Magneto (Erik Magnus Lehnsherr)

The Religious Affiliation of
Erik Magnus Lehnsherr

Religion: Jewish; Gypsy/Roma CBR Scale: S

Name: Magneto

Alter Ego: Erik Magnus Lehnsherr

Other Names: Max Eisenhardt; Erik Lehnsherr; Magnus; Master of the World; Prisoner #937881; The Creator; White Pilgrim; John Smith; Nestor; Erik the Red; Grey King; White King; The Creator; White Pilgrim; Enrique; Grand Inquisitor

Classification: villain villain   hero hero   scientist scientist  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963): "X-Men"

Creators: Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Paul Reinman

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 916

   Comic Book Appearances: 857

   TV, Film Appearances: 46

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 13

Teams/Affiliations: Brotherhood of Mutants; Genoshan Excalibur; The Acolytes; The Twelve; X-Men

Enemy of: X-Men

Family/Relatives: Scarlet Witch (daughter), Quicksilver (son), Polaris (daughter)

Occupation: intelligence agent, soldier, teacher, would-be conqueror

Race: white

Gender: male

Magneto is traditionally regarded as the arch-enemy of the X-Men, although at times he has aligned himself with them and even joined them as a team member.

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This character is in the following 252 stories which have been indexed by this website:
All-New X-Men #3 (Feb. 2013)
The Amazing X-Men
Astonishing X-Men
Astonishing X-Men Saga #1 (Mar. 2006) (cameo)
Astonishing X-Men: Ghost Boxes #1 (Dec. 2008): "Agent X-13's Report on the Emergency Annexation of Earth-616" (cameo)
The Avengers
Avengers Academy #1 (Aug. 2010): "Permanent Record" (cameo)
The Avengers and the Thunderbolts (1998) (mentioned)
The Avengers Annual #12 (1983): "Moonrise" (cameo)
Avengers Finale #1 (Jan. 2005) (mentioned)
AVX: VS #1 (June 2012): "The Invincible Iron Man vs. Magneto" (lead character)
Black Panther (vol. 3) #28 (Mar. 2001): "Sturm und Drang: A Story of Love and War, Book Three: The Trade of Kings"
Captain America
Captain America: The Legend #1 (Sep. 1996)
Chamber #1 (Oct. 2002): "The Hollow Man, Chapter One" (art)
The Champions (vol. 1) #16 (Nov. 1977): "A World Lost!"
Classic X-Men
Dark Avengers #5 (Aug. 2009) (mentioned)
Dark Reign Files #1 (Apr. 2009)
Dark X-Men: The Beginning #3 (Oct. 2009): "Hidden Depths" (1-panel cameo)
The Defenders
Doctor Doom and the Masters of Evil #4 (June 2009): "All For This"
Doomwar #6 (Sep. 2010): "Doomwar, Part 6" (cameo)
Excalibur (vol. 3) #8 (Feb. 2005): "Saturday Night Fever, Part 1"
The Fantastic Four - Season 1, Episode 2 (14 Oct. 1978): "The Menace of Magneto"
Fantastic Four: House of M
Giant-Size X-Men #1 (July 1975): "Call Him...Cyclops!" (mentioned)
House of M #4 (Sep. 2005)
Hulk (vol. 3) #9 (Feb. 2009): "The Revenge of the Lady Liberators" (mentioned)
Magneto Rex
Marvel Age Annual #1 (Jan. 1985)
Marvel Comics Presents (vol. 2) #3 (Jan. 2008): "Hateful" (lead character)
Marvel Holiday Special 2004 #1 (Jan. 2005): "Jonah's Holiday Carol" (cameo)
Marvel Knights Spider-Man
Marvel Super Hero Squad (20 Oct. 2009)
Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (24 Oct. 2006)
The Mighty Avengers (vol. 1) #23 (May 2009) (mentioned)
Mystique #2 (July 2003): "Drop Dead Gorgeous: Part 2" (someone disguised or dressed as)
The New Avengers (vol. 1) #54 (Aug. 2009) (mentioned)
New X-Men
One-Shot Parody Issue #1 (1986): "Xmen (pronounced Zhmen -- 1 syllable)"
Secret Wars II
Super-Villain Team-Up #14 (Oct. 1977): "A World For the Winning!" (lead character)
The Uncanny X-Men
Untold Tales of Spider-Man #14 (Oct. 1996): "The Son of Magneto"
Wolverine Annual 2000 (Nov. 2000): "Family" (mentioned)
X-Factor: The Quick and the Dead #1 (July 2008): "The Quick and the Dead" (hallucination)
X-Force Annual (vol. 1) #3 (Nov. 1994): "X-Force Gallery"
The X-Men
X-Men Forever
X-Men Unlimited
X-Men: Age of Apocalypse One-Shot #1 (May 2005): "[pin-up 4]"
X-Men: Alpha #1 (Feb. 1995): "Beginnings..."
X-Men: Black Sun #3 (Nov. 2000): "Third Spell: Bare the Claws!"
X-Men: Divided We Stand #1 (June 2008): "Belong" (8-panel cameo)
X-Men: First Class Special #1 (July 2007): "The Key" (lead character)
X-Men: Legacy
X-Men: Millennial Visions #1 (Aug. 2000): "The Magnificent Seven"
X-Men: Millennial Visions 2001 (Jan. 2002): "Brother(hood)'s Keeper"
X-Men: The Hidden Years #1 (Dec. 1999): "Once More the Savage Land"
X-Treme X-Men
X-Treme X-Men: Savage Land
X2 (2003)
Young X-Men

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