Questions tagged [marvel-cinematic-universe]

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Does AIDA create a sling-ring portal?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 4, Phil Coulson, Leo Fitz, and Robbie Reyes are trapped in some other dimension. In order to get them out, the android AIDA creates a portal similar to the ones ...
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Why did Korath leave the Starforce and how did he end up with Ronan?

We know Korath from Guardians of the Galaxy, he is the leader of the group of Kree in the opening that fight Star Lord for the orb. In the film he also appears to be a "high up" Kree member for Ronan'...
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Does Daredevil really only (mostly) take place in Hell's Kitchen?

Watching the Netflix show, it seems implied that everything more or less takes place in Hell's Kitchen (from the "Devil of Hell's Kitchen" name to the locations given here and then in terms of block ...
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Who is watching the resurrection happen?

In the MCU series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., we learn of the resurrection of S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Phil Coulson through the T.A.H.I.T.I. process. In the background of the scene in which this occurs, there ...
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Has Moon Knight been hinted at in the MCU?

This article from Film School Rejects says the following: The Marvel Cinematic Universe has taken obscure properties like Guardians of the Galaxy and Ant-Man and turned them into blockbusters. One ...
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How did Thanos get the soul stone in What-If...?

Spoilers for the plot of What if..? episode 8 In the 8th episode of what if...? (What if Ultron won), Thanos comes to earth with all the infinity stones except for the mind stone. Vision then kills ...
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Whatever happened to the horses in Thor?

In the first Thor movie we see Odin on Sleipnir. Loki, Thor, Lady Sif and the warriors three riding horses. He even went so far as to ask the cashier at the pet store for a horse (comic relief). But ...
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How does one identify a Black Sky?

We know that We also know that there are other Black Sky, such as the child that we saw on Daredevil. Various actors, such as Stick and the Hand, seem to know that the aforementioned individual is ...
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How did Peter Quill pay for the prosthetic leg at the Kyln?

In Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) movie, when Rocket Raccoon explains his escape plan to the others, he demands few things from the others: the security bands worn by the prison guards, a prosthetic ...
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How interconnected were Hydra and the U.S.S.R.?

Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Captain America: Civil War show that Do we know how deep Or was it somewhere in-between?
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Are the events shown as Ten Rings influencing history meant to map to historical events?

In Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, at the beginning of the film, when the Ten Rings organization is being described, it is indicated that they have shaped history throughout the ages, and ...
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Who was the old guy with the last part of the device in the penultimate episode of Agents of Shield?

When the Agents of Shield assembled for the last time in the other timeline, who was the old guy who said the bus was late that brought the tuning fork? Seems like lots of the things that happened in ...
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Why are Hope and Janet's surname's van Dyne and not Pym?

Janet and Hope's surnames in the MCU are van Dyne yet Hank's is Pym. Janet is married to Hank and Hope is their daughter. It is usually the case that a wife will take their husband's surname upon ...
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Who are the "soldiers" running around the new Avengers facility at the end of "Avengers Age of Ultron"?

At the end of Avengers Age of Ultron , we see the new upstate New York Avengers faculty. There are a whole lot of soldier-looking dudes running around in formation. Who are these guys?!? SHIELD has ...
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Is a Celestial a physical being or purely a consciousness?

This question makes the assumption that Ego is purely consciousness and does not have any physical components, any references to his "brain" being some kind of abstract concept to make it easier for ...
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Why Birch St. and Higgins Dr.?

In Jessica Jones, we see Jessica chant a mantra consisting of the streets she grew up on: Birch Street, Higgins Drive, Cobalt Lane. Later, we learn that Birch and Higgins intersect at an important ...
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Why didn’t the Celestial Arishem destroy the Deviants himself?

In The Eternals movie there’s a scene where Arishem the Celestial explains the true purpose of the Eternals and the Deviants to Sersi: Why couldn’t/didn’t a being like Arishem the Celestial directly ...
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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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What happened to Okoye's car?

While involved in a chase, Okoye's car was disabled and she had to abandon it. Considering that It seems likely that she'd want to recover it. But between the low amount of Wakandan personnel ...
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Was Mordo a self-fulfilling prophecy or were there other consequences?

In the MCU film "Doctor Strange", sorcerer/enforcer Mordo splits from the group after Doctor Strange While discussing what just happened, Mordo reiterates his belief that the end does not justify the ...
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How did Kilgrave know it was Malcolm Ducasse?

In Jessica Jones, Malcolm Ducasse Within the universe of the show (i.e., I get that this is a plot device, but I'm less interested in what went on in the writer's room), Or was this just an ...
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Does a complete image of Thor's pinboard exist?

In the mockumentary Team Thor, Thor has a pinboard of various connections in the marvel universe, including this hilarious image of Where can I find a copy of the whole board, regardless of its ...
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What about the children?

In Jessica Jones, season 1, episode 2 (AKA Crush Syndrome), Kilgrave has the two children shut themselves in a closet. Is there any information (word of god, expanded universe, etc.) on what happened ...
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Can Mjölnir get dirty?

So I saw a mod for a game which added Mjölnir and in the comments someone was complaining that the textures used were too clean. So I started wondering if it could get dirty or rust or something like ...
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Did the Ancient One know about Xu Wenwu and the Ten Rings?

I would like to know if the Ancient One knew about Xu Wenwu and the Ten Rings since it was her job to protect the Earth from any magical/supernatural threats. In the movie Shang-Chi and The Legend of ...
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Can the Bifrost reach the TVA?

In Marvel's Loki (2021), the four-dimensional location of the Time Variance Authority is never officially established. However, the Bifrost is shown to be able to transport multiple characters across ...
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Are these Dark Dimensions the same?

The Dark Dimension shows up in Doctor Strange, Runaways, and Cloak and Dagger. Now, when Nico uses the staff, her eyes and the area around them develop a pattern very similar to that of Caecilius and ...
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Were those inconsistencies in Marvel-Netflix shows ever addressed?

In Daredevil season 2 , it is revealed that the Hand had discovered the key to immortality and stuff. Okay, that's solid. Later, in The Defenders, they resurrect Elektra with some "substance" later ...
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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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Did the other divine pairings have supernatural abilities?

Clearly, Tyrone and Tandy have powers. They also, according to Evita's aunt, are a divine pairing destined to save the city. Is this something that is ancillary to the fact that they have paired ...
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What was S.H.I.E.L.D's role in Bruce Banner's Origin story in the MCU?

In Thor when S.H.I.E.L.D "appropriates" Jane's stuff, when she asks who they are Erik says I knew this scientist, a pioneer in gamma radiation. S.H.I.E.L.D showed up, and that's the last I heard ...
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Has the Avengers' comm system ever been hacked?

Here is a screen shot of Tony Stark's ear piece on the ground during Iron Man 3 after it had been knocked out of his head in a fight: . Tony was not able to communicate with JARVIS without the ...
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Why didn't Ultron attack the Hulk in Avengers Age of Ultron?

Ultron has had his fair share against the avengers fighting against Iron Man, Captain America, and Thor why didn't he fight against the hulk? Besides the hit that Banner gave him in the very end there ...
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Are there any foreshadowings of Adam Warlock prior to GotG Vol.2?

In the post-credits scene in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Adam Warlock makes an appearance (in his cocoon) in the MCU. Referring to this scene: Other than and prior to this, is there any other ...
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Are Pym particles known on other planets?

Hank Pym discovered a type of unstable subatomic particle that he was able to put into one formula that reduced an object's size, and another formula that increased the object's size. In Guardians ...
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What is the light within Ego's planet?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2, Ego says that. Ego also explains that Ego also explains that. But Ego needs In fact, Ego went to great lengths to So what is the light within Ego's ...
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How does Star-Lord's Helmet work?

What are its capabilities? How does it function? Where did it originate? Answers from both the comics and movies are acceptable, but please keep in mind to detail which universe you are answering for,...
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Was there a plan for Otto Mink's automatic pistol?

In Agent Carter, episode 4 of season 1, "The Blitzkrieg Button", Otto Mink repairs an automatic pistol, uses it on some subordinates who had failed him, and then set off to attack Agent ...
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Who are Faltines (Dormammu like beings) really, is there any mention of their dimension in MCU comics?

In Doctor Strange, we are told about Dormammu, a creature residing in the Dark Dimension, feeding upon matter. Apparently he's part of a species known as the Faltines. The Marvel Wiki article on ...
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Who was Edmund Cleary Cass?

In Daredevil season 3, episode 11, Karen Page & Matt Murdock have to hide out inside a crypt within a Catholic Church. The plaque on the casket they hide inside says: Edmond Cleary Cass ...
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Why did the smugglers assume that the video was provided by Frank Castle?

In Punisher, S1E2, after Carson Wolf "overwhelms" Frank Castle in his mansion, he states We thought you were the one that sent him the tape. With him being David Liebermann / Micro. I've wondered ...
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How can Stick be the Chaste?

In Daredevil Season 2, Stick tells Matt the story of the Chaste, with Matt replying Now, in this fairy tale you're the Chaste, right? Though Stick himself tells that this story started centuries ...
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Is the theme of naming intentional?

Several episodes into the second season of Luke Cage, I've noticed what seems to be an intentional pattern: Bushmaster insists that Mariah Dillard is Mariah Stokes, tying her to her relatives ...
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How powerful is Daisy Johnson/Quake at the end of Season 5?

It's implied throughout the later seasons of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. that Daisy Johnson is one of the more powerful beings on Earth (certainly within the show, although we don't have any obvious points ...
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Yo Yo's robot arms

How come when Elena (Yo Yo) used her speed to lock up Mack to get Fitz out of the cell, she was fine, but when she tried to use her speed when they were surrounded, her arms couldn't "keep up" and ...
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Are there any comics that I should read before watching Captain America: The First Avenger?

Let's assume I know almost nothing about Captain America or Avengers or MCU. I know he has a vibranium shield, and was a product of drinking super-serum during WWII that turned him from a geeky dweeb ...
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What is the beverage Thor is about to drink near the end of Thor: Ragnarok?

Towards the end of the movie, Thor is chilling out on the ship and is about to serve himself a drink, just before he was interrupted by Loki. As can be seen in the following pictures, he picks up a ...
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Did HYDRA join the USSR when WW2 ended in the MCU?

We see in Captain America: The Winter Soldier that HYDRA has a base in Siberia but now I’m wondering did HYDRA join the USSR after the war ended or did they just have an alliance in some way?
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Can Hela destroy vibranium-made equipment?

To what extent can Hela's powers break equipment? Uru is definitely a strong material used for Thor's hammer. With that being said, do her powers include destroying vibranium? Or more specifically, ...
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Was Talbot and Qovas's plan reasonable?

As mentioned in the show, goal of gaining a great deal of power was, at least nominally, motivated by a desire to stop Thanos: QOVAS: Thanos and his forces have begun an assault on your world, even ...