Questions tagged [avengers]

For questions about Marvel's Avengers, a team of superheroes appearing in comic books, movies, and TV shows. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag. When asking questions about the Avengers film use the [avengers-2012] tag.

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What is the relevance of Norway in the stories about The Avengers?

In Marvel's movies about the Avengers there are several references to Norway. Both the Tesseract (Captain America) and The Casket of Ancient Winters (Thor) are found there. Also in The Avengers movie ...
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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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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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Was the footage Tony Stark saw of the Hulk original or was it from a previous movie?

When Agent Coulson visits Stark and Potts in Stark Tower, he gives Stark all of their information on the various Avengers. When Stark pulls it up he sees footage of the Hulk rampaging through some ...
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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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What happens to Bruce Banner when Hulk loses a tooth?

In Age Of Ultron we witnessed Hulk lose a tooth. My question is: Has Bruce Banner lost a tooth as well?
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Why is Wolverine drawn on Avengers side in AvX Program Guide?

In Avengers vs. X-Men Program Guide (free at ComiXology), why is the Wolverine depicted fighting in the Avengers side of the brawl instead of X-Men?
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Does Captain America have a dark side? [Mild Spoilers]

In the leaked Age of Ultron footage, we see Tony and Steve have a slight word-fight. In this, they talk about Scarlet Witch's visions, where the conversation goes: What is Steve referring to here? Is ...
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What to read to get familiar with Thanos? [closed]

I understand the Marvel villain Thanos has been around since the 70's. I grew up largely on DC comics though, so I'm only vaguely familiar with him. What are good Thanos stories to read to get up to ...
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Who is in the post-credits scene of the Avengers movie?

In the post-credits scene of the Avengers movie, we are shown a face who is presumably recognizable. Who's is it? All answers in spoiler tags please, for those who have not seen the movie.
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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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Why did Odin leave the Tesseract on Earth? [duplicate]

While I was searching for information about the Tesseract for this question, I read something I forgot about the Captain America: The First Avenger movie in the Cosmic Cube wikipedia article: ...
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How does Loki's staff work?

What was the concept behind the staff that Loki used in the Avengers movie? It contained a blue crystal (presumably a part of the tesseract?) He uses it to put people like Hawkeye under a spell of ...
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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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Why so much Hulk? Where's Bruce?

I'm reading Avengers Assemble, the Avengers series that's meant to be a jumping-on point for people who got introduced to the Avengers through the recent movie. We're four issues in at this point and ...
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Does Banner have a medical degree?

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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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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Which Marvel character had a bomb in his heart which would explode when his heart stopped?

I remembered a Marvel Comics story I read a while ago. I read it in the 90s but I think it had been published long before that, any time between the 60s and 80s. It was a story of a superhero team. I ...
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Why was the Cosmic Cube named the Tesseract in the Marvel movie series?

Is there any specific reason for the name change? According to me, Cosmic Cube seems a nice and cooler name.
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Who does The Council represent?

In the film The Avengers, Nick Fury takes orders from a shadowy group called 'The Council'. They appear to be made up of people from different countries, at least based on their accents and a bit of ...
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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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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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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 was Iron Man able to return at the end of the Avengers movie?

At the end of the film, and:
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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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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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Why are the Secret Avengers secret?

With other secret teams, there is a fairly clear reason for them to be secret. For example, the members of the Dark Avengers were not good dudes. The members of X-Force do things that apparently other ...
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What was the point of threatening to drop Loki 30,000 feet?

In Avengers movie, Fury locked Loki in the Hulk's cage. The Hulk's cage was strong, but Fury wasn't confident about how the cage would hold up against Loki. So, he threatened Loki that even a single ...
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In Age of Ultron, Thor seems to know something he possibly shouldn't?

Sorry for the cryptic title, but I realise the film has only just been released in the UK and Europe and is yet to be released in the US. I'll hide all substantial parts of my question, just in case. ...
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Why does Heimdall send Hulk back instead of Thor? [duplicate]

In the opening scene, Heimdall sends Hulk back to earth. But I can't understand why he would do this over sending Thor back to earth or anyone else. He cares more about Thor than the Hulk. I am not ...
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Why did Bruce Banner grab the scepter?

In The Avengers, I've watched and rewatched this scene many times but I still can't find a good reason as to why Banner would reach out and grab Loki's scepter. Was it some sort of plot point that we'...
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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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How true to character is the movie portrayal of Nick Fury?

I greatly enjoyed watching The Avengers, even though I've never read any of the comics. However, Nick Fury to me didn't seem to be so much of a comic book character as he was just good ol' Samuel L. ...
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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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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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Are the bad guys from The Avengers (2012) movie, also from the comics?

Are the bad guys from the Avengers from the comics? Or are they a movie only construct? Unfortunately I can't remember their name.
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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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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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What is the green beverage that Stark makes for the Avengers?

In the movie Avengers: Age of Ultron, the Avengers return to Stark tower after Clint is wounded. Whilst Dr. Cho works on healing Clint, Tony Stark walks in with a tray of five transparent cups ...
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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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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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What happens if the Hulk were to swallow the Tesseract, and then return to human form? [closed]

When the Hulk is first approached in The Avengers movie the following exchange happens1: Natasha Romanoff: Doctor, we're facing a potential global catastrophe. Bruce Banner: Well, those I ...
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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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Who was the third guy that was affected by Loki's sceptre at the start of the Avengers movie?

Nick Fury says at one point "He (Loki) has already converted two of my best men" but in the beginning of the movie it clearly shows Loki converted a third guy. Who was that guy? The fact he was ...
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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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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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How did the Tesseract come to Earth from Asgard?

Wikis say that the Tesseract came to Earth accidentally. How exactly, did it come to Earth?
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How does Natasha figure out his intentions?

In The Avengers: How does she figure this out?
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Who is this person and what is he holding from the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer #3?

In this trailer (Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer #3): There is this shot: Who is this person and what is he holding?
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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 ...