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This Day In Comics: Magneto (@thisdayincomics)

This Day In Comics: Magneto

This Day In Comics: Magneto

Among the most powerful, recognizable, and infamous mutants to inhabit the planet Earth, Magneto was the X-Men’s first major nemesis. Now known as a revolutionist and terrorist, Magneto has fought for the X-Men as many times as he’s been against them.

Physical Attributes

  • Height: 6’2″
  • Weight: 190 lbs.
  • Eyes: Bluish-grey
  • Hair: Bald (formerly silver, originally black)
  • Distinguishing Features: Appears to be a man in his physical prime, and roughly half his much greater chronological age, as a result of being rejuvenated by the High Evolutionary


  • Identity: Publicly known
  • Occupation: Adventurer, mutant rights activist; former would-be conqueror, sovereign ruler of Genosha, teacher of the New Mutants, headmaster of Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters, terrorist, secret agent, Nazi-hunter, volunteer hospital orderly, carpenter
  • Citizenship: German; formerly Genoshan
  • Place of Birth: Germany
  • Education: Some public schooling, unspecified advanced training in genetic engineering and robotics
  • Marital Status: Widower
  • Known Relatives: Jakob and Edie Eisenhardt (parents, deceased), Erich Eisenhardt (uncle, deceased), Ruth Eisenhardt (sister, deceased), Magda Eisenhardt (wife, deceased), Anya Eisenhardt (daughter, deceased), Zala Dane (Zaladane, alleged daughter, presumed deceased), Lorna Dane (Polaris, daughter), Joseph (clone)