Fun facts about su­per­heroes

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> In 2002, Marvel Comics cre­ated a su­per­hero with a hear­ing aid called Blue Ear for a four-year-old boy suf­fer­ing from hear­ing loss. > Marvel su­per hero Squir­rel Girl once beat vil­lain Dr Doom by flood­ing his air­craft with a swarm of squir­rels.

> Venom, the Spi­der-Man vil­lain, was a fan-based con­cept that Marvel bought for RM945 (US$220).

> In the early 1990s, singer Michael Jack­son tried to buy Marvel Comics so that he could play Spi­der-Man in his own movie.

> Star Wars’ Darth Vader was in­spired by Marvel’s vil­lain Dr Doom.

> Apart from writ­ing for Marvel Comics, Stan Lee also wrote 15 DC comics, re-imag­in­ing pop­u­lar su­per­heroes like Bat­man and Su­per­man.

> Mr Im­mor­tal is a Marvel char­ac­ter with no spe­cial pow­ers ex­cept im­mor­tal­ity. > Singer Eminem is a char­ac­ter in the Marvel uni­verse. Source: bromy­

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