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Why does Peter Parker sell pictures to J. Jonah Jameson if his competitors pay more?

One of the staples of The Amazing Spider-Man is that Peter Parker sells pictures of Spider-Man to J. Jonah Jameson at the Daily Bugle for money. The irritable editor frequently underpays him, and ...
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How old does Peter Parker get?

In some incarnations, we see Peter Parker as a high school student. In other incarnations we see him as a college student at Empire State University. And in yet other incarnations we see Peter as a ...
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Why can Cindy Moon (Silk) produce organic webbing while Peter Parker can't?

Cindy Moon, Silk, was bitten by the exact same spider that gave Peter Parker his powers, as established in Amazing Spider-Man vol. 3. While they both possess almost identical powers, Cindy's Spider-...
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Why does the Quantum Realm behave different for Janet van Dyne than for Scott Lang?

During Ant-Man and the Wasp we saw how Scott, Hank and Hope rescued Janet van Dyne from the Quantum Realm. For her, time passed exactly the same that for them, so she got old the same way than ...
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Why was Zsaji not given the knowledge of English?

In Marvel's Secret Wars, the Beyonder had taken care that all the 'fighters' would have an environment suitable for them, meaning, Zsaji the Healer had been put there by him. However, we understand ...
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How does Captain America return the Reality Stone when it was inside Jane Foster when it was retrieved by Thor and Rocket?

When Thor and Rocket retrieve the Reality Stone, they went back to the events in Thor: The Dark World, and they got the stone by removing it from Jane Foster. Supposedly, when Captain America has to ...
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How can Captain Marvel breathe in space?

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? ...
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How did William Stryker control Jason?

In X-2, Jason is convincing Charles to concentrate on all Mutants, but why would Jason listen to Stryker in the first place? I doubt that Jason's spinal fluid would work.
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In the film, can Hank Pym/Ant-Man only control ants who have been outfitted with his receivers?

Pym and Ant-Man wear a transmitter. And it seems like the ants are outfitted, but there are an awful lot of them, which is not very believable. (Admittedly, this is not the least believable thing in ...
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Has Spider-Man ever wielded Mjolnir?

Spider-Man is known to be brave, honorable, selfless, compassionate, and so on. Based on this, has he ever been deemed worthy to wield Thor's hammer (Mjolnir)?
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Comic issue where Iron Man is compared to Robert Downey Jr

I remember seeing somewhere, a snapshot from a comic book where a lady (presumably a fan; might have been a reporter as well) addresses Tony Stark and says something like (paraphrased): You are ...
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Why wasn't Captain America “enough” for Colonel Chester Philips?

In the movie Captain America: The First Avenger, we hear this dialogue between Steve Rogers and Colonel Chester Philips: Col. Chester Phillips: You're an experiment. You're going to Alamogordo. Steve ...
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How long is a year for an Asgard?

I was searching for an answer for this question and it got me thinking: What if a year on Asgard is longer than a year on Midgard? Thor and Loki can be same Asgard age but born God knows how many of ...
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How does Spider-Man manage to hold on to his webs?

When Spider-Man web slings across town, the general procedure is shoot web, hold it, swing, airtime, repeat. For good grip, the end of the web line he's holding should be well below the center of his ...
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X-men cartoon episode (or arc) with Cable and Apocalypse

The plot as I remembered is as follows: Do you know which episodes fall into this arc?
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Why did Tony Stark have to do the snap?

In the movie scene, it seems to me that at the point when Tony snatches the stones off of Thanos' gauntlet, the situation was pretty much in control already. With Captain Marvel having destroyed ...
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What are the scales and wings for on Captain America's costume?

Captain America's costume features wings on the temples and scale-like things on the top half of the torso. I have often wondered, what are the point of these items? My guess is that the wings are ...
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Why were there Tony Stark's clothes on-board the Quinjet which ended up on Sakaar?

When Hulk turned back into Bruce Banner on Sakaar, Thor gave him Tony Stark's clothes. But, what were Tony's clothes doing in Quinjet? Tony might have helped S.H.I.E.L.D. in the Quinjets' development, ...
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In Hulk (2003) why did one person survive but another didn't?

At the end of the movie when I looked it up on wikipedia and it has So how come the Hulk's power was too much for him? If he had absorbed a lot of the Hulk's power wouldn't that mean the Hulk was ...
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What happens to the original timeline Thanos's ship?

During the events of Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos takes Gamora from his ship to Vormir to get the Soul Stone, then heads directly to Titan, and afterwards to Earth to retrieve the Mind Stone. After ...
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Canonically, can Mjölnir be lifted by brute strength?

I was just watching Ultimate Avengers and apparently, Hulk got really angry and just decided to pick up Thor's hammer... Twice. Now we do know that people other than Thor can wield it as long as they ...
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How does Loki survive his fall at the end of Thor?

In one of the concluding scenes of the movie Thor, it's shown that Loki deliberately let go of the Scepter, and falls deep into the vast intergalactic sea sort of thing. How does he survive and return ...
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Whose symbol is on this Marvel belt?

I was gifted this magnificent belt that features the logo of several Marvel characters, specifically members of the Avengers. From top to bottom: Nick Fury/S.H.I.E.L.D., Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, unknown, ...
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Is there a comic dealing with Age of Ultron's future?

I've just finished reading the Age of Ultron comic (the paperback collected edition, if that helps), and the story basically goes that: However: I'd definitely be interested in seeing more of the ...
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How were S.H.I.E.L.D. resources available to The Avengers?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, we saw that That was fantastic, but the problem is: How exactly did S.H.I.E.L.D. arrange Is there an another incarnation of S.H.I.E.L.D., seeing as
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Was Thor trying to help or hinder Stark and Banner's plan?

This whole question is a spoiler: Was Thor's intention to destroy it, or did he learn some information after
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How far can Spider-man shoot his web with his web-shooters?

In recent gameplay demo of Marvel Spider-man ps4, I noticed that when he web zipping the web went pretty far (actually, incredibly far). Is that really true that his web can shoot really far? Is there ...
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Has Iron Man visited the 'quantum city'?

From Avengers: Endgame we have seen that the superheroes used the quantum realm to travel back in time. Also, we have seen in Ant-Man and the Wasp that there is a quantum city present in the quantum ...
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What is the AI assistant for the Rescue armor of Pepper?

In Avengers: Endgame Pepper Potts dons the Rescue armor. Does it have an AI assistant? If yes, what is its name? We have seen Iron Man use J.A.R.V.I.S. and F.R.I.D.A.Y, and Spider-Man has Karen and E....
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How does the shield around Wakanda work?

How come the first spaceship was completely blocked by the shield around Wakanda while some of the alien creatures passed through in Avengers: Infinity War?
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Who was the keeper of the Soul Stone before Red Skull?

Given that it was only in 1945 that Red Skull was transported to Vormir via the Space Stone, who was the keeper of the Soul Stone before him? Thanos is at least a 1000 years old in the MCU, if he knew ...
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Was Loki really Sorcerer Supreme?

Loki won the wizard tournament and became Sorcerer Supreme (shown in Doctor Strange #383). However, in Doctor Strange #385 this is said to have been a ruse, claimed by Zelma who thought she could ...
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Why doesn't Mjolnir give Captain America Thor-like armor?

Throughout Marvel's comic history, many characters have lifted Mjolnir, and most appear to gain some Thor-like armor when they do. Cases in point: Storm (yes, I know this image is technically ...
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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 did Thanos beat Hulk so easily?

Being that Hulk gets stronger when he gets angrier, how was Thanos able to knock Hulk out with such ease and why did Hulk not get more angry and increase his strength when fighting Thanos? From what I ...
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Can Someone Tell Me Where This Scene is From?

I recently found this online, and was wondering what it was from. Due to the content, it appears to be part of one of the novelizations of the first X-Men movie, but I can't tell for certain. Here is ...
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When Jean Gets Slimed By Toad, Are Her Grunts Random? [closed]

I was wondering this, because when she gets slimed by Toad, she grunts 7 times while trying to pry it off, 7 times when Cyclops finds her, and 3 right before he blasts it off. Is she trying to say ...
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How can Quicksilver run with someone without injuring them?

If Quicksilver can go that fast, if he didn't hold the person’s neck while running with them would his sudden burst of speed snap their neck? Or would they just have whiplash like in X-Men: Days Of ...
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Is Thanos more powerful in Endgame than he was in Infinity War?

In Endgame, the Thanos who comes from past to present seems more powerful. He's able to tackle Iron Man (with a more advanced suit), Captain America, and Thor (with Mjonir and Stormbreaker) very ...
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Is Charles Xavier the only one whose powers were not permanently affected?

In X-Men Apocalypse, Apocalypse permanently enhances any mutant he chooses. In order of appearance Apocalypse increases the powers of Storm Psylocke Angel Magneto By all accounts every one of them ...
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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 ...
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Did Emil Blonsky have access to the same serum as Bruce Banner?

Was the 'super soldier serum' that was injected into Emil Blonsky and Bruce Banner (by himself just before he was subjected to gamma radiation) the same serum or were they different in some way?
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Was Iron Man worthy of Mjolnir at the end of Endgame? [closed]

So I rewatched Avengers: Endgame earlier on and I was just wondering: Could Iron Man have lifted Thor's hammer in his final moments, considering
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What is the lifespan of a Flerken?

As we know that cats have a very short lifespan and Goose in Captain Marvel looked like an Earth cat but was an alien species(Flerken). It lived much longer than a cat. What is the lifespan of a ...
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Is T'Challa still recognized as the Black Panther at the end of Avengers: The Thanos Cabal?

Being posted in reference to Chadwick Boseman's most influential role. In The Thanos Cabal: Avengers/New Avengers Vol 12 , our heroes within the Illuminati are presented with a dire choice: use a bomb ...
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Is anyone in the Hulkbuster armor in the “Age of Ultron” trailer?

In the trailer, it shows the Hulk battling what appear to be Iron Man in his Hulkbuster armor. Is he actually in the armor (his own armor inside of the Hulkbuster) or is Ultron controlling the armor ...
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Is Eitri the King of Dwarves in the MCU as well?

In the comics, Eitri is the King of the Dwarves of Nidavellir. However in the MCU, there is no mention that Eitri is the king (except the wiki fandom page, which as usual, does not cite its sources). ...
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Where was Thanos at the end of Age of Ultron?

In the post credits scene for Avengers: Age of Ultron we see Thanos putting the Infinity Gauntlet on saying he will do things himself. In Avengers: Infinity War we ...
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Is it known what the markings mean on Drax The Destroyer's body?

Especially in the MCU, the markings on Drax' body are quite extensive (and very cool-looking I might add). They have a heavy leather-like texture. From what I could find, Drax's body is alien and ...
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Is there now a universe without Thanos?

Spoilers ahead! Plot points are revealed here, I'll put the deeper plot points in spoiler boxes. Time travel features heavily in the plot of Endgame. Correct me if I'm wrong, but the MCU seems to ...

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