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Questions tagged [thanos]

Refers to the mutant Eternal supervillian with the Deviant gene featured in Marvel Comics Universe. He is known for his worship of Mistress Death.

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Is there any algorithm, logic, rule or law for Thanos' actions at the end of Avenger: Infinity War? [duplicate]

I want to know here is there any logic, law or rule where Thanos determines that these Just curious in this utter randomness or is there any order?
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Is Thanos' desire to destroy half of the Universe true to the comic books?

Is Thanos' destruction of half of everyone in the Universe based on any comic book issue or is this a new idea in the Infinity War movie? This question seems to imply yes. It was elegantly presented ...
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In the comics did Thanos “kill” just sentient beings or all creatures with the snap?

In the trailer for Avengers: Endgame Black Widow states that: Thanos did what he planned to do, killed half of all living creatures in the universe. Now that line suggests that this was not just ...
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Was Thanos immune to the annihilation wave? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War Thanos was building the Infinity Gauntlet to annihilate half of the living beings. Was he immune to the annihilation, or unleashing it was for Thanos like pulling the ...
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Is Thanos immortal? [closed]

I don’t think I have seen or read anything implying Thanos couldn’t be killed, which begs the question: Why didn’t Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Spider-Man, Star Lord, Mantis and Nebula simply kill Thanos ...
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Thanos' Second Gauntlet [duplicate]

So at the end of Age of Ultron, during the post credit scene, we see Thanos grab a gauntlet (not sure from where) and says "Fine, I'll do it myself" or something like that, he puts on the gauntlet, ...
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Why is MCU Thanos inferior to his 616 counterpart? [closed]

In Thanos: Infinity Gauntlet, Thanos was extremely powerful with the Infinity Gauntlet, and would no way get severely injured by Thor's stormbreaker. With the IG, he knew what moves people would make ...
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How did Thanos travel from place to place?

In Avengers: Infinity War Thanos was able to travel through what looked like some sort of worm hole or portal. What allowed him to do this? And what is the mechanism ...
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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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Why Black Order is so devoted to Thanos, even if they can also be randomly killed?

In film Avengers: Infinity War we see that all members of the Black Order If so - why are they helping him? When Thanos Does Thanos ensure that the Black Order will be omitted by his actions or are ...
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What beings are included in Thanos' culling? [duplicate]

I've seen a few threads on whether or not Thanos would have been able to defeat Dormammu in single combat. It seems to be mostly speculation, but it got me thinking. Did Dormammu have a 50/50 chance ...
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Thanos halving the universe's population makes no sense regarding population growth [duplicate]

They changed Thanos' motivation for killing half the universe's population in the movies. In the comics, he did it to impress Mistress Death. In the movie, his reasoning was to reduce overpopulation ...
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Why did Thanos slaughter half of this population at the start of Avengers: Infinity War?

Why did Thanos slaughter half the population of the at the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War? I understand that he believes half the population of the universe needs to be sacrificed in order to ...
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Could Thanos have inadvertently 'snapped' himself out of existence? [duplicate]

Given the power of the unified Infinity Stones, had Thanos decreed half the universe out of existence without specifying himself as an exclusion? Could he have accidentally wiped himself out? The ...
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In Infinity War, what is the fighting technique used by Thanos during the fight with the Hulk?

In the beginning of "Avengers: Infinity War", Thanos and the Hulk had a very intense fight: While the Hulk fights like he's brawling in the street, Thanos is more ...
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Would Thanos have been able to retrieve the Time Stone if Dr. Strange had given it to Dormammu? [closed]

If Dr. Strange had given the Time Stone to Dormammu before he fought Thanos in Infinity War, would Thanos have enough power via the five other Infinity Stones to defeat Dormammu and retrieve the Time ...
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Why didn't Thanos make a minion get the Soul Stone?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos pays a pretty high price to obtain the Soul Stone. However, it's been shown that he's okay with sending minions to collect Infinity Stones, who later hand them over ...
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Were all titans as powerful as Thanos?

In Guardians of the Galaxy we learn that only someone with great power can touch an Infinity Stone, yet we see Thanos pick them up with no issue. Even without the stones, Thanos is shown to be ...
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Why did Thanos give that Scepter to Loki? [duplicate]

In Avengers, Thanos gives Loki the Chitauri Scepter which actually contains the Mind Stone, revealed in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Then why did Thanos give that Scepter to Loki when that stone is that ...
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Is there an alternate reality/universe female version of Thanos?

I recently came across some Thanos fan-art depicting the mad-Titan as a female (image below). This got me thinking, is there an alternate version of Thanos who is female?
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What does Thanos mean by this?

When Thanos and Gamora are in Vormir, Thanos says this to Gamora: What does he mean by that? Specifically:
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How does Thanos know what size slot is needed to hold each Infinity Stone?

As we see in Avengers: Infinity War, not only does Thanos have the gauntlet but However... how did he know what was needed to house the stones? I am not too bothered by "a mystical item forged by ...
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Is Thanos a Mutant among Titans?

The other night just as I was going to bed (10/05/2018 around 12:30 AM), on Free-to-air television in Australia on 7Mate (Channel 63) there was a program called Jabba's Avengers Special where they ...
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How does Thanos know his plan will work?

How can Thanos be sure that will undoubtedly rejuvenate the remaining life and that the finite resources in the universe will be sufficient for the remainder of sentient life? If he knows for ...
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Why did Thanos choose the mechanism that he did?

Thanos' stated motivation in Avengers: Infinity War is to solve the problems of scarcity and overpopulation, by which he needs all of the Infinity Stones to do. However, the Reality Gem allows him to ...
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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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Does this organization still exist?

In Infinity War, it is briefly mentioned that Thanos Do still exist? If so, in what capacity?
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Why did Thanos wipe out this race?

Eitri states that Thanos Knowing Thanos' fixation with
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Why didn't Thanos kill this character?

In Avengers: Infinity War, when Thanos he then leaves Why?
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Can Thanos pick up Mjolnir after wearing the infinity gauntlet?

I know wearing the Infinity Gauntlet doesn't make Thanos worthy, but seeing that he could alter reality, destroy half of the universe in one go using the gauntlet, (and much more awesome stuff) I ...
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Would The Living Tribunal have been able to carry out a sentence against Thanos (with Infinity Gauntlet)?

As I mentioned in this question, The Living Tribunal didn't find Thanos guilty. Had he found Thanos guilty of cosmic crime, could he be able to do anything to Thanos? Also, with the power of Infinity ...
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Why is Thanos supposed to be scary?

The upcoming Marvel movies draw Thanos as some kind of demigod, with all the heroes of the universe unable to beat him. But why is he so fearsome? His powers seem to be mostly physical, at least their ...
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How much do the Avengers know of Thanos?

Given Thor's dialogue at the end of Age of Ultron, obviously the Avengers don't know about Thanos per se. However, he knows someone is out there. For example, Thor would know that the Chitauri weren'...
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Why is Thanos called The “Mad” Titan?

Why is Thanos called "mad"? He is a master in strategy, adept in sciences far beyond Earth technology. In Age of Ultron, Thor happens to mention that someone is making things happen involving infinity ...
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Was Thanos involved in the events of Age of Ultron?

In the mid-credit scene of Avengers: Age of Ultron movie, we saw that Now, the question is: Why would he say that such way?
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How did Thanos die prior to the events of The Infinity Gauntlet?

In the beginning of The Infinity Gauntlet comics, Mistress Death brought Thanos back to life (based on what Silver Surfer told Dr. Strange). But, how did Thanos die in the first place?
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Has Thanos ever been defeated?

I already know that in some comics he cannot die as a result of Death barring him from her realm. But has he ever been defeated in combat by one person or a group of people? I'm only wondering ...
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Why didn't Thanos go after the orb personally? [duplicate]

In Guardians of the Galaxy, if Thanos knew the orb contained an Infinity Stone (one of the most powerful artefacts in the galaxy), why did he send Ronan to retrieve it? It was pretty clear from their ...
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What's with Thanos' “headquarters”?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, (specifically The Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy), Thanos is seen in a throne floating above a desolate asteroid field. This seems really impractical. Even ...
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Can Deadpool be killed?

Thanos cursed Deadpool to not die anymore. He already had his head decapitated, but after his head was put back in place, he returned to life. Has anyone read anything about it? I mean, how to finish, ...
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How did Squirrel Girl defeat Thanos?

I was in a Marvel forum, and I saw a picture of Squirrel Girl with a defeated Thanos, and the Watcher saying that it was the real Thanos, and that she had saved the universe. I'm not sure if that is ...
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What is the list of comics series about Thanos (Marvel Comics) and the Infinity Gauntlet?

I just remembered about my childhood comics and remembered The Infinity series involving Thanos in the 90's. After a quick search I found out that the series continued well after I stopped collecting ...
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Why didn't Thanos come to Earth to retrieve Tesseract by himself?

In the Avengers movie, why didn't Thanos personally come to Earth instead of Loki? Or, if Loki's skills were required, why didn't he come with Chitauri? He knew that humans were primitive; there ...
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Did Dr. Doom eventually find out that Thanos was watching over him?

My friend and I were having a debate on Dr. Doom vs Thanos. He told me that Thanos has Dr. Doom under constant watch because he considers him a threat. I have seen the scans. My question is did Dr. ...
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What to read to get familiar with Thanos? [closed]

I understand the Marvel villain Thanos has been around since the 70's. I grew up largely on DC comics though, so I'm only vaguely familiar with him. What are good Thanos stories to read to get up to ...