Brian Cronin

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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!

The Hidden Spider-Man Comic Insult That Got an Inker Fired & More Meta-Messages

Sun, August 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG collects creators taking shots at each other in comics, including ahidden insult in a Spider-Man comic that led to an inker losing his job.

The 75 Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told Master List

Sun, August 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Now that the countdown is over, CSBG has collected the entire master list of the stories you chose for the 75 Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told!

Was the Creator of "Doom Patrol" Exiled from Two Different Countries?

Sat, August 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Bruno Premiani co-created the Doom Patrol with Arnold Drake, but did his outspoken beliefs drive him out of two separate countries?

What is the Greatest Joker Story Ever Told?

Sat, August 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's countdown of your picks for the greatest Joker story ever has come to an end! Will it be "Laughing Fish," "Killing Joke" or "5-Way Revenge"?

POLL: Do You Want Stephen Amell to Grow A Goatee for "Arrow"?

Fri, July 31st, 2015 | Category: TV, Comic Books

The "Arrow" star may have given a firm answer on Oliver Queen's facial hair future, but would you like to see the DC Comics hero go full goatee?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Once Plan Its Own "Crisis on Infinite Earths"?

Fri, July 31st, 2015 | Category: TV, Comic Books, Film

This week, learn if Marvel nearly rebooted in the 1980s with a brand-new line of comics! Plus, what came first, "Ghost World" or Daria?

The Line it is Drawn - Star Trek Comic Book Team-Ups!

Fri, July 31st, 2015 | Category: TV, Comic Books, Film

In honor of the Star Trek/Green Lantern series, here are some other Trek/comic book team-ups, from Harley Quinn/Spock to "Batman '66"/"Star Trek '66!"

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