Fun Facts

• Marvel once trademarked the word “zombie.”

• Spider-Ham (aka Peter Porker) has a 17-issue comic series.

• Venom was created by a fan and purchased for $220.

• Luke Cage was the first black superhero with his own comic.

• Iron Man and Captain America are tied for the character who has appeared in the most (9 each) modern Marvel Cinematic Universe.

• Actor Vin Diesel, who voices Groot in the Guardians of the Galaxy movies, gets specials script revealing what his character is actually saying each time he says, “I am Groot.”

• The original Captain Marvel was a Kree Comander named Captain Mar-Vell, he was also a man.