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Pre-1993 comic in which Wolverine's claws were turned to rubber?

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 ...
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Where did Magneto get his helmet from?

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 ...
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Pre-1993 comic in which Wolverine's claws were turned to rubber?

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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Captain Marvel vs Ms Marvel clarification

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 ...
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If Rogue absorbs Magneto's power then why can't she escape?

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 ...
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How does Rogue from the X-Men fly?

Assuming that Rogue perfectly copied Ms. Marvel's abilities, then flight is done by "sailing along the Earth's electromagnetic field". Ms. Marvel Vol. 1 #2 (click to enlarge) As CBR's How ...
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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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Who are the 378 mutants in this image?

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 ...
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Which X-Men movies should I watch before Deadpool?

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 ...
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Has anyone ever tried to fix Professor X's back?

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 ...
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What is known about these "Captain Raygun" characters?

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 "...
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What was Deadpool's line about the two Professor X's?

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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Does Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters teach normal school subjects?

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 ...
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How does Cyclops sleep?

It looks like he keeps his mask on. Since the mask requires him to either touch the mask or use the hand switch, he's probably safe. Just to cover all bases, there was a time between All-New X-Men #3 ...
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Did we ever see Professor Charles Xavier control animals?

Well, yes. Per Wikipedia: He is one of the few telepaths skilled enough to communicate with animals and even share their perceptions. Backing this up with one specific occurrence in X-Men Legacy #...
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Which was the X-Men comic where the mutant Santa Claus appeared, and what are his powers?

It seems he first appeared in Strange Tales #34 in 1955 (although I can't find a scan of it), and has appeared a number of times since. (There are also alternate versions of him in other continuities/...
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What X-Men comic features Storm being attacked by a group of drug addicts in a housing project, and is saved by Luke Cage and Misty Knight?

It's actually Uncanny X-Men #122 from 1979. If #544 includes the pages posted in @Valorum's answer it's a re-print. Entering an old apartment building where her parents used to live, Storm is ...
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Are any of the X-Men comic covers or pages in the movie Logan pre-existing?

All of the comic covers were made specifically for the movie. According to this interview with director James Mangold at Slashfilm, Logan also incorporates the idea of X-Men comics in a really ...
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How does Shadowcat keep her clothes on?

It is not uncommon for powers to be extended to the character's clothing. In some cases this is built in, sometimes it is a feature of the clothing, like Johnny Storm's unstable molecule clothing that ...
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How does Shadowcat keep her clothes on?

Kitty is able to phase things that she's touching, wearing and holding. No solid (pun intended) explanation of her powers is ever offered other than that it's an extension of her will, guided by ...
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Teen girl refuses to wear skimpy superhero costume. Probably a 90's X-Men comic

I think you're thinking of Starlight from The Boys (click to enlarge)
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To what extent are Wolverine's claws indestructible?

It should be clarified that there are at least three grades of Adamantium in the comics. Firstly, there's Proto-Adamantium. This alloy was created by US Government metallurgist, Myron MacLain during ...
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Why did Marvel characters from the 80s often have blue hair?

It's a long-time comics convention, not just used by Marvel. The hair is actually black but to avoid a solid black patch on the page the highlights are depicted in a contrasting colour, usually blue. ...
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To what extent are Wolverine's claws indestructible?

Wolverine's claws were cut off by the Silver Samurai during the climactic fight scene of The Wolverine (2013), so no, they're not invulnerable. They regrew, but only as bone.
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Was there ever consideration of a scene concerning Beast in Deadpool?

Apparently this was actually a serious consideration1; Film School Rejects reports on the Deadpool commentary track (on the DVD release), and note: They originally wanted the end credits scene to ...
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In what comic does Prof X say, "If we do that we'll be no better than Hitler, Stalin, or Doctor Doom"?

You're referring to the scene below from Secret Wars Vol. 1 #4 (from 1985) in which Xavier is describing his earlier decision to use his psychic powers to wipe Spider Man's memory. In that moment ...
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Does Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters teach normal school subjects?

In X-Men (1963) #7, Professor X seems to indicate that the school does cover subjects beyond training mutant powers, in that the original 5 students have earned diplomas indicating they've ...
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How are Victor Creed & Logan related to each other?

They are half brothers sharing a father In the film X-Men Origins: Wolverine you see that Wolverine is originally known as James Howlett. He sees his "father" (John Howlett) being killed by Thomas ...
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Who was in the room in the X-Men Mansion?

While most sources seem to have caught a couple, DigitalSpy seems to be confident, from their wording, that they saw everyone. Den of Geek's incredibly detailed commentary on Easter eggs gives the ...
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