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Comic Book Legends Revealed: Claremont's Secret X-Men Return

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Claremont's Secret X-Men Return

Did Chris Claremont secretly return to the X-Men books in 1999? Did Steve Ditko seriously turn down a chance to adapt Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged" as a comic book? Plus, a strange Peanuts rumor!

Line It Is Drawn: Rock and Roll Superheroes!

Line It Is Drawn: Rock and Roll Superheroes!

This week, our artists drew your suggestions for superheroes joining famous rock and roll groups! Wonder Woman in the Eurythmics, Batman in Black Sabbath, Rage Against the Machine Man and much more!

How Did DC Comics Exit the Mod Wonder Woman Era?

How Did DC Comics Exit the Mod Wonder Woman Era?

In CSBG's latest spotlight on how comics drop unwanted plotlines, Abandoned Love, Brian Cronin looks at how DC Comics handled the end of the short-lived "Mod" era of Wonder Woman.

Comic Book Easter Eggs: G.I. Joe Easter Eggs

Comic Book Easter Eggs: G.I. Joe Easter Eggs

In their latest spotlight on comic book easter eggs, CSBG takes a look at a series of G.I. Joe in-jokes, including guest appearances by Spider-Man, Astro Boy, Flaming Carrot and more!

Abandoned & Forsaked: Betty Banner's Death - Fastest Retcon <i>Ever</i>?

Abandoned & Forsaked: Betty Banner's Death - Fastest Retcon Ever?

In his latest spotlight on abandoned and retconned plot lines, CSBG's Brian Cronin takes a look at the death and cremation of Betty Banner, possibly the quickest retcon in comics history!

"Are You Man -- Or Fiend From Hell?" & More Cool Comic Book Moments

CSBG's collection of cool comic book moments includes the resolution of the first dramatic confrontation between Batman and the grandfather of Damian Wayne, Ra's Al Ghul!

A Collection of Interconnected Comic Book Covers!

A Collection of Interconnected Comic Book Covers!

CSBG's newest feature collects interconnected comic book covers, like the recent three-part Marvel NOW! "Avengers" cover from Dustin Weaver and Ed Benes' two-part cover for "Justice League of America #1."

The Line It Is Drawn - A Pun-derful Tribute to Peter David

The Line It Is Drawn - A Pun-derful Tribute to Peter David

In honor of the great Peter David, the Line this week features pun-themed superheroes and villains, from Abra Kadaver to Snowclone to the battle between Rick O'Shae and the replicating More Man.

COMMITTED: Lemire Discusses Keeping John Constantine

COMMITTED: Lemire Discusses Keeping John Constantine "Real"

CSBG's resident concerned John Constantine fan Sonia Harris spoke with incoming "Constantine" writer Jeff Lemire about his take on the character in the DCU and taking on the legacy of the Vertigo staple.

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Why "Young Avengers" Is the Future of Superhero Comics

After giving the first issue of Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie's "Young Avengers" five-stars, Kelly Tompson further explains why she feels the Marvel NOW! series represents the future of superhero comics.

When Silver Age Lois Lane Met Someone With More Issues Than Her

When Silver Age Lois Lane Met Someone With More Issues Than Her

Silver Age Lois Lane is well known for her strange behavior (typically in an attempt to prove Clark Kent is Superman). Today, meet a man from the Silver Age who makes Lois Lane seem completely normal in comparison.

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Is "Europe" Just A Codename for Green Goblins' Deaths?

In the latest installment of ABANDONED AN' FORSAKED, CSBG explores the death and "resurrection" of Harry Osborn, including the strange way that both Harry and Norman Osborn spent their supposed "deaths" in Europe.

"Spider-Man Unmasked!" & More Comic Book Patterns

CSBG's collection of recurring comic book patterns includes Hulk complaining about puny humans, other characters picking up Thor's hammer and the latest edition -- Spider-Man's secret identity seemingly being revealed.

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Brian Wood's "X-Men" Gives Promise to Female Leads Everywhere

In her latest segment of SHE HAS NO HEAD, Kelly Thompson explores the announcement of Brian Wood & Olivier Coipel's new "X-Men" title, comparing how far mainstream comics have come in handling female-driven superhero comics.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Fellini's

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Fellini's "Flash Gordon," Allred's "X-Force"

Did famed filmmaker Federico Fellini really write an Italian bootleg Flash Gordon comic in the late '30s? Did Charlton Comics get its start in a PRISON? And where's Mike Allred's "X-Force" character The Horn?

That Time the Metal Men Responded to Reader Complaints

That Time the Metal Men Responded to Reader Complaints

CSBG examines the bizarre Silver Age story where the Metal Men sought out new foes in response to actual letters from readers complaining that their enemies were getting too repetitive.

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Leinil Francis Yu & Hidden Howard the Ducks

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Leinil Francis Yu & Hidden Howard the Ducks

In CSBG's latest Easter egg spotlight, check out superstar artist Leinil Francis Yu's devotion to getting Howard the Duck some attention, even if it is just from Yu sneaking him into the backgrounds of comics.

"Even X-Men Can't Survive Cremation, Right?" & More Abandoned Stories

CSBG examines abandoned comic book stories & ideas that were explained away by later writers, including this week's edition, the revelation that although he died and was cremated, Colossus is still among the living.

Comics Book Legends Revealed - Lois Lane, Shade the Changing Man

Comics Book Legends Revealed - Lois Lane, Shade the Changing Man

This week, was Lois Lane based on Jerry Siegel's wife? Plus, who was the original killer in "Countdown to Infinite Crisis" and did Peter Milligan plan to end "Shade, the Changing Man" earlier than DC wanted?

The Line It Is Drawn: Memorable Moments in Marvel History

The Line It Is Drawn: Memorable Moments in Marvel History

In honor of Stan Lee's recent 90th birthday, the Line this week depicts memorable moments from Marvel's Silver Age, like the first Hulk/Thing fight, the arrival of the Silver Surfer and "Spider-Man: No More!"

The Strange Tale of Superboy's Robot Pimp

The Strange Tale of Superboy's Robot Pimp

CSBGs latest strange comic book story spotlights the time Superboy's robot teacher worked as his robo-pimp to teach the young hero some sort of strange lesson. This needs to be seen to be believed!

"Cyclops, Magneto Foreshadow Bendis' 'Uncanny X-Men'" & More Blasts From the Past

CSBG's new recurring feature spotlights moments from past comics that read differently today than they did back then. The latest is a conversation between Cyclops & Magneto that takes on a new meaning considering recent Marvel events.

"Green Goblin's Glider Impaling Himself Has to Kill Him, Right?" & More Abandoned Stories

CSBG examines comic book stories & ideas that were abandoned and then explained away by later writers, including the latest addition, the revelation Green Goblin did not actually die the same time Gwen Stacy did.

Comic Book Legends Revealed:

Comic Book Legends Revealed: "Peanuts," "Cable" & Hurricane Sandy

Did Supergirl creator Al Plastino draw months worth of "Peanuts" strips in case Charles Schulz got ill, or were the motivations behind the strips more sinister? And did an issue of "Cable" correctly predict Hurricane Sandy?

The Line It Is Drawn: Lesser-Known Marvel NOW! Titles

The Line It Is Drawn: Lesser-Known Marvel NOW! Titles

The Line it is Drawn returns for the New Year with a collection of lesser-known Marvel NOW! first issues like Batroc, Beta Ray Bill, Squadron Supreme, Planet Terry and more!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Ripley Killed by an Alien in

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Ripley Killed by an Alien in "Spider-Woman?"

In CSBG's latest comic book Easter eggs, Chris Claremont pays homage to "Alien" in an issue of "Spider-Woman," a familiar prison number is used in "Robin" and popular British comic characters appear in "Batman!"

"So When Exactly Did Lex Luthor & Clark Kent Meet?" & More Abandoned Comic Book Stories

CSBG examines comic book stories & ideas that were abandoned and explained away by later writers, including the latest addition, the return of Clark Kent and Lex Luthor's Smallville connection after "Crisis" erased it.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Jackie O, Comic Book Editor?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Jackie O, Comic Book Editor?

In the final installment of CSBG's three-part 400th edition celebration, learn how Jackie Onassis was once the world's most famous comic book editor! Plus, the strange story of how Adam Strange first met the Justice League!

"People Other Than Thor Lifting Mjolnir" & More Comic Book Patterns

CSBG's collection of recurring comic book events includes the most recent addition, all the times when Marvel characters other than Thor lifted his enchanted hammer, Mjolnir.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was Alan Moore Going to Write Superman?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was Alan Moore Going to Write Superman?

In the second installment of CSBG's three-part 400th edition celebration, discover if Alan Moore was originally going to continue writing Superman after "Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Ditko, Osborn and the Green Goblin

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Ditko, Osborn and the Green Goblin

In the first of CSBG's three-part 400th edition celebration, learn whether Steve Ditko really disagreed with Norman Osborn being the Green Goblin! Plus, how did the Son of Sam investigation lead to DC Comics' offices?

Remember When the Punisher Was A Supernatural Avenging Angel?

Remember When the Punisher Was A Supernatural Avenging Angel?

In the debut of their new feature spotlighting notable dropped storylines, CSBG takes a look at the short-lived stint in the 1990s when the Punisher died and was resurrected as a supernatural avenging angel.

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Alfred Hitchcock Meets the New Mutants

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Alfred Hitchcock Meets the New Mutants

In an all-New Mutants edition of Comic Book Easter Eggs, we spotlight cameos by Bill Sienkiewicz and Jackson Guice of famous people in the pages of "New Mutants," from Alfred Hitchcock to Nexus and more!

When We First Met: The Cast of

When We First Met: The Cast of "Sandman"

Before we begin the New Year, CSBG looks back at the debuts of the cast of "Sandman," from Dream to Cain to Abel to Lucien to Death, they're all here!

"Spider-Man... No More!" & More Comic Book Patterns

The latest addition to CSBG's collection of comic book patterns is in honor of Peter Parker's tenure as Spider-Man ending in "Amazing" #700, and focuses on additional instances of Peter being Spider-Man... no more!

"So Where Was Superman Born?" & Other Abandoned Comic Book Stories

Every week, CSBG examines comic book stories & ideas that were abandoned and explained away by later writers, including the latest addition, the depiction of Superman's birth after DC's "Crisis on Infinite Earths!"

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Comic Creators Vs. The Government

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Comic Creators Vs. The Government

This week, did Charles Schulz really write a famous "Peanuts" strip criticizing the IRS? Did the FBI really investigate Walt Kelly's "Pogo" for hidden subversive messages? Find out the answers and more!

"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!

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