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10 Human Torch Facts That You Didn’t Know

The Human Torch (Johnny Storm) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character is a founding member of the Fantastic Four. Here are 10 Facts About Human Torch That You Didn’t Know

10 Facts About Human Torch That You Didn’t Know

Fact 1

Johnny Lowell Spencer Storm debuted as the Human Torch in Fantastic Four #1 in 1961. 

Fantastic Four #1 in 1961. 

Fact 2

After he was exposed to cosmic rays, Johnny can turn his body into fire and fly faster than the speed of sound. 

Fact 3

He is the youngest member of the Fantastic Four. He was only 16 when he obtained his power. 

Fact 4

His nicknames are Matchstick, Blaze, Hothead, and Firebug. 

Fact 5

It is almost impossible for him to be burnt. 

Human Torch Fact

Fact 6

Johnny wears clothing made of unstable molecules that don’t burn when he activates his power. 

Fact 7

Unsurprisingly, Johnny used to be a firefighter. 

Fact 8

When Johnny lights up, he shouts his iconic catchphrase, “Flame on!” 

Human Torch Fact: “Flame on!”

Fact 9

There was a cartoon of the Fantastic Four in 1978. The Human Torch was replaced with a robot called ROB. Many people believe he wasn’t in the show because parents were worried he would encourage children to set fire to things. In reality, the show couldn’t get the rights for his name because there was another superhero called the Human Torch. 

Fact 10

Bill Murray played the Human Torch in an early radio show. Yes. THAT Bill Murray.

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