Can You Match The Marvel Character to Their Alter Ego?

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Marvel has a diverse cast of iconic heroes and villains going back decades, but how well do you know them? Test your Marvel alter ego IQ with this epic HowStuffWorks quiz!

Bruce Banner is also known as:

Bruce Banner is a seemingly mild-mannered scientist with a dark, green, large and angry secret. He first appeared in 1962 and was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.

Steve Rogers' alter ego is who?

Steve Rogers, also known as Captain America and The First Avenger, was a result of a scientific experiment. This patriotic super soldier was considered a living symbol of freedom.

Dr. Stephen Strange is also known by what name?

Doctor Strange is the Sorcerer Supreme. He protects the world from mystical threats with magic.

Tony Stark's alter ego is:

Iron Man was a lesser hero of the Marvel canon before Robert Downey Jr.'s portrayal of the eccentric genius kickstarted the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe. The character first appeared in 1963.

Peter Parker is also known as ___________.

Peter Parker is a nerdy student whose life dramatically changes after he's bitten by an enhanced spider. The character was partially created by Marvel's Stan Lee.

Wade Wilson is more famously known as who?

Deadpool is a unique Marvel antihero that first appeared in 1990. He's known for his loud personality, crude humor and breaking the fourth wall.

Reed Richards is __________.

Mister Fantastic is a brilliant inventor with mastery across the sciences. He can also stretch his body into any shape he wants.

Matt Murdock is ________.

Daredevil first appeared in 1964. While falling in a radioactive substance blinded him, it also heightened his other senses enough to make him a crime fighter.

Remy Etienne LeBeau is known by which alias?

Gambit is a mutant and member of the X-Men who can create and control pure kinetic energy. The Louisiana-born mutant is deft with cards, proud of his roots and speaks with a Cajun accent.

Professor Charles Francis Xavier is:

Professor X is the founder of the X-Men. He is adept at telepathy and mind control.

Natasha Romanova is better known as:

Black Widow is a Russian super spy turned Avenger. She made her first appearance in Avengers No. 44 in 1967.

Danny Rand's alter ego is _____________.

Iron Fist first appeared in 1974. He is a master of martial arts who can wield a mystical force known as the Iron Fist to deadly perfection.

Who is Clint Barton also known as?

Clint Barton has numerous aliases, including Hawkeye, Goliath and Golden Archer. As Hawkeye, he is known as an expert marksman who uses trick arrows.

Peter Quill's alter-ego is:

Peter Quill is a half-human, half-alien who assumes the role of an interplanetary policeman. He first appeared in comics in 1976 and is portrayed by Chris Pratt in the MCU.

Victor Creed is also known as________.

Sabretooth is a mutant with animalistic super powers and sharp fangs. He and Wolverine are long-time enemies.

Raven Darkhölme is better known as ...?

Mystique is a mutant and shape-shifter. She is often portrayed as a supervillain and foe of the X-Men.

T'Challa is better known as:

Black Panther was the first African-American superhero in mainstream American comics. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, he appeared for the first time in 1966.

Who is Wanda Maximoff better known as?

Scarlet Witch is often depicted as a mutant who has the power to bend and change reality. This is said to stem from her use of chaos magic.

Johnny Blaze is better known as _______.

Ghost Rider turns into a skull-headed figure consumed by fire when in the presence of evil souls. He first appeared in 1972 and was portrayed by Nicolas Cage in the MCU.

Max Eisenhardt's alter ego is ...?

Magneto is a powerful mutant who wants to conquer the world and replace human dominance with that of mutants. He manipulates magnetic fields to allow himself to fly and accomplish other feats.

Carl Lucas is better known as:

Carl Lucas is known as Luke Cage and also Power Man. He was the first black protagonist and title character of an American comic. He has super strength and unbreakable skin.

Who is Ororo Munro also known as?

Storm is a mutant who can control the weather and fly. The daughter of a tribal princess from Kenya, she is a member of the X-Men.

Which of these characters is the alter ego of Norman Osborn?

The Green Goblin is a Halloween-themed super villain who first appeared in comics in 1964. He is one of Spider-Man's most famous antagonists.

Who is Hank Pym also known as?

Ant-Man first appeared in comics in 1962. Over the years, several characters have taken up the mantle of this superhero who can change his size.

By what name is Benjamin Grimm better known?

The Thing is known for his rocky appearance and sense of humor. He is a human mutant and founding member of the Fantastic Four.

Arthur Douglas has the alter ego of:

Drax the Destroyer often battles the super villain Thanos, since his family was killed by him. The character first appeared in Iron Man No. 55 in 1973.

James "Rhodey" Rhodes is also known as:

Rhodes is the best friend of Tony Stark. He is known as War Machine when wearing his large, high tech battle suit.

Simon Williams is known as _______.

Wonder Man is also known as Mr. Muscles. He has superhuman strength, speed and agility and can fly.

Mary Walker is better known by:

Typhoid Mary is also known as Bloody Mary and Mutant Zero. She is a mentally ill super villain who often battles Deadpool and Daredevil.

Jennifer Walters is also known as ...?

She-Hulk is a cousin of Bruce Banner, and milder version of the Hulk. When she transforms she still retains her personality.

Laura Kinney's alter ego is:

X-23 is the cloned daughter of Wolverine. She was created to be the perfect killing machine. Her first comic appearance was in 2004.

Nathan Summers is known as who?

Cable is a mutant, the biological son of the X-Man Cyclops and Jean Grey's clone. He's a deadly fighter that has been portrayed as both telepathic and telekinetic.

James Howlett is known as:

Wolverine is a mutant with keen senses, enhanced strength and famous bone claws that retract from his hands. He was created by Len Wein, John Romita Sr. and Herb Trimpe and first appeared in 1974.

Scott Summers is _________.

Cyclops is a mutant who can direct powerful energy beams from his eyes with the help of special eyewear. He is often considered the very first of the X-Men.

Who is Pietro Maximoff better known as?

Quicksilver is the Twin Brother of the Scarlet Witch. He's a mutant that has been both a hero and a villain in different incarnations.

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