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Preface

Unlike Earth-616, Earth-98 does not operate on a Sliding Timescale and as such the passage of time and the details of events have progressed much slower. In this reality the Modern Age of Heroes (which is identified as the birth of the Fantastic Four occurred in the year 1961. Whereas the Earth-616 universe currently[note 1] measures the Modern Age as being in existence for about fourteen years. When this reality was visited by the Thing of Earth-616, the modern age of his reality had existed for ten years, while the modern age of Earth-98 had existed for 37 years at that time. It should also be noted that while "year ten" on of the modern age of Earth-616 will always be moving forward in time, the year that Ben Grimm-616 visited this reality will always be the calendar year 1998. Events on this world appear to be more or less analogous to Earth-616, despite the differences, but the timeframe moves much slower.

Mentions

Not much is known about the Iron Man of Earth-98, presumably he share a similar history to his Earth-616 counterpart although the passage of time in this reality is much slower. The only known fact about the Stark of Earth-98 is that he began his career as Iron Man back in the year 1963.[1]

Powers

Presumably similar to those of their Earth-616 counterpart.



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Footnotes

  1. As of the year 2016



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