We Can't Ignore These Infuriating Inconsistencies In The Marvel Movies

Diply 3 May 2018

When it comes superhero movies, Marvel is killing it. I mean, it's been ten years, and Marvel is showing no signs of stopping.

So, to be honest, just like when Zemo noticed a little bit of green in the blue of Cap's eye, it's kind of nice to find a flaw.

Warning: Spoilers Ahead!

1. In Guardians of the Galaxy, the Nova Corps say that Gamora is the last surviving member of her species.

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It's established in Guardians of the Galaxy that Thanos destroyed Gamora's home planet but spared her and raised her as his adopted daughter.

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But, in Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos says that Gamora's home planet is thriving because he actually only wiped out half the population.

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Wait, what?

It's kind of weird that Gamora never mentioned the fact that her people still exist and that even the Nova Corps believed that her planet had been destroyed.

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2. Tony Stark supports the Sokovia Accords in Captain America: Civil War, but then he helps train Spider-Man as a vigilante.

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Just to recap, the entire premise of Captain America: Civil War hinges on the fact that Tony Stark and Steve Rogers disagree when it comes to the Sokovia Accords.

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Tony believes that the Avengers need to be put in check, but he also encourages Spider-Man to become a vigilante... even though that's exactly the kind of thing the Accords are supposed to prevent. 

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What's the truth, Tony?

Tony literally severed his relationship with Steve and his team over the Accords, but Spider-Man gets a pass?

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3. We need to talk about the Hulk piloting the Quinjet in The Avengers: Age of Ultron because it's really silly. 

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If you're a Marvel fan, then you're probably aware of the controversy surrounding Hulk's sudden ability to pilot a ship in Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Well, it's still infuriating. The Hulk isn't Bruce Banner, people.

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Also, was the Quinjet really capable of space travel?


According to the events of Thor: Ragnarok, the Quinjet was sucked into a wormhole and landed on Sakaar, which seems like a lot for a jet that was never supposed to leave Earth's atmosphere.Oh, well. Thor: Ragnarok was awesome, so I'll let this one slide.

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4. Vision is kind of dumb.

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For a dude with infinite intelligence, Vision sure makes a lot of mistakes.

Many Marvel fans are bothered by the fact that Vision didn't simply destroy the Quinjet in Captain America: Civil War. Instead, he ineffectively drops an air traffic control tower over the garage entrance.

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I mean, he should be pretty much unstoppable, right?

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He's powered by a freakin' Infinity Stone, and just a taste of that power made Scarlet Witch one of the strongest Avengers.

However, he hardly uses his powers in Avengers: Infinity War and pays the ultimate price for it.

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5. Tony Stark has figured out how to rapidly heal human bodies, but he never uses it again.

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In Iron Man 3, we were introduced to the Extremis virus, an advanced genetic mutation that allows the human body to regenerate from physical damages.

It also causes people to explode.

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But after Pepper Potts was infected, Tony was able to develop a cure that stabilized the effects of Extremis.

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So that means Tony can stabilize people after they've reaped the benefits of Extremis regeneration. Remember, Pepper fell from a huge height, but she survived thanks to the virus and was fine when she was cured.

Ummm, you know who else fell from a huge height and would probably like to walk again? Tony's best friend, Rhodey.

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6. That "eight years later" title card in Spider-Man: Homecoming.  

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In Spider-Man: Homecoming, we are introduced to Adrian Toomes, the owner of a salvage company who becomes a criminal after a joint venture between Tony Stark and the Department of Justice put him out of work.

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A title card indicates that Toomes turned to a life of crime immediately after the Battle of New York and that the events of Spider-Man: Homecoming take place eight years later.


However, The Avengers issupposed to take place in 2012, which would mean Homecoming happens in 2020.That would then mean that Homecoming happens after Avengers: Infinity War, which is set in 2018.

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7.  Obadiah Stane is a natural pilot, apparently. 

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One of Marvel's earliest comedic moments is a scene in Iron Man where Tony Stark is attempting to pilot his very first Iron Man suit.

It takes him a while to get the hang of it and he even launches himself into a wall during one attempt.

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But when Obadiah Stane dons his larger and bulkier Iron Monger armor, he pilots the thing without a hitch.


Umm, that's really impressive, dude.Tony Stark had literally just invented the technology (in a cave!), so it's not like Obadiah could have had much practice.

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8. And finally, why didn't Doctor Strange use a portal to cut off Thanos's arm in Avengers: Infinity War? 


In one of the earlier scenes in Avengers: Infinity War, Doctor Strange and Wong close a portal that severs Cull Obsidian's arm.

You know who else has an arm that's sporting some pretty important jewelry in Infinity War? Thanos.

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Remember when Doctor Strange was tossing Spider-Man through portals to help him fight Thanos?

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Why not just close one of those bad boys right over Thanos's arm or head? I guess that wasn't in the one possible outcome where the good guys win.

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