47 Facts About Machine Man


Machine Man is an android superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

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Machine Man is a robot, the only survivor of a series, raised as a human son of scientist Abel Stack, who was killed removing his auto-destruct mechanism, and further evolved to sentience by a Monolith.

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Machine Man went on to appear in his own self-titled series in 1978.

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Machine Man appeared next in a three issue story arc within the pages of The Incredible Hulk vol.

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Status quo in the book changed with Machine Man now living amongst humanity, and dealing with his own new-found emotions.

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Machine Man was given a drastically more robotic look and his powers were vastly changed.

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Machine Man then met mechanic "Gears" Garvin, and then battled Baron Brimstone.

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Machine Man was seeking to compare notes with Iron Man, thought to be a robot by Machine Man.

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At the time, Iron Machine Man was drunk, irate, and under considerable stress from the machinations of Obadiah Stane.

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However, during the battle, Machine Man witnessed the seeming destruction of Jocasta by Ultron.

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That story created strong hints that the 2020 Machine Man may turn out not to be the true X-51, but instead a duplicate created by Sunset Bain.

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Machine Man later fought alongside the Avengers, which led to the invitation to become a team reservist.

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Machine Man helped the X-Men again against Bastion and his Sentinels.

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Machine Man is not especially popular with his teammates because of his self-important attitude, and, as is learned in a flashback that after being brought to space by the Celestials at the conclusion of his previous series, he was dumped back on Earth because the space-gods considered him to be a "complete and utter ????".

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Machine Man appears to have a rather serious attraction to Elsa Bloodstone and stares at her chest constantly, much to her chagrin.

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Machine Man later uses his knowledge of Dirk's quarters to steal Anger's mother's dress and hold it hostage in exchange for the safe escape of Nextwave.

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Machine Man was seeking to compare notes with Iron Man, thought to be a robot by Machine Man.

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Iron Machine Man uses this incident as the need for accountability in the superhero population.

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Machine Man's appearance is entirely in keeping with Nextwave: he wears the same costume and displays the same nonsensical and zany personality developed, in place of his previous logical and friendly self.

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Machine Man spends much of his time in Chile and aboard the Minicarrier 13, Ms.

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Machine Man appears twice in the Marvel Zombies universe, initially in a cameo as part of the Nextwave team who engage in battle against the infected heroes and are killed off panel in Marvel Zombies vs The Army of Darkness, and as the main character in Marvel Zombies 3.

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Machine Man obtains cell samples from the Kingpin's wife Vanessa, who is still alive and being kept safe by the Kingpin.

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Machine Man delivers the samples to Jocasta, but the zombies nearly destroy him in retribution, and Portal and Jocasta are forced to leave his ruined body in that dimension.

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Machine Man retains his personality as displayed in Nextwave and Ms Marvel in this series, but when Jocasta describes him as different from the person she once knew, he gives an explanation.

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Red Hulk and Machine Man escape when Sultan Magus travels to Cairo after probing Red Hulk's mind to find out who could have sent Red Hulk to Sharzhad.

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Machine Man reveals to Red Hulk that Sultan Magus has used Rigellian technology to manipulate hydrogen, which involved providing a supply of water and terraforming a part of the desert for Sharzhad.

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Sultan Magus then orders Red Hulk and Machine Man to get out of Sharzhad while he secretly plans to have his revenge on Red Hulk someday.

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Machine Man later appears as a member of Domino's incarnation of the Mercs for Money.

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Machine Man was assigned to blow up the satellite dish on Baintronics only for his feelings towards a reprogrammed Jocasata to get in the way.

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Machine Man followed her to a Baintronics facility and fought through many of the X-series robots that came before him.

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Machine Man was constructed by unnamed computer engineering specialists under Dr Oliver Broadhurst at the Broadhurst Center for the Advancement of Mechanized Research; Dr Abel Stack was his chief programmer.

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Machine Man possesses superhuman strength, speed, stamina, durability, and reflexes.

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Machine Man is an expert on his own construction and repair.

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Machine Man possesses an above normal intellect, with a capacity for unlimited self-motivated activity, creative intelligence, and human-like emotions.

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Machine Man has superhuman cybernetic analytical capabilities, including the ability to process information and make calculations with superhuman speed and accuracy.

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Machine Man can draw power from several different external-energy sources, if needed.

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Machine Man has the ability to telescope his arms and legs to a length of 100 feet .

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Machine Man's hands are equipped with variable-payload fingers, some routinely carried in his fingers, others stored in hidden recesses in his belt.

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Machine Man has the ability of flight under his own power through the means of anti-gravity disks.

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Now being a cross between the nano-technological being in the X-51 miniseries and the living Swiss Army knife of Nextwave, Machine Man is suffused with nanites able to effortlessly change his appearance from his earliest, jump-suited look to the more-humanoid looks of Nextwave.

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Machine Man was one of the main characters of the Earth X trilogy.

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Tricking Uatu, who had attempted to force Machine Man to reject his humanity, Machine Man managed to use his access to Watcher technology and data to help humanity defeat the coming Celestials, by revealing to Earth's superhero community the true origins of mankind.

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Machine Man is part of a last-ditch super-team gathered to fight the zombies.

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Machine Man was reactivated in the year 2020 by a group of outlaw scavengers called Midnight Wreckers, and forced to battle his old enemy, the industrialist ice queen Sunset Bain, as well as mercenary Arno Stark, the amoral Iron Man of 2020.

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Machine Man became Sir MacHinery, an obvious play on the word machinery.

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Ultimate Marvel version of Machine Man is Danny Ketch, who sacrificed his life during Galactus' assault on Earth via MODOK.

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Spider-Man saved a Machine Man named X-51 from disassembly in the episode "Steel Cold Heart" and he joined forces with Spider-Man and the Human Rebels in their struggle against the High Evolutionary's regime.

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