Hawkeye: 8 Big Questions Raised By Episodes 1 & 2

Murder, mystery, and Maya Lopez.

Hawkeye Clint Barton
Marvel Studios

A full decade after debuting in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and after seeing every one of his original Avengers teammates enjoy their own movies, Clint Barton is finally in the spotlight. Though not a theatrical release, Hawkeye has become the MCU's fifth series to stream on Disney+ with the first two episodes dropping together.

With there only set to be six episode in the entire season, after one day the series is already one third of the way through, and though this seems criminally quick, it has made a solid start.

Immediately, Kate Bishop is a hit with fans and has the potential to be a true MCU star in the future, Clint Barton is grumpier and more lovable than ever, and is continuing his trajectory of proving he is not a laughing stock in a world of demigods and super soldiers.

However, the first two episodes of the series, as is the norm within the MCU, have offered up more questions than answers. With almost every character introduced so far being new to the franchise, and a storyline that is yet to truly unfold and show itself, there are a lot of burning questions running through fans' minds already.

8. Who Bought Avengers Tower?

Hawkeye Clint Barton
Marvel Studios

This has been a question that has been hanging over the MCU ever since Spider-Man: Homecoming in 2017. The Vulture's entire plan centered around a heist on Tony Stark as he vacated Avengers Tower after he sold the building. However, it was never revealed who he actually sold it to.

Something as vague as this is always prone to fan theories, and many believed it would soon house the Fantastic Four as the Baxter Building, but nothing has come of it so far in the franchise.

In the second episode of Hawkeye, Kate asked Clint if he was going to take her to Avengers Tower, and was devastated to learn that it had been sold. Naturally, this reignited interest and theories in who now resides there, particularly as in the MCU timeline we are now roughly eight years removed from the events of Spider-Man: Homecoming.

This line actually added relatively little to the episode, it didn't have to be there at all, so why was it? Was this foreshadowing an answer to the years old question finally coming? Or was it just to drive home that little bit more that Kate is something of a superhero superfan?

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