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 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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Was Hydra behind the events of the Avengers?

I'm rewatching The Avengers. In Loki's lair, Selvig asks how Loki was able to acquire a large amount of soldiers and laboratory equipment and resources so quickly. To this Clint Barton replied S.H....
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How does Natasha figure out his intentions?

In The Avengers: How does she figure this out?
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How strong are Asgardians?

Thor can survive a punch from the Hulk but Loki was able to stab him with a blade which penetrated his skin and drew blood. Both of these events happened in the Avengers. Also the Hulk smashed Loki ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How did Captain America survive freezing?

At the end of Captain America: The First Avenger, Steve Rogers crashes in the Arctic and is frozen there. He is rescued 70 years later and brought back to life. Since cryonics is not currently ...
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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 level of power requires registration?

After the Civil War event in the Marvel Comics universe, registration is required for super-powered beings. Is there a cap on this? Do some people get out of this by being 'useless'? Are people ...
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Other Sibling Avengers?

Joss Whedon spoke on The Avengers 2 to Yahoo, and said: I've got these two characters, y'know. I've got two of my favorite characters from the comic books, a brother/sister act. They're in the ...
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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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Why is Clint not entranced by Wanda Maximoff in Age of Ultron?

In Age of Ultron, Wanda Maximoff uses her powers to cause mental trauma to the Avengers. But Clint Barton is apparently the only Avenger NOT to be put under Wanda's spell. Why not? Here is what I ...
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What was the motive of the villain in Iron Man 3?

Aldrich Killian's machinations in Iron Man 3 seemed somewhat bizarre. Why involve the Mandarin at all? Was the formation of Advanced Idea Mechanics a criminal version of Stark Industries? Once ...
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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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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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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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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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If the Tesseract is the space stone, does that mean that any weapon using that power transports people through space?

I had this idea after looking around and seeing that the Tesseract is one of the infinity stones, specifically the space stone. That is how they are able to create the portal in The Avengers. In ...
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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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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 The Avengers team: Iron Man Thor Captain America Hulk Black Widow Hawkeye ...
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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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Who else is both an X-man and an Avenger?

I know that Beast is both a member of the X-men, and a (Secret) Avenger. Is there anyone else who is a current Avenger member as well as being a current X-man? Ex-members of either don't count ...
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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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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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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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In The Avengers, how is it possible that the Hulk can overpower the god Loki?

Hulk versus Loki was a funny clip in the movie The Avengers, but Loki is a god, isn't he? How can the Hulk be so much stronger than him?
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Why is Beast an Avenger?

In the preview for Avengers vs X-men, they show a 'line-up' of Avengers and X-men. One of the Secret Avengers listed is Beast, an X-man. This seems a little unexpected; is this something already ...
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Why was Hulk so intent on killing Natasha (Black Widow) while on the Helicarrier? [duplicate]

She had never attacked him or offered any violence towards him in any way. Yet he stalked her throughout the bowels of the ship intent on killing her as she did her best to avoid him and play hamster ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Would the nuke in Avengers have effectively stopped the invasion?

In The Avengers they sent a missile carrying a nuclear warhead to destroy New York City. After thinking about this scenario, I came to realize certain things (I'm taking this from the movies). 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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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/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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Who put the computer in the scepter in the Avengers Age of Ultron?

In the Avengers Age of Ultron, the scepter contains the mind stone in addition to a computer interface to the mind stone, and an artificial intelligence program that runs on the computer. I know that ...
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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 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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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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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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Where was War Machine?

In Iron Man 2 we see that War Machine was able to fight very well. He provides support for Iron Man but when Manhattan was in danger (in Avengers) where was he? Then in Iron Man 3 he comes back from ...