Brian Cronin

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Comic Book Legends Revealed: Live Action Spidey, Firestar Origins

Fri, August 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Was the '70s "Spider-Man" TV series canceled for reasons other than poor ratings? Was Firestar originally going to be Mary Jane? All this, and more!

The Line It Is Drawn Pays Tribute to Robin Williams

Fri, August 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Our Line artists pay tribute to the late Robin Williams with a collection of team-ups of comic characters with some of his most famous roles.

Re-Visit The Birth of the Thanos-Copter!

Fri, August 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

With Thanos' popularity soaring after the success of "Guardians of the Galaxy," it's the perfect time to revisit the bizarrely awesome introduction of the Thanos-Copter!

POLL: Which "Multiversity" Earth Are You Most Excited To Explore?

Thu, August 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Years in the making, Grant Morrison's "The Multiversity" has arrived! Now that it's here, which Earth are you most excited about seeing Morrison explore?

TV Legends Revealed: Is Laverne Cox Really the First Openly Transgender Emmy Nominee?

Wed, August 20th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

This week, we celebrate Laverne Cox's historical Emmy nomination by revealing an unsung transgender nominee from 30 years ago.

Remember to Forget: Mr. Fantastic, Iron Man & Yellowjacker's Thor Clone Killing Goliath

Wed, August 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In the latest look at stories that are better off retconned, CSBG examines Goliath's death at the hands of a clone of Thor created by three Avengers.

Abandoned Love: Isn't Cyclops' Dad Dead?

Tue, August 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has the latest installment of their look at abandoned comic book stories. Learn how the death of Cyclops' father, Corsair, was overturned!

"Racially Segregated Superheroes of the Future!" & More Bad Comic Book Ideas

Sun, August 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG takes a look at a bunch of bad comic book ideas, including the idea to have all black people segregated on their own island in the future.

Star Wars Comic Book Easter Eggs and Much More!

Sat, August 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Check out CSBG's collection of comic book easter eggs, including their latest addition, a bunch of Star Wars easter eggs in X-Men comics & more!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Batman's Shadow-y Origins

Fri, August 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Discover whether Batman's first appearance was a re-written Shadow story! Plus, how close did we get to a Robin Williams Riddler in "Batman Forever?"

The Line It Is Drawn: Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Mash-Ups

Fri, August 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Movie sensations the Guardians of the Galaxy are mashed up with classic movies like "The Godfather," "Some Like it Hot," "When Harry Met Sally" and more!

POLL: Which Variant Cover Theme Has Been Your Favorite in 2014?

Thu, August 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The idea of themed variant covers has been a big one in 2014 -- from LEGO to animals to bombshells, which theme has been your favorite?

Remember to Forget: The Falcon's Past as a Street Hustler

Wed, August 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In the debut of a new feature, CSBG spotlights comic book plots they'd like to see retconned, starting with the Falcon's past as a street hustler.

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Robin Williams' Ad-Libbing Rob "Aladdin" of an Oscar?

Wed, August 13th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Did the late Robin Williams' extensive ad-libbing in "Aladdin" make the Disney film ineligible for the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar?

"Did Squirrel Girl Just Beat Up Thanos?" & More Comic Book Retcons

Sun, August 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of notable comic book retcons, including whether the Great Lake Avenger Squirrel Girl really defeated Thanos singlehandedly.

So What's the Deal with Star-Lord's Origin?

Sat, August 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The leader of the Guardians of the Galaxy has had a few different origins over the year -- CSBG tries to get them all straight for you!

How to Seduce a Woman Using a Grumpy Orange Cat

Sat, August 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Romance comic expert Jacque Nodell stops by CSBG to share a bizarre DC romance comic from the early 1970s.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Is This 'Dirty' Mickey Mouse Milk Ad Real?

Fri, August 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Is a sexually suggestive Mickey Mouse milk ad for real? And did Flash nearly survive DC Comics' "Crisis on Infinite Earths?"

The Line it is Drawn: Comic Book Crossover Battles!

Fri, August 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

This week, the Line pits comic book characters against cross-company rivals! Who's faster? The Flash or My Little Pony's Rainbow Dash? Find out!

POLL: Which "Original Sin" Revelation Do You Find Most Interesting?

Thu, August 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Of the revelations we've seen so far during Marvel's "Original Sin" event, which one has you most interested to see where it leads?

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