100 Unbelievable Facts About Marvel

Facts About Marvel - The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is an American media franchise and shared universe centered on a series of superhero films produced by Marvel Studios. The films are based on characters that appear in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The franchise also includes television series, short films, digital series, and literature. The shared universe, much like the original Marvel Universe in comic books, was established by crossing over common plot elements, settings, cast, and characters.

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100 Unbelievable Facts About Marvel

  • In the Marvel Comics universe, Tony Stark owns area 51.
  • The events in Infinity war take place over just two days.
  • Darth Vader was inspired by the marvel character Doctor Doom.
  • The word "Zombies" was trademarked by Marvel Studios in 1973.
  • The Men In Black movies have been owned by Marvel since 1994.
  • J.A.R.V.I.S  stands for 'Just A Rather Very Intelligent System'.
  • Elvis Presley was the inspiration for Captain Marvel Jr's haircut.
  • In the Marvel Universe, Wakanda is the most advanced civilization on Earth.
  • Tom Holland found out he got the role of Spider-Man through an Instagram post.
  • There is a little amphibian named Throg who wields the Frog Mjolnir just like Thor.
  • Tom Holland's Instagram and casual vlogging inspired the beginning of Spiderman: Homecoming.
  • In the comics, Mr. Immortal, a Marvel superhero, has no other superpower other than immortality.
  • The MCU has its own news channel that posts videos on Youtube about the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • Daredevil’s sense of taste is so acute, that he can even tell how many grains of salt are on a pretzel.
  • Amalgam comic books combined a Marvel superhero with a DC one. For example Batman and Wolverine as Dark Claw.
  • Black Widow and Captain America are of the same age. In the comics, she is confirmed to be over 70 years of age.
  • Real military police were extras in the attack on New York scene in Avengers. There were about 25 of them there.
  • The King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley’s trademark haircut was based on the Marvel superhero, Captain Marvel Jr.
  • Robert Downey Jr (Iron Man) and Marisa Tomei (Aunt May) dated years ago. He recommended her for the role as Aunt May.
  • Kamala Khan is a Pakistani teenager who becomes Ms Marvel. She is the first Marvel superhero that is a Pakistani girl!
  • 'Damage Control' are a team responsible for fixing buildings after chaos left behind the Avengers' battles against evil.
  • We get the first glimpse at the existence of Wakanda in the second Iron Man movie when it appears on a map of S.H.E.I.L.D.
  • Peter Porker is a Spider-pig from a comic first published in 1983. Peter Porker existed before Spider-Man: Into The Spider-verse.
  • When the Hulk was first introduced in the comics, he was green-skinned due to a printing error with the four-color printing process.
  • Nick Fury's grave has the biblical passage: Ezekial 25:17. It's a tribute to Samuel L. Jackson's character in the movie Pulp Fiction.
  • Black Widow is well over 70 years old in the comics. She looks youthful due to a similar serum and process as used by Captain America.
  • In 2009 Marvel Comics produced a comic in which characters are animals corresponding to the real avengers including Throg; Thor as a frog.
  • Marvel comics describe a villain who is literally a brick wall. Named 'The Wall', this villain made an appearance in the Spider- Man comics.
  • Agent Phil Coulson only appeared in the first Thor movie because Samuel L. Jackson was busy and was never intended to be a recurring character.
  • There are two Infinity Gauntlets in the Marvel universe, one is seen in Odin's treasure room for the right hand. The left one, Thanos is after.
  • Although Iron Man is a billionaire, King T'Challa is worth over 5 times more than Tony Stark and which makes Black Panther the richest avenger.
  • During the early 90s, Michael Jackson tried to buy Marvel Comics. The reason behind it was that he wanted to star as Spider-Man in his version of the movie.
  • Fury's Big Week: Nick Fury is a busy person at the best of times, but in the Marvel world Thor, Iron Man 2 AND The Incredible Hulk happened in the same week!
  • Originally, in the movie Infinity War, Captain America was only written in after 2 hours. When the screenwriters realised, they had to go back and write him in!
  • In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Cap has a list of things he wants to catch up on. Different items appear on the list depending on where you watch the movie!
  • Tom Holland was not given complete access to the Infinity War script as he is known for accidentally spoiling plots during interviews and on his social media accounts.
  • Marshall Mathers, also known as Eminem, once teamed up with the Punisher in XXL Eminem/Punisher Comic (2009) #1 which was created by Fred Van Lente and Salvador Larroca.
  • Robert Downing Jr hid food around the sets of almost every marvel movie so he could snack during filming. If you see Iron Man snacking in the movie, it probably wasn't scripted.
  • In 1994, Marvel bought the rights for The Men in Black (originally owned by Malibu Comics). This simply means that all films, shows, and video games have been produced by Marvel.
  • In Iron Man 2, Nick Fury refers to the discovery of Thor’s hammer when he says "We've got bigger problems to worry about in the South West". This was a really busy week for Fury!
  • For the movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, a script was written out with Groot's language (consisting of just "I am groot" and the occasional "We are groot") translated into English.
  • To emulate the immortalised scene in Star Wars where Luke Skywalker loses his right hand, Marvel creators made sure at least one limb was lost or maimed in every movie of Phase 2.
  • Marvel created a comic book series in the 1970s called ‘What if?’ which focuses on events in the Marvel Universe that might have unfolded if a few key moments in history turned out differently.
  • In 1994, importing human figures and toys into the United States became more expensive than non-human figures so to get around this X-Men were labeled as mutants rather than humans to avoid legal issues.
  • Venom was created by a fan in 1982 in a contest held by Marvel Comics. Randy Schueller submitted a concept art for a storyline that involved Spider-Man upgrading his suit to all black for stealth purposes.
  • Just like this list, spoilers for movies sometimes have to happen. However, Tom Holland had a problem with accidentally leaking spoilers. For Infinity War, he received a script with only his lines visible!
  • When Captain America's best friend, Bucky Barns, was brainwashed he was in charge of training trained Romanoff to be an assassin. Bucky taught her the skills she would eventually need to become Black Widow.
  • The end credit scene of the Avengers movie was added much later than the filming so the cast had already started other projects. Chris Evans had grown a beard for a different role so he wore a prosthetic jaw.
  • Deadpool, one of Marvel’s most popular characters,  was supposed to be a spoof of Deathstroke. The name Wade Wilson was a hilarious reference to his origins and how the character was inspired by DC Comic’s Deathstroke.
  • Initially, Marvel producers saw Downey Jr’s alcoholic habits as a red flag and believed that he would not be suitable for the role of Tony Stark. It was Jon Favreau’s insisting that helped Robert Downey Jr. getting the role.
  • In Doctor Strange, Benedict Cumberbatch plays the evil villain Dormammu. Even more strange, Cumberbatch didn't do the voice for the character and no voice actor is listed for the voice of Dormammu; it still remains a mystery who did it!
  • The line "He's a friend from work" from Thor: Ragnarok caused a major stir on social media, enough to grant it iconic status in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It was suggested to Chris Hemsworth between takes by a child visiting the set.
  • In Captain America: The First Avenger, Red Skull says "the Fuhrer is too busy digging for trinkets in the desert.” This is a reference to a scene in Indiana Jones and the Raiders of The Lost Ark when Nazi's dig up the Ark of The Covenant.
  • Terrance Howard was paid more than Robert Downey Jr for the playing James Rhodes in the first Iron Man because he was a more prolific actor. Robert Downey Jr made $2.5 million dollars from Iron Man whereas Terrance Howard made between $3.5- $4.5 million dollars.
  • Screenwriters for Infinity War didn't know about the Wakanda war chants because Black Panther was being filmed at the same time as Infinity War. When the Black Panther cast flew over to film, the actors started doing it on set so it was written into Infinity War.
  • Marvel Studios (owned by Disney) produces the Marvel movies, which created the Marvel Cinematic Universe. X-men were owned by 20th Century Fox who created the X-men movies. However, Disney recently acquired Fox, so fingers crossed for a Black Panther/Wolverine showdown.
  • In The Avengers, a farmer asks Bruce Banner "Are you an alien?", a reasonable enough question when a giant green monster falls from the sky. The line is a nod to Alien because the farmer (played by Harry Dean Stanton) played a member of the crew in the first Alien movie!
  • In the JLA/Avengers crossover comics, the Flash and Quicksilver race against each other on multiple occasions. Flash only had the advantage when he used Speed Force. Quicksilver took a simple victory over the red-suited hero on instances where Flash was not able to use Speed Force.
  • A storyline shows the X-Men taking Deadpool to a mental hospital for therapy. However, the doctor treating him is Psycho-Man in disguise who attempts to hypnotize Deadpool in order to take control of him. This leaves Deadpool even more mentally unstable and leads on a murderous rampage killing the entire Marvel universe.
  • The public knew about Tom Holland’s casting as Spider-Man before he did. Holland stated in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres that during his last audition, he was told that they would reveal the final cast the next day. However, six weeks passed and he had not been contacted yet until he discovered he was chosen for the role of Spider-Man through Instagram.

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