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Stan Lee who worked for Marvel as a writer for hire sued Marvel in 2005 because he was hurt by Marvel Comics decision to keep profits from him over his 60 years with the company
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In the early 1990s, Michael Jackson tried to buy Marvel Comics just so that he could play Spider Man in his own produced movie.
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Due to strange laws in USA, importing toys resembling humans are taxed higher than those that dont. Marvel successfully argued in court that because their X-men action figures are mutants and therefore should be exempt from such higher tax.
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There was a 1995 issue of Punisher called The Punisher Kills The Marvel Universe in which he killed every single Marvel superhero and villain, including himself.
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Venom, the Spider-Man villain was a fan-based concept that Marvel bought for 220 dollars.
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During the production of the Avengers movie, they couldnt get the Hulks roar to sound just right so they decided to supplement it with recordings of Lou Ferrigno bellowing as the original Hulk.
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There is a Marvel super hero called Squirrel Girl, who once beat Doctor Doom by flooding his aircraft with a swarm of squirrels
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In 2002, a 4-year-old boy suffering from hearing loss didnt want to wear a hearing aid because Super heroes dont. To get him to wear his hearing aids, Marvel Comics created a super hero with a hearing aid called Blue Ear.
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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.
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In 1983, Marvel published a comic about Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Ham. He was a Spider-Pig named Peter-Porker.
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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 Green LanternIron Man.
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In the 1970′s, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel Comics to release the strangest Spiderman comic that discouraged teens from having unprotected sex.
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Apart from writing for Marvel, Stan Lee also wrote 15 DC comics, reimagined popular superheroes like Batman and Superman.
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When the character of Nick Fury was re-introduced into the Ultimate Marvel comics, he was redesigned to resemble Samuel L Jackson, without the actors permission to use his image. It wasnt until Samuel himself saw his resemblance in the comic that he contacted Marvel to secure a role in any future Marvel movies.
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Marvels Deadpool Wade Wilson was originally created as a spoof of DC’s Deathstroke Slade Wilson.
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Mr. Immortal is a Marvel character with no special powers except immortality. He has been killed in ways including shot, suffocated, stabbed, drowned, crushed, starved, dehydrated, exploded, poisoned, decapitated, irradiated and incinerated.
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There is a fictional company in the Marvel universe called Damage Control. It specializes in cleaning up the mess that superheroes and super villains leave behind.
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The reason Spider-Man wasn’t a part of the Avengers movie is because Marvel sold the rights to Sony.
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Spider-man married Mary Jane in 1987, for which Marvel held a publicity event featuring actors dressed like Spider-Man and Mary Jane getting married in Shea Stadium.
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Eminem is a character in the Marvel universe.
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From 1975 to 1996, Marvel had trademarked the word, zombies. Perhaps understanding that this trademark wasnt enforceable, in 1996 they registered Marvel Zombies.
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Deadpool has regularly broken the fourth wall. He knew that he was in comic books. This was due to his Comic Awareness, which was a pun about Captain Marvels Cosmic Awareness.
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Despite all the Gods that roam the universe, Marvel Universe lived under one true God called One-Above-All.
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Iron Man was created by Stan Lee as a challenge to create a hero that no one should like and force people to like him.
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In 2003, Marvel Comics announced it was planning to publish a five-part series entitled Di Another Day featuring a resurrected Diana The Princess of Wales, as a mutant with superpowers.
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Darth Vader was inspired by Marvels Dr. Doom.
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The spider that bites Tobey Magquire in Spider-Man was chosen after a Spider Olympics, and was then painted with body paint when time didnt allow for a spider costume to be created.
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Marvel created a character named Irene Adler after the Sherlock Holmes character, who was supposed to be Mystiques lover. Marvel wasn’t allowed to portray a gay relationship, so they made them to be friends, but later announced that they were a couple.
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Agent Coulson once defeated an entire HYDRA unit sole-handedly. When asked what weapon he used, he held out his pen.
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And here’s a sneak peak of Bishop from X-MEN: Days of Future Past.
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