Longtime fans of Marvel’s Avengers comics couldn’t believe their eyes when they sat down to watch the conclusion of the Marvel Cinematic Universe - it looked like a comic come to life. The comic book inspirations for Avengers: Endgame didn’t come from a single storyline or event; they were culled from decades of source material and masterfully adapted. In many ways, Endgame is a celebration of both the MCU and the lengthy history of Marvel Comics before it.
The rabid MCU fanbase is already on the hunt for the multitude of Easter eggs strewn about Avengers: Endgame and they’ve already identified dozens. Only dedicated readers, however, will recognize and appreciate just how many scenes in Endgame got ripped directly from the pages of Marvel Comics, including a few of the most thrilling, Infinity Gauntlet-wielding moments.