Avengers: Infinity War is finally here! The biggest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to date and likely the biggest movie of the year as a whole, it sees practically everyone in the franchise unite to take on Thanos, the alien overlord who wants to wipe out all life in the universe.
As that sounds, this is the MCU at its most fan-pleasing. By this point, the films of Marvel Studios are treating the whole audience like hardcore followers and so everyone in the theater is expected to keep up with the comic book craziness unfolding on screen. Even casual viewers will surely be thrilled by seeing the likes of Robert Downey Jr., Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pratt and many, many more trading quips.
But there are lots of other thrills for more seasoned Marvel fans hidden beneath the superficial fun of watching characters crossover. Infinity War is something of a celebration of the entire MCU to date and as such, features several nods to the franchise’s past.
What’s more, it’s drawn from various comic books and contains a wealth of references to the source material, too. So, on that note, read on for 10 awesome easter eggs to be found in the film that you might’ve missed.