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Comic Book Legends: Was "The Killing Joke" Originally Out of Continuity?

Comic Book Legends: Was "The Killing Joke" Originally Out of Continuity?

Was Alan Moore and Brian Bolland's tale meant to be in continuity? And did Wally West's friend Chunk nearly get his own series?

Why Couldn't DC Comics Do a Superman/Star Trek Crossover?

Why Couldn't DC Comics Do a Superman/Star Trek Crossover?

CSBG has the hilariously silly reason why Paramount wouldn't allow DC Comics to do a Superman/Star Trek crossover.

That Time "Star Trek's" Sulu was Black and Uhura was White

That Time "Star Trek's" Sulu was Black and Uhura was White

CSBG spotlights the time that a "Star Trek" comic book was published with a Black Sulu and a White Uhura!

Why Was This "Ghostbusters II" Ending Removed From the Comic Book Adaptation?

Why Was This "Ghostbusters II" Ending Removed From the Comic Book Adaptation?

If you've read the "Ghostbusters II" comic, you probably didn't realize you weren't getting the whole story. Find out why Columbia wanted it removed!

Comic Book Legends: How Kevin Smith's "Daredevil" Almost Never Happened

Comic Book Legends: How Kevin Smith's "Daredevil" Almost Never Happened

Was Kevin Smith's "Daredevil" run almost over before it began? And see the "Ghostbusters II" comic's ending Columbia Pictures wouldn't let be published!

Was "Power Girl's" Terra Supposed to be a Brand New DC Character?

Was "Power Girl's" Terra Supposed to be a Brand New DC Character?

You probably remember Terra from Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray & Amanda Conner's "Power Girl," but do you know what the original plan for her was?

Comic Book Legends: The Truth Behind Spider-Man and MJ's Baby

Comic Book Legends: The Truth Behind Spider-Man and MJ's Baby

Was Mary Jane and Peter Parker's baby originally meant to live? And who was the visual inspiration for Wolverine?

Is There a Superman Story Made Only for Release in Sweden?

Is There a Superman Story Made Only for Release in Sweden?

Comic Book Legends Revealed examines whether the Man of Steel's 50th anniversary led to a new story that wasn't made for DC's normal audience.

Comic Book Legends: The Secret SNL Origin of Deadpool's Chimichanga Fascination

Comic Book Legends: The Secret SNL Origin of Deadpool's Chimichanga Fascination

Learn the origin of Deadpool's fascination with chimichangas, and whether Grant Morrison forgot how "Son of Demon" went when he created Damian Wayne.

Did Neal Adams Re-Write the Green Arrow/Speedy Drug Story's Ending?

Did Neal Adams Re-Write the Green Arrow/Speedy Drug Story's Ending?

Comic Book Legends Revealed looks at what was supposed to happen in the famed "Green Lantern/Green Arrow" story and just why it was changed.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Were Cyclops & Maddie Pryor Meant to Live Happily Ever After?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Were Cyclops & Maddie Pryor Meant to Live Happily Ever After?

Plus, how did Neal Adams change the ending of the Green Arrow/Speedy drug story? And, was there a hidden Batman reference on "Spider-Man Animated Series"?

Was Superman's "Dead Again" Ending Changed Due to Spider-Man's "Clone Saga"?

Was Superman's "Dead Again" Ending Changed Due to Spider-Man's "Clone Saga"?

Comic Book Legends Revealed examines whether negative reaction to the "Clone Saga" forced DC to change its plans for the Superman family event.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was the "Clone Saga" Invented to Make Spider-Man Single Again?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was the "Clone Saga" Invented to Make Spider-Man Single Again?

Following Marvel's "Dead No More" reveal, revisit the "Clone Saga" with questions like who masterminded it? And how was Superman affected?

Was "Captain Carrot and the Zoo Crew" Originally a "Justice League" Parody?

Was "Captain Carrot and the Zoo Crew" Originally a "Justice League" Parody?

Scott Shaw! and Roy Thomas' 1980s superhero animal series may bring nothing but smiles today, but was it poking fun at DC's marquee team?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was DC's "Joker" Graphic Novel Based on Heath Ledger's Joker?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was DC's "Joker" Graphic Novel Based on Heath Ledger's Joker?

Was Lee Bermejo's Joker really based on Heath Ledger? And did Grant Morrison almost create a female Doctor for "Doctor Who?"

Was Waid & Garney's "Captain America" Slated to End Before It Even Began?

Was Waid & Garney's "Captain America" Slated to End Before It Even Began?

Find out if Marvel Comics already have Heroes Reborn plans afoot for Steve Rogers before Mark Waid and Ron Garney even took over the title.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Wertham Really Claim Batman & Robin Were Gay?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Wertham Really Claim Batman & Robin Were Gay?

Did Fredric Wertham really believe Batman and Robin were gay? And did Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross try to take over Iron Man before they did "Marvels?"

Was X-Men's Banshee Supposed to Be a Woman and Stan Lee Said No?

Was X-Men's Banshee Supposed to Be a Woman and Stan Lee Said No?

Banshees are women in Irish mythology, but the X-Men character is a man. What gives, and what does Stan Lee have to do with the decision?

Comic Book Legends: Was Deadpool Meant to Debut in a G.I. Joe/X-Men Crossover?

Comic Book Legends: Was Deadpool Meant to Debut in a G.I. Joe/X-Men Crossover?

How did Magneto factor into the shocking original ending of "X-Men: Zero Tolerance?" And did Deadpool nearly debut in an inter-company crossover?

Was X-Men's Psylocke Turning Asian Supposed to be Temporary?

Was X-Men's Psylocke Turning Asian Supposed to be Temporary?

As the character gets set for her "X-Men: Apocalypse" debut, CSBG revisits whether Psylocke was only supposed to temporarily turn Asian.

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?

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