Questions tagged [the-infinity-gauntlet]

For questions about "The Infinity Gauntlet", a six-issue comic book limited series detailing Thanos's use of the Infinity Gems. For questions about the Gauntlet itself, please use the tag [infinity-stones]. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag.

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Could Thanos have created more resources rather than kill half of the population? MCU [duplicate]

How powerful are the Infinity Stones when they are all combined in the Infinity Gauntlet? Thanos states that he wants to kill half of the population in order to ensure that there are enough resources ...
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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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In Marvel Comics, what material is the Infinity Gauntlet itself made out of?

The Infinity Gauntlet is the way that Thanos and others have wielded the six Infinity Gems. In comics, it looks like this: In the comics universe (not the Marvel Cinematic Universe), what material is ...
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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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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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Are there any differences in deaths between the comic series (The Infinity Gauntlet) and the film (Avengers: Infinity War)

Both in the comic book series The Infinity Gauntlet and its film adaptation Avengers: Infinity Wars does Thanos Are there any differences in deaths between the two events? I'm primarily interested ...
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Is the Infinity Gauntlet still usable after the events of Infinity War? [closed]

At the end of Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos When we last see him, he's sitting in a hut where he smiles and it looks like his entire left hand is severely damaged. It goes all the way to the left ...
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Are the Infinity Stones in the comics and in the film in the same positions in the Infinity Gauntlet?

Is the placement order of the Infinity Stones in Avengers: Infinity War the same as in the comic books? E.g. the same stone in the center and at each knuckle?
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Who decides which half of the universe should be destroyed?

Although my question is based on the comic mini-series Infinity Gauntlet issues #1 through 6, I'm open to any and all answers (i.e Movies, other comic books etc. etc.) across the Marvel multi-verse. ...
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Why couldn't Nebula see Adam Warlock?

This is a question about the original comic story of Infinity war. It's a question about events near the end, so I'll put the rest in spoiler tags. My question is, why?
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How did Thanos survive a thermonuclear bomb?

In the end of Infinity Gauntlet (1991) comic series, Thanos detonated a thermonuclear bomb present in his belt. But, we later learned that he had actually tried to fool others and was perfectly okay. ...
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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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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?