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Why did Hawkeye have an ankle monitor in Endgame?

He has this from taking a plea deal at the end of Captain America: Civil War alongside Ant-Man for siding with Cap and breaking the Sokovia Accords. Bruce Banner: We need all hands on deck. Where's ...
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How/when did Clint Barton and Natasha Romanov become friends?

They were always close... Well to start with, she and Barton were clearly close during Avengers 1, moreso than you seem to imply. It's true that she feels indebted to him, but they also act with ...
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How was a single arrow able to do this in What If...? S1E3?

When Odin cast Thor to Earth in the first Thor movie, he stripped him not only of his hammer and armour, but his power as well. ODIN: Thor Odinson, you have betrayed the express command of your king. ...
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Have Bullseye and Hawkeye ever faced off?

Hawkeye and Bullseye faced off in Hawkeye: Freefall #6. They seem pretty evenly matched and after breaking several arrows on each other's arrows, Hawkeye used a trick (exploding) arrow and Bullseye ...
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Why is Hawkeye using a sword instead of bow and arrows?

Based on the use of a sword, and his changed costume, there's a good chance that he's using the Ronin persona introduced in New Avengers. There, he was borrowing the identity from Echo because he was ...
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Why was Rhodes following Barton?

Because Nat asked him to because of what he was doing over the world. This is made explicit in the scene where Nat and Rhodey are talking and she does exactly that. Of course it's worth noting that ...
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How was a single arrow able to do this in What If...? S1E3?

Asgardians are not immortal. Odin died. As confirmed in Loki, 9,719 Asgardians died during the fall of Asgard as seen in Thor: Ragnarok, which the TVA classified as a Class 7 apocalypse. Of those ...
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Why did Hawkeye have an ankle monitor in Endgame?

Yes, both Scott Lang and Clint Barton are wearing ankle monitors as a result of getting caught in the airport brawl during Avengers: Civil War. Due to the violation of the Sokovia Accords, several ...
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As Goliath, did Clint Barton ever take advantage of his Hawkeye skills?

He did, in fact, in Avengers #65, "The Swordsman Strikes!" where he cobbled together a giant makeshift bow and arrow out of some construction materials while fighting Swordsman.
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When did "Budapest" take place in the MCU?

2008 According to a deleted scene in the film Black Widow, Natasha was in the city "eight years ago". Since we know that the events of the main film take place in 2016 (e.g. between Civil ...
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Are Hawkeye's glasses special?

It's hard to prove a negative, but I've never heard anything about Hawkeye having special glasses. To back this up, I engaged in Google-Fu. I found a lot of sites 'hawking' replicas of glasses he ...
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How/when did Clint Barton and Natasha Romanov become friends?

In the comics, Barton is employed under Stark and then begins committing crimes to impress Widow. Clint then ends up fighting Stark, but ends up employed under SHIELD instead. He is then sent to kill ...
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