Iron Man (Tony Stark) has gone from an alcoholic chauvinistic arms merchant to a philanthropic billionaire.
Captain America (Steve Rogers) strives to represent not just the best of America, but also of humanity itself.
The world’s most famous superhero, Superman (Clark Kent) began as a supervillain and ended up as an alien immigrant who chose to protect the planet on which he was raised.
Initially created to troll their readers, Marvel had no idea that Iron Man (Tony Stark) would become a fan favourite.
Patriotic shield-bearer and seemingly-eternal man-out-of time, Captain America (Steve Rogers) has an iconic crime-fighting legacy.
Flash, the wise-cracking speedster of the DC universe, is one of the most popular – and powerful - comics superheroes of all time.
Vision’s strange history is full of legacy – his name comes from one pre-existing comic character, and his body from another.
Originally a submissive second-tier villain, Wanda Maximoff (Scarlet Witch) is now one of the most powerful heroes in the entire Marvel roster.
Spider-Man’s real-world history might seem fairly normal, but his impact at the time cannot be overstated.
The fan-favourite Canadian X-Men has a bizarre past – both in the comics and in real life.
It’s apt – if heartbreaking – that the real-world origins of the world’s greatest detective were shrouded in secrecy for decades.
Marvel’s Wolverine might be the best at what he does, but what he does isn’t very pretty.
Need a primer on Marvel’s friendly neighbourhood web-slinger? We’ve got you covered!
The android known as Vision has a more interesting history than you might suppose, and could very well have a stranger future than you may imagine.
Depending on the writer, Marvel’s Scarlet Witch’s powers can range from ‘being able to shoot bad luck curses out of her hands’ to ‘being able to rewrite the entire universe’.
The fastest man alive is arguably DC's most relatable superhero.
It’s not about how she’s written – it’s about how she’s not written.
Serving as a partial inspiration for the third film in the Dark Knight live-action film series, it’s surprising this classic Batman storyline isn’t discussed – or adapted - more.
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