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Is Rebecca Romijn/Jennifer Lawrence Mystique's "natural" human form?

It depends on what you mean by her "natural" form. As far as we can tell, the blue spiky look is Mystique's "normal" appearance as a mutant; every other form is something she has to intentionally ...
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Does Magneto fly by magnetizing any piece of metal over him, or can he actually fly in X-Men: First Class?

I can't find any official confirmation that this is the method in the films, but Magneto has flown many times in the comics, sometimes explicitly by employing magnetism on his metal suit, and ...
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In X-Men: First Class, why did Shaw kill Darwin?

Shaw's background is working for the Nazis during WW2. He observes to Eric that their methods work. The one thing I can say for the Nazis is their methods seem to produce results. Shaw then puts ...
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In X-Men: First Class, is Alex Summers related to Scott Summers?

The original x-men-cinematic-universe backstory for Alex apparently included a foster sister, as Lucas Till mentioned in this interview with IGN, but this was all cut from the final theatrical cut of ...
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Does Magneto fly by magnetizing any piece of metal over him, or can he actually fly in X-Men: First Class?

Although I couldn't officially find the exact explanation, after doing a short search, I came across this Sideshow article about Magneto's powers: How exactly does Magneto accomplish [flight]? ...
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Is Moira McTaggert in "The Last Stand" the same as in "First Class"?

It's the same person, but Last Stand and First Class occur on different timelines, thanks to Wolverine changing the past in Days of Future Past. Moira's life from ~1975 onward was rewritten in the ...
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Why was Alex Summers in prison?

Marvel Wikia (generally pretty reliable) mentions that he is in prison for killing the man who attempted to abduct him and his sister. Alex Summers was a mutant who was placed in prison for killing ...
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How did Sebastian Shaw/Dr. Schmidt become a mutant and have powers in "X-Men: First Class"?

I don't see why you'd think Shaw was a mere human in Nazi Germany. Sure, he might not have made a show of his powers, but nothing indicates he was human; in fact, there are two scenes that very much ...
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Why did Charles keep Shaw immobile?

Shaw had just swallowed a massive amount of energy and and would use it as soon as Charles released him. Shaw's mutant ability was to absorb energy and redirect it and his goal was to create a world ...
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Did Darwin die or survive when Sebastion Shaw put energy in his mouth

In the comics, he is shown to be more resilient and adaptable under similar situations. After the X-Men hurled Krakoa into space, unaware of the two survivors, Darwin instinctively converted himself ...
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Did Charles Xavier train Magneto in the comics?

No. In The Uncanny X-Men #161, Magnus [the name he gave at the time] and Charles met in Israel, for the first time, where Charles had been called in to help a Holocaust victim who was a patient in the ...
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In X-Men: First Class, in the beginning scene, why doesn't the child Erik attempt to kill Shaw?

If you watch the scene I think he DOES try to kill him. as he is crushing the file cabinet he looks from it to Shaw like he is trying to aim it. Then while he is destroying the operation room he cant ...
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