Questions tagged [marvel-cinematic-universe]

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Have any Marvel heroes been drawn differently to match their MCU equivalents? [duplicate]

Have any of the Marvel comic artists talked about the influence the actors playing the characters they draw has had on their depiction of these characters? For example, has Robert Downey-Junior ...
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Do comics in the MCU involve the known heroes? [duplicate]

In Logan it is established that comics exist related to the well-known X-Men. LOGAN: We have ourselves an X-men fan. You do know they are all bullshit right? Maybe a quarter bit happened, and not ...
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Why didn't the Avengers use this object earlier?

In Avengers: Endgame, why did they not Hawkeye had it, Spider-Man had it, Black Panther had it, and Captain Marvel had it. Any one of them could have used the it to end the battle much as Tony did. ...
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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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Is there ever any indication in the MCU as to how Spider-Man got his powers?

Is there ever anything in MCU that hints at how Spider-Man got his powers? I know that he first appeared in Captain America: Civil War, and he already had his powers. I was wondering if there is ever ...
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How can Thor be worthy?

When I read this question the answer seemed to be simple to me. Thor's life in the past years was definitely not acting exemplary or worthy of a king. Not only does he throw away his life, but he also ...
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Was this character’s old age look CGI or make-up?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame we saw an old The old version seemed very realistic. Was this done with CGI or make-up?
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Why was Thor doubtful about his worthiness to Mjolnir?

In Avengers: Endgame when Thor and Rocket, At the end, just before leaving, Is there a reason why Thor doubted his worthiness to Mjolnir?
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Has any previous work featured the same time-travel mechanics as Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame the writers (and characters) make a pretty big deal describing how Are the mechanics in fact novel (the first example in fiction)? For the purpose of this question, this means: ...
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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?
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How old is Captain America at the end of “Avengers: Endgame”?

We know that Captain America was born in 1918. However, his serum slows down his aging process. My question is, how old exactly is Captain America at the end of Avengers: Endgame,
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How is Iron Man's nanotech suit supposed to work given what we observe in “Endgame”?

In Infinity War, we're introduced to Iron Man's nanotech suit. In particular, it can emerge from his arc reactor chest amulet and it can form his helmet and reconfigure other parts of his suit ...
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How did Thanos not realise this had happened at the end of Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame right at the end, But whenever it's this huge deal with electricity, etc. So,
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Can the post-Endgame Avengers solve all their problems with time travel?

During Endgame, the Avengers find a method of time travel, and use it to During the movie, their ability to time travel this way is strictly limited by However, by the end of the movie With that ...
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Which MCU characters have not been referred to by their superhero name?

There's a clear trend in the MCU, all the way back to the start of the whole thing with the iconic admission: I am Iron Man, to eschew the "secret identity" trope and for characters to more ...
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Why did this character age?

We don't know the exact details, but at the end of Avengers: Endgame we see However, when he Why did that happen? Does he follow a regular process of aging as any other human being? Or did he find a ...
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Why do Thanos's punches not kill Captain America or at least cause some mortal injuries?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos can so we know that his punches are lethally powerful. However at the near end of that movie, when Why doesn't Cap's face become a mess or have any crack in his ...
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How can Sam Wilson fulfill his future role?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame, Sam Wilson is chosen as the I understand WHY he is chosen. Bucky is mentally damaged and can be easily manipulated by Hydra. But Sam is a mere mortal.
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Why do the Avengers care about returning these items in Endgame?

Background It seems that the writers and directors of Avengers: Endgame disagree about the nature of the in the film. At the end of the film, Under the interpretation of the writers, i.e. the ...
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Why did these Avengers travel together?

This other post alludes to my question, but doesn't ask it directly. In Avengers: Endgame, Nebula, War Machine, Hawkeye, and Black Widow all My question is, why did they travel together? Couldn't ...
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Is Surtur now invincible since he has regained the Eternal Flame? [duplicate]

In Thor: Ragnarok, Surtur destroys Asgard after he regains the Eternal Flame. Does this mean that he is now invincible? Would he be able to destroy any place in the Universe without opposition?
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Was “America's ass” actually played by Chris Evans'?

In Avenger's Endgame, Specifically, Given that there is a wide shot of both of them together, was this rear end played by Chris Evans' through compositing? Or was there a body double for this shot?...
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Why is Black Widow so depressed in “Endgame”?

Why is she so sad and depressed? I know half the world is gone, but she said Avengers was their family and her closest friends are still there, who does she miss? Nick Fury, Vision? It's not like she ...
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How did Captain Marvel know where to find these characters?

At the beginning of Avengers: Endgame, But how did she know where to go? Space is huge, they were nowhere near anything of significance, and they were out of contact with everyone. How was she ...
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Can the Yaka Arrow pierce Iron Man's suit?

Is the Yaka Arrow able to penetrate Iron Man's suit in Avengers: Endgame?
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Why was Sam Wilson chosen for this, but not Bucky?

At the end of the Avengers: Endgame movie, to Sam Wilson. Why didn't he choose Bucky for this? Bucky seems more fit for the job as he is a super soldier.
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Why did they wait for Quill to arrive?

In Avengers: Endgame, Nebula and War Machine Why did they wait for
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Could the Infinity Gauntlet be used to make two people fall in love with each other?

I am wondering if there is anything in the Marvel comic book canon or in the MCU that says that the Infinity Gauntlet has the power to make someone fall in love with the person wearing the IG, or that ...
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Where did this shield come from in Endgame?

So, in Avengers: Endgame, but it's Then But So, where did this shield come from? Theories:
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Why did Captain America cheat on his girlfriend?

In the end of Avengers: Endgame, It was surely an emotional moment, but why did he do it especially when he already had a girlfriend named Sharon Carter (ref: Captain America: Civil War). Why ...
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Whose birthyears are canonically established in the MCU?

In Avengers: Endgame, So this establishes that Tony Stark was born in 1970 or 1971. What other major characters in the MCU have their ages/birthyears established canonically? For the purpose of ...
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Is there any precedent for time travel in the MCU?

Is there any time travel in the MCU
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Between Infinity War and Endgame did victims of the snap age? [duplicate]

Half the population is erased and then ultimately resurrected 5 years later. After the 'reverse snap' is the resurrected population now 5 years older or were they restored to the same age they were at ...
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How many fights on Titan did Doctor Strange see out of the 14,000,605, that turned out negatively? [closed]

I was wondering how many of the direct fights against Thanos on Titan turned out negatively out of the 14,000,605 that Doctor Strange saw?
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Why didn't they show us what happened outside the Avengers center? [closed]

How did I mean the process itself. Does the
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Why did Dr. Strange keep looking into the future after the snap?

Doctor Strange seeing the one winning scenario, meant he kept looking into the future for 5 years after the snap where nothing was happening, until a rat presses the button to get Ant-Man out. Where ...
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Does Thanos's ship land in the middle of the battlefield in “Avengers: Endgame”?

In the movie Avengers: Endgame, does Thanos's ship, Sanctuary 2,
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Is there a voice speaking when Tony creates the new element in “Iron Man 2”?

In Iron Man 2, Stark creates a new element. The moment after, when he turns off the beam and the focus is on the triangle, it sounds like a voice is saying something. ...
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Wouldn't reality have been destroyed at the beginning of “Endgame”?

In Avengers: Endgame, when Hulk/Banner met the Ancient One in order to get the Time Stone, she refused, saying that if one Infinity Stone is removed from a time period, it would cause problems. I ...
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Why isn't the Avengers base protected with an energy shield?

During the first scene of Age of Ultron we see that von Strucker's HYDRA base is protected by an electromagnetic shield developed on top of a Chitauri technology. The Avengers base seen in Age of ...
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How fast can Captain Marvel travel in Endgame?

At the beginning of Avengers: Endgame Tony Stark is drifting in space and in the recorded message he says he's "1000 lightyears" from Earth. Captain Marvel shows up and next thing we know Danvers is ...
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In “Avengers: Endgame”, what does the name Elmonzo refer to?

In the film, when Tony I do not seem to recall having ever read this anywhere. My question: Is this a reference to something from the comics, or some sort of out-of-universe Easter egg? Do we have ...
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Is there an unemployment issue in the movie “Avengers: Endgame”?

In the movie, Avengers: Endgame, the Snap made by does this mean that the world's unemployment rate is now at
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How did the Avengers travel?

In Avengers: Endgame we see that the Avengers travel But how did they get to where they wanted to be? Like all of them were together before going back at the Avengers facility. How did Captain ...
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How did this happen to Captain America? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Endgame, Captain America How can this be explained?
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Why do these characters still seem to be the same age after the events of Endgame?

During the events of Avengers: Endgame, At the end of the movie, we see that Additionally, I was wondering if there was a canon explanation for why all of these characters still seem to be in ...
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How did this survive the snap?

In Avengers: Endgame, Hulk used A release of power of that magnitude So how did this item survive, if it was made of a lesser material?
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Did Steve come back on his own in “Avengers: Endgame”, and if so, how?

I don't understand how Steve... But I guess this is because I'm confused about how the time travel works in Endgame. Specifically this one question: Does Hulk (or whoever is operating the machine) ...
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In Avengers: Infinity War, what did Dr. Strange need to do to ensure the outcome in Endgame?

Dr. Strange explains to Stark in Infinity War as follows: Strange: I went forward in time, to view alternate futures. To see all the possible outcomes of the coming conflict." Stark: How many did ...
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Why did Thanos need his ship to help him in the battle scene?

There is a scene in the movie where