48 Facts About Doctor Strange


Doctor Stephen Strange is a superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

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Doctor Strange serves as the Sorcerer Supreme, the primary protector of Earth against magical and mystical threats.

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Doctor Strange was created during the Silver Age of Comic Books to bring a different kind of character and themes of mysticism to Marvel Comics.

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Doctor Strange becomes his student and learns to be a master of both the mystical and the martial arts.

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Doctor Strange acquires an assortment of mystical objects, including the powerful Eye of Agamotto and Cloak of Levitation, and takes up residence in a mansion referred to as the Sanctum Sanctorum, located at 177A Bleecker Street, Greenwich Village, New York City.

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Doctor Strange assumes the title of Sorcerer Supreme and, with his friend and valet Wong, defends the world from mystical threats.

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Dr Doctor Strange's adventures take place in bizarre worlds and twisting dimensions that resembled Salvador Dali paintings.

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Never among Marvel's more popular or accessible characters, Dr Doctor Strange still found a niche among an audience seeking a challenging alternative to more conventional superhero fare.

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Doctor Strange appeared in both the main story detailing the formation of superhero team the Defenders, and the related back-up story.

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Doctor Strange found new sources of magical strength in the form of chaos magic, as well as a magic construct he used as a proxy.

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Doctor Strange appeared with the Human Torch and the Thing in the one-shot publication Doctor Strange Tales vol.

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Doctor Strange appeared as a supporting character for the bulk of the 2000s.

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Doctor Strange appeared regularly in The Amazing Spider-Man under J Michael Straczynski, before being cast into a time loop by Baron Mordo.

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Doctor Strange later appeared on and off in The New Avengers, where he was stated as being part of the secret group known as the Illuminati to deal with future threats to Earth.

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Ultimately Doctor Strange joined the team and allowed them to use his home as a base after the events of the 2006 "Civil War" storyline, which he sat out.

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Doctor Strange was critical of the federal Superhuman Registration Act and aided the anti-registration Avengers team led by Luke Cage.

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Doctor Strange was featured in The Order, which spun out of the 2001 Defenders revival, and the Indefensible Defenders mini-series.

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Doctor Strange eventually regains his position of Sorcerer Supreme, but is possessed by a demon and becomes leader of the Black Priests.

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Doctor Strange was born in Philadelphia and grew up in New York City.

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Doctor Strange soon finds that his fingers tremble uncontrollably, rendering him unable to perform surgery.

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Doctor Strange happens to overhear two sailors in a bar discussing a hermit called the Ancient One in the Himalayas, who can heal any ailment.

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Doctor Strange fails, but Strange then commits a heroic act when he discovers the Ancient One's disciple, Baron Mordo, attempting to kill his mentor and usurp his power.

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Doctor Strange is aided by a nameless girl, later called Clea, who is eventually revealed to be Dormammu's niece.

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When Doctor Strange helps a weakened Dormammu drive off the rampaging Mindless Ones and return them to their prison, he is allowed to leave the Dark Dimension unchallenged.

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Doctor Strange is a practicing sorcerer who draws his powers from mystical entities such as Agamotto, Cyttorak, Ikonn, Oshtur, Raggadorr, and Watoomb, who lend their energies for spells.

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Doctor Strange wields mystical artifacts including the Cloak of Levitation which enables him to fly; the Eye of Agamotto, an amulet whose light is used to negate evil magic; the Book of the Vishanti, a grimoire which contains vast knowledge of white magic; and the Orb of Agamotto, a crystal ball which is used for clairvoyance.

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Doctor Strange was a skilled neurosurgeon before nerve damage impaired his hands.

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Doctor Strange is described as "the mightiest magician in the cosmos" and "more powerful by far than any of your fellow humanoids" by Eternity, the sentience of the Marvel Universe.

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Doctor Strange holds the title of Sorcerer Supreme beginning with the 1973 storyline in which the Ancient One dies, and retains the title thereafter, except during an interruption from 1992 to 1995.

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Book of the Vishanti is portrayed as being written by unknown authors, is closely associated with Doctor Strange, and is the greatest known source of white magical knowledge on Earth.

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Doctor Strange keeps the book in his town house library in New York City's Greenwich Village.

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Doctor Strange briefly lost the book when he destroyed his home to prevent the alien wizard Urthona from taking his magical artifacts, but the book was saved by Agamotto, who transported it to his realm and returned it to Strange some time later.

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Doctor Strange is the replacement in the 1602 universe for John Dee and is married to a version of Clea.

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Doctor Strange's is very inexperienced in her powers and uses them recklessly.

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However, after Miguel's departure, Doctor Strange revealed that she was working with the Maestro and was under the control of the demon within her.

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Doctor Strange later appears on Battleworld as a member of the Defenders 2099.

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Doctor Strange was last seen in living form as part of Nick Fury's resistance to defeat the zombified Marvel superheroes in the spinoff Dead Days before he and the rest of the surviving superheroes are later overwhelmed by the zombie Fantastic Four and turned.

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Doctor Strange participates in the multi-zombie attack on Doctor Doom's castle, in an effort to capture and devour the unaffected Latverian citizens inside.

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Doctor Strange is part of Kingpin's undead alliance and can only perform two spells, one of which allows viewers to see into other universes which becomes an essential tool to Kingpin's plans.

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Dr Doctor Strange is retired and the title of Sorcerer Supreme has been passed to the younger Doc Magus.

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Doctor Strange helps Thor locate the descendants of a victim that the Vikings had slain, just after the victim, a village wiseman had placed a curse on the Vikings that caused them to become zombified.

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The title of "Sorcerer Supreme" was only self-proclaimed by the elder Doctor Strange as reported in the comics during a TV news broadcast.

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Doctor Strange is known to the public as "Dr Strange", although he does not hold a medical degree or doctorate.

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Doctor Strange has bemoaned his lack of knowledge in things mystical and usually, just barely saves the day with one last desperate, untried spell.

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In Ultimatum, Doctor Strange is gruesomely killed by Dormammu when Hulk rampages through his house.

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Venomized version of Doctor Strange appears in Venomverse, who is responsible for gathering all of the different incarnations of Venom.

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Doctor Strange's Earth was eradicated by the Poisons so he had gathered Venoms from across the multiverse in order to prevent the Poisons from consuming more of them.

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Doctor Strange is captured by the Poisons and he realises that instead of bringing more Venoms to fight, he had brought the Poisons more Venoms to consume.

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