Brian Cronin

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MOVIE LEGENDS REVEALED: Did Doc Ock and Mary Jane Nearly Date in "Spider-Man 2"?

Wed, May 4th, 2016 | Category: Film

Discover whether there was almost a love triangle in "Spider-Man 2" involving Peter Parker, Mary Jane Watson and ... Doctor Octopus.

Celebrate Star Wars Day With These Comic Book Easter Eggs!

Wed, May 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Film

Unexpected guest star cameos, unofficial crossovers and more "Star Wars"-themed comic book homages!

The Entire DC Universe Is At Risk! Eight Heroes Should Be Enough -- Right?

Wed, May 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Why did the New Gods' Highfather select just eight superheroes to protect the entire DC Universe in "Cosmic Odyssey?"

POLL: Which DC Comics Rebirth Costume Redesign Is Your Favorite?

Tue, May 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Batman. Wonder Woman. Superman. Harley Quinn. Which of DC's recently revealed Rebirth redesigns do you like best?

"Has the Hulk Ever Lifted Thor's Hammer?" & Other Comic Book Questions Answered

Sun, May 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG answers a variety of reader-submitted questions, like their latest -- has the Incredible Hulk ever lifted Thor's hammer, Mjolnir?

Was John Byrne Supposed to Join Image Comics at the Very Beginning?

Sun, May 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Comic Book Legends Revealed examines whether writer/artist John Byrne was asked to join Image as the company was being founded in the '90s.

The Top Five Coolest Moments From Marvel's "Civil War" and More Top Five Lists

Sun, May 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has a library of top five countdowns, including the latest, the five coolest moments from Marvel's original "Civil War" crossover event.

That Time the X-Men Decided to Hunt Down Mutants & Other Plots Best Forgotten

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

CSBG has a collection of comic book plots that didn't go so well, like when the original X-Men pretended their own and foster anti-mutant hysteria.

"What the Heck Was in Scarlet Witch's Closet?" & More Unresolved Stories

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

CSBG's archive of notable unresolved comic plots includes things like what was in the Scarlet Witch's closet in "New Avengers" after "House of M?"

When Did Iron Man Become Tony Stark's Bodyguard?

Fri, April 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Everyone knows Iron Man was Tony Stark's bodyguard for decades in the comics, but that wasn't always the case. So when did the arrangement start?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Edit the "Snap" From the Death of Gwen Stacy?

Fri, April 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Did Marvel remove the "snap" in "Death of Gwen Stacy" reprints? And was John Byrne almost an original Image Comics creator?

The Line it is Drawn Pays Tribute to Prince

Fri, April 29th, 2016 | Category: TV, Comic Books, Film

This week, the Line pays tribute to the late, great Prince with a series of pieces starring the music icon.

When Did Batman and Catwoman First Kiss?

Fri, April 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG has the answer to the reader-submitted question of when Batman and Catwoman shared their first kiss!

TV LEGENDS REVEALED: Does Marge Simpson Have Rabbit Ears Under Her Hair?

Wed, April 27th, 2016 | Category: TV

Discover whether Marge Simpson's signature big blue beehive actually disguises a pair of rabbit ears.

Hawkeye/Ant-Man or Green Arrow/Atom: Who Did the Arrow Trick First?

Tue, April 26th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

With Ant-Man seen riding an arrow fired by Hawkeye in "Civil War," CSBG looks at which archer/shrinking hero duo first did the trick shot.

"Did Wolverine Really Found the X-Men?" & More Strange Comic Book Retcons

Sun, April 24th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's collection of notable retcons now includes the revelation that Wolverine might have formed the first X-Men team before Professor X did.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Peter David Nearly Quit Hulk Over Betty Banner's Pregnancy?

Sun, April 24th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Peter David had a long, legendary run on "The Incredible Hulk," but he nearly left the title after a disagreement on a pregnancy storyline.

"Who Exactly Killed Gwen Stacy?" & More Comic Questions Answered

Sun, April 24th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG routinely answers reader-submitted questions, like how, exactly, did Gwen Stacy die? Did Spider-Man accidentally snap her neck or...?

Sure, Spider-Man Can Defeat Thor, Invisible Woman, Sasquatch and 7 Others at Once

Sat, April 23rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights examines the time Spider-Man took on -- and beat -- 10 heroes at once, including Thor!

"So is Hawkeye a Killer or Not?" and More Dropped Comic Book Plots

Sat, April 23rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Visit CSBG's archive of notable dropped plots like Hawkeye's odd history of being against againt, then for it, then against it again.

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