FROM MTV GEEK: It's no secret that Marvel Comics have profoundly influenced "A Song of Ice and Fire" creator George R.R. Martin over the years. But did you know that the "Game of Thrones" writer directly credits the death of one of Earth's Mightiest Heroes for some of his own dark tendencies? It's true!
Just consult the video interview below between MTV Geek and GRRM for more.