CBR's Guide to Free Comic Book Day 2016
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In honor of the new X-Men movie, CSBG archived each of the Comic Book Legends Revealed columns spotlighting the X-Men over the years!
In an all-X-Men edition, learn about a possible secret origin of Wolverine, plus the strange tale behind how Cyclops and Jean Grey got married!
In a classic Comic Book Legends Revealed, CSBG reveals how an edit to a single caption dramatically changed the ending of legendary X-Men tale, "Days of Future Past."
Did a fan come up with the idea for the Justice League of America? And did Marvel really keep releasing "Godzilla" comics after losing the license?
Did Grant Morrison almost write an "Arkham Asylum" follow-up starring Spider-Man? And did a legendary black cartoonist create the first black doll?
CBLR takes a look at three Spider-man themed legends surrounding "The Night That Gwen Stacy Died," including whether she was originally intended to die at all!
Was the 2002 Captain America series launched in response to 9/11, and did Marvel plan on addressing Cap's bizarre 2001 "death"?
Learn the sad history of "Captain Marvel" character Steamboat and how his depiction led 1940s schoolchildren to take a stand against racial prejudice.
Did Jimmy Olsen nearly die of AIDS? Did Hydra appear in Marvel Comics before SHIELD or Nick Fury? And what's Garfield's problem with Veterans?
In honor of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," CSBG past Comic Book Legends Revealed columns that spotlighted Captain America over the years!
Did Jack Kirby really create new Captain America costumes for Marvel in case Joe Simon won his lawsuit for ownership of the character?
Was Kellogg's responsible for a failed Superboy TV show? Did the Comics Code prevent a pantless Batman cover? Was Young Avengers' Hulkling originally a girl?
Did Stan Lee coin the term "'Nuff' Said?" What drove John Byrne off "Uncanny X-Men?" Was Larry Hama forced to add words to a silent "Wolverine" issue?
Did Bruce Lee refuse to lose to Burt Ward's Robin? Did a Donald Duck cartoon get an Oscar nomination? Plus, Dave Cockrum's X-rated attempt to improve Ms. Marvel's costume.
Did Marvel pull ads bragging over having won "DC vs. Marvel?" Who created L'il Abner's prototype? Did John Byrne swipe Rob Liefeld swiping Byrne?
Did Marvel ban the color green from covers? Did Jimmy Olsen nearly have his own TV show after George Reeves died? What did Byrne do to Liefeld in "She-Hulk"?
Did Allied spies use a secret code from Superman comics? And who is Baron Ironblood and how did he become Cobra Commander?
Did DC change Supergirl's look due to an early movie costume test, and did Kirby's Fourth World Saga ending change because of "Return of the Jedi?"
Did an openly gay Northstar nearly helm a solo series in the early '90s? How did Peter David get the last word in a battle with a Paramount executive?
Did Marvel steal the idea for Wolverine from a fan? And how did a Marvel editor cleaning his office give us the greatness of Art Adams?
Does DC own a trademark on Superman's logo font? What strange way did Denny O'Neil react to the credit card scene in "Batman and Robin?"
Did Kirby intend to kill off Orion and Darkseid in his Fourth World finale! What was DC's clever way to pay Kirby royalties on Fourth World characters?
Was there nearly a Star Wars comic where Luke and Leia ended up together? And is there an unpublished Claremont/Byrne "What If...?"
Did Stan Lee debate Fredric Wertham? Was there a Conan comic two decades before Marvel's? And what's the surprise in 1999's "Doctor Strange" #2?
Did a Red Sonja rights issues lead to Chris Claremont owning his first comic character? And did Valiant seriously have their own beer?
Discover the Christmas story Alan Moore wrote and drew before Marvelman! And what Carl Barks' Christmas classic was censored by Disney editors?
Was Knightfall really influenced by the Death of Superman? Was Azrael's stint as Batman always intended to be temporary? Plus, more!
Was Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" filmed as a result of a lawsuit against DC? And was Conan not a barbarian before his Marvel comic series?
Did Curt Swan draw an X-Rated Superman comic? Was there nearly a "Hush" reunion on "All Star Batman and Robin"? Plus, WWII Black Widow & more!
Did Mort Weisinger use a Bizarro comic to out John F. Kennedy's affair with Marilyn Monroe? Plus, Wolverine, Jack Kirby & the Fourth World!
Was Scarlet Witch slated to die in "Siege?" Did Lou Reed dress as Robin at kids' parties? And what's with the countdown during "Death of Superman?"
With Thor's new movie this weekend, CSBG has collected all of their past Comic Book Legends Revealed columns spotlighting Thor over the years!
Were the New Gods originally Thor characters? How close did we come to Superman/Thor? And what is "Saga of the Vengeance of Thor?"
Did Marvel nearly buy Marvelman thirty years ago?! Did DC pass on the character as well? And is there really a DC supervillain fueled by cocaine?
Who created Thor? Plus, what classic comics gave us the dreaded Comic Sans, and did we almost have a new John Byrne FF book a few years back?
Why did Alan Moore quit DC Comics the first time? Can Marvel own the rights to a real person, and what was the U.S. Military's problem with Mjolnir?
Was George R.R. Martin really the first comic con attendee ever?! And how close did David Bowie's wife come to playing Wonder Woman and Black Widow? Find out this week!
Were Professor X and Magneto meant to be revealed as brothers? And how in the world did a "Rugrats" comic strip get censored and a character banned?!
This week, learn about the DC/Marvel crossover comic you've never heard of, written by a future comic book great! Plus, who is Silkie and how was she almost an X-Man? All this and Cyclops' powers, too!
Was Marvel really planning on killing Venom in "Amazing Spider-Man" #400? Was there nearly a Mr. Monster/Swamp Thing crossover? And what does Marvel Comics have to do with Beatlemania...the movie?