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That Time Bob Hope's Nephew Was A Swingin' 1960s Mod Superhero

That Time Bob Hope's Nephew Was A Swingin' 1960s Mod Superhero

CSBG explores an odd 1960s attempt to keep Bob Hope's comic book in print by introducing his nephew, a swingin' mod style superhero called Super-Hip. Imagine Austin Powers mixed with Plastic Man.

Jim Starlin Clowns Stan Lee, John Romita & More Creator Potshots

Jim Starlin Clowns Stan Lee, John Romita & More Creator Potshots

Comic book writers often use characters to comment on the work of their peers, and CSBG's collection of these "meta-messages" includes Jim Starlin's satire of Stan Lee & John Romita as clowns in "Warlock."

Wolverine Discovers Marvel's Consumer Products & More Strange Stories

Wolverine Discovers Marvel's Consumer Products & More Strange Stories

CSBG's collection of the craziest comics of all-time includes the latest addition, Marvel's 1992 Financial Report where Wolverine really needs to know more about the company's new consumer products division.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Batman Mis-steps

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Batman Mis-steps

This week, did DC Comics really publish a story mocking Batman co-creator Bill Finger two years after his death? Plus, was the Batman villain Firefly turned into a fire-based villain by mistake?

The Line It Is Drawn - Rejected Kid's Books Starring Superheroes

The Line It Is Drawn - Rejected Kid's Books Starring Superheroes

This week, our artists take on your suggestions for rejected ideas for children's books starring superheroes! Check out "Goodnight, Moon Knight," "Green Lantern and Ham," "Are You My MODOK" and more!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Sif Meets the Gang from South Park

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Sif Meets the Gang from South Park

CSBG's latest spotlight on comic book Easter eggs finds the boys from South Park meet Marvel's Sif while artist Brandon Peterson delivers a treasure trove of easter eggs in "Medieval Spawn/Witchblade."

"The Flash's Powers Come From an Imp?" & More Great Comic Retcons

CSBG's 100th installment of notable comic book retcons features the time The Flash learned his powers didn't come from a chemical explosion, but an imp named Mopee from another dimension!

Star Wars / Disney Mash-Ups & More Awesome

Star Wars / Disney Mash-Ups & More Awesome "Line It Is Drawn" Galleries

Check out CSBG's archive of the awesome "Line it is Drawn" feature, where a group of artists draw your suggestions on a variety of topics and homages, including mash-ups of Star Wars and Disney characters!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Mary Jane's Illicit Association

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Mary Jane's Illicit Association

This week, what's the connection between the films "Armageddon" and "Deep Impact" and the G.I. Joe comic book series? Plus, does Mary Jane Watson have anything to do with a slang term for marijuana?

Six Recent Superheroine Redesigns That Need to be Re-Redesigned

Six Recent Superheroine Redesigns That Need to be Re-Redesigned

Kelly Thompson looks at six recent superheroine costume overhauls that need to head back to the drawing board while sharing possible redesign ideas by artists Kris Anka and Meredith McClaren!

The Sad Legacy of Batman's Other Creator, Bill Finger

The Sad Legacy of Batman's Other Creator, Bill Finger

In examining the last Batman story Bill Finger ever wrote, CSBG's Greg Hatcher looks at the sad treatment Batman's co-creator has received from the comic book industry over the years.

"The Death of Damian 'Robin' Wayne" & More Cool Comic Book Moments

Check out CSBG's collection of the coolest comic book moments, including the instant classic death of Bruce's son Damian Wayne, the latest teen hero to don the Robin mantle.

"Evil Baby Lois Lane Forced Superman to Marry Her?" & More Strange Comics

It's the 100th edition of CSBG's spotlight on the strangest comics of all-time! Check out the collection, including the anniversary installment featuring the time Lois Lane turned into an evil baby!

ABANDONED LOVE: How Geoff Johns Fixed Cyborg

ABANDONED LOVE: How Geoff Johns Fixed Cyborg

In its latest spotlight on cases of writers changing previously set-up character developments, CSBG shows how Geoff Johns brought back the original Cyborg after he was missing for over a decade!

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Grant Morrison's "Action Comics" Easter Eggs

In this week's spotlight on comic book Easter eggs, CSBG takes a look at some found in Grant Morrison and Rags Morales' "Action Comics" run, including a number of references to 1938, the year of Superman's debut!

"The Black Panther Has ESP?" & More Awesome Comic Book Retcons

Comic book writers are constantly retconning the stories that came before theirs, and CSBG has a collection of the most notable examples, including the brief time the Black Panther had ESP!

"The Time Dan Slott Predicted Penance's Creation" & More Hindsight Hilarity

Check out CSBG's collection of old comic books that are now hilarious in hindsight, like the 1991 Speedball story by Dan Slott which eerily predicted the character's future as Penance.

Four Great Comic Book Movie Heroines

Four Great Comic Book Movie Heroines

CSBG's Kelly Thompson is excited for what the future might hold in the wake of the recent flourish of great comic book film heroines. She chooses four stand-out performances and explains why each one means so much.

CSBG's 25 Greatest Iron Man Stories Ever Told

CSBG's 25 Greatest Iron Man Stories Ever Told

You voted and just in time for the release of "Iron Man 3" in theatres, here are your picks for the 25 Greatest Iron Man Stories Ever Told, including "Armor Wars," "Extremis" and "Stark Disassembled!"

CSBG's Greatest Stories Ever Told Master List

CSBG's Greatest Stories Ever Told Master List

CSBG's Greatest Stories Ever Told month is over! Here is a collection of the greatest stories ever told starring your favorite comic book characters, written and drawn by your favorite creators!

"A History of Iron Man's Armor" & More Pieces of Comic Book Lore!

Check out CSBG's collection of first appearances of various parts of comic book history, including the latest addition -- the introduction of each version of Iron Man's armor!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: A Batman/Jigglypuff crossover?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: A Batman/Jigglypuff crossover?

This week, was there really a Batman/Pokemon crossover?! Did Frank Miller and Bill Sienkiewicz really make Dan Quayle the villain of "Elektra: Assassin?" Find out!

The Line It Is Drawn - Comic Characters in Classic Music Videos

The Line It Is Drawn - Comic Characters in Classic Music Videos

One of our Line artists just had his music video directorial debut. In honor of this, we present mash-ups of comic characters in classic music videos! Michonne in "Single Ladies," Riddle in "Smooth Criminal" and more!

The Greatest Thanos Stories Ever Told!

The Greatest Thanos Stories Ever Told!

Get ready for the Death-loving Mad Titan's appearance in "Avengers 2" by checking out the tales CSBG readers determined were the greatest Thanos stories ever told.

She Has No Head! 6 Sublime Superheroine Redesigns

She Has No Head! 6 Sublime Superheroine Redesigns

Kelly Thompson is pumped about the new costume redesigns for some superheroines and villains, both official and fan-created, and here she points out six of her favorites.

CSBG's Greatest Stories Ever Told Month is Winding Down!

CSBG's Greatest Stories Ever Told Month is Winding Down!

All April, CSBG is featuring your votes for the Greatest Stories starring your favorite characters and creators. This week we had lists for Jeph Loeb, Kitty Pryde & Hank Pym. Vote for future lists while you still can!

"Squirrel Girl's Not Built to Last" & More Hindsight Hilarity

CSBG's collection of old comic book bits that are hilarious in hindsight, includes a story exemplifying Squirrel Girl as a short-lived character Marvel was trying to avoid with their 1993 Annuals.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Missing All-New, All-Different X-Man

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Missing All-New, All-Different X-Man

What contest winning character was nearly a founding member of the All-New, All-Different X-Men and instead didn't appear in a Marvel comic for nearly thirty years? Plus, was Dobie Gillis based on Archie Andrews?

The Line It Is Drawn - At the Movies with Roger Ebert!

The Line It Is Drawn - At the Movies with Roger Ebert!

In tribute to Roger Ebert, the Line features mash-ups of comic characters and movies that Ebert gave 4-star reviews! Deadpool in "Taxi Driver," Dick Grayson in "Boogie Nights," Two-Face in "Scarface" and more!

The Greatest Kitty Pryde Stories Ever Told

The Greatest Kitty Pryde Stories Ever Told

A longstanding member of the X-Men, Kitty Pryde has starred in a number of iconic stories, but which one is her greatest? CSBG asked its readers to decide and here's what they came up with!

CSBG's Greatest Jeph Loeb Stories Ever Told

CSBG's Greatest Jeph Loeb Stories Ever Told

You voted and now CSBG has your picks for the greatest stories ever written by superstar comic book writer Jeph Loeb. What will be number one? "Spider-Man: Blue?" "Long Halloween?" "Hush?" Find out!

She Has No Head! - Five New Comics That Would Make Great TV Shows

She Has No Head! - Five New Comics That Would Make Great TV Shows

With Terry Moore's "Rachel Rising" being adapted into a TV show, Kelly Thompson shares five more recent comics she thinks would work really well as TV shows. See if your faves were included!

CSBG's Greatest Stories Ever Told Continues!

CSBG's Greatest Stories Ever Told Continues!

All April, CSBG features your votes for the Greatest Stories starring your favorite characters and creators! This week spotlighted Doctor Strange, Gail Simone & Elseworlds -- check them out and vote on future lists!

CSBG's 75 Greatest Superman Stories of All-Time Master List!

CSBG's 75 Greatest Superman Stories of All-Time Master List!

In celebration of Superman's 75th Anniversary, CSBG wanted your votes for your favorite Superman stories. Here is the complete list of the top 75 greatest Superman stories of all-time!

"Superman's Identity Revealed?" & More Great Cover Themes!

CSBG's archive of cool comic book cover themes includes a gallery of Superman covers spanning his 75 years of existence, where his secret identity is seemingly being revealed!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Superman's 75th Birthday Edition

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Superman's 75th Birthday Edition

It's an All-Superman CBLR! Be amazed at the comic DC created for a rich guy's son's Bat Mitzvah! See the history of Superman's heat vision! And laugh at a major plot hole in a classic Superman story!

Line It is Drawn: Bruce Timm

Line It is Drawn: Bruce Timm "End of an Era" Tribute

In honor of Bruce Timm leaving his DC animation job, our artists this week drew characters in the style of Timm! See John Constantine, Sandman, the cast of "Serenity" and much more all get the Timm treatment!

The 25 Greatest Superman Stories of All Time

The 25 Greatest Superman Stories of All Time

In honor of Superman turning 75 today, CSBG has a countdown of the 25 greatest stories ever told featuring Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster's beloved character, as voted on by you, the fans!

CSBG's Greatest Elseworlds Stories Ever Told!

CSBG's Greatest Elseworlds Stories Ever Told!

Which one of DC's alternate reality Elseworlds stories was chosen by CSBG readers as their all-time favorite? "Red Son?" "Kingdom Come?" "Gotham by Gaslight?" Check out the full top ten!

VOTE: The 75 Greatest Superman Stories Of All TIme

VOTE: The 75 Greatest Superman Stories Of All TIme

In honor of Superman's 75th anniversary on Thursday, CSBG will be counting down the 75 Greatest Superman Stories of All-Time. Vote for your favorites now and check back beginning Wednesday to see the countdown!

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