Brian Cronin

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Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Story Behind Psylocke's Race Change

Fri, August 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

This week, we take a look at the mysterious origins of Psylocke's transformation from white Brit to Asian assassin. Plus, the creation of Devil Dinosaur!

The Line It Is Drawn: Superheroes Versus Famous Wrestlers!

Fri, August 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In honor of the late Rowdy Roddy Piper, our artists drew superheroes taking on famous wrestlers, like Hercules and Piper in a "Skirt Skirmish!"

That Time Archangel Had Sex With a Teenager. In the Sky. Above Her Mom

Fri, August 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In CSBG's latest look at plots best ignored, we visit at the time the X-Man Archangel had sex with one of his teenaged teammates while flying above her mom.

Did the X-Men's Psylocke and Cyclops Nearly Have an Affair?

Fri, August 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG revisits whether Marvel squelched an X-Men storyline where Psylocke and Cyclops were going to have an affair.

Nine Times Doctor Doom Cheated Death Itself

Wed, August 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Cats are said to have nine lives. Well, Doctor Doom certainly does! CSBG shares nine times the not-so-good Doctor escaped seemingly certain death!

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did Disney Nearly Cancel "Toy Story" Entirely?

Wed, August 12th, 2015 | Category: Film

Discover just how close "Toy Story" came to being shut down by Disney, and the odd reason for the studio's problems with the script.

When Did John Constantine and Green Arrow First Meet?

Wed, August 12th, 2015 | Category: TV, Comic Books

Following the announcement that Constantine will appear on "Arrow" next season, CSBG spotlights the first comic book meeting between the two characters.

When Did the X-Men Supplant the Fantastic Four as Marvel’s Flagship Team?

Tue, August 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

At one point, "Fantastic Four" was Marvel's most important series - so, when did the X-Men take over that position?

LOOK: Comic Book Cover Homages to Music Album Art

Mon, August 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CBR looks at more than three dozen album cover homages, featuring the work of Rob Liefeld, Jamie McKelvie, Chris Bachalo and more.

"Did Sue Storm Meet Reed Richards When She Was 12?" & More Famous Retcons

Sun, August 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Was Sue just 12 she first met Reed? Not if modern day Marvel has their say about it, plus many more notable comic book retcons.

Did Byrne's "Fantastic Four" Run Get Interrupted by a Fill-In... for No Good Reason?

Sun, August 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Learn whether or not the practice of creating inventory issues to help keep a book on schedule led to a strange story in John Byrne's "FF" run.

Fantastic Four Legends Revealed!

Sat, August 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG is celebrating the new "Fantastic Four" movie with a collection of classic Comic Book Legends about Marvel's first family.

"Famous Fantastic Four Firsts!" Plus More Notable Comic Book Firsts

Sat, August 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of notable comic book debuts, including a spotlight on famous Fantastic Four firsts, like the debut of their costumes.

How Many Times Was Invisible Girl Held Hostage in the first 50 Issues of "Fantastic Four?"

Fri, August 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

It's not easy being a superhero when you keep getting taken hostage. Just ask Sue, who kept getting taken hostage in the beginning of her career.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Fantastic Four Incest Story & Jean Grey's Revamped Return

Fri, August 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Was an FF comic pitched with the Invisible Woman being attracted to her brother? How was Jean Grey's return in the pages of FF re-written and re-drawn?

THE LINE IT IS DRAWN: Famous Comic Stories as Animated Films

Fri, August 7th, 2015 | Category: TV, Comic Books

Our artists drew your suggestions for depictions of famous comic stories as animated films, from the "Dark Phoenix Saga" to "Watchmen" to "Kraven's Last Hunt!"

Invisible Woman's Five Greatest Moments

Thu, August 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The new "Fantastic Four" film means the return of Sue Storm to the big screen, so here's a look at the Invisible Woman's best comic book moments.

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Was "South Park" Originally Going To Be Like "The X-Files"?

Wed, August 5th, 2015 | Category: TV

Learn whether "South Park" was originally supposed to be about a vast alien conspiracy, much like the classic series, "The X-Files."

That Time the Fantastic Four Broke the 4th Wall to Defend Invisible Girl's Place on the Team

Wed, August 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In a story best forgotten, CSBG spotlights when Mr. Fantastic and the Thing's patronizing defense of the Invisible Girl's membership on the team.

Fantastic Failures: Reed Richards' Failed Attempts to Cure the Thing

Wed, August 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Before you see "Fantastic Four" in theaters, revisit Mr. Fantastic's many failed attempts to cure the Thing of his cosmic mutation!

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