Brian Cronin

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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."

Movie Legends Revealed: Does Marvel Not Own the Film Rights to the Hulk?

Wed, July 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Film

This week, prepare to learn about the complicated world of film rights when we delve into whether Marvel owns the right to make a "Hulk" movie.

Why Weren't the X-Men in 'Infinity Gauntlet?'" & More Comic Book Questions Answered

Wed, July 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of answers to reader-submitted questions, like their latest, just why exactly weren't the X-Men in "Infinity Gauntlet?"

The Sad Death of the Hobgoblin

Tue, July 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In their latest look at "bad" comic fights, CSBG revisits the disappointing death of Spidey foe Hobgoblin, which was thankfully later retconned.

"Did Justice League HQ Just Get Destroyed AGAIN?" & More Comic Book Cliches

Sun, July 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG collects plots writers go to over and over, and the latest looks at just how many times the Justice League's headquarters has been destroyed.

"When Did Wonder Woman First Fly?" and More Comic Book Firsts

Sun, July 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has an archive of notable comic book firsts, including their latest: When did Wonder Woman first gain the ability to fly?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Miller Vs. Janson on "Dark Knight Returns"?

Fri, July 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Did Frank Miller really have an issue with Klaus Janson's inks when the two were working together on "Dark Knight Returns?"

The Line It Is Drawn: Modern Day Superhero Hostess Comic Book Ads

Fri, July 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

This week, we present some modern day superhero Hostess ads. From Sin City to Harley Quinn to Spider-Gwen, everyone loves that fruit filling!

The Top Five Most Awkward Aunt May Moments, Ever

Fri, July 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Celebrate Aunt May's impending film return with a spotlight on the most awkward interactions she's ever had with her nephew, Peter Parker!

Remember That Time Aunt May Was a Herald of Galactus?

Thu, July 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With Aunt May cast in the new "Spider-Man" film, CSBG revisits her strangest story ever -- not a dream, not a hoax -- when May was the herald of Galactus!

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Was Mr. Smithers On "The Simpsons" Originally Black And Married?

Wed, July 8th, 2015 | Category: TV

As Harry Shearer returns to "The Simpsons," we spotlight a legend involving one of the characters he plays: Was Mr. Smithers originally black, and married with children?

The Top Five Times Peter Parker Decided He was "Spider-Man... No More!"

Wed, July 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG counts down the top five times Peter Parker decided to hang up the webs and call it a day on his vigilante career as Spider-Man.

Remembering the First Time Commissioner Gordon Became Batman

Tue, July 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In their latest spotlight on old comic book plots that look hilarious in hindsight, CSBG looks at the first time Jim Gordon became Batman!

The Original All-New, All-Different X-Men Designs & More Comic Book History

Sun, July 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG collects interesting pieces of comic book history, like the latest, Dave Cockrum & John Romita's designs for the All-New, All-Different X-Men.

Did Walter Simonson Know Velociraptors Had Feathers Before Scientists?

Sun, July 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Is it really possible Walt Simonson's "Fantastic Four" #345, which came out in 1990, beat scientists to a discovery by nearly 20 years?

Doctor Doom Really Should Have Just Given Luke Cage His Money

Sun, July 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In CSBG's latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, learn what happened when Luke Cage tried to get back money owed to him by Dr. Doom.

Come See Batman Visit All 50 States!

Sat, July 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In honor of Independence Day in the United States, CSBG spotlights Batman's visits to every state in the Union!

"The Wasp Is Now a Horrifically Mutated Creature?" & More Dropped Comic Book Plots

Sat, July 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of notable dropped comic book plots, such as the Wasp's short-lived time as a mutated, wasp-like creature.

What is the Origin Behind the Not-So-Amazing Spider-Mobile?

Fri, July 3rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Discover the strange origin behind the not-so-Amazing Spider-Mobile! Plus, legends involving dinosaurs, Walter Simonson and Wonder Comics!

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