Brian Cronin

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Top Five X-Men Characters Retroactively Empowered by Apocalypse

Mon, May 30th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Apocalypse is everywhere, and CSBG looks at the top five times Apocalypse was revealed to have retroactively given X-Men characters their powers.

What's the Deal With [SPOILER] in "X-Men: Apocalypse's" Post-Credits Scene?

Mon, May 30th, 2016 | Category: Film

CBR delves into the twisted history of the Marvel Comics character alluded to in the post-credits sequence of the "X-Men" sequel.

Top Five "Age of Apocalypse" Characters & More Top Five Lists

Sun, May 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG massive library of top five lists includes a look at the top five characters from the classic X-Men crossover, "Age of Apocalypse!"

Psylocke's X-Men Story Contains Telepathy, Telekinesis and a Very Confusing Body-Swap

Sun, May 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Following her role as one of the Four Horsemen in "X-Men: Apocalypse," revisit the strange path the character took through Marvel's comics.

Was X-Men's Banshee Supposed to Be a Woman and Stan Lee Said No?

Sun, May 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Banshees are women in Irish mythology, but the X-Men character is a man. What gives, and what does Stan Lee have to do with the decision?

"Remember When Psylocke Had Magic Ninja Powers?" & More Abandoned Stories

Sun, May 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG examines comic book plots that were dropped by later writers, like how Psylocke eventually lost her magic Crimson Dawn-era powers.

That Time Psylocke Was Assaulted by Her Brother's Double & More Plots Best Forgotten

Sat, May 28th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's collection of stories we shouldn't bring up again includes when Psylocke was sexually assaulted by her brother Captain Britain's evil twin.

"What's the Deal with Apocalypse and Marvel's Celestials?" & More Unresolved Plots

Sat, May 28th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has an archive of unresolved comic book stories, like what, exactly, is the arrangement Apocalypse has with the Celestials? What's their plan?

Learn the Storied History of "X-Men: Apocalypse's" Immortal Villain

Fri, May 27th, 2016 | Category: TV, Comic Books

Apocalypse has plagued the X-Men for decades, but the ancient mutant's history stretches back centuries.

Comic Book Legends: Was Deadpool Meant to Debut in a G.I. Joe/X-Men Crossover?

Fri, May 27th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

How did Magneto factor into the shocking original ending of "X-Men: Zero Tolerance?" And did Deadpool nearly debut in an inter-company crossover?

"X-Men: Apocalypse" - A Comic Book History of Marvel's Four Horsemen

Fri, May 27th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Film

Apocalypse has recruited countless Four Horsemen over the years -- here's a guide to the biggest and baddest soldiers the immortal mutant has commanded.

The Line it is Drawn: A Tribute to Darwyn Cooke

Fri, May 27th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The Line artists pay tribute to the late, great Darwyn Cooke with pieces based on characters he illustrated, or drawn in his style.

Ostrander & Duursema Create New Galaxies in "Hexer Dusk"

Fri, May 27th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

John Ostrander & Jan Duursema their new sci-fi graphic novel, and share some never-before-seen art from the Kickstarter-funded project!

Was X-Men's Psylocke Turning Asian Supposed to be Temporary?

Fri, May 27th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

As the character gets set for her "X-Men: Apocalypse" debut, CSBG revisits whether Psylocke was only supposed to temporarily turn Asian.

POLL: Which Comic Book-Based TV Series Had The Best Mid-2016 Finale?

Thu, May 26th, 2016 | Category: TV, Comic Books

"The Flash." "Supergirl." "The Walking Dead." "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Which comic book-based television series' mid-2016 finale was your favorite?

TV Legends Revealed: Were Electric Shocks Used to Make Mister Ed Talk?!

Thu, May 26th, 2016 | Category: TV

In honor of the passing of the great Alan Young, Legends Revealed tackles the truth of how they got the horse to talk on "Mister Ed."

Were There Actually SIX Original X-Men?

Wed, May 25th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

When Stan Lee and Jack Kirby debuted their X-Men, they introduced five members... but Prof. Xavier had already recruited a sixth.

That Time Superman and Batman Saved the Day Through...Tentacle Sex?!

Tue, May 24th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

In their latest look at awesomely strange comic book stories, CSBG examines when Superman and Batman saved the day through... tentacle sex?!

Celebrate Bob Dylan's 75th Birthday with 75 Bob Dylan Comic Book References

Tue, May 24th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Bob Dylan turns 75 years old today and CSBG is celebrating the event with 75 comic book references to the music legend!

"X-Men Apocalypse's" Psylocke: A Long, Strange Comic Book Journey

Tue, May 24th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Film

Psylocke plays a key role in "X-Men: Apocalypse" and CBR examines the mutant's strange and complicated history on her 40th anniversary.

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