Questions tagged [avengers]

For questions about Marvel's Avengers, a team of superheroes appearing in comic books, movies, and TV shows. Only use when asking about the team specifically not for questions simply mentioning them. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag. When asking questions about The Avengers (2012) use the [the-avengers-2012] tag. Use with [marvel-cinematic-universe] and [comics] where appropriate.

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What did Loki mean when he called Natasha (Black Widow) “Drakov's daughter”?

Natalia "Natasha" Alianovna Romanova born circa 1928 and was raised from her youth by a Russian soldier Ivan Petrovich Bezukhov after she was orphaned when enemy soldiers attacked Stalingrad. It is ...
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What are these events from Widow's past?

In the film The Avengers, Black Widow and Loki have a discussion. During it, Loki refers to some of the red on Black Widow's ledger (i.e. things she regrets or owes people for). The items he ...
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Is the Hulk in the Avengers the same as in the other movies?

I hadn't seen the two Hulk movies (Hulk (2003) and The Incredible Hulk (2008)) before seeing The Avengers. In a comment on In the Avengers movie, why is Hulk's behaviour inconsistent? I commented ...
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Why aren't MCU movies featuring Coulson after Avengers?

Coulson died in the Avengers movie thanks to Loki, but Fury revived him in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series. So, in-universe status of Coulson isn't a hurdle at all. He is alive and it has been ...
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Who bought the Avengers Tower?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, So who bought the Avengers Tower and what do they plan to do with the building?
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Etymology of the name Quinjet?

In the Marvel universes, the Avengers' jets are Quinjets. What's the etymology of this name? Does this refer to someone in the universe? Or a comic book creator?
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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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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 it ...
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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 does Thor's flight work exactly?

As we see during the movies Thor and The Avengers, Thor is capable of pseudo-flight when he has the use of Mjolnir. When he is without his trusty hammer, he can certainly use his increased agility and ...
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Who is flying in this picture from Age of Ultron?

I was taking a closer look at the Avengers: Age of Ultron poster and I noticed someone flying in on the top left corner. Who is this new character? What do they have to do with the battle against ...
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What year is it in Spider-Man: Homecoming? [duplicate]

"Avengers" took place in 2012. The start of "Spider-Man: Homecoming" was right after the Battle of New York. In "Civil War", in 2016, it's been 8 years since Iron Man was ...
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Is the MCU origin for the "Avengers” name consistent with the comics?

At the end of Captain Marvel, it's suggested that Nick Fury conceived the name for his new crack squad of superheroes from the nickname on the side of Carol Danvers' plane from her US Air Force days: ...
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Why is Loki introducing himself as Loki of Asgard?

In the Avengers, Loki is introducing himself as: Loki of Asgard. Doesn't he have a real surname? Like the surname of one of his fathers? :)
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Has any Avenger been an Avenger-specific creation?

Looking at the original cast of the Avengers, they all came from previous existing comic runs. Have any members of the Avengers been created specifically for the Avengers comic? i.e. Their first ...
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Is there a comic dealing with Age of Ultron's future?

I've just finished reading the Age of Ultron comic (the paperback collected edition, if that helps), and the story basically goes that: However: I'd definitely be interested in seeing more of the ...
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What happened to those indirectly killed by the Snap? [duplicate]

Based on the images that are shown right after the Snap, there seems to be a lot of deaths that are side effects of the snap. Everyone who was on a plane when the pilot went away, people in cars, and ...
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Why did all of the Chitauri soldiers suddenly die?

At the end of the Avengers movie, Tony shoves a nuke up the Chitauri's space hole. It goes boom and all of the Chitauri soldiers immediately drop dead. My thought was that they're robots but in an ...
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Did any of the Avengers serve as Heralds of Galactus?

The Heralds of Galactus were individuals who were imbued with a fraction of the power cosmic by Galactus himself. Some well known heralds include the Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd of Zenn-La), Terrax the ...
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Who is in the middle of the Marvel's Avengers Vol. 3 #38 cover?

The Wikipedia page for Marvel's Avengers comics uses the following cover for the main illustration: This comes from Avengers Vol. 3, Issue 38, which according to the Marvel Fandom Database entry has ...
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Is Fury still a Colonel?

Nick Fury holds the military rank of colonel in the original canon of the Marvel universe. In the new Marvel Movie Universe, is Fury still Colonel Fury? I only remember him being referred to as "...
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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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Where were the Avengers during “Doctor Strange”?

So recently, I rewatched the Doctor Strange movie. And since then, I am wondering where were the Avengers (or any other superheroes in MCU) during the events of the Doctor Strange movie?
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Why did the Iron Man suit and ARC Reactor stop working in Avengers?

At the climax of the Avengers, Tony Stark flies a nuclear missile through the wormhole created by the Tesseract. Shortly after he crosses the threshold of the wormhole and releases the missile, his ...
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Do any of the Avengers know that Agent Coulson is alive?

One of the ongoing plot points of season 1 of Agents of SHIELD is that everyone still thinks Coulson is dead. For example, in the episode where Sif comes to Earth, the agent asks her to not reveal ...
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How is the Vision capable of love?

Vision is an android with the memories of Simon Williams (aka Wonder Man) infused with his own experiences as an android-about-town. However, as proved by many journeys into his insides, he is still ...
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How does Ultron create his body in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

In trailer of Avengers: Age of Ultron, there a scene where you can see Ultron's hand covered in molten metal. It seems like Ultron is creating his body. But in the movie I couldn't find this scene. ...
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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 into ...
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Did the Avengers talk about the arc reactor in Tony's chest in the first movie? [closed]

The Avengers aren't that concerned about the arc reactor in Tony's chest even though they should be, did Tony tell them?
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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 is the Hulk's skin green?

I know that the original Hulk was originally supposed to be grey, and real life printing issues and decisions caused him to eventually be portrayed as green (and then grey again). However, is there ...
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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 wasn't there a Black Widow and Hawkeye movie?

The upcoming Avengers movie follows on from several other movies based on the Marvel universe: Iron Man 1 & 2, Thor, Captain America and the Hulk reboot. If I'm not mistaken Black Widow appears in ...
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Why did Steve Rogers stop using guns?

In Captain America: The First Avenger Steve Rogers is shown not only using firearms but also having an apparent familiarity and skill with them. However, in later installments of the MCU he doesn't ...
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Who are these two people from the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer?

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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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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Do all Marvel Films have a second, non-foreshadowing post-credits scene?

I was watching The Avengers last night (26th April 2015) on 7Mate on Australian Television. When I first saw the film in the theater I didn't know who Thanos was or the meaning behind the post-credits ...
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Who are the Avengers avenging?

When you name your group "The Avengers" presumably you are avenging something (or someone) right?
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Why was Captain America called “The First Avenger”?

Why was Captain America called The First Avenger, when Hulk and Iron Man were enlisted by Nick Fury before him? Or are the times between the Hulk & Iron Man movies meant to have taken place after ...
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Captain Marvel vs Ms Marvel clarification

I am no die hard Marvel fan, what little I do know or think I know is giving me a lot of confusion. So to start off, a quick wiki search tells me, and I quote: Ms. Marvel is the name of several ...
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What was the reason for Tony Stark's odd behavior at the UN Assembly?

In the Marvel story arc "Avengers: Disassembled", Tony Stark was addressing the UN when he suddenly began to focus on the delegate from Latveria. Afterwards, he began sweating profusely and verbally ...
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Do the rules of a certain plot point in Avengers: Endgame allow this to happen?

Spoilers for Endgame [as well as a few other MCU movies] below! In Avengers: Endgame, we see the Avengers and their allies In the movie, it is explained that By that logic, would it be possible ...
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Would the Ancient One have defended the Earth from a Chitauri invasion in the Avengers absence?

In the film The Avengers, the main characters becoming a team relies on the following: Iron Man: If Stark had gone in the Humvee with Rhodey, he would never have been captured and never would have ...
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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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How did HYDRA get hold of Loki's scepter?

The last time saw Loki's scepter (before it was shown in the post-credits scene of Winter Soldier), all the Avengers were standing around a defeated Loki and Black Widow was holding it. Is it implied ...
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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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Are all of the new heroes in Infinity War classed as Avengers?

I realise that almost every MCU superhero — Doctor Strange, for example — is in the movie titled "Avengers: Infinity War". Does that mean that all of the new superheroes are now classed as an ...
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Is Bruce Banner considered an 'Avenger'?

I'm not a big follower of Marvel, but from what I know, 'The Hulk' is one of the founding members of the Avengers team, but the thing is, can Banner be considered also a member? They mainly want and ...
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Can Captain America be killed?

This question comes from watching a number of the MCU movies starring Captain America and seeing all of the buildings, airplanes, high places, bombs, etc that he has been thrown through, blown up by, ...
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Why did Ultron and The Vision disagree in Age of Ultron?

In the Avengers: Age of Ultron, But later in the movie, The Vision Is the explanation that, Can someone who knows this please explain it, along with some references? My theory above is just ...

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