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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?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Byrne, Batgirl &

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Byrne, Batgirl & "Bloodties" Bad Guys

Was Magneto originally the villain of the X-Men/Avengers "Bloodties" crossover? Did John Byrne create an Asian Batgirl before Cassandra Cain? And how close did we come to a Waid/Wieringo "Aquaman" title?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Who Is the True Doctor Doom?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Who Is the True Doctor Doom?

Was John Byrne really planning on revealing that every Dr. Doom appearance since Lee and Kirby was a Doom-bot? And why wasn't Kevin Smith allowed to reference the Powerpuff Girls in "Green Arrow?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Discover the True Face of Doctor Doom!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Discover the True Face of Doctor Doom!

This week, discover the true face of Doctor Doom! Plus, did DC ban Superman from appearing in...a DC comic book? And did the Animaniacs seriously team-up with the "X-Files?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Real Sabretooth & She-Hulk's Shaved Legs

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Real Sabretooth & She-Hulk's Shaved Legs

This week, if Chris Claremont had his way, would we ever have actually met the real Sabretooth? Plus, what's the deal with John Byrne, She-Hulk and shaved legs?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Superhero Romance & Kirby Sabotage?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Superhero Romance & Kirby Sabotage?

Did Wonder Woman and Hal Jordan nearly have a romance thirty years ago? Did Marvel staffers go out of their way to print negative letters in Jack Kirby comics in the 70s? And what exactly is the Secret Cobra Salute?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Power Man & Iron Fist's Marvelous Journey

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Power Man & Iron Fist's Marvelous Journey

This week, CBLR goes in depth to look at the mysterious "Death" of Iron Fist in the last issue of "Power Man and Iron First" in the mid-80s! Why did he die so suddenly? Was he going to return in the Avengers?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The All-Wolverine Edition

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The All-Wolverine Edition

It's an All-Wolverine Edition of CBLR! Why did Dougray Scott lose the role of Wolverine in "X-Men?" Was Apocalypse really behind Weapon X? And how did an unused design for Wolverine's face lead to Sabretooth's creation?

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