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Was there a specific inspiration for the doom ray device in "LEGO Marvel Superheroes"?

In LEGO marvel superheroes, doctor doom uses the material from the silver surfer's board to create a weapon, but is there a reason it looks that way? I really like the design. And im also curious ...
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What happened to the car Doctor Strange hit in the 2016 film?

In Doctor Strange (2016), the titular character Doctor Stephen Strange gets in a car accident which disables him. However, this happens when he hits another car. We see that Strange's car is sent ...
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Why was "Caribbean Blue" by Enya edited out of the Netflix release of Deadpool 2?

The theatrical version of Deadpool 2 featured "Caribbean Blue", while Wade murdered people in a bath house. In the Netflix version, this is edited to be shorter, and "9 to 5" by ...
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Was Doctor Strange bluffing in Avengers: Infinity War?

In Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Ebony Maw, a Child of Thanos and member of the Black Order, has captured Doctor Stephen Strange and is taking him to Titan. Maw attempts to take the Time Stone from ...
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Why didn’t the Celestial Arishem destroy the Deviants himself?

In The Eternals movie there’s a scene where Arishem the Celestial explains the true purpose of the Eternals and the Deviants to Sersi: Why couldn’t/didn’t a being like Arishem the Celestial directly ...
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Was there a plan for Otto Mink's automatic pistol?

In Agent Carter, episode 4 of season 1, "The Blitzkrieg Button", Otto Mink repairs an automatic pistol, uses it on some subordinates who had failed him, and then set off to attack Agent ...
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Why are these characters brothers, yet so different? [duplicate]

I just watched The Eternals yesterday and got surprised by the first post credit scene. In it we can see : How can he be so different from his brother ? I know that for now we don't have much ...
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Why is Uatu the Watcher the only one concerned about the Multiverse? [closed]

In What If...?, in the finale, Uatu the Watcher is the only one concerned about the multi-universe when Why is Uatu the only one concerned about or who wants to save the multiverse? Why don't other ...
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Second mould when Stormbreaker is cast, what's in it?

From the movie Infinity War, this shot clearly shows two moulds being filled during the casting of Stormbreaker: After Eitri thumps the mould three times, both halves are seen amid the pieces of one ...
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Which characters, canonically, can stop Mjölnir in the MCU?

In Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Hela is able to destroy Thor's hammer. However, she is first able to stop the hammer when it is thrown. Are there other characters who are able to stop - but not necessarily ...
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Why are Mutants generally blue if they have a non-normal color?

In the X-Men film series, many mutants (if not all) that have abnormal color as part of their mutation are blue. For example Beast grows blue hair, Mystique has blue skin in her "natural" ...
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How does pruning people correct the timeline? [closed]

I feel like pruning people from timelines is a major plot hole in the way time travel in the MCU is handled. In the TV series Loki, you learn the Time Variance Authority (TVA) is controlling the ...
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In the Eternals movie, why did this character's presence not affect the Earth?

Towards the end of the Eternals movie As can be seen in the video below: How massive is this Celestial here and how does his presence not instantly ruin the Earth and ...
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How is Captain America able to expertly wield a weapon he had never used before in Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame (2019), Captain America uses both Mjölnir and his shield in the final fight against Thanos. Now we're aware that he's always been worthy to wield the hammer - or at least he has ...
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How was a scattered version of Jarvis able to help?

As we can know from the scripts below, Ultron was trying to breach world cybersecurity systems to crack nuclear codes, but he failed thanks to the prevention by a party unknown. Stark went to Oslo and ...
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Why did Helen Cho insist that the Regeneration Cradle should be delivered to Stark?

After Helen Cho regained her self-control, why did she insist that the Regeneration Cradle should be delivered to Stark? Why not just destroy it? Did she know Stark would use the synthetic being for ...
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Did Ultron & Dr. Strange feel the presence of the watcher because their universes were "silent"?

When Ultron notices the Watcher, the Watcher says basking in the boundless silence of his universe ... By that point in time, the universe has almost been destroyed, with only a few living beings ...
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Where is "What If...?" Gamora from?

Spoilers for the What If...? finale I know I probably just missed something in the show here, but I'm stuck. In the finale for What If...? the Watcher gathers heroes from the prementioned timelines, ...
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Why are Invisibility and Force Fields coupled together in certain super heroes?

From reddit: Violet from the Incredibles and Sue Storm from The Fantastic Four are both heroins whose power is both to become invisible and to create force fields. Now, maybe Violet is an homage to ...
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Why did Magneto invade the heroes' base in Secret Wars?

In Marvel's Secret Wars miniseries (1985), issue #2, Magneto sneaks into the heroes' base and flies to the generator, thinking: There it is -- ! The power core which energizes this entire ...
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Why does the Nano gauntlet function in Endgame?

In What If...?, Gamora attempted to use her crushing machine to destroy the Infinity Stones, which simply results in Ultron regaining the stones. He in return explains that all of the stones are ...
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Why didn't The Amazing Spiderman show Norman Osborn?

In The Amazing Spiderman (2012), Norman Osborn is frequently referenced as the reason for employment of Curt Connors/the Lizard, but always represented by a proxy in the form of Oscorp executive Rajit ...
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Was the spider that bit Peter Parker in the Sam Raimi universe radioactive?

In Sam Raimi's Spider-Man (2002), it's revealed during the class trip scene to Oscorp Labs that the spider that bit Peter Parker is an entirely new species created by combining all the best genetic ...
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Martial artist ally of Doctor Strange in a Spider-Man cartoon

This character appeared in an episode of the early-mid '90s Spider-Man cartoon, specifically the episode where Spider-Man teams up with Strange to stop Strange's enemy Mordo and rescue Mary Jane from ...
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Did the Ancient One know about Xu Wenwu and the Ten Rings?

I would like to know if the Ancient One knew about Xu Wenwu and the Ten Rings since it was her job to protect the Earth from any magical/supernatural threats. In the movie Shang-Chi and The Legend of ...
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Why didn't Tony put a parachute in Rhodes suit but put one in Peter's suit?

In Captain America: Civil War, Rhodes falls from the sky and there is no parachute. But in Spider-Man: Homecoming, Peter falls and there is a parachute to save him. Why did Tony put a parachute in ...
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Why was Ultron able to kill this character so easily?

In What if…? Episode 8, we see an alternate universe where the Avengers failed to steal the cradle from Ultron and, instead of Vision being born, Ultron was successfully able to upload his ...
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Does the Watcher reside in a different Universe in episode 8 of What If...?

Something I have been wondering is whether or not the Watcher in What If...? is in a different Universe or just in a separate dimension. The reason behind this is because of Ultron and the Infinity ...
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Daredevil comic in which he is visited by aliens that look like humans from the 19th century

I think it may be from around 1970 but I haven't found any comic book covers that look like this story. A group of some aliens (may be three) pay Daredevil a visit. Their spaceship looks like an ...
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Is any version of Spider-Man motivated by thrill of action?

According to the fourth stanza of the lyrics in their song, Spider-Man, the eponymously named theme song of the 1967 cartoon show Spider-Man, composed by Paul Francis Webster and Bob Harris, it is ...
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How did Thanos get the soul stone in What-If...?

Spoilers for the plot of What if..? episode 8 In the 8th episode of what if...? (What if Ultron won), Thanos comes to earth with all the infinity stones except for the mind stone. Vision then kills ...
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What exactly is the vow the Watchers have to take?

In episode 8 of What if... ? we see I know that in the comics But I would like to know if there is a similar situation in the comics, where My question is : If a Watcher is attacked or if the place ...
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Why was Loki so tall? [duplicate]

In S1E7, What If... Thor Were an Only Child?, Loki appears as a regular-size (i.e. large) Frost Giant. The difference in this reality is shown to be Odin returning the infant Loki instead of keeping ...
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Why does cartoon vs live-action Loki look so different?

In Marvel's What If... series Episode 7 we see Thor who pretty much looks like his live action version, whereas Loki very much does not. Rather this Loki looks like other Frost Giants from Thor (2011) ...
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Are the MCU Mandarin's ten rings different from the ones in the comics?

After watching Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, I wondered what the Mandarin's rings were like in the comics, compared to the MCU versions. I ended up finding that they seem quite different ...
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Are the events shown as Ten Rings influencing history meant to map to historical events?

In Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, at the beginning of the film, when the Ten Rings organization is being described, it is indicated that they have shaped history throughout the ages, and ...
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80s-90s comic where Punisher's van gets blown up... twice

This happened probably sometime in the late eighties to mid-nineties, when Microchip was Frank's regular partner. Frank had his Battle Van, equipped with a lot of expensive technology. It got blown ...
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Where is the Time Variance Authority located across time and space, and could it be located in the Quantum Realm? [closed]

In the show Loki (2021), the Time Variance Authority (TVA) is shown to be a massive city-like structure. However, there is no view of the outside world given from inside the TVA. Is there a canon ...
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Can the Bifrost reach the TVA?

In Marvel's Loki (2021), the four-dimensional location of the Time Variance Authority is never officially established. However, the Bifrost is shown to be able to transport multiple characters across ...
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When does the sacred timeline split in the MCU timeline?

During the events of episode 6 in Loki, the sacred timeline splits. This happens at the end of time (or something like that), meaning it doesn't take place at a specific time. So in the MCU timeline, ...
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What does Deadpool mean in this comic book page?

On this comic book page, Deadpool says I guess if you want to do something right...you've got to do it over and over again until it sticks Does this mean that the only true end to a battle is a ...
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Is the dragon consumed by Doctor Strange in "What If...?" S01E04 the same as the one seen in "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings"...?

In the fourth episode of Marvel's What If...? series, an alternate version of Doctor Steven Strange learns that he must consume mystic beings in order to reverse an absolute point in time in his ...
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How is Tony Stark so rich?

How did Iron Man become so rich? Since he's a superhero, I hope that he wouldn't do anything illegal such as tax evasion. I understand that he's one of the big leaders among the Avengers, but it's not ...
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Did Loki know that Antonia Dreykov was alive?

In the very first Avengers movie, Loki taunts Natasha by telling her that he knows all the horrors that she committed in the name of Hydra. That being said, he had the Tesseract and even without it he ...
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What role did Matt Damon play in Thor: Ragnarok?

Going through filmography of Matt Damon, I found that he acted in Thor: Ragnarok. When I couldn't recall him from my memory of Thor: Ragnarok, I googled. But, his role is nowhere to be found. What ...
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Is there any evidence that Coulson's protective actions of Daisy are the result of his T.A.H.I.T.I. treatment?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Phil Coulson clearly shows great favor to Daisy Johnson, something noted as suspicious by the "Real S.H.I.E.L.D." faction. The T.A.H.I.T.I. treatment did introduce ...
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Why was the recording of Loki's life in the third person?

In episode 1 of Loki, Glorious Purpose, Loki watches a TVA recording of his life, shown in the third person: Why is it shown as if someone is looking at him, rather than from his perspective?
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Why would the USSR use a US citizen to create the Winter Soldier?

I can easily see a Soviet boss using captured Western technology to advance Soviet might. It happened in real life, quite often (Nuclear weapons program, rockets, etc...) But as someone who grew up in ...
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Which city is "Blade" (1998) set in?

I've just rewatched Blade (1998), and I'm trying to figure out which city this movie is set in, which it never clearly states. It has been some time since I listened to the director's commentary, and ...
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How did Shang-Chi learn how to use the ten rings immediately after obtaining them?

When Shang-Chi's father Immediately afterwords, Shang-Chi uses them to perform very difficult and advanced techniques, including propelling himself onto a moving target far away. He couldn't have ...

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