Brian Cronin

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Top Five Deadpool Guest Appearances and More Top Five Lists

Sun, February 7th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's massive library of top five countdowns include their newest list, the top five guest appearances by Deadpool in other comic books!

"The Return of Barry Allen" Almost Meant a Different Flash's Return

Sun, February 7th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Mark Waid's seminal "Flash" tale was also meant to feature an Allen in an key role, but was Barry not supposed to be the one returning?

"That Time Deathstroke Stabbed Deadpool" and More Meta-Messages

Sun, February 7th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG collections of commentary by comic creators about other comics now includes when Deathstroke stabbed Deadpool... well, sort of Deadpool.

"How Comics' Star-Lord Came to Match Movie Star-Lord" & More Influenced Comics

Sat, February 6th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG spotlights examples of TV/Films influencing the comics themselves, like how comic book Star-Lord changed to match his movie counterpart.

"Weren't Carnage's Legs Chopped Off?" & More Dropped Plots

Sat, February 6th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has an archive of notable dropped comic book plots, like how Carnage had his legs replaced with robotic legs... until they weren't anymore

VOTE: 50 Greatest Black Comic Writers and Artists of All-Time!

Fri, February 5th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

In honor of Black History Month, CSBG is collecting your votes for the greatest Black comic writers and artists of all-time.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Who Was The Original "Marvel Zombies" Star?

Fri, February 5th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Who was "Marvel Zombies" originally about, and what forced the idea to change? Plus, a legend about Alan Moore and the Justice League cartoon!

The Line It Is Drawn: Classic TV Shows Continued as Comics

Fri, February 5th, 2016 | Category: TV, Comic Books

What if classic TV shows were continued as comic books? Xena and Red Sonja team-up, the Genie Jeannie versus the Dread Dormammu and more!

The World Outside: "Big Bang Theory" Asks, "Who Can Lift Thor's Hammer?"

Fri, February 5th, 2016 | Category: TV, Comic Books

In their latest spotlight on comic books showing up in outside media, CSBG looks at how "The Big Bang Theory" asked who could life Mjolnir.

How Did Carnage Survive Literally Being Ripped in Half by the Sentry?

Thu, February 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's latest spotlight on outlandish ways super-villains survive seeming death explore's how Carnage survived being torn in two in outer space.

POLL: How Would You Like the "Supergirl/"Flash" Crossover to Go?

Thu, February 4th, 2016 | Category: TV, Comic Books

Now that Grant Gustin's Flash is officially crossing over with Melissa Benoist on "Supergirl," how would you like to see the crossover play out?

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Which "Grey's Anatomy" Actor Was Added to the Pilot With CGI?

Wed, February 3rd, 2016 | Category: TV

We head to Seattle Grace Hospital to learn which original "Grey's Anatomy" cast member was inserted into the pilot through digital effects.

Remember to Forget: DC's "Hero" Who Used his Power to Make Women Strip

Wed, February 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

File this one under "Really Bad Ideas" -- this failed DC superhero once used his powers to force the Legion of Super-Heroes to strip naked for his entertainment.

How Did Namor, Skrulls and Magic Save Iron Fist From Death?

Tue, February 2nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG looks at how Marvel's Iron Fist came back to life in John Byrne's "Namor" after dying in the last issue of "Power Man and Iron Fist."

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Classic TV Character Cameos

Tue, February 2nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's latest spotlight on comic book Easter eggs features comic book cameos from classic TV characters from "Cheers," "I Love Lucy" and more!

"Is Carnage Still the 'Spawn' of Venom or What?" & More Dropped Comic Plots

Sun, January 31st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG sifts through the piles of dropped comic book plots to examine whether Marvel's symbiotes Carnage and Venom are still related.

Let's Forget When Steve Trevor Used Wonder Woman's Lasso to Force Her to Marry Him

Sun, January 31st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's collection of regrettable comic book plots includes the time Steve Trevor tried to force Wonder Woman to tie the knot with her own lasso!

25 "Action Comics" #1 Homages & More Comic Book Cover Galleries

Sat, January 30th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG features a series of themed cover galleries, including their latest, 25 covers homaging DC's iconic "Action Comics" #1 cover.

"Do the X-Men Have a Frozen Lady in the X-Mansion?" & More Unresolved Plots

Sat, January 30th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The unresolved comic book plots archive includes the woman who helped the X-Men against the Brood... and might still be trapped in a freezer.

Was Joe Madureira's Final "Uncanny X-Men" Issue Sabotaged by FedEx?

Sat, January 30th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Was Joe Mad's last issue of "Uncanny X-Men" partially drawn by another artist after some of his art was lost? The legend revealed at last!

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