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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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Did the Avengers merely tolerate SHIELD?

Stating first off, I do not have any background reading any of the comics, and am coming to the Avengers wholly from the knowledge presented in the various movies. After seeing The Avengers, I kind ...
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Where do I need to start, to understand 'modern' Avengers?

Say I wanted to pick up an Avengers comic off the shelf, or for instance pick up the Avengers vs X-men comic when it's released. What's the Minimum Background Knowledge I'll need to fully understand ...
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Are HYDRA's weapons related to Iron Man's repulsors?

Speaking from the recent Marvel movies... I just watched Captain America last night (only missing the Hulk's individual movie now). I noticed that the HYDRA weapons made the same little "whine" before ...
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How did Bruce Banner become the Hulk at will?

In the Avengers movie, I thought Dr. Banner would become the Hulk during his collision, but he became the Hulk just before the collision when he was not angry (or, similar emotion). How?
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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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Where did S.H.I.E.L.D. receive its funding?

In the Avengers, there is a obviously very complex, high-tech organization called S.H.I.E.L.D. Where do they get their funding?
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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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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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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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Avengers and X-Men: How many of them are immortals?

Are there immortals in both the X-Men and the Avengers? If so, how many per team?
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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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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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Approximately how many Avengers are born mutants?

It's clear that many Avengers are NOT mutants (a good starting list was in this question), but some/many are (Namor, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Squirrel Girl). Is there a good estimate of how many ...
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Were any of the Avengers involved the last time the Phoenix came to Earth?

One of the plots (if not the main plot) of the Avengers vs. X-Men storyline is that the Phoenix Force is coming back to Earth. This is not the first time this happened - the last time it did, it was ...
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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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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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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 gem in ...
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Where was Scarlet Witch depicted as a cellist?

Recent rumors and theories surrounding a plot point in Marvel's the Avengers centers around long-time Avenger Scarlet Witch being depicted as a cellist. I have been trying to find the specific ...
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Why did Thor remain worthy to wield Mjolnir after he tried to kill Captain America?

In Avengers movie, Thor attacked Captain America with Mjolnir. If Captain America didn't have a Vibranium shield, he could have died. Here, Thor tried to kill a noble man whose only crime was that he ...
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What is the "canonical" size of The Hulk?

I've noticed that in the recent Hulk movies his size varies from movie to movie. I've heard, but don't know for a fact that the size of the Hulk seemed to change during the 2003 Eric Bana Hulk movie. ...
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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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Does Banner have a medical degree? [duplicate]

In the Avengers movie, Dr. Banner is discovered treating patients for some unspecified, possibly unknown, disease in what looks to be the slums of India. From my recollection, Banner is a gamma ...
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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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Why are there so many Avengers?

Looking at the collection of Avengers in The New Avengers #24, there were an amazing number of them. Why do they have so many Avengers? Do they have a particularly forgiving entry criteria?
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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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Are the Avengers Averse to Mutant Members?

The historical line-ups for the Avengers shows a lot of mutates, humans, or supernatural beings, but very few mutants. Captain America (human turned super soldier) Hulk (human turned Hulk through ...
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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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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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Who's the Irish female J.A.R.V.I.S in Age of Ultron?

I thought I knew a decent amount about Iron Man and The Avengers in general, but I've no idea who that Irish woman was in Iron Man's suit in Age of Ultron. It really sticks in my mind because she had ...
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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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What's the in-universe explanation for the change of face of Bruce Banner?

Bruce Banner actors in The Incredible Hulk and Avengers are different. Marvel Studios is unfortunate regarding this important thing (they failed to keep an actor even until full phase 1). But, what ...

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