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Does a What If…? character appear in Spider-Man: No Way Home 2nd Post-credit scene/content?

Warning: the basis of this question is a spoiler for Spider-Man: No Way Home, and I’ve tried to obscure that spoiler as best as possible. Don’t proceed unless you want to be spoiled. In Spider-Man: No ...
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Is the Watcher in the MCU named Uatu?

In What If...? (2021), the main character is "The Watcher", a cosmic being with the power to see all universes. He shows us various universes and finally However, in the comics, a character ...
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How was a single arrow able to do this in What If...? S1E3?

In What If...? season 1 episode 3, "What If... Earth Lost its Mightiest Heroes?", Clint Barton is ready to shoot Thor at Mjolnir's landing site when Hank Pym forces him to shoot. However, ...
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Why is Uatu the Watcher the only one concerned about the Multiverse? [closed]

In What If...?, in the finale, Uatu the Watcher is the only one concerned about the multi-universe when Why is Uatu the only one concerned about or who wants to save the multiverse? Why don't other ...
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Did Ultron & Dr. Strange feel the presence of the watcher because their universes were "silent"?

When Ultron notices the Watcher, the Watcher says basking in the boundless silence of his universe ... By that point in time, the universe has almost been destroyed, with only a few living beings ...
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Where is "What If...?" Gamora from?

Spoilers for the What If...? finale I know I probably just missed something in the show here, but I'm stuck. In the finale for What If...? the Watcher gathers heroes from the prementioned timelines, ...
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Why does the Nano gauntlet function in Endgame?

In What If...?, Gamora attempted to use her crushing machine to destroy the Infinity Stones, which simply results in Ultron regaining the stones. He in return explains that all of the stones are ...
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Why was Ultron able to kill this character so easily?

In What if…? Episode 8, we see an alternate universe where the Avengers failed to steal the cradle from Ultron and, instead of Vision being born, Ultron was successfully able to upload his ...
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Does the Watcher reside in a different Universe in episode 8 of What If...?

Something I have been wondering is whether or not the Watcher in What If...? is in a different Universe or just in a separate dimension. The reason behind this is because of Ultron and the Infinity ...
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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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What exactly is the vow the Watchers have to take?

In episode 8 of What if... ? we see I know that in the comics But I would like to know if there is a similar situation in the comics, where My question is : If a Watcher is attacked or if the place ...
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Why was Loki so tall? [duplicate]

In S1E7, What If... Thor Were an Only Child?, Loki appears as a regular-size (i.e. large) Frost Giant. The difference in this reality is shown to be Odin returning the infant Loki instead of keeping ...
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Why does cartoon vs live-action Loki look so different?

In Marvel's What If... series Episode 7 we see Thor who pretty much looks like his live action version, whereas Loki very much does not. Rather this Loki looks like other Frost Giants from Thor (2011) ...
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Is the dragon consumed by Doctor Strange in "What If...?" S01E04 the same as the one seen in "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings"...?

In the fourth episode of Marvel's What If...? series, an alternate version of Doctor Steven Strange learns that he must consume mystic beings in order to reverse an absolute point in time in his ...
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What are these creatures in What If? Episode 4

In Season 1 Episode 4 of Marvel's What If...? series there are certain creatures shown which are used by Doctor Strange to gain certain powers. What are these creatures?
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Have comic villains protected themselves from the kind of attack shown in What If..? episode 3?

In Marvel's What If..? episode 3 we see that Are there any comic examples of Ant-Man entering an enemy's body in order to defeat them? And if so, has any villain ever prevented this in some way? I ...
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Why does What If...? have a mixture of original and new voice actors?

S01E03 of What If...? has characters voiced by the original (or usual, in the case of Hulk/Banner) actors: Fury: Samuel L. Jackson Hank Pym: Michael Douglas Coulson: Clark Gregg Rumlow: Frank Grillo ...
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How did Chadwick Boseman voice T'Challa in What If...?

Chadwick Boseman is credited as the voice of T'Challa in S01E02 of What If...?, which was released August 18, 2021, but Boseman passed away August 28, 2020. Was the recording done prior to Boseman's ...
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Any indication of what time it is at the end of the first "What If…?" episode?

At the end of the first episode we see these characters, Is there any indication of what the timeline is here? Bonus questions:
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What was the creature at the end of "What If...?" episode 1?

In the Marvel series What If...? what is the character at the end of episode 1? What is it known as? Does it have any comic book origin or it is created for the show specifically?
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Is there a difference between timelines and universes in the MCU?

Is there a difference between a timeline and a universe as established by the MCU? After watching the Loki series, my understanding is that a single reality/universe exists with the potential to ...
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Who is this character helping Iron Man in Marvel's "What If...?" series?

Marvel just released a trailer for its upcoming What If...? Disney+ series: At 0:15, a guy throws away a Stark Industry bomb which had injured Tony Stark back in 2008. ...
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