- "If your girlfriend's ex wants to visit from Phoenix, you do not buy him a plane ticket."
- ―Lance Hunter
Phoenix is the capital and largest city of the state of Arizona.
A hypothetical girlfriend's ex from Phoenix was used as an analogy by Lance Hunter when he advised Leo Fitz against helping Jemma Simmons reunite with Will Daniels.
UFO sightings were claimed to have occurred over Phoenix and would be cited by Tony Stark and Peter Parker as an example of hoax imagery fabricated via a computer.
When the Runaways planned to leave Los Angeles, Chase Stein suggested Phoenix as an option.