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Questions tagged [marvel]

For questions about all Marvel Comics' and Marvel Studios' properties or the company as a whole, including decisions made by the studio regarding those properties. Only use with [comics] tag if limiting answers to comics, not movies or other works, use with the [marvel-cinematic-universe] tag if asking about that medium specifically. Otherwise add relevant media, character or series tags.

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Was this incident in Captain America: Civil War officially confirmed to be a consequence of Spider-Man’s Spidey sense?

When Spider-Man is fighting Bucky and Falcon during the airport scene in Captain America: Civil War, Bucky (apparently) throws door at Spider-Man. Spidey instinctively ducks avoiding the door from ...
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How does Captain America pick up his shield so easily when it's lying with the convex side facing up?

We saw this happening in the bridge fight scene in the movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier just after Steve jumped out of the bus when the machine gunner was trying to shoot him. The question ...
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Did Deadpool rescue all of the X-Force?

Note: This is basically all spoilers. If someone has a good way to apply the spoiler markdown (I ended up putting almost the whole body in markdown) please do so. In the mid-credits scene we see ...
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What are the out-of-universe reasons for the references to Toby Maguire-era Spider-Man in Into the Spider-Verse?

We see numerous iconic scenes directly lifted from the Tobey Maguire-era Spider-Man films in Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse, such as: etc. What are in out-of-universe reasons (rights, story-...
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What did Thanos do to Eitri's hands?

What did Thanos do to Eitri's hands? Are they: encased in metal? cut off and replaced (by Eitri or Thanos) with metal? turned to metal? something else? In Avengers: Infinity War, Eitri reports on ...
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Why didn't Eitri join the fight?

In Avengers: Infinity War, after the passage of Thor, Groot and Rocket to Nidavellir, Eitri has nothing left to lose, his planet is dead and he can no longer forge weapons by himself. Given that he is ...
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At the end of Thor: Ragnarok why don't the Asgardians turn and head for the Bifrost as per their original plan?

At the end of Thor: Ragnarok, the Asgardians are heading for the Bifrost when they are intercepted by Hela's soldiers and Fenris. After they are all destroyed and only Hela herself remained, the ...
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Is there any algorithm, logic, rule or law for Thanos' actions at the end of Avenger: Infinity War? [duplicate]

I want to know here is there any logic, law or rule where Thanos determines that these Just curious in this utter randomness or is there any order?
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Why did Thor lie to the Guardians of the Galaxy?

In Avengers: Infinity War, when Thor first talks to the Guardians, he told them that Thanos killed half the people on his ship. Untrue. He killed everyone except Thor. Nobody was moving except for ...
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What material are Infinity Stones made of?

As for the MCU, the story goes (explained in full in an exposition-heavy scene in Guardians of the Galaxy) that six entities existed before the universe even came into being (try getting your head ...
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Is there any precedent for Aunt May being Spider-Man's techie/helper?

In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, the Aunt May in Miles' universe is shown to not only know that Peter Parker is Spider-Man (ie - not asking about this), but also that she apparently designs ...
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Why hasn't Tony found the Defenders?

Given Tony's resources, why hasn't he found the Defenders? Especially considering the fact that all four reside in New York City (the same city where Spidey lives) and three of the four have done ...
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Would Ragnarök/Surtur even be capable of destroying the Tesseract?

At the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War, after Thanos announces that he is looking for the Tesseract/Space Stone, Thor informs Thanos that the Tesseract was destroyed on Asgard when Surtur carried ...
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Which Marvel character has the most alternate versions?

Most Marvel characters have at least one, but many popular characters have many more. Who has the most named alternative versions,named, preferably.
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Fan fiction about Peter Parker getting kidnapped on the way to a camp thing and being experimented on for around 4 days

Tony Stark and Natasha Romanova find Peter. He’s got pods implanted in his arms that hurt him if moves them. He’s got special handcuffs on. He’s had to leave supervised phone messages for his Aunt May ...
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Was Nick Fury aware of other super-powered people between Captain America and Iron Man?

Near the end of Captain Marvel, From his conversation with Coulson, it seems that Carol is the first super-powered person he comes across and wants to look for others. Next we know, 13 years later ...
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If Cap's shield is vibration resistant how did it “ring like a bell”? [duplicate]

In this answer to a question about Captain America's shield an excerpt from the script is posted: He pulls up a cart with A NUMBER OF SHIELDS, some built, some half-finished (including the one from ...
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Why did Howard Stark use all the Vibranium they had on a prototype shield?

We know that Howard Stark was developing radical technologies. So when he comes upon a small, finite supply of the most valuable, world-changing metal known to humans, the first thing he does is whip ...
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Who is that cowgirl appearing during the Columbia Pictures intro?

In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018), this is how she looks: Who is that cowgirl appearing during the Columbia Pictures intro?
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Why did Gunke say, “they literally show him figuring all his powers out”?

In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018), Gunke and Miles are watching a Spider-Man documentary movie. Miles: Man, you really oversold this. Gunke: Just try to pay attention. They literally ...
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Why was the Hulk knocked out by Thanos but was not knocked out after being driven through a building by HulkBuster?

Why was the Hulk knocked out so quickly by Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War but was not knocked out after Tony Stark in the HulkBuster drove him straight down through about 30 floors of steel girders ...
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Why didn't Doctor Strange wind back the clock way before Thanos got any of the Infinity Stones?

Why didn't Doctor Strange wind back the clock way before Thanos got any of the Infinity Stones?
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What does this engraving on Stormbreaker’s mould mean?

I was recently re-watching Avengers: Infinity War and I noticed that there are some sort of engraved circles on the Stormbreaker’s mould. Here’s a screenshot: At first thought, it looked very similar ...
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Which films are required viewing before “Avengers: Endgame”?

My girlfriend is interested in watching Avengers: Endgame on April 24, and as she doesn't have time to see all the MCU movies, I want to re-watch some of them with her in order to watch Endgame ...
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Why does Bruce Banner say he is part of Vision?

Bruce Banner says in Avengers: Infinity War that Vision is composed of many layers when discussing how to destroy the Mind Stone. In those layers he includes himself. Your mind is made of a complex ...
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The Iron Man Mark 33, Silver Centurion, has got vibranium blades in it. How does Tony Stark have access to Vibranium? [duplicate]

As far as I'm aware, Vibranium was exclusively in Wakanda (except for the Vibranium that Ulysses Klaue stole and later gave to Ultron and the Vibranium from Howard Stark that is in Cap's Shield). So ...
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Is there a less fragmented order for watching the Marvel Cinematic Universe before Avengers: Endgame? [closed]

As winter turns to spring, a young nerd's thoughts may turn from the brightly-blossoming trees and unfamiliar sunshine, towards the warm and familiar embrace of a Marvel Cinematic Universe re-watch in ...
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Why is Yon-Rogg not blue? [duplicate]

In the Captain Marvel movie, why does Yon-Rogg look like a human, not a Kree? In particular, his skin is not blue.
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What abilities do the Infinity Stones share?

Not to be mistaken with this post. But in Avengers: Infinity War, This closely resembles Vision's ability to pass through objects yet it was not for Thanos had not the Mind Stone. Out of curiosity, I ...
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What is the longest hero fight in the Marvel universe?

Many heroes are known for being able to fight for an extended period of time. What is the longest fight fought without a break with a superhero involved? Ruling out 2 cosmic entities fighting in a ...
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Do Iron Man suits sport waste management systems?

Obviously, it is difficult to be an effective superhero if you need to take potty breaks. And Iron Man's suit affords a unique opportunity to fix this problem. Do we have evidence of integrated ...
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Are the Deadpool movies supposed to be part of the X-Men universe, or just spoofs?

I've seen Deadpool and Deadpool 2, and they share a lot of similarities to spoof movies (Airplane, Scary Movie, Naked Gun). Granted this being a superhero movie with a lot of fun content — the scenes ...
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Why did the Skrulls try shooting Carol?

When Carol/Captain Marvel is using the phone outside Blockbusters she is attacked by a Skrull on a rooftop. The Skrull uses some sort of blaster to attack Carol so it was presumably an assassination ...
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What's the in-universe explanation for why most aliens are humanoid in the MCU?

In Star Trek, there's an in-universe explanation for why most aliens have a humanoid appearance. Is there an explanation for why it is also the case in the MCU and other versions of the Marvel ...
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Why did Deadpool say “Somebody swiped right”?

In Deadpool 2 (2018), Cable uses the last charge on his time-traveling device, which he needed for returning to his family: Deadpool: What's with the creepy, dirty hobo bear? Cable: It's my ...
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What is the meaning of “just as it happened”?

In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) (Alt-Universe Cut), Ganke and Miles steal the Spider-Man DVD Commentary and watch it. Gluck: We did keep Uncle Ben's death just as it happened, Spidey. ...
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What “little guys” is Spider-Man referring to?

In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) (Alt-Universe Cut), Ganke and Miles steal the Spider-Man movie and watch it. In a scene where Spider-Man's finger got stuck to a gear rod of a Maserati: ...
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Can the Mark 42 armour pick up Thor's Mjolnir if controlled remotely? [duplicate]

We learned in Avengers: Age of Ultron that anything and anyone can lift Mjolnir as long they're artificial. Could Tony Stark's main armour in Iron Man 3, the Mark 42, be able to lift the hammer while ...
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Who is the titular character in Captain Marvel?

During the film Captain Marvel, the character we know as Vers discovers she is actually and worked with Mar-Vell Later on in the film she levels up and changes into the more recognisable Captain ...
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What happened to Korg and Miek? [duplicate]

At the start of Avengers: Infinity War, when Thanos and his Black Order attack the ship full of Asgardian refugees – killing most of the people on board - Korg and Miek are nowhere to be seen. We don'...
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If Nick Fury and Coulson already knew about aliens (Kree and Skrull) why did they wait until Thor's appearance to start making weapons?

In Captain Marvel a number of people witness aliens on Earth and experience the power and danger they can cause including some key SHIELD characters (Coulson, and Fury to name 2). However, SHIELD ...
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Can Captain Marvel break the fourth wall?

In Captain Marvel it would appear as if Carol can break the fourth wall. First, we have the "knowing smile" she gives after Stan Lee's cameo in the film which directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck ...
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How did Doctor Strange see the winning outcome in Avengers: Infinity War?

In Doctor Strange we see that the Masters of the Mystic Arts can see into the past and the future, and we know that the Ancient One was able to see into the future as well, but only up to her death. ...
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Who is this Marvel female character from an “Avenge the Fallen” poster?

Who is this woman? She appears on the Marvel "Avenge the Fallen" poster below.
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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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Can Thor's Stormbreaker break Captain America's Shield? [closed]

Captain America's shield is supposed to be made out of the hardest metal on Earth and that triggers my doubt as to whether Stormbreaker can break it. Can Thor's Stormbreaker break Captain America's ...
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Were Carol's potential new suit colour schemes references to anything?

In Captain Marvel we see Monica playing around with Carol's suit to change the colour scheme. She goes through 4 or 5 of them before eventually deciding to copy Monica's t-shirt colour scheme and go ...
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Are there groups of good Skrulls? [duplicate]

This is a question about the comics - as it relates to the Captain Marvel 2019 movie. My understanding of the Marvel comic history (which is admittedly limited) is that Skrulls are evil conquerors. ...
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How did Monica know how to operate Carol's “designer”?

In Captain Marvel, we see Monica doing "fashion designing" for her aunt Carol. What's strange is that how does a kid with nil exposure to Kree tech know how to operate the "designer device". It could ...
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Doomed, ultrapowerful character from the Marvel comic book “The Defenders” late 70's era

Plot Details/Summary The character was part of a multiple issue story arc of The Defenders. The character in question was a young male, probably a teenager. I'm a little fuzzy on his exact power(s), ...