of someone when they make skin-to-skin contact. If it hasn't ...
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Has Toad Been Shown to Spit Quick Drying Adhesive Slime Prior to the first X-Men Movie?

Found this on the website Comic Vine recently: Toad’s body also secretes a quick drying adhesive that he spits at his opponents. It wraps around them and dries instantly, incapacitating them unless ...
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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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Did Apocalypse enhance mutants' superpowers permanently?

Is Charles Xavier the only one whose powers were not permanently affected? This question assumes that Apocalypse enhanced mutants' superpowers permanently. Is this true? I want proper citation. I am ...
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The difference between Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver in the Onslaught Event

So I just finished reading the one shot Onslaught Marvel Universe which can be seen as the climax in the whole Onslaught event: Shamelessly copied from the summary on marvel.wikia But what I don't ...
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In X-Men: Apocalypse why was the jail security so poorly armed?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, when... ...they are spotted on camera and security arrives to apprehend them. A few hours before, they were using more effective weapons, but now only have conventional firearms....
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Is Aimi Yoshida Sunfire's Daughter?

Back in 2011, a company known as Silicon Knights released a game called X-Men: Destiny. This game focused on playing as one of three characters: Aimi Yoshida, who feels that her father abandoned her....
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When was it first mentioned that Colossus was made of osmium?

In many modern appearances, the X-Man Colossus is made of organic osmium, a particularly dense material. Of course, many of these "scientific" facts about superheroes were conceived long after the ...
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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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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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Why did Magneto betray Apocalypse?

Magneto, speaking with Apocalypse says Apocalypse: You betray me? Magneto: No. I betrayed them. Why? Apocalypse would give Magneto what he wanted. Killing all humans.
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What caused the explosion in Coopertown?

When Hope was born in the Messiah Complex, there was an explosion (referenced later on by a news presenter: At approximately 10:20pm last night, local residents were rocked by a series of ...
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What are all comics about Emma Frost?

I'm interested to know more about Emma, and I would like to know what does come after Bloom's History? Emma Frost: Higher Learning (#1-6) Emma Frost: Mind Games (#1-6) Emma Frost: Bloom (#1-6) ...
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Is there a relationship between Transonic, Mystique, and Apocalypse?

One of the "Five Lights", Laurie Tromette (codename: Transonic) is one of the new mutants who got her powers after the whole "House of M" story arc. After her powers were activated, she permanently ...
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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 again?
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X-Men fanfic series about a blue-furred baby who's left on Beast's doorstep

I believe I read this somewhere between 1998 and 2002, possibly on the FanFic Mailing List (FFML), although I was also subscribed to a mailing list that was devoted to admirers of blue-furred ...
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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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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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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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Who is pictured in this still from “X-Men: Days of Future Past”?

This frame was shown during the scene when Bishop and Kitty run in mutants' hideout. What are those pictures?
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Why do people say Kurt Wagner (a.k.a Nightcrawler) is a prankster?

I've only seen one example, in "Divided We Fall" where Nightcrawler has a prank war with Wolverine but other than that, nothing.
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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 ...