Luke Skywalker made his debut in 1977’s Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, played by Mark Hamill.
Skywalker’s original last name was “Starkiller”, but it changed during production due to it’s villainous connotations.
Pennywise first appeared in Stephen King’s novel It, released on September 15th of 1986.
It is based, partially, on Lovecraft’s Great Old Ones, such as Yog-Sothoth. Both It and Yog-Sothoth are described as glowing spheres in their true forms.
Jake Chambers made his literary debut in Stephen King’s the Gunslinger, released in 1982 as a fix-up novel collecting five short stories.
Jake (played by Tom Taylor) is the main character of the film adaptation of The Dark Tower series, unlike in the books where he is actually a secondary character.
Vulture made his first appearance in the 2nd issue of Amazing Spider-Man, released in May of 1963.
While he is one of Spider-Man’s oldest foes, Vulture is making his big screen debut in the 6th Spider-Man film. He will be played by Michael Keaton whose previously superhero roles include Batman, and Birdman.
The get away driver called Baby will make his big screen debut on June 28th in the film Baby Driver, directed by Edgar Wright.
One of the writers for this website (J.D. Cook) met Edgar Wright while he was promoting the World’s End in 2013.