We’ve uncovered some of the strangest and most wonderful facts from more than fifty years of Marvel / DC Comics history……………….
People often doubt Batman’s strength, saying he’s just a man with training. What people don’t know is that Batman possesses extraordinary strength by virtue of his will and training. During his rigorous training, he once fought in a gauntlet for 26 hours straight where a new fighter was added every hour.
Howard Robard Hughes Jr (1905 – 1976) an american entrepreneur ,a significant defense contractor who developed new weapons technologies, an inventor, an adventurer, a multi-billionaire and ladies’ man was the real life inspiration behind Iron man.Hughes also held multiple air speed records and was an influential person in the aviation industry.
The “DC” in “DC Comics” stands for the original comic series “Detective Comics” making DC Comics’ full name “Detective Comics Comics.”
Hawkeye is the only character that is a member of the Justice League as well as the Avengers.
2002, a 4-year-old boy suffering from hearing loss didn’t want to wear a hearing aid because Super heroes don’t. To get him to wear his hearing aids, Marvel Comics created a super hero with a hearing aid called Blue Ear.
Before the X-Men comic books, Wolverine was originally an enemy of the Hulk. In the 1974 issue of The Incredible Hulk #180, the original Wolverine did not have retractable claws but instead he wore gloves with claws attached. He had animal like senses also.
Although Superman remains the most well-known superhero in the world, Batman holds the title for most appearances, which currently stands at around 6250.
Thor is not immortal, once Asgardians reach adulthood, they consume the Golden Apples of Idunn which slows down their aging while keeping them in their physical prime.
In 1996, Marvel and DC comics created Amalgam Comics that joined their two universes together, thus resulting in characters such as Darkclaw BatmanWolverine, Super Soldier SupermanCaptain America, and Iron Lantern.
In the debut of Hulk, Stan Lee chose gray for the Hulk because he wanted a color that did not suggest any particular ethnic group.
Aquaman once became entangled in Wonder Woman’s lasso, and ended up confessing that he had romantic feelings for her.
Black Panther has the power to draw all the strength, skill, experience and power from the previous Black Panthers.
Bruce Wayne(Batman) has an IQ that outranges Albert Einstein’s IQ. Einstein’s IQ was estimated to be around 160-180. Wayne’s has been stated to be about 192.
Marvel has a superhero named Throg. He is a frog that has the power of Thor and is in a superhero group called the Pet Avengers.