Brian Cronin

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Comic Book Legends Revealed: Batman's Shadow-y Origins

Fri, August 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Discover whether Batman's first appearance was a re-written Shadow story! Plus, how close did we get to a Robin Williams Riddler in "Batman Forever?"

The Line It Is Drawn: Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Mash-Ups

Fri, August 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Movie sensations the Guardians of the Galaxy are mashed up with classic movies like "The Godfather," "Some Like it Hot," "When Harry Met Sally" and more!

POLL: Which Variant Cover Theme Has Been Your Favorite in 2014?

Thu, August 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The idea of themed variant covers has been a big one in 2014 -- from LEGO to animals to bombshells, which theme has been your favorite?

Remember to Forget: The Falcon's Past as a Street Hustler

Wed, August 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In the debut of a new feature, CSBG spotlights comic book plots they'd like to see retconned, starting with the Falcon's past as a street hustler.

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Robin Williams' Ad-Libbing Rob "Aladdin" of an Oscar?

Wed, August 13th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Did the late Robin Williams' extensive ad-libbing in "Aladdin" make the Disney film ineligible for the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar?

"Did Squirrel Girl Just Beat Up Thanos?" & More Comic Book Retcons

Sun, August 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of notable comic book retcons, including whether the Great Lake Avenger Squirrel Girl really defeated Thanos singlehandedly.

So What's the Deal with Star-Lord's Origin?

Sat, August 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The leader of the Guardians of the Galaxy has had a few different origins over the year -- CSBG tries to get them all straight for you!

How to Seduce a Woman Using a Grumpy Orange Cat

Sat, August 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Romance comic expert Jacque Nodell stops by CSBG to share a bizarre DC romance comic from the early 1970s.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Is This 'Dirty' Mickey Mouse Milk Ad Real?

Fri, August 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Is a sexually suggestive Mickey Mouse milk ad for real? And did Flash nearly survive DC Comics' "Crisis on Infinite Earths?"

The Line it is Drawn: Comic Book Crossover Battles!

Fri, August 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

This week, the Line pits comic book characters against cross-company rivals! Who's faster? The Flash or My Little Pony's Rainbow Dash? Find out!

POLL: Which "Original Sin" Revelation Do You Find Most Interesting?

Thu, August 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Of the revelations we've seen so far during Marvel's "Original Sin" event, which one has you most interested to see where it leads?

The "My Little Pony"/"Quantum Leap" Crossover You Never Knew You Needed!

Thu, August 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In their latest spotlight on awesomely odd comics, CSBG looks at a recent, subtle crossover between "Quantum Leap" and... "My Little Pony?!?!"

TV Legends Revealed: Did "Miami Vice" Really Begin as "MTV Cops?"

Wed, August 6th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

This week, we don our pastels to learn whether the hit 1980s drama really originated as a two-word network memo stating simply "MTV Cops."

Howard the Duck Legends Revealed

Wed, August 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

With the Master of Quack Fu experiencing a sudden surge in popularity, it's the perfect time to dig into CSBG's archive of Howard the Duck legends!

Who Are All Those Characters in "Guardians of the Galaxy?"

Mon, August 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG presents a rundown on the somewhat obscure heroes & villains in Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy," and their first comic appearances.

Celebrate Batman's 75th Anniversary with CSBG!

Sun, August 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has been celebrating Batman's 75th anniversary with his greatest covers, allies and foes, creators & stories. View the complete collection!

The 75 Greatest Batman Stories of All-Time Master List

Fri, August 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Here are the complete results of what you, the fans, chose as the 75 Greatest Batman Stories of all-time!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Why Did Todd McFarlane Leave Marvel?

Fri, August 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Discover the surprising comic book panel that drove Todd McFarlane from Marvel! Plus, learn the bizarre way "Blondie" was launched back in 1930!

The Line it is Drawn #200: Brand-New Super Teams!

Fri, August 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The Line it is Drawn celebrates its 200th edition with a collection of shocking new superhero (and supervillain) teams!

POLL: Which Of Marvel's SDCC-Announced New Series Are You Most Looking Forward To?

Thu, July 31st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics made a number of big announcements at Comic-Con International -- which of its upcoming new series has you most excited?

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