10 Comic Book Characters Who Didn’t Originate In The Comics

Some of your favorites comic book characters didn't even originate there.

Cory Dudakby Cory Dudak
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That title seems like it makes no logical sense, but please bear with us. Often times when comic books are adapted to either the big or small screen, certain characters will be left out of the fold. Similarly, characters that never existed in the comics will occasionally be created specifically for an adaptation, only to develop a following of their own and eventually be written into the comics they were sourced from. Still confused? It’s okay, all will be made clear with the following list of popular characters you may never have realized didn’t even come from the comics they were adapted from.

Comic Book Characters Who Didn’t Originate In The Comics

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