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S.H.I.E.L.D. is a law enforcement and espionage agency in the Marvel Universe. It mainly deals with threats that are too dangerous for regular law enforcement, such as superhumans. S.H.I.E.L.D. appears in most forms of Marvel media including the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel TV shows, and Marvel comics.

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Was the SSR created for the MCU specifically or did it exist in the comics?

I know that in the MCU the SSR is the precursor to S.H.I.E.L.D. However, did it exist in any form in the comics?
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What happened to Helicarrier no. 64 following the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron?

Spoilers for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and Avengers: Age of Ultron below. In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Coulson enacts Theta Protocol and sends Helicarrier no. 64 to help the Avengers. In Avengers: Age ...
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Why was Howard Stark transporting the blue substance in Civil war?

In the third Captain America film, we see that the winter soldier is sent to assassinate Howard Stark and retrieve something that Hydra eventually uses to create the next group of winter soldiers. ...
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Why would SHIELD play a game from 1941 on the radio?

At the end of Captain America: The First Avenger, Cap wakes up in a "Recovery Room" with an Agent Carter lookalike and all of the good ol' 1945 comforts, complete with a handheld radio playing a ...
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How does Zola end up like this in The Winter Soldier?

I'm watching all the Marvel films through for the first time, and I've also never read the comics. I'm currently watching Captain America: The Winter Soldier and I'm not really sure I understand the ...
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Has the Marvel Cinematic Universe made any mention of S.W.O.R.D.?

Especially since it seems a lot of intergalactic stuff is heading towards Earth I wonder if SHIELD's outer space sibling has made any appearances yet.
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What do the different SHIELD logos mean?

In the avengers movie and the agents of shield series we usually see a variation of this logo for shield, However I've also noticed this logo appearing at different points as well, I can't seem to ...
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What was SHIELD doing during the Battle of New York?

It's a common conceit of superhero movies that the threat has to be stopped by the hero, and the military doesn't play as large a role as it probably would in the real world. Out-of-universe, it's an ...
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As of Phase 2, what's the status of the original Helicarrier?

After the events of Avengers, S.H.I.E.L.D.'s helicarrier has taken quite a bit of damage. Between the Hulk/Thor battle and the sabotage from Hawkeye's attack, it's taken a beating. However, I don't ...
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What's the Helicarrier's name?

Military craft are named, especially the bigger craft. In Avengers, S.H.I.E.L.D. has a Helicarrier, but I don't recall it ever being referred to by name. Does the Helicarrier have a name, and if so, ...
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In comics, does S.H.I.E.L.D. have tech to revive dead?

In Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series, Dr. Streitan told Coulson that Coulson was dead for days after Loki stabbed him. So, certainly, S.H.I.E.L.D. has tech to revive deads. The TV series hasn'...
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What are the positions of Maria Hill, Victoria Hand, and Nick Fury in the MCU?

In the MCU, we were first introduced to Nick Fury. As of the Avengers, we were introduced to Maria Hill. And as of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., we were introduced to Victoria Hand. All three characters ...
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When did SHIELD start to keep an eye on Tony Stark?

The day Tony Stark returns from Afghanistan, he holds a press conference. You can see Agent Coulson in the crowd. I think no-one knows that Tony will become "Iron Man" at that time. My question is ...