Over Marvel’s 75 year history, there have been literally thousands of heroes, villains, sidekicks and characters of all sorts running around their funny pages. As such, those in charge of adapting their comics to the big screen are spoilt for choice over which individuals to include.
This would explain, then, why Marvel movies routinely feature pretty significant characters from the source material hidden in smaller roles. For instance, think how Curt Connors, one of Spider-Man’s greatest enemies in the comics, appears in Spider-Man 2 and 3 but never turns into the Lizard.
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That one is a pretty obvious example, however, which most people with even a passing interest in comics could spot. The most ardent Marvel fan, though, would be hard pressed to notice many of the other ones on this list.
On that note, read on for 10 comic book characters that you probably didn’t even realize had been in Marvel movies already. And if we missed any, be sure to let us know in the comments section.