26. Peter Palmer

Spider-Man was accidentally called Peter Palmer twice in the very first issue of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ comic book. – Source

27. It is a common misconception that Cyclops of ‘The X-Men’ comic series possesses the power of heat vision. He actually projects a powerful beam of concussive energy, which feels more like a strong punch than a ray of heat. – Source

28. Chris Hemsworth was originally rejected for the part of the title character early on in the casting process for the 2011 ‘Thor’ movie. He was reconsidered only after his younger brother Liam was nixed further along in the process. – Source

29. Wolverine once fought a supervillain named Spore in South America who was composed entirely of cocaine. – Source

30. In “The Ultimates #4”, published in 2002, Nick Fury and Ultimate universe version of the Avengers sit around and discuss what actors could play themselves if their story is ever made into a film. It’s suggested that Brad Pitt could portray Captain America, Steve Buscemi as Bruce Banner, Matthew McConaughey as Giant-Man, Lucy Liu as the Wasp, Johnny Depp as Tony Stark and Samuel L. Jackson could play Nick Fury. – Source


31. Deadpool

Deadpool is multilingual, with the ability to speak fluently in German, Spanish, ASL(Sign Language) and Japanese, in addition to his native English and he is Omnisexual. “Deadpool is whatever sexual inclination his brain tells him he is in THAT moment. And then the moment passes.” – Source

32. The final issue of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’, in which Peter Parker is killed and Doctor Octopus takes over his role as the Web-Slinger, proved so controversial that the comic’s writer, Dan Slott, received numerous death threats from angry fans. – Source

33. In the 1981 ‘Batman Vs. The Incredible Hulk’ crossover comic, despite his relative lack of brute strength, the Dark Knight successfully defeats the Hulk in combat. – Source

34. ‘Thor’ was originally planned to be a made-for-television film set to air on UPN, starring professional wrestler Tyler Mane. – Source

35. Stan Lee had originally planned for Professor X to be the brother of his arch-nemesis. – Source


36. Deadpool’s healing factor

Deadpool’s healing factor is much more powerful than that of Wolverine or the Hulk. While he can survive a nuclear blast, which Wolverine and the Hulk have also done, Deadpool can reattach his head after decapitation, live in the vacuum of space(though he still wears spacesuits to “look cool”), and claims he can survive being thrown into a supernova. – Source

37. Robert Downey Jr. has actually been banned from Japan because of his erratic behavior in the US in the 1990s and was only allowed to enter Japan for the premiere of ‘Iron Man’ if he promised never to return again. – Source

38. The very first draft of the ‘Iron Man’ film script revealed that Tony Stark built mechanical tentacles for a scientist in New York, a reference to the ‘Spider-Man’ villain Doctor Octopus. – Source

39. Though he still maintained his peak physical condition, in the early 1990s, Captain America had the Super Soldier Serum removed from his body as a statement against substance abuse. This only lasted six issues before it was retconned away. – Source

40. Due to FOX’s strict censorship of violence in cartoons of the 1990s, Spider-Man only threw three punches in the entire four-year run of ‘Spider-Man: The Animated Series.’ – Source


41. Hawkeye

Hawkeye developed his archery skills working at a traveling circus as a kid. – Source

42. Due to a little known artist error, fans found that X-Men’s Jean Grey appeared completely naked in the 245th issue of Uncanny X-Men. – Source

43. In a deleted scene from the 2008 film ‘The Incredible Hulk’, in which Bruce Banner goes to the Arctic to commit suicide, Captain America’s body and shield can be spotted frozen beneath the ice. – Source

44. Doctor Strange in the Ultimate Universe was killed when the demon Dormammu wrapped his cape around his neck, cutting off his air and causing his head to explode. – Source

45. Some of the sound effect used for Tony Stark’s armor in the ‘Iron Man’ film series originate from 8-bit video games, such as the cannon fire from ‘Space Invaders’ being used as JARVIS’ target lock. – Source


46. Mystique

Almost anytime Mystique is depicted in clothes in X-men comics, she’s really just naked and generating outfits with her shape-shifting mutation. – Source

47. While doing a press conference for The Avengers: Age of Ultron, director Joss Whedon admitted that while Agent Coulson is alive in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., he still considers the character dead in the movie’s continuity so as to not cheapen his death in the first film. – Source

48. The original opening scene of ‘Iron Man 2’ featured Tony Stark in the Iron Man suit, suffering from a hangover and vomiting into a toilet. This was removed to make Stark’s first appearance much more heroic. – Source

49. Stan Lee was actually very nervous that blind people would find his ‘Daredevil’ comic series offensive or parodical. Upon its release, however, he received fan mail praising his handling of the subject and asked him to contribute to charities for the blind. – Source

50. Despite Netflix’s Luke Cage television series and Captain America: Civil War both being released in 2016, and set in the same cinematic continuity, Alfre Woodard appears in both as two unrelated yet significant characters. In Luke Cage, Woodard appears as primary antagonist Mariah Dillard, while in Captain America: Civil War, she portrays Miriam Sharpe, the woman that convinces Tony Stark that the Avengers do more harm than good. – Source

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