Not only does it wrap up the story of , it also stands as the end of the Avengers as we know them, and the culmination of a decade of Marvel Cinematic Universe movies. Advertisement But is the first of these films not concerned with setting up sequels or even introducing new characters. The first time audiences had the pleasure of watching Loki joke about Cap by copying his likeness was in Thor: The Dark World. Meanwhile, in a truly blink-and-you'll-miss-it moment, none other than joined all the heroes during the big battle with Thanos and his army. Space is usually where Carol goes when things get heavy and she always does help people - maybe a future movie will give her more time with whoever is still an Avenger and then they can call her out for running away. In Marvel comics, the Celestials are a major part of Marvel's cosmic mythology and the beings responsible for creating the Eternals, an immortal and ageless race of incredibly powerful humanoids that Thanos himself descended from.
That's a lot to cram into one movie, hence the three-hour runtime. The Avengers-built gauntlet of the movie becomes almost a literal football, with different carriers running it down the field toward Ant-Man's van. It's very similar to the hairstyle Carol Danvers currently sports in the comics, and which she's had since taking up the Captain Marvel name in 2012, after a long history of other superhero identities and longer hair. You hereby warrant that you are 16 years of age or older or are visiting the Website under parental supervision. Spoilers for the movie ahead. One moment of sizable Hulk strength from the movie comes when he holds up rubble to protect Rocket and Rhodey from being crushed under the debris of Avengers headquarters. Note: Contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame.
But this scene progresses very differently from that one. And it definitely takes a heavy toll on the archer. One could be that, at the end of the Hulk solo movie, we first see Iron Man interact with Thunderbolt Ross. No one could move it in the slightest save for a small nudge from Steve, which generally went unnoticed except for an incredulous Thor. This Clint Barton yields samurai swords and even looks more intense with a brand new haircut and an arm full of tattoos. It summed up 11 years of Marvel movies while also paying homage to them. That indelible moment featuring Stark bringing the full power of the Infinity Gauntlet to bear has its roots in a 2010 Avengers story Avengers 12 written by Brian Michael Bendis and incredibly rendered by industry legends John Romita Jr.
The most direct comics connection is Cassie Lang, who appears in Endgame as a teenager, six years older than we last saw her in 2018's Ant-Man and the Wasp. The similarity to hair is probably no accident, too. In that version of the story Steve had the super soldier serum removed from his blood by a villain, allowing time to wither away his strength into the age he actually should be. I wanted a White Wolf storyline. We never see one during the climactic fight in Thor: Ragnarok just before Asgard is destroyed, but they apparently must have gotten one on board the ship before leaving. That makes for plenty of Marvel Easter eggs that can be hunted down by fans and scholars.
Nat and Clint arguing over who will sacrifice themselves for the Soul Stone also calls back their shared history. And what do you know, it finally comes true, as Thanos invades New Jersey from 2014 not a sentence we ever expected to write. You can check out in the comics and let me know what you think! In Avengers: Endgame, New Asgard is decidedly not in Oklahoma but seaside, where Asgardians have become a fishing community. Once that all got reversed, Thor created a version of Asgard on a giant landmass hovering nearby the town of Broxton, Oklahoma for a while in a Thor run that started in 2007. The movie also delivered a slyly concealed comic reference that only the most ardent Marvel fans may have noticed.
In , Barton got with not being able to contribute as much as his superpowered teammates, so he dropped the Hawkeye schtick, , and took the name Goliath. When Star-Lord sees Gamora during the Endgame battle, he touches her face, not realizing she is a past version of Gamora. Curious about how the helmet works? Set all your worries about paradoxes aside and just enjoy the moment. Captain America has used the hammer a number of times over Marvel history, but rarely in as pure a fashion as in Endgame. Valkyrie makes a welcome return in Endgame after her fate was unclear post-Infinity War at least until a poster confirmed she was alive , and she isn't alone. Regardless, the man went out in style.
There's a sentiment among some Thanos fans that The Man with the Ballsack Chin kind of had a point. Avengers: Endgame is in theatres everywhere. Starting in 2015, he starred in his own series first called All-New Captain America and later titled Sam Wilson: Captain America. Grandpa Steve Rogers At the very end of the movie, Steve Rogers goes back in time to return the Infinity Stones. Pixel tags We use pixel tags, which are small graphic files that allow us and our trusted third party partners to track your Website usage and collect usage data, including the number of pages you visit, the time you spend on each page, what you click on next, and other information about your Website visit. Continue reading at your own risk. In the Secret Empire comic from 2017, Captain America is actually loyal to Hydra due to some timeline changes that turn him into a Nazi.
We learned that Tony had cravings for them in the first Iron Man movie shortly after he returned from captivity. A post-credits scene for the movie finds the Avengers in that very restaurant, eating silently, still shell-shocked from the battle. The next time he sees Thanos and doesn't get the answer he wants, it's off with his head! While Captain Marvel and the remaining Guardians are out saving the Galaxy, Okoye, and Rhodey are still on Earth dealing with earthly issues. In the same sequence, Red Skull also mentions the name of Clint's mother, Edith. Marvel Comic fans know that the.
And it is comic accurate. Thor gets knocked to the ground by a particularly nasty foe named Grog the God-Crusher, dropping his hammer in the process. Well, technically, named after his green half. But in Endgame, we see Hulk with the brain of Bruce Banner. Be sure to let us know which ones we've missed--it's possible a moment near the very end was even hiding a clue that could be important to and the.
We can assume that was just some clever distraction and particularly impressive sleight of hand. Which then leads us to the next reference. There may be another one in the can for a future film, but if this is his final one, it's a fitting tribute to the brash and undeniably charismatic figure he cut. Avengers: Endgame has now had two weekends in the box office, and if you haven't seen it by now, you've probably already been spoiled--especially since directors Joe and Anthony Russo That likely had more to do with the release of the than the Russos actually wanting anyone to be spoiled on Endgame, but regardless, the cat's out of the bag. But the most endearing and heartbreaking callback? He asks future Tony about it, and he confirms that he had a can handy in case of emergencies. In the comics that Professor Hulk was actually a distinct character, while the movie casts aside most of the idea of Banner and Hulk as separate beings.