We’re not sure what this says about the overall quality of Marvel’s movies, but it seems like fans are more interested in the post-credit scenes attached to each movie than the actual film itself. In a wise move, the stinger scene attached to The Dark World leads us right into next summer’s Guardians of the Galaxy. The scene involves Sif and Volstaag bringing the Aether to The Collector, played by Benicio del Toro, for safe keeping.
In the comics, The Collector is an alien being who literally collects powerful artifacts from across the Marvel Universe. With the Aether in his possession, The Collector looks to gather more power than any single being should ever wield. We’re not going to spoil the look of The Collector here, but just be warned to expect something along the lines of this: