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Who is Danny Chase, and Why Was He Supposed to Lead the Team Titans?

Who is Danny Chase, and Why Was He Supposed to Lead the Team Titans?

What's the strange connection between "The Brady Bunch" and the Titans of the future? Find out in another Comic Book Legend Revealed.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Batman Kill the Joker in "The Killing Joke"?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Batman Kill the Joker in "The Killing Joke"?

Did the Dark Knight really kill his nemesis at the end of "The Killing Joke?" And did David Choe nearly create an X-Men comic book?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did "Spider-Verse" Really Feature Every Spider-Man?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did "Spider-Verse" Really Feature Every Spider-Man?

Did Spider-Verse really have an appearance from every Spider-Man iteration? And who was the Red Hood in Dan Slott and Ty Templeton's "Batman Adventures?"

Was Captain America Nemesis the Red Skull Inspired by an Ice Cream Sundae?

Was Captain America Nemesis the Red Skull Inspired by an Ice Cream Sundae?

Joe Simon's great eye for design was once tested by... a delicious frozen treat?! Learn the bizarre origin of Captain America's greatest foe.

Captain America & Iron Man Legends Revealed!

Captain America & Iron Man Legends Revealed!

To commemorate "Captain America: Civil War," CSBG spotlights past legends about the two men at the center of "Civil War" -- Cap and Iron Man!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Were Cap & Iron Man Originally on Opposite Sides in "Civil War?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Were Cap & Iron Man Originally on Opposite Sides in "Civil War?"

In honor of "Captain America: Civil War," learn whether Captain America and Iron Man were supposed to face off during Marvel's first "Civil War!"

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

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

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

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

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

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

Did DC Comics Almost Change Its Name to Dynamic Comics in the '80s?

Did DC Comics Almost Change Its Name to Dynamic Comics in the '80s?

Learn the true story behind Roy Thomas and Marv Wolfman's attempts to change the name of DC into something more action-packed.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did DC Invent the "What If...?" Comic

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did DC Invent the "What If...?" Comic

Did Batman have a What If...? comic a decade before Marvel? And did DC Comics almost change their name to Dynamic Comics?

Did 1997's "Batman and Robin" Almost Lead to a "Nightwing" Spinoff Film?

Did 1997's "Batman and Robin" Almost Lead to a "Nightwing" Spinoff Film?

Did "Batman and Robin" pave the way for a Chris O'Donnell-starring "Nightwing" solo film... or stop it dead in its tracks? Find out!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Black Panther Nearly Debuted in a '60s Solo Series?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Black Panther Nearly Debuted in a '60s Solo Series?

Was T'Challa intended to debut in his own book in the '60s? And did Nightwing almost get his own movie in the late-90s?

Did the Marvel Method Lead to Multi-Part Stories?

Did the Marvel Method Lead to Multi-Part Stories?

Did Stan Lee's use of the Marvel Method of writing lead to stories changing from done-in-one to multiple parts during the Marvel Age of Comics?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was Mary Jane Watson Not Meant To Be Gorgeous?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was Mary Jane Watson Not Meant To Be Gorgeous?

Did Stan Lee's forgetfulness almost result in MJ being "hideous" instead of beautiful? And how did the "Marvel Method" lead to multi-part stories?

The Strange "Superman" Connection Between Brando, Bagels and Green Suitcases

The Strange "Superman" Connection Between Brando, Bagels and Green Suitcases

Find out if actor Marlon Brando really wanted to play Jor-El as either a green suitcase or a bagel in Richard Donner's "Superman" movie.

Batman Legends Revealed!

Batman Legends Revealed!

In honor of "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," CSBG presents a collection of Batman-related comic book legends!

Superman Legends Revealed!

Superman Legends Revealed!

In honor of "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,: CSBG has a collection of Superman-related comic book legends!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did McDonald's Happy Meals Sink Burton's "Batman 3"?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did McDonald's Happy Meals Sink Burton's "Batman 3"?

Learn how Happy Meals, of all things, helped keep Tim Burton from making a third Batman film. And did Marlon Brando really want to play Jor-El as a bagel?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Hidden Origins of the Punisher

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Hidden Origins of the Punisher

This week, discover the inspirations for both the Punisher's origin and one of his weirdest stories of all-time!

Was the Shared History of GI Joe's Snake-Eyes & Storm Shadow a Happy Accident?

Was the Shared History of GI Joe's Snake-Eyes & Storm Shadow a Happy Accident?

While the history of G.I. Joe's ninjas is a bright spot for the franchise, was it by design or just something happened while no one was looking?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was There An Eighth Image Comics Founder?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was There An Eighth Image Comics Founder?

Plus, was Brian Wood's acclaimed "Demo" originally going to be an X-Men comic? And is Snake-Eyes and Storm Shadow's shared background a happy accident?

Why Did Aquaman Debut on a Cover in Australia Before the United States?

Why Did Aquaman Debut on a Cover in Australia Before the United States?

Aquaman first appeared on a U.S. cover in the Justice League's 1960 debut #1, but he graced Australian comic book covers for years. Wait, what?!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was "Cyberforce" Nearly an X-Men Spinoff?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was "Cyberforce" Nearly an X-Men Spinoff?

Plus, did Kevin Conroy take up smoking to play "Batman Beyond's" old Bruce Wayne? And what was Aquaman's real comic book cover debut?

Did Marvel Want an R-Rating for "The Avengers"?

Did Marvel Want an R-Rating for "The Avengers"?

With the R-rated "Deadpool" continuing to rule the box office, Comic Book Legends Revealed looks at why "The Avengers" was originally rated R.

Was Alan Moore Banned from the U.S. Because of a Graphic Novel?

Was Alan Moore Banned from the U.S. Because of a Graphic Novel?

Did Alan Moore's half of the "Brought to Light" anthology with Bill Sienkiewicz get him banned from visiting the United States in 1989?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was "Deadpool's" Blind Al The First Black Widow?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was "Deadpool's" Blind Al The First Black Widow?

Learn the secret origin of Deadpool's roommate! And, is Alan Moore banned from visiting the United States by the CIA?

Did Marvel Publish a "Green Goblin" Issue About Rob Liefeld Leaving Image Comics?

Did Marvel Publish a "Green Goblin" Issue About Rob Liefeld Leaving Image Comics?

Did 1996's "Green Goblin" #9 comment on, or simply predict, Image Comics co-founder Rob Liefeld's split with the publisher?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Deadpool Almost Kill the Marvel Universe?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Deadpool Almost Kill the Marvel Universe?

Is Marvel sitting on a finished "Deadpool" story? And did Marvel release a Green Goblin comic book about Rob Liefeld leaving Image?

Did Mark Waid Try to Quit "Deadpool" After Finding Out Who the Merc Was?

Did Mark Waid Try to Quit "Deadpool" After Finding Out Who the Merc Was?

While "Sins of the Past" was Deadpool's second solo outing, rumor has it Mark Waid tried to quit his first ever Marvel assignment.

How Did Spider-Man's Mask Lead to the Creation of Deadpool?

How Did Spider-Man's Mask Lead to the Creation of Deadpool?

In this classic Comic Book Legend, CSBG looks at how Spider-Man's iconic mask played a role in the creation of Deadpool.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was Deadpool Based on DC's Deathstroke?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was Deadpool Based on DC's Deathstroke?

Did Mark Waid try to get out of writing the second Deadpool miniseries after taking the gig? And does Alan Moore really not like any adaptations of his work?

Did Superman First Use Heat Vision on Someone in "For The Man Who Has Everything?"

Did Superman First Use Heat Vision on Someone in "For The Man Who Has Everything?"

Superman famously used his heat vision on Mongul during the classic tale, but find out if it was the first time he used it on another person.

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: "Spider-Man vs. Wolverine's" Big Editorial Rewrite

Comic Book Legends Revealed: "Spider-Man vs. Wolverine's" Big Editorial Rewrite

Was Logan originally meant to beat Spidey in "Spider-Man vs. Wolverine?" And did some of Joe Mad's last "Uncanny X-Men" issue have to be re-drawn?

What Lie Did Robert Kirkman Tell to Get Image to Approve "The Walking Dead?"

What Lie Did Robert Kirkman Tell to Get Image to Approve "The Walking Dead?"

Learn what the fan-favorite writer had to tell the higher ups at Image Comics to get his massively popular zombie series a green light.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Who Was the X-Man Known As Joseph, Really?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Who Was the X-Man Known As Joseph, Really?

Was the mysterious X-Man known as Joseph meant to Magneto, Proteus or something else entirely? Plus, the big lie that gave us "The Walking Dead!"

Did Harlan Ellison & John Romita Jr. Almost Work on "Doctor Strange" Together?

Did Harlan Ellison & John Romita Jr. Almost Work on "Doctor Strange" Together?

Two heavyweights nearly collided on Marvel Comics' "Doctor Strange" in the '90s, but what stopped this legendary team-up from happening?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did DC Threaten to Sue Marvel Over Squadron Supreme?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did DC Threaten to Sue Marvel Over Squadron Supreme?

Did a potential lawsuit make "Squadron Supreme" a limited series? Plus, two Dr. Strange legends involving Harlan Ellison and Ditko swipes!

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