The Avengers is a team of superheroes, appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics.

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Who are these two people from the Avengers: Age of Ultron tailer?

Near the start of the recently released Age of Ultron tailer is a wide-angle shot of what I assume is one of Stark's labs, with all of the Avengers in it plus three other people. One of them is Col. ...
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How big is the intersection between Avengers and X-Men?

We know that some Marvelverse characters were members of both the X-Men and the Avengers at different times. Approximately how big is that intersection compared to one-team-only members? E.g. is it ...
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How did Secret Wars fit into regular comics continuity?

I’ve just read Marvel’s Secret Wars series from 1984/5. (Fun!) In it, a bunch of heroes and villains are transported to the far reaches of the universe, and (in a surprising turn of events for a ...
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Has New York been repaired to its state before The Avengers?

In The Avengers, New York got pretty messed up by the Chitauri - the Hulk didn't exactly help limit the damage either. However, unlike many movies where New York is damaged, the "Battle of New York" ...
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Why does Steve Rogers wear a different uniform to everyone else in SHIELD?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Steve Rogers is shown to be a member of SHIELD (or at least very closely affiliated). Almost every other member of SHIELD wears what appears to be a standard uniform. ...
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Which Infinity Stones have we seen so far in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Currently, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is setting up Thanos for later films, a mad Titan who is supremely powerful thanks to the Infinity Gauntlet, a device worn on the hand that is powered by 6 ...
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How does Captain America's Shield harness work?

I am referring specifically to the MCU version, but if it's ever shown in the comics continuity that will work too. During the films there are times when Cap will either sling his shield on his ...
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In Avengers, how was everyone able to look at the Tesseract with naked eyes?

In Captain America: The First Avenger movie, the Tesseract was highly luminous. Only Red Skull was able to look at it with naked eyes. Others needed to use googles. In Avengers movie, what made the ...
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How does Ultimate Avengers fit into the other Avengers story arcs?

I'm trying to figure out how to start reading the Avengers comics, and have found some pretty good suggestions - however, I'm a little confused about how all of the story arcs fit together. Do the ...
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What Exactly Is The World Security Council?

During The Avengers, we saw Nick Fury chatting to the World Security Council several times, a mysterious organisation fronted by shadowy individuals. Are they the “next level”, who in effect helped ...
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Why did S.H.I.E.L.D. give Tesseract to NASA (in-universe AND out-universe)?

In the beginning of Avengers movie, Tesseract was seen at a NASA research lab (where Loki appeared). In-universe, it can be seen that S.H.I.E.L.D. is resourceful when it comes to research. It has ...
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Are Black Widow and Hawkeye an “item”?

I believe it is hinted at in the first Avengers movie that Hawkeye and Black Widow are going to have (or currently have) a thing but in the new Captain America movie, Black Widow and Captain America ...
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Why didn't Thanos come to Earth to retrieve Tesseract by himself?

In the Avengers movie, why didn't Thanos personally come to Earth instead of Loki? Or, if Loki's skills were required, why didn't he come with Chitauri? He knew that humans were primitive; there ...
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Would the nuclear blast have destroyed the Tesseract in Avengers? [closed]

So guys, I was watching The Avengers (again), and I noticed that when Tony Stark arrives at the Stark Tower and blasts a repulsor beam at the Tesseract, it just bounces off the force-field and we hear ...
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How strong are Asgardians?

Thor can survive a punch from the Hulk but Loki was able to stab him with a blade which penetrated his skin and drew blood. Both of these events happened in the Avengers. Also the Hulk smashed Loki ...
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In the Avengers movie, was Thor going to kill Captain America during his woods battle with Iron Man?

Thor knew the tremendous and deadly force generated by pounding Mjölnir into something. It sure looks like he was bringing the hammer down on Cap with 'bad intentions'. He has killed many Frost Giants ...
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How strong is Loki? Can he be destroyed by a nuclear explosion?

In the Avengers movie, humans tried to kill Loki and the Chitauri by launching a nuclear weapon. However, would this nuclear weapon actually have killed Loki?
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Why did Loki surrender in Avengers? If he did this willingly, what were his intentions?

In the opening scenes of Avengers, we see that Loki is apparently bullet-proof. Furthermore, we see that Asgardians are overall immune to small explosions and similar attacks. So why did Loki ...
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Why did Thanos plan the Chitauri invasion when he only needed Tesseract?

In the Avengers movie, Loki got the Tesseract from S.H.I.E.L.D., which he then used to open the portal. Since the primary objective of Thanos was to obtain the Tesseract, which Loki already had and ...
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Was Hydra behind the events of the Avengers?

I'm rewatching The Avengers. In Loki's lair, Selvig asks how Loki was able to acquire a large amount of soldiers and laboratory equipment and resources so quickly. To this Clint Barton replied ...
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Is the gem in Loki's staff an Infinity Stone?

During Avengers, Here, 'yourself' refers to the Tesseract and Loki's staff, as they have matching energy signatures. However, in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, This makes me think the ...
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In the Avengers movie, why does Loki stagger when he's leaving the Tesseract research facility with Barton? [duplicate]

He staggers, and the security guard helps him stay on his feet. What makes Loki stagger?
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Is Quicksilver in the X-Men movies the same as in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

Ok, I have a couple of questions regarding Quicksilver, but it's all linked so... Are the two Quicksilver characters from the X-Men movies and Avengers: Age of Ultron the same person? I thought ...
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How can Banner suddenly control the Hulk? [duplicate]

In the movie The Avengers (2012), after the helicarrier has been damaged by the possessed-by-Loki Hawkeye (Clint Barton), Bruce Banner transforms into the Hulk and attacks (and almost kills) the Black ...
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Is the Arc Reactor made from the same material as the Tesseract?

Are they made of the same material? (I haven't found any concrete theories about this)
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Avengers, Fantastic Four and Guardians of the Galaxy Timeline

Are 'Guardians of the Galaxy', 'Fantastic Four' and 'Avengers' movies set in the same timeline?
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Who's on the Top level of clearance in the S.H.I.E.L.D. if its not Director Fury?

In the pilot episode of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series, Agent Coulson (who isn't dead) promoted Agent Ward to clearance level 7. Lower levels, including members of The Avengers don't know ...
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Did the Asgardians need the Tesseract to rebuild the Bifrost Bridge?

At the end of Thor, as Thor is destroying the Bifrost Bridge, Loki says If you destroy the Bridge, you'll never see her again! The implication is that without the Bifrost Bridge, there is no ...
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Why does Black Widow's hair change in every movie? [closed]

Do the filmmakers not realize that an international super-spy is too busy to be alternately curling or straightening her hair all the time? All those materials would not fit in a modest, helicopter ...
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What are the positions of Maria Hill, Victoria Hand, and Nick Fury in the MCU?

In the MCU, we were first introduced to Nick Fury. As of the Avengers, we were introduced to Maria Hill. And as of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., we were introduced to Victoria Hand. All three characters ...
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What are the main differences between the numerous Avengers comics

I am thinking of subscribing to some marvel comics ready for the "All new Marvel now" line. I've been looking through the release schedules and there are 7 different Avengers comics. Avengers, ...
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Was the Vision more powerful than Ultron?

We know Ultron created the android "Vision", and then imprinted Wonder Man's memory engrams on it, but eventually the Vision turns on Ultron and actually becomes an Avenger. Has Vision ever shown ...
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Is Agent Coulson an LMD? [closed]

If Agent Phil Coulson did die in The Avengers movie, and a big ole hole where your heart used to be would pretty much indicate death, could he be a LMD? LMD = Life Model Decoy : A S.H.I.E.L.D. ...
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How long after the Avengers does Thor: The Dark World take place?

During the events of The Avengers, Loki notes that the Bifrost is still destroyed. With the Bifrost gone, how much dark energy did the Allfather have to muster to conjure you here, your precious ...
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Was that creature a Bilgesnipe?

Late in the film Thor: The Dark World, we see a large creature on Jotunheim (possibly the same species as the extremely large creature that Thor killed on Jotunheim in Thor?). It's large, and has ...
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What would have happened if Thor reached ground before breaking the glass? [duplicate]

In The Avengers, Loki says to Thor, “The humans think us immortal; let’s put that to the test”, and drops the glass chamber. Loki clearly knows that Thor is an immortal and he is doing this to ...
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Is Loki responsible for the division between Avengers when they were all on Helicarrier?

The Avengers become divided, both over how to approach Loki and the revelation that S.H.I.E.L.D. plans to harness the Tesseract to develop weapons as a deterrent against hostile extraterrestrials. ...
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How can Captain America survive a skydive without a parachute?

At the start of the recent Captain America: The Winter Soldier trailer, Cap jumps from a plane. Except he does this without a parachute. In Avengers, he does use a chute when jumping from a Quinjet ...
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Was Thor putting the Helicarrier in danger by dropping his hammer on floor? [duplicate]

In the Avengers movie, Thor dropped Mjölnir on the floor of the Helicarrier. As proof, I can remind you that the Hulk tried to lift Mjölnir on the Helicarrier. Due to Odin's enchantment, was Mjölnir ...
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Why is no mutant from X-men series a member of S.H.I.E.L.D?

S.H.I.E.L.D is a group of members involved in saving Earth. All of those characters are fictional characters from Marvel comics. Mutants from the X-Men books are also fictional characters from Marvel ...
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What should happen when Captain America's shield and Thor's hammer strike each other?

In the movie Avengers, when Captain America's shield and Thor's hammer strike each other, they fall apart, actually what should happen?
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Did the Skrulls actually precipitate any of the events leading up to the famous Civil War (and nearby) story-arcs?

In the build-up to the Invasion, there were several conversations featuring the Illuminati, the renegade Avengers of Luke Cage and others that mentioned that several recent cataclysmic events such as ...
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What exactly was the relationship between The Vision and Wonder Man?

I used to be an Avengers fanatic (as a kid in the 70's), and I always thought The Vision was the coolest android ever. I can't remember what his deal was with Wonder Man...and/or Ultron???
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If you want to read and understand storylines like “House of M” and “A vs. X” do you need to be an X Men fan for the most part?

I am a little newer to comics and i'm going to start from Disassembled up. I think I am going to like the Avengers more than the X Men (not because of the movies but because the characters have a wide ...
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Is Black Widow genetically engineered or enhanced in Avengers?

In the recent Marvel Avengers movie, Captain America gave a helping toss to Black Widow so she could catch one of the chariots flying by of Loki's army. The chariot was flying by at least 80 miles ...
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Where was the S.H.I.E.L.D. base?

At the beginning of the film, Loki arrives at the S.H.I.E.L.D base where the Tesseract was housed. Due to instability with regards to Tesseract dimensional travel, the base was subsequently destroyed. ...
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How does Hulk carry both Mjölnir and Thor?

In the 2012 movie 'Avengers', Thor and Hulk battle on the lower hanger bay of the Helicarrier. During the battle, Thor throws Mjölnir (his hammer) at Hulk, who dodges and grabs it as it flies past. He ...
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In the Hulk movies, why don't they make him talk?

In the Hulk movies he is portrayed as a dumb monster. They made him look completely mindless. I am concerned about it because within the Marvel Cinematic Universe he barely talks.
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In the Avengers movie what exactly was Loki's plan for the Chitauri?

Question is in the title, but I'll expand on it some. Presumably from what we heard throughout the movie Loki's plan is to take over the planet. Great sounds good. however... In the movie we see ...
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How much time has passed between The Avengers and Iron Man 3?

In The Avengers, Tony Stark debuts his latest and greatest armor: the Mark VII. While it is not entirely conclusive, people in New York are wearing light dress during the Avengers, so we can ...