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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In what war was the Maximov twins' home destroyed?

In the Age of Ultron, the Maximov twins describe hating Tony Stark because a missile with Stark's name on it landed in their apartment when they were children. In what war was that missile shot ...
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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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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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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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Was Michael Van Patrick super powered?

Michael Van Patrick was a character from Avenger's initiative. He never showed any particular 'super power' so why was he part of the initiative?
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Where did Ultron come from in the 2012 Avengers Assemble cartoon?

In the 2012 Avengers Assemble cartoon TV series, where did Ultron come from? In the episode "Thanos Triumphant" (season 2 episode 13) Ultron suddenly 'appeared' in Arsenal's body. As far as I am ...
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Why is Daredevil holding webs?

In one of the final panels to AvX #1 we see Spider-Man standing on the S.H.I.E.L.D helicarrier with his webbing in hand in a net-like shape, ready to strike. Beside him we also see Daredevil holding ...
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Where is the Avengers/Stark tower located? [duplicate]

In Age of Ultron, Tony Stark's office building / home/ Avengers HQ is a high rise building in Manhattan. It is seen with Grand Central Station in the foreground in north-facing views, so it must be a ...
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How do the current Illuminati, Age of Ultron, and Avengers story lines connect?

I can never keep up with the different story lines. Its all a doozy. All of these stores are published in different titles which are published at the same time. So it seems to me that Iron Man is ...
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Is Beast a Secret Avenger or is he a Vice Principal?

The upcoming Avengers Vs X-men ties in with several different comics lines, namely Wolverine and the X-Men and Secret Avengers. Beast is listed as a current member of both of these factions. Now, I ...
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Has the Avengers' comm system ever been hacked?

Here is a screen shot of Tony Stark's ear piece on the ground during Iron Man 3 after it had been knocked out of his head in a fight: . Tony was not able to communicate with JARVIS without the ...
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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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How did the vibranium lift Sokovia?

In the Age of Ultron, vibranium seems to be placed in strategic locations underneath the city of Sokovia, so that a massive segment of earth is enclosed in some sort of force field defined by the ...
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How does Thor return to Asgard in Age of Ultron?

If, after Thor: The Dark World, then how does Thor return to Asgard in Avengers: Age of Ultron?
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Why does Thor burn an imprint when he flies? [duplicate]

This is NOT a duplicate because this question does not mention the bifrost while the other question does. The two questions have very different levels of abstraction and are thus very different from ...
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The Squadron Supreme's origin

The Squadron Supreme in the animated series Avengers Assemble is a group of evil antagonists; it's members being: Nighthawk: Tactician and combatant who always has a contingency for everything. ...
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How does Vision control the distance of the beam from the mind stone?

Superman can control his heat vision, most likely by converging the beams such that they destructively interfere at the intended point of contact. But what about Vision, how does he control the beam ...
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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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Is the Disney series of Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes canon to Avengers timeline? [duplicate]

Is the Disney animated series of The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes canon to the whole series?
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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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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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How does Ultimate Avengers fit into the other Avengers story arcs?

I'm trying to figure out how to start reading the Avengers comics, and have found some pretty good suggestions - however, I'm a little confused about how all of the story arcs fit together. Do the ...
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Are all of the new heroes in Infinity War classed as Avengers?

I realise that almost every MCU superhero — Doctor Strange, for example — is in the movie titled "Avengers: Infinity War". Does that mean that all of the new superheroes are now classed as an ...
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Is MODOK planned to appear in the MCU?

If so, is there any previously-shown character who's set to become him? (I didn't notice anybody named George Tarleton at any time.) Any rumors? In my opinion, a live-action version of the already-...
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What is the blue light from Loki's scepter?

What is the blue light emitted by Loki's scepter? Is it the same light that the Cube emits? Does Thor have something with a similar light or is it something that Loki gets from the "Ice People"?
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If you want to read and understand storylines like “House of M” and “A vs. X” do you need to be an X Men fan for the most part?

I am a little newer to comics and i'm going to start from Disassembled up. I think I am going to like the Avengers more than the X Men (not because of the movies but because the characters have a wide ...
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Jessica Jones, Jean Grey and the Phoenix?

I've just read on wikipedia: Jessica was vulnerable to telepathic attack which led to her ordeal at the hands of the Purple Man until mental barriers were put in place by Jean Grey to grant her ...
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How worthy is Captain America? [duplicate]

In the movie, Thor allowed the rest of the Avengers to try and lift Mjolnir, confident that they aren't worthy. Most of them failed, ofc. The Cap, however, managed to budge the hammer ever so slightly,...
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What is the Trade Paperback reading order before reading the Avengers (vol. 1)?

I'm having trouble. I'm a trade paperback person and somewhat new to comics (sorry for all the questions I have). I check them out at my local library. I was just wondering: • If I read trade ...
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What ever happened to Falcon?

In Avengers X-sanction Cable goes back on his last day to try and kill the Avengers. In the first issue did he actually kill Falcon?
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What is the “power of Thor”? [duplicate]

Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor. This statement suggests that when a worthy individual other than Thor wields Mjolnir, he would be granted the powers ...
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Is there any canon information about the conductivity of Captain America's shield?

As most of you know, Captain America uses his shield to protect himself from a lot of stuffs, be it physical attacks, projectiles, explosions, electrical shock, fire, cold, ... Thanks to the ...
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The difference between Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver in the Onslaught Event

So I just finished reading the one shot Onslaught Marvel Universe which can be seen as the climax in the whole Onslaught event: Shamelessly copied from the summary on marvel.wikia But what I don't ...
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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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If Banner can control Hulk, why doesn't he? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In the Avengers movie, why is Hulk's behaviour inconsistent? Near the end of The Avengers, Banner shows he can control the Hulk after saying So here's the question: EDIT ...
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Can the Hulk talk?

I was under the impression that The Hulk was incapable of speech, but I just saw The Avengers/Avengers Assemble again, and in the scene where Loki tells The Hulk to worship him as a God, The Hulk ...
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How did Stark know this about Maria Hill in Avengers: Age of Ultron

In Avengers: Age of Ultron,
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How does Ultron create his body in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

In trailer of Avengers: Age of Ultron, there a scene where you can see Ultron's hand covered in molten metal. It seems like Ultron is creating his body. But in the movie I couldn't find this scene. ...
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How big is the intersection between Avengers and X-Men?

We know that some Marvelverse characters were members of both the X-Men and the Avengers at different times. Approximately how big is that intersection compared to one-team-only members? E.g. is it ...
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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 is Thor's hammer imprinted?

In the Age of Ultron, several Avengers try to lift Thor's hammer, but are not able to lift it. Tony Stark suggested it was imprinted with Thor's fingerprints. However, the Vision is able to lift ...
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What material is the holding container aboard the helicarrier made of?

In the Avengers movie, Thor is seen hitting the holding container (designed to contain The Hulk if I'm not mistaken) with his hammer, Mjolnir, which is made of enchanted uru. The glass (?) of the ...
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What comic did Namor and Captain America fight in WWII in?

In the New Avengers #29, we see a panel of Namor, the Human Torch, Captain America and Wolverine (?) fighting in WWII against the Red Skull. Is this collection of the four of them a reference to an ...
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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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Why are Striker's eyes white only sometimes?

Striker, from Avengers Academy, has the power to generate electricity in the form of lightning. Sometimes when he uses this power we see his eyes turn totally white during and in the aftermath of its ...
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Did any of the Avengers serve as Heralds of Galactus?

The Heralds of Galactus were individuals who were imbued with a fraction of the power cosmic by Galactus himself. Some well known heralds include the Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd of Zenn-La), Terrax the ...
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Why does Stark not use the same material for his suit as Captain America's shield is made of? [duplicate]

Caps Shield can withstand most projectiles and absorb quite a bit of force (Hulks fist, Thors Hammer to name two of the tougher ones). Wouldn't it make sense for Stark to use the same material for his ...
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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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How can Captain America's shield ricochet? [duplicate]

Captain America's shield is stated to be made at least partially of Vibranium, a material that is "vibration proof." Logically, this would mean that it dissipates all kinetic energy. However, in ...
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How does Hank Pym's (Earth-616) Yellowjacket suit allow him to fly?

How does the Yellowjacket suit fly? I remember the books saying that the disks on his shoulders enabled him to fly/hover thru vibration, I think. That always struck me as an unsatisfying answer ...