Brian Cronin

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11 Superheroes Who Turned Down Avengers Membership

Thu, April 21st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG looks at the times eleven different Marvel Comics superheroes turned down Avengers membership, from Spider-Man to... the Black Cat?!

Why Did Spider-Man Skip Out on the Final Battle Against Onslaught?

Wed, April 20th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

In a new feature on inexplicable plot points, CSBG examines how Spider-Man missed the final battle against Onslaught in the middle of Central Park.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Was Supergirl Nearly Superman's Love Interest in "Superman III"?

Wed, April 20th, 2016 | Category: Film

Learn whether Superman and Supergirl were going to be "kissing cousins" in the original treatment for "Superman III."

Tony Stark Created an A.I. That Took Over the World... in 1968?!

Tue, April 19th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Some comic book moments look amusing in hindsight, and CSBG revisits when Tony Stark created a rogue A.I. that conquered the world... before Ultron.

Did DC Comics Almost Change Its Name to Dynamic Comics in the '80s?

Sun, April 17th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Learn the true story behind Roy Thomas and Marv Wolfman's attempts to change the name of DC into something more action-packed.

"Did Professor X Brainwash Wolverine Into Joining the X-Men?" & More Famous Retcons

Sun, April 17th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of notable comic book retcons, like whether Wolverine was actually brainwashed by Professor X into joining the X-Men!

"Who Freed the Venom Symbiote Way Back When?" & More Comic Book Mysteries

Sat, April 16th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has an archive of mysteries that took years to resolve, like who freed the symbiote when Spider-Man gave it to the Fantastic Four to keep safe.

Mark Millar's "Swamp Thing" Run & More Comics You Should Own!

Sat, April 16th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Check out CSBG's full list of the greatest comic book series every fan should read, including their latest Mark Millar's "Swamp Thing" run.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did DC Invent the "What If...?" Comic

Fri, April 15th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Did Batman have a What If...? comic a decade before Marvel? And did DC Comics almost change their name to Dynamic Comics?

The Line It Is Drawn: DC Comics' "Forgotten" Rebirth Titles

Fri, April 15th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The Line shares some ideas DC missed for its Rebirth titles, including series starring Bat-Cow, Angel and Ape and Lady Cop!

Spider-Man Gets Paid How Much for Photographs of Spider-Man?

Fri, April 15th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG marvels at the astonishing amount of money Peter Parker was initially paid to take photographs of Spider-Man.

Vision's Top 5 Fashion Statements

Fri, April 15th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel's synthezoid Avenger is more than one of the most powerful beings on the planet -- he's also a bona fide fashionista!

POLL: Which of Gerard Way & DC Comics' Young Animal Titles Has You Most Excited?

Thu, April 14th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Which Young Animal series are you most looking forward to adding to your pull list?

Didn't Galactus Vow to Never Attack Earth Again?

Wed, April 13th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG refreshes our memory about Galactus' first appearance and how he vowed to never attack Earth again after that. But he did, so what happened?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: What Major "Big Bang" Plot Twist Was a Last-Minute Addition?

Wed, April 13th, 2016 | Category: TV

Discover which major "Big Bang Theory" plot development this season was only settled upon the night before the episode began filming.

That Time Batman and Superman Tortured…Batman and Superman?

Wed, April 13th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

In the latest spotlight on outlandish endings to comic book plots, CSBG looks at the time Batman and Superman tortured...Batman and Superman!

POLL: What Did You Think Of The First "Doctor Strange" Teaser Trailer?

Wed, April 13th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Film

What did you think of the first glimpse of Benedict Cumberbatch's journey to becoming the Marvel cinematic Universe's Sorcerer Supreme?

Top Five Justice League Battles and More Top Five Lists

Sun, April 10th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Check out CSBG's complete Top Five countdown library, like the latest, the five best comic book battles in Justice League history!

Did 1997's "Batman and Robin" Almost Lead to a "Nightwing" Spinoff Film?

Sun, April 10th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Film

Did "Batman and Robin" pave the way for a Chris O'Donnell-starring "Nightwing" solo film... or stop it dead in its tracks? Find out!

12 Classic Superhero Designs and More Comic Book History

Sun, April 10th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's archive includes original designs for some of the most famous comic characters of all-time, like Wolverine, Wonder Woman & Captain America.

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