Brian Cronin

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Articles By Brian Cronin

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The Mystery of the Disappearing "Steve Ditko"

Wed, June 15th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG looks into why Steve Ditko's name was edited out of Marvel's "Spider-Man" letter columns and what Stan Lee's reasoning was at the time.

Top Five Ragnaroks for Marvel's Thor

Tue, June 14th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG counts down the top five times that Marvel Comics Asgardian hero Thor has encountered Ragnarok -- and lived (or not) to tell the tale.

The 25 Most Important "Action Comics" Issues Ever Published

Tue, June 14th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

With Superman's iconic series resuming its original numbering, CBR showcases the 25 issues that left the biggest impact on comic book history.

Who Is The Grandmaster? Jeff Goldblum's Marvel Movie Character Explained

Tue, June 14th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Film

Learn the bizarre history of the cosmically-powered Marvel antagonist Goldblum will bring to life in "Thor: Ragnarok."

The 25 Most Important "Detective Comics" Issues Ever Published

Mon, June 13th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

As Batman's iconic series heads toward Issue #1000, revisit the 25 issues that left the biggest impact on DC Comics history.

"What Did Mephisto's Spell Do in 'One More Day'?" and More Questions Answered

Sun, June 12th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG answers reader questions, like their latest -- what, exactly, happened to Spider-Man as a result of Mephisto's spell in "One More Day"?

"Blame Cyclops' Wife and Newborn for Him Leaving Them" & More Retcons

Sun, June 12th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has an archive of notable retcons, like how the X-Books bent over backward to make it not Cyclops' fault he ran out on his wife and kid.

Top Five Wolverine & Jean Grey Moments and More Top Fives

Sat, June 11th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has an amazing library of top five lists, including their latest, the top five moments between the X-Men's Wolverine and Jean Grey.

Was "Captain Carrot and the Zoo Crew" Originally a "Justice League" Parody?

Sat, June 11th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Scott Shaw! and Roy Thomas' 1980s superhero animal series may bring nothing but smiles today, but was it poking fun at DC's marquee team?

"Cyclops & Havok's Brother is... That Guy?!" & More Abandoned Comic Plots

Sat, June 11th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of notable dropped comic book plots, like who Cyclops and Havok's brother was originally going to be.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was DC's "Joker" Graphic Novel Based on Heath Ledger's Joker?

Fri, June 10th, 2016 | Category: TV, Digital Comics, Film

Was Lee Bermejo's Joker really based on Heath Ledger? And did Grant Morrison almost create a female Doctor for "Doctor Who?"

The Line It Is Drawn: The "Lesser-Known" Four Horsemen of Apocalypse

Fri, June 10th, 2016 | Category: TV, Comic Books, Film

The Line imagines what it would be like if The Simpsons, Guardians of the Galaxy and other characters joined forces with X-Men's Apocalypse!

Have Daredevil and She-Hulk Ever Faced Off in Court?

Thu, June 9th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Jen Walters and Matt Murdock are lawyers by day and Marvel superheroes by night, and CSBG explores whether they've ever had a courtroom showdown.

Did Spider-Man Ever Cash In That Favor Loki Owed Him?

Thu, June 9th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Whatever happened to that favor Loki owes Spider-Man, and why didn't it come into play during "One More Day?"

TV Legends Revealed: Did "Friends" Originally End Without Ross & Rachel Reuniting?

Thu, June 9th, 2016 | Category: TV

We look at the "Friends" finale, "The Last One," to discover whether originally Ross and Rachel didn't get back together.

That Time Professor X Nearly Put the Moves on Jean Grey, Except For That Wheelchair

Tue, June 7th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

In their latest spotlight on plots best wiped clean from continuity, CSBG looks at the time that Professor X had a thing for Jean Grey.

The Secret History of "Captain Marvel"

Mon, June 6th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Film

With Marvel Studios reportedly casting their Carol Danvers, CBR details her rich comic book history and road to becoming Captain Marvel.

That Time Hellboy, Wolverine, Betty and Veronica Met Gen13!

Mon, June 6th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG looks at one of the odder comics of all-time, the "Gen13" issue where they met Hellboy, Archie, Betty, Veronica, Madman and... Wolverine?!

"How Did Typhoid Mary Violate Deadpool?" & More Comic Book Questions Answered

Sun, June 5th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

This week's "Deadpool" referenced a tragic incident between Wade and Typhoid Mary, and CSBG explains what happened the last time, plus more answers.

Was Waid & Garney's "Captain America" Slated to End Before It Even Began?

Sun, June 5th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Find out if Marvel Comics already have Heroes Reborn plans afoot for Steve Rogers before Mark Waid and Ron Garney even took over the title.

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