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Which female character in the MCU had the earliest comic book debut?

Fen, mother of Namor; April 1939 The mother of Prince Namor was introduced in Motion Picture Funnies Weekly #1 (April, 1939) as Princess Fen, daughter of the Atlantean emperor Thakorr. In the movie ...
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Which female character in the MCU had the earliest comic book debut?

Patsy Walker / Hellcat (November 1944) I believe the female MCU character with the earliest comic book debut is Patricia “Patsy“ Walker (Hellcat). She made her comic book debut in Miss America ...
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What is the significance behind the Molecule Man's quirk of consistently asking visitors for food?

This may be a nod to that he has historically found food difficult to make (there are other times when he's done it effortlessly, but that's part of the character, that his competence varies wildly ...
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Who is the dead person in the cemetery at the end of Daredevil S2E13?

The undertaker of The Sacred Saints Cemetery In (43:44) we can see a glimpse of the undertaker of The Sacred Saints Cemetery finishing the burying of Elektra's coffin. The actor is uncredited in imdb....
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Who are the enslaved mutants shown working as laborers in Cable's dark future timeline in X-Men '97?

#4 looks very much like it must be a Hound, Rachel Summers/Prestige. Absolutely agree with #3 being an older Polaris, color scheme and power set match up. I can't speculate to the blonde with the ...
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If Charles Xavier wore Magneto's helmet, would it block Charles from using his abilities?

Yes. Magneto's helmet can indeed work in reverse, rendering a telepath like Charles Xavier unable to utilize their abilities while wearing it. The X-Men '97 animated series (Season 1, Episode 9: "...
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To what degree can Morph copy the powers and abilities of other Marvel characters?

Well, according to his profile in Marvel's page, he can stretch any part of his body (like Mr. Fantastic) and he can grow muscles and be able to lift 20 tons but he's no Hulk. He's not really "...
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Who are these characters fighting Doctor Doom on the Secret Wars #7 (2015) cover?

A character in a full-body black suit, wielding a baton. I"m guessing Daredevil, though this figure lacks the signature "DD" emblem and horns. That could be the Earth-400005 version of ...
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Why did Star-Lord say "Past Gamora" instead of "New Gamora" if she changed?

The Gamora that exists here is the one that was brought by a past Thanos, thereby being the Gamora who existed years prior to the current time. Thus, Peter refers to her as "past Gamora" ...
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Has Nightcrawler, in any canon, teleported into a solid object?

According to this reddit poster yes, he's teleported into solid objects a few times - with the implication being it would kill him. Here's an example in Excalibur #72: "Overshooting" his ...
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Who are the enslaved mutants shown working as laborers in Cable's dark future timeline in X-Men '97?

The mutants they show as enslaved are Easter eggs from the original animated series season one episode eleven “Days of Future Past Part I”. These were entire cut from whole cloth as mobs that future ...
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Who are these characters fighting Doctor Doom on the Secret Wars #7 (2015) cover?

Psi-Hawk (New Universe, Earth-148611) Spider-Girl (Earth-X, Earth-9997) ? (Female member of the Nova Corps) ? Captain America (Excalibur vol.1 #14, Earth 8910) Spider-Man 2099 Rojhaz (Captain ...
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Who is "Baby" here?

In this context Adam is expressing frustration at being 'pinged' by the Yaka Arrow. He doesn't seem to realise that it's supposed to be a deadly weapon since his skin is near-impervious. It's just an ...
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Why does Magneto not wear metal armor?

Magneto's typical armour is made of metal. If he gets blasted, he is able to reform his outfit from metals around him. Made of flexible metal bonded on the molecular level, [Magneto's armour] ...
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Apart from the instance with Gambit, has Wolverine ever been killed and unable to heal?

Wolverine has been killed and unable to heal on several occasions. Here are some of the most prominent instances: Death of Wolverine (2014) In this aptly titled 2014 comic book series, Wolverine's ...
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Why doesn't Loki look like a Frost Giant in the TVA?

Odin didn’t just change Loki’s appearance—he fundamentally altered Loki’s biology to make him an Asgardian. It wasn’t just an illusion or a surface-level transformation. To put it in perspective, if a ...
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Are there any major MCU characters not based on or references to comics?

Building on the other answers already posted, here are some more characters who were originally created for the MCU. I've picked them specifically because they had a tangible impact on the plot, as ...
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Is the woman collaborating with Bastion in "X-Men '97" a known supervillain from the comics?

Beau DeMayo (X-Men '97 showrunner) on Twitter says: She is a human government official from an unnamed UN nation So, as of now, no, not a known supervillain, just a politician. According to Comic ...
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Who are the enslaved mutants shown working as laborers in Cable's dark future timeline in X-Men '97?

Speculation: A new, unrevealed character not existing in current continuity. Related to Jubilee in some way, as she has pink energy and pink clothing with a yellow short-sleeve jacket. Speculation: A ...
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Why did Drax ask this question?

Drax is not good at social situations. Previously, the group had bluffed their way past the guards by acting belligerent, forcing the guards on the defensive. Now, Nebula is suddenly angry, and Drax ...
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What does "this" in "about this" refer to?

As noted by Daniel Roseman in a comment, "this" is what Mantis has introduced to the conversation, namely that he's never gone back to Earth to visit his family, whereas Peter was previously ...
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Who is "friend" here if Adam is Ashley's son?

Quite frankly, there's no indication in the scene that it refers to anyone but Adam. It's possible that Karja does not realize that Adam is her son, as I don't see anything in the transcript where she ...
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Who are the enslaved mutants shown working as laborers in Cable's dark future timeline in X-Men '97?

The second resembles Franklin Richards from Days of the Future Present, and he was represented as being capable of changing his arms in that way in that future.
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How does Nightcrawler's teleportation ability work during high-speed movement?

There was an episode from X-men: Evolution, titled Rogue Recruit, during which Rogue acquired Nightcrawler's teleport ability after she accidentally touched him. At some point, she used the ...
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How does Nightcrawler's teleportation ability work during high-speed movement?

Momentum is conserved during teleportation. Nightcrawler, along with anyone or anything he’s teleporting, will maintain their original velocity and direction post-teleportation. In the X-Men '97 ...
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Why does Nightcrawler get called "elf"?

Namor (the Sub-Mariner) has pointy ears, but I don't recall him ever being called "elf". Kurt Wagner has the ears but also the lithe, acrobatic, hide-in-the-shadows package that matches many ...
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What is the limitation of Nightcrawler's teleportation ability?

I was going to paraphrase the comic, but I can't really see how I'd do much better than simply supplying the pages. From "Excalibur" #63 (1993), the most in-depth, in-story analysis of ...
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