Brian Cronin

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Articles By Brian Cronin

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Make Sure to Vote for the Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told!

Fri, June 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG is still collecting votes for your picks for the greatest Joker comic book stories of all-time. Be sure to vote before it's too late!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Marvel's Problem With Wolverine Killing

Fri, June 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Did Marvel keep Wolverine from being a killer, and squelch plans for a trans superhero in the '80s? And was Brian Bendis going to be the artist on David Mack's "Kabuki?"

The Line It Is Drawn: Disney-fied Comic Characters

Fri, June 19th, 2015 | Category: TV, Comic Books, Film

This week, our artists drew famous comic characters as if they were starring in their own Disney cartoons!

I Love Ya But You're Strange: That Time the Punisher Became a Frankenstein Monster

Fri, June 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's shines its strange comic book stories spotlight on the time Frank Castle became a Frankenstein-esque monster!

The Five Best Daredevil/Punisher Fights

Wed, June 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG counts down the best Daredevil/Punisher fights from the comics before the characters square off on TV in "Daredevil" Season Two.

MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: How Did Harrison Ford And George Lucas Meet?

Wed, June 17th, 2015 | Category: Film

This week we get to the bottom of one of the most prolific "Star Wars" legends: whether Harrison Ford first met George Lucas while doing carpentry work for him.

Heavy Metal Makes History with All-Mexican Creators Edition

Wed, June 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Heavy Metal's" newest installment features solely Mexican comic creators, and CSBG spoke with one of them, Axel Medellin, about the historic issue.

Vote for the Greatest Joker Stories of All-Time

Mon, June 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the perhaps the greatest supervillain ever as CSBG counts down your picks for the 75 greatest Joker stories.

The DC Universe - Where Women's Moods Are Controlled by Diet Soda

Sun, June 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In their latest examination of bad comic plots, CSBG examines the time Dr. Light and Power Girl's aggressive attitudes were caused by... diet soda?!

"Mister Fantastic Disses Heroes Reborn" and More Meta-Messages

Sun, June 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

When creators take pot shots at each other, CSBG collects them, like Mr. Fantastic insulting "Heroes Reborn" in the FF's first Marvel U return.

"The Punisher is a Supernatural Angel of Vengeance Now?" & More Stories Best Forgotten

Sat, June 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of comic book stories that are best left forgotten, like the Punisher's time as a supernatural angel of vengeance.

Did Steve Englehart Want Quicksilver to Stay Evil?

Sat, June 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

See how Marvel Comics re-scripted a story with Quicksilver portrayed as a villain in it to make him a hero again -- or did they?

How Exactly Did Spider-Man Get Organic Webshooters?

Sat, June 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's latest spotlight on plot points lifted from outside media shows how Marvel brought Sam Raimi's organic webshooters from films to comics.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Jean Grey Almost Survive the "Dark Phoenix Saga"?

Fri, June 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Was Jean Grey set to survive the "Dark Phoenix Saga" even after the original ending was scrapped? And what was the deal with Hulk losing a fight to a snake?

The Line It Is Drawn: Comic Book Cover Homages

Fri, June 12th, 2015 | Category: TV, Comic Books

This week, our artists homages famous comic book covers, like TV's Supergirl racing TV's Flash, or Spider-Gwen on the cover of "Amazing Spider-Man" #300!

Wait - Did the Hulk Really Lose a Fight With a Snake?!

Fri, June 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's latest "bad" superhero fight revisits the infamous time the Hulk lost a fight with supervillain Python's snake!

LOOK: The Many Superman Faces of Curt Swan

Fri, June 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Check out some design sheets by legendary Superman artist Curt Swan, teaching other DC Comics artists how to depict the Man of Steel's various expressions.

That Time the Punisher Became a Black Guy

Thu, June 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With Punisher headed to Netflix, CSBG spotlights one of the least memorable moments in Punisher's history, when he temporarily became a black guy!

TV LEGENDS REVEALED; What's The Secret Origin Of Lily From "How I Met Your Mother"?

Wed, June 10th, 2015 | Category: TV

Discover whether the person Lily Aldrin was based on would only permit the character to exist if she was played by "Buffy" veteran Alyson Hannigan.

The Lesser Known Batman Impersonators

Wed, June 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With Jim Gordon beginning his Batman tenure today, CSBG spotlights five of the least memorable characters to have worn the cowl over the years.

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