It goes without saying that legal documents tend to be boring. If they were interesting, people would actually read the fine print before signing contracts and thereby eliminate the need for the […]
The Tantalizing Tale of Tarzan’s Trademarked Tones
If you are ever lost in the jungle and you are about to give up hope, there is one sound that will instantly let you know that help is on the way. […]
Totally Awesome Facts About Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure
As the release date for Bill & Ted Face the Music approaches, the nerdiness level at Commonplace Fun Facts Headquarters is rising exponentially. In anticipation of the sequel that has been almost […]
Celebrities Who Have Trouble Being Themselves
Actors and actresses make fortunes by being able to convince the public that they are someone else. Even for those who can master this skill, it can still be difficult to play […]
A Vampire Cow — Just When You Think You’ve Seen it All
Continuing on the theme of the worst comic book characters ever, we introduce you to Hellcow, compliments of Comic Books — Literature for the Masses. Yes, the seventies were some seriously weird […]
Meet the Phantom: the World’s First Superhero
While many people assume Superman was the first superhero, fandom actually owes recognition to another costumed crimefighter, who made his appearance two years ahead of the man from Krypton. The Phantom first […]
What are the Worst Comic Book Characters Ever?
When it comes to creating comic book characters, nothing is out of the realm of possibilities. In that magical world a nerd can be transformed into an incredibly-cool crimefighter with just one […]
Red Suit, White Beard, and the Infinity Gauntlet?
Santa clearly knows who has been naughty and who has been nice, but what if he had the power to snap his fingers and wipe those on the Naughty List out of […]
50 Facts About Spider-man
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Hello internet, Nate here. So the last poll for this series in my 50 Facts about Deadpool, I asked you guys if you wanted to see 50…
Goodbye to Mr. Marvel
Rest in peace, Stan Lee!
Good Must Triumph Over Evil … Because It’s in the Rules
Good triumphs over evil. Anyone who reads comic books knows this. That’s why, no matter how terrifying Spider-Man’s circumstances are, the reader can rest assured that all will turn out ok in […]
An Artist Who Put Himself Into His Work
Mark Gruenwald was best known for his work with Marvel Comics and serving as Executive Editor of Captain America and Iron Man. After a fatal heart attack in 1996, an interesting request […]
Which Batman is Worth His Weight in Batman?
In Babylon, a batman was a unit of weight. It was equal to 7 pounds, five ounces. Following is the weight of the actors who have played Batman, as measured by the […]
Step Aside, Wolverine; Meet the Horror Frog
Imagine a creature that can extend its bones through its hands as deadly claws. No, it’s not a rip-off of Marvel Comic’s superhero Wolverine. We are talking about a true-to-life marvel of […]
Court Rules that Marvel Mutants Are Not Human
Mutants are not human and are not worth as much as humans. So was the ruling of the United States Court for International Trade, not in the Marvel Universe where mutants have […]