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Why do they give wings to Wasp and not Ant-Man?


Why wouldn't they just make the same kind of wings for him as they do for her?

Just because it's cool to ride an ant or an arrow? It seems stupid and inefficient....

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Unlike superpowers or combat skills.. Suits, technology, serum can be created again and again with some research which can transform a no-good guy into a hero. Then why isn't every person iron man, captain america, ant man, black panther etc etc?

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In this context, it's the same company. The same technology. It makes absolutely no sense why they wouldn't give Ant-Man wings and energy weapons like Wasp. It's just foolish. Like being reliant on a flying ant isn't problematic at best.

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I thought it was pretty clear in the trailers - Hank had the tech, but he just didn't trust Scott enough. Hope's his daughter.

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True, however Hank even gave his wife wings while not putting them on his own vintage suit.

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He didn't trust him enough to add wings to the suit he gave him to save the day. Yeah, makes sense to me.

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Exactly, sarcasm aside Hank's cranky and inconsistent. That's part of what makes him interesting. He was a jerk to Ben Foster and Ava's dad as well.

Hank's not noble like Steve Rogers or wise-cracking like Tony Stark; he's a curmudgeon (and seemed to be the same way in the 1989 flashback)

It's what makes it funny when he's forced to rely on Scott and his friends for anything - his reaction in this movie was a deliberate callback to the "those three wombats" scene in the first movie. The crank gets humbled.


Agreed though, it doesn't explain the lack of wings on his old suit - possibly Janet's suit was a later model and it was too hard to modify them back then.

We know the real reason of course (because they're "Ant-Man" and "The Wasp"), but that's unsatisfying.

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Why isn't every hero given super serum and an Iron Man suit? I've wondered that all my life. The super heros make life way harder for themselves than it need be.

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Given some excessive thinking, none of the super hero show/movie feels right. People can do hell lot of things if gained even a little bit of power as shown in Death Note and Code Geass. Writers should put more thoughts when writing fantasy and scifi. It's not easy to imagine how world will turn out if it was slightly changed

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The reason its called fantasy (not scifi btw, nothing scinetific about this here) is that it DOESNT follow the logic of reality.

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In the comics, Hank grafted wasp antenna and wings to Janet's body.

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Incorrect. Hank subjected her to a biochemical procedure that grants her the ability to grow wings upon shrinking under four feet tall. You may be thinking of the Wasp from the Ultimate universe, who was a mutant.

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Nepotism.

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uuuum, cause wasps have wings and ants dont? You call us Marveltards but you haters so stupid. In Feige we trust! Raccoon turd forever!

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Oh man, he actually rides an ant with wings. Some have them and I highly doubt Hank should want to deprive Scott of the serious advantage of having wings against threats to the world simply because some ants don't. And it's not like wasps have blasters either.

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nah,that's not an ant and those are not winds, ants come descendant from wasps! You are really just a hater colebug83, and dumb as a dishwasher! I know you are jealous that MCU makes so much more money, much much more money than DC and Fox and Star Wars put together. Hahahahahaha, I laugh at you!!! Just dance off, you big turd blossom. In MCU we trust!

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Your attempt at humour is really really bad.

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I'm a mCU fan you moron. Now go play hide the zucchini or put a turd in your pillow.

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How come Batman never lets Robin drive the Bat-mobile?

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If Ant-Man had wings, would he be able to fly when he was a giant?

I think there's some law of physics that would prevent that, right?

Not that superheroes follow the laws of physics, but still.

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If his other stuff works, why wouldn't the wings?

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https://www.thenakedscientists.com/articles/questions/could-bee-size-person-fly


Question
If a japanese honey bee was as large as a person, could they fly? And how much heat could their wings produce?

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Chris Basu, expert in animal biomechanics, answered Ultraviolet's question... Chris Basu - Yes, it's a great question. Just the imagery you know, imagining a bee the size of a person, it's great. But we do have this problem when we talk about scaling small animals up to larger sizes. If you imagine a cube, if you double the size of that cube, you actually increase it's weight by eight times and that's just a generalised law of scaling. When you scale up a bee to the size of a human, if you keep the shape and size of the wings the same, the wings actually become too small for the bee to get enough lift to get off the ground. The muscles are too small and also the material properties are just not good enough any more. The wings might become overly heavy, they might just break before anything actually happens; there's no way they'd be able to get off the ground.

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He gets wings later when he becomes Yellowjacket.

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I suppose it could be because she's smaller and lighter than he is, and therefore easier to lift with a pair of strapped-on wings.

However, that can't possibly apply in a world where size and mass are completely malleable, so that brings us back to favoritism. He just wants his daughter to have better powers.

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