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Are Captain Marvel's powers affected by Thanos' actions in Avengers: Infinity War?

No. The main part that I think you are misunderstanding is that her powers were derived from a power source (the warp drive) made by the Tesseract, but not the Tesseract itself or even the Space Stone,...
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Why does Captain Marvel assume the planet where she lands would recognize her credentials?

The only mistake Danvers makes is assuming this is a planet that knows about aliens, based on the fact that they're clearly not a stone age level society. Most civilizations will spend hundreds of ...
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Why was Goose renamed from Chewie for the Captain Marvel film?

Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck have answered this during an interview with Collider. In short it appears to have been because they wanted a reference more specific to Danvers' past and something that would ...
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Whose blood did Carol Danvers receive, Mar-vell's or Yon-Rogg's in the movie?

The way I understood it, Carol was infused with the energy from Mar-Vell's engine, but her Kree blood is from Yon-Rogg. By the time the engine blows up, Mar-Vell is in no shape to be giving blood ...
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If Captain Marvel (MCU) were to have a child with a human male, would the child be human or Kree?

Whilst the official answer of the MCU is technically "unknown" I would posit that she would have human children. She may not actually be Kree In the trailer and film Yon-Rogg and the Supreme ...
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Why can Carol Danvers change her suit colours in the first place?

Camouflage A big benefit of being able to change your colours on the fly would be so that you can camouflage yourself into your surroundings. We don't see them do this in the film, if I remember ...
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How did Captain Marvel do this without dying?

There are few things at play here, Carol absorbs the energy from the light speed engine that powered the ship not from the Tesseract itself. This energy is then likely less fatal than if she'd ...
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Why was 'Captain Marvel' set largely in the 1990s?

This was addressed in an interview with Kevin Feige of Marvel. In short, it was driven by the fact that this was a previously unexplored period in the Marvel timeline. EW: I wanted to ask you a ...
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If Nick Fury and Coulson already knew about aliens (Kree and Skrull) why did they wait until Thor's appearance to start making weapons?

While this isn’t a comment from Marvel, I think the films themselves avoid any discrepancy. 1. Maybe they didn't wait SHIELD doesn't start producing weapons from the Tesseract until after the events ...
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What's the meaning of "411 on the late-night drop box"?

"The 411" is a reference to requesting (or in this case giving) information. It's listed in Maciej Widawski's African American Slang as "Information or fact" A "late night drop box" was used by ...
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Why does Captain Marvel not age between the events of Captain Marvel and Avengers: Endgame?

The bottom answer was "correct" at the time of the trailer, however, it is not necessarily the true answer now. The true answer would appear to be because she was given Kree blood and her ...
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How did the power source of Mar-Vell's aircraft end up with her?

So, official Tesseract timeline: Captain America: The First Avenger • hidden for thousands of years in Asgardian mural, uncovered by Red Skull • burned through hull of plane, fell ...
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If Nick Fury and Coulson already knew about aliens (Kree and Skrull) why did they wait until Thor's appearance to start making weapons?

It would appear as if Fury was telling the truth to the Avengers and that research into the Tesseract was underway since SHIELD got it back at the end of Captain Marvel. However, Phase 2 itself had ...
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Why did Yon-Rogg want to fight Captain Marvel hand-to-hand after he crashes on Earth?

This calls back to an early scene in the movie where they spar. In that early scene, Yon-Rogg asserts his dominance over Carol both as her mentor and as a superior hand-to-hand combatant. He knows now ...
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Why does Captain Marvel in the MCU not have her sash?

After having a look around and flicking through various books I have found that this is answered in Marvel's Captain Marvel: The Art Of The Movie. In it Andy Park says that because her uniform is that ...
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Is the MCU origin for the "Avengers” name consistent with the comics?

This is a movie invention. In the comics The Avengers are formed by Thor, Hulk, Iron Man and Ant-Man and the Wasp. They do so after they all individually respond to a call of Hulk attacking a train. ...
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Why do the Kree attack Skrulls in Captain Marvel?

Through direct and indirect means, we find out of that the Kree-Skrull War is a result of the Skrulls refusing to submit to the Kree. During the reveal, Talos claims that the Kree have been ...
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After Mar-Vell was murdered, how come the Tesseract got transported back to her secret laboratory?

The core, or Tesseract, was never in the ship that was shot down by Yon-Rogg and later blown up by Carol. Rather, the ship used an engine that was developed using the Tesseract as its power source. ...
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How did Monica know how to operate Carol's "designer"?

I have tweeted Andy Park, Marvel Studios Director of Visual Development & Concept Artist, who worked on Captain Marvel and this is what he has had to say: @CarrotLethal: @andyparkart Hello, I've ...
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Why did Fury respond that way?

There is no change in relation, this is one of those subtle hints to hint at the fact that, that was Talos and not Fury. This article at Fandango also gives a bit more information on the subtle hints ...
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Why does Carol not get rid of the Kree symbol on her suit when she changes its colours?

I myself wondered about this for a while and have come up with a few possible reasons. The suit was based on Monica's t-shirt The suit was based on Monica's t-shirt which was red, blue and had a star ...
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What's the big deal about a faster-than-light drive in Captain Marvel?

Warning: a lot of conjecture and questions, mostly an excuse to draw diagrams. There are different forms of FTL, each of which exists to a varying degree in the MCU. Each one has room for improvement ...
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Are Captain Marvel's powers affected by Thanos' actions in Avengers: Infinity War?

No In Avengers: Endgame her powers seem as they were in Captain Marvel and after a few more years honing her skills they seem stronger even. Almost certainly not Her powers come from the Space ...
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Are all cats Flerkens?

It is far more likely that Talos merely possessed a sense that allowed him to distinguish between members of a species and things that just look like members of a species. As shapeshifters it would ...
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Are there any anachronisms in Captain Marvel?

Street Fighter II - Captain Marvel flashed back to playing that in 1989, but it came out in 1991.
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What's the big deal about a faster-than-light drive in Captain Marvel?

The best headcanon-y explanation I have so far (and I'd be delighted to hear alternatives) is that jump points are required (by the races in this movie) for faster-than-light travel, and are thus a ...
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Are there any anachronisms in Captain Marvel?

The movie First Knight is seen over Captain Marvel's right shoulder in the Blockbuster scene, but it was not released on VHS until December of 1995. Captain Marvel is likely set sometime before this, ...
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Why does Yon-Rogg lie to Ronan about Skrulls being on Earth?

He didn't tell Ronan about the Skrulls on Earth because he knew if he did Ronan would send his forces to try and destroy it, or part of it. This is exactly what happens at the end of the movie when he ...
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Why didn’t Fury ask for Captain Marvel’s help earlier?

Kevin Feige answered @ Slashfilm Peter: I have my nitpicky question I gotta ask you. Kevin Feige: I’m ready. Peter: And I know you probably have an answer for this. Why didn’t Nick Fury not use the ...
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What is the lifespan of a Flerken?

Kevin Feige has spoken about this with Slash Film but gives no definite answer only stating that they probably have a longer lifespan than cats. I’m wondering what has Goose been doing for the last ...
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