Brian Cronin

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"The Mystery of Stan Lee & 'Amazing Spider-Man' #200" & More Comic Book Questions Answered!

Sat, January 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG regularly answers reader inquiries, including their latest question -- a mystery involving Stan Lee and "Amazing Spider-Man" #200!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Let a College Name its Mascot "Spidey"?

Fri, January 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In this all Spider-Man edition of CBLR, did Marvel allow a University to name its mascot "Spidey"?

The Line It Is Drawn: Star Wars Team-Ups, Mash-Ups & New Line Artists!

Fri, January 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The Line welcomes six new artists drawing your suggestions for Star Wars characters mashed and teamed up with comic book characters!

Comic Creators' Choice: Jeff Lemire Recommends...

Thu, January 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In the debut of a new feature where top comic creators recommend books, CSBG asked Jeff Lemire for his choice -- and he picked an Eisner Award-winner.

Stan Lee's Marvel Comics Cameos

Wed, January 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

You've seen Stan Lee's Marvel film cameos, and now CSBG collects nearly two dozen cameos by Lee in Marvel Comics!

TV Legends Revealed: What Famous Guest Wouldn’t Let "The Simpsons" Make Fun of Him?

Wed, January 7th, 2015 | Category: TV/Film

Discover which celebrity wouldn't initially appear on "The Simpsons" because they made fun of him in the script.

Buried Treasure: Captain America's "Real" Silver Age Debut

Mon, January 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Before a frozen Captain America was discovered frozen by the Avengers, he fought Johnny Storm! Or did he? Check out Cap's "real" Marvel Silver Age debut!

"Why Reed Richards Supported the Superhero Registration Act" & More Comic Book Retcons

Sun, January 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has an archive of notable comic book retcons, like the explanation for why Reed supported the Superhero Registration Act during "Civil War."

"Marvel Characters Visiting the Actual Marvel Offices" & More Common Comic Plots

Sat, January 3rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of recurring comic book plots, like Marvel characters frequently visiting the actual Marvel Comics offices.

What is Your Favorite Comic Book?

Fri, January 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In CSBG's 31 Days of Comics, every day they ask readers to name a specific type of comic. The first one is "What is your FAVORITE comic?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Superman, Einstein and Asimov

Fri, January 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Did Superman really spark a disagreement between Albert Einstein and Isaac Asimov! Plus, what came first - the Supermobile toy or comic?

The Line It Is Drawn: Flash Team-Ups

Fri, January 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The Line celebrates the scarlet speedster's 75th Anniversary with special Flash team-ups!

Movie Legends Revealed: Did the Ghostbusters Originally Travel Through Time?

Wed, December 31st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

We close out the 30th anniversary of "Ghostbusters" by examining Dan Aykroyd’s surprising original vision for the film.

CSBG's Year of the Artist Finishes with a Joe Kubert Spotlight

Wed, December 31st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Every day this year, CSBG has examined the evolution of the greatest comic book artists of all-time - now, it's the grand finale!

POLL: What Was the Best Comic Book Event of 2014

Wed, December 31st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Of all the major comic event storylines that kicked off and/or wrapped up in 2014, which one was your favorite?

Wait - Black Widow Had the Hots for Captain America?

Wed, December 31st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Remember the time Black Widow started crushing on Captain America? Apparently, neither does she!

Abandoned Love: So What Color is Beast Boy Exactly?

Tue, December 30th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In the latest edition of CSBG's spotlight on abandoned comic book plots, we take a look at Beast Boy's changing color in the new 52.

POLL: What Was the Best Comic Book-Based TV Show of 2014?

Tue, December 30th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

2014 featured a full half-dozen television series based on comics, and now it's time to find out - which of them was the best?

POLL: What Was the Best Comic Book-Based Movie in 2014?

Mon, December 29th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

With 2014 almost in the books, what is your pick for the best comic book-based movie of the year?

Less Than a Week Left to Vote for the New Line It Is Drawn Artists

Sun, December 28th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Over sixty comic book artists are trying out to join the Line it is Drawn, and you can pick two of them! See their work and make your picks!

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