Number Ten: Hulk Wasn T Always Green

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Marvel is one of the most well-known and highly regarded comic book publishers and entertainment companies in the world. However, despite the fact that the company has spent a considerable amount of time in the spotlight and under the scrutiny of the public eye, there are still some things that many people don't know. With that in mind, here we present our list of 10 things you probably didn't know about Marvel. Well, what are you waiting for? Check it out for yourself below! Number Ten: Hulk Wasn't Always Green In fact, the iconic character was gray when he was first introduced. However, his color was changed from gray to green in the 1960s in an effort to compensate for the poor color separations used at the time. Number Nine: The History…show more content…
They released the first issue of The Savage She-Hulk in time to nab it. Number Four: Beast Was a Huge Stoner Well, sort of. Steve Englehart, a writer for Avengers, depicted the character of Beast as close to a stoner as he could in the 1970s. Though he wasn't allowed to make explicit drug references, he described the character as a "young, intellectual guy who'd gotten hip." Number Three: The X-Men Are Mutants Because Marvel Wanted to Save Money The company was able to avoid extra taxes on their X-Men figurines by claiming the figurines were mutants, not humans. Toys that resemble humans have an extra tax associated with them. Number Two: It Has an Interesting Connection to Game of Thrones The author of the Game of Thrones series, George R.R. Martin, used to write to Marvel's letter columns in the 1960s. Martin was a huge fan of Marvel. Number One: Captain America, Dr. Strange, C-3PO, and Linda Ronstadt Walk Into a Room... ...And they started a band together. An '80s magazine called Pizzazz depicted Ronstadt, Captain America, Dr. Strange, and C-3PO in a band together, resulting in a hilariously iconic cover. Thanks for
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