Brian Cronin

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"Hawkeye Doesn't Think Wolverine Will Ever Be An Avenger" & More Hindsight Hilarity

Sun, April 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Check out CSBG's collection of comic book moments that now look hilarious in hindsight, like when Hawkeye talked about Wolverine couldn't cut it as an Avenger.

"That Time Jesus Fought the Greek Gods" & Other Bad Comic Ideas

Sat, April 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG is collecting some of the most ill-thought out story ideas in comic books, including the '90s Image crossover where Greek gods attacked Jesus on the cross.

Last Chance to Vote for Your Favorite Batman Friends & Foes!

Fri, April 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Celebrate Batman's 75th anniversary with CSBG's countdown of his top villains and allies, based on YOUR votes! Today's the last day to vote so cast your ballot now!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Sad History of "Captain Marvel's" Steamboat

Fri, April 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Learn the sad history of "Captain Marvel" character Steamboat and how his depiction led 1940s schoolchildren to take a stand against racial prejudice.

"Speak To Me, Warriors!" - The Line It Is Drawn's Ultimate Warrior Tribute

Fri, April 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

This week, our Line it is Drawn artists pay tribute to Ultimate Warrior with a series of comic book/wrestling mash-ups.

Did Captain America Have a Brother Who Died at Pearl Harbor?

Thu, April 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Everyone knows Captain America's origin, right? Well, for a few years in the 1980s Cap had an entirely different origin! Including a brother! CSBG has the whole story.

POLL: Who Should Be the Next Villain to Headline Their Own Ongoing Series?

Thu, April 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Which of DC or Marvel's supervillains do you most want to see follow Sinestro and Harley Quinn's leads with their own ongoing series?

TV Legends Revealed: Did Michael Jackson Actually Sing on "The Simpsons?"

Wed, April 16th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

In his famous guest appearance on "The Simpsons," did Michael Jackson actually not sing any of the songs?

The Crazy, Silver Age-Style Origin of the "All-New Ghost Rider"

Wed, April 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG examines the brand-new Ghost Rider and discovers how much his beginnings evoke classic Silver Age origins like Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four.

The Time Captain America Fought a Guy with a Black Man's Hand & Other Bad Story Ideas

Sun, April 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG is collecting some of the most ill-thought out story ideas in comic book history, including an awful Golden Age Captain America tale.

Vote for Batman's Greatest Friends and Foes!

Sun, April 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Celebrate Batman's 75th anniversary by casting your vote for the Dark Knight's greatest villains and his greatest allies. Cast your ballot now!

"Captain America Died?" & Other Abandoned Comic Book Stories

Sat, April 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has an archive of abandoned comic book storylines, like the time Captain America died and no one remembered that it happened.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Hail Hydra! Hail Hydra! Hail Hydra!

Fri, April 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Did Jimmy Olsen nearly die of AIDS? Did Hydra appear in Marvel Comics before SHIELD or Nick Fury? And what's Garfield's problem with Veterans?

The Line It Is Drawn: It's Time To Mash-Up the Muppets!

Fri, April 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

It is an all Muppet week at the Line it is Drawn! Reign of the Super Grovers! Gonzo is the Merc with a Beak! Rolf as Pizza Dog! All this and much more!

POLL: Who Is Your All-Time Favorite "Ghost Rider" Writer?

Thu, April 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

With "All-New Ghost Rider" revving its hellfire-fueled engine, CBR want to know which writer you feel had the greatest run with the Spirit of Vengeance?

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Are All of the Clocks in "Pulp Fiction" Set to 4:20?

Wed, April 9th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

With 4/20 less than two weeks away, discover whether it is really true that all of the clocks in "Pulp Fiction" are set to 4:20.

Superman Vs. Thor: And the Winner Is...

Tue, April 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's 6th Annual March Madness is over. You all voted -- who won the final battle? Superman or Thor? Come find out!

VOTE: Batman’s 75 Greatest Friends and Foes

Tue, April 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG continues to celebrate Batman's 75th anniversary by encouraging you to vote for Batman's greatest villains and allies of all-time!

CSBG March Madness: Who Would Win In A Fight? Superman or Thor?

Sun, April 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

It's the final round of CSBG's 6th Annual March Madness! Thor versus Superman! Who would win in a fight? YOU decide!

The 75 Greatest Batman Covers Of All-Time Master List

Sun, April 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In honor of Batman's 75th anniversary, CSBG had you vote on the 75 Greatest Batman covers of all-time. Here's the entire master list, including bonus covers #76-100!

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