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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What is Johnny Dee and the thing on his chest?

Johnny Dee must have one of the weirdest abilities I've ever heard off. He has a tentacled face that makes voodoo dolls from peoples DNA growing out of his chest. What is this thing? There's some ...
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Are mutant powers hereditary?

According to "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" Wolverine and his half brother victor share the same healing powers, or pretty close to the same powers. I read somewhere on this site that Logan also has a ...
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Why doesn't Cyclops's optic blast subject him to recoil?

From his wiki page: The beams have the appearance of red light (i.e., electromagnetic radiation in a red wavelength); however, they do not give off heat and instead deliver concussive force without ...
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Is Beast a Secret Avenger or is he a Vice Principal?

The upcoming Avengers Vs X-men ties in with several different comics lines, namely Wolverine and the X-Men and Secret Avengers. Beast is listed as a current member of both of these factions. Now, I ...
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What has changed since the Messiah Complex?

I've identified the Messiah complex as the latest X-Men Comic book arc that I'm familiar with, and I'd like to know the major points that have changed X-men/marvel history since then (with the aim of ...
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Why is Beast an Avenger?

In the preview for Avengers vs X-men, they show a 'line-up' of Avengers and X-men. One of the Secret Avengers listed is Beast, an X-man. This seems a little unexpected; is this something already ...
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Shouldn't Wolverine have died in the Savage Land?

In the 1990s X-Men animated series there is a two part story called "Savage Land, Strange Heart." In this land Sauron has a dampening field that nullifies mutant powers for those who don't have a ...
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Why does Jamie Madrox fall into a coma during “Messiah Complex”?

In the X-Men storyline "Messiah Complex", published by Marvel Comics in 2007, Jamie Madrox sends one of his duplicates each into two alternate futures with the help of Forge. One of these dies, and ...
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How did X-Men hide their real identities when they were wanted fugitives?

With the exception of Magneto and Cyclops, all the mutants have their faces uncovered. So, it shouldn't be hard to recognize these people especially when they were in the News Channels as Wanted ...
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What is the status of the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning's accreditation?

The X-Men's cover since its debut has been that of a school, the Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters. On top of training young mutants in the use of their powers, they also receive comparable ...
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Does Mystique need to actively maintain her transformation?

Mystique is a metamorph in the X-Men franchise. When she imitates another person, does she need to actively maintain her transformation? Does she need to concentrate or at least think of being like ...
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Mutants with healing factors in the X-Men movies

Some mutants, notably, Wolverine have a healing ability, so they basically don't age (or don't age much) and they recover perfectly from wounds and injuries, and they can't be poisoned. In X-Men ...
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Has Quentin Quire's family been mentioned before?

Wolverine and the X-Men editor Jordan D. White asked via Twitter: Hey, X-Fans...have we ever heard any mention of Quentin Quire's family or life pre-New X-Men? A little background: Quentin Quire (...
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Where is this still from?

I came across this page from a comic. Where is it from? Is it a crossover from Marvel to DC or vice versa?

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