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Who or what is Doop?

I have recently decided to start reading up on the X-Men comics, and have noticed a character known as Doop in several issues. Is he an alien ally, an X-Man, or what? A couple of the pictures I have ...
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Do mutants who have mind powers have their power as a part of their atomic structure the same way mutants with physical powers, or not?

When a mutant in X-men gets powers does it affect their atomic structure whether their powers are physical or not, I am curious to know? A mutant with any form of power that isn't directly physical, ...
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What power enables Quicksilver to move people at super-speed without killing them? [duplicate]

I just watched X-Men Apocalypse, and there's an awesome scene of quicksilver clearing everyone out of an exploding building, but I want to know why he isn't ripping people's skeletons right out of ...
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Seeking X-Men issue number from 1980s with quote from either Wolverine or Storm

In one X-Men comic in the 1980s, Kitty Pryde was having trouble in her relationship with Wolverine. She confided in Storm, and Storm offered less solace than expected. Part of Storm's response was: ...
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Mystique and transformed physical abilities

Related: Can Mystique create objects? Spoilers ahead. In the first movie, when Mystique impersonates Wolverine, she was able to cut the chain holding the door in place with her "claws". Then, in ...
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Why does Charles ignore Magneto's actions?

Minor spoilers in the question - you might want to skip this if you haven't seen the movie. In the climax of X-Man: Apocalypse, Magneto is wreaking havoc (pun intended) on the Earth. Magneto is ...
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In what issue did Magneto trap Banshee in a metal suit?

I have been doing research for an X-Men fan-fiction story, and recently found a picture online, depicting Banshee trapped in a metal suit, along with 2 more pictures, one which shows Magneto using ...
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Can Sack suffocate someone by covering them?

In the Marvel Comics, one of the Gene Nation members is simply known as Sack, a mutant who can cover an opponent with his transparent, gel-like body and make them fight for him, due to his body being ...
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Have Spider-Man and Nightcrawler fought before?

Have Spider-Man and Nightcrawler fought before? If so, who won?
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Was the disparity in Wolverine's height an issue? [closed]

According to Marvel comics, Wolverine is only 5'3 in height Wolverine | Character. But Hugh Jackman is 6'3 in height. Is this a misrepresentation of the Wolverine character in the movies?
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Did X-Men Days of Future Past bring any innovation to the time travel theme? [closed]

X-Men: Days of Future Past wasn't the first with time travel theme. Did it bring something different? What was the innovation?
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Did Quicksilver eat the rest of the pizza?

Where have the other slices of the pizza (except the one the dog was already eating) gone after the "rescue"?
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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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Can Magneto move molten steel?

Magneto has the ability to move steel, but can he move liquid or molten steel, so he can use it to burn buildings and humans?
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What is known about these “Captain Raygun” characters?

In X-Men 2 you see in a very short scene the name of a jet-pilot, CAPT. RAYGUN MacLAI. I googled a bit, but only found a name from battlestar galactica which sounds similar, Captain Raymond "Raygun" ...
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What happened to Jamie Maddox's other duplicate?

We only see one of Multiple Man's duplicates, the one who goes into the 'Bishop' future. When this duplicate Jamie wakes up. Does that mean the other duplicate is already dead?
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Who is Julian Keller and why is X-23 so torn up about them?

During the final encounter with Lady Deathstryke, X-23 is 'let loose' on her and shouts about Julian Keller. I don't recall anyone from the book called Julian, let alone then encountering Lady ...
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When/how did the marauders capture Rogue?

It transpires during Messiah CompleX that the Marauders have captured Rogue. When did this happen? I thought Rogue was too powerful to be kidnapped by anyone. Mystique mentions ...Strain 88, the ...
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In which issues did Professor X let Scott down?

During the Messiah Complex, Scott (Cyclops) gives Professor X a dressing down and mentions several times he's let Scott down Left brother in space (Havok/Vulcan) Lied about the danger room Lied about ...
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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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How did the Marauders know about Hope in the Messiah Complex?

At the beginning of Messiah Complex, the Marauders are already on the scene when Hope is born. Later on we find out that the Marauder's have access to Nimrod (the robot, not Elmer Fudd) 'future tech'....
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How did the Purifiers know about Hope in Messiah Complex?

At the beginning of Messiah Complex, the Purifiers are already on the scene when Hope is born. Later on we find out that The Reverend Stryker found out about it from a prophecy, which is not ...
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Why is Mutant X in a cage? Is this after/before X-men Days of future past?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, "Weapon X" is created and Wolverine escapes. In Apocalypse he is back in a case, and escapes again. How are these two Wolverine's connected?
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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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What are the tubes on apocalypses head for? [duplicate]

Dont know how to describe this better, but what are the two tubes on every side of apocalypse head? Are they part of his armor? Or part of his body? What is the usage of them? Does he also have them ...
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How are Victor Creed & Logan related to each other?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine it's stated that Victor & Logan are "brothers". Which parent/s do they share?
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Where do Lady Deathstrike's blades go when not extended?

Are Lady Deathstrike's blades segmented and retract into her finger tips as these photos seem to indicate? Or is there another way that they are sheathed when not in use?
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How did Bishop and Wolverine wake up?

In Days of Future past, we see Kitty sending Bishop and Wolverine back into the past. Then when they wake up, the future gets altered. How do they wake up? Does Kitty wake them up by stopping her ...
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Can Cerebro measure the strength of a mutant?

Cerebro is the mutant detector
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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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Why did En Sabah Nu want Professor X's powers? [closed]

It's my understanding that En Sab absorbs powers when he transfers to another person's body. It's also my understanding that when Prof. X was connected to Cerebro, En Sab was amazed at his ...
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Did X-Men Apocalypse take place over a single day?

I just watched X-Men Apocalypse, and it was night time when Apocalypse was awoken. Then, this ultra mutant being who has been asleep for 10,000 years didn't even reign a full day before the final ...
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How can Cyclops' optic blasts burn or melt objects?

I read recently that Cyclops' optic blasts don't produce heat. I found this very surprising. I watched X-Men: The Animated Series growing up, and re-watched it not that long ago as an adult. I ...
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Was that Warren Worthington III?

In the movie X-Men: Apocalypse, we see a character with wings that becomes one of Apocalypse's four horseman. I would have to assume that that's Warren Worthington III aka Angel aka Archangel. But, I ...
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Is Apocalypse a telepath?

From what I recall, he seems to have an ability to shield himself from Xavier when Xavier was mentally chatting with Eric. Then when Apocalypse interferes, he seems to connect to Xavier's mind and use ...
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Can Mystique shapeshift to someone who is considerably larger than herself? [duplicate]

Say someone like The Hulk? Or Galactus even?
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Who are the “fittest” in Apocalypse's vision of the future?

The mutant En Sabah Nur, commonly known (amongst family, friends, comic afficionados) as Apocalypse, has a very core belief which acts as a guiding principle for his master scheme, as shown in the ...
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How is Quicksilver able to lift people?

In the two most recent X-men films, Quicksilver has moved people just in time to save them from bullets/explosions etc. How is he strong enough to do this? In the new movie he moves about a dozen ...
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Is there any evidence that this character survived X-Men: Apocalypse?

In X-Men Apocalypse, is there any evidence that: survived ?
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Were the Egyptian Four Horsemen characters from the comics?

In the opening sequence of X-Men: Apocalypse, we see the "Four Horsemen" of Apocalypse These are not the original Four Horsemen of Apocalypse from the comics: War, Famine, Pestilence, & Death. ...
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Is there any evidence that this character survived the explosion in X-Men: Apocalypse?

In X-Men Apocalypse, is there any evidence that: survived the explosion of ?
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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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Why was Alex Summers in prison?

Towards the beginning of X-Men: First Class, Charles and Erik visit a prison to recruit Alex Summers (later taking the moniker of Havok), but I don't recall any explanation offered as to why he's ...
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If Rogue absorbs Magneto's power then why can't she escape?

In the first X-Men movie (2000), at the final showdown, Magneto forces his powers upon Rogue so she can be the catalyst in his machine. But if Rogue has Magneto's power, rendering him temporarily ...
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What's going to happen to Earth's nukes in X-Men: Apocalypse?

One of the first things that Apocalypse does to demonstrate his power is to It's never explained what's going to happen to all of them after the movie ends. Are they going to crash back to Earth ...
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How much self-control does Jean Grey have?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, we witness Jean Grey undergoing a dramatic transformation This is a complete turnaround from the Jean Grey we know from the trilogy before X-Men: Days of Future Past, when in-...
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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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Where did Magneto get his helmet from?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur) gives Magneto his helmet. In X-Men: First Class, Magneto gets his helmet from Sebastian Shaw. Are these two movies in the different universe or does ...
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What passage from The Once and Future King does Professor X read?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, Professor X reads a passage from T.H. White's The Once and Future King to his students. Which passage did he read? Answer preferably should contain the quote.
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Exactly what happened to Charles Xavier in this scene?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, we see Charles Xavier Exactly how did this happen? Did Apocalypse intentionally pull them out or was something else going on here that resulted in this happening to Charles?