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Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Secret Origin of Wolverine!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Secret Origin of Wolverine!

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!

How Did a Single Caption Edit Change the Original Ending of

How Did a Single Caption Edit Change the Original Ending of "Days of Future Past?"

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."

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Justice League Origins and Godzilla!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Justice League Origins and Godzilla!

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?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Spider-Man Goes

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Spider-Man Goes "Arkham Asylum?"

Did Grant Morrison almost write an "Arkham Asylum" follow-up starring Spider-Man? And did a legendary black cartoonist create the first black doll?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Night Gwen Stacy Died

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Night Gwen Stacy Died

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!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: 9/11 and Captain America

Comic Book Legends Revealed: 9/11 and Captain America

Was the 2002 Captain America series launched in response to 9/11, and did Marvel plan on addressing Cap's bizarre 2001 "death"?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Sad History of

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Sad History of "Captain Marvel's" Steamboat

Learn the sad history of "Captain Marvel" character Steamboat and how his depiction led 1940s schoolchildren to take a stand against racial prejudice.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Hail Hydra! Hail Hydra! Hail Hydra!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Hail Hydra! Hail Hydra! Hail Hydra!

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?

Captain America Legends Revealed

Captain America Legends Revealed

In honor of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," CSBG past Comic Book Legends Revealed columns that spotlighted Captain America over the years!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Kirby's Other Captain America Costumes, Garfield's

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Kirby's Other Captain America Costumes, Garfield's "Death"

Did Jack Kirby really create new Captain America costumes for Marvel in case Joe Simon won his lawsuit for ownership of the character?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Kellogg's Kill Superboy & Was Hulkling Almost Female?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Kellogg's Kill Superboy & Was Hulkling Almost Female?

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?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Byrne's

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Byrne's "Uncanny" Exit, 'Nuff Said Origins

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?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Donald Duck's Oscar Dreams; Ms. Marvel's Costume Change

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Donald Duck's Oscar Dreams; Ms. Marvel's Costume Change

Did Bruce Lee refuse to lose to Burt Ward's Robin? Did a Donald Duck cartoon get an Oscar nomination? Plus, Dave Cockrum's X-rated attempt to improve Ms. Marvel's costume.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Marvel Vs. DC, Byrne Vs. Liefeld

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Marvel Vs. DC, Byrne Vs. Liefeld

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?

COMIC BOOK LEGENDS REVEALED: Marvel Vs. The Color Green; Jimmy Olsen: TV Star?

COMIC BOOK LEGENDS REVEALED: Marvel Vs. The Color Green; Jimmy Olsen: TV Star?

Did Marvel ban the color green from covers? Did Jimmy Olsen nearly have his own TV show after George Reeves died? What did Byrne do to Liefeld in "She-Hulk"?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did "Superman" Aid Real Life Allied Spies?

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.

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?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Northstar's Vetoed Series, Did Marvel Trademark

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Northstar's Vetoed Series, Did Marvel Trademark "Marvel?"

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?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Steal the Idea for Wolverine From a Fan?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Steal the Idea for Wolverine From a Fan?

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?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Revisiting Joel Schumacher's Bat-Credit Card

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Revisiting Joel Schumacher's Bat-Credit Card

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?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Jack Kirby & the Fourth World

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Jack Kirby & the Fourth World

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?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Luke & Leia as

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Luke & Leia as "Star Wars'" Power Couple?

Was there nearly a Star Wars comic where Luke and Leia ended up together? And is there an unpublished Claremont/Byrne "What If...?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Stan Lee Vs. Fredric Wertham & More!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Stan Lee Vs. Fredric Wertham & More!

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?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Creator-Owned Claremont & Valiant Beer

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Creator-Owned Claremont & Valiant Beer

Did a Red Sonja rights issues lead to Chris Claremont owning his first comic character? And did Valiant seriously have their own beer?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: A Very Alan Moore Christmas!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: A Very Alan Moore Christmas!

Discover the Christmas story Alan Moore wrote and drew before Marvelman! And what Carl Barks' Christmas classic was censored by Disney editors?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Truths Behind Batman's

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Truths Behind Batman's "Knightfall"

Was Knightfall really influenced by the Death of Superman? Was Azrael's stint as Batman always intended to be temporary? Plus, more!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Origin of Snyder's

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Origin of Snyder's "Man of Steel"

Was Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" filmed as a result of a lawsuit against DC? And was Conan not a barbarian before his Marvel comic series?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Curt Swan's X-Rated Superman

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Curt Swan's X-Rated Superman

Did Curt Swan draw an X-Rated Superman comic? Was there nearly a "Hush" reunion on "All Star Batman and Robin"? Plus, WWII Black Widow & more!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did DC Comics Out JFK's Affair with Marilyn Monroe?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did DC Comics Out JFK's Affair with Marilyn Monroe?

Did Mort Weisinger use a Bizarro comic to out John F. Kennedy's affair with Marilyn Monroe? Plus, Wolverine, Jack Kirby & the Fourth World!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Scarlet Witch, Lou Reed & the Death of Superman.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Scarlet Witch, Lou Reed & the Death of Superman.

Was Scarlet Witch slated to die in "Siege?" Did Lou Reed dress as Robin at kids' parties? And what's with the countdown during "Death of Superman?"

The Complete Thor Comic Book Legends Revealed

The Complete Thor Comic Book Legends Revealed

With Thor's new movie this weekend, CSBG has collected all of their past Comic Book Legends Revealed columns spotlighting Thor over the years!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The All-Thor Edition

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The All-Thor Edition

Were the New Gods originally Thor characters? How close did we come to Superman/Thor? And what is "Saga of the Vengeance of Thor?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Miracleman & Cocaine-Powered Villains

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Miracleman & Cocaine-Powered Villains

Did Marvel nearly buy Marvelman thirty years ago?! Did DC pass on the character as well? And is there really a DC supervillain fueled by cocaine?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Comic Sans, Thor & John Byrne

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Comic Sans, Thor & John Byrne

Who created Thor? Plus, what classic comics gave us the dreaded Comic Sans, and did we almost have a new John Byrne FF book a few years back?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Alan Moore, X-Men & Mjolnir

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Alan Moore, X-Men & Mjolnir

Why did Alan Moore quit DC Comics the first time? Can Marvel own the rights to a real person, and what was the U.S. Military's problem with Mjolnir?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: George R.R. Martin, David Bowie & Wonder wOman

Comic Book Legends Revealed: George R.R. Martin, David Bowie & Wonder wOman

Was George R.R. Martin really the first comic con attendee ever?! And how close did David Bowie's wife come to playing Wonder Woman and Black Widow? Find out this week!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: X-Men Family Ties & Censored

Comic Book Legends Revealed: X-Men Family Ties & Censored "Rugrats"

Were Professor X and Magneto meant to be revealed as brothers? And how in the world did a "Rugrats" comic strip get censored and a character banned?!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Cyclops' Powers & A Secret Marvel/DC Crossover

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Cyclops' Powers & A Secret Marvel/DC Crossover

This week, learn about the DC/Marvel crossover comic you've never heard of, written by a future comic book great! Plus, who is Silkie and how was she almost an X-Man? All this and Cyclops' powers, too!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Death of Venom & Beatlemania

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Death of Venom & Beatlemania

Was Marvel really planning on killing Venom in "Amazing Spider-Man" #400? Was there nearly a Mr. Monster/Swamp Thing crossover? And what does Marvel Comics have to do with Beatlemania...the movie?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Kitty Pryde, Charlie Brown & the Huntress

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Kitty Pryde, Charlie Brown & the Huntress

Was Kitty Pryde nearly a member of a brand-new X-Men team? Did Chuck Dixon save the Helena Bertinelli Huntress from the chopping block? And what's the surprising origin of Charlie Brown's first home run?

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