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50 Marvelous Marvel Comic Facts You May Not Know

 

Did you know that Doctor Doom is not a real doctor? Or that Marvel gave Optimus Prime his name? Or that Captain America drew Captain America? Or that Marvel created a character to slaughter Doctor Who‘s Daleks?

We’ve uncovered some of the strangest and most wonderful facts from more than fifty years of Marvel Comics history to provide you with tidbits to amuse, educate, and inform — including weird-but-true facts about Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man, the X-Men, Doctor Strange, and the big guy himself, Groot.

For more delightful comics facts, check out our gallery of 50 DC facts:

 

 

Can’t get enough trivia? Check out dozens more comics facts about your favorite Marvel characters via our ongoing video series, ‘You Think You Know Comics.’ Watch brand new episodes every Tuesday on YouTube.

 

12 Facts You May Not Know About Ant-Man

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12 Facts You May Not Know About Daredevil

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12 Facts You May Not Know About Black Widow

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15 Facts You May Not Know About Doctor Strange

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12 Facts You May Not Know About The Avengers

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12 Facts You May Not Know About The Guardians Of The Galaxy

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12 Facts You May Not Know About Wolverine

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13 Facts You May Not Know About Ultron

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12 Facts You May Not Know About Deadpool

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Is there an important Marvel Comics fact that you think we’ve missed, or a DC fact that you think we should include for our follow-up? Do you have a suggestion on the next subject for our ‘You Think You Know Comics’ videos? We’d love to hear about it. Share your suggestions in the comments below.

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