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Comic Book Legends Revealed - Guardians of the Galaxy

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Guardians of the Galaxy

In anticipation of Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy," it's an all-Guardians CBLR this week as Jim Valentino informs about his run on the first "Guardians" series, including how Wolverine almost made the team!

Line It is Drawn: Emmy Award Mash-Ups!

Line It is Drawn: Emmy Award Mash-Ups!

Our artists drew your suggestions for mash-ups of comic characters and Emmy-nominated TV shows. Deadpool in "Breaking Bad," Uncle Scrooge in "Game of Thrones," Batman in "Boardwalk Empire" and more!

VOTE: The Top Comic Book Runs Of All-Time

VOTE: The Top Comic Book Runs Of All-Time

All September long, CSBG is asking for YOUR votes for the greatest comic book runs of all-time! Cast your vote today!

The Most Iconic Wolverine Covers Of All-Time

The Most Iconic Wolverine Covers Of All-Time

CSBG has a running collection of the most iconic covers of all-time for DC and Marvel characters, including Wolverine, Captain America, Flash, Iron Man, The Joker, Swamp Thing and many more.

Uncollected Comic Book Classics

Uncollected Comic Book Classics

Check out CSBG's spotlight on some of the greatest comic book stories to never be reprinted, including work from Neil Gaiman, Mark Millar, Grant Morrison, Mark Waid, Kyle Baker, Keith Giffen and many more.

Comic Book Legends Revealed - The All-Dredd Edition

Comic Book Legends Revealed - The All-Dredd Edition

In honor of the release of DREDD 3D, this is an all-Judge Dredd edition of CBLR! Check out the origin of Dredd's name, how he was originally drawn and the censored Dredd story where he fights Ronald McDonald!

The Line It is Drawn Meets Stephen King

The Line It is Drawn Meets Stephen King

In our latest reader-suggested art gallery, our artists mashed-up comic book characters with famous Stephen King stories! Joker in "It," Hulk in "Green Mile," Deadpool in "The Shining," and more.

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Manapul Gets

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Manapul Gets "Lost" In "Flash"

In the latest edition of CSBG's collection of comic book Easter Eggs, check out the cast of "Lost" in the most recent issue of "Flash" and see Barry Kitson pay tribute to a friend in the pages of Amazing Spider-Man.

"Did Starlin Make Warlock Too Big For His Britches?" & More Abandoned Storylines

Every week CSBG examines abandoned comic book storylines and ideas explained away by later writers, including how other Marvel writers dealt with Jim Starlin making Warlock grow larger than the Milky Way Galaxy!

VOTE: The Top Comic Book Runs of All-Time

VOTE: The Top Comic Book Runs of All-Time

All September long, CSBG is asking for YOUR votes for the greatest comic book runs of all-time! Cast your vote today!

"Who Created the Avengers Logo?" & More Comic Book Questions Answered

Check out CSBG's collection of answers to all the comic book questions you've ever pondered, including the most recent question -- who created the famous Avengers "A?"

Comic Book Easter Eggs: The Many Faces of

Comic Book Easter Eggs: The Many Faces of "Identity Crisis"

Artist Rags Morales used celebrities as the inspirations for many characters in DC's "Identity Crisis" including Batman. Superman and Wonder Woman! Come see who he used for each character!

"Did Magneto Kill Polaris' Parents or What?" And More Abandoned Storylines

Every week, CSBG examines comic book stories and ideas abandoned then explained away by later writers, including the newest development in the complicated saga of Polaris' relationship with Magneto.

"Ice Maiden's Strange Sexual Journey" and More of the Strangest Comics of All-Time!

Come check out CSBG's weekly collection of the strangest comics of all-time, including the latest addition, the odd mid-90s sexual journey of Justice League member Ice Maiden.

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Spider-Man's Parents and Hugo Hercules

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Spider-Man's Parents and Hugo Hercules

This week, it's the short-lived return of Spider-Man's parents! Was there was a Wonder Woman comic protesting Fredric Wertham's Seduction of the Innocent?! Plus, Hugo Hercules: the first comic superhero?

The Line It Is Drawn: Superheroes Get New Sidekicks!

The Line It Is Drawn: Superheroes Get New Sidekicks!

In our latest reader-suggested art gallery, superheroes gain new sidekicks! Meet Kid Panther, Minuteboy, Surfette, Kid Lantern, Wolverine's sidekick Honey Badger and ALF-a, Spider-Ham's new sidekick!

Vote: Top 100 Comic Book Runs Of All-Time

Vote: Top 100 Comic Book Runs Of All-Time

CSBG's yearly Top 100 poll has begun! Check out the guidelines and vote for your top ten favorite comic book creator runs of all time!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Art Adams Fits a Universe Onto a

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Art Adams Fits a Universe Onto a "Spectre" Cover

In CSBG's latest collection of comic book easter eggs, be amazed by how many characters Art Adams managed to fit on a single "Spectre" cover! Plus, easter eggs with Boba Fett and Jen Van Meter!

"But That's the Thing About Batman..." And More Cool Comic Book Moments

Check out CSBG's yearlong collection of cool comic book moments, including the dramatically awesome conclusion to Grant Morrison's "Batman R.I.P" where you learn exactly what IS "the thing" about Batman.

"There Was a ClanDestine Comic Without Alan Davis?" And More Abandoned Storylines

Every week CSBG examines abandoned comic book stories and ideas. In honor of Alan Davis' return to the ClanDestine characters in a series of Marvel Annuals, we look back to his first return where he explained away everything since leaving.

"That Time Herbie Made Jackie Kennedy Swoon" and More of the Strangest Comics of All-Time!

Check out CSBG's weekly collection of the strangest comics of all-time, including the latest addition with one of the strangest stories from one of the strangest heroes ever -- Herbie the Fat Fury. It must be seen to be believed!

Comic Book Legends Revealed -

Comic Book Legends Revealed - "Super Friends" & Caruso's Archie Andrews

This week, it's an all TV-related CBLR! Did David Caruso really play Archie Andrews on a TV series? And was Wendy from "Super Friends" originally meant to be related to Batman?!

The Line It Is Drawn: Superheroes Get New Jobs!

The Line It Is Drawn: Superheroes Get New Jobs!

In honor of Labor Day weekend, The Line It Is Drawn artists depict superheroes forced to get new jobs! Superman the gossip columnist? Peter Parker the Playboy photographer? Ghost Rider delivering pizzas? All this and much, much more!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Alex Ross & Kurt Busiek's

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Alex Ross & Kurt Busiek's "Marvels" #4

CSBG concludes their look at the Easter eggs in Alex Ross and Kurt Busiek's "Marvels" with a look at issue #4, as John Romita, Clark Kent and Bob Marley all make appearances!

When We First Met: The History of Roy Harper

When We First Met: The History of Roy Harper

CSBG's examination into the introductions of various comic lore continues with a look at DC vigilante, Roy Harper. See his evolution from Green Arrow's sidekick Speedy to Red Arrow and back! Plus, his history with drugs and tragedy!

"John Byrne Hides Barney Rubble IN Rubble" and More Comic Book Easter Eggs

Every week CSBG spotlights hidden references and in-jokes hidden in comics. Here's a collection of the various Easter Eggs uncovered over the years, including how John Byrne hid Barney Rubble in piles of rubble.

"That Time Spider-Man's Parents Were Robots" and More of the Strangest Comics of All-Time

Check out CSBG's weekly collection of the strangest comics of all-time, including the latest addition with the odd storyline where Spider-Man's long-lost parents were actually robots on a strange mission.

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Baum's

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Baum's "Oz" Comics, Jack Staff & Kitty Pryde

The bizarre tale of the dueling "Wizard of Oz" comic strips from the turn of the 20th Century! Was Jack Staff originally going to be a Union Jack comic book? And what did Chris Claremont have planned for Kitty Pryde?

The Line It Is Drawn - Video Game/Comic Crossovers

The Line It Is Drawn - Video Game/Comic Crossovers

This week, our artists drew your suggestions for team-ups and mash-ups of comic characters with video game characters. Grand Theft Auto: Gotham City, Pac-Man chasing Deadman, Spectre and Casper and more!

CSBG Joint Review -

CSBG Joint Review - "Before Watchmen: Rorschach" #1

CSBG's Chad Nevett and Brian Cronin continue their series of joint-reviews for the Before Watchmen comics with a look at Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo's' "Rorschach" #1!

"Rorschach Sucks," Says The Question & More Meta-Messages

Comic book writers often comment on the work of their peers using characters. Check out CSBG's collection of a number of these so-called "meta-messages," including Denny O'Neil using the Question for some commentary on Rorschach.

"How Many Times Will Joker Fall To His Death?" & More Comic Book Patterns

Come check out CSBG's collection of recurring comic book patterns, like all the times the SHIELD Hellicarrier has crashed, all the times that Superman has run into a doppelganger and all the times the Joker has fallen to his "death."

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Alex Ross' Nude Sub-Mariner

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Alex Ross' Nude Sub-Mariner

This week's installment of CBLR looks into the origins of Spidey villain the Shocker, censored "Beetle Bailey" strips and Alex Ross sneaking Namor's naughty bits into his and Kurt Busiek's "Marvels."

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Alex Ross & Kurt Busiek's

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Alex Ross & Kurt Busiek's "Marvels" #2

CSBG continues its series examining Easter eggs from Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross' "Marvels" with issue #2, as Ross homages EC Comics and the Fantastic Four meet the Beatles!

Collection of Joe Kubert's False Sense of Security Covers

Collection of Joe Kubert's False Sense of Security Covers

Joe Kubert had a particular affinity for covers depicting a false sense of security by the protagonists when trouble lurked around the corner. CSBG looks at a collection of Kubert's best covers with this theme.

25 Great Joe Kubert Covers

25 Great Joe Kubert Covers

CSBG's Brian Cronin takes a look at 25 great covers by the late Joe Kubert in honor of his recent passing, including cover art for "Tarzan," "Hawkman," "G.I. Combat," "Batman" and more.

"When Did Superboy's Parents Die?" And More Abandoned Storylines

Every week, CSBG examines comic book stories and ideas that were abandoned and explained away by later writers, including the latest addition, the bizarre ages of Ma and Pa Kent at their death.

Test Your Comic Book Knowledge!

Test Your Comic Book Knowledge!

What do Luke Cage, Kitty Pryde and Blue Beetle have in common? Every week, CSBG challenges readers to guess the connective theme between three covers. Check out the collection and test your comic book knowledge!

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Spider-Man, Beetle Bailey & 616

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Spider-Man, Beetle Bailey & 616

This week, learn how Spider-Man's origin was changed - in his second appearance! Plus, the not-safe-for-work side of Beetle Bailey?!?! Also, who coined Marvel's "616'" designation?

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Alex Ross & Kurt Busiek's

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Alex Ross & Kurt Busiek's "Marvels" #1

CSBG begins a four-part examination at Easter Eggs in Alex Ross and Kurt Busiek's "Marvels" series, taking it an issue at a time. We begin with cameos from Clark Kent, Billy Batson, Popeye and more!

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