Origin Of Comic Book Characters – Infographic

“Why so serious?”

Did you know that Batman was inspired by Sherlock Holmes, Zorro, and a Leonardo Da Vinci sketch of a bat-winged flying machine?  Or that Joker was inspired by Victor Hugo’s character Gwynplain?

Graph via: Invaluable

Thoughts?
I think it’s fascinating how very kind Gwynplain inspired the creation of one of the most known villains.