100 Marvel Facts You May Not Know

By: Fact Republic

1. Mr. Immortal is a superhero who exists in the Marvel universe with no special powers except immortality.

He has been killed in ways including crushing, burning, self-impalement on giant novelty scissors, bear trap, cannon, chainsaw, piranhas, ferrets, spear, and python.

2. There is an issue called The Punisher Kills the Marvel Universe, where he kills every single Marvel superhero and villain, including himself.

3. In Marvel’s Earth-616 continuity alone, Jean Grey, a founding member of the X-Men, has died 14 times.

4. The Thing of ‘The Fantastic Four’ was once killed after being possessed by Dr. Doom. 

Grief-stricken, Mr. Fantastic decided to revive him by stealing the Thing’s soul from Heaven.

While there, the Four were invited to meet God, who was designed to look like Marvel artist, Jack Kirby.

5. In the Ultimate Marvel Universe, Black Widow shot and killed Tony Stark’s butler, Jarvis, after he walked in on the two of them having sex, revealing her true sinister persona.

6. In Marvel’s mainstream comic’s continuity, Pepper Potts conceives a child with Happy Hogan, but she suffers a miscarriage after being assaulted by Iron Man’s enemies.

7. On Earth 3490 of the Marvel multi-verse, Tony Stark was born a female named Natasha Stark and becomes the Iron Woman when she grows up.

Stark ultimately marries Steve Rogers, which prevents the Superhero Registration Program and Civil War.

8. There is a Marvel superhero called Squirrel Girl, who once beat Doctor Doom by flooding his aircraft with a swarm of squirrels.

9. There is a Marvel Character called Asbestos Lady, who robbed banks with her accomplices, who wore asbestos lined clothing. She later died of cancer.

10. In a controversial story, T’Challa was able to put the Silver Surfer into a chokehold. The Surfer actually had a difficult time getting out of it.

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