Did "War of the Worlds" occur on Earth-616?

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Did "War of the Worlds" occur on Earth-616?

Post by wolframbane » Sun Aug 07, 2016 5:56 am

Did "War of the Worlds," ie the 1901 Martian invasion of Earth, occur on Earth-616, or just on Earth-691 (Killraven/Guardians of the Galaxy)?

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Re: Did "War of the Worlds" occur on Earth-616?

Post by Col_Fury » Sun Aug 07, 2016 6:44 am

Yes, the Martians invaded Earth in Earth-616's past. Off the top of my head, recent references to this include the Original Sin Annual and All-New Invaders. There is a discrepancy on WHEN it happened, but yes, the Martians invaded.
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Re: Did "War of the Worlds" occur on Earth-616?

Post by DonCampbell » Sun Aug 07, 2016 11:12 am

I would point out that whatever Martian "attacks" (on London) took place on Earth-616 in 1917 and "a decade" earlier were apparently much smaller in scale than the "invasion" which occurred on Earth-691 in 1901. As far as I know, nobody has ever written a story that fully reveals the history of "Martian" interaction with Earth-616. Plus, there are various conflicting accounts of Martian history which have never been reconciled.

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Re: Did "War of the Worlds" occur on Earth-616?

Post by vanhornluke » Sun Aug 07, 2016 1:16 pm

What about Marvel Classics Comics #14? Is it 616? 691? Neither?

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Re: Did "War of the Worlds" occur on Earth-616?

Post by DonCampbell » Sun Aug 07, 2016 4:21 pm

vanhornluke wrote:What about Marvel Classics Comics #14? Is it 616? 691? Neither?
As far as I know, Marvel Classics Comics #14 has never been referenced in any story set on either Earth-616 or Earth-691. It's possible (or probable) that it, like other comic book adaptations of classic stories, may exist on its own separate Earth.

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Re: Did "War of the Worlds" occur on Earth-616?

Post by JephYork » Sun Aug 07, 2016 6:42 pm

Was "War of the Worlds" one of the stories Deadpool traveled through in Deadpool Killustrated?

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