Brian Cronin

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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!

The Government Froze Captain America Themselves? & More Comic Retcons

Sat, April 5th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Was Captain America secretly frozen by the U.S. Government as part of a conspiracy? Find that and more crazy comic retcons in CSBG's Abandoned an' Forsaked archive.

Captain America Legends Revealed

Sat, April 5th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In honor of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," CSBG past Comic Book Legends Revealed columns that spotlighted Captain America over the years!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Kirby's Other Captain America Costumes, Garfield's "Death"

Fri, April 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Did Jack Kirby really create new Captain America costumes for Marvel in case Joe Simon won his lawsuit for ownership of the character?

The Line It Is Drawn Pays Tribute to GWAR

Fri, April 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The Line it is Drawn honors the passing of GWAR's Oderus Urungus, aka Dave Brockie, with a comic book tribute, including GWAR as My Little Pony?!

POLL: What Is Your All Time Favorite "Ultimate Comics Spider-Man" Story?

Thu, April 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

With the 200th issue of "Ultimate Comics Spider-Man" landing in stores this week, CBR wonders which of the series' storylines is your all time favorite!

CSBG Spotlights Women in Comics

Wed, April 2nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

For Women's History Month, CSBG spotlighted 31 independent comics created or co-created by female comic writers and artists. Check out the complete collection!

TV Legends Revealed: Can Snake Eyes Never Be Portrayed as a Yankees Fan?

Wed, April 2nd, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Brian Cronin celebrates MLB's new season by seeing if it's true Hasbro won't allow Snake Eyes from G.I. Joe to be portrayed as a New York Yankees fan!

What Was the Greatest Batman Cover of All-Time?

Wed, April 2nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

You voted and now CSBG is ready to reveal your pick for the greatest Batman cover of all-time! Here's a hint -- it came out in 1986!

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