Infinity War Roundup

Compiled by Carl Slaughter:

  • Infinity War plot holes

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  • Confusing moments in Infinity War explained

  • Serious questions about Infinity War

  • MCU threads lead to Infinity War

  • Infinity War themes

  • Infinity War cube theory confirmed

“Avengers: Infinity War Writers Confirm Cosmic Cube Theory” at We Got This Covered.

The first Infinity Stone we encountered in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was the Space Stone, which initially appeared back in 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger. Back then, though, the Macguffin was referred to as the Tesseract, with it not becoming clear until many movies later that it was actually one of the six powerful gems. It turns out this wasn’t originally the plan, however, according to Avengers: Infinity War‘s screenwriters.

Scribes Stephen McFeely and Christopher Markus were talking with Collider in an in-depth interview when the topic of Red Skull’s return in the movie, his first appearance since The First Avenger, came up. While discussing this, the writers revealed that the Tesseract was initially talked about behind the scenes as the Cosmic Cube, the long-running reality-warping box from the comics.

“Obviously, we started with him, 10 years ago. And he had the Cosmic Cube, which was then referred to sometimes as the Cosmic Cube, and we didn’t know it was one of the Infinity Stones.”

  • Infinity War writers answer questions

“‘Infinity War’ Writers Try To Clear Up Marvel’s Problematic Timeline” at Yahoo! News.

“Infinity War” screenwriters Stephen McFeely and Christopher Markus helped to clear up what some fans believe to be inconsistencies with the timeline of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a conversation with Collider published this week.

**WARNING: POSSIBLE SPOILERS AHEAD**

One big question is, when exactly does Thanos retrieve the infinity gauntlet? If Asgard protects the forge that creates the gauntlet, and Asgard isn’t destroyed until 2017?s “Thor: Ragnarok,” then why do we see Thanos with the gauntlet after the credits in 2015?s “Avengers: Age Of Ultron”? Wouldn’t someone have been notified?

  • Definitely dead, maybe dead, and definitely maybe dead after Infinity War

“‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Directors Reveal Who Died And Survived Off Screen” at Yahoo! Entertainment.

There are “Avengers: Infinity War” spoilers below. Obviously.

Aw, snap!

Thanos’ deadly finger snap at the end of “Avengers: Infinity War” caused a number of fan-favorite Marvel characters to crumble into ash before our very eyes.

But given the conceit ? Thanos destroyed half the life in the universe with that single snap ? many were left wondering: What happened to everyone off screen?

  • Stan Lee / Infinity War

“Stan Lee Wants To Clean Up The Mess Made In Avengers: Infinity War” at We Got This Covered.

Possibly being the last person in the world to see Avengers: Infinity War, Stan Lee took to Twitter this week and in his inimitable style, reacted to that devastating ending. “Holy smoke! I go out of town for a few days and when I get back I find out that Thanos has destroyed everything!” said the comic book legend.

Well, only half of everything, but let’s not split hairs. Continuing on, Lee stated:

Before you know it, I’ll have our friends up and at ’em and if I were Thanos I would start getting out of town! Excelsior!

  • Infinity War cast crackups

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