Brian Cronin

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Movie Legends Revealed: The Shocking Origin of "Scream's" Ghostface Mask

Wed, October 22nd, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Was the mask used in "Scream" discovered in an abandoned house during location scouting for the film?

That Time Wolverine Needed to Learn About Marvel's Consumer Products Division

Wed, October 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A week after Wolverine's passing, revisit his strange appearance at Marvel's 1993 Financial Report, where he REALLY wanted to learn more about merchandise.

The Most Obscure George R.R. Martin X-Men Reference You'll See

Tue, October 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG looks at a reference in the pages of "X-Men" to one of "Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin's least successful novels of all-time.

"The Great Marvel/DC Imitation Debate of 1965-67" Plus More Creator Beefs

Sun, October 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG brings some classic comic book beefs to light. See some of the ways comic creators tip their hats or call out others in the industry.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Remembering Wolverine

Fri, October 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CBLR honors the memory of Wolverine by revealing when he first gained his healing powers, how he was edited into killing for the first time and more.

The Line It Is Drawn: What If Famous Crossovers Happened at Different Publishers?

Fri, October 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

This week's LINE presents crossovers by other publishers. "Marvel One Million," Disney's "Secret Invasion," Marvel's "Kingdom Come" and more!

Did Doctor Doom Really Let Arcade Light a Match on His Armor?

Thu, October 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In their latest spotlight on comic book retcons, CSBG looks at multiple contradictory reports of whether Doctor Doom let the villain Arcade light a match on his armor.

POLL: Which Superhero's Death Affected You the Most?

Thu, October 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

With Wolverine the latest to meet his demise, CBR wonders which superhero's passing affected you the most?

TV Legends Revealed: Did Barack Obama Personally Quash a Saturday Night Live Sketch?

Wed, October 15th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

This week, we learn whether then Sen. Barack Obama really had "Saturday Night Live" pull a political sketch in 2008.

Exclusive Look at New American Revolution Web Comic "Tea Party"

Mon, October 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

All week CSBG is serializing the start of the "Tea Party" Chapter 2, the American Revolution web comic from The Line It Is Drawn artist Thea Sousa.

"So Wolverine was Born with Claws?" Plus More Comic Book Retcons

Sun, October 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG investigates the interesting and complicated history of Wolverine's claws, and whether or not they are a part of his mutant abilities.

Wolverine Legends Revealed!

Sun, October 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Come celebrate Wolverine's 40th anniversary with a collection of Comic Book Legends Revealed installments about the mutant hero.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The All "Walking Dead" Edition

Fri, October 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

It's an all "Walking Dead" CBLR, featuring the great Andrea/Amy switcheroo, the time a major character's death was spoiled months in advance and more!

Line It Is Drawn: Villains & Heroes Trade Places!

Fri, October 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The Line drew your suggestions for heroes and villains reversing course a la Marvel's "AXIS" event! Evil Super Grover, Heroic Joker & Villainous Batman!

Movie Legends Revealed: Did Kevin Smith Write a Decoy "Batman V Superman" Script?

Thu, October 9th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

This week, we learn the truth of whether "Tusk" filmmaker Kevin Smith wrote a decoy script for the Warner Bros. sequel.

When We First Met: The New Additions to "Arrow"

Wed, October 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG spotlights the comic book debuts of the new characters who will make their live-action debuts during this season of The CW's "Arrow."

POLL: Which New "Arrow" Character Are You Most Looking Forward To in Season 3?

Wed, October 8th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Which character are you most excited to see make the transition from the pages of DC Comics to the third season of "Arrow?"

A Refresher Course on the Comic Book Origins on the Cast of "Arrow"

Wed, October 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Before the Season 3 premiere, CSBG thought it'd be a good time to review their spotlight the comic book debuts of the characters of "Arrow."

Revisit the Master List of the 75 Most Memorable Moments in Marvel Comics History

Sun, October 5th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

With the countdown completed, review the entire master list of the 75 Most Memorable Moments in Marvel Comics history.

What is the Most Memorable Moment in Marvel Comics History?

Fri, October 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The countdown is finished! What did you pick for #1? The Death of Jean Grey? The Death of Gwen Stacy? The Return of Captain America? Find out!

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