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Remembering When Nick Fury Was Killed -- for <i>Real</i>! Seriously. Or Maybe Not.

Remembering When Nick Fury Was Killed -- for Real! Seriously. Or Maybe Not.

The next time a character "dies" in a Marvel movie or TV series, remember this: LMDs are a wonderful plot device.

Taking Submissions for CSBG's A Month of Women in Comics!

Taking Submissions for CSBG's A Month of Women in Comics!

Next month, CSBG will spotlight great current female comic book creators. Find out how to submit your comic for review and a chance to be featured!

"Is That Rocket Raccoon's Pelt on that Wall?" & More Comic Book Easter Eggs

CSBG routinely features hidden comic jokes and references, and invites you to see the collection, including when Rocket Raccoon seemingly ended up dead in "Hulk."

"Comic Book Music Album Homages" & More LINE IT IS DRAWN Galleries

CSBG's great artists draw your suggestions for comic book mash-ups each week. Visit the gallery archives and see comic characters crashing album covers and more!

LINE IT IS DRAWN: Comic Book Album Cover Homages

LINE IT IS DRAWN: Comic Book Album Cover Homages

This week features comic characters homaging famous album covers. Batman on Bad, Scrooge McDuck chasing the dollar on Nevermind & more!

Color-Changing Molecules -- Of Course!

Color-Changing Molecules -- Of Course!

In the debut of their new feature on oddball comic book explanations, CSBG looks at how Supergirl gained the ability to change her hair color during the '80s.

She Has No Head: Women Don't Have to Prove Their Fandom

She Has No Head: Women Don't Have to Prove Their Fandom

Noelle Stevenson's comic about her poor experiences at comic book shops, caused quite a stir, and Kelly Thompson examines it and her own experiences.

"X-Men Artist Takes Swipe Over Swipe" & More Comic Creator Beefs

Creators love to take shots at each other in their work, and CSBG collects said shots, including Joe Madureira's revenge on an artist he felt was swiping his work.

"Real X-Men Don't Eat Quiche" & More Outdated Pop Culture References

CSBG's keeps exploring outdated pop culture references within old comics, including the latest, a 1983 X-Men issue referencing "Real Men Don't Eat Quiche."

Valentine's Day Gimmick or Good? - Superman Wedding Special

Valentine's Day Gimmick or Good? - Superman Wedding Special

In honor of Valentine's Day, Gimmick or Good? turns it spotlight on "Superman: The Wedding Album" and its white embossed cover.

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?"

That Time Lois Lane Made Out with a Bunch of Superheroes to Save Superman

That Time Lois Lane Made Out with a Bunch of Superheroes to Save Superman

Valentine's Day is tomorrow, and CSBG shares one of the craziest plans of the Silver Age -- Lois Lane saving Superman by making out with other heroes! Huh?

CSBG's A Month of African-American Comic Creators

CSBG's A Month of African-American Comic Creators

All month long, CSBG will be spotlighting independent African-American comic book creators. Come see who has been featured so far!

"So a Yellow Fear Monster Really Made Hal Jordan Evil?" & More Retcons

Check out CSBG's collection of notable comic book retcons, including the revelation that Hal Jordan didn't actually become Parallax, but was possessed.

"Remember When Hal Jordan Was OK with Coast City's Destruction?" & Other Abandoned Stories

Visit CSBG's archive of abandoned storylines, like how Hal Jordan originally adjusted well to the destruction of Coast City... right before it drove him insane!

"Wolverine" #50 - Gimmick or Good?

With a new "Wolverine" #1 on sale, CSBG examines Wolverine's first gimmick cover, 1991's "Wolverine" #50, to determine if it was good or just a gimmick.

A Look at Jewish Soviet Relations in the '70s, as Shown in...

A Look at Jewish Soviet Relations in the '70s, as Shown in... "The Defenders?"

CSBG spotlights another now-dated pop culture reference in Steve Gerber's commentary on Soviet Jewish relations during his 1970s "Defenders" run.

She Has No Head: Cringe Like It's 1995!

She Has No Head: Cringe Like It's 1995!

Kelly Thompson looks back on the choices of female -starring comics from her teen years and is amazed at how much better things are in 2014.

Celebrate the Greatest Comic Artists with CSBG's Year of the Artist

Celebrate the Greatest Comic Artists with CSBG's Year of the Artist

All year long, CSBG is spotlighting the greatest comic book artists. Check out the artists listed so far, including Jack Kirby, Alan Davis, Mike Mignola and Steve Ditko!

Take CSBG's Complete 31 Days of Comics Challenge!

Take CSBG's Complete 31 Days of Comics Challenge!

All January, CSBG put together a daily list of comic-related challenges (like "What was your first comic book?"). Here is the complete list!

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?

The Line It Is Drawn: Mashing-Up Hanna-Barbera and the Comics

The Line It Is Drawn: Mashing-Up Hanna-Barbera and the Comics

This week, it's mash-ups of comic book and Hanna-Barbera characters! Spider-Man and Speed Buggy, Kraven hunting Yogi Bear and more!

Remember That Time A DC Comics Superhero Had Sex With A Dinosaur?

Remember That Time A DC Comics Superhero Had Sex With A Dinosaur?

CSBG's latest strange comic spotlight is a doozy about a DC Comics superhero who had sex with a dinosaur in order to save a planet!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: National Lampoon's... Iron Man Vacation?!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: National Lampoon's... Iron Man Vacation?!

CSBG's latest spotlight on cameos and in-jokes looks at the Griswold family from the "Vacation" films visiting the pages of Iron Man!

"Which 'Brady Bunch' Actress Was Pepper Potts Based On?" & More Blasts From the Past

Check out CSBG's archive of instances where pop culture of the past influenced comic books, like the surprising "Brady Bunch" actress who inspired Pepper Potts!

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Was "Eclipso: The Darkness Within" a Gimmick or Good?

Check out CSBG's collection of gimmick covers, including the latest, DC's "Eclipso: The Darkness Within" crossover, and whether the books were actually good.

What's the First Comic You Ever Bought?

What's the First Comic You Ever Bought?

In the latest installment of their monthly comic book challenge, CSBG wants to know what was the first comic that you ever bought.

What the Heck is a 'Venus Butterfly' and Why is Spidey Doing It?

What the Heck is a 'Venus Butterfly' and Why is Spidey Doing It?

CSBG examines the pop cultural origins of a surprisingly racy reference in a 1987 issue of "Amazing Spider-Man."

Committed: The Wrong Kind of Nerd?

Committed: The Wrong Kind of Nerd?

CSBG's Sonia Harris examines and debunks the way some people often presume that "nerds" all share the same type of fandom.

The Mysterious Case of Fan Rampage, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle & Alan Moore

The Mysterious Case of Fan Rampage, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle & Alan Moore

Greg Hatcher examines how Alan Moore's recent "final" interview was just the latest twist in the strange relationship his "fans" have with the writer.

The First Anti-Spider-Man Daily Bugle Headline

The First Anti-Spider-Man Daily Bugle Headline" & More Comic Book Firsts

Check out CSBG's collection of first appearances, like the first appearance of the Batcave or the latest -- the first time J. Jonah Jameson libeled Spidey!

"Star Wars Characters Team with Marvel & Disney" and More Great Line It Is Drawn Galleries

CSBG's awesome Line it is Drawn reader-suggested art galleries archive includes 4 sets of Star Wars characters teaming up with Marvel & Disney characters and more!

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?

The Line It Is Drawn: The Marvel Universe Meets Star Wars!

The Line It Is Drawn: The Marvel Universe Meets Star Wars!

This week, the Line drew your suggestions for mash-ups of Marvel and Star Wars characters!

Taking Submissions for CSBG's A Month of African-American Comics!

Taking Submissions for CSBG's A Month of African-American Comics!

CSBG will spotlight great African-American comic creators next month -- click here and find out how to submit your work.

The 31 Days of Comics Challenge Hits the Halfway Mark

The 31 Days of Comics Challenge Hits the Halfway Mark

CSBG has been featuring daily comic challenges all month -- a comic that makes you smile, a comic with a great plot twist, etc. Check out our picks and share yours!

That Time Superman Was A Telepath <i>AND</i> A Shapeshifter!

That Time Superman Was A Telepath AND A Shapeshifter!

CSBG takes a look at the Golden Age story written by Superman's creator introducing two short-lived powers: telepathy and shapeshifting!

"Where's Waldo?" Find Him in Different Comic Books! Plus More Comic Book Easter Eggs!

Come see CSBG's collection of comic book easter eggs, including a collection of Where's Waldo? appearances in comic books!

Who or What is... Poohdickery?!

Who or What is... Poohdickery?!

Ever wanted to see Winnie the Pooh and his friends act like jerks to each other? Check out CSBG's collection of official Disney comic strips where that's just what happens!

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...?"

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