Brian Cronin

Staff Writer

Articles By Brian Cronin

Showing results 22-41 of 1013

POLL: Are You Excited For Bendis & Pichelli's Miles Morales-Starring "Spider-Man?"

Mon, June 22nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Are you looking forward to seeing how Miles Morales fits into the Marvel Universe when Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli launch "Spider-Man?"

"Sure, the Avengers Are Tough, but Not as Tough as One Punch From Spider-Man!"

Sun, June 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In CSBG's latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, see how Spidey easily takes down a villain who singlehandedly defeated the entire Avengers!

Was Brian Michael Bendis Supposed to Draw "Kabuki" for David Mack?

Sun, June 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

When Mack first started working on Kabuki, now-known for its mixed media mastery, did he really intend for to only write and have Bendis draw it?

"When Did Batman First Become a Billionaire?" Plus More Comic Book Firsts

Sun, June 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG is always looking for notable comic book firsts. Check them all out, like the first time Bruce Wayne was referred to as a a billionaire!

"So the Beyonder is a Cosmic Cube? An Inhuman? Or...?" & More Comic Retcons

Sat, June 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of notable comic book retcons, like the various revelations of the Beyonder's origins over the years.

"The Punisher Meets Archie" and More of the Strangest Comics of All-Time

Sat, June 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Check out CSBG's archive of the strangest (but most fun) comic books of all-time, like the time the Punisher teamed-up with Archie Andrews!

Make Sure to Vote for the Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told!

Fri, June 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG is still collecting votes for your picks for the greatest Joker comic book stories of all-time. Be sure to vote before it's too late!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Marvel's Problem With Wolverine Killing

Fri, June 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Did Marvel keep Wolverine from being a killer, and squelch plans for a trans superhero in the '80s? And was Brian Bendis going to be the artist on David Mack's "Kabuki?"

The Line It Is Drawn: Disney-fied Comic Characters

Fri, June 19th, 2015 | Category: TV, Comic Books, Film

This week, our artists drew famous comic characters as if they were starring in their own Disney cartoons!

I Love Ya But You're Strange: That Time the Punisher Became a Frankenstein Monster

Fri, June 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's shines its strange comic book stories spotlight on the time Frank Castle became a Frankenstein-esque monster!

The Five Best Daredevil/Punisher Fights

Wed, June 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG counts down the best Daredevil/Punisher fights from the comics before the characters square off on TV in "Daredevil" Season Two.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: How Did Harrison Ford And George Lucas Meet?

Wed, June 17th, 2015 | Category: Film

This week we get to the bottom of one of the most prolific "Star Wars" legends: whether Harrison Ford first met George Lucas while doing carpentry work for him.

Heavy Metal Makes History with All-Mexican Creators Edition

Wed, June 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Heavy Metal's" newest installment features solely Mexican comic creators, and CSBG spoke with one of them, Axel Medellin, about the historic issue.

Vote for the Greatest Joker Stories of All-Time

Mon, June 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the perhaps the greatest supervillain ever as CSBG counts down your picks for the 75 greatest Joker stories.

The DC Universe - Where Women's Moods Are Controlled by Diet Soda

Sun, June 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In their latest examination of bad comic plots, CSBG examines the time Dr. Light and Power Girl's aggressive attitudes were caused by... diet soda?!

"Mister Fantastic Disses Heroes Reborn" and More Meta-Messages

Sun, June 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

When creators take pot shots at each other, CSBG collects them, like Mr. Fantastic insulting "Heroes Reborn" in the FF's first Marvel U return.

"The Punisher is a Supernatural Angel of Vengeance Now?" & More Stories Best Forgotten

Sat, June 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of comic book stories that are best left forgotten, like the Punisher's time as a supernatural angel of vengeance.

Did Steve Englehart Want Quicksilver to Stay Evil?

Sat, June 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

See how Marvel Comics re-scripted a story with Quicksilver portrayed as a villain in it to make him a hero again -- or did they?

How Exactly Did Spider-Man Get Organic Webshooters?

Sat, June 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's latest spotlight on plot points lifted from outside media shows how Marvel brought Sam Raimi's organic webshooters from films to comics.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Jean Grey Almost Survive the "Dark Phoenix Saga"?

Fri, June 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Was Jean Grey set to survive the "Dark Phoenix Saga" even after the original ending was scrapped? And what was the deal with Hulk losing a fight to a snake?

FirstPreviousNextLast