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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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 ...
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What do the horns on Loki's Helmet represent?

In avengers and Thor: Dark World, Loki is shown in a helmet with some huge horns on it. I was wondering what the significance of the horns on the helmet. I was thinking it was due to his longing to ...
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Are there origin stories similar to what is seen in the Avengers movie trailer?

Realizing that Marvel is using movies to re-invent the universe in various ways, and the assembled Avengers in this new origin movie are a different line-up than the original origin and some of the ...
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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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Why was Scarlet Witch outcast from the Avengers

I know that the Scarlet Witch was the reason behind M-day and the loss of most mutant powers but is this the reasoning behind Vision's cold response(see Avengers vs Xmen #0) to her showing up at ...
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Avengers, Fantastic Four and Guardians of the Galaxy Timeline

Are 'Guardians of the Galaxy', 'Fantastic Four' and 'Avengers' movies set in the same timeline?
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How much self-control does the Green Hulk have?

In the Avengers movie, the Hulk I don't recall this being the case in the comics. Is my memory/Hulk knowledge faulty, or is this a different angle for the movie?
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Who are the current members of the main Avengers team in the comics?

I haven't been following the Avengers comics for quite some time. I tried doing a search on Google, but all I got were conflicting or older rosters. Who are the current members as of July 2012?
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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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Why didn't Spider-Man wear armour all the time?

Spider-Man has an new suit of armour that he's had ready for a long time, and he finally gets to show it off in The Amazing Spider-Man #683. Sometime before or after those events he's in AvX #1. ...
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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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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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Has Spidey ever made a quip that cost someone a life?

In the new Avengers Vs X-Men #1 comic, Spider-Man creates a prodigious amount of webbing to save people falling from the sky. He makes a quip, as he is want to do: Aaaand you're welcome. Those are ...
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When did the Avengers have their first confrontation with the Phoenix Force?

I have been a long-time reader of the Avengers and cannot actually remember the first time the Avengers had a direct confrontation with the Phoenix Force. Have the Avengers ever directly confronted ...
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Why don't people know Iron Man is Tony in the Extremis comic?

According to a bunch of reading guides, Iron Man Extremis occurs during the early days of New Avengers right around House of M. So why is it that in Extremis, no one knows that Iron Man is Tony Stark? ...
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In the Hulk movies, why don't they make him talk?

In the Hulk movies he is portrayed as a dumb monster. They made him look completely mindless. I am concerned about it because within the Marvel Cinematic Universe he barely talks.
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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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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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How did Thor return for Shawarma? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does Thor get back to Earth, again? At the end of the Avengers film Iron Man!Tony Stark expresses his desire for post-world-saving Shawarma, regrettably however he has ...
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What is Hazmat, if not a mutant?

Hazmat, a character in Avengers Academy, continuously emits dangerous radiation yet is not a mutant according to her POV comment in issue 3. What is she then? She apparently developed this ability ...
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Why did the Ultron bots flee?

In Avengers:Age of Ultron, during the final battle that ensues in Sokovia, Ultron faces the Avengers guarding that thingy which held the city of Sokovia and prevented it from falling: Thor: Is that ...
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Avengers movie - Were the chitauri 'ships' living creatures? [duplicate]

I repeated the avengers movie yesterday in HD and saw something weird - were the Chitauri 'ships' living creatures? They kinda looked like they had flesh underneath all that metal stuff or did I just ...
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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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Have there been clashes between the Avengers and the X-Men before?

Marvel's big comic event at the moment is Avengers v X-Men. In the answer to another question, the Avengers were mentioned as being somewhat anti-mutant. That obviously seems to potentially set them ...
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Which actor plays Thanos in the Avengers mid-credits scene?

I know what characters are shown in the extra scene in the credits but I can't find a name for one of the actors. I know one is Alexis Denisof but it's the actor I need help with. Thanks.
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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 didn't Iron Man's Phoenix Alarm go off?

In AvX #1 we find out that Tony Stark had set up an alarm that goes off whenever the Phoenix Force is used by someone on Earth. This gets triggered by Hope's retaliation on Cyclops, which used the ...
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What happened to the other designs of Captain America's shield?

In the past Cap. America has had both round shields and a shield that looks similar to the American shield. What ever happened to that second shield design? If that shield was destroyed how, assuming ...
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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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Is Loki responsible for the division between Avengers when they were all on Helicarrier?

The Avengers become divided, both over how to approach Loki and the revelation that S.H.I.E.L.D. plans to harness the Tesseract to develop weapons as a deterrent against hostile extraterrestrials. ...
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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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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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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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Would Mjolnir, if loose in Hulk's cage, move?

As we know, either from the film Thor or The Avengers, once Mjolnir is dropped or set aside, it becomes immovable for everyone who is unworthy. What would happen, then, if Thor, while in Hulk's cage, ...
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Is there a pseudo-scientific explanation for Vision's ability to pass through walls?

In Age of Ultron, we learn that I know that the Mind Stone is an Infinity Stone with profound power over matter. Thus the mind stone has the power to "deactivate" the boundaries of things like walls,...
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How much do the Avengers (characters) make?

How much do the Avengers get paid, the actual in-universe characters? A quick Google search for "how much do the avengers make" pulls up Webpages on how much the actors make.
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How fine a control can Big Bertha exert over her weight?

Big bertha is a member of the Great Lakes Avengers (GLA) who by day is Ashley Crawford, supermodel. By night (and sometimes day) she is Big Bertha. Her powers allow her to gain weight, granting her ...
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Has Wolverine ever played a major part in an Avengers storyline?

Wanda Maximoff (and by extension, her brother Pietro) feature in both X-men and Marvel movie continuity. This is largely because she's plays an integral role in at least one large Avengers story line:...
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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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How can Giant-Man access the “realm of the abstract entities”?

When Giant-Man fights the Absorbing Man in Avengers Academy #7 he takes him to the "realm of the abstract entities". Has it been established how growing or shrinking could take someone to that?
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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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What ever happened to Henry Pym?

This question came about from the AvX story line and whether all current Avengers were going to be in this fight. I also remember that at some point he was kicked out for alcoholism.
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What titles are involved with Avengers Vs X-men?

The Wikipedia page on the Avengers Vs X-men it lists: Titles involved [with Avengers Vs X-men] This literature-related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. Prologue Marvel Point One (one-...
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Did the Skrulls actually precipitate any of the events leading up to the famous Civil War (and nearby) story-arcs?

In the build-up to the Invasion, there were several conversations featuring the Illuminati, the renegade Avengers of Luke Cage and others that mentioned that several recent cataclysmic events such as ...
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What did Noh-Varr give to Annie?

We see Noh-Varr give a piece of stone to Annie in Avengers #26. It starts glowing and levitating in Avengers #27, when Noh-Varr is What is this? Are there any educated guesses that could be made, ...
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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 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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Does Thor dislike kids?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, when the Avengers retreat to Hawkeye's farm to recover, Thor steps on a child's toy, crushing it. The little girl looks up at Thor with confusion and Thor looks as if he ...
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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 ...