X-Verse

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Etymology[edit]

From a blend of X-Men and universe or 'verse.

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Proper noun[edit]

X-Verse

  1. (fandom slang) The fictional world, or universe, which serves as the setting for the Marvel Comics and film series featuring the characters, the X-Men.
    • 2009, Rebecca Housel, Jeremy Wisnewski (editors), X-Men and Philosophy: Astonishing Insight and Uncanny Argument in the Mutant X-Verse, John Wiley & Sons.
    • 2009, David Kyle Johnson, Heroes and Philosophy: Buy the Book, Save the World, page 50,
      First and most common is the charge that numerous characters in Heroes have powers of preexisting comic book characters, especially from the X-Men. [] Even Isaac Mendez's power to paint the future predates him in a character from the X-verse—Nemesio from District X.
    • 2010, William Irwin, David Kyle Johnson, Introducing Philosophy Through Pop Culture: From Socrates to South Park, page 88,
      And if Parfit is right, it should make you think twice about how quickly you judge all of the characters in the X-Verse (and the real world). [] In the X-Verse we should be less dubious of Emma Frost working with the X-Men; [] .