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26Iron Man's Nose

For a short time in the 1970’s Tony Stark’s Iron Man helmet included a nose, which garnered ridicule from readers. This derision was eventually written into the comic storyline, as Stark designed a new helmet after attending a comic book convention where patrons made fun of it.- Source

27. Since Spider-Man is strong enough to lift approximately ten tons (or about six cars), he has to actively hold back to avoid killing the criminals he pummels on a daily basis. - Source

28. Before shooting the scene in which Loki shapeshifts into Captain America in Thor: The Dark World, Tom Hiddleston donned the Captain America suit and did his own over-the-top impression of Chris Evans. Evans then imitated Hiddleston’s impression of himself when it came time to film his scene.- Source

29. Jim Starlin originally created Thanos and Starfox to be based on the metal concepts of Eros (the sex drive) and Thanatos (the death drive).- Source

30. According to X-Men: The Animated Series, Wolverine’s senses are so powerful that he can smell on the infrared spectrum.- Source


X-Men's Cyclops is a disabled mutant and that his early origin explains that he can't control his eye beams because he fell out of a plane as a child and suffered brain damage.- Source

32. Batman beat the Hulk in a special cross-over comic book, by throwing a can of knock-out-gas at the Hulk’s head, then hitting him in the solar plexus which caused him to breathe in the gas.- Source

33. Robert Downey Jr. was paid 100x for Iron Man 3, than he was for Iron Man 1. He was paid $500,000 for Iron Man 1 vs. $50 Million for Iron Man 3.- Source

34. Ant-Man made his Marvel comic debut before Spider-Man, Hulk, Thor, and Iron-Man. - Source

35. A 1965 Esquire poll revealed that college students ranked the Hulk and Spider-Man alongside Bob Dylan and Che Guevara as the top revolutionary icons of their time.

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36Wolverine Cosplay

Hugh Jackman walked around the show floor of the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con dressed as Wolverine, who he plays in the ‘X-Men’ film series, yet was almost completely unrecognized. One member of the crowd even complained that he was too tall to cosplay the character. - Source

37. Multiple alternate opening scenes were shot for ‘Iron Man 3,’ including a scene of Tony Stark as a child trying to cheer up his mother after she got into a fight with his father, and one of Tony cleaning up Stark Industry landmines, an allusion to the many explosive elements from his past waiting to detonate.- Source

38. Hulk is basically indestructible and stacked with superpowers such as breathing underwater, surviving in space, resistant to solar temperatures, and extreme regenerability.- Source

39. Bruce Banner's name was changed to David Banner in The Incredible Hulk because Bruce was considered a stereotypically gay name.- Source

40. Terrence Howard was paid more than Robert Downey Jr. in Iron Man. He also believes the movie killed his career.

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ForgetMeNot is a character in the X-men comics who has been on the team for years but, due to his power, everyone except Professor X would forget about him.- Source

42. Santa Claus is a Marvel character. He has powers that include teleportation and the ability to shape-shift, and he once saved the X-Men on Christmas Eve.- Source

43. Although Stan Lee gave the Hulk's alter ego the alliterative name "Bruce Banner", Lee misremembered it and referred to him as "Bob Banner" in some later stories, an error which readers quickly picked up on. To resolve this discrepancy he decided to officially him “Robert Bruce Banner.”- Source

44. At the beginning of Iron Man, Tony Stark's captors are revealing the plot of the entire movie in Urdu, the third most commonly spoken language in the world.- Source

45. Wolverine was supposed to have a cameo in Spider-Man (2002). Hugh Jackman even flew to New York, but the scene had to be scrapped because his costume was nowhere to be found.- Source

46Hulk's Pants

Stan Lee once commented that he liked to work "science" into all of his stories and that Hulk's pants were the only time he never had a clue how the exact science behind it worked.- Source

47. Groot from the Guardian of the Galaxy was one of Stan Lee's first creations at Marvel (and originally a villain), predating Spider-Man and most of the Avengers, including the Hulk, Iron Man, and Thor.- Source

48. Jeff Bridges said of working on Iron Man, “They had no script, man. We would show up for big scenes every day and we wouldn't know what we were going to say. We would go into our trailer and call up writers on the phone, ‘You got any ideas?’”- Source

49. Hugh Jackman prepared for 30 days in advance, including 36hrs of dehydration, for the shirtless "Wolverine" scenes.- Source

50. When Patrick Stewart was first asked to consider playing Professor X on film, the actor had no idea who the character was. So when one of the producers handed him an 'X-Men' comic from her desk he responded, "What am I doing on the front of a comic book?"- Source


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