Brian Cronin

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Was Waid & Garney's "Captain America" Slated to End Before It Even Began?

Sun, June 5th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Find out if Marvel Comics already have Heroes Reborn plans afoot for Steve Rogers before Mark Waid and Ron Garney even took over the title.

Why Would Doctor Manhattan Alter the DC Universe?

Sun, June 5th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

We examine the god-like being from "Watchmen," and search for clues to why he might tinker with the fabric of the DC Universe.

"Hellboy: The Crooked Man" is One of the Scariest Comics of All-Time

Sun, June 5th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG celebrates the end of Mike Mignola's "Hellboy" tenure by reexamining one of the scariest Hellboy comics Mignola ever wrote!

"What Was the Secret Reason Behind the X-Men Mutant Massacre?" & More Long-Resolved Plots

Sun, June 5th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Why did Mister Sinister want the Marauders to slaughter the Morlocks? CSBG has the answer, plus more slow-to-resolve stories in the archive

"That Time Cyclops Ditched His Wife & Newborn for His Ex" and More Moments Best Forgotten

Sat, June 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of stories we wish we could forget, like Cyclops ditching his wife and newborn son as soon as his ex-girlfriend returned.

Great Hellboy Moments: Hellboy Meets His Maker

Sat, June 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG pays tribute to the end of Mike Mignola's "Hellboy" by going back to the beginning when Hellboy met the villain who brought him to Earth.

"Deadpool Saved The World By Kicking Captain America in the Groin" & More Cool Moments

Sat, June 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a massive library of awesomely cool comic book moments, like when Deadpool saved the world by kicking Captain America right in the groin.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Wertham Really Claim Batman & Robin Were Gay?

Fri, June 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Did Fredric Wertham really believe Batman and Robin were gay? And did Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross try to take over Iron Man before they did "Marvels?"

The Line it is Drawn: TV Superhero Team-Ups!

Fri, June 3rd, 2016 | Category: TV, Comic Books

Adam West's Batman heads to "Gotham," George Reeves' Superman and Melissa Benoist's Supergirl arm wrestle, and much more!

How to Pronounce the Name of Thor's Hammer & Other Tricky Comic Pronunciations

Thu, June 2nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG lets you know how to pronounce the name of Thor's hammer and other tricky comic book pronunciations, like Ka-Zar, Darkseid, Namor and more!

Why Did X-Men's Psylocke and Jean Grey Switch Powers?

Wed, June 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

In their latest spotlight on unresolved comic book plots, CSBG looks at the unsolved mystery of how Psylocke and Jean Grey switched powers.

Movie Legends Revealed: Which Major Avengers Villain Can't Be Used in Marvel's Movies?

Wed, June 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Film

This week, we look into the confusing nature of movie rights to learn which classic Avengers villain is off-limits for future "Avengers" films.

POLL: What Did You Think About "X-Men: Apocalypse"?

Tue, May 31st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Film

How much did you enjoy director Bryan Singer's latest foray into the X-Men's cinematic universe?

Cool Moments in X-Men History: Magneto Tears Apocalypse a New One

Mon, May 30th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG spotlights a great moment in X-Men history, as Magneto and Apocalypse have one final battle during the "Age of Apocalypse."

Top Five X-Men Characters Retroactively Empowered by Apocalypse

Mon, May 30th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Apocalypse is everywhere, and CSBG looks at the top five times Apocalypse was revealed to have retroactively given X-Men characters their powers.

What's the Deal With [SPOILER] in "X-Men: Apocalypse's" Post-Credits Scene?

Mon, May 30th, 2016 | Category: Film

CBR delves into the twisted history of the Marvel Comics character alluded to in the post-credits sequence of the "X-Men" sequel.

Top Five "Age of Apocalypse" Characters & More Top Five Lists

Sun, May 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG massive library of top five lists includes a look at the top five characters from the classic X-Men crossover, "Age of Apocalypse!"

Psylocke's X-Men Story Contains Telepathy, Telekinesis and a Very Confusing Body-Swap

Sun, May 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Following her role as one of the Four Horsemen in "X-Men: Apocalypse," revisit the strange path the character took through Marvel's comics.

Was X-Men's Banshee Supposed to Be a Woman and Stan Lee Said No?

Sun, May 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Banshees are women in Irish mythology, but the X-Men character is a man. What gives, and what does Stan Lee have to do with the decision?

"Remember When Psylocke Had Magic Ninja Powers?" & More Abandoned Stories

Sun, May 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG examines comic book plots that were dropped by later writers, like how Psylocke eventually lost her magic Crimson Dawn-era powers.

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