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What's the meaning of “411 on the late-night drop box”?

Nick Fury walks up behind Captain Marvel: Nick Fury: Uh, I'd like to ask you some questions. Maybe give you the 411 on the late-night drop box. Could I see some identification, please? What's ...
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Could Cap have gotten​ Thor's armour too?

In Avengers: Endgame, when Cap managed to wield Mjölnir and manipulate lightning, did that mean that Cap could have theoretically used the armour that Thor himself summons when using his hammer? As ...
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Is it canon that Tony Stark was born as Natasha Stark in Earth-3490?

It's known that Captain America and Iron Man are married in Earth-3490 - see this article. The article further claims that Stark is born as a woman named Natasha and not as Tony. The Natasha ...
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Did Thanos survive the Titan battle because he is a very powerful being?

Question: Did Thanos survive the Titan battle because he is a very powerful being? Or was it because he had help from the infinity stones? To be more exact, I was just curious as to how Thanos ...
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What Would Be the Best Order to Read These X-Men Epic Collections? [closed]

In order to keep this as a short list, I am keeping this just to the Marvel Epic Collections, and only the X-Men related books: X-Men, X-Force, X-Factor, The New Mutants, Excalibur, & Wolverine ...
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Which Nebula made it back to the present?

Did older Nebula kill younger Nebula or was it vice versa? Based on this quote of her talking to Thanos after they jump back from their mission into the past, Thank you, Father. They suspected ...
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Why did Cap say, “About what we were saying”?

Banner says to group of kids, who just clicked photos with him: Banner: Listen to your mom. She knows better. Captain America: About what we were saying. Banner: Right. The whole time ...
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Why did Black Widow say, “Please”?

War Machine: It's definitely Barton. What he's done here...what he's been doing for the last few years. I mean, the scene that he left. I gotta tell you, there's a part of me that doesn't even ...
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What is the meaning of “wiped my face with a planet”?

In Avengers: Endgame (2019), Tony Stark says about Thanos: Tony Stark: I didn't fight him. No, he wiped my face with a planet... while the Bleecker Street magician gave away the store. What is ...
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Has Karma Ever Removed Her Metal Leg?

I was largely curious of this because I know very little of the character after she got her prosthetic leg. I was just curious, has she ever been shown to remove it? If so, for what purpose?
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What is that Skrull's signal to Carol?

In the end of Captain Marvel (2019), Carol left C-53 and greets Skrull's spaceship: What is that Skrull's signal to Carol ?
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Why did it take so long for Wade Willson’s mutation to trigger?

In the Deadpool film we see Wade endure different tactics to try and trigger his mutation, each more sadistic than the last. Why did it take basically suffocating him for his Mutant genes to activate ...
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Was Liberty Island Jean Grey's first mission?

One of the main reasons I got to thinking about this is due to what happens in the gift shop fight. First off, she seems to jump slightly when Cyclops orders her and Storm to back up so he can blast ...
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Is the Juggernaut immortal by default?

Originally, I was going to ask "How old is Cain Marco as the Juggernaut?" Then I got to thinking... technically speaking, Cain was always seen as Charles older half/step brother (depending on the ...
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Where does Thor get his hammer when he's not using it?

Does anyone know where Thor gets his hammer when he's not using it? The sky? A storage place in Asgard?
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Are Ego and the Ego Gem related somehow?

I know this is kind of a silly question, but "Ego" and "Ego Gem" are pretty similar.
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What happened to the Collector in Infinity War?

In Avengers: Infinity War we see Thanos using the Reality Stone to manipulate the scene in the Collector's establishment on Knowhere. While Gamora's initial impression was that The Collector was held ...
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Why wasn't Loki injured in the opening scene of Infinity War?

During the opening scene of Avengers: Infinity War we see Loki completely uninjured as if he wasn't present on the ship of which we know that he was. Why wasn't he injured like Heimdall, Thor, and the ...
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Who else has stopped the “Unstoppable” Juggernaut in battle?

Contrary to his moniker, Cain Marko (The Unstoppable Juggernaut)n_has_ been literally "stopped" cold before. True, it's usually by some INHUMANELY POWERFUL beings, but that goes without saying. The ...
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Is Matt Murdock's Daredevil persona still public knowledge in the comics?

This is in the comic continuity, not the TV show, but at one point, Matt Murdock was outed as Daredevil. I know he turned down an invitation to the Avengers because of it, recommending Ronin to serve ...
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what are the canonical differences in Power in Marvels famous [non-magic] Fire heroes [Fire Star, Sun Fire, & the Human Torch]?

PyroKenisis or Fire generation & manipulation of heat is a fairly common power in the Marvel Universe, even when not counting the magical Heaven or Hell fire from beings like Ghost Rider. Of the ...
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What are Apocalypse's original mutant powers, and what abilities did he gain from the Celestial technology?

I was always a bit uncertain of the difference between the two. I checked around, and got some good ideas, but nothing concrete. Most followed the format (or at least, maintained the same level of ...
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What superheroes have worked for the Daily Bugle in the comics?

Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man, quite famously worked for the Daily Bugle. However, upon doing research for another question I found out that Carol Danvers, before she was aware that she was Ms Marvel, ...
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How true to the comics is Mysterio's portrayal in “Spider-Man: Far From Home”?

I have a lot of nostalgia around Mysterio based on old Spider-Man games that I used to play, and have always had the impression of him as one of Spider-Man's oldest and most challenging enemies, but I ...
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How does Rogue from the X-Men fly?

This has been a question which has bothered me for some time, as a subset of "various types of flight" in the Marvel comics. Among the X-Men specifically, it's a ubiquitous ability, mostly held by ...
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Why didn't Nick Fury call Captain Marvel instead of Spider-Man?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Peter Parker asks Nick Fury why he approached him of all heroes to help deal with the threat of the Elementals against Earth's very existence: Peter: Sir, come on, ...
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Jean Grey's last act in “Dark Phoenix” and “Days of Future Past”

In X-Men: Days of Future Past we see that at the end when Logan 'wakes up' he meets Jean Grey (surprised she's alive, but she is nevertheless). This is fine as presumably they've altered the timeline ...
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How did Captain America return to the original timeline in Avengers: Endgame and how did he put the stones back? [duplicate]

We know that at the end of Avengers: Endgame Steve Rogers returned the Infinity Stones and Mjolnir to their correct timeline. After that he created ANOTHER alternate timeline to spend another life ...
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How come Captain America is still alive?

In Avengers: Endgame Captain America is fighting Thanos, he's almost dead, his suit is tattered, his shield is almost broken, and at the end he's still alive! Iron Man only wields the Stones but Why ...
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Are the Watchers able to break the fourth wall?

In the Marvel universe, some characters have been depicted to possess the knowledge that they are comic book characters and/or are able to break the fourth wall and talk directly to the readers, the ...
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What is the name of the event that reversed the effects of Thanos' Snap?

What do you call it when everyone I remember is was called something like "Bliss". This event was seen in action in Spider-Man: Far From Home.
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In Asmus' “Gambit” run, who or what could have made Joelle immortal?

The 2012-2013 run of Gambit, by James Asmus and Clay Mann, introduced Joelle, a lady thief, counterpart and love interest of Gambit. Throughout the chapters it's shown that something is definitely ...
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Who actually is Black Widow's pair?

I was going through a lot of Marvel questions, and I read that Hawkeye and Black Widow were a couple but then another person says Captain America and Black Widow were a couple. And I always thought ...
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Is the MCU origin for the "Avengers” name consistent with the comics?

At the end of Captain Marvel, it's suggested that Nick Fury conceived the name for his new crack squad of superheroes from the nickname on the side of Carol Danvers' plane from her US Air Force days: ...
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Was Uatu ever reinstated as a Watcher?

According to Marvel.com, Uatu was: Eventually reinstated into the Watchers at some point after his expulsion. Did this actually happen in the comics? The page seems to be years out of date (not ...
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Does Marvel have a designated gender-swapped universe in the comics?

A Marvel universe, Earth-TRN454, is shown in the animated series Ultimate Spider-Man (Earth-12041) where Spider-Man is Spider-Girl (Petra Parker). It is revealed that this universe is gender-swapped ...
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Why didn't Thanos slaughter half of the trees? [duplicate]

I do not recall the forests thinning by half in either Avengers: Infinity War or Avengers: Endgame. For that matter, I do not recall half the plants vanishing (like grasses, vines and shrubs). What's ...
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How could Thanos survive this attack?

At the end of Avengers: Infinity War, Thor delivered a mortal chest wound to Thanos with Stormbreaker. Thanos survived long enough to 'make the Snap', ending half of all life in the universe before he ...
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What was the first officially confirmed Easter Egg to occur in an MCU movie?

What was the first Easter Egg to appear in a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie? Looking for answers that are confirmed by the writers/directors/etc. to be Easter Eggs.
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Was Doctor Strange Marvel's version of Mandrake, the Magician?

I recently relived my youth by watching the Defenders of the Earth series. I know Mandrake, the Magician predates Doctor Strange, did Stan Lee ever talk about the character being an influence on the ...
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Are the Infinity Gauntlets from Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Infinity War the same?

Following the answer to the question: Has Marvel commented on the extra Infinity Gauntlet?, Feige confirmed that: "There are two different gloves. That was not Odin’s vault that you see at the end."...
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Why wasn't Captain America eating in the end of The Avengers?

In the Shawarma scene, everyone is seen eating except Captain America. Why isn't he eating?
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Has any version of Marvel's Black Panther ever been able to actually turn into a Were-Panther form?

I know I saw this somewhere, possibly in another reality outside of 616. In that version, T'Challa (the Black Panther) seemed to "shift" into a humanoid panther form, very similar to Wolfbane's "mid ...
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Does the Beyonder know about the Beyonder race? If not, why?

Noticed it wasn’t answered in my other Beyonder related question. Does the Beyonder know about the Beyonder race? If not, why?
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What is the connection between the Beyonder race and classic Beyonder?

I’ve read comic books with pre retcon Beyonder, as well as some with the race of Beyonders, and in one, it references there being ‘ a child unit from the secret wars ‘ who was one. They both come from ...
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What are canon feats showing Blue Marvel's maximum strength, speed and energy output?

Adam Brashear has been shown to be able to keep physical pace with some of the strongest beings in Marvel, including the likes of Hulk and Sentry. I was wondering if there were any canon scans or ...
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Could the Infinity Stones be used to achieve anything? [duplicate]

Thanos’ whole aim was to get the Infinity Stones in order to remove half the living beings in the universe at the snap of a finger, but, is this all the Gauntlet and Stones are able to do. For ...
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How did Thanos destroy the Infinity Stones?

In Avengers: Endgame, we can see Thanos claiming to have destroyed the Stones: NATASHA ROMANONFF: Where are the Stones? THANOS: Gone. Reduced to atoms. BRUCE BANNER: You used them two ...
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Are only the bones in Wolverine's skeleton adamantium?

I was discussing this with a colleague at work, and we couldn't find any definitive answers. Are, for example, the joints in Wolverine still regular ones, or are they covered in adamantium as well? ...
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How does time work in “Avengers: Endgame”?

We know thanks to the Ancient One's explanation in Avengers: Endgame that when an Infinity Stone is removed from its own timeline and goes to the past or future, that an alternate reality is created. ...