You’ve seen Avengers: Infinity War. You’re processing your shock, grief, and excitement. Your eyes are fixed on the horizon as the year-long countdown to Avengers 4 ticks down. But you’re concerned.
[Warning: The rest of this post contains major spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War.]
Things in Infinity War didn’t exactly go well for our heroes and, by all accounts, the population of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s next phase is looking a little… dusty. To make things worse, some of the big names on Infinity War’s high casualty list are already confirmed for new solo outings in the coming year, making the speculation of what might come next for the Avengers less a question of “when” than “how?”
Luckily, Marvel comics have a history of playing fast and loose with the rules of mortality all the time, and if you know where to look, the answers to the MCU’s biggest question may have already been printed. Here are the ways our faves could come back from the great beyond in time for their next major box office outings.