Brian Cronin

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TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Which "Grey's Anatomy" Actor Was Added to the Pilot With CGI?

Wed, February 3rd, 2016 | Category: TV

We head to Seattle Grace Hospital to learn which original "Grey's Anatomy" cast member was inserted into the pilot through digital effects.

Remember to Forget: DC's "Hero" Who Used his Power to Make Women Strip

Wed, February 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

File this one under "Really Bad Ideas" -- this failed DC superhero once used his powers to force the Legion of Super-Heroes to strip naked for his entertainment.

How Did Namor, Skrulls and Magic Save Iron Fist From Death?

Tue, February 2nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG looks at how Marvel's Iron Fist came back to life in John Byrne's "Namor" after dying in the last issue of "Power Man and Iron Fist."

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Classic TV Character Cameos

Tue, February 2nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's latest spotlight on comic book Easter eggs features comic book cameos from classic TV characters from "Cheers," "I Love Lucy" and more!

"Is Carnage Still the 'Spawn' of Venom or What?" & More Dropped Comic Plots

Sun, January 31st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG sifts through the piles of dropped comic book plots to examine whether Marvel's symbiotes Carnage and Venom are still related.

Let's Forget When Steve Trevor Used Wonder Woman's Lasso to Force Her to Marry Him

Sun, January 31st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's collection of regrettable comic book plots includes the time Steve Trevor tried to force Wonder Woman to tie the knot with her own lasso!

25 "Action Comics" #1 Homages & More Comic Book Cover Galleries

Sat, January 30th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG features a series of themed cover galleries, including their latest, 25 covers homaging DC's iconic "Action Comics" #1 cover.

"Do the X-Men Have a Frozen Lady in the X-Mansion?" & More Unresolved Plots

Sat, January 30th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The unresolved comic book plots archive includes the woman who helped the X-Men against the Brood... and might still be trapped in a freezer.

Was Joe Madureira's Final "Uncanny X-Men" Issue Sabotaged by FedEx?

Sat, January 30th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Was Joe Mad's last issue of "Uncanny X-Men" partially drawn by another artist after some of his art was lost? The legend revealed at last!

"Legion of Super-Heroes Pays Tribute to a Superman Art Legend" & More Meta-Messages

Sat, January 30th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's archive of stories that comment on comic creators includes a heartfelt tribute to a Superman legend in "Legion of Super-Heroes."

The Line It Is Drawn: Celebrating Alan Rickman, Prof. Snape Style

Fri, January 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Film

In honor of the late Alan Rickman, our artists team his on-screen persona of Severus Snape with comic book heroes and villains.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: "Spider-Man vs. Wolverine's" Big Editorial Rewrite

Fri, January 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Was Logan originally meant to beat Spidey in "Spider-Man vs. Wolverine?" And did some of Joe Mad's last "Uncanny X-Men" issue have to be re-drawn?

Was Sam Wilson, Captain America Ever "Snap" Wilson, Street Hustler?

Thu, January 28th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's latest spotlight on notable comic book retcons looks at the long-awaited retcon of Cap's history as "Snap" Wilson, street hustler.

Can You Solve the Math Mystery of "Ultimate Spider-Man" #150?

Thu, January 28th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

In their latest reader-submitted question, CSBG tries to solve the mystery of the seemingly missing 149th issue of "Ultimate Spider-Man."

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Was "Splinter of the Mind's Eye" Nearly a "Star Wars" Sequel?

Wed, January 27th, 2016 | Category: Film

Travel back a long time ago, to the '70s, to learn how the classic "Star Wars" novel "Splinter of the Mind's Eye," was almost the saga's first movie sequel.

Captain America Solves a 5-Year-Old Canadian Murder Mystery

Wed, January 27th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's latest spotlight on long-resolved comic book plots looks at how Captain America resolved an Alpha Flight murder mystery after five years.

POLL: What Did You Think of "The X-Files'" Debut Episodes?

Tue, January 26th, 2016 | Category: TV

Now that "The X-Files" has returned (with monster ratings), we want to know what you thought of the series' debut episodes.

Can Sabretooth Really Best Someone Who Took On Hulk & Wolverine At the Same Time?

Mon, January 25th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

A Wendigo took on both Hulk and Wolverine in the same fight, so how did Sabretooth managed to beat one on his own?

Top Five Captain America/Iron Man Fights and More Top Fives!

Sun, January 24th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's massive top fives library now includes their latest addition, the top five comic book fights between Captain America and Iron Man.

What Lie Did Robert Kirkman Tell to Get Image to Approve "The Walking Dead?"

Sun, January 24th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Learn what the fan-favorite writer had to tell the higher ups at Image Comics to get his massively popular zombie series a green light.

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