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].

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
-6
votes
1answer
448 views

Why is a Flerken so dangerous?

I watched Captain Marvel. I remember Talos calling the cat a Flerken. But I also remember some report on the animal as being very dangerous. Why is a cat with tentacles in it's mouth so dangerous?
-1
votes
2answers
374 views

Was Pepper ever healed from the Extremis given to her in Iron Man 3?

Pepper was given the drugs, or whatever it was to make her heal, and heat up. Did that ever get removed from her system, or is she still like that? We see no examples of it after that movie, but I don'...
21
votes
1answer
5k views

Did Milano or Benatar approve or comment on their namesake MCU ships?

Peter Quill has named two M-ships after his childhood crushes: the Milano and the Benatar, named after 1980s actor Alyssa Milano and singer Pat Benatar. Were Milano and/or Benatar consulted? ...
7
votes
0answers
241 views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
518 views

Did Hulk create the Fountain of Youth?

In Avengers: Endgame, Hulk tried to make Ant-Man But instead, he As Ant-Man seemed to recognize Hulk and the team, we can assume he kept his memory. So it seems that Hulk created a way to become ...
-1
votes
1answer
582 views

Why didn't anyone place Mjolnir on top of Thanos in Endgame?

When Thor, Captain America, and Iron Man were fighting Thanos, it seems like one of the simplest ways to defeat him would have been to pin him with Mjolnir and then kill him with Stormbreaker. Of ...
2
votes
0answers
310 views

How did this character in Captain Marvel do this?

When Captain Marvel has acquired her full powers, we see her able to do many things. Fly, shoot energy out of her wrists and more. She even flies into outer space...but doesn't she need to breathe? ...
49
votes
2answers
16k views

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?
-4
votes
1answer
339 views

Where did the dust go?

After the Snappening "Decimation" took place, people were turned to dust. Did the Handy Vac and funeral urn industries experience their greatest year ever, or did the dust literally evaporate into ...
10
votes
1answer
1k views

What is the motivation for this character to hide Spider-Man's true identity in Spider-Man: Homecoming?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, discovers the true identity of Spider-Man. (Psst.. it's After things do not go well for him and he gets arrested because of Spider-Man, he doesn't reveal the true identity ...
15
votes
1answer
351 views

How was Danvers able to confirm Fury was human?

When they're at the bar, Danvers starts asking Fury questions about his past, to make sure he's a human and not a Skrull posing as a human. Fury replies back with a series of information about his ...
3
votes
1answer
195 views

How did Shocker get to the school so quickly?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Toomes realizes that Peter is Spider-Man in the car on the way to school for the dance. He did not pass on this information at least until Peter left the car. Peter then ...
12
votes
1answer
593 views

Why wasn't The Ancient One fighting with her full might?

In Avengers: Endgame, we learned that The Ancient One secretly fought But, she didn't fight with her full might. She could have simply opened a big portal below the Tesseract's portal to send the ...
14
votes
3answers
5k views

How can The Accursed One deflect Thor's Hammer?

When Thor was calling for his hammer and ready to strike the back of the Accursed One, it deflected the hammer with a back fist. From reading stack posts regarding hammer, it should have not happen. "...
4
votes
0answers
158 views

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 ...
12
votes
1answer
738 views

Why did Hela need Heimdal's sword?

In Thor:Ragnarok, Hela spends a large portion of the movie (off-screen) searching for Heimdal, so she can use his sword Hofund to open the Bifrost. But we saw in the original Thor movie that Odin's ...
15
votes
2answers
12k views

What happened to Stan Lee after he drank the gamma soda?

In The Incredible Hulk, we see Stan Lee drinking a soda with Bruce Banner's blood in it: He drops the bottle and we're told: ...it had more kick than he expected ...
17
votes
3answers
8k views

What is Rocket Raccoon's expected lifespan?

Aw, what the hell, I don't got that long a lifespan anyway. Typically, a terran raccoon in the wild has an average lifespan of up to three years, or 20 if living in captivity. Rocket, however, has ...
15
votes
1answer
701 views

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 Grandmaster's champion we have the following scene. In it Korg offers up a "big wooden fork" as a weapon to use but ...
4
votes
2answers
582 views

What is Agent Coulson's status as of the end of Endgame?

This certainly may seem like a duplicate of Why aren't MCU movies featuring Coulson after Avengers? However that question is more general and all the answers are from the Avengers: Age of ...
21
votes
2answers
4k views

Has Drax in fact mastered the ability to stand so still that he becomes invisible?

In the MCU (I have never read the Guardians in comics) Drax seems to never consciously lie. Any time he speaks it seems as though he tells the 'truth' as he understands it and of course is completely ...
33
votes
2answers
5k views

Why aren't we getting Hulk sequels in the MCU?

Since the launch of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we've had three Iron Man movies, two Thor movies, and two Captain America movies, but only one Hulk movie. Why? Why aren't we getting more Hulk ...
79
votes
5answers
19k views

Why was Thor worthy to lift Mjolnir?

Especially in the beginning of the first movie, Thor is brash and often petulant. He seeks the glory of king-hood without understanding or accepting the self-sacrifice and responsibility that such a ...
32
votes
3answers
24k views

How true to the comics are Matt Murdock's powers in the 2015 Daredevil TV show?

In the 2015 Netflix series Marvel's Daredevil, Matt Murdock was blinded in a car crash containing chemicals. This crash heightened his other senses to the degree that he is able to piece together a ...
0
votes
1answer
242 views

Where did the particles to shrink this come from?

As this question says, in Avengers: Endgame, there were just enough particles But before they actually leave, Rocket hands Clint a shrunken Benatar. Where did the particles to shrink it come from?...
3
votes
0answers
119 views

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 ...
-3
votes
1answer
377 views

Could Pepper Potts have saved the person who snapped at the end of “Endgame”?

Could Pepper Potts have saved Tony when he snapped at the end of Avengers: Endgame due to her regeneration powers from Iron Man 3 or do the Infinity Stones somehow override her regeneration powers?
11
votes
3answers
2k views

Who is in charge of Wakanda?

In Avengers: Infinity War Who is the ruler of Wakanda after the snap?
3
votes
1answer
642 views

Why weren't the Avengers surprised to see Thanos?

In Avengers: Endgame, when 2014 Thanos comes to the future and destroys the Avengers HQ, Thor, Iron Man and Captain America decide to confront him. Did they know this Thanos was not the one they had ...
18
votes
2answers
1k views

Are there any anachronisms in Captain Marvel?

Captain Marvel (2019) is set in 1995 for some reason or other. During the movie, we see and hear various references to the time period: a True Lies (July 1994) cardboard cut-out in a Blockbuster Video ...
-1
votes
1answer
557 views

How can Star-Lord fly horizontally with only boots rockets? [closed]

In Avengers: Endgame, we see this scene in the final battle Star-Lord is flying horizontally without any rocket to stabilize him as we can see for Iron Man and Iron Patriot in the same picture. How ...
10
votes
1answer
469 views

Why did the Avengers close the windows?

Why did the Avengers close the windows before Hulk's snap? I don't remember what the reason was.
17
votes
2answers
725 views

Are the Sokovia Accords still in effect?

After the events at the end of Infinity War, are there any indications in the films that the Sokovia Accords are still in effect? When we catch up with the Avengers a few years later (in Endgame), ...
14
votes
0answers
454 views

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 "...
-2
votes
2answers
289 views

Avengers Infinity War - Were any deaths caused by Thanos' snap calculated into the 50% or were they collateral damage?

After the Thanos' snap at the end of Infinity War we see Nick Fury witnessing a helicopter crashing into a building... Assuming the crash was caused by the pilot(s) being a part of the 50% of the ...
-4
votes
1answer
665 views

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 ...
11
votes
3answers
491 views

Where did this portal lead?

At the end of Season 4, Ghost Rider Where did this portal lead? It didn’t look much like “Hell,” where one might imagine he might take the Darkhold (given that it originally came from there, and he ...
10
votes
3answers
3k views

Post Endgame, how is the flow of time different?

The Ancient One explains: As we know, post Avengers: Endgame, What does this mean for the flow of time? In particular,
1
vote
1answer
165 views

Won't the absence of Infinity Stones affect the main timeline? [duplicate]

As the Ancient One explains to Bruce Banner The Infinity stones create what you experience as the flow of time. Remove one stone and that flow splits. and asks Banner to return them to their ...
6
votes
1answer
575 views

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 ...
29
votes
2answers
7k views

How did Doctor Strange see the winning outcome in Avengers: Infinity War?

In Doctor Strange we see that the Masters of the Mystic Arts can see into the past and the future, and we know that the Ancient One was able to see into the future as well, but only up to her death. ...
-4
votes
3answers
293 views

Is Guardians of the Galaxy 3 canceled?

I remember seeing in the MCU's Wikipedia page that there is going to be another Guardians Of The Galaxy movie. Now I see it's gone and the last one there is Spider-Man: Far From Home. Is it canceled?...
1
vote
1answer
323 views

Why doesn't Agents of SHIELD follow the events of “Avengers: Infinity War”?

After watching the first episode of the season 6 of Agents of Shield, there's something not right. Why is everybody still there? Why has half the team not gone or at least have a little clue that ...
9
votes
4answers
4k views

Why aren't MCU movies featuring Coulson after Avengers?

Coulson died in the Avengers movie thanks to Loki, but Fury revived him in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series. So, in-universe status of Coulson isn't a hurdle at all. He is alive and it has been ...
13
votes
3answers
9k views

Why does Professor Hulk wear glasses?

Professor Hulk is featured in Avengers: Endgame predominantly wearing glasses But why does he need glasses? Are we saying that Hulk has always been visually impaired?
11
votes
1answer
873 views

Why doesn't this happen to Hulk or Iron Man in Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame Bruce and Iron Man yet they don't visit the Why is that so?
6
votes
1answer
316 views

Who found/retrieved Fury’s space-pager and how did they know what it was?

In the post-credits scene of Captain Marvel, we see that the remaining Avengers are attempting to find where/whom exactly Fury’s space-pager is transmitting signals to. Then we see Captain Marvel ...
14
votes
4answers
2k views

Why didn't Thanos make a minion get the Soul Stone?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos pays a pretty high price to obtain the Soul Stone. However, it's been shown that he's okay with sending minions to collect Infinity Stones, who later hand them over ...
16
votes
5answers
10k views

Why didn't Thor call down lightning against Thanos?

Thor: Ragnarok culminates in Thor realizing that the power of lightning is within him and that he has the power to summon/call/create it. During the beginning scene of Avengers: Infinity War, why didn'...
30
votes
1answer
16k views

In Iron Man 2, what does Black Widow say to Tony Stark in Latin?

In Iron Man 2, there is a scene where Tony Stark is at Stark HQ. He’s under supposed to be under perimeter lockdown at his house, after Nick Fury’s intervention. However, he's left his home to visit ...