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MCU: Significance to the designation of Earth-199999

There is evidence that the past Marvel editors and writers used easter eggs or dating conventions in the naming of different Marvel Universes. For example: The Marvel Zombies vs Army of Darkness ...
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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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Anybody have the 1995 Favorite Avenger Poll *full* results?

I was verifying the results of the Favorite Avengers Poll from '95 and got to thinking about the full results, how (I think) I only ever saw these top 20 "reprinted" in Avengers #396 (March '...
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Where in the movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is the answer to who created Rocket Raccoon hidden?

According to the tweet below by James Gunn, the answer to who created Rocket Raccoon in the MCU is hidden somewhere in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Which Easter eggs is James Gunn referring to? ...
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Has Daredevil ever lost his faith?

I just caught up with season 3 of Daredevil, which follows Matt during a rather dark time in his life. As is traditional for characters of a religious bent, the arc included plenty of angst and ...
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Is Roderick Kingsley supposed to be a dig at a Marvel Executive?

I've been catching up with Superior Spider-Man, and can't help but wonder if Roderick Kingsley, the original Hob-Goblin, is supposed to be an analogue for a real-life person within Marvel ...
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What does Baymax's name mean?

Since neither Wikipedia nor the Marvel Database seems to know, anyone here have any well-sourced idea where Baymax's name came from?
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Who was the old guy with the last part of the device in the penultimate episode of Agents of Shield?

When the Agents of Shield assembled for the last time in the other timeline, who was the old guy who said the bus was late that brought the tuning fork? Seems like lots of the things that happened in ...
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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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Christian conversion X-men fanfic involving Wolfsbane and Wolverine in Limbo, autumnal theme

I read it probably 15 years ago (1998-2002), while in college. It was on a website devoted to fanfic, but might have originated on the FFML (FanFiction Mailing List). It started with Rahne being ...
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Who is watching the resurrection happen?

In the MCU series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., we learn of the resurrection of S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Phil Coulson through the T.A.H.I.T.I. process. In the background of the scene in which this occurs, there ...
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How do Spider-Man's pockets work?

In the Secret Wars #6 (2015) comic book, there was a humorous scene that revealed Spider-Man (Miles Morales) had been carrying a burger in his pocket. This detail seems a bit odd to me, considering ...
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What does each Eternal's suit iconography show?

Each Eternal's suit is unique, but each seems to have some iconography at the top of the chest. Ikaris' suit seems to show a stylised person with wings, but I could be imagining it. What are the ...
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What does the diamond on Mister Sinister's forehead do?

As far as I remember, Mister Sinister has had a Red Diamond on his forehead, such as this image from 1989. I can't find anything online to explain this gem. Is it just aesthetics, or does it serve a ...
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Why was this line from "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" removed in Hawkeye?

The end credits of Episode 5 of Hawkeye are set to "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch", referencing both the show's Christmas setting and The second verse of the song goes like this: You're a ...
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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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What were the original purpose(s) of Doc Ock's auxiliary gadgets in his mechanical tentacles?

In the Sam Raimi-directed film Spider-Man 2, Doctor Octavius creates his iconic harness of mechanical tentacles for the purpose of manipulating and controlling his fusion experiment. In addition to ...
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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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Who is this 90s Marvel comic character that has three bodies?

I was an avid comic reader in the 90s and distinctly recall a hero/side character that appeared in an Avengers comic who appeared to have three bodies. The bodies looked very different with one having ...
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How did Kamran gain his powers?

In the penultimate episode of Ms. Marvel, Najma imbues Kamran with powers almost identical to Kamala's, I don't understand how Najma could bestow these powers when she herself never had them to begin ...
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What is the story continuing the "future of international espionage" plot from Spider-Man (2016)?

I've just finished reading the Spider-Man (2016) series by Bendis. In the last panel of issue #21, Miles's dad meets Cable talking about the "future of international espionage". A few ...
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Are these Dark Dimensions the same?

The Dark Dimension shows up in Doctor Strange, Runaways, and Cloak and Dagger. Now, when Nico uses the staff, her eyes and the area around them develop a pattern very similar to that of Kaecilius and ...
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What were the Kingpin's plans for Spider-Man?

In an issue of Spectacular Spider-Man in the Birth of Venom collection, A lieutenant of the Kingpin called the Rose puts a contract on Spider-Man's life. In a later issue when the Kingpin learns of ...
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Did Mystique or Rogue get their mutation back in the terminated timeline?

In X-Men 3: The Last Stand, after Magneto rescues Mystique and frees a bunch of other mutants, one of the guards goes to shoot him only for Mystique to protect him, being hit by the Serum Darts that ...
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Why don't people know Iron Man is Tony in the Extremis comic?

According to a bunch of reading guides, Iron Man Extremis occurs during the early days of New Avengers right around House of M. So why is it that in Extremis, no one knows that Iron Man is Tony Stark? ...
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Is there an Easter egg in the prison arrival scene with the woman watching a 3D family video?

Saw a clip on YouTube of the GotG prison arrival scene. As the walk into the Common room of the prison, the camera pans across a woman watching a "family 3D video or maybe a live 3D video call&...
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Why are humans referred to as "flatheads" by Apocalypse in Age of Apocalypse?

In Age of Apocalypse, Apocalypse refers over and over to humans as "flatheads". Is there a particular reason for doing so, besides being "insulting"? I always thought that somehow ...
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What happens to Colossus' injuries in Deadpool 2?

During the final confrontation in Deadpool 2, Deadpool and Cable are trying to save Firefist while During this scene I saw that Colossus (in his metal form) gets his forehead smashed and dented by ...
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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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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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What Did Steve Rogers Notice at the End of Captain America #6

As everyone knows, Captain America has been given a new past as a member of Hydra by the machinations of the Red Skull. However, his innate character is still unchanged, and he's planning to kill the ...
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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 did the writers choose the names "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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Did the US ever have 51 states in Marvel comics?

In X-Statix (2002) #16 (published January 2004), Myles says that "America has fifty-one states": Since one of Myles's main character trait is his education (as a well-read Harvard student – well, ...
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Which real-life battles did Captain America fight in?

Over the years, due to various retcons, Captain America seems to fought in practically every single battle in World War II. Is there a list of the real-life World War II battles Steve Rogers of the ...
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Is Aimi Yoshida the daughter of Sunfire?

Back in 2011, a company known as Silicon Knights released a game called X-Men: Destiny. This game focused on playing as one of three characters: Aimi Yoshida, who feels that her father abandoned her. ...
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Do all the What If universes from the MCU have official designations?

The MCU is set in Earth-199999, and in the comics: "Marvel has given several What If stories official numerical designations to make them contiguous with the Marvel Multiverse and differentiate ...
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Are specific dates of the Snap and the Blip known? Why or why not?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe fandom page gives the dates of the Snap and the Blip as "Spring 2018" and "October 2023". You would think that these dates would be well known to all ...
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Is there a reason Ant-Man looks sad when the Asgardians are hailing the Avengers?

At the end of the first season of The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes animated series, after Thor admitted to his father the real saviour of the Nine Realms was not him but actually are the ...
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Trying to identify this trade paperback containing several Fantastic Four stories

I'm trying to identify a Fantastic Four trade paperback I read approx. 10 years ago but that might have been older (1990s, early 2000s). It contained several distinct stories: A story where Reed and ...
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What is Tara Tam's ethnicity?

In Chip Zdarsky's 2015 run of Howard the Duck, the primary supporting character is Tara Tam, a millennial tattoo artist that becomes acquainted with Howard and accompanies him throughout some of his ...
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Are Loki's Horns Functional Or Decorative?

FYI: I'm most interested in the comics here and not anything in the TV/MCU versions. Are the horns on Loki's helmet functional in any way? Or are they purely decorative? e.g. has he ever killed ...
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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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Comic book issue where the Red Skull [sarcastically] calls Captain America gay

I remember reading a Captain America story arc where the Red Skull captures Captain America (I guess). The Skull the offers Captain America anything he wants in exchange for his support. During the ...
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Are Cull Obsidian and Corvus Glaive biological brothers in the MCU?

Cull Obsidian (Black Dwarf) and Corvus Glaive are biologically brothers in the comics, Earth-616, but it's not clear if this holds true in the MCU as well, especially with a name change. Things like ...
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Was Marvel's Falcon named after the original Uncle Sam?

The original character of Falcon debuted in Captain America no. 117 (1969) and soon became Cap's partner/sidekick. In his second appearance, it was revealed that the character's actual name was Sam ...
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Who was Edmund Cleary Cass?

In Daredevil season 3, episode 11, Karen Page & Matt Murdock have to hide out inside a crypt within a Catholic Church. The plaque on the casket they hide inside says: Edmond Cleary Cass ...
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Do any of the Spider-Women have a Spider-Sense?

Not speaking here of the most recent Spider-Women and girls, like Silk or Spider-Gwen; this would go without saying, as the same spider that bit Peter bit them, and thus transferred the same powers. I ...
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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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