Phillip J. Coulson is one of the coolest characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He maybe mere mortal human but he makes up for with his intellects, the ability to improvise and the sense of humor. Fans were devasted when the character was killed off in The Avengers movie. He was fatally wounded by Loki. Nick Fury uses the incident to motivate the Avengers to work together to save the world. Fans were happy when Agent Coulson returned in the tv series, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. He was brought back to life using a drug made from an alien corpse. He made a brief appearance in Captain Marvel as the young version of himself. However, he was retired from the tv series in season 5 when the effects of his drugs started to wane.
In one of Marvel’s One-Shot short films, Phil was assigned the task of investigating Thor’s hammer (Mjolnir) when it first landed on Earth. On his way to the location, he stopped for gas at a rural gas station. While he was trying to figure what flavor of Donuts he wants to eat, a group of masked men tried to rob the cashier. He toses the gun at the robbers and uses a bag of flour to beat the crap out of them. He did all that while maintaining a straight face.
He will be missed. I hope he would return in a future MCU movie.