Brian Cronin

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"How Scarlet Witch & Vision's Lives Were Ruined" and More Notable Comic Book Retcons

Sat, May 14th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG massive library retcons includes the shocking, convoluted way Immortus ruined the Vision and Scarlet Witch's lives for his own goals.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did "Spider-Verse" Really Feature Every Spider-Man?

Fri, May 13th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Did Spider-Verse really have an appearance from every Spider-Man iteration? And who was the Red Hood in Dan Slott and Ty Templeton's "Batman Adventures?"

The Line It Is Drawn: Superheroes Fighting Superheroes!!

Fri, May 13th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Film

This week, "Civil War" leaks into The Line, with our artists depicting superheroes... fighting other superheroes!

What the Heck Happened to Blade’s Missing Hand?

Fri, May 13th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Remember the time Marvel's resident vampire hunter lost a hand? So why does he have two hands, now?

The Secret Villain Behind "Civil War"

Thu, May 12th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG reveals the mysterious villain who helped orchestrate the events that led to Marvel's first "Civil War."

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: What Dark Secret Did Inara's Syringe Hold on "Firefly"?

Thu, May 12th, 2016 | Category: TV

Discover the dark storyline Joss Whedon had planned for Inara involving the mysterious syringe from the first episode of "Firefly."

That Time Captain America Had to Dress Like an Old Lady to Stop the Nazis

Wed, May 11th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Remember the time Captain America had to dress like an old lady to sneak into Germany to stop a Nazi plot?

Iron Man's Hidden Reason for Supporting "Civil War's" Superhuman Registration

Tue, May 10th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG looks at the (almost) hidden reason why Tony Stark/Iron Man supported the Superhuman Registration Act during Marvel's "Civil War."

"That Time Marvel Compared Japanese Internment to Spider-Man's Secret ID" & More Bad Ideas

Sun, May 8th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's archive of bad comic book ideas includes the "Civil War" story that compared Japanese internment camps during WWII to Spider-Man.

Was Captain America Nemesis the Red Skull Inspired by an Ice Cream Sundae?

Sun, May 8th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Joe Simon's great eye for design was once tested by... a delicious frozen treat?! Learn the bizarre origin of Captain America's greatest foe.

Top Five Biggest Continuity Conflicts in "Civil War" and More Top Five Lists

Sun, May 8th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's library of top five lists includes a look at the biggest continuity conflicts during "Civil War," like if registered heroes work for SHIELD.

Captain America & Iron Man Legends Revealed!

Sat, May 7th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

To commemorate "Captain America: Civil War," CSBG spotlights past legends about the two men at the center of "Civil War" -- Cap and Iron Man!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Were Cap & Iron Man Originally on Opposite Sides in "Civil War?"

Fri, May 6th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

In honor of "Captain America: Civil War," learn whether Captain America and Iron Man were supposed to face off during Marvel's first "Civil War!"

The Line it is Drawn: Classic DC Comics Cover Homages

Fri, May 6th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

This week, the Line artists draw homages of classic DC Comics covers, plus a bonus homage to Brian Bolland's classic "Killing Joke" Joker!

Top Five Captain America/Iron Man Fights

Fri, May 6th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

With Marvel's "Captain America: Civil War" now in theaters, CSBG revisits the top five comic book fights between Captain America and Iron Man.

When Did Captain America's Shield Become Indestructible?

Thu, May 5th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Believe it or not, for decades Captain America's shield wasn't indestructible. Find out when it finally became that way!

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did Doc Ock and Mary Jane Nearly Date in "Spider-Man 2"?

Wed, May 4th, 2016 | Category: Film

Discover whether there was almost a love triangle in "Spider-Man 2" involving Peter Parker, Mary Jane Watson and ... Doctor Octopus.

Celebrate Star Wars Day With These Comic Book Easter Eggs!

Wed, May 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Film

Unexpected guest star cameos, unofficial crossovers and more "Star Wars"-themed comic book homages!

The Entire DC Universe Is At Risk! Eight Heroes Should Be Enough -- Right?

Wed, May 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Why did the New Gods' Highfather select just eight superheroes to protect the entire DC Universe in "Cosmic Odyssey?"

POLL: Which DC Comics Rebirth Costume Redesign Is Your Favorite?

Tue, May 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Batman. Wonder Woman. Superman. Harley Quinn. Which of DC's recently revealed Rebirth redesigns do you like best?

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