Brian Cronin

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Superman Honors "Truth, Justice and the American Way"

Mon, July 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Superman celebrates the Fourth of July the only way he knows how, by pointing out the virtues of "truth, justice and the American way."

Top Five Spider-Man/Wolverine Team-Ups & More Top Five Lists

Sun, July 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a great library of top five lists, including their latest, the top five Marvel Comics team-ups between Spider-Man and Wolverine.

Is There a Superman Story Made Only for Release in Sweden?

Sun, July 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Comic Book Legends Revealed examines whether the Man of Steel's 50th anniversary led to a new story that wasn't made for DC's normal audience.

10 Hydra Double Agents That Turned Traitor Before Captain America

Sun, July 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Film

Captain America may be hailing Hydra these days (and always), but he's far from the first Marvel hero to pledge his allegiance to evil organization.

"Who HAS Actually Stopped the Juggernaut?" & More Comic Questions Answered

Sun, July 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG answers reader-submitted questions, like who has managed to stopp the "unstoppable" Juggernaut over the years?

How "Civil War" Created One of the Worst Superheroes Ever & More Ill-Considered Plots

Sat, July 2nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has an archive of comic plots that readers wish they could forget, like Speedball's bizarre descent into becoming the "hero" Penance.

"Wolverine's Leprechaun Past" and More Forgotten Comic Book Plots

Sat, July 2nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Read up on odd, forgotten comic plots, like Wolverine's hidden leprechaun past and when Human Torch married a woman who was identical to his sister!

Comic Book Legends: The Secret SNL Origin of Deadpool's Chimichanga Fascination

Fri, July 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Learn the origin of Deadpool's fascination with chimichangas, and whether Grant Morrison forgot how "Son of Demon" went when he created Damian Wayne.

The Line It Is Drawn: Superheroes Celebrating American History

Fri, July 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

For the 4th of July weekend, the Line celebrates American history with superheroes teamed up with famous historical figures, both real and fictional!

Remember When "Thor's" Jane Foster and Sif Shared a Body?

Fri, July 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Years before she became the new Thor, Jane Foster shared a body with the Asgardian Sif. Whatever happened to that story? CSBG has the answers!

How the Cat from Vertigo's "We3" Ended Up in Marvel's "Howard the Duck"

Thu, June 30th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's latest spotlight on cool current comic bits looks at how "Howard the Duck" basically just added the cat from "We3" to its supporting cast.

Movie Legends Revealed: The Truth Behind Han Solo's Famous "I Know" Line

Thu, June 30th, 2016 | Category: Film

Did Harrison Ford really improvise that legendary line from "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back"?

Gleaming The Cosmic Cube: A History of Marvel's Most Powerful Reality-Altering Artifact

Wed, June 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

With the Cosmic Cube, Red Skull and Thanos have re-shaped the entire Marvel Universe. But where did it come from, and how does it work?

Where Did Batman Take Ra's al Ghul When He First Defeated Him?

Wed, June 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG tries to figure it out where Batman took the body after famously beating Ra's al Ghul in a bare chested sword fight in the desert.

Why the "Dangerous" Arc of "Astonishing X-Men" Really Didn't Make Sense

Tue, June 28th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

In their latest look at inexplicable comic book plots, CSBG looks at how the second "Astonishing X-Men" arc used a conceit that wasn't correct.

An "X-Force" To Be Reckoned With - Marvel's Mutant Militia Turns 25

Tue, June 28th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

In 1991, Rob Liefeld & Fabian Nicieza remade the X-Men's teen team into a take-no-prisoners paramilitary unit, defining a decade and breaking sales records.

"Green Lanterns" Core: Who Are Simon Baz and Jessica Cruz?

Mon, June 27th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Earth now has two Green Lanterns protecting it -- learn the origins of Simon Baz and Jessica Cruz, the GLs of Sector 2814.

"Top Five Spider-Man 'What If...?' Deaths" & More Top Five Lists

Sun, June 26th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a library of top five lists, including their latest -- the top five Spider-Man deaths in Marvel's "What If...?" comics.

12 Greatest Comic Book Alien Invasions

Sun, June 26th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

If "Independence Day: Resurgence" isn't your idea of fun, then settle in with CBR's rundown of the best alien invasions in comics.

Did Neal Adams Re-Write the Green Arrow/Speedy Drug Story's Ending?

Sun, June 26th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Comic Book Legends Revealed looks at what was supposed to happen in the famed "Green Lantern/Green Arrow" story and just why it was changed.

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