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Nerdy Fact: #547
Spiderpman was accidentally called Peter
Palmer twice in the very first issue of The
Amazing Spiderpman' comic book.
Nerdy Fact: #549
A toy version of Han Solo frozen in
Carbonite appears in the background of
every episode of 'Firefly'.
Nerdy Fact: #550
Power Girl' s massive breast size was
originally conceived when the artist who
drew her was convinced that the editors
were not paying attention to his work. He
drew her boobs larger in each issue he
worked on. waiting for the editors to
notice. It took them over seven issues.
and they have remained the same large
size ever since.
Nerdy Fact: #554
Ken Keeley. a writer for 'Futurama' who
holds a PhD in applied mathematics from
Harvard. created a brand new math
theorem just to realistically explain a plot
resolution featured on the show.
Nerdy Fact: #555
In 2012. the word "Whovian", used to
describe a tan of the 'Doctor Who'
television series. was added to the Oxford
Nerdy use #556
Deadpool once formed a team with
versions of himself from alternate realities.
This included a beheaded zombie
Deadpool, a lady Deadpool. a kid
Deadpool. and a dog Deadpool.
Nerdy Fact: #569
Comedian Stephen Colbert is such a
massive J. R. R Tolkien tan, that not only
can he speak basic Elvish. but he beat the
screen writer of The Lord of the Rings'
film series in a trivia contest.
leading Peter Jackson, director of The
Lord of the Rings' and The Hobbit' films. to
declare that he "has never met a bigger
Nerdy Fact: 513
Stan Lee. who cameos as an unaware
librarian in The Amazing Spiderpman‘. kept
begging director Marc Webb for lines in
the film. including “Oh. Dostoevsky. He' s
like the Russian Stan Lee."
Nerdy Fact: #578
In 1999. Chewbacca became the first
major Star Wars' film character to be
killed off in the Expanded Universe. In
Vector Prime", the first installment of the
New Jedi Order‘ book series. Chewie was
crushed by one of the moons of the
planet in an attempt to save the
life of Leia and Han Solo' s son.
Nerdy Fact: #585
While Gotham City' s exact whereabouts
have always caused controversy amongst
tans. many maps featured in the Batman'
comic series place it in New Jersey.