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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In Avengers, how plausible is Hawkeye's archery proficiency?

In the Avengers, (my specifics below are from the film) Hawkeye is a mortal man who is extremely proficient with a bow and arrow. He frequently in the film How far off is this from actual ...
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Where is Stark Tower located?

In the Avengers movie, Tony Stark builds a tower in New York City. It is big, it is shiny, it is tall. It's all the things that Tony Stark loves, especially in his buildings. During the battle in the ...
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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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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 top-...
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What is necessary to know before seeing The Avengers 2? [closed]

Imagine you completely ignored the previous movies of Marvel Cinematic Universe but you suddenly want to see The Avengers 2:Age of Ultron that was recently released. You also never read comic books in ...
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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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If Thor's hammer is so heavy, why does it not crush the table it is on? [duplicate]

After watching the latest Avenger's tv spot , I couldn't help but wonder, if Thor's hammer is so heavy that the Avengers can't lift it, why does it not crush the coffee table it's placed on?
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Why are Gyrich and Blitzschlag working with Pym?

From reading Avengers: The Initiative, Gyrich and Blitzschlag don't seem such nice people. Pym even says so himself at one point until Blitzschlag tells him that Pym is his 'hero' for creating such ...
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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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How was Tony able to communicate with Veronica? [duplicate]

Since, in Avengers: Age of Ultron, how does Tony communicate with Veronica without Ultron stopping him?
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Did this animated/CGI short have anything to do with The Avengers movie?

I recently re-stumbled on an animated video on YouTube, which features Spider-Man, Iron Man, and Hulk all fighting a handful of giant robots in the streets of New York. At the climax of the video, ...
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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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How is Captain America the first Avenger? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why was Captain America called “the first Avenger”? Iron Man was a member of the group before he was, and thor is older, so how is he the "first" avenger ?
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Couldn't Marvel use any of the Avengers characters?

So, it's been pointed out, with the use of Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch in the "Ultron" movie, that the reason this was allowed is because they were both part of the Avengers team at some point, and ...
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Is the scepter inherently evil in the Avengers?

The scepter is used in both the first and second Avengers movies. In the first movie, Loki uses the scepter to do bad things. In the second movie, the scepter starts out with Hydra being used for ...
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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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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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How does Loki "transport" to speak with The Other?

In the Avengers, there is a scene where Erik is working on the device and Loki goes into a type of meditation. Soon the area surrounding him dissipates and he is brought to Thanos's throne area (...
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Synthezoid vs Android

The Vision is always described as a Synthezoid, however I can't find any description of what that is other than a "A special type of android empowered by synthesizing energy". Is there any real ...
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Loki's punishment

Would Loki have been punished at the end of the "Thor" movie had he not disappeared? I am sure he will get punished after returning to Asgard (at the end of the Avengers movie), as he has been a lot ...
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What was Scarlet Witch's original plan?

At the beginning The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron, the Avengers are Indeed, it is discovered that the Of course, My question : what was Scarlet Witch's original plan? But her intention was not It ...
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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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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 (2012),...
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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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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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What varieties of arrow has Hawkeye used?

During the Avengers movie I recall seeing Hawkeye use four types of arrow: normal piercing arrows, exploding arrows, an arrow equipped with an electronic hacking module and an arrow with a rappelling/...
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Can Mjolnir "stick" to anything? [duplicate]

It's established within the MCU that Mjolnir can sit on a shelf in the helicarrier and can be lifted by an elevator. (Someone else can edit this question to include references, if they like.) And ...
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Does Ultron believe in god?

Does Ultron believe in god? When explaining his plan to the twins he says this, “When the earth starts to settle, God throws a stone at it and believe me, he is winding up” ...
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Why did Thanos give the mind-controller Scepter to Loki?

In The Avengers: Age of Ultron, we learned that Loki's scepter is powered by Thanos is in pursuit of all six Infinity Stones to conquer the universe. In the mid-credit scene of The Avengers: Age of ...
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What Marvel movies foreshadow Avengers: Age of Ultron?

Before I went to see Avengers I saw all the Marvel movies released to that date whose hero was appearing in Avengers (with the exception of The Incredible Hulk, just say The Hulk). From what I saw I ...
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Fewest LEGO sets to get all the new Avengers?

Back when Avengers came out, there were related LEGO sets released. I picked up as few as possible to get all of the Avengers minifigs. With Avengers: Age of Ultron out, LEGO's released a bunch of ...
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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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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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How is the Vision able to fly?

In Age of Ultron, the individuals who are capable of flight can easily be explained: The Iron Man platforms as well as Ultron use repulsor technology, there is visible combustion creating thrust and ...
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Why wasn't Erik under control from the start of Avengers: Assemble?

At the end of Thor, Erik is seen: But at the start of Avengers: And at the end it turns out he some how: How is this possible?
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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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What did Ultron gain from the kidnapping?

When But what does he gain from this kidnapping? He neither asks for a ransom nor leaves the prison guarded by his minions. So what was the purpose of the kidnapping? He said he wants to ...
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How did Thor and Loki Return to Asgard?

At the end of Avenger's Assembled, Thor takes Loki back to Asgard. He uses some device we don't see before that, which works with the tesseract. Does this mean that the Asgardians have their own ...
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Has a super villain ever been an Avenger?

Villains like Magneto and others have been members of the X-Men, but have the Avengers ever allowed a villain to join their ranks?
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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 the ...
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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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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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Is this character really an Avenger?

I'm asking about She (and another character) worked with Hydra before the Avengers took the sceptre. When they found out Ultron was planning to destroy the world, they decided to help the Avengers ...
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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 weren'...
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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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What happens when you touch the Tesseract / Cosmic Cube?

It seems confusing what actually happens when you touch the Tesseract. Whenever it has been seen in a Marvel movie, it's either being handled with prongs, contained in some form of a box or carried in ...
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Can Asgardians deflect human weaponry or is it their weapons and technology that protects them?

In Avengers film released this year, Does this mean that Asgardians are similarly god-like a la Superman or was this the direct result of him having the scepter that gave him some sort of a shield (...
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Why could Steve Rogers move Mjolnir but not lift it? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Age of Ultron when the Avengers are all taking turns trying to lift Mjolnir from the coffee table, Steve Rogers is shown moving it about half an inch or so but not actually lifting it. ...
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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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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 ...