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Questions tagged [marvel-cinematic-universe]

For questions about the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), the media franchise and shared fictional universe that is centred on a series of superhero films, independently produced by Marvel Studios and based on characters that appear in publications by Marvel Comics. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag and any relevant film tags, e.g. [iron-man-2].

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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 unkhown 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? [on hold]

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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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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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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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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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?
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What relationship is there between the Tesseract in MCU and the mathematical object?

(Title inspired by What relationship is there between tesseracts in A Wrinkle in Time and the mathematical object?) Why is the Tesseract called "the Tesseract"? Is it really 4-dimensional? Related, ...
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Why is Hawkeye using a sword instead of bow and arrows? [closed]

In the Avengers: Endgame trailer, Hawkeye is using a sword instead of bow and arrows. Why?
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Why does Captain Marvel not age between the events of Captain Marvel and Avengers: Endgame? [closed]

We know that Captain Marvel is going to cast on screen in Avengers: Endgame and there are no reports that she is going to be old in the movie. She doesn't have a de-aging 'property' according to the ...
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What was the significance of these kids, if any?

At the beginning of Runaways season 2, the parents are called by the police, who have supposedly found their kids. Of course, it's the wrong group. However, this other group of children is extremely ...
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Thanos' Second Gauntlet [duplicate]

So at the end of Age of Ultron, during the post credit scene, we see Thanos grab a gauntlet (not sure from where) and says "Fine, I'll do it myself" or something like that, he puts on the gauntlet, ...
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What is Groot's body made of?

There have been questions such as "what species is Groot" but what I'm wondering is what exactly he is. He appears obviously to be simply wood, but he is an alien creature not from Earth and never ...
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Any significance of “Endgame” in Avengers 4 title according to comics?

Avengers 4 title Avengers: Endgame was a long kept secret and it was said it can spoil the Infinity Wars: But how? How come this title was so big deal? Is this title ...
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Who are all these superheros in Avengers: Endgame poster?

Recently I got my hands on IGN's Avengers: Endgame poster, which they made themselves: I can identify majority of them but not all. Who are all these 13 superheroes?
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Are the Kree the good guys?

In the new Captain Marvel trailer, when asked by Nick Fury about Krees, Carol Danvers answers that they are a race of 'noble warrior heroes'. But in Guardians of the Galaxy, Ronan, who was a Kree, was ...
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Would a Jabari ruler of Wakanda take on the mantle of Black Panther?

If a Jabari challenger for the Wakandan crown had won in the ritual combat and been made ruler, would they still receive visions and power of the panther goddess Bast, or from their own Gorilla deity,...
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How did Kraglin end up with Yondu Udonta's prototype fin?

We saw Quill give Kraglin Yondu's repaired arrow, and we saw Yondu's funeral during which Yondu was wearing his prototype fin as he seemed to disolve into bright bits of color and streamed into the ...
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What is the in universe relationship between the Asgardians and Nordic cultures?

In real life Nordic mythology, Thor and Odin are deities, similar to the Greek gods or the Roman gods. In the MCU and other Marvel media, Thor, Loki, Odin and other Asgardians are occasionally ...
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Why would Black Widow use taser on a guy with Infinity Stones?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Black Widow uses taser on Thanos. Maybe, she didn't know that Thanos was more powerful than the Hulk, but she definitely knew about the Infinity Stones. What made her think ...
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Does Samuel L. Jackson exist in the MCU? [duplicate]

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Ned has a LEGO Death Star. Additionally, in Captain America: Civil War, Peter references The Empire Strikes Back. This means that Star Wars exists in the MCU. One example ...
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Why didn't Doctor Strange check this before he created a portal to Norway?

In Thor: Ragnarok movie, Doctor Strange consulted a book to check if the portal spell required any Asgardian modification. Why didn't he also check for Jotun modification as Loki is actually a frost ...
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Is the Black Sky unique or are there many Black Skys?

In season 1 of Daredevil, But then in season 2, and then in the Defenders So which one is it?
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How did Surtur learn that Odin was not on Asgard?

It was Loki who moved Odin out of Asgard. He was clever enough that no Asgardian but him knew. Even Thor learned the fact from Surtur. How did Surtur learn this fact?
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How did Thanos travel from place to place?

In Avengers: Infinity War Thanos was able to travel through what looked like some sort of worm hole or portal. What allowed him to do this? And what is the mechanism ...
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Are there any differences in deaths between the comic series (The Inifinity Gauntlet) and the film (Avengers: Infinity War)

Both in the comic book series The Infinity Gauntlet and its film adaptation Avengers: Infinity Wars does Thanos Are there any differences in deaths between the two events? I'm primarily interested ...
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Why does Heimdall send Hulk back instead of Thor? [duplicate]

In the opening scene, Heimdall sends Hulk back to earth. But I can't understand why he would do this over sending Thor back to earth or anyone else. He cares more about Thor than the Hulk. I am not ...
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How could someone survive in the Quantum Realm?

In Ant-Man and the Wasp, how did Do they explain it in the movie?
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How did Thanos beat Hulk so easily?

Being that Hulk gets stronger when he gets angrier, how was Thanos able to knock Hulk out with such ease and why did Hulk not get more angry and increase his strength when fighting Thanos? From what I ...
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Did Stan Lee finish his cameo shooting for the upcoming Avengers 4 movie?

Now that Stan Lee is dead, I am wondering if I'll be able to see his legendary cameo in the upcoming Avengers 4 movie. Did he finish shooting for it?
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What is the “big wooden fork” a reference to?

When Thor and Korg are at the weapons rack preparing to for Thor's fight against the Grand Master's champion we have the following scene. In it Korg offers up a "big wooden fork" as a weapon to use ...
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Why didn't Doctor Strange die in space in the movie Avengers Infinity War?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Ebony Maw trapped Doctor Strange and took him to space along with the unexpected guests Tony Stark and Peter Parker in a 'donut' like spaceship. To save Doctor Strange ...
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What happened to Thor's shoulder wound in Thor: Ragnarok?

At the end of Thor: Ragnarok, after Thor becomes Electric Thor, there is a short scene where Thor tells Loki that the Surtur Crown/Flame is needed. Within 2-3 minutes, the scene after of Thor and ...
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What happens to Red Skull after Thanos gets the Soul Stone?

Presumably, the massive sacrificial altar and a guide like the Red Skull is no longer needed once someone obtains the Soul Stone. So what happens to the Red Skull?
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Can Thor not sense other superpowered beings?

From Avengers: Infinity War: Quill: Wait, what kinda weapon are we talking about here? Thor: The Thanos-killing kind. Quill: Don't you think that we should all have a weapon like that?...
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Why Black Order is so devoted to Thanos, even if they can also be randomly killed?

In film Avengers: Infinity War we see that all members of the Black Order If so - why are they helping him? When Thanos Does Thanos ensure that the Black Order will be omitted by his actions or are ...
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What exactly is Venom (2018)'s relationship with Marvel, Disney, and the MCU?

As many know, the rights to certain Marvel film properties are not owned by Disney, but by Sony Pictures. In particular, this includes the characters of Spider-Man and Venom. Now, we all know that ...
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How did Thor know to go to Wakanda?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thor gets Stormbreaker, and uses it to summon the Bifrost, bringing him, Rocket and Groot to Wakanda to fight Thanos' troops. But how did Thor know that they were in Wakanda,...
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What beings are included in Thanos' culling? [duplicate]

I've seen a few threads on whether or not Thanos would have been able to defeat Dormammu in single combat. It seems to be mostly speculation, but it got me thinking. Did Dormammu have a 50/50 chance ...
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What determines the number of Fists a person has?

Clearly, Danny has a single Iron Fist, from the moment he was granted it. He only ever uses a hand, and the same hand, to manifest the Fist. However, when . he ends up with Clearly, there's no "...
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How was Mary fighting human forces?

Mary Walker apparently was present at where (apparently) she experienced the trauma that caused her DID. The show talks as if she was in a battle with human (or at least flesh and blood) Sokovian ...
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What does the color of the Iron Fist mean?

In the Iron Fist TV show, the main character Danny Rand is the Iron Fist, the protector of the legendary city K'un L'un. As such, he can concentrate his energy in his fist, which then glows yellow and ...