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HowStuffWorks concluded that because he's virtually immortal and able to conjure magic, the Lord of the Rings' trilogy's Gandalf would eventually wear Superman down and win.
Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man, works as a photographer for the Daily Bugle newspaper.
Elektra made her debut in the first series of the Marvel comic Daredevil (Issue #168).
Dr. Doom, born Victor von Doom, serves as the old college rival of Fantastic Four leader Reed Richards and bane of the entire group.
The Green Goblin (aka Norman Osborn) was long a thorn in Spider-Man's side before he died. His son, Harry Osborn, took up his father's mantle and continued the fight against Spider-Man.
Aquaman is a member of the JLA. The other members include The Flash, Batman, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, Plastic Man, Superman and Wonder Woman.
X-Man Wolverine's claws are made from adamantium. His skeleton consists of the same durable (and fictional) metal.
Spy Smasher clocks the World War II Axis leaders (Italy's Benito Mussolini, Japan's Hideki Tojo and Germany's Adolf Hitler) on the cover of a 1942 edition. Captain America punched Hitler in the face for the cover of his inaugural issue two years later.
Galactus, also called the Devourer of Worlds, wears a special metal suit that helps him keep the Power Cosmic in check.
Wonder Woman was created in the early 1940s by psychologist William Marston, whose focus of research included differences between the sexes. Through his research, Marston came to conclude that women were the more honest and trustworthy of the two sexes.
This line was used in both The Incredible Hulk films in 2003 and 2008.
Because Hellboy is half human, he files down his horns as an attempt to blend in.
Any superhero would benefit from the promises of turbo boots, but Wonder Woman will just have to use her regular speed. However, she is well equipped with her magic bracelets, the Lasso of Truth and even her invisible plane.
The Fantastic Four received their superpowers from exposure to cosmic rays during a space test flight.
Batman’s cape can be sculpted into a kind of glider that can slow his falls or even allow for short flights.
Matt Murdock, or Daredevil, was a lawyer.
The Hulk started out grey, but due to printing problems, the editor Stan Lee decided to go with green. He was sure that the color green would stay consistent after printing.
Ben Grimm always had a minimal control over his transformation. As time passed, the transformations became rare and now he seems to be stuck as The Thing.
Wonder Woman was the first female member of the Justice Society of America. She was also the secretary.
The Joker jumped into hazardous chemicals at a Gotham chemical plant while trying to escape from Batman. When he came out, the Joker discovered that his skin was white, hair was green and his mouth had a permanent grin.