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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...?"

THE LINE IT IS DRAWN: Classic Paintings, Comic Book Style!

THE LINE IT IS DRAWN: Classic Paintings, Comic Book Style!

This week, our artists mash-up comic characters and classic paintings! Tank Girl with a Pearl Earring, Emma Frost as Mona Lisa & more!

COMMITTED INFOGRAPHIC: Giving & Receiving Comics as Presents

COMMITTED INFOGRAPHIC: Giving & Receiving Comics as Presents

CSBG's Sonia Harris presents the results of her survey in an infographic detailing how fans gave and received comic gifts this holiday season.

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Was "Sensational Spider-Man" #0 a Gimmick or Good?

CSBG's Mark Ginocchio takes a look at the lenticular covered "Sensational Spider-Man" #0, Ben Reilly's debut as Spider-Man! Was it a gimmick... or good?

She Has No Head: Ten Things to Look Forward to in 2014

She Has No Head: Ten Things to Look Forward to in 2014

Kelly Thompson lists ten comic-related things that she's looking forward to in 2014, including Marvel's Netflix series, the expanded Batman comic universe and more!

31 Days of Comics: Nonfiction For Those Who Don't Do Nonfiction

31 Days of Comics: Nonfiction For Those Who Don't Do Nonfiction

CSBG's month-long series continues with a Nonfiction Comic You'd Recommend to People Who Don't Do Nonfiction. Check out what readers chose!

"Did Superman & Batman Have Sons or What?" and Other Comic Book Retcons

Check out CSBG's archive of abandoned and retconned stories, including the short-lived time when Batman and Superman both had teenage sons!

"Jim Shooter's 'Secret War' on Steve Gerber" & More Meta-Messages!"

Check out CSBG's collection of creators poking fun at other comic books (and creators), including Jim Shooter satirizing Steve Gerber during "Secret Wars II."

THE LINE IT IS DRAWN: Dream Comic Book Movie Casting…From the Past!

THE LINE IT IS DRAWN: Dream Comic Book Movie Casting…From the Past!

This week's LINE features comic book movie casting from the past. Check out 1984's Avengers flick, John Cusack in a "Saga" adaptation & more!

Did You Buy Comics as Gifts This Year?

Did You Buy Comics as Gifts This Year?

CSBG's Sonia Harris wants to learn about your buying habits this holiday season. Did you give comics as presents? Did you receive comics as presents? Click here to let her know!

Say Goodbye to Superman's 75th Anniversary with the 75 Greatest Superman Stories

Say Goodbye to Superman's 75th Anniversary with the 75 Greatest Superman Stories

Today is the final day of Superman's 75th year, so join us one last time to commemorate your choices for the 75 greatest Superman stories ever told!

She Has No Head: Bests of 2013

She Has No Head: Bests of 2013

Join CSBG's Kelly Thompson as she details her favorite comics, comic characters, comic book covers, stories and movies of 2013!

"The 24 Greatest Christmas Comics" & More Greatest Comic Stories Ever Told!

With Christmas over, CSBG has your votes for the greatest Christmas comic book stories ever told, plus your picks for Spider-Man, Superman and much more!

"What's the Deal with Jubilee's Earrings" & More Comic Book Easter Eggs

Check out CSBG's comic book Easter eggs, including some new X-Men ones, like the sneaky Anglophile reference hidden in Jubilee's earrings.

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?

COMMITTED: Make Your Own Superhero Snowflakes!

COMMITTED: Make Your Own Superhero Snowflakes!

Sonia Harris celebrates the winter holidays by creating and sharing templates for cutting your own superheroic snowflakes!

SHE HAS NO HEAD: 25 Favorite Comic Book Females of 2013

SHE HAS NO HEAD: 25 Favorite Comic Book Females of 2013

As 2013 comes to a close, Kelly Thompson lists her 25 favorite female comic book characters of the year. Did your picks make her list?

CSBG's Comic Book Advent Calendar Comes to an End!

CSBG's Comic Book Advent Calendar Comes to an End!

CSBG has been counting down to Christmas with its Advent Calendar, with the greatest Christmas stories ever told as the "treat," and the last day is finally upon us!

Celebrate the X-Men & Avengers' 50th Anniversary One Last Time!

Celebrate the X-Men & Avengers' 50th Anniversary One Last Time!

As 2013 ends, celebrate the 50th anniversary of the X-Men and the Avengers with a list of their greatest stories, coolest moments and other sweet Top 5 lists!

"You'll Never Be an Avenger, Wolverine!" and More Hindsight Hilarity

Visit CSBG's collection of old comic books that now look hilarious in hindsight, like the time Captain America told Wolverine he would never be an Avenger.

Happy Holidays From The Line It Is Drawn!!

Happy Holidays From The Line It Is Drawn!!

Line it is Drawn celebrates the holidays! Who's faster - Santa or the Flash? And what happens when you hang mistletoe under Batman?

So Are the X-Men Still Invisible to Cameras or What?

So Are the X-Men Still Invisible to Cameras or What?

In their latest spotlight on abandoned plotlines, CSBG looks at the short-lived plot where the X-Men were invisible to cameras.

Just One Week Left in CSBG's Advent Calendar!

Just One Week Left in CSBG's Advent Calendar!

Check out CSBG's annual Advent Calendar as they reveal your votes for the greatest Christmas comic book stories of all-time. Only one more week of results!

The 70 Most Iconic Panels in Marvel History

The 70 Most Iconic Panels in Marvel History

CSBG asked its readers to choose the most iconic panels in Marvel Comics history. Click to see which images they chose!

Were There Any Good Comics Behind Those Gimmick Covers in the '90s?

Were There Any Good Comics Behind Those Gimmick Covers in the '90s?

CSBG's Mark Ginocchio examines '90s gimmick covers to see if they were just gimmicks or if they were actually good comics, including Bane breaking Batman's back.

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!

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