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How did Evel Knievel inadvertently lead to the creation of one of Marvel's goofiest comics of the late 1970s?! Plus, learn the amazing story of how the first issue of that comic was made!
Jack Kirby meets Shakespeare! Spider-Man has a wardrobe malfunction! And did Hasbro dictate Larry Hama's "G.I. Joe" writing style?
As they say, knowing is half the battle, and you'll be prepared for that half with this week's All-G.I. Joe edition of CBLR! Did Larry Hama's band perform on an episode of "G.I. Joe?" Did Hasbro name one of their figures Ghost Rider?
A special all-Avengers CBLR! Discover the "Avengers" issue edited at the last minute because of a ribald sequence, learn whether Stan Lee wrote the Captain America theme song, and how the Comics Code changed Cap forever.
Learn whether Luke Cage was supposed to be an Avenger nearly two decades before he finally joined! Was Jemm, Son of Saturn originally supposed to be from Mars? All this, and more in today's CBLR!
In this week's all-Psylocke edition of CBLR, discover how close she came to being killed off in the 90, look at her squelched affair with Cyclops and a major continuity entaglement. Plus, an exclusive piece of Psylocke art!
This week, discover the strange origins behind Wonder Woman's silver bracelets and a pagan god based on "The Simpsons'" Milhouse! Also, who - or what - is the Mexican Green Lantern?!?
Did Jean Grey almost turn back into the Phoenix during the 1990s? Did an issue of "New Mutants" use an image from an "adult" magazine? All this and more in this week's CBLR!
Did Academy Award-winning screenwriter Charlie Kaufman really pen an X-Men parody comic in the 1980s? And did Superman creator Jerry Siegel actually write an issue of "Thor?" All this, plus a Teen Titans identity crisis!
This week, we explore the background of how "Watchmen" came to be! Plus, the shocking history behind the Australian comic book, the Lone Avenger, and the hilarious story of how writer John Rozum broke into comics.
Learn how close we came to a Cerebus/X-Men crossover! Did a member of the Teen Titans almost debut in a trading card set? And marvel at how Neal Adams drew Richard Nixon into a Green Lantern comic...as a little girl!
Just in time for Disney's big screen extravaganza, discover the amazing behind-the-scenes connection between John Carter and the creation of Flash Gordon! Plus, legends about Spider-Ham and Superman!
In a special edition of Comic Book Legends Revealed, Brian Cronin settles once and for all the question of whether or not Batman's shark repellent was comic book canon or merely an Adam West gadget.
Did DC pull a Static cover because it showed sex? Was the first daily comic strip canceled because it was too obscene? Finally, how did comic books give us the greatness that is Chess Boxing?!
This week, has the creator of the Crow been trying to do a Batman comic for over a decade? Plus, learn the shocking history of Captain Marvel's arch-rival, Black Adam! Also, who or what is Starhawk?!
Was "Greatest American Hero" nearly a Superboy TV series? Did Warren Ellis use a loophole to kill off his Stormwatch characters? Plus, a Mutt and Jeff comic about...suicide?!!?
Was Huntress originally intended to die in Batman's "No Man's Land?" How did DC originally try to get around their inability to name Captain Marvel's comic book "Captain Marvel?" Plus, more!
Discover the secret origin of Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham! Does it involve Cerebus?! Plus, legends about Ken Griffey and...comic books? And what minor Marvel superhero was nearly Captain Marvel?!
This week, was Robin originally going to be only a one-issue wonder!?! Plus, discover the super-villain that came out of a bad review and the superhero invented by Harlan Ellison - for a T-Shirt?
Did Marvel sue Dave Sim over the Wolverine parody Wolveroach? Did the makers of the Spider-Man film get sued over a billboard? And who or what is Speed Gordon? Find out this week!
Have you checked out the Comic Book Legends Revealed archive recently? There are over six years' worth of comic book myths and legends at your disposal! Come take a look - you might be lost for hours!
This week, prepare yourself for the bizarre awesomeness that is - the "Adventures of Superpup!" Plus, legends involving Chris Claremont, Dave Sim, Cabretooth and John Byrne!
This week, learn the amazing story of what comic book character Alan Moore used as the basis for Rorschach's speech patterns! Plus, did DC almost do a Batman comic adapting "Hamlet?" Find out today!
It's a mad, mad, mad world this week as COMICS SHOULD BE GOOD examines legends all related to Mad Magazine, including the strange history of Alfred E. Neuman!
This week, we examine the history of Snake-Eyes and see how much of the character was designed by Marvel Comics! Also, what comic strip backed away from having a gay character due to fear of controversy?
This week, learn about the complicated legal history of Red Sonja and the surprising history of her metal bikini! Also, the strange and amusing story of how "Catwoman's" Holly Robinson was brought back to life!
Was Mickey Mouse the code word for the Allied Invasion on D-Day, how did the late Jerry Robinson helped free a political prisoner and were some "MAD Magazine" covers were to controversial print? Find out in CBLR!
This week, learn how Superboy almost had a TV series during the 1960s! Plus, discover the Aquaman mini-series that never was, and the strange origins of the Marvel villain Shuma-Gorath.
In this week's CBLR, learn the amazing story of how Alan Moore decided to let Marvel reprint his Captain Britain stories! Plus, legends involving Captain America, a showgirl and an ostrich!
This week, learn the surprising X-Men related origin behind the Trial of Reed Richards! Also, discover the hidden truth behind "Knightfall," plus, were the Katzenjammer Kids too German for America in the 1910s?
Did Superman inspire the Vulcan nerve pinch? Was famed Captain Marvel villain Mister Mind always meant to be a worm? Find out in this week's CBLR!
This week, learn the strange casting history of Michelle Pfeiffer and Tim Burton's Batman films! Plus, was Storm's mohawk originally intended as a JOKE? Find out!
Discover how close TV's Superboy came to playing SuperMAN in Lois and Clark! Plus, what comic has the honor of being added to the Congressional Record and did James Robinson really plan for a follow up to "Golden Age?"
In this week's Comic Book Legends Revealed, marvel at the great Spider-Man/Chameleon Boy feud of 1966! Plus, legends about Jack Kirby and Alan Davis!
"This week, discover the bizarre truth of the Wall Street adviser who made hundreds of thousands of dollars based on clues from comic strips! Plus, legends about the Green Hornet and Brother Power, the Geek!"
In honor of Dick Tracy's 80th Anniversary, ve an all-Dick Tracy edition of CBLR! Did Tracy really coin the phrase "Crime Doesn't Pay?" Did a comic book superhero beat Tracy to the 2-way wrist radio punch? Find out today!
This week, discover the amazing story of the #1 Women's Tennis Player in the World who became a writer and editor for Wonder Woman! Plus, legends about Deadpool and the artistic talents of Jim Cheung!
Did Popeye really lead to a 33% increase in spinach consumption in the United States in the 1930s? Plus, legends involving the Comics Code, Superman and a young Geoffrey Johns!
Did Daddy Warbucks actually kill himself because he didn't want to live through a fourth FDR term? Learn the utterly bizarre truth in this special all-Little Orphan Annie edition of CBLR!
What human Green Lantern did famed science fiction writer Larry Niven want to turn into an alien? Plus, discover the "lost" Calvin and Hobbes comic strip!