The Avengers is a team of superheroes, appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics, movies, and TV shows. It may also refer to the 2012 film *The Avengers*, also known as *Avengers Assemble* internationally.

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Why did Ultron choose Sokovia?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron My question is, what made him choose Sokovia as a location for this nefarious scheme? Is it because Baron von Strucker's HYDRA base was there? If this was mentioned in ...
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Is the Disney series of Avengers: Earths Mightiest Heroes canon to Avengers timeline [duplicate]

Is the Disney animated series of Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes canon to the whole series?
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Is there something in the marvel universe that could cut vibranium in half?

in Avengers: Age of Ultron, when Scarlet Witch tampers with Tony Stark's mind, he sees a nightmare of dead avengers. There, you see Captain America's Shield torn in half. it was like... something cut ...
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How worthy is Captain America? [duplicate]

In the movie, Thor allowed the rest of the Avengers to try and lift Mjolnir, confident that they aren't worthy. Most of them failed, ofc. The Cap, however, managed to budge the hammer ever so ...
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Why did Marvel choose to recast Bruce Banner in Avengers?

The 2008 film "The Incredible Hulk" was the second film in setting up the MCU. It has a post credit scene where Tony Stark meets General Ross for a possible candidature for Hulk as a part of the ...
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What was the purpose of Loki's conquest of Earth?

I was re-watching the Marvel Phase 1 movies and I couldn't really understand Loki's motives for conquering Earth. During Thor he falls to his apparent death and in The Avengers we find out that he ...
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How big was the city of Sokovia?

Inspired by this question, in order to estimate the damage that would have been caused had Ultron's plan succeeded (or indeed would/should have been caused even though it failed) it is necessary to ...
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What (old and new) Avengers are in the Captain America: Civil War movie?

What former and new Avengers are in the new Captain America: Civil-War movie? And on what side are they in the "civil war"?
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Did Ultron win, after all?

I recently watched the Avengers: Age of Ultron. As far as I understand, Ultron had set up a trap which would have caused the extinction of human life (and of a lot of other life, and possibly of ...
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Why don't people know Iron Man is Tony in the Extremis comic?

According to a bunch of reading guides, Iron Man Extremis occurs during the early days of New Avengers right around House of M. So why is it that in Extremis, no one knows that Iron Man is Tony Stark? ...
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How can Captain America's shield ricochet? [duplicate]

Captain America's shield is stated to be made at least partially of Vibranium, a material that is "vibration proof." Logically, this would mean that it dissipates all kinetic energy. However, in ...
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How much do the Avengers (characters) make?

How much do the Avengers get paid, the actual in-universe characters? A quick Google search for "how much do the avengers make" pulls up Webpages on how much the actors make.
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How can Iron Man's repulsor gauntlet work after Thor crushes it?

During the woods battle between Thor and Iron Man in the 'Avengers' movie, they get down to slugging it out toe-to-toe. Iron Man tries to punch Thor, who instead catches Iron Man's punch in mid-swing ...
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Why is Stark/Avengers tower not visible in the skyline in Jessica Jones?

There are several very clear skyline shots over the course of Season 1 of Jessica Jones. However, not in a single one of them is Stark/Avengers tower visible. From my understanding of the timeline, ...
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Why does the Marvel character Mantis refer to herself as “this one”?

In Marvel comics the character Mantis commonly refers to herself as "this one" and also "she." This is a very frequent occurrence but I have been unable to find any explanation of the particular ...
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Do any versions of The Avengers/Stark Tower have a flying defense robot similar to this one?

For Christmas, I received this LEGO set of the Avengers Tower. It comes with some sort of flying robot defense-system that launches from the very top of the tower. The set is mostly based off ...
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Why Are Loki's Eyes Blue in The Avengers?

I don't understand really any of this! In Thor Loki's eyes were green. Clearly green. But in Avengers they were blue. You can clearly tell. But then in Thor 2 his eyes are green again.So I have no ...
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What's Loki been up to since Dark World? [closed]

At the end of Thor: The Dark World, Loki Have there been any hints or storylines on what schemes he is been running since? Are there any new comics that are in par with the movies and can be used ...
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How much do the Avengers know of Thanos?

Given Thor's dialogue at the end of Age of Ultron, obviously the Avengers don't know about Thanos per se. However, he knows someone is out there. For example, Thor would know that the Chitauri ...
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Did Iron Man take any blame for the events of Avengers vs X-Men?

After the events of Avengers vs X-Men and Wolverine is pretty clear on who to blame - Cyclops. But without the actions of Iron Man in Avengers vs X-Men #5: The Phoenix Force would have gone ...
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Who did Loki kill?

In The Avengers (2012), during the first meeting aboard the helicarrier, Thor warns Bruce Banner to mind his manners when speaking of Loki, because he's Thor's brother, to which Black Widow replies: ...
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How did Loki's scepter end up in Strucker's hand at the start of Avengers: Age of Ultron? [duplicate]

There is a major turn of events left unexplained by the Marvel Cinematic Universe. At the end of first Avengers movie (in 2012) we learned that Thor took the tesseract back to Asgard along Loki (as ...
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Why didn't Tony Stark ask Thor to charge his suit with lightning?

In The Avengers/Avengers Assemble (2012), during the clash between Thor and Iron Man after Thor removes Loki from SHIELD custody, Thor hits Iron Man with lightning, charging his suit. Thor, ...
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If Odin lost the Tesseract, why couldn't Heimdall tell him where it was?

From the MCU we learn that Asgardians live a lot longer than humans. Loki mentions it to be something like 3000 years on average. So it's safe to say that all the Asgardians we see in the first Thor ...
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In The Avengers (2012), How did they communicate at the climax without any ear device even though the inner ear technology was created in 2013?

Note: This is not a duplicate of How do the Avengers Communicate? The question in the link is about Avengers:Age Of Ultron (2015) but this question is about The Avengers (2012) In the Avengers ...
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How did Iron Man subdue The Hulk in Avengers: Age of Ultron? [duplicate]

The fight in the film was really awesome but I just assumed it would end with Black Widow showing up to calm Hulk down since Hulk is supposed to have limitless strength and become more powerful as he ...
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How does Hank Pym's (Earth-616) Yellowjacket suit allow him to fly?

How does the Yellowjacket suit fly? I remember the books saying that the disks on his shoulders enabled him to fly/hover thru vibration, I think. That always struck me as an unsatisfying answer ...
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How and when does Howard Stark die?

In the first scene of Ant Man, we see Howard Stark alive and healthy in 1989. So when did he die? And how? Is the answer different in different timelines? Note: This is not a spoiler because you ...
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Is the film line up of The Avengers taken from the comics?

In the two recent films The Avengers/Avengers Assemble and Avengers: Age of Ultron, we see the following people make up the team of The Avengers: Iron Man Thor Captain America Hulk Black Widow ...
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Did Thor really intend to murder Captain America? [duplicate]

During Avengers, Captain America interrupts Thor and Iron Man in the middle of their fight after Loki escapes, Thor's immediate response is to attack Captain America. Captain America survives thanks ...
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Help me identify this Marvel timeline/universe

This is only a brief question, as the information I have to go from is literally just this picture I stumbled on googling Marvel pics for my laptop background. The site hosting it was a dead end (just ...
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How does Ant Man size up against other Marvel heroes?

To what extent has Ant Man interacted with other Marvel heroes such as the X-Men, the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, etc.? Has he fought alongside them (or perhaps against them) in any of ...
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Why does Thor burn an imprint when he flies? [duplicate]

This is NOT a duplicate because this question does not mention the bifrost while the other question does. The two questions have very different levels of abstraction and are thus very different from ...
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Does Thor dislike kids?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, when the Avengers retreat to Hawkeye's farm to recover, Thor steps on a child's toy, crushing it. The little girl looks up at Thor with confusion and Thor looks as if he ...
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What did Veronica spray on Hulk in Age of Ultron?

In Age of Ultron, after Wanda Maximov sends Hulk into a rampage, Tony Stark has to call in Veronica to Pacify Hulk because Natasha is not available to pacify him. Veronica sprays Hulk with a lot of ...
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Why is Captain America disappointed with SHIELD?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, when Stark is about to bring The Vision to life over Captain America's objection, Captain America says that "the Avengers were supposed to be different than SHIELD.". ...
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How do the Avengers communicate?

In the Age of Ultron, the individual Avengers talk to each other over long distances. Like Captain America is in Sokovia and he just starts talking to Tony Stark who is in New York, expecting to get ...
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How does Romanoff communicate with Barton in Age of Ultron

After Ultron captured Romanov in Age of Ultron, Stark asked Barton to find an off the grid way to communicate with Romanoff. They used Morse code. How was the Morse code signal transmitted ...
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How/when did Clint Barton and Natasha Romanov become friends?

In the first Agengers Assemble movie, Romanov states that she "has red on her ledger" because Fury sent Barton to kill her, but that Barton decided to spare her. She said she did not like having red ...
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Why does the Iron Man suit fail to notice someone approaching Tony while in sentry mode?

At one point during the movie Avengers: Age Of Ultron Tony Stark exits his Iron Man armor, putting it into sentry mode, and explores the next room suitless. The thermal scan performed immediately ...
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Why did Tony Stark leave his armor to explore the castle in Sokovia?

In Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Tony Stark is the first member of the Avengers to get inside Baron von Strucker's castle, where he takes down a room full of soldiers before stepping out of his suit and ...
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Can the Hulk talk?

I was under the impression that The Hulk was incapable of speech, but I just saw The Avengers/Avengers Assemble again, and in the scene where Loki tells The Hulk to worship him as a God, The Hulk ...
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What is Laura Barton's history?

In Age of Ultron, Clint Barton reveals his wife to the Avengers when he takes them to his farm to recover off the grid. None of them recognize her because Fury set things up so that no one would know ...
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In what war was the Maximov twins' home destroyed?

In the Age of Ultron, the Maximov twins describe hating Tony Stark because a missile with Stark's name on it landed in their apartment when they were children. In what war was that missile shot ...
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How is Thor's hammer imprinted?

In the Age of Ultron, several Avengers try to lift Thor's hammer, but are not able to lift it. Tony Stark suggested it was imprinted with Thor's fingerprints. However, the Vision is able to lift ...
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What was the wreck of Grunhill's fleet in Age of Ultron?

In the Age of Ultron, Thor brags that his drink was "aged a thousand years in barrels built from the wreck of Grunhill's fleet. Not meant for mortal men." This was during the Stan Lee cameo, at the ...
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What is the green beverage that Stark makes for Avengers?

In the Age of Ultron, the Avengers return to Stark tower after Clint is wounded. Dr. Cho works on healing Clint, and Tony Stark walks in with a tray of five transparent cups containing a green ...
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How did the vibranium lift Sokovia?

In the Age of Ultron, vibranium seems to be placed in strategic locations underneath the city of Sokovia, so that a massive segment of earth is enclosed in some sort of force field defined by the ...
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Where is the Avengers/Stark tower located? [duplicate]

In Age of Ultron, Tony Stark's office building / home/ Avengers HQ is a high rise building in Manhattan. It is seen with Grand Central Station in the foreground in north-facing views, so it must be a ...