Questions tagged [marvel-cinematic-universe]

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Why doesn't Carl Lumbly have a starring credit in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier?

In the 2021 MCU series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Carl Lumbly plays Isaiah Bradley, a super-soldier who fought during the Korean War. Lumbly is an established actor with decades of screen ...
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Whose superhero-themed shoes are the shoes shown in the S01E05 end credits?

In She-Hulk: Attorney at Law S01E05 "Mean, Green, and Straight Poured into These Jeans", Pug is looking to buy the new "Iron Man Three" shoes. In the end credits, Pug is showing (...
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What does "no new ground being broken" mean?

In Spider Man: No Way Home (2021), Happy startled Peter Parker, who speaking to MJ on phone: Happy: Wrap it up. You both like each other. We get it. Hang up. There's no new ground being broken. I ...
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Does the Easter Bunny have any canonical status as existing/not existing within the MCU?

Within the canon of the MCU, including the movies, comic books, tie-in novels, and animated series, is there any canonical information regarding the existence or non-existence of the Easter Bunny as ...
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What does "One shot, send them here" mean?

In a cave scene from Spider Man No Way Home (2021), Dr Strange gives a hand brace to Peter Parker: Dr Strange: One shot, send them here, move on. You're welcome. Get to work. Peter Parker: Sir? Dr ...
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What TV show is playing in the first episode of Ms. Marvel?

In the first episode, Kamala Khan gets home and lies on a sofa and watches the TV only to be interrupted by her mother's complaining about the material she is seeing. The image was flipped upside down ...
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Is there an in-universe reason in Marvel comics and the MCU that so many ancient gods came to Earth and intervened in human affairs?

In many Marvel stories, and now increasingly in the MCU, many gods and other figures from ancient human mythologies appear as extraterrestrials or creatures from other dimensions. Out-of-universe, the ...
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Has Hulk ever used this power in a battle before?

In "She-Hulk : Attorney at law", in the fight scene between Hulk and She-Hulk, Hulk does the power clap thing that knocks She-Hulk away. I wonder if he ever used that in a battle before ...
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Has Thor ever given his power to others the same way he did in Love & Thunder?

In "Thor: Love & Thunder", we saw Thor giving his powers to the kidnapped children for one time only to fight the shadow monsters. I was wondering if he ever given his powers before the ...
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What kind of fourth-wall breaking is this in "She-Hulk: Attorney at Law"?

In the first episode of She Hulk: Attorney at Law we have at least three instances where Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk breaks the fourth wall through narration and speaking or looking directly at the ...
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How many LMD's are currently operating in the Marvel universe?

As of the end of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 7, we see that However, in earlier seasons, we've seen LMDs (like a couple dozen Daisy Johnson LMDs) created by AIDA, and there were also LMDs of most ...
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What Marvel movies have a lead actor's spouse/significant other as a side role in the same movie?

In Thor: Love and Thunder, when describing Thor's love life, Korrg explains how Thor fell in love with a "swashbuckling pirate" among others. The pirate was played by Elsa Pataky, Chris ...
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Why didn't Thanos and the Avengers go to the realm of Eternity instead?

In Thor: Love and Thunder we get to know about the realm of Eternity and how it can grant one person a wish. Why didn't Thanos nor the Avengers go there to make their wish instead of collecting all ...
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Why did Gorr still want to kill Thor?

In Thor: Love & Thunder, Gorr the God Butcher goes on a mission to kill all gods after being betrayed by his own god, thinking that all gods are selfish and don't care about their people. He then ...
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Why didn't this happen to Captain America in Avengers: Endgame?

In Thor: Love and Thunder, we saw that In Avengers: Endgame, Captain America wielded Mjölnir, however that didn't happen to him (he retained his normal outfit). Why is this?
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Who exactly is "you" here?

In Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021), Aunt May stabs Norman with a green-colored syringe: GOBLIN: It didn't work. Norman was right. He got it from you, that pathetic sickness. Who exactly is "you&...
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How fast can the Mark 43 armor fly?

In Iron Man 3, Iron Man creates the Mark 42 Iron Man armor that is brought to Tony Stark via implants in his arms. During the movie, Stark takes the Mark 43 armor as he escapes from Aldritch Killian's ...
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Has there ever been a Marvel television show with a (consistent) opening intro with sung/spoken lyrics?

Marvel has a slew of television shows that it has released over the years, from MCU television shows more recently (Wandavision, Loki, Hawkeye, and more) to ABC/Hulu/Netflix shows (Daredevil, Runaways,...
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What does each Eternal's suit iconography show?

Each Eternal's suit is unique, but each seems to have some iconography at the top of the chest. Ikaris' suit seems to show a stylised person with wings, but I could be imagining it. What are the ...
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Why were the "L" names directly on the other side of the "D" names?

In Avengers: Endgame, Scott Lang goes to a Snap memorial in LA, where he sees several stones with lists of names on them of people who died. However, he goes from one side of a stone, with last names ...
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Is Zephyr One really the "biggest plane ever built" in Agents of S.H.IE.L.D.?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 4 episode 1, Piper says to a group of STRIKE operatives: PIPER: Okay, people! What, you never seen the biggest plane ever built before? This is in reference to ...
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Does every universe have Infinity Stones?

According to Wong, the Infinity Stones were made by the Big Bang. So in the multiverse, does every universe have Infinity Stones assuming every universe was formed due to their own personal Big Bang? ...
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Why didn't the folks at Marvel Studios include the character Death in the Infinity Saga?

The Infinity Saga in the MCU has ended but there has not been any sign of Death, and if you've read the comics then you know Death played a integral part in the Infinity Saga. So is there any ...
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Was it accurate (history-wise) for Koenig to know about robots?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 7, the team During the second episode, the team brings Koenig to the Zephyr, and un-blindfolds him, showing him the interior. He begins to freak out about the fact ...
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What’s the official in-universe classification of Thor and other Asgardians in the MCU?

What’s the official in-universe classification of Asgardians in the MCU? By official, I mean what category does S.H.I.E.L.D. put them into, i.e. “Alien,” “Human” or do they just designate them as “...
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How much of Thor's mythology is accurate?

Thor has been an integral part of the MCU. If anyone did not know here already, he's actually based on the norse God of the same name 'Thor'. A lot has been showed about his family,Asgard and his ...
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How did Quentin Beck know that Earth was 616?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), Quentin Beck tricks Peter Parker into thinking that he is, indeed, from an alternate dimension. He says: MYSTERIO: This is Earth, dimension 616. I'm from Earth-...
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How did Strange know that Mordo had gone full psychopath?

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, when talking about Mordo, Dr. Stephen Strange says: How does Strange know this? Mordo left Strange in 2016, with the words "the bill comes due&...
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How did Wanda learn of America Chavez and her powers?

It's been a few months since I watched Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness in full, so forgive me if I've forgotten something important here, but I don't think it was ever explained how Wanda ...
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Which Marvel Universe is this Doctor Strange from?

In the start of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), we see the following Dr. Strange running and casting spells. Which universe is this Dr. Strange from?
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How did Wanda know which universe to dreamwalk into?

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), Wanda Maximoff (or the Scarlet Witch) uses dreamwalking to try and capture America Chavez after she and Stephen Strange leave the main Marvel ...
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Was Mister Kitson and/or the planet of Kitson based on/named after George Kitson?

In Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 6, some of the protagonists find their way to the planet of Kitson, a planet that essentially has nothing but brothels and casinos. The planet is run by a Mr. ...
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Does What If..? S1E3 confirm that Fury's Big Week is canonical to the main MCU timeline?

In Marvel's What If..? season 1 episode 3, "What If the World Lost its Mightiest Heroes?" the episode chronology is a play on the comic "Fury's Big Week". This entails one week ...
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Could Flint's powers reassemble the Earth?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 5, we meet Flint in the year 2091. He undergoes Terrigenesis and gains the power to manipulate and move rocks, so he can not only move them around but also change ...
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Was Zephyr-1 really S.H.I.E.L.D.'s first spaceship? (Or, did S.H.I.E.L.D. have a space program prior to 2018?)

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 5 Episode 20, "The One Who Saves Us All", Agent Alphonso "Mack" Mackenzie modifies Zephyr-1 to be spaceworthy. Leo Fitz then remarks, "Guess ...
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What exactly was the Hydrogen Wave Crisis of 1972?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 5 episode 11 "All the Comforts of Home", a projected recording of Rick Stoner explains that the Lighthouse was built in case of an extinction level event. ...
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Who are these villains in Spider-Man: Freshman Year?

Who are these characters in the newly announced Marvel series Spider-Man: Freshman Year?
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What is the strength of a Kree as compared to an Asgardian or a human?

As determined by the answers to this question, Asgardians can lift up to 30 tons in the comics and are, at least to a degree, stronger than the average human in the MCU. However, throughout Agents of ...
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What exactly was Glen Talbot's rank in S.H.I.E.L.D. as of the end of Season 4?

In Season 4 Episode 22 of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Glen Talbot gives Phil Coulson some orders on appearing at a meeting regarding S.H.I.E.L.D.. In addition, he also acts as if on behalf of S.H.I.E.L.D. ...
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What are the statues at the Eternity gate?

At the Eternity gate there are a few statues lining the chamber. I assume they are all known Marvel characters. Who were all the ones we saw?
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How did S.H.I.E.L.D. get Vibranium?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 1, Phil Coulson mentions that the interrogation room on "The Bus" (S.H.I.E.L.D. 6-1-6) is made of a Vibranium alloy. In addition, Daisy Johnson stays in a ...
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Did this character's illness have a non-terrestrial cause?

In the film Thor: Love and Thunder, is revealed to be suffering from a highly aggressive cancer that appeared very suddenly. Notwithstanding that at least one of their parents also died of cancer at ...
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How is Gorr able to heal from the Necrosword?

In the opening scene of Thor: Love and Thunder, Gorr slices his hand on the Necrosword as he crawls into the oasis of a god. However, his hand heals near instantaneously. How did this happen? Was it ...
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How did Kamran gain his powers?

In the penultimate episode of Ms. Marvel, Najma imbues Kamran with powers almost identical to Kamala's, I don't understand how Najma could bestow these powers when she herself never had them to begin ...
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What determines your multiversal counterpart? [closed]

Let's say I am a guy Bob in the fictional MCU. So according to the MCU I am on Earth 616 and get transported to say Earth 181(made up), so what will determine my counterpart in that universe? Simply - ...
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Has any comics version of Ms. Marvel (Kamala Khan) had light-based powers?

In the Ms. Marvel TV series, Kamala Khan's powers appear to center around the ability to create solid constructs out of light. By contrast, the main 616 version of Kamala Khan has traditionally had ...
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Which universe designation is the MCU using?

A number of questions/answers on the site list the MCU continuity as Earth-199999. Such as This one. But the Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness film specifically references the origin ...
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Are the Noor and the Lightforce the same thing?

In Cloak & Dagger, the Lightforce is an energy from a "light" dimension, in contrast to the Darkforce from a "dark" dimension. Dagger (Tandy Bowen) can form the Lightforce into ...
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When did Wanda turn evil again?

Is there any material covering Wanda's actions during the period between the end of WandaVision and the start of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness? At the end of WandaVision, Wanda walks ...
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Was the prophecy that the Scarlet Witch will either "rule the multiverse or destroy it" invented for the MCU, or based on prior comics?

In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, it's revealed that the Scarlet Witch is prophesied to either "rule the multiverse or destroy it", with her even having a throne in the ...
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