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What image did Odin in the MCU have about the inhabitants of Midgard (Earth)?

I was just watching some episodes of Marvel's Avengers Assemble and a question came to mind. In one of the episodes​, Odin argues with Thor about his stay on Earth and his liking for company with ...
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Why did they send Ward in to capture Lorelei?

In Agents of Shield, Coulson's team tries to capture Lorelei with the help of Lady Sif. They knew going in that she can control men, so why didn’t they send a team of women instead of sending in men ...
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What was the relationship between Tony Stark and Jarvis? [duplicate]

I have seen in MCU that Tony named his AI as JARVIS. And then later as the story progressed, in Avengers: Endgame one could see when Tony and Steve went back in time, Jarvis was with Howard, working ...
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Why didn't the Hulk have an obedience disc?

In Thor: Ragnarok most prisoners, Thor included had one. Why not the Hulk? How were they able to make him submit and even get a haircut?
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Estimated population of Atlantis in Marvel Comics

While acquainting myself with the war between Atlantis and Wakanda, I found myself wondering what the population of Atlantis is. Any and every scan relevant to the discussion irrespective of the time ...
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An Iron Fist villain from the 1970s (maybe still current) who wants to absorb/steal the power of the Iron fist technique?

Summary/Plot I remember reading an Iron Fist comic in the late 1970s where Iron Fist (Danny Rand) squares off against a similarly-clad opponent. This enemy has a similar mask and skin-tight outfit ...
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Where were the Avengers during “Doctor Strange”?

So recently, I rewatched the Doctor Strange movie. And since then, I am wondering where were the Avengers (or any other superheroes in MCU) during the events of the Doctor Strange movie?
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Has Mjolnir ever been used “as a tool to build”? [duplicate]

In the MCU movie Thor, Odin says that Thor's hammer "has no equal as a weapon to destroy, or as a tool to build." We see it used as a weapon plenty of times throughout the MCU's run, but I don't ...
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Why is this character dead in Endgame? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Endgame when they use the Stones to kill Thanos and all of his forces, several things happen, that if they really just killed Thanos would not have happened. Thanos is from the past, and ...
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Why didn't Vision defend himself against Thanos?

In Avengers: Infinity War when Thanos reversed time and brought Vision back to life, he rips the stone out without any resistance. This seems quite odd to me noting that each time Corvus Glaive ...
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Are Cull Obsidian and Corvus Glaive biological brothers in the MCU?

Cull Obsidian (Black Dwarf) and Corvus Glaive are biologically brothers in the comics, Earth-616, but it's not clear if this holds true in the MCU as well, especially with a name change. Things like ...
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Is Thanos' plan really all that balanced? [duplicate]

I have a dumb question. But it bothers me: Thanos' plan is to destroy half of all life in the universe. And not only that but he applies the ratio 0.5 to each planet individually. So: U = number of ...
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What language does Cull Obsidian speak?

In Avengers: Infinity War Cull Obsidian responds verbally to his mates but it seems hard to comprehend. At least for me I have no clue as to what he says. What were his responses or what language does ...
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What color is Vision in the MCU?

In the MCU, Vision first appears in Avengers: Age of Ultron. To me, his synthetic skin in the face area looks red to me. In the comics, Vision is clearly red. However, I have heard others call him ...
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When did the Asgardians become aliens instead of gods? [duplicate]

On reading the old Journey into Mystery comics, where Thor first appeared, it is not evident that the Asgardians are aliens. As far as the audience can tell, they are simply the Norse gods of myth. ...
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Were there any casualties in Thor's fight in London?

During Thor: The Dark World, Thor and Malekeith engage in a fight that destroys part of London. But in Captain America: Civil War, it wasn't listed amongst the causality list that Secretary Ross was ...
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Why didn't Doctor Strange use a portal to kill Thanos? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War we see Wong use a portal to cut Cull Obsidian's hand off. It is generally assumed that Doctor Strange could do the same. Eliminating the fact that Doctor Strange saw the 14 ...
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Why didn't the Black Order attack Thor in the Battle of Wakanda?

In the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War we see the Black Order overcome Thor from a most likely earlier battle. But when he returns they don't even seem to attack him at all even though he runs ...
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Did Emil Blonsky have access to the same serum as Bruce Banner?

Was the 'super soldier serum' that was injected into Emil Blonsky and Bruce Banner (by himself just before he was subjected to gamma radiation) the same serum or were they different in some way?
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Could the Infinity Stones destroyed by Thanos be recreated using the Infinity Stones collected from the past?

In the movie Avengers: Endgame, before the Avengers used the Quantum Realm machine to return each Infinity Stone back to its original timeline, could they have used Tony Stark's Infinity Gauntlet to ...
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Where does the mustache go during the transformation? [duplicate]

In the past late 2000s/early 2010s, the villainous character of Red Hulk was brought to the Marvel comics universe, to mixed reception. Later on, it was revealed that this character was and man with ...
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Who is on the radio talking to/guiding the Falcon when Ant-Man goes to Avengers' HQ to steal Pym's prototype?

When Scott Lang goes to the supposedly SHIELD base to steal Hank Pym's prototype of a signal decoy, he finds out that it is now an Avengers' building. Falcon arrives as soon as Scott lands on the top ...
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Why didn't the Hulk fight Hela?

We see the Hulk fight against many beings in Thor: Ragnarok. After fighting Fenris he had the opportunity to fight with Thor and team against Hela but didn't. Why not?
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Who was Thor referring to when he said “or a genius”?

During the conversation between Thor and the Guardians of the Galaxy Thor began explaining his perspective of Thanos' quest for the Infinity Stones. He then told them that he (Thanos) must be going ...
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Why are there so many Dutch tilts in Thor?

I just rewatched the first film in the Thor franchise, and story-wise/performance-wise, it mostly holds up. However, I was also stricken by the sheer number of Dutch tilts in the film. Every scene ...
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Who is the scientist referenced in Thor that had all his stuff taken by SHIELD?

I’m rewatching Thor, and I wondered if any reference is made in Ant-Man or another movie to the scientist that had all his stuff taken by SHIELD? This comment happens right after all Jane’s equipment ...
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Did Yondu know Peter had “swapped” the orb?

At the end of Guardians of the Galaxy, Peter relinquishes the orb to Yondu. Peter tells Yondu not to open it, and Yondu obliges until curiosity gets the better of him. It's then revealed that he had ...
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Which Spider-Man movies do I have to watch in order to start watching MCU?

I have watched only first Tobey Maguire Spider-Man movie and no movies of Spider-Man and MCU other than that.
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What was Thor eating in “Avengers: Endgame”?

We see Thor laid back in the beginning of Avengers: Endgame. He seems to be chewing something. Any clues as to what it was?
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What did The Other mean when told Thanos “[the Tesseract] is located on a human world” - “a” human world, not “the” human world?

In a previous question, I asked about why many extra-terrestrials in the MCU seemed familiar with humans, even though Earth hadn't yet had a space faring civilization, and wondered about the origin of ...
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Why couldn't Doctor Strange stop Thanos on Titan? [duplicate]

After re-watching the Tony vs Thanos scene again, a thought came to mind and made me wonder. At no point did Doctor Strange ever pause time and simply deal with Thanos and proceed further. This would ...
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What would have happened if Thor went for the head? [closed]

Doctor Strange said that he saw 14,000,605 outcomes. It is safe to assume that he saw Thor going for the head. What would be the alternative outcome if he did aim Stormbreaker at Thanos' head?
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How did Loki regain the Scepter on the helicarrier?

How does Loki regain the Scepter on the helicarrier? It was in the lab and then he had it to kill Agent Coulson just as he was freed?
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How is Professor X still paralyzed and bald after X-Men Days of Future Past? [duplicate]

Wolverine was sent back in time and he changed the timeline. But if he changed the events of X-Men: First Class, Apocalypse, etc. then how did he get paralyzed and bald?
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Did the Wu-Tang Clan ever appear in the comics that they referenced?

The Wu-Tang Clan is one of the most prolific rap groups of all time. Their lyrics take inspiration from various sources, from martial arts films to comic books. Characters from Spider-Man to Doctor ...
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What made Loki think he is the rightful heir?

Here's one of the first dialogues between Odin and Loki in Thor: The Dark World: Odin: All this because Loki desires a throne. Loki: It is my birthright. Loki's mention of birthright made no ...
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Why did Hawkeye get the Soul Stone?

Soul Stone demanded a sacrifice. Hawkeye might have truly loved Black Widow, but he didn't sacrifice her. Black Widow actually Why did Hawkeye get the Soul Stone? Is this a plot hole?
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How did Carl Creel get his powers in Agents of Shield?

In the series is Carl Reel an Inhuman? Is his origin explained? In the comics the powers comes from Loki, but there is no mention of that in the TV series.
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What is the formula for Spider-Man's base web fluid?

In any incarnation where Peter's webs are non-organic, he basically engineers both the web formula, and the delivery system (the web shooters) that he can use to weaponize it. Most data on it says the ...
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Did Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield rendition) contribute, unintentionally and unwittingly, to Gwen's death?

Did Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield rendition, in The Amazing Spider-Man 2) contribute, unintentionally and unwittingly, to Gwen's death? Using physics and physical laws as proof, we know we can use ...
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Can Rogue's mutant siphoning power sustain her, or does she need to eat?

The X-Man Rogue's central ability is bio-energy absorption via tactile contact on her skin. Done for too long on another being, she can absorb their "life energy", and in the case of other super ...
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Is Mephisto susceptible to Holy Weapons in the Marvel Universe?

Though only familiar with him through Ghost Rider, Silver Surfer, and that atrocious Spider-Man story (Sorry; I know we can all go one more day without speaking on that), as a kid, I envisioned ...
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Has there ever been mention of economic crisis in Marvel comics?

In Marvel comics there has always been world destroying and world shattering events which effect the world in very tragic ways. But has there ever been a mention of the economic effects of these ...
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Does any Spider-Man villain other than Dr. Octopus and the Lizard have a PhD?

I am particularly curious about Norman Osborn. Any universe is fine, as long as you state about which universe you are answering for.
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Why didn't future Nebula receive the same kind of sync up/feedback to alert her to past Nebula's awareness?

In Avengers: Endgame, the way that Thanos was made aware of the Avengers' plans was because the Nebula from the past who was serving him somehow "synced up" with the future version of herself who was ...
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If Blade (the film version) were to procreate with a normal human, would the offspring gain his powers?

In the Blade movies, vampires can have "pure bloods" with other vampires, or create "newborns" via biting and transferring the vampiric virus to normal humans. Blade was a unique case, as his mother ...
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If lack of resources was the true motivation for MCU Thanos' mission, why didn't he just use the Infinity Gauntlet to make more? [duplicate]

Going completely off​ the Marvel Cinematic Universe Thanos motivation here, which is different, canonically, from that of comic book Thanos; the latter sought out the death of multiple trillions of ...
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Can other people touch Rogue?

In the X-Men franchise, Rogue's mutation is that she can absorb life-essence and Mutant powers through touch. But it only ever seems to be Rogue herself doing the touching, with her hands or ...
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Is Scarlet Witch a Strange-level sorceress, or an Omega-level mutant? [closed]

Looking for a definitive answer here. Originally, Wanda Maximoff's powers were said to "Alter probability to cause various effects." Then, with some study, she was able to use them to tap into ...
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Did Thanos use the full power of the Power Stone to punch Captain Marvel in “Avengers: Endgame”?

In Avengers: Endgame, in one of the final scenes, Captain Marvel overpowers Thanos in a hand-to-hand combat. Thanos had to pull the Power Stone out of the Gauntlet, and then punch her with the raw ...

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