Brian Cronin

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POLL: Do You Want to See a "Fantastic Four" and "X-Men" Crossover Film?

Fri, July 24th, 2015 | Category: Film

Do Bryan Singer's recent comments have you more hopeful than ever about seeing two of Marvel's biggest teams meet on screen?

The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told: 45-36

Fri, July 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's countdown of the all-time best Joker stories (according to your votes) hits the top 40, with stories by Alex Ross, Jim Lee and John Byrne!

Abandoned Love: The Death & Life of Cassie Lang, Ant-Man's Daughter

Thu, July 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

After looking at how Scott Lang's death was overturned, CSBG now looks at how the same thing happened to his daughter.

The Greatest Joker Stories Countdown Hits the Top 50!

Thu, July 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG continues to count down your picks for the greatest Joker stories of all-time, with the list now entering the Top 50!

Abandoned Love: The Death of Scott Lang, Ant-Man

Wed, July 22nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In their latest spotlight on overturned comic book plots, CSBG looks at how Scott Lang was brought back after his death in "Avengers Disassembled."

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: The One Where We Learn Which "Friends" Character Nearly Had A Baby

Wed, July 22nd, 2015 | Category: TV

Discover which surprising "Friends" character nearly had a baby, and why the sitcom's producers changed their minds.

The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told: #65-56

Wed, July 22nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG continues the countdown of your all-time favorite Joker stories, featuring the work of Paul Dini, Denny O'Neil and Bill Finger!

The Countdown Begins for the 75 Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told!

Tue, July 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

You voted, and now CSBG begins the countdown of your picks for the 75 greatest Joker comic book stories ever told!

POLL: What Did You Think of Marvel Studios' "Ant-Man"?

Mon, July 20th, 2015 | Category: Film

With Paul Rudd now officially a superhero, we want to know - what did you think of the final part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Phase Two?

Batman, Government Black Ops & More: Why You Should Own DC's "Suicide Squad"

Mon, July 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Film

CSBG spotlights John Ostrander's classic "Suicide Squad" run, explaining why the movie's inspiration is a "must own" series.

"The Avengers Can't Stop Them, But Ant-Man & the Wasp Can!"

Sun, July 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG spotlights Scott Lang's unlikeliest Ant-Man victory, when he and Wasp beat Absorbing Man, who routinely takes on the whole of the Avengers.

Did an Animator Self-Publish a Comic to Keep His Creation Safe from Hanna-Barbera?

Sun, July 19th, 2015 | Category: TV, Comic Books

Learn how veteran animator Warren Greenwood pitched his Space Dog to his bosses -- and then retroactively protected his creation from theft.

"Hank Pym's Dead Wife is Alive! No, Never Mind" & More Comic Book Retcons

Sun, July 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of famous comic book retcons, including the brief return of Hank Pym's dead first wife in the pages of "West Coast Avengers."

"What Marvel Villain Got His Name From a Dirty Limerick?" & More Obscure References

Sat, July 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has an archive of obscure pop culture references in comics, including the bawdy origin of a Stan Lee/Jack Kirby Silver Age super villain.

The Wasp Unfairly Stung in Classic Avengers Fight

Sat, July 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

One "Avengers Annual" keeps popping up in CSBG's spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, and now it makes another appearance for Wasp vs. her her ex.

The Truth Behind Hank Pym & the Wasp's Domestic Abuse Story

Fri, July 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Hank Pym is forever haunted by the time he struck his wife, Janet Van Dyne, but in this classic edition of CBLR, discover if it was actually supposed to happen.

COMIC BOOK LEGENDS REVEALED: Was Wolverine Nearly an Ex- X-Man?

Fri, July 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Was Wolverine about to be written out of the X-Men when John Byrne took over? Did Walter Simonson create his "Surtur Saga" ten years before writing "Thor"?

The Line It Is Drawn: Unlikely Marvel Movies

Fri, July 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Film

With "Ant-Man" in theaters, we can't say these will never happen. Uur artists drew some of your ideas for unlikely Marvel Movies.

Ten Goofiest Moments in the First Ten Ant-Man Comics

Thu, July 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With Marvel Studios' "Ant-Man" arriving tomorrow, CSBG spotlights the goofiest moments from the first ten comics featuring Ant-Man.

When Did Uncle Ben First Say "With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility?"

Thu, July 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Discover the surprising place where we first heard Uncle Ben tell Peter Parker that "with great power there must also come great responsibility."

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