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How come the Eye of Agamotto worked in the Dark Dimension?

It is my understanding that each universe has its own Infinity Stones and they only work within their respective universes. Dormammu exists within a universe where he controls every bit of energy and ...
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To build the Iron Man suit, what fields did Tony Stark need to be an expert in?

I have been thinking about superheroes lately and Iron Man seems to be the safest one. His suit allows him to practically be bulletproof. In what fields did Tony Stark have to be an expert in to ...
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What comic book line does The Amazing Spider-Man hope to follow?

Keen sets up in his answer Is The Amazing Spider-Man part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? that the new movie is a Sony, and as such does not have to fit into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which ...
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Can the Bifrost reach the TVA?

In Marvel's Loki (2021), the four-dimensional location of the Time Variance Authority is never officially established. However, the Bifrost is shown to be able to transport multiple characters across ...
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Why is there a line in English in Loki's song?

In Episode 3, Loki sings an Asgardian drinking song: The lyrics are as follows: Når hun synger hun synger kom hjem Men trærne danser og fosserne stanser When she ...
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Has it ever been suggested that Natasha Romanoff is of the Romanoff Dynasty?

For reference, the House of Romanov (also transcribed Romanoff; Russian: Рома́новы, tr. Románovy, IPA: [rɐˈmanəvɨ]) was the reigning imperial house of Russia from 1613 to 1917. They achieved ...
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Is there an official Marvel Cinematic Universe viewing order?

I'm planning on re-watching the currently-released 5 Marvel films prior to seeing The Avengers. Have Marvel released any sort of official viewing order? Captain America: The First Avenger seems like ...
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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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Why didn't The Amazing Spiderman show Norman Osborn?

In The Amazing Spiderman (2012), Norman Osborn is frequently referenced as the reason for employment of Curt Connors/the Lizard, but always represented by a proxy in the form of Oscorp executive Rajit ...
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Why did the main antagonist truck in “Maximum Overdrive” (1986) have a Green Goblin mask on its front grille?

Stephen King’s 1986 film Maximum Overdrive—which was an adaptation of his 1978 short story, Trucks—featured a killer truck that had a Green Goblin mask on its front grille; see screenshot below. ...
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Why are Hope and Janet's surname's van Dyne and not Pym?

Janet and Hope's surnames in the MCU are van Dyne yet Hank's is Pym. Janet is married to Hank and Hope is their daughter. It is usually the case that a wife will take their husband's surname upon ...
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Why didn't Tony put a parachute in Rhodes suit but put one in Peter's suit?

In Captain America: Civil War, Rhodes falls from the sky and there is no parachute. But in Spider-Man: Homecoming, Peter falls and there is a parachute to save him. Why did Tony put a parachute in ...
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Was the spider that bit Peter Parker in the Sam Raimi universe radioactive?

In Sam Raimi's Spider-Man (2002), it's revealed during the class trip scene to Oscorp Labs that the spider that bit Peter Parker is an entirely new species created by combining all the best genetic ...
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Martial artist ally of Doctor Strange in a Spider-Man cartoon

This character appeared in an episode of the early-mid '90s Spider-Man cartoon, specifically the episode where Spider-Man teams up with Strange to stop Strange's enemy Mordo and rescue Mary Jane from ...
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Why does the Cloak of Levitation "accept" Doctor Strange so quickly?

It's never really explained how "relics" choose which sorcerers can wield them, but the Cloak made an exceptionally fast decision about Strange. Only a few minutes after his arrival in the sanctuary, ...
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Did the Ancient One know about Xu Wenwu and the Ten Rings?

I would like to know if the Ancient One knew about Xu Wenwu and the Ten Rings since it was her job to protect the Earth from any magical/supernatural threats. In the movie Shang-Chi and The Legend of ...
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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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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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In Raimi's Spider-Man Trilogy, how many years passed in the storyline between each film?

The only info I could find was from Wikipedia, which did not cite their source, but states that two years pass between the events of Spider-Man (2002) and Spider-Man 2 (2004). No passage is stated for ...
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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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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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Daredevil comic in which he is visited by aliens that look like humans from the 19th century

I think it may be from around 1970 but I haven't found any comic book covers that look like this story. A group of some aliens (may be three) pay Daredevil a visit. Their spaceship looks like an ...
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Has Doctor Strange become the Sorcerer Supreme?

Has Stephen Strange officially become the Sorcerer Supreme? In Doctor Strange, the Ancient One was killed unexpectedly. Strange was not appointed as the Sorcerer Supreme, but in Thor: Ragnarok and ...
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Is any version of Spider-Man motivated by thrill of action?

According to the fourth stanza of the lyrics in their song, Spider-Man, the eponymously named theme song of the 1967 cartoon show Spider-Man, composed by Paul Francis Webster and Bob Harris, it is ...
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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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How does Captain America's shield work?

Captain America is able to throw his circular shield and have it return it to him like a boomerang. Is this even possible according to physics (especially considering the ranges at which he uses the ...
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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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Are the MCU Mandarin's ten rings different from the ones in the comics?

After watching Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, I wondered what the Mandarin's rings were like in the comics, compared to the MCU versions. I ended up finding that they seem quite different ...
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Are the events shown as Ten Rings influencing history meant to map to historical events?

In Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, at the beginning of the film, when the Ten Rings organization is being described, it is indicated that they have shaped history throughout the ages, and ...
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What are these creatures in Shang-Chi?

Shang-Chi: Legend of the 10 Rings features a variety of classical Chinese mythical creatures. However I did not recognise the antagonist "soul sucker" creatures. I have no example images, ...
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80s-90s comic where Punisher's van gets blown up... twice

This happened probably sometime in the late eighties to mid-nineties, when Microchip was Frank's regular partner. Frank had his Battle Van, equipped with a lot of expensive technology. It got blown ...
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Why did Miles Morales get non-spider-like powers (bio-electrokinesis and invisibility) that are vastly different from the other spider people?

Background I've only watched "Into the Spider-Verse" (and loved it!), as well as the Sam Raimi movies and the first "Amazing Spider-Man". Not sure if the other movies are relevant, but I'll be using "...
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Who was the keeper of the Soul Stone before the Red Skull?

Given that it was only in 1945 that the Red Skull was transported to Vormir via the Space Stone, who was the keeper of the Soul Stone before him? Thanos is at least 1000 years old in the MCU; if he ...
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Can X-23 physically grow?

Laura, also known as X-23 is a young mutant who can heal. If her bones are covered in adamantium, how can she ever grow?
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How large is the Marvel universe?

I mean that in terms of the literal size. It's well known that grasping the immense size of the universe is difficult, to say the least, for most people. As such, it's normal that stories occurring in ...
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Can the Power Stone be stopped from destroying an entire planet if the wielder desires it?

In Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Ronan the Accuser's plan to destroy Xandar involves using the Power Stone to destroy the population of the planet. It is described that the Power Stone ...
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Is Peter's aunt May Parker Italian?

To be clear, I am referring only to the recent Spider-Man: Homecoming movie here. In the movie when Peter Parker goes to Mr. Delmar's Grocery store, the following conversation occurs: Delmar: How'...
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Is Thanos a galactic, universal, or multi-universal threat?

Thanos is big in terms of the way he is feared. I want to know if he is part of only the galaxy. For example, the heroes known as "The Guardians of the Galaxy" are so named because they protect only ...
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Why didn't Scott grow tired in Endgame when he was Giant-Man?

Whenever we see Scott grow big into Giant-Man he ends up growing tired and passing out or almost passing out. We see this in Captain America: Civil War, where he doesn't stay big for too long before ...
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Where is the Time Variance Authority located across time and space, and could it be located in the Quantum Realm? [closed]

In the show Loki (2021), the Time Variance Authority (TVA) is shown to be a massive city-like structure. However, there is no view of the outside world given from inside the TVA. Is there a canon ...
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When does the sacred timeline split in the MCU timeline?

During the events of episode 6 in Loki, the sacred timeline splits. This happens at the end of time (or something like that), meaning it doesn't take place at a specific time. So in the MCU timeline, ...
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What does Deadpool mean in this comic book page?

On this comic book page, Deadpool says I guess if you want to do something right...you've got to do it over and over again until it sticks Does this mean that the only true end to a battle is a ...
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Is there a less fragmented order for watching the Marvel Cinematic Universe before Avengers: Endgame? [closed]

As winter turns to spring, a young nerd's thoughts may turn from the brightly-blossoming trees and unfamiliar sunshine, towards the warm and familiar embrace of a Marvel Cinematic Universe re-watch in ...
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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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How is Tony Stark so rich?

How did Iron Man become so rich? Since he's a superhero, I hope that he wouldn't do anything illegal such as tax evasion. I understand that he's one of the big leaders among the Avengers, but it's not ...
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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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Did Loki know that Antonia Dreykov was alive?

In the very first Avengers movie, Loki taunts Natasha by telling her that he knows all the horrors that she committed in the name of Hydra. That being said, he had the Tesseract and even without it he ...
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Has it been revealed how many MCU projects Evan Peters' contract is?

Main reason I ask is due to people like Tom Holland. When he was contracted by Marvel, it was for 3 solo Spider-Man films, and then 3 appearances in other films (these being Captain America: Civil War,...
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What role did Matt Damon play in Thor: Ragnarok?

Going through filmography of Matt Damon, I found that he acted in Thor: Ragnarok. When I couldn't recall him from my memory of Thor: Ragnarok, I googled. But, his role is nowhere to be found. What ...
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Why doesn't Doctor Strange remove the Infinity Gauntlet from Thanos?

Doctor Strange seemingly has the ability to open portals wherever he wants. We see at the beginning of Infinity War what happens when he closes a portal and someone isn't fully through it. Is there ...

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