Originally Posted by Spider-Jay420
waitaminute...since when is the Tesseract one of the Infinity Gems? Isn't the Tesseract the Cosmic Cube? And aren't they like completely separate things?
Apparently it is in the movies. The gems are being merged with other mystical Marvel objects to simplify things I guess. It was mentioned that the other tesseract (implying that the Aether is a tesseract as well) is on Asgard already and that they don't think it's safe to have the two in the same location. I found it a shocker myself and a bit of a clever way of hiding the Infinity Gems from even the fans. I sure as heck didn't predict the Cosmic Cube being one.
EDIT: I found the exact quote! (not going to reveal how.