Brian Cronin

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Is Magneto a Gypsy or Jewish?

Mon, May 26th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

For years, Magneto's background was more than a bit complicated. CSBG breaks down how Marvel went back and forth on whether Magneto was Jewish or not.

The 50 Greatest X-Men Stories Ever Told

Sun, May 25th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG presents a master list of the greatest X-Men stories ever told, just in time for their latest film "X-Men: Days of Future Past!"

A Collection of Claremontisms

Sat, May 24th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Fans know some of the repetitive themes the legendary Chris Claremont used while writing the X-Men for 17 years, and CSBG collects some of the most famous.

X-Men Legends Revealed

Sat, May 24th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In honor of the new X-Men movie, CSBG archived each of the Comic Book Legends Revealed columns spotlighting the X-Men over the years!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Secret Origin of Wolverine!

Fri, May 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In an all-X-Men edition, learn about a possible secret origin of Wolverine, plus the strange tale behind how Cyclops and Jean Grey got married!

The Line It Is Drawn: X-Men Mash-Ups!

Fri, May 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

This week's Line mashes the X-Men up with different characters, including an epic X-Men/"Peanuts"/"Breakfast Club" combo!

POLL: Which X-Men Movie Is Your Favorite?

Thu, May 22nd, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

With "Days of Future Past" ready to explode into theaters, CBR wants to know which of the previous X-Men films is your favorite?

Mutants Can't Get AIDS?

Thu, May 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In their latest spotlight on bad comic book ideas, CSBG takes a look at the bizarre 2003 revelation that mutants in the Marvel U cannot contract AIDS.

How Did a Single Caption Edit Change the Original Ending of "Days of Future Past?"

Thu, May 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In a classic Comic Book Legends Revealed, CSBG reveals how an edit to a single caption dramatically changed the ending of legendary X-Men tale, "Days of Future Past."

Movie Legends Revealed: Was Godzilla Originally Going to Be a Giant Octopus?

Wed, May 21st, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

This week, we discover whether the original design for the King of the Monsters was that of an enormous octopus.

When We First Met: The Cast of "Guardians of the Galaxy"

Wed, May 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

With the latest trailer having just debuted, CSBG thinks it's to feature the first comic book appearances of the heroes and villains from Marvel's next film.

Comic Book Easter Eggs: The X-Men Meet ALF, Hawkman and... Dirty Harry?

Wed, May 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's latest easter eggs show a number of odd cameos in issues of X-Men, from ALF to Hawkman to Dirty Harry, to comic creators like John Ostrander & Jerry Bingham.

Drawing Crazy Patterns: "No Quarter Asked, None Given"

Tue, May 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In the latest in their series examining common comic book themes, CSBG looks at the popular Chris Claremont phrase known to X-Men fans the world over.

Vote For The 75 Greatest Batman Writers And Artists!

Sun, May 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG continues their celebration of Batman's 75th anniversary by asking you to vote the greatest Batman writers and artists of all-time! Click here to cast your ballot!

Top Five Marvel Monsters Who Fought Godzilla & More Lists!

Sun, May 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel invent their own monsters to fight Godzilla during their "Godzilla" series, and CSBG has the top five Marvel monsters plus other top five lists!

Claremont/Byrne's Battle of the Crossovers & More Meta-Messages

Sat, May 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The latest Meta-Message archive entry involves the one time when Chris Claremont poked fun at his & John Byrne's role in then-current Marvel crossovers.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Justice League Origins and Godzilla!

Fri, May 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Did a fan come up with the idea for the Justice League of America? And did Marvel really keep releasing "Godzilla" comics after losing the license?

The Line It Is Drawn: Classic Comic Cover Homages

Fri, May 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Our artists pay homage to classic comic book covers, like the new Fantastic Four on the cover of "Giant-Size X-Men" #1, Batman on "Amazing Fantasy" #15 and more!

The Top Five Battles Between Godzilla and Marvel Heroes

Thu, May 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel published a "Godzilla" comic for two years in the late '70s, and CSBG runs down the five greatest Godzilla battles against Marvel heroes!

The Long, Strange History of Marvel's Agent Carter

Thu, May 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Captain America's WWII girlfriend, Peggy Carter, is getting her own TV series on ABC, and CSBG examines her long, strange comic book history.

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