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"Chuck Norris" #1: The Greatest Steve Ditko Comic?

With "Amazing Spider-Man" ending, the book Steve Ditko launched fifty years ago, CSBG takes a look at another comic book Ditko launched, celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of "Chuck Norris and the Karate Commandos" #1!

When We First Met: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

When We First Met: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

With their key role in the Avengers and their upcoming television series, CSBG spotlights the first appearances of the various notable members of S.H.I.E.L.D., from Nick Fury to Maria Hill to Phil Coulson.

CSBG's 2012 Golden Age Advent Calendar Comes to an End

CSBG's 2012 Golden Age Advent Calendar Comes to an End

It's Christmas Eve, which means CSBG's Advent Calendar is done! Check out the completed calendar for loads of Golden Age Christmas comic fun!

"Just How Old Is Captain America's Girlfriend?" & Other Abandoned Storylines

CSBG examines comic book stories that were abandoned and explained away by later writers, including the strange case of how Sharon Carter used to be the younger sister of Captain America's girlfriend... from WWII!

"'World's Finest' Day Off" & Other Great Comic Book Cover Themes!

CSBG's collection of themed comic book cover galleries includes the latest installment, a look at perhaps the most awesome day off Superman, Batman and Robin ever had!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Exiled Over Mickey & Co-Plotting Spidey

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Exiled Over Mickey & Co-Plotting Spidey

How did Mickey Mouse lead to a reporter's exile from Yugoslavia? How did the Three Stooges show up as Flash characters? And what's the deal with John Romita and Spider-Man plotting credit?

The Line It Is Drawn: Wishing You A Happy Holidays!

The Line It Is Drawn: Wishing You A Happy Holidays!

The Line It Is Drawn asks its artists to wish readers a happy holidays with a gallery of drawings featuring comic book characters getting into the winter holiday spirit.

The Twelve Best

The Twelve Best "Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen" Covers!

Comic book writer John Rozum stopped by CSBG to share his picks for the twelve best covers of "Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen." Come see what he chose!

Abandoned & Forsaked: So, Did the Wasp <i>Actually</i> Die During

Abandoned & Forsaked: So, Did the Wasp Actually Die During "Secret Invasion?"

In the latest of CSBG's spotlights on stories that were abandoned then later overwritten, Brian Cronin examines whether Wasp of the Avengers actually died during "Secret Invasion."

"Frank Miller Reacts to Jim Lee Drawing Like Him" & More Meta Messages!

CSBG's collection of "meta messages," where comic book writers use their characters to comment on the work of their peers, includes Frank Miller's pointed message in an issue of "Sin City" regarding Jim Lee drawing like him.

"Steve Rogers Quits Being Captain America" & More Comic Book Patterns

CSBG's collection of recurring comic book patterns includes the latest edition, all the times Steve Rogers has quit being Captain America. "No, this time it is for real, you guys!"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Psylocke, Gilligan and Reed Richards

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Psylocke, Gilligan and Reed Richards

Was Psylocke's first death meant to be x-tremely temporarily? Who came first, Reed Richards or the Professor from "Gilligan's Island?" And what, exactly, is the Cosmic Code Authority?

The Line It Is Drawn: Action History Comes Alive!

The Line It Is Drawn: Action History Comes Alive!

In tribute to Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey's "Action Philosophers" and "Action Presidents," our artists draw other historical figures...in ACTION! Oscar Wilde, Elvis Presley, Mary Shelley, Doctor Seuss, and much!

Cool Comic Cover Gallery: Marvel's 70th Anniversary Covers

Cool Comic Cover Gallery: Marvel's 70th Anniversary Covers

You might be familiar with Marvel's 25th Anniversary covers from 1986, but have you seen all of their 70th Anniversary covers from 2009? If not, CSBG has all the covers for you to see right now!

"Iceman Lost His Powers During The House of M?" & More Abandoned Storylines

Every week, CSBG examines comic book stories & ideas that were abandoned and then explained away by other writers, including the latest addition, Iceman's short-lived loss of power after the events of "House of M!"

"Marvel's 25th Anniversary Celebration" & More Great Cover Themes!

CSBG has collected a gallery of ALL Marvel's great series of covers for their 25th anniversary, plus a bunch of other great comic book cover themes, like Superman kissing various ladies or secret identities being revealed!

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Simonson in

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Simonson in "Star Wars," Mario & Bearriors

This week, where did Mario make his surprising first appearance? Is that really Walt Simonson fighting alongside Luke Skywalker? And what is the bizarre mystery of the Bearriors?!

"Star Wars" Comic Book Easter Eggs: Kirk, Spock, McCoy... and Luke Skywalker?

In the latest CSBG easter egg spotlight, we look at some "Star Wars" Easter Eggs, including some Star Trek cameos, some Looney Tunes-influenced villains and Lando's tribute to a classic Anime character!

When Did The Batman First Kill Someone?

When Did The Batman First Kill Someone?

CSBG's latest spotlight on comic book firsts examines the earliest instances of death in Batman comics, including the Joker's initial victims and the first people Batman kills in the series.

CSBG Presents The 2012 Comic Book Advent Calendar!

CSBG Presents The 2012 Comic Book Advent Calendar!

Golden Age Christmas is the theme of CSBG's 2012 Advent Calendar. From Superman meeting Santa, to Batman & Robin helping a young Scrooge, to Scrooge McDuck himself -- click a calendar date to see a Golden Age Christmas comic!

"You've Eaten Gotham's Wealth... Your Feast is Nearly Over" & More Cool Comic Book Moments

CSBG's growing list of cool comic book moments includes the time in Frank Miller's "Batman: Year One," where The Dark Knight makes it known to the corrupt few running Gotham City things are going to be different.

Did Walt Disney Write Comics Featuring Mickey Mouse Attempting Suicide?

Did Walt Disney Write Comics Featuring Mickey Mouse Attempting Suicide?

In this classic installment of CSBG's Comic Book Legends Revealed, be amazed by the series of comics from 1930 featuring Mickey Mouse attempting to kill himself in a variety of ways, based on an idea by Walt Disney himself!

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Aunt May, the Bat-grapple and More!

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Aunt May, the Bat-grapple and More!

Was Aunt May really once going to be revealed as Peter Parker's birth mother? Where did Batman's grappling gun come from, the movies or comics? And what can Pogo tell us about TV watching?

The Line It Is Drawn - A Farewell to Hostess

The Line It Is Drawn - A Farewell to Hostess

Our artists say goodbye to Hostess! Lex Luthor steals 40 cupcakes (that's as many as four tens), Batman and the Mutant Leader hash things out over fruit pies and wait 'til you see what Rorschach gets up to...!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Katie Power Smoking A Joint?!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Katie Power Smoking A Joint?!

In this week's spotlight on comic book Easter eggs, the Three Stooges fight Man-Wolf, Clark Kent delivers news in the pages of Daredevil and yes, Katie Power, the youngest member of Power Pack, smokes a joint!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Spotlighting The Death of Superman

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Spotlighting The Death of Superman

In honor of the 20th Anniversary of the Death of Superman, CSBG has collected all of their Comic Book Legends Revealed columns about the event in one easy to read list! Neil Gaiman! Doomsday! "Lois and Clark" And more!

"The Watcher Interfering After Vowing Non-Interference" & More Comic Book Patterns

CSBG's collection of recurring comic book patterns includes the latest edition, a spotlight of egregious examples of the Watcher interfering immediately after explaining his vow of non-interference!

"Superman Getting Punched" & More Great Cover Themes!

People pay to see Superman get punched, right? DC Comics knows that, too, which is why CSBG presents a collection of covers where that's exactly what happens! Other themed galleries include Superman lifting weird things & kissing women.

The Line It Is Drawn - A Very Tarzan Thanksgiving

The Line It Is Drawn - A Very Tarzan Thanksgiving

Spend Thanksgiving with THE LINE IT IS DRAWN, as our artists dig into your suggestions for Tarzan mash-ups, like Tarzan/Kamandi, Tarzan/Wolverine, Tarzan on Rann and more!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Even More Charlie Brown Cameos!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Even More Charlie Brown Cameos!

CSBG is back with even more "Peanuts" Easter eggs from the pages of "Astonishing X-Men," "Sensational Spider-Man" and an unbelievably weird Charlie Brown cameo in, of all places, "Batman: Year One!"

WHEN WE FIRST MET: The Cast of

WHEN WE FIRST MET: The Cast of "Calvin and Hobbes"

This week, CSBG revisits the various debuts of the cast of Bill Watterson's classic comic strip, "Calvin and Hobbes." From Calvin to Hobbes to Calvin's parents to Suzie Derkins to Spaceman Spiff!

"Who Took Away Polaris' Powers?" & More Abandoned Storylines

CSBG examines abandoned comic book stories and ideas weekly, including the latest edition, the strange, short-lived period where Polaris gained super-strength -- and how the Shadow King played a part.

"That Time Jimmy Olsen Spanked Superman!" & More of the Strangest Comics of All-Time!

CSBG presents a weekly collection of the strangest comics of all-time, including the latest edition, when Jimmy Olsen traveled back in time to become Superman's childhood babysitter!

Line It is Drawn: Bond... James Bond... Team-Ups!

Line It is Drawn: Bond... James Bond... Team-Ups!

In honor of "Skyfall" & James Bond's 50th Anniversary, our artists drew your suggestions of comic characters mashed-up with James Bond! Bond & Fury team-up! From Latveria... With Love! And more...

Comic Book Easter Eggs: The John Constantine Edition

Comic Book Easter Eggs: The John Constantine Edition

As we prepare to say farewell to "Hellblazer," check out three John Constantine Easter eggs in non-Vertigo comics, including the craziest magical bar you'll ever see! Harry Potter, Promethea and more!

WHEN WE FIRST MET: The Many Loves of Peter Parker

WHEN WE FIRST MET: The Many Loves of Peter Parker

CSBG continues to spotlight comic book firsts by featuring the debuts of all of Peter Parker's famous love interests over the years, including Gwen Stacy, Mary Jane Watson, Carlie Cooper, Liz Allan, Betty Brant and more!

"So is Green Lantern Literally Without Fear or What?" & More Abandoned Storylines

CSBG examines abandoned comic book stories and ideas weekly, including the latest edition, a short-lived Green Lantern story where we discover how Hal Jordan was "without fear" when he obtained the Green Lantern ring.

"Aunt May, Herald of Galactus?!" & More of the Strangest Comics of All-Time!

The latest edition of CSBG's weekly collection of the strangest comics of all-time features Aunt May becoming Galactus' newest Herald! Not a hoax! Not a "What If...?" Not an imaginary story!

COMMITTED: Responding to

COMMITTED: Responding to "Hellblazer's" Cancellation

CSBG's Sonia Harris was already vocally displeased with DC Comics' treatment of John Constantine, and the announcement of the cancellation of "Hellblazer" has inspired her to weigh in on how to better utilize the character.

Comic Book Easter Eggs:

Comic Book Easter Eggs: "Ultimate Comics Spider-Man" Edition

In their latest spotlight on comic book Easter eggs, CSBG shares three hidden references in "Ultimate Spider-Man", including Bender from "Futurama" hidden in Ultimate Iron Man's armor collection!

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