10 Shocking Things You Didn’t Know About Your Favorite Comic Book Characters

Nick Fury Was Based On Samuel L. Jackson

The original Nick Fury was actually a white guy, but in 2010, the character was changed to a bald black man. That’s right, it turns out that Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury from the movies wasn’t based on the revamped comic book character, instead the revamped comic book character was based on the actor, before he ever got the role.

There Was A Supervilain Fueled By Cocaine

DC Comics once had a character named Snowflame that gained power from snorting cocaine. Making just one appearance before he died, the Columbian drug lord would inhale massive amounts of the drug and become superpowered. The most interesting thing about the character is that he wasn’t born in the 1960’s or 70’s. He was actually created in 1988.