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Which creator actually came up with the origin for Batman? How did Frank Miller get his start on "Daredevil?" And what's the Kingpin's name in France?
Learn which Bat-villain was created to become the new Robin! Plus, did Jack Kirby have no say in the Thing being orange? And what did Iron Man just say to Cap?!?
This week, was Human Torch pulled from "Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends" over fears kids would light themselves on fire? Plus more Human Torch legends!
Was the '70s "Spider-Man" TV series canceled for reasons other than poor ratings? Was Firestar originally going to be Mary Jane? All this, and more!
Discover whether Batman's first appearance was a re-written Shadow story! Plus, how close did we get to a Robin Williams Riddler in "Batman Forever?"
Is a sexually suggestive Mickey Mouse milk ad for real? And did Flash nearly survive DC Comics' "Crisis on Infinite Earths?"
With the Master of Quack Fu experiencing a sudden surge in popularity, it's the perfect time to dig into CSBG's archive of Howard the Duck legends!
Discover the surprising comic book panel that drove Todd McFarlane from Marvel! Plus, learn the bizarre way "Blondie" was launched back in 1930!
It's an all-Batman edition of CBLR! What was Joker's original "Arkham Asylum" look? Was Azrael's Batman tenure cut short? When did Harley Quinn first show up?
This week, learn why DC decided to kill off Barry Allen during "Crisis" and why Grant Morrison decided not to kill off Damian Wayne in his first appearance!
Marvel at Superman receiving the "with great power comes great responsibility" speech years before Spider-Man debuted!
Years before Zach Snyder brought "Watchmen" to the silver screen, another version nearly got made -- and the bizarre ending will shock you.
Were the All-New, All-Different X-Men going to have a different original member? How often does Mickey Mouse gets roughed up in Don Rosa's Duck comics!
Was Madrox the Multiple Man originally named Zerox? Was there a cat on all of Jim Balent's "Catwoman" covers? Did Rube Goldberg sue Ideal over Mouse Trap?
Did Todd McFarlane hide spiders on "Amazing Spider-Man" covers? Was Charlie Brown ever going to kick that football? Was Professor X originally in "Age of Ultron?"
This week, was Marvelman supposed to show up at the original ending of Age of Ultron? Was Nightmare originally going to be Nightcrawler's father?
This week, learn the truth behind whether Nightcrawler really has more body parts than most other mutants. Plus, a tribute to the late Al Feldstein.
Learn why X-Men nemesis Apocalypse came into existence, taking over the lead villain spot in a story originally written for Daredevil bad guy the Owl!
In honor of the new X-Men movie, CSBG archived each of the Comic Book Legends Revealed columns spotlighting the X-Men over the years!
In an all-X-Men edition, learn about a possible secret origin of Wolverine, plus the strange tale behind how Cyclops and Jean Grey got married!
In a classic Comic Book Legends Revealed, CSBG reveals how an edit to a single caption dramatically changed the ending of legendary X-Men tale, "Days of Future Past."
Did a fan come up with the idea for the Justice League of America? And did Marvel really keep releasing "Godzilla" comics after losing the license?
Did Grant Morrison almost write an "Arkham Asylum" follow-up starring Spider-Man? And did a legendary black cartoonist create the first black doll?
CBLR takes a look at three Spider-man themed legends surrounding "The Night That Gwen Stacy Died," including whether she was originally intended to die at all!
Was the 2002 Captain America series launched in response to 9/11, and did Marvel plan on addressing Cap's bizarre 2001 "death"?
Learn the sad history of "Captain Marvel" character Steamboat and how his depiction led 1940s schoolchildren to take a stand against racial prejudice.
Did Jimmy Olsen nearly die of AIDS? Did Hydra appear in Marvel Comics before SHIELD or Nick Fury? And what's Garfield's problem with Veterans?
In honor of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," CSBG past Comic Book Legends Revealed columns that spotlighted Captain America over the years!
Did Jack Kirby really create new Captain America costumes for Marvel in case Joe Simon won his lawsuit for ownership of the character?
Was Kellogg's responsible for a failed Superboy TV show? Did the Comics Code prevent a pantless Batman cover? Was Young Avengers' Hulkling originally a girl?
Did Stan Lee coin the term "'Nuff' Said?" What drove John Byrne off "Uncanny X-Men?" Was Larry Hama forced to add words to a silent "Wolverine" issue?
Did Marvel pull ads bragging over having won "DC vs. Marvel?" Who created L'il Abner's prototype? Did John Byrne swipe Rob Liefeld swiping Byrne?
Did Allied spies use a secret code from Superman comics? And who is Baron Ironblood and how did he become Cobra Commander?
Comic Book Legends Revealed: Supergirl's '80s Costume, Kirby's Fourth World Vs. "Return of the Jedi"
Did DC change Supergirl's look due to an early movie costume test, and did Kirby's Fourth World Saga ending change because of "Return of the Jedi?"
Did an openly gay Northstar nearly helm a solo series in the early '90s? How did Peter David get the last word in a battle with a Paramount executive?
Did Marvel steal the idea for Wolverine from a fan? And how did a Marvel editor cleaning his office give us the greatness of Art Adams?
Does DC own a trademark on Superman's logo font? What strange way did Denny O'Neil react to the credit card scene in "Batman and Robin?"
Did Kirby intend to kill off Orion and Darkseid in his Fourth World finale! What was DC's clever way to pay Kirby royalties on Fourth World characters?
Was there nearly a Star Wars comic where Luke and Leia ended up together? And is there an unpublished Claremont/Byrne "What If...?"
Did Stan Lee debate Fredric Wertham? Was there a Conan comic two decades before Marvel's? And what's the surprise in 1999's "Doctor Strange" #2?