Brian Cronin

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Movie Legends Revealed: Did Spielberg Want to Direct "Superman" as a Musical?

Wed, February 11th, 2015 | Category: TV/Film

Did Steven Spielberg really want to direct the first "Superman" film -- as a musical?

The Strange History of Harley Quinn

Tue, February 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CBR traces the breakout DC character's origin from animation to comics to live-action and simplifies her crazy history with Batman and the Joker.

Comic Book Legends Addendum: Paul Smith's Rejected Wonder Woman Designs!

Mon, February 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has Comic Book Legend Paul Smith's unused designs of Wonder Woman, after leaving the project due to disputes over her cleavage and pants

That Time Spider-Man Fought... the Measles?!?

Mon, February 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With the first outbreak of measles in the U.S. in years, we harken back to a time when Spider-Man had to face off against Mister Measles.

Comic Creator's Choice: Russell Dauterman Loves the Beatles

Sun, February 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Every week, CSBG has comic creators recommend cool comics. Check out the Beatles biography that star "Thor" artist Russell Dauterman chose.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Paul Smith Quit a Book Over Wonder Woman's Pants?

Sun, February 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Did veteran artist Paul Smith really walk off Jeph Loeb's "Love and War" story at DC Comics because he didn't like the cut of Wonder Woman's pants?

The Top Five Most Iconic Daredevil Covers & More Iconic Covers

Sun, February 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of iconic covers and with Netflix's new "Daredevil" series on the horizon, the latest addition is the Man Without Fear.

"What If Male Superheroes Had Sexy Variant Covers?" & More Line It Is Drawn Galleries

Sat, February 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

All the 200+ themes from The Line it is Drawn are collected in one place, including if male superheroes also had sexy variant covers.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Who Designed Indiana Jones?

Fri, February 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Learn which comic book superstar designed Indiana Jones' look! Did the Punisher really once kill someone for jaywalking? Plus, Wonder Woman's pants!

The Line It Is Drawn: It's Harley Quinn!

Fri, February 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

This week, our artists team Harley Quinn up with a variety of comic characters, from Thor to Captain Marvel to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

That Time Superman Overheard the Entire DC Universe

Thu, February 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG looks at the issue from John Byrne's "Superman" run where the Man of Steel overheard dialogue from every other DC book released that week!

TV Legends Revealed: Did "Lois & Clark" Nearly Cast a Black Perry White?

Wed, February 4th, 2015 | Category: TV/Film

Learn whether the character was nearly portrayed on TV by a black actor 20 years before Laurence Fishburne played Perry White in "Man of Steel."

POLL: Which Studio Controls the Rights to "Most of Marvel's Best Characters"?

Tue, February 3rd, 2015 | Category: TV/Film

Joss Whedon is on record as noting that he believes that Fox owns the film rights to "most of Marvel's best characters" - do you agree?

Taking A Long View of Thanos Vs. Hulk #1

Sun, February 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

All month long, Chad Nevett has been dissecting Jim Starlin's Thanos vs. Hulk #1 from all sorts of angles. Come see the full collection of essays.

"Did Future Nightwing Just Try to Rape That Girl?" & More Bad Comic Ideas

Sun, February 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Check out CSBG's archive of bad comic book ideas, including the strange and dark path that the future Nightwing took in the pages of "New Titans."

The 31 Days of Comics Have Come To a Close!

Sat, January 31st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has been asking you all month long to name comics that fit certain categories, like a comic that changed the way you look at the world.

"When Did Robin First Say Holy ___, Batman?" & More Comic Book Firsts

Sat, January 31st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of famous comic book firsts, including their latest addition, the first time Robin uttered his famous "Holy ___, Batman!" quip.

Is This The Sneakiest Marvel Crossover Ever?

Fri, January 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

How did the Living Laser's appearance in an issue of "Quasar" result in a defining moment for an X-Men "What If...?" tale?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Benny Hill Help Create She-Hulk?

Fri, January 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Did the famous British comedian seriously have a part in the creation of She-Hulk? And how did a single panel change a major aspect of the Dark Phoenix Saga?

The Line It Is Drawn: Lesser-Known Earths in the Marvel Multiverse

Fri, January 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

As "Secret Wars" draws near, the Line explores lesser-known parts of the Multiverse, like a world where every hero is a Squirrel, or made of LEGO!

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