Brian Cronin

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"Chris Claremont Meets the X-Men" And More Comic Book Easter Eggs

Sat, March 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Comic books are filled with in-jokes and easter eggs. Including a bunch of times that X-Men legend Chris Claremont made cameos in X-Men comics!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: What is the Secret Origin of the Super-Mullet?

Fri, March 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Did the Man of Steel's Super-Mullet owe its origins to the "Lois and Clark" TV series? And what is the real original Batmobile?!

The Line It Is Drawn: Light the Lights for Muppet Mash-Up Week!

Fri, March 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

It's the most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, Muppetational Muppet Mash-Ups ever! Miss Piggy as Zatanna, Fozzie's Killer Joke and more!

Remember That Time Riddler Tricked Batman Into Slicing a Baby’s Throat Open?

Fri, March 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In its latest spotlight on strange comic stories, CSBG examines the time the Riddler tricked Batman into giving a baby a tracheotomy.

That Time Supergirl Overheard the Entire DC Universe

Thu, March 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

After spotlighting Superman overhearing the whole DCU, we see Supergirl's out-of-control powers force her to eavesdrop on other New 52 #1s!

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: How Did Harrison Ford Accidentally Audition For "Star Wars"?

Wed, March 11th, 2015 | Category: TV, Film

Discover how Harrison Ford found himself auditioning for the role of his lifetime as Han Solo in "Star Wars."

Howard the Duck Legends Revealed Celebrates Marvel's Main Mallard

Wed, March 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Celebrate Howard the Duck's new series with our comic book legends related to the Master of Quack-Fu, like how he had to wear pants due to a lawsuit from Disney!

Comic Book Cliches: Smashing Jason Todd's Batcave Memorial

Tue, March 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In their latest look at comic book cliches, CSBG spotlights the numerous times the memorial to fallen Robin Jason Todd in the Batcave was destroyed.

Did the Success of "Secret Wars" Lead to the Punisher's First Series?

Sun, March 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

After debuting in 1973, it took the Punisher 12 years to finally headline his own series. And the original "Secret Wars" is to blame.

"Did Carol Danvers Just Give Birth To Her Own Rapist?" & More Bad Comic Ideas

Sun, March 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Check out CSBG's archive of bad comic book ideas, including the infamous "Avengers" storyline where Ms. Marvel gives birth to her own rapist.

Comic Creators' Choice: David Lopez Recommends...

Sat, March 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In the latest in CSBG's creator recommendation series, "Captain Marvel" artist David Lopez recommends a new Image graphic novel from Ken Niimura.

Help the Hatchers

Sat, March 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG columnist Greg Hatcher and his wife are going through some tough times. Find out how you can help while also winning prizes for doing so!

"X-Men Saying 'I Got Better'" and More Comic Book Cliches

Sat, March 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of comic book cliches, like the famous exclamation by resurrected mutants when people ask if they were dead.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Alex Ross Pitch a "Batman Junior" Series?

Fri, March 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

This week, learn of a never-published Alex Ross series starring Bat-Boy! Plus, legends involving Green Lantern, the Punisher and "Secret Wars!"

The Line It Is Drawn: Live Long and Prosper - A Tribute to Mr. Spock

Fri, March 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Our artists pay tribute to the late Leonard Nimoy with a series of Spock mash-ups, like Spock/Deadpool, Spock/Mork and, of course, Spock/SpOck

That Time Daredevil Defeated Ultron... with a Stick?

Thu, March 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With the new "Age of Ultron" trailer making Ultron look quite formidable, CSBG takes him down a peg, remembering the time he was felled by Daredevil -- and a stick.

TV Legends Revealed: Spock Was Originally Supposed to Have Red Skin

Thu, March 5th, 2015 | Category: TV, Film

In honor of the late Leonard Nimoy, follow along with the strange journey of Spock's skin-color design on "Star Trek."

Did an Alabama Printer Refuse to Print a Luke Cage/Jessica Jones Sex Scene?

Wed, March 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With Mike Colter revealing Netflix's "Luke Cage" series will be "adult oriented," CSBG revisits a comic book legend about a controversial "Alias" issue.

Vote for the 50 Greatest Female Comic Book Writers & Artists!

Mon, March 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In honor of Women's History Month, CSBG is asking for you to vote for your all-time favorite female comic book writers and artists.

She Has No Head: Celebrating Women in Comics

Sun, March 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In preparation for CSBG's next comic book poll, check out Kelly Thompson's massive list of female comic book writers and artists.

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