Magneto (Marvel Comics)

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A cosplayer dressed up as Magneto

Magneto (Max Eisenhardt) (/mæɡˈniːtoʊ/) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with the X-Men. He was created by writer Stan Lee and artist/co-writer Jack Kirby, the character first appears in The X-Men #1 (cover-dated September 1963) as an enemy of the X-Men.[1] Magneto was ranked by IGN as the Greatest Comic Book Villain of All Time.[2]

Portrayals[change | change source]

He was played by Ian McKellen and Michael Fassbender in movies. He was voiced by Tom Kane and Tony Jay in cartoons and video games.

References[change | change source]

  1. Press, Ivy (May 2006). Heritage Comics Dallas Signature Auction Catalog #820. Heritage Capital Corporation. p. 71. ISBN 978-1-59967-044-7.
  2. "Magneto is number 1 - IGN". 2009-05-18. Archived from the original on 2009-05-18. Retrieved 2020-03-26.