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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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 ...
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Did Thor really intend to murder Captain America? [duplicate]

During Avengers, Captain America interrupts Thor and Iron Man in the middle of their fight after Loki escapes, Thor's immediate response is to attack Captain America. Captain America survives thanks ...
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Why are mutants hated, but superheros venerated? [duplicate]

Please correct me if I have misconceptions, I have mostly only seen the movies (I've read a few comics, mostly of the superhero side. Would like to get more into that.). The marvel universe is home ...
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How can Iron Man's repulsor gauntlet work after Thor crushes it?

During the woods battle between Thor and Iron Man in the 'Avengers' movie, they get down to slugging it out toe-to-toe. Iron Man tries to punch Thor, who instead catches Iron Man's punch in mid-swing ...
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How does Romanoff communicate with Barton in Age of Ultron

After Ultron captured Romanov in Age of Ultron, Stark asked Barton to find an off the grid way to communicate with Romanoff. They used Morse code. How was the Morse code signal transmitted ...
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How was Tony able to communicate with Veronica? [duplicate]

Since, in Avengers: Age of Ultron, how does Tony communicate with Veronica without Ultron stopping him?
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Is Spider-Man an Avenger? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is The Amazing Spider-Man part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Is Spider-Man an Avenger? If so, why doesn't he appear in The Avengers (2012)? What defines an Avenger?
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What would have happened if Thor reached ground before breaking the glass? [duplicate]

In The Avengers, Loki says to Thor, “The humans think us immortal; let’s put that to the test”, and drops the glass chamber. Loki clearly knows that Thor is an immortal and he is doing this to ...
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Do the rules of a certain plot point in Avengers: Endgame allow this to happen?

Spoilers for Endgame [as well as a few other MCU movies] below! In Avengers: Endgame, we see the Avengers and their allies In the movie, it is explained that By that logic, would it be possible ...
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What beings are included in Thanos' culling? [duplicate]

I've seen a few threads on whether or not Thanos would have been able to defeat Dormammu in single combat. It seems to be mostly speculation, but it got me thinking. Did Dormammu have a 50/50 chance ...
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Jim/The Human Torch in Secret Avengers?

I just read Secret Avengers #25 and am a bit confused about the Jim/Human Torch/robot character. In the Marvel wiki, the Human Torch is called Johnny Storm and is listed as part of the Secret ...
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Why are Gyrich and Blitzschlag working with Pym?

From reading Avengers: The Initiative, Gyrich and Blitzschlag don't seem such nice people. Pym even says so himself at one point until Blitzschlag tells him that Pym is his 'hero' for creating such ...
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In the Avengers movie, what does Bruce Banner mean when he reveals his secret for the Hulk? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In the Avengers movie, why is Hulk's behaviour inconsistent? Just before Bruce Banner becomes the Hulk in New York, he says his secret to not turning involuntarily when he ...
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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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Loki the villain in Avengers [duplicate]

In the Avengers (2012), Loki is observed to not have much powers except his sceptre (known as the blue stick of destiny by Tony). We even see that in the final battle, the avengers are fighting the ...
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Why does the Marvel character Mantis refer to herself as “this one”?

In Marvel comics the character Mantis commonly refers to herself as "this one" and also "she." This is a very frequent occurrence but I have been unable to find any explanation of the particular ...
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Help me identify this Marvel timeline/universe

This is only a brief question, as the information I have to go from is literally just this picture I stumbled on googling Marvel pics for my laptop background. The site hosting it was a dead end (just ...
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Wolverine in Avengers? [duplicate]

I'm reading the Marvel comic series Avengers vs X-men. In this comic Wolverine and a few other X-men work WITH the Avengers against the X-men. I know Wolverine is an X-man. I'm wondering if anyone can ...
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In the Avengers movie, why did Thor disregard humans by taking the Tesseract with him?

The Tesseract was an asset of humans (ownership claimed by discovery). It could be used to improve the human wealth of knowledge and to solve the entire human race's energy problems. It had already ...
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Loki in the Avengers [closed]

Why is Loki always looking so annoyed when someone mentions he is Thor´s brother? Or am I mistaken?
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What (old and new) Avengers are in the Captain America: Civil War movie?

What former and new Avengers are in the new Captain America: Civil-War movie? And on what side are they in the "civil war"?
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Avengers vs X-Men ending: isn’t it all The Avengers fault? [closed]

If in the very beginning of AvX events The Avengers wouldn’t interfere and attack the X-Men and end up splitting the Phoenix Force apart: Scott, Emma, and the Phoenix 5 would’ve never existed the ...
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Is Bruce Banner considered an 'Avenger'?

I'm not a big follower of Marvel, but from what I know, 'The Hulk' is one of the founding members of the Avengers team, but the thing is, can Banner be considered also a member? They mainly want and ...
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What is necessary to know before seeing The Avengers 2? [closed]

Imagine you completely ignored the previous movies of Marvel Cinematic Universe but you suddenly want to see The Avengers 2:Age of Ultron that was recently released. You also never read comic books in ...
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Why did Loki surrender in Avengers? If he did this willingly, what were his intentions? [duplicate]

In the opening scenes of Avengers, we see that Loki is apparently bullet-proof. Furthermore, we see that Asgardians are overall immune to small explosions and similar attacks. So why did Loki ...
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Why did S.H.I.E.L.D. give Tesseract to NASA (in-universe AND out-universe)?

In the beginning of Avengers movie, Tesseract was seen at a NASA research lab (where Loki appeared). In-universe, it can be seen that S.H.I.E.L.D. is resourceful when it comes to research. It has top-...
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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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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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Did the Avengers talk about the arc reactor in Tony's chest in the first movie? [closed]

The Avengers aren't that concerned about the arc reactor in Tony's chest even though they should be, did Tony tell them?
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Is the Arc Reactor made from the same material as the Tesseract?

Are they made of the same material? (I haven't found any concrete theories about this)
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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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Why does Black Widow's hair change in every movie? [closed]

Do the filmmakers not realize that an international super-spy is too busy to be alternately curling or straightening her hair all the time? All those materials would not fit in a modest, helicopter ...
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Is anyone in the Hulkbuster armor in Age of Ultron trailer?

In the trailer, it shows the Hulk battling what appear to be Iron man in his Hulkbuster armor. Is he actually in the armor (his own armor inside of the Hulkbuster) or is Ultron controlling the armor ...
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Is there an incestuous relationship in Age of Ultron?

In Avengers: age of Ultron, I got the sense that the relationship between Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch may have incestuous undertones. They are often unusually close, holding hands, or sharing ...
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Who is this person in the Age of Ultron trailer that looks like Spider-Man? [closed]

I am already aware that Spider-Man is not in Avengers: Age of Ultron. However, I was watching the trailer and I noticed something strange in the following scene: If you zoom the image in, it clearly ...
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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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