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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Is Ghost's status known by the time of “Avengers: Endgame”?

In the post-credits scene of Ant-Man and the Wasp, It's unknown whether Ghost was snapped as well. If she did, we know from Avengers: Endgame that But if she did survive the snap, Has anyone from ...
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Why is Black Widow's last name “Romanoff” not “Romanova”?

My understanding of Russian names is that for women, the names end in "-ova", and for men they end in "-ov" or "-off". But Black Widow's last name if always listed as "Romanoff" - shouldn't it be "...
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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 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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Why did the Sanctuary II focus its attack on Captain Marvel?

In the final battle, Scarlet Witch pinned Thanos, when he told Corvus Glaive to... "Rain Fire!" ... which seemed open fire like a Gatling guns and nearly injured all parties fighting. However it ...
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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 one's ...
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Does this exchange in Captain Marvel allude to any comic events?

In the 2019 MCU film, Captain Marvel, the following exchange happens between Monica Rambeau and Fury: Monica: Maybe I can fly up and meet you halfway. Fury: Only if you learn to glow, like your ...
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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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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 ...
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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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What happened to Helicarrier no. 64 following the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron?

Spoilers for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and Avengers: Age of Ultron below. In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Coulson enacts Theta Protocol and sends Helicarrier no. 64 to help the Avengers. In Avengers: Age ...
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What beast/creature is this from Avengers: Endgame?

During the final battle in Avengers: Endgame, Additionally, there were some kind of What creature is this? Does it have a specific name (like the ones given to the Chitauri, Outriders etc.)?
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What was Obadiah's actual plan after Pepper discovered his attempt to kill Tony?

In Iron Man, after Pepper Potts uncovers Obadiah Stane's previous attempt to have Tony Stark assassinated by the Ten Rings, Obadiah reacts by immediately going to Tony's house and stealing his Arc ...
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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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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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Does Darkforce/Zero Energy come from the Dark Dimension?

A recurring substance in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter is Darkforce/Zero Energy, which has varying effects depending on who it comes into contact with. The creators of Agent Carter stated ...
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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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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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Who is Trip referring to by “zombie robot back from the dead”?

In "Turn, Turn, Turn" (Season 1, Episode 17 of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), shortly after Trip and Simmons find out about Hydra from Agent Weaver we get this exchange: Simmons: How do I know I can ...
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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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What happened to Odin's treasures after Ragnarok destroyed Asgard?

At the end of Thor: Ragnarok, when Loki runs down to get the skull to reincarnate Surtur we see him passing by all of Odin's treasures (Eternal Flame, Infinity Gauntlet, Tesseract, etc.) and he doesn'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Does Gamora have a bounty on her head?

Peter Quill is issued a bounty by Yondu when he flees with the orb. This introduces us to Rocket and Groot with their little HUD tech while on Xandar. Among the other Xandarians they scan during the ...
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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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What does this engraving on Stormbreaker’s mould mean?

I was recently re-watching Avengers: Infinity War and I noticed that there are some sort of engraved circles on the Stormbreaker’s mould. Here’s a screenshot: At first thought, it looked very similar ...
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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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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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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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Who put Thor in chains?

In the beginning of Thor: Ragnarok movie, we saw I know that Thor got captured by choice, but who put him there?
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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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Is there a reason why the Avengers did this in Endgame?

In Endgame, after the Avengers (Tony, Banner and Rocket) together work on Is there a reason why they did this ?
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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 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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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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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 ...