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Is Wanda Maximoff Magneto's daughter?

I've never read the X-Men and Marvel comics, but from watching the films I have come to understand that Wanda Maximoff is the sister of Pietro Maximoff (we see them in Avengers: Age of Ultron). But ...
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Why didn't Murdock notice that Fisk wasn't lying when he talked about improving the city?

I'm only up to Daredevil S01E09 so far and Murdock just went to the art gallery to meet with Fisk's Girlfriend. But if I understand this correctly, Fisk genuinely wants to fix the city. So when ...
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Do Daredevil's foes know about his condition

I recently watched the two Daredevil seasons and was wondering if Daredevil's enemies know that he is blind. In the last episode it was apparent that the ninjas knew about his blindness as they did ...
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How does Jessica Jones drink but not get drunk?

I have just watched a few episodes of the Jessica Jones show and couldn't help but notice that she drinks a lot of hard liquor. Yet we do not see her ever acting or feeling intoxicated. Why? Is that ...
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Why did Marvel reboot Spider-Man again? [duplicate]

I am not much learned in the Marvel Universe and it's interwoven stories. But a question arises, nonetheless that the original Spider-man series was good, great in fact! But then why did Marvel ...
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Why does nobody know Tony Stark's address?

In the movie Iron Man 3: Why did nobody know Tony Stark's address? The more startling fact is that given that the vice-president was also involved. How difficult would it be for him to find out the ...
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In Iron Man 3, who is the Mandarin's Boss?

Spoilers ahead, especially if you haven't seen Iron Man 3 / Captain America 2 / Agent's of SHIELD season 3. When I say the Mandarin I am not talking about Trevor Slattery, but Aldrich Killian. ...
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Do the DC speedsters need to accelerate and are not fast from the start like Quicksilver in the movies?

Why doesn't Flash in the new show "The Flash" simply dodge attacks like Quicksilver did in the movies by speeding up and even changing trajectories of bullets? According to these two questions about ...
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The weight of the tank in Ant-Man? [duplicate]

According to the science behind becoming small and large, the sub-atomic distances are shortened or lengthened, and subsequently the small guy has a great density and his punches carry a greater force....
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What was with the two different colored prison uniforms in Daredevil season 2?

In Daredevil S02, we see two kinds of prison uniforms, full orange and full white. We see in the flashback that Wilson Fisk gets a white prison uniform but his current one was orange. The Punisher ...
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What was Claire Temple's first strike?

In Daredevil s02e11, Claire Temple is said to keep her head down because it's her second strike. But when did her first strike happen?
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Strength of large Ant-Man

At one point during the fight in Captain America: Civil War Ant-Man increases his size instead of decreases. I know that Ant-Man keeps his strength when he shrinks, hence relatively he becomes ...
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How can Wanda Maximoff (The Scarlet Witch) be realistically imprisioned in the MCU?

In Captain America: Civil War, when Tony visits the Raft, a floating prison in the middle of the ocean, we see Wanda in a straight jacket in her own isolated cell. Makes sense considering how powerful ...
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Why does Tony Stark replace Jarvis as his AI after Age of Ultron?

Jarvis was a very sophisticated artificial intelligence but essentially was software, right? It would seem uncharactistic (and kind of dumb) if Tony not have multiple backups of Jarvis. So why did he ...
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Why is Pepper Potts missing from last movies with Iron Man?

In Age Of Ultron, Civil War and probably other movies I missed, Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow) is missing (though she's still mentioned by characters). Is there a real-world reason for that?
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What was with the giant location titles?

VIENNA I really enjoyed Captain America: Civil War, but I found myself giggling uncontrollably whenever they'd put up the ENORMOUS location titles. LONDON This seemed a very odd choice. The film ...
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Is there an explanation for Batroc's accent?

In the beginning of the Winter Soldier, we meet Batroc, supposedly an Algerian national (so says Pierce later), and if I remember correctly ex-DGSE (which should be incompatible with him being an ...
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Why does Fitz get the bends and Simmons doesn't?

I've been re-watching Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and just got to the end of the first series and I've been wondering: Why does Fitz get the bends and Simmons doesn't when they escape from the pod at the ...
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Why is Vision not the leader of the Avengers team? [closed]

Why is Vision not the leader of the Avengers team? He is invincible and worthy, and so wise and powerful. He is also the only one that can hold Thor's hammer.
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Why did Disney go with Netflix to air their Marvel's Defenders' series?

Netflix has some aired series from Marvel Studios, Daredevil and Jessica Jones. They will be continuing the partnership into the future and both series have been, according to Netflix, very ...
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Why is there a Sokovia Accords at all in Captain America: Civil War?

The whole premise of Captain America: Civil War is that the Avengers need to be kept in check due to some unfortunate outcomes in their dealings with "the bad guy". This leads to the Sokovia Accords. ...
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Why was Rhodey not affected mentally?

Wasn't Rhodey supposed to be damaged mentally and not physically by the Mind Stone attack which Vision fired at him in Captain America: Civil War? I mean, I know he was paralysed (that is related to ...
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Explanation on Zemo's plan

I just watched Captain America: Civil War and these were the questions I had after leaving the theatre: Was Zemo's plan really that brilliant? Okay so I understood that he wanted to pit the Avengers ...
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Negligible presence of Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War posters, trailers, etc

Spider-Man had a key role in Captain America: Civil War. But he wasn't present in any posters or film pics or trailers released by Marvel. Can anybody tell the reason?
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Plot holes in Zemo's plan in Captain America : Civil War [closed]

Entire post has SPOILERS. If you have not seen CA:CW, be warned. Zemo's plan seemed to have too many lucky coincidences. Zemo went to all the trouble of killing the ex-HYDRA guard, bombing the UN, ...
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Eye part mask of Spider-Man and Deadpool

A mask or helmet or any such wearables is mostly used for protecting one's head from injury or in this case protects one's identity. But for Spider-Man as depicted in Captain America: Civil War and ...
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How did Bucky live this long without visible aging?

We know how Captain America and Black Widow, both of whom are older than they look, stayed youthful looking - both have used a kind of Soldier Serum which causes rapid healing from injuries and slows ...
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Which comes first chronologically, Jessica Jones Season 1 or Daredevil Session 2?

I see that a character from Jessica Jones, Hogarth appears in the last episode of Daredevil Season 2. Also the name "Jessica Jones" is mentioned in one of the episodes of Daredevil Season 2. Which "...
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How did Steve Rogers find this place?

After the finale fight between Iron Man and Captain America, there is one scene where Captain America goes to The Raft in order to break his captured team-mates out of prison. How did he learn the ...
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Why didn't Iron Man bring “more suits” to help his team mates?

In Iron Man 3, we've seen dozens of Iron Man suits, "House Party Protocol". In Avengers: Age of Ultron, he designed the "Ultron" project, which in turn led to the production of thousands of Ultron ...
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Vibranium material properties

Following this question about Captain America's Shield. It made me wonder the following about Captain America: Civil War: How were Black Panthers claws able to scratch Captain America's shield if it ...
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Why was Civil War billed as a Captain America movie as opposed to an Avengers movie?

So with the other individual movies (Thor, Iron Man, The first two Cap' films), individual Avengers may play cameos or supporting roles. In the Avengers films, it has been a collaborative effort with ...
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Do political leaders get to see early screenings of movies?

I notice that in the recent movie Captain America: Civil War, the Tony Stark character uses the expression "off the reservation". Hillary Clinton, in an interview, used the same expression. However, ...
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Wasn't Iron Man smart enough not to fight the Winter Soldier?

At the end of Captain America: Civil War Iron Man gets mad at the Winter Soldier when he finds out that he killed his parents. Isn't Tony Stark smart enough, though, to know that this is exactly what ...
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Why did the Winter Soldier do that to Stark's family?

In Captain America: Civil War, it's shown that the Winter Soldier murdered Tony Stark's parents after the car accident. We can see the Winter Soldier didn't take anything from them after the murder, ...
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Why should Bucky know Black Widow specifically?

In the movie Captain America: Civil War, Black Widow told Bucky: "You could at least recognise me". What does that mean? Did they know each other during WWII?
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Why did Black Panther change his mind?

Yesterday I saw Captain America: Civil War. Captain America, Black Panther and Zemo had a conversation on the mountain. Zemo said he was sorry to have killed Black Panther's father. Then why did Black ...
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How did Spider-man lift the Winter Soldier metal hand so easily?

As I saw the Winter Soldier's metal hand is so powerful. And in many combats with the Avengers it's been shown. But in Captain America: Civil War, when both groups are having combat, in between Spider-...
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Why does Captain America chuckle when Spider-Man tells him which borough he's from?

This is a conversation between Captain America and Spider-Man from the movie Captain America: Civil War: Captain America: You got heart, kid, where are you from? Spider-Man: [Straining] ...
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What were the magic words used by Zemo and what's it referring to?

In Captain America: Civil War, Baron Helmut Zemo used some magic words to activate the brainwashing of the Winter Soldier. But these words seem a bit weird to me at first glance, I only remember one ...
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What happened to the third post credit scene?

It was all over the news that Captain America: Civil War would have 3 post credit scenes. But in the final product we only got 2 post credit scenes: one mid-credit which worked as an epilogue, and one ...
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Are the comic strips in the Marvel logo relevant to each film?

In each MCU film, you get the Marvel logo will lots of different comic strips flashing on the screen. Do these strip differ to cater to what each film is about, or are they always the same?
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Why did Captain America remove his mask while fighting Batroc the Leaper?

Captain America doesn't have any secret identity, so removing his mask doesn't have much of any point. But while fighting Batroc the Leaper in Captain America: The Winter Soldier he specifically ...
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Why couldn't “Doctor Strange” cast a Chinese actress for the Ancient One, but make the character non-Tibetan? [closed]

In the Doctor Strange comics, the titular character is trained by "the Ancient One", who is a Tibetan mystic. An interview with co-writer C. Robert Cargill noted that if they kept this origin, China ...
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Who made Captain America's shield and where did the Vibranium come from?

From the Wikipedia article about Vibranium we know: It is most known for being used in the construction of Captain America's Shield, the vibranium was of an ultra-resilient vibranium-iron alloy ...
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What happened to Loki's scepter?

Is it right that Loki's scepter is no longer in existence now in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as the infinity stone on it is in The Vision now?
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Who made Falcon/Sam Wilson's suit?

Where and who made the Falcon's suit in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Is it that Sam Wilson obtained that advanced suit, along with all the high tech gadgets like the drones etc (Captain America: ...
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What were General Ross and Tony Stark talking about at the end of The Incredible Hulk?

At the end of the movie The Incredible Hulk, the one with Edward Norton, General Ross was sitting at a bar, drinking alone, when suddenly Tony Stark appears and they had a little chat. What were they ...
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Why Bobbi and Hunter can no longer work for S.H.I.E.L.D.?

I just watch S03E13 from Marvel Agents of Shield, Parting Shot. Even when make me very sad I understand sometime character die or leave the show. And in this case looks like they are going to be part ...
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Is this scene from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. essentially a realistic depiction of filming a fight scene?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 3 episode 15, Spacetime, there's a scene in which a bunch of agents are essentially rehearsing a big fight. It features Agent May very obviously pulling her punches ...