Brian Cronin

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Comic Book Legends Revealed: Marvel's R-Rated "Avengers" Movie

Fri, February 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

This week, learn why Marvel initially twice received an R-rating for "The Avengers!" Plus, legends involving the comic Avengers and Neil Gaiman!

The Line It Is Drawn: Comic Characters Homage Classic Album Covers

Fri, February 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

This week, the Line homages famous album covers. The X-Men Straight Outta Westchester! Doctor Who in Who's Next! And More!

Fifty Shades of Spider-Man

Thu, February 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With "50 Shades of Grey" in the theaters, CSBG looks at the early days of Spider-Man's marriage to Mary Jane and some of their kinkier moments.

TV Legends Revealed: The Secret of "The Big Bang Theory's" "Bazinga!"

Wed, February 18th, 2015 | Category: TV/Film

How does "The X-Files" tie in to the origins of Sheldon Cooper's famous catchphrase on "The Big Bang Theory?"

Remember the X-Men Love Triangle Between Jean Grey, Cyclops -- and Forge?

Wed, February 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG takes a look at the extremely short-lived love triangle between Cyclops, Jean Grey and Forge

Celebrate Presidents Day with 80 Years of Presidential Comic Book Appearances

Mon, February 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG celebrates today's U.S. holiday by sharing a comic book appearance from every U.S. President since the Golden Age began!

The Month of African-American Comics is Halfway Complete!

Sun, February 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

All month long, CSBG has been spotlighting new comic books from African-American creators. Check out the list of books featured so far!

Did Peter David Spoil "Alpha Flight" #12's Death Before it Came Out?

Sun, February 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Did the writer really share photocopied pages of the death sequence in "Alpha Flight" #12 with fans at a convention before the issue was out?

"So Taskmaster Got His Powers from a Nazi Super Serum?" & More Comic Retcons

Sun, February 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of famous comic book retcons, including their latest, the surprising origin of the popular Marvel villain, Taskmaster.

Comic Creator's Choice: Joelle Jones Recommends...

Sat, February 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Lady Killer" and "Helheim" artist Joelle Jones selects Juan DAaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido's "Blacksad" as his Comic Creator's Choice for CSBG.

Comic Creators Performing Weddings in Comics & More Comic Book Cliches

Sat, February 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

For Valentine's Day, CSBG spotlights all the times comic creators have officiated weddings in the comics, from Stan Lee to Peter David and more!

How Did "Armageddon 2001" "Break" Giffen & DeMatteis' "Justice League"?

Fri, February 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Crossovers interrupt ongoing series all the time, but Keith Giffen and JM DeMatteis' final "Justice League" story was interrupted by two of them!!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did "Superman" Have a Lois Lane Musical Sequence?

Fri, February 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Did "Superman" originally include a musical sequence with Margot Kidder singing? Plus, legends involving Peter David, John Byrne and Mark Waid!

The Line It Is Drawn: Valentine's Day with the Superheroes!

Fri, February 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Celebrate Valentine's Day with the Line, as Deadpool and Harley Quinn discover Fifty Shades of Wade, "Arrow" is your Cupid and more!!

A Collection of Easter Eggs from Layman & Guillory's "Chew"

Thu, February 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

John Layman & Rob Guillory's "Chew" is well-known for its easter eggs. CSBG spotlights more than a dozen of the best from the Image Comics series!

POLL: Do You Want Fox to Share the Fantastic Four and X-Men with Marvel Studios?

Thu, February 12th, 2015 | Category: TV/Film

Would you like to see Fox and Marvel strike a deal to bring the X-Men and Fantastic Four to the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Did Bucky Barnes Have a Secret Identity or What?

Wed, February 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Did it ever seem weird that Bucky's codename was just his own name? Find out whether he was able to maintain a secret identity during the Golden Age!

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Spielberg Want to Direct "Superman" as a Musical?

Wed, February 11th, 2015 | Category: TV/Film

Did Steven Spielberg really want to direct the first "Superman" film -- as a musical?

The Strange History of Harley Quinn

Tue, February 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CBR traces the breakout DC character's origin from animation to comics to live-action and simplifies her crazy history with Batman and the Joker.

Comic Book Legends Addendum: Paul Smith's Rejected Wonder Woman Designs!

Mon, February 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has Comic Book Legend Paul Smith's unused designs of Wonder Woman, after leaving the project due to disputes over her cleavage and pants

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