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Does Miles Morales' invisibility power come with limits or tradeoffs?

I have not read the Miles Morales Spider-Man books. I just watched Into the Spider-Verse. Does the invisibility power come with limits or tradeoffs? It seems like a plot-breaker if he could just stay ...
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What happened to the Marvel timeline where Thor stole Mjolnir from himself?

In Avengers: Endgame, Thor goes back in time to extract the Reality Stone from Jame Foster, but when he does so, he also summons Mjolnir and takes it with him. Does that mean that the Thor in that ...
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Avengers Endgame vs Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D - Time Travel differences

Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D has been consistent over the time with the MCU, so that both storylines belong to the same universe and reality. There are numerous occasions when characters and ...
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Does the 'Civil War: Deluxe Collection' contain all the “Civil War” books?

Does the 'Civil War: Deluxe Collection' contain all the "Civil War" books? Or do I still need to buy more books after getting this one? .
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In the Blade Films why is EDTA able to destroy La Magra but has no effect on Reapers or Jared Nomak?

In the Blade films why is EDTA able to destroy La Magra but has no effect on Reapers or Jared Nomak?
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In what book does the story of “He who dwells in darkness” from Doctor Strange 1974 continue?

In what book does the story of "He who dwells in darkness" from Doctor Strange 1974 #30 continue? It appears as though Doctor Strange 1974 #31 is not the continuation.
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Is the superhero X-23's name a shout out to an Asimov story?

I was reading Isaac Asimov's story “The Last Question” for the upteenth time, but this time I noticed something: the planet the family of colonists are going to is called X-23. Well, maybe it's just a ...
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When has Peter ever changed his Web-Formula?

In The Amazing Spider-Man 320, we see Peter working on a new and improved webbing formula. Which other times has he changed said formula? And I'm not talking about let's say ice webs or acid webs, I'm ...
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Do the active X-Men have jobs and careers outside of teaching at the school?

Sine the 1980s, it’s been commonly seen that most of the adult "active" X-Men lived/live at Xavier's mansion/school in Westchester, and often act as teachers at Xavier's Institute for Gifted ...
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Has Peter Parker ever received any awards for his photography?

Peter Parker, the Amazing Spider-Man, has been a photographer for the Daily Bugle newspaper since he was about 15 or 16 years old. The paper has paid a lot of money to him over the years for many of ...
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Was Bruce Banner really working on the super soldier serum?

I found the dialogue in The Avengers very confusing when Agent Coulson explains to Captain America how Doctor Banner was working on the serum of Dr. Erskine. STEVE: So, this Doctor Banner was trying ...
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Why does the Quantum Realm behave different for Janet van Dyne than for Scott Lang?

During Ant-Man and the Wasp we saw how Scott, Hank and Hope rescued Janet van Dyne from the Quantum Realm. For her, time passed exactly the same that for them, so she got old the same way than ...
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Why was Zsaji not given the knowledge of English?

In Marvel's Secret Wars, the Beyonder had taken care that all the 'fighters' would have an environment suitable for them, meaning, Zsaji the Healer had been put there by him. However, we understand ...
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How does Captain America return the Reality Stone when it was inside Jane Foster when it was retrieved by Thor and Rocket?

When Thor and Rocket retrieve the Reality Stone, they went back to the events in Thor: The Dark World, and they got the stone by removing it from Jane Foster. Supposedly, when Captain America has to ...
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How did William Stryker control Jason?

In X-2, Jason is convincing Charles to concentrate on all Mutants, but why would Jason listen to Stryker in the first place? I doubt that Jason's spinal fluid would work.
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Comic issue where Iron Man is compared to Robert Downey Jr

I remember seeing somewhere, a snapshot from a comic book where a lady (presumably a fan; might have been a reporter as well) addresses Tony Stark and says something like (paraphrased): You are ...
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Why wasn't Captain America “enough” for Colonel Chester Philips?

In the movie Captain America: The First Avenger, we hear this dialogue between Steve Rogers and Colonel Chester Philips: Col. Chester Phillips: You're an experiment. You're going to Alamogordo. Steve ...
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X-men cartoon episode (or arc) with Cable and Apocalypse

The plot as I remembered is as follows: Do you know which episodes fall into this arc?
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Why did Tony Stark have to do the snap?

In the movie scene, it seems to me that at the point when Tony snatches the stones off of Thanos' gauntlet, the situation was pretty much in control already. With Captain Marvel having destroyed ...
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What are the scales and wings for on Captain America's costume?

Captain America's costume features wings on the temples and scale-like things on the top half of the torso. I have often wondered, what are the point of these items? My guess is that the wings are ...
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Why were there Tony Stark's clothes on-board the Quinjet which ended up on Sakaar?

When Hulk turned back into Bruce Banner on Sakaar, Thor gave him Tony Stark's clothes. But, what were Tony's clothes doing in Quinjet? Tony might have helped S.H.I.E.L.D. in the Quinjets' development, ...
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What happens to the original timeline Thanos's ship?

During the events of Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos takes Gamora from his ship to Vormir to get the Soul Stone, then heads directly to Titan, and afterwards to Earth to retrieve the Mind Stone. After ...
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Whose symbol is on this Marvel belt?

I was gifted this magnificent belt that features the logo of several Marvel characters, specifically members of the Avengers. From top to bottom: Nick Fury/S.H.I.E.L.D., Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, unknown, ...
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Who was the keeper of the Soul Stone before Red Skull?

Given that it was only in 1945 that Red Skull was transported to Vormir via the Space Stone, who was the keeper of the Soul Stone before him? Thanos is at least a 1000 years old in the MCU, if he knew ...
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How does the shield around Wakanda work?

How come the first spaceship was completely blocked by the shield around Wakanda while some of the alien creatures passed through in Avengers: Infinity War?
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Was Iron Man worthy of Mjolnir at the end of Endgame? [closed]

So I rewatched Avengers: Endgame earlier on and I was just wondering: Could Iron Man have lifted Thor's hammer in his final moments, considering
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Is T'Challa still recognized as the Black Panther at the end of Avengers: The Thanos Cabal?

Being posted in reference to Chadwick Boseman's most influential role. In The Thanos Cabal: Avengers/New Avengers Vol 12 , our heroes within the Illuminati are presented with a dire choice: use a bomb ...
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Is Eitri the King of Dwarves in the MCU as well?

In the comics, Eitri is the King of the Dwarves of Nidavellir. However in the MCU, there is no mention that Eitri is the king (except the wiki fandom page, which as usual, does not cite its sources). ...
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How does Spider-Man track chemical trails?

In Spider-Man PS4, Peter Parker has the ability to identify and track certain chemicals he comes across. The identification process is most likely a form of spectroscopy, probably Raman. But after ...
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What species do mutants belong to? Are they still Homo Sapiens?

Mutants have X-genes which give them superpowers, but they aren't fully separate from normal humans. In the Days of The Future Past movie, sentinels were targeting even normal humans who had a chance ...
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Comic book issue where the Red Skull [sarcastically] calls Captain America gay

I remember reading a Captain America story arc where the Red Skull captures Captain America (I guess). The Skull the offers Captain America anything he wants in exchange for his support. During the ...
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Why does Tony Stark not like being handed things?

I have been revisiting old MCU movies and realised that on several occasions Tony refuses to accept things that people are handing to him. While purchasing strawberries for Pepper he paid with his ...
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Could have what happened to Cull Obsidian happened to Thanos? [duplicate]

In Infinity War Cull Obsidian loses his arm when a worm hole closes up, So could Thanos have lost his arm like this too WHEN he had all the stones on the Gauntlet?
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Why didn't Tony use E.D.I.T.H. against Thanos? [duplicate]

When Thanos and his army attacked Avengers HQ in Avengers: Endgame, E.D.I.T.H. was in existence because Tony so he couldn't build it after the battle. Why didn't he use E.D.I.T.H. in the battle? I ...
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What did 4-year-old Bruce Banner see in the room?

53 minutes into the movie, General Ross grills Bruce over what happened when he arrested David Banner. He says, You were four years old when you saw it. What did Bruce see?
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Did we ever see Professor Charles Xavier control animals?

In the movie, Logan (2017), we have seen Charles Xavier Did he ever control any animal other than humans in any other movies? Did he ever get into the head of an animal in any comics or cartoons?
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How strong is The Hand's potion, The Substance?

We know that all 5 members of The Hand were immortal because of The Substance. The only way to kill a person who had ingested that potion was by beheading him/her. However, in circumstances where ...
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Who are Faltines (Dormammu like beings) really, is there any mention of their dimension in MCU comics?

In Doctor Strange, we are told about Dormammu, a creature residing in the Dark Dimension, feeding upon matter. Apparently he's part of a species known as the Faltines. The Marvel Wiki article on ...
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Who was the old guy with the last part of the device in the penultimate episode of Agents of Shield?

When the Agents of Shield assembled for the last time in the other timeline, who was the old guy who said the bus was late that brought the tuning fork? Seems like lots of the things that happened in ...
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Were other dimensions affected by Thanos' Snap?

In Doctor Strange, we are made aware of the different universes and especially the one one in which Dormammu resides, which is the Dark Dimension. Were beings in other dimensions also affected by the ...
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Are Corvus Glaive and Proxima Midnight married in the MCU?

In the comics, Earth-616, Corvus Glaive and Proxima Midnight are a married couple. We see them together in Avengers: Infinity War, going on the mission to get the Mind Stone together and working in ...
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To which year back in time was Hawkeye sent during the test run for the Time Heist?

In Avengers: Endgame, when the test run for the Time Heist is conducted, Scott Lang drops out as he felt nervous. Clint, at the time, volunteers. It's quite apparent that Clint was sent to a pre-Snap ...
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In Avengers Endgame how does Colonel Rhodes Get a working suit after the Avengers tower is attacked [duplicate]

I was again watching the good old Endgame and noticed this, when the Avengers facility is struck by Thanos's missiles, Rhodes is found struggling to move even in his War-Machine suit to save Rocket ...
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What material Thor's clothes are made of? [duplicate]

When Thor opened the Iris of Nidavellir's forge, he got 3rd degree burns. The heat he was exposed to was able to melt Uru. And, yet, his clothes survived. How? Thor definitely doesn't have aura kind ...
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Did Steve Rogers have post high school education?

Did Cap ever go to college? In any continuity, did Cap or Steve get a formal degree?
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How many Captain Americas were there in 2012?

Ok, so famously, in Endgame Captain America fights an earlier (and comically patriotic) version of himself: Number of Caps: 2 It was also discovered that when he went ...
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Why did the Tesseract teleport Red Skull to Vormir, and why was he forced to be the guardian of the Soul Stone?

In Captain America: The First Avenger, the Red Skull gets teleported to Vormir to be the guardian after he holds the Tesseract. Why did it teleport him there? Why does he have to be the guardian? Can'...
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What is the difference between Beyonder and pre-retcon Beyonder?

What is the difference between the Beyonder and pre-retcon Beyonder?
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How does the MCU Helicarrier get aircraft back to the hangar?

The Helicarrier is obviously based on modern supercarriers, like the Nimitz-class. In particular, the flight deck, as with all supercarriers, is angled to allow simultaneous launch and recovery ...
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How did Thanos know the Tesseract would be with Loki on the Asgardian ship?

I'm re-watching Avengers: Infinity War and I found it a bit odd that Thanos of all places looked for the Space Stone on the Asgardian ship. He was obviously told it was there, but who told him? Even ...

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