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They are surprisingly similar in temperament. Both are often brash and outspoken, particularly given the company they keep. But the differences in the characters are not related to their mastery of archery but more in how they lived before they became archers and their lifestyles after they became heroes. Occupation Oliver Queen was a successful ...


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Hawkeye would be considered an exceptional archer even in the eyes of the world's best where a hit at a range of 150+ meters would be considered excellent shooting. Most bow hunters shoot at targets averaging 35 to 75 meters away. Target archers can shoot at ranges of 100 -200 meters. (But targets don't move.) Was Clint Barton superhuman in his ability? ...


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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 quite a bit of tenderness after Barton sheds Loki's influence. They're clearly more than business partners, they're friends, or at least close companions. That ...


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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 assumed dead at the time, but here it may be a matter of him dodging the fact that he's supposed to be retired. This has been confirmed, although the name did ...


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Marvel described Hawkeye's arrows in their Hawkeye entry of the Marvel's Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Hawkeye Strength level: Hawkeye possesses the normal human strength of a man of his age, height, and build, who engages in intensive regular exercise. Known Superhuman Powers: None. Abilities: Hawkeye has trained himself to become an expert archer ...


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There have been an awful lot of types of arrow in the comics, ranging from obvious to silly. The movie showed him using: Conventional sharp or piercing arrowheads (pretty much all kinds) Side-firing/area-effect-shot arrowhead (not seen in the comics, although similar to some that are) Explosive arrows (in the comics he's also used 'thermal' arrows with ...


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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 Rhodey could also be acting off of his own back here and he might have been initially but he seems somewhat reluctant to which indicates that Nat was the one ...


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About the only shot that really strains credulity is That one was a stretch. If we accept Iron Man's armor and all of SHIELD's gadgets, Hawkeye's self-stringing bow and magical dial-an-arrow quiver are easy to buy. my beef wasn't with the fantastic elements, but the ordinary ones. Shooting back without looking is a cool trick, and could be done with ...


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Back in the early days of comics, the usual comic color theory placed heroes along the primary and bright color spectrum and villains were colored with secondary colors. This meant the bright colors; red, bright blues, yellows, and green were more heroic colors and heroes were dressed in them; think Superman, Spider-Man, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Captain ...


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I'm no archer, but someone who is has deeply analyzed Hawkeye's skills in the movies. Take a look at this link Is Hawkeye from The Avengers the world’s worst archer?... it is FAR to long and in-depth to repeat it here.


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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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According to wikipedia, current estimates of the upper range of the English Longbow are 180 - 250 meters. Since he's trained his whole life as a marksman, none of his shots go an absurd distance, because he'd very likely have a strong enough pull to send an arrow that far. He doesn't display any of the hilariously-deformed musculature that archers had, but I'...


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According to the Ultimate Hawkeye mini series Clint Barton had several genetic enhancements to give him borderline superhuman abilities. The rods and cones in his eyes where manipulated to give him superhuman visual accuity as well as the muscles around his eyes alowing for above average orb distortion (literal hawekeye vision) The producers of the Avengers ...


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I think Avenging Spider-man #4 addresses this really well - it's dramatic and a little tragic. Enjoy these scans (© Marvel 2012): 1 2 3 4


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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 wore in the movies, but the only result that actually had anything to do with the character was this particular question. He's probably just wearing shooting ...


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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 Nat, but can't bring himself to do so, and they end up in a sexual relationship for a short while, but then separate and become partners in their work, ...


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I don't believe there is an answer in the MCU currently, this is meant to be one of those things that happened before and we just found out about it. That said, I think the premise of your question is wrong. Natasha went to talk to Loki specifically to interrogate him about his plans. All the things she said about her relationship with Clint were said to ...


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