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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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Who owns the rights to Kingpin?

I used to think that Disney-owned Marvel had a pretty clear-cut claim to Wilson Fisk, featuring him in Daredevil since 2015. However, just a few months ago he appeared in Spider-Verse (brought to you ...
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In Marvel Comics, what material is the Infinity Gauntlet itself made out of?

The Infinity Gauntlet is the way that Thanos and others have wielded the six Infinity Stones. In comics, it looks like this: In the comics universe (not the Marvel Cinematic Universe), what material ...
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What “person” is Ebony Maw referring to?

In Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Ebony Maw says to Doctor Strange, who wears necklace with Time Stone on it: In all the time I've served Thanos...I have never failed him. If I were to reach our ...
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Which characters are present in Dr. Strange's Tarot Deck?

I found these two images by accident while reading about Tarot. And From the wikis it seems like at some point Dr. Strange was using a Tarot deck to distribute tasks among some Marvel heroes. In ...
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Why Hulk Wasn't Helping In Avengers: Infinity War [on hold]

If you have seen Avengers: Infinity War you will know Hulk is acting strange, the exact reason is unknown, but I have 3 theories that could be true: Remember when in Thor: Ragnarok Hulk says "Earth ...
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What are the names of these X-Men? [duplicate]

Recently while re-watching Deadpool 2 I realized how blatantly unaware I am of any of the names of X-Men especially in this scene. Could somebody name these X-Men ...
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What are the star-shaped structures on Titan?

In Avengers: Infinity War movie, we saw Thanos' planet Titan. In this image, you can see star-shaped structures floating in the air (which actually seem like a signature feature of Titan). They ...
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Which actor would make a new good Agent of SHIELD starting from the first Iron Man? [closed]

I have a few actors here to choose from: Jeremy Shamos, Damian Young, Edward Norton and Micheal Keaton. I'm aiming for the younger versions of these guys. If my outline were to become a movie, I ...
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Was Thanos immune to the annihilation wave? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War Thanos was building the Infinity Gauntlet to annihilate half of the living beings. Was he immune to the annihilation, or unleashing it was for Thanos like pulling the ...
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What does it mean by “I'm going too”?

In Avengers Infinity War (2018), on a weak signal, Pepper Potts calls Iron Man, who is on a spaceship: Pepper Potts: Come back here right now. Come back. Friday: Boss, we're losing her. I'm ...
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Why did Wong say “Attachment to the material is detachment from the spiritual”?

In Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Doctor Strange and Wong step down stairs: Doctor Strange: Seriously, you don't have any money? Wong: Attachment to the material is detachment from the ...
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Wouldn't the Scarlet Witch still be in the process of destroying the Mind Stone after Thanos turns back time?

When Thanos uses the Time Stone to reverse time in order to get the Mind Stone from Vision, the Scarlet Witch should have still been standing in the same spot and would have been firing her energy ...
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Why are the Captain Marvel trailers portraying the Kree as heroic? [closed]

Here's what we know about the Kree so far in the MCU: From Guardians of the Galaxy, we've got Ronan, a warrior who's the villain because he upholds the ancient traditions of his people, and sees ...
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Has The Trapster Ever Used His Paste-Gun to Try and Suffocate Someone?

Was largely just curious, because apparently, the character has made various versions of his Paste-Gun and various adhesives to shoot. Any feedback from any medium is acceptable.
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Why are HYDRA agents so committed that they nearly always chomp a suicide pill when defeated?

In the Marvel movies Captain America and S.H.I.E.L.D. are opposed by the evil society HYDRA. Whenever a HYDRA agent is defeated or captured, they (almost) without fail chomp a suicide pill and utter ...
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What sound mitigation techniques has the Venom symbiote attempted?

Disclaimer: I've been watching clips of the Venom movie on YouTube, so I know essentially nothing about the character. It seems that Venom is susceptible to sound and to fire. I'm particularly ...
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Is Thanos immortal? [closed]

I don’t think I have seen or read anything implying Thanos couldn’t be killed, which begs the question: Why didn’t Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Spider-Man, Star Lord, Mantis and Nebula simply kill Thanos ...
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How come the Tesseract was with Von Strucker? [duplicate]

If the Tesseract was in Asgard after the Avengers (Thor took it along with Loki) how come Von Strucker had it at the end of Captain America: The Winter Soldier? Even more at the end of Thor: The Dark ...
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Can Killmonger's gold Black Panther suit absorb kinetic energy?

In the MCU, can Killmonger's gold Black Panther suit absorb kinetic energy from Iron Man's missiles and repulsor blasts? In general can Killmonger's gold suit absorb regular kinetic energy, like T'...
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Loki/Thor fiction - Time travel Thor fights alongside his earlier self

In December, I read a story where, after Loki's death at Thanos' hand, Thor traveled back in time. It starts with past!Thor fighting Loki at the Bifrost, then future!Thor joins in. They are both ...
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Why does Pilgrim kill this character?

In Marvel's The Punisher season 2 episode 3 after the shootout at Larkville county Why did he kill her? Was that because she messed up (and more than one time) or he disapproved her plan or what?
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What is the first appearance of the X-Men jet?

I'm looking for the first appearance of the X-Men jet that looked similar to the SR-71 Blackbird. I already tried googling for it, but it seems to be a very polluted keyword.
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What happened to Red Skull after Thanos gained the Soul Stone in Avengers: Infinity War? [duplicate]

Red Skull had survived his encounter with the Space Stone in Captain America: The First Avenger after all and was transported to Vormir to become Keeper of the Soul Stone. What happened to him after ...
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Where were these characters during the Battle of Wakanda in Infinity War?

Although it isn't clear whether W'Kabi and Nakia were is there any information regarding their whereabouts when Proxima Midnight and Cull Obsidian led the Outriders' attack on Wakanda?
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Why was the Kree's kill switch so weak?

Thousands of years ago, Kree experimented on primitive humans to create first Inhuman Warriors. Later, the program was abandoned and some Kree Reapers were put in stasis to forever orbit the solar ...
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Who are these characters shown in Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer?

In the recently released Spider-Man: Far from Home trailer there are some new unknown characters. I already know there is: but who are the others? Are these characters mentioned in comics? What are ...
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What does this inscription on the Infinity Gauntlet mean?

I was recently re-watching Avengers: Infinity War and I noticed that when Spider-Man, Ironman, Dr. Strange and the GoTG try to pull the gauntlet off of Thanos' hand, there is some sort of inscription ...
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Could Rocket revive Groot by replanting a piece of Thor's axe handle? [closed]

In Avengers: Infinity War we see that but Thor's axe handle Could Rocket replant a piece of the axe handle and raise a new Groot?
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Who is the 'BFP' on Peter's suitcase?

The Spider-Man: Far from Home trailer is out. One thing that I clearly noticed in the trailer was the initials on the suitcase Peter is carrying-"BFP". Who is BFP? I guess it should be Uncle Ben, ...
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I thought Nick Fury went off the grid?

After seeing him and Maria in the Avengers: Infinity War post credits scene, and seeing him again in the recent Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer, I was a bit confused. At the end of Captain America: ...
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Who is this half Thor, half Iron Man dude in the Spiderman: Far From Home trailer?

In the new Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer, Jake Gyllenhaal is introduced as a new character. He seems to play a character who appears to be a hero; Who is this ...
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Is “Spider-Man: Far From Home” set before or after “Avengers: Endgame”?

The trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home has just been released: With Tom Holland being in this film it gives some interesting insight into what might happen in ...
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Why didn’t Ego collect the Infinity Stones to make the entire universe like himself?

Ego was alone in ALL of the universe for millions of years as he began to learn without being taught by any older being (that’s odd in itself, but not the question I'd like an answer to at this point ...
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Why Doesn't Storm Get More Creative With Her Elemental Powers [closed]

Since electromagnetism and electricity are the same force, why haven't we ever seen Storm bend metal via ferromagnetism manipulation? I've always been curious by this and why hasn't she performed this ...
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Why did Charles keep Shaw immobile?

Charles clearly understands that Erik is preparing to kill Shaw with the coin, and is emphatically trying to telepathically talk him out if it. When Charles realizes he is about to fail at this, why ...
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Did Thanos exclude certain alien races from the snap? [duplicate]

As far as I know, Thanos killed half of a number of alien species before he got the six Infinity Stones and did the rest. The races include: Gamora's species Nebula's species The other children of ...
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Why is Hulk enormous in “Old Man Logan”?

Apart from being villanous, Hulk has two (though likely related) main differences from usual version of Hulk: He shows monstrous strength even in his human form and he is also freakishly big in his ...
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Comic story arc/issue where Deadpool is eaten by zombies and the zombies all turn into Deadpool clones

I vaguely recall the details of a Deadpool comic book issue I read around 4-5 years ago. Here are a few details I remember: Deadpool eats a load of chimichangas during a zombie apocalypse and ...
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How did they capture all of the Symbiotes in the Venom movie?

At the start of the movie, they are already in the spaceship with the Symbiotes. So how were they able to capture the Symbiotes in the first place?
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Has Blob Ever Been Shown to Be Injured by Electrocution?

One of the main reasons I have started to wonder about this recently, is I can't find any instances of this happening, although I imagine that there are several characters who could use electrocution ...
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Identifying the writing inside T'Challa's shoes in this scene

Following up on the question asked here, what does the inscription inside the shoes mean?
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When is Runaways set?

I always thought Runaways was set roughly concurrent with the main MCU films and shows airing around the same time. However, in Runaways S02E08, we see the following line: STACY: There really is ...
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What is the movie referenced in Black Panther with the “automatic shoes”?

In Black Panther before T'Challa goes on his mission to capture/kill Klaue he visits Shuri for some new tech. Here she gives him some "automatic shoes": She then says the following: Shuri: Try ...
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Doctor Strange (2016), was the time loop connected to his death?

In the "Dormammu, I've Come To Bargain" scene, was the time loop keyed to restart immediately after Strange died or was it simply set to start again after a set period of time, perhaps a few minutes?
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How does the *in-universe* Marvel Comics handle sensitive information like secret identities?

I know that Marvel Comics, the company, exists within the Marvel universe, and that they publish authorized biographical comics about the "real" superheroes that live in that universe. But the comics ...
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Are Spiderman's Web Shooters Biological or Artificial? [duplicate]

I am confused. I thought Spiderman's ability to shoot web was through biologically built-in nodules in his wrists due to the mutations that happened when he was bitten by the spider. But then in MCU ...
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Are all of the new heroes in Infinity War classed as Avengers?

I realise that almost every MCU superhero — Doctor Strange, for example — is in the movie titled "Avengers: Infinity War". Does that mean that all of the new superheroes are now classed as an ...
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What are Karate Kid's abilities and are they similar to Deadpool's?

Does anyone know any more details about Karate kid from DC? I posted this pic of him fighting Marvel's Deadpool and noticed there are similarities in that both heroes have some hidden abilities. I ...
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How fast does the web fluid exit Spider-Man's web shooters?

As I was watching Spider-Man swing and grab, swing and grab, as he traveled post haste across the big screen, I thought his commute time was quite impressive. How fast does the web fluid exit from ...
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Does Doctor Strange know about the creation/creator of the Infinity Stones?

Who created the Infinity Stones/how did they come into existence? Doctor Strange has the Time Stone, so does he know about it? Also does he know about all of the Infinity Stones that exist?