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It’s the tyranny of evolution. Sooner or later, you have a species that will have a genetic or technological advantage and that species will always conquer a species without that advantage. Carthage, the triumph of the Homo sapiens over the Neanderthal showed us that. Now what do we have? We have Homo superior versus Homo sapiens. On a level playing field, ...


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Excalibur #58 (1992) fits the bill, your villain being Alchemy. From ComicVine: Trouble on both sides! With both the Crazy Gang and the trolls that kidnapped Alchemy on the loose, can even the combined strength of Excalibur and the X-Men come out on top? As revealed in the previous issue, Alchemy was in with the trolls who used his mother as leverage ...


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When Marvel sold the live action rights to many of their characters and groups of characters in the 1990's, it was on the condition that the rights would revert back to Marvel if the properties were not used within a certain number of years. This condition has led to the rights for various characters reverting to Marvel since, the latest and most well-known ...


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Copper and lead are actually magnetic -- more accurately, they're diamagnetic. Thus, in theory, a magnetic field in front of the copper-jacketed lead bullet could resist the bullet's motion and, along with a field around it, suspend it in the air. In reality, the strength of a magnetic field capable of stopping a supersonic bullet1 at point-blank range is ...


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It's partially media, partially paranoia, and an enhanced sense of xenophobia, coupled with the constant assaults of mutant superbads (Magneto, Apocalypse) boasting how mutants will replace humanity. Add to that, the collateral damage from giant robots shouting "Mutant detected. Exterminate the mutant" then destroying the mutant AND the city block ...


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Same timeline, different helmets. The events of First Class and Apocalypse are in the same timeline / universe. There is no contradiction here. After the events of Days of Future Past, Magneto gives up his mutant life and the Magneto persona to raise a family in Poland and work an honest job. We don't know exactly what happened to his first helmet in ...


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The name, and the list of heroes who have used it, can get rather complex. I'll try to summarize, and stick only to the ones that connect directly to the current one, Carol Danvers. There's a couple other heroes that have used the Captain Marvel name, the most well known being the hero that transforms by saying the magic word "SHAZAM!". It was originally ...


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If you watch the extra scene after the credits, Xavier has transferred his consciousness to the body in a coma he was referring to in the ethics class earlier in the film. This was when he asked, would it be ethical for a telepath to take over a body which was born with no mind and so kept in a coma for its entire life. He is smiling as he has an escape ...


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This is the comic you're referring to; Excalibur Vol 1 #58. Wolverine has his claws turned (temporarily) into rubber by Alchemy at the urging of a troll.


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This is covered by the film's (surprisingly faithful) official novelisation. In short, she makes an attempt to use his powers but it turns out that Magneto isn't a complete.barking.moron and has factored this into his evil plans. With his bare hands, he touched her face. Suddenly she felt the incredible energy flowing into her. She could see ...


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Rogue does get Wolverine's claws when she absorbs his abilities, but she gets his original bone claws, without the adamantium. The bone claws can be seen in X-Men Legacy #235 (2010), when Rogue absorbs the abilities of several X-Men.


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To understand the film, none. To understand the jokes, you need to watch or know X-Men Origins: Wolverine and X-Men: Days of Future Past. Those jokes and all the other references (almost) are listed in this Movies & TV answer. (It’s full of spoilers.) Colossus's character did appear in X2, X-Men: The Last Stand and X-Men: Days of Future Past, but none ...


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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 affect. (We see this, for example, when she is knocked out and her shapeshifting ends, this is the form she takes.) However, it seems likely that her "usual" ...


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There have been a few mutants who have removed Charles from his chair. Whether him getting put back into the chair counts as them failing is another matter. Uncanny X-men The first time this happens is in Uncanny X-men #167 Xavier's body is cloned and his mind is transferred to the new body. This gives him the ability to walk. This is the first time Xavier ...


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On Earth-616, Thor and Rogue fought in Avengers Annual #10. She absorbed his physical powers but did not try to pick up his hammer. But having his physical abilities would, at that moment, certainly not have made her worthy. This was her first meeting with the Avengers and she was trashing them because of her affiliation with the Brotherhood of Evil ...


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He was born as James Howlett, but he adopted the nickname 'Logan' to keep his identity secret. (Logan was the last name of his groundskeeper). Rose was the one who gave him the name. (Jemas, Bill, Quesada, Joe, Jenkins, Paul (w). Origin (2001–2002), Marvel Comics) From marvel.com: Born the second son of wealthy landowners John and Elizabeth Howlett in ...


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Ray "Raygun" Lai is a professional comic-book artist and movie concept artist. He worked on both the Battlestar Galactica Miniseries (as a "Series Illustrator") as well as the X-Men 2 film (as a "Graphic Designer"). The BSG Wiki mentions that his name was included as a thank-you for his work. Ray Lai was a concept artist for the 2003 Miniseries. His name ...


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In response to Colossus's line: Let's go see the professor. Deadpool replies: McAvoy or Stewart? These timelines are confusing! Sources: looper.com cinemablend.com mashable.com imdb.com


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Based on this numbering: The following appear (links attempt to give best reference for that particular 'look', a + indicates not technically considered a mutant): Absalom? Madin Battering Ram Chicken Wings Hump Abyss Living Monolith La Nuit Adam X Magneto Feral Karasu Joe Bugs Negasonic Teenage Warhead Oya? Onyxx Skids Hijack? Metalhead ? Harry Leland ...


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In the comics (Earth 616, Ultimates, etc) For the most part, the X-Men are considered a "rogue" group. They operate outside the law and generally eschew outside authority (X-Factor being the exception to this). As such, most mutants - and especially X-Men, would have little interest in joining up with what is effectively a government controlled military ...


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Marvel Universe explains Kitty's powers: Kitty Pryde is a mutant with the ability to “phase” through solid matter by shifting her atoms through the spaces between the atoms of the object through which she is moving. Kitty can phase her clothing along with herself, and through practice has learned to phase other objects and people without harm to them. For ...


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Because when he travels back to the 1970s, he's not physically travelling in time, he's being mentally projected into his former self and in 1973 he didn't have an adamantium skeleton yet. You can see from the image below (immediately after he gets out of bed) that his claws are just bone. His weight would therefore be around 175lbs not the 300lbs he weighs ...


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The character of Peter Maximoff / Quicksilver is an adaptation of Comic book character Pietro Maximoff. From the Marvel comics storyline, Quicksilver is the son of Magneto (Eric Lehnserr) and Magda. He is the twin brother of Scarlett Witch. There are lot of differences between the Marvel comics X-Men storyline and the X-Men movies. In the book, X-Factor ...


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Movies: Yes. The first three X-Men movies show scenes of children getting taught regular subjects. These include Prof. X teaching a (presumably) English Lit class about The Once and Future King, and in the first film Prof. X doling out (what I think is) physics homework. There is also a scene of Storm teaching a class in this video. You can't hear what's ...


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At the end of X-Men: The Last Stand, we see the comatosed, brain dead twin of Charles Xavier talking in Patrick Stewarts voice, implying that he somehow transferred his consciousness into his twins body, which is one theory. for how Charles Xavier is alive in the dark timeline of Days of Future Past. However, I have a (currently unprovable, thanks to lack ...


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Magneto - first appearance: Enter Magneto Juggernaut - first appearance: The Unstoppable Juggernaut Warpath - first appearance: Slave Island Yuri Topolov* - first appearance: Slave Island Pyro - first appearance: Slave Island Mystique - first appearance: Slave Island Sabretooth - first appearance: Night of the Sentinels Avalanche - first appearance: Slave ...


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By officially, you mean mentioned by Marvel comics writers either in writing, or in passing dialog in a comic, to be an Omega-level mutant, then the answer is NO. No Marvel text has ever mentioned him as an Omega-level mutant. This is just a sign of what a lack of documentation and standards will get you. An unclear definition of exactly an Omega level ...


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For all intents and purposes, Magneto of Earth-616 has no effective upper limits to his magnetic powers. He is considered an Omega Class mutant, a mutant so powerful, his abilities can affect or even destroy the entire world. His powers are so great he has lifted a 30,000 ton submarine from the depths of the ocean, resisted the force of a nuclear detonation, ...


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There are two ways to order Wolverine's appearances. Release order X-Men (2000) - His first on-screen appearance X-2: X-Men United (2003) - Wolverine encounters Stryker, but has only vague memories about their previous dealings X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) - X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) - This shows Wolverine's discovery of his powers, working with ...


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