In this article, we are going to read about 8 characters from comics who were inspired by real people.
Writer Bill Finger and artist Ron Kane came up with the idea of Bruce Wayne or Batman. But the inspiration for Batman emerged from two very well-known historical figures.
The man in the head was Howard Hughes and Lee defined him as an adventurer, multi-billionaire, an inventor, and a ladies’ man. Isn’t that all Tony Stark?
The name of the character came from two iconic American talk show hosts. Artist Carmine Infantino and writer Robert Kanigher came up with his name by combining Barry Gray and Steve Allen.
The character was formed by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, both of whom admired The Mark of Zorro and Robin Hood.
The powerful and incredible Amazon princess Wonder Woman was based on two formidable and strong women from the real world.
Constantine was a result of John Totleben, Alan Moore, and Stephen R Bissette. The character of Constantine was inspired by the popular musician Sting.
I know it will be shocking if you get to know that there was someone like Joker. But his character was inspired by a real-life actor.
His character first came into view in The Amazing Spider-Man. The character was based on non other than the legend, Stan Lee.