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Comic Book Legends Revealed - Red Sonja & Catwoman

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Red Sonja & Catwoman

This week, learn about the complicated legal history of Red Sonja and the surprising history of her metal bikini! Also, the strange and amusing story of how "Catwoman's" Holly Robinson was brought back to life!

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Mickey Mouse, Jerry Robinson & Alfred E. Neuman

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Mickey Mouse, Jerry Robinson & Alfred E. Neuman

Was Mickey Mouse the code word for the Allied Invasion on D-Day, how did the late Jerry Robinson helped free a political prisoner and were some "MAD Magazine" covers were to controversial print? Find out in CBLR!

Comics Book Legends Revealed - Superboy on TV, Aquaman & More

Comics Book Legends Revealed - Superboy on TV, Aquaman & More

This week, learn how Superboy almost had a TV series during the 1960s! Plus, discover the Aquaman mini-series that never was, and the strange origins of the Marvel villain Shuma-Gorath.

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Captain Britain, Steve Gerber & More

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Captain Britain, Steve Gerber & More

In this week's CBLR, learn the amazing story of how Alan Moore decided to let Marvel reprint his Captain Britain stories! Plus, legends involving Captain America, a showgirl and an ostrich!

Comic Book Legends Revealed - The Trial of Reed RIchards

Comic Book Legends Revealed - The Trial of Reed RIchards

This week, learn the surprising X-Men related origin behind the Trial of Reed Richards! Also, discover the hidden truth behind "Knightfall," plus, were the Katzenjammer Kids too German for America in the 1910s?

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Superman, Spock & Mr. Mind

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Superman, Spock & Mr. Mind

Did Superman inspire the Vulcan nerve pinch? Was famed Captain Marvel villain Mister Mind always meant to be a worm? Find out in this week's CBLR!

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Batman, Michelle Pfieffer & More

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Batman, Michelle Pfieffer & More

This week, learn the strange casting history of Michelle Pfeiffer and Tim Burton's Batman films! Plus, was Storm's mohawk originally intended as a JOKE? Find out!

Comic Book Legends Revealed - TV's Superboy, Superman & More

Comic Book Legends Revealed - TV's Superboy, Superman & More

Discover how close TV's Superboy came to playing SuperMAN in Lois and Clark! Plus, what comic has the honor of being added to the Congressional Record and did James Robinson really plan for a follow up to "Golden Age?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Spider-Man, Kirby & Alan Davis

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Spider-Man, Kirby & Alan Davis

In this week's Comic Book Legends Revealed, marvel at the great Spider-Man/Chameleon Boy feud of 1966! Plus, legends about Jack Kirby and Alan Davis!

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Green Hornet, Brother Power & Wall Street

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Green Hornet, Brother Power & Wall Street

"This week, discover the bizarre truth of the Wall Street adviser who made hundreds of thousands of dollars based on clues from comic strips! Plus, legends about the Green Hornet and Brother Power, the Geek!"

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Dick Tracy

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Dick Tracy

In honor of Dick Tracy's 80th Anniversary, ve an all-Dick Tracy edition of CBLR! Did Tracy really coin the phrase "Crime Doesn't Pay?" Did a comic book superhero beat Tracy to the 2-way wrist radio punch? Find out today!

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Wonder Woman, Deadpool & Jim Cheung

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Wonder Woman, Deadpool & Jim Cheung

This week, discover the amazing story of the #1 Women's Tennis Player in the World who became a writer and editor for Wonder Woman! Plus, legends about Deadpool and the artistic talents of Jim Cheung!

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Popeye, Superman & Flash

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Popeye, Superman & Flash

Did Popeye really lead to a 33% increase in spinach consumption in the United States in the 1930s? Plus, legends involving the Comics Code, Superman and a young Geoffrey Johns!

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Little Orphan Annie Edition

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Little Orphan Annie Edition

Did Daddy Warbucks actually kill himself because he didn't want to live through a fourth FDR term? Learn the utterly bizarre truth in this special all-Little Orphan Annie edition of CBLR!

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Green Lantern, Calvin & Hobbes

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Green Lantern, Calvin & Hobbes

What human Green Lantern did famed science fiction writer Larry Niven want to turn into an alien? Plus, discover the "lost" Calvin and Hobbes comic strip!

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Unseen Carl Barks, Spidey Nuptials & More

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Unseen Carl Barks, Spidey Nuptials & More

Find out if Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson destined for the altar on the 1990s Spider-Man series before it was abruptly canceled and discover the Carl Barks Duck story Disney wouldn't let you see!

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Aunt May, Flash on TV & More

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Aunt May, Flash on TV & More

Did Aunt May and Uncle Ben actually debut in BEFORE Peter Parker?!? And what's the hidden story behind the origin of the 1990s Flash TV show? Plus, did Grant Morrison get killed off in a comic book?

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Secret Wars, Human League & More

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Secret Wars, Human League & More

What led to the X-Men missing out on Secret Wars on the Spider-Man cartoon? Was Apache Chief really added to the JLA years after debuting on TV? And was the Human League named after a Judge Dredd comic?

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Popeye, Batman & Punk Rock

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Popeye, Batman & Punk Rock

Popeye and...abortion? Learn how the two almost came together 20 years ago and how it led to a cartoonist being fired. Plus, did a Batman comic inspire a notable British punk band?

Comic Book Legends Revealed Addendum! - More Aparo Teasers!

Comic Book Legends Revealed Addendum! - More Aparo Teasers!

In last week's CBLR, we told you about the hidden teasers Jim Aparo would sneak into issues of "Brave and the Bold." Here are four more Aparo teasers for your edification!

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Liefeld's Young Avengers, Morrison's Xorn & More

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Liefeld's Young Avengers, Morrison's Xorn & More

This week, discover the hidden secrets of Batman's "Brave and the Bold" team-ups! And did we almost see Rob Liefeld's Young Avengers - in 1990? Plus, find out if Xorn was really supposed to be Magneto!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Clark Kent, Phone Booths & More

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Clark Kent, Phone Booths & More

In this week's CBLR, we all know Clark Kent changes to Superman in phone booths, right? But did he really? Find out! Plus, legends about Death, Jungle Girls and Hulk - not in that order!

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - The Human Torch Raps

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - The Human Torch Raps

Did an acclaimed rapper really produce a song for the Human Torch? Plus, discover the secret of the most hidden crossover in Marvel Comics History!

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Popeye, Donkey Kong & More

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Popeye, Donkey Kong & More

Was Donkey Kong originally a Popeye game? Did a decimal error really lead to Popeye using spinach for strength? And what's the link between Terry Austin and Popeye?

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

What role did Disney, of all companies, play in the development of the Vertigo line of comics? Did Armageddon 2001 give us a sneak peek at Kyle Rayner? Plus a tale of the Superman Thanksgiving Day balloon!

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Sadie Hawkins Day, LoSH & More

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Sadie Hawkins Day, LoSH & More

This week, learn what "holiday" was invented by comics! Also, discover the man who stole over $100,000 from the government -- to buy comic books?!?! All this and more in this week's CBLR!

Movie Legends Revealed: White Shaft? Elm Street Happy Endings?

Movie Legends Revealed: White Shaft? Elm Street Happy Endings?

CSBG's Brian Cronin brings Movie Legends Revealed to SPINOFF ONLINE for a special edition devoted to legends surrounding "Shaft," "A Fish Called Wanda" and "A Nightmare on Elm Street!"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Steve Englehart Edition!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Steve Englehart Edition!

This week's all-Englehart edition of CBLR asks, was Daredevil nearly a West Coast Avenger? Did DC Comics nearly allow an independent comic to star Batman? And what's the strange story behind the origin of Hellcat?

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Star Trek Edition

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Star Trek Edition

CSBG goes where it has never gone before... an all-Trek edition! Marvel at black Sulu and white Uhura! Bizarre reasons stopping a Superman/Star Trek crossover! The Dreadstar/Star Trek crossover that never was!

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Kirby, McCartney, Eisner & More

Comic Book Legends Revealed! - Kirby, McCartney, Eisner & More

Titans collide as Jack "King" Kirby meets with Paul McCartney! What's the truth behind Will Eisner's testimony in the Wonderman copyright case and does Green Arrow have superpowers?

Comic Book Legends Revealed! Morrison, Woodring & More!

Comic Book Legends Revealed! Morrison, Woodring & More!

Learn how Star Comics was almost Care Bears, Droids and...Grant Morrison! Did Jim Woodring design Rubik the Amazing Cube? What Green Lantern/Green Arrow storyline was once a Captain America tale?

Comic Book Legends Revealed! Kirby, Zappa, Larsen & More!

Comic Book Legends Revealed! Kirby, Zappa, Larsen & More!

The strange connection between Jack Kirby and...Frank Zappa! Plus, who is the mysterious fellow who keeps showing up in Erik Larsen's comics and what is the mystery of the Wild World of Batwoman?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed! - "Scare Tactics" Addendum

Recently, we covered the story of the promotional song DC Comics nixed for "Scare Tactics" comic. Now, courtesy of writer Len Kaminski, we have this unique late-90s gem for you to rock out to!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Friday the Thirteenth Edition

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Friday the Thirteenth Edition

Welcome to the 313th edition of CBLR! Discover the mark Superman's left upon the world of sign language, find out how Animal Safari Cards influenced Amazing Spider-Man and more!

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Was a Spider-Man comic book re-scripted at the last minute in response to a terrorist threat? Did an Iron Man writer replace Tony Stark as Iron Man because he didn't think a capitalist could be a hero? Find out in this week's edition of Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

This week, we discuss how DC took issue with a classic hero seeming "too gay," whether John Byrne determined that James Rhodes would be black and whether comics actually cut down the amount of staples they used during World War II!

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Discover the rather sordid history of how DC Comics forced changes on how Lois Lane appeared in the Superman comics. Did Howard the Duck make a dent in the 1976 Presidential race? Plus, more!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Mutants, Kirby and More

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Mutants, Kirby and More

Learn the shocking secret behind Hank Pym's infamous act of domestic abuse! Who was writing about Homo Superiors a decade before "X-Men" #1? And did Jack Kirby draw the first double-page spread?

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

If you can believe it, this CBLR is all about Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Did Ripley's give us the National Anthem? What famous urban legend did it help spread? And what famed cartoonist made his debut in a Ripley's strip?

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

What new DC comic book led to an edit in an episode of "Batman: The Brave and the Bold?" How did an artist miscommunication lead to an Aquaman story? And was a comic really used to test the sense of humor of Germans?

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