Pre, mid and post credit scenes are a standard in the feature films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, where one or more short clips are shown right before, during or after the end credits of a movie. These scenes often employ humor, conclude plot lines or foreshadow future movies.
Tony Stark enters his mansion to find J.A.R.V.I.S disabled. Nick Fury emerges from the shadows and informs Stark that “Iron Man” isn’t the worlds only superhero while bringing up the Avengers Initiative.
Tony Stark approaches a dejected General Ross who is drinking at a bar alone and informs him “they are putting a team together”.
This scene is also a part of the one-shot “The Consultant” and was added to The Incredible Hulk to tie the movie into the MCU.
After being reassigned, Agent Coulson arrives in New Mexico at the crater site created by the landing of Mjölnir.
Dr. Selvig arrives at a S.H.I.E.L.D facility and is greeted Nick Fury. Fury shows Selvig the Tesseract and asks him to investigate it further. Selvig agrees, although all involved are unaware that Loki is controlling Selvig’s mind.
In a cut-down scene from the Avengers, Nick Fury approaches Steve Rogers with a mission to help save the world.
The Other tells his master, Thanos, of Loki’s defeat on Earth, calling humans unruly and that trying to conquer them would be similar courting “Death”, a prospect that brings a smile to Thanos’ face.
The Avengers assemble at the Shawarma Palace and enjoy a silent meal together after the exhausting Battle of New York.
After recounting the events of his battle with Killian and his struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder to Bruce Banner, Tony realizes Banner slept through most of the story. Banner tells Tony he’s not that kind of doctor, but Tony is unfazed and quickly launches into another story.
Sif and Volstagg bring the Aether(Reality Stone) to Taneleer Tivan, the Collector, for safe keeping unaware that the Collector is planning on tracking down the remaining Infinity Stones.
Unsure of when she will she Thor again, a distraught Jane Foster is sharing breakfast with Darcy, Ian and Dr. Selvig, when a portal opens on her balcony. Thor and Jane share an embrace and then the Jotunheim Beast is seen chasing a flock of birds through London.
Strucker and a rogue branch of HYDRA have Loki’s Scepter, the Mind Stone, and are performing experiments on it. Through these experiments the twins, Wanda and Pietro Maximoff are given superpowers becoming Scarlett Witch and Quicksilver.
A disguised Bucky Barnes visits the Captain America exhibit at the Smithsonian Institute and views the memorial to himself.
Baby Groot shyly dances to “I Want You Back” by the Jackson 5, pausing every time Drax turns to look at him, while Drax sharpens his knife in the background.
The Collector sits in his ruined museum when Cosmo trots over and licks him on the face. Howard the Duck shares his two cents, calling the exchange between the two “gross”.
After growing impatient with the lack of progress in collecting the Infinity Stones, Thanos dons the Infinity Gauntlet, declaring that he will find the rest of the Stones himself.
Hope van Dyne is presented with an advanced prototype of the Wasp suit by her father Hank Pym. Pym suggests they finish it together and Hope simply responds “it’s about damn time”.
In a cut-down scene from Captain America: Civil War, Falcon and Cap discuss what to do with a trapped Winter Solider. Referring to “the Accords” as the reason they cannot reach out to Tony, Falcon suggests he may know a guy who can help.
Steve Rodgers speaks to Bucky Barnes before his placed in cryostasis. Steve tells T’Challa if they find out Bucky is in Wakanda, they will come for him but the future King simply replies “let them try”.
Peter Parker explains his black eye to Aunt May. Once alone, he inspects his web shooters which emit a spider-shaped symbol.
In a cut-down scene from Thor: Ragnorak, Dr. Strange is speaking with Thor and asks him why he has brought Loki to Earth. Upon learning they are looking for Odin, Dr. Strange offers his help in order to get Loki off world as soon as possible.
Mordo confronts Johnathan Pangborn and proceeds to strip him of his magic telling him he finally knows what is wrong with the world “too many sorcerers.”
Kraglin Obfonteri unsuccessfully attempts to use the Yaka Arrow and runs away after he accidentally stabs Drax in the shoulder with the arrow.
After the sacrifice of Yondu Udonta, Stakar Ogord gathers with his wife Aleta Ogord and other Ravager captains Martinex, Charlie-27, Krugarr and Mainframe and proposes they get the old team back together.
After her latest plan to foil the Guardians failed, Ayesha’s chambermaid brings word that the Council is waiting. Ayesha then tells her she created the next step in their evolution, Adam, who will bring destruction to the Guardians.
Star-Lord enters an adolescent Groot’s room. disgusted by his vines and the disarray of Groot’s room, Star-Lord begins to scold him and realizes this is how Yondu must have felt.
The Watchers are seen leaving their informant, Stan Lee, as he pleads with them to stay as he has more stories to tell.
In prison, Mac Gargan confronts Adrian Toomes, telling him he has “friends” who want Spider-Man dead and there is a rumor that Toomes knows Spider-Man’s identity but Toomes denies having such knowledge.
In a public service announcement about patience, Captain America breaks the fourth wall and gently tells the audience they may have wasted their time.
In a scene foreshadowing Infinity War, Loki visits Thor in his chambers and asks if Earth is a good idea as a much larger ship looms ominously ahead.
The Grand Master tries to reason with the citizens of Sakaar and attempts to call the revolution a draw.
T’Challa travels with Okoye, Nakia and Ayo to the Vienna International Centre to speak with the United Nations. He announces that for the first time Wakanda will be sharing their technology and resources with the world.
A group of Wakandan children awaken the White Wolf, Bucky Barnes, who has been awakened from cryostasis. He emerges from his hut and speaks with Shuri, who tells him he has much to learn.
As citizens of New York are being erased from existence, Nick Fury manages to get a distress beacon off to Captain Marvel before he and Maria Hill are the latest victims of Thanos’ infamous Snap.
Hank, Janet and Hope guide Scott as he travels to the Quantum Realm as he collects Quantum Healing Particles. As Scott radios for them to bring him back, Hank, Janet and Hope all fall victim to the Decimation leaving Scott trapped in the Quantum Realm.
After the Decimation, we see Anton playing the electronic drum set in Scott’s deserted apartment.
Foreshadowing the events of Avengers: Endgame, Steve Rogers, Natasha Romanoff, James Rhodes and Bruce Banner discuss the mysteries Transmitter Pager when Carol Danvers appears, demanding to know where Nick Fury is.
In Nick Fury’s office, Goose hops on to Fury’s desk and regurgitates the Tesseract.
Peter Parker and MJ finish their swing around New York. A breaking news bulletin with J. Jonah Jameson, the editor of The Daily Bugle, releasing leaked footage of Mysterio, in which he suggests Spider-Man murdered him and ordered the recent drone attack.
Nick Fury and Maria Hill are revealed to be Talos and Soren. At the behest of Soren, Talos reaches out to the real Nick Fury, who is on a space station commanding a crew of Skrulls, and informs him of recent events.