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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!

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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!

When We First Met - Beetle Bailey

When We First Met - Beetle Bailey

CSBG's examination into the introductions of various comic lore continues with a look at Mort Walker's Beetle Bailey. See Beetle's debut before he joined the army! See when he enlisted and when Sarge first showed up!

The Joe Casey Random Q&A

The Joe Casey Random Q&A

Every week since March, Chad Nevett has been asking Joe Casey a random question. Come check out the collection of questions and Casey's answers, including his thoughts on his X-Men run and "Before Watchmen."

"Who The Heck Is Reignfire?" And More Abandoned Storylines

Every week, CSBG examines comic book stories and ideas abandoned and explained away by later writers, including the latest addition, the convoluted history of the erstwhile "X-Force" villain, Reignfire.

"Lois Lane's Jekyll and Hyde Moment" 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, a bizarre tale of Lois Lane's evil personality coming out, Mister Hyde style.

Giant-Sized 100th Edition of The Line it is Drawn!

Giant-Sized 100th Edition of The Line it is Drawn!

Line it is Drawn celebrates its 100th installment with a series of #100 covers spotlighting some of the most popular mash-ups and team-ups our artist have done over the past 99 editions! Check 'em out! Guest artists galore!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: The Rocket Raccoon Edition

Comic Book Easter Eggs: The Rocket Raccoon Edition

As Rocket Raccoon prepares for a key role in Marvel NOW! as well as on the silver screen, check out these great Rocket Raccoon Easter eggs from Bill Mantlo, Sal Buscema and Mike Mignola!

WHEN WE FIRST MET - A Collection of Catwoman Firsts!

WHEN WE FIRST MET - A Collection of Catwoman Firsts!

Fresh off of her appearance in "Dark Knight Rises," CSBG gives you a primer on the first appearance of Catwoman, the debut of her classic costume, the reveal of her real name and the first time she and Batman kissed!

"When Did Alfred Start Working for Batman?" And More Abandoned Storylines

Every week, CSBG examines comic book stories abandoned and explained away by later writers, including the ever-changing pre-Crisis history of when Alfred first began working for the Waynes.

"Batman's Moron College Friends" 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, when Batman went on a cruise with a few of his dumbest college friends.

Batman's Comic Book Legends Revealed

Batman's Comic Book Legends Revealed

An all-Batman edition of CBLR! Did DC Comics actually cancel Detective Comics in the late '70s?! Was there almost a Batman/Jon Sable crossover? Plus, discover the amazing tale of Bill Finger's only living heir!

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CSBG JOINT REVIEW - "Before Watchmen: Comedian" #2

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 JG Jones' "Comedian" #2

CSBG: Kieron Gillen's Top Five British Comic Characters

CSBG: Kieron Gillen's Top Five British Comic Characters

"Uncanny X-Men" and "Phonogram" writer Kieron Gillen shares his picks for the top five British comic book characters with COMICS SHOULD BE GOOD (off the top of his head, of course).

Comic Book Easter Eggs: The Three Stooges Meet Batman!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: The Three Stooges Meet Batman!

It's a special Three Stooges edition of CSBG's Easter egg spotlight, as the comedy trio meets Batman, the Defenders, Power Pack, the Punisher and more!

Comic Book Fandom: The Bad Old Days

Comic Book Fandom: The Bad Old Days

Amid today's boom of conventions and superhero films, being a comic book fan is more accepted than ever. CSBG's Greg Hatcher grew up in another era, however, and this week he looks back on the "bad old days."

When Did Lucy First Pull The Football Away From Charlie Brown?

When Did Lucy First Pull The Football Away From Charlie Brown?

CSBG takes a look at "Peanuts" firsts, including the first appearances of Snoopy, Linus and Lucy and the first time Charlie Brown fell flat on his back after an unsuccessful attempt to kick a football held by Lucy

"Did Robin Mess With Batgirl's Memory?" And More Abandoned Storylines

Every week, CSBG examines comic book stories and ideas abandoned and explained away by later writers, including the latest addition, when Robin tried to take away Batgirl's memory of the dynamic duo's identities.

"When Superman Dressed as a Bird" 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 time Superman dressed like a giant bird to protect his secret identity.

The Line It Is Drawn - Lost In TIme

The Line It Is Drawn - Lost In TIme

This week, our artists drew your suggestions for comic book characters displaced into different eras. The Dark Knight Returns Batman ends up in the Batman TV series! 2012 Deathstroke versus the 1980 Teen Titans? More!

Abandoned an' Forsaked: Thor Vs. the Hindu Religion?

Abandoned an' Forsaked: Thor Vs. the Hindu Religion?

In CSBG's latest examination of stories that were abandoned and then overturned later on, witness Marvel's quick about face after Thor beat up one of the most powerful Hindu gods.

When The Husband of Wonder Woman's Double Chained Her To A Table

When The Husband of Wonder Woman's Double Chained Her To A Table

CSBG's spotlight on the strangest comics of all-time explores the woman who gave Wonder Woman the name Diana Prince and her husband who would rather chain his wife to a table than let her go to work.

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CSBG Joint Review - "Before Watchmen: Minutemen" #2

CSBG's Brian Cronin and Chad Nevett continue their conversational reviews of Before Watchmen with the release of Darwyn Cooke's "BW: Minutemen" #2. Come see what they thought of the issue!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Joe Quesada's

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Joe Quesada's "Daredevil"

The latest edition of CSBG's look at easter eggs in comic books looks at a variety of Easter Eggs in Joe Quesada's "Daredevil" run, including references to Garth Ennis, Steve Dillon and Kevin Smith!

The History of Thanos' Infinity Gems

The History of Thanos' Infinity Gems

CSBG's weekly look at the introduction of major comic book items and ideas continues with a look at the evolution and development of the Infinity Gems Thanos eventually used for the Infinity Gauntlet.

A Collection of Comic Book Easter Eggs

A Collection of Comic Book Easter Eggs

Every week, CSBG spotlights hidden references and in-jokes that comic books sneak into the background. Check out is a collection of all the various "Easter Eggs" uncovered over the years.

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CSBG JOINT REVIEW - "Before Watchmen: Ozymandias" #1

CSBG's Brian Cronin and Chad Nevett continue their conversational reviews of "Before Watchmen," this week discussing Len Wein and Jae Lee's "Ozymandias" #1.

The Line It Is Drawn Goes Noir

The Line It Is Drawn Goes Noir

This week, our artists drew your suggestions for drawings featuring famous comic book characters in a noir style. Noir Batgirl! Noir Cloak and Dagger! Noir Atom and Hawkman! And much, much more!

Celebrate 50 Years Of Spider-Man Greatness With CSBG

Celebrate 50 Years Of Spider-Man Greatness With CSBG

In honor of Spider-Man's new film and his 50th Aniversary, CSBG has collected four month-long reader polls where you decided your favorite Spider-Man covers, characters, creators and stories!

When We First Met - Spider-Man Edition

When We First Met - Spider-Man Edition

In honor of the release of "The Amazing Spider-Man," CSBG examines the debut of various parts of Spider-Man lore, like when exactly did Peter Parker start taking photographs for the Daily Bugle?

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