Iron Man is sad. Captain America is sad. Black Widow is sad. That dude with the bow and arrow who always gets short shrift is sad. Ant-Man is just happy to be here.

Such is our first real taste of Avengers: Endgame.

Me? I'm not sad. I'm pretty stoked, actually, because we'll get to see Endgame a week early, on April 26, 2019, instead of the previously announced May 3 release. In the meantime, let's break down what we've got.

Tony Stark is alone and adrift, recording a message for Pepper into his battered Iron Man helmet. Why is he alone? Why is he adrift? No food. No water. No Nebula, who was with him on Titan when the Big Snap occurred.

Thanos' armor is ... crucified? Hard to tell if it's really a Jesus Christ Pose or just the way armor like that is stowed, but he's still around, apparently.

Ronin"Thanos did exactly what he said he was going to do. He wiped out 50 percent of all living creatures." That's Black Widow's offering of exposition, just incase you forgot what this was all about.

Hawkeye — who along with Ant-Man sat out Infinity War — apparently is in Japan, and apparently is now Ronin. The bodies have hit the floor, and Black Widow is there to catch the steely over-the-shoulder look back.

"This is the fight of our lives." Thanks, Cap, for that award-winning piece of dialog.

"This is gonna work, Steve." Black Widow has faith in whatever it is Steve's cooked up. Or someone else has cooked up. Someone has cooked something. Up. "I know it is — because I don't know what I'm gonna do if it doesn't." Hey, uh, thanks, Cap.

Then there's Scott Lang. Ant-Man apparently made his way out of the Quantum Realm, which in addition to be horribly named also remains completely escapable. And now he just really wants to come inside.

So which Endgame theory will end up being correct? What's the one winning scenario that Dr. Strange saw in Infinity War? (And that he presumably set in motion by allowing himself to be killed?) We'll find out in April.

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