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Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did "Secret Wars II" Create the New Universe?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did "Secret Wars II" Create the New Universe?

Did the Beyonder create the New Universe? Learn the strange origin of a classic Joker comic book story! Plus, a prank Bill Gaines pulled on The New Yorker!

Did an Animator Self-Publish a Comic to Keep His Creation Safe from Hanna-Barbera?

Did an Animator Self-Publish a Comic to Keep His Creation Safe from Hanna-Barbera?

Learn how veteran animator Warren Greenwood pitched his Space Dog to his bosses -- and then retroactively protected his creation from theft.

The Truth Behind Hank Pym & the Wasp's Domestic Abuse Story

The Truth Behind Hank Pym & the Wasp's Domestic Abuse Story

Hank Pym is forever haunted by the time he struck his wife, Janet Van Dyne, but in this classic edition of CBLR, discover if it was actually supposed to happen.

COMIC BOOK LEGENDS REVEALED: Was Wolverine Nearly an Ex- X-Man?

COMIC BOOK LEGENDS REVEALED: Was Wolverine Nearly an Ex- X-Man?

Was Wolverine about to be written out of the X-Men when John Byrne took over? Did Walter Simonson create his "Surtur Saga" ten years before writing "Thor"?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Miller Vs. Janson on "Dark Knight Returns"?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Miller Vs. Janson on "Dark Knight Returns"?

Did Frank Miller really have an issue with Klaus Janson's inks when the two were working together on "Dark Knight Returns?"

Did Walter Simonson Know Velociraptors Had Feathers Before Scientists?

Did Walter Simonson Know Velociraptors Had Feathers Before Scientists?

Is it really possible Walt Simonson's "Fantastic Four" #345, which came out in 1990, beat scientists to a discovery by nearly 20 years?

What is the Origin Behind the Not-So-Amazing Spider-Mobile?

What is the Origin Behind the Not-So-Amazing Spider-Mobile?

Discover the strange origin behind the not-so-Amazing Spider-Mobile! Plus, legends involving dinosaurs, Walter Simonson and Wonder Comics!

Did Kurt Busiek Lose a Series Because His Artist Became Too Popular?

Did Kurt Busiek Lose a Series Because His Artist Became Too Popular?

Did Kurt Busiek bring Kevin Maguire about DC's "Wildcard" only to have editors vying for his services on other, higher-profile books?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: How Close Did We Come to "Superman V?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: How Close Did We Come to "Superman V?"

How close did we come to a fifth Superman movie, and did the script become a classic graphic novel? Plus, legends involving Kurt Busiek and Steve Englehart!

Was Brian Michael Bendis Supposed to Draw "Kabuki" for David Mack?

Was Brian Michael Bendis Supposed to Draw "Kabuki" for David Mack?

When Mack first started working on Kabuki, now-known for its mixed media mastery, did he really intend for to only write and have Bendis draw it?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Marvel's Problem With Wolverine Killing

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Marvel's Problem With Wolverine Killing

Did Marvel keep Wolverine from being a killer, and squelch plans for a trans superhero in the '80s? And was Brian Bendis going to be the artist on David Mack's "Kabuki?"

Did Steve Englehart Want Quicksilver to Stay Evil?

Did Steve Englehart Want Quicksilver to Stay Evil?

See how Marvel Comics re-scripted a story with Quicksilver portrayed as a villain in it to make him a hero again -- or did they?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Jean Grey Almost Survive the "Dark Phoenix Saga"?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Jean Grey Almost Survive the "Dark Phoenix Saga"?

Was Jean Grey set to survive the "Dark Phoenix Saga" even after the original ending was scrapped? And what was the deal with Hulk losing a fight to a snake?

What's Up with Ms. Marvel Turning into She-Hulk in "Contest of Champions?"

What's Up with Ms. Marvel Turning into She-Hulk in "Contest of Champions?"

Was She-Hulk’s fight in Marvel's "Contest of Champions" originally drawn as a Ms. Marvel fight? Find out if this Legend is true or false.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Marvel's Mighty Continuity Gaffe

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Marvel's Mighty Continuity Gaffe

Did Marvel once close out a major crossover with a huge, story-altering mistake? Plus, does Don Rosa really hate "DuckTales?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Consider "West Coast X-Men?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Consider "West Coast X-Men?"

Learn how close we came to a West Coast spin-off of the X-Men! Plus, did Rhodey almost die? And did a Marvel character miss his own final issue?

Did Spider-Man Defeat the Juggernaut by Luring Him into Wet Cement?

Did Spider-Man Defeat the Juggernaut by Luring Him into Wet Cement?

Many fans have different recollections when it comes to the "Amazing Spider-Man" story that saw Spidey take on the unstoppable X-Men villain.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Mechanical Web Shooters, John Byrne's Superman

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Mechanical Web Shooters, John Byrne's Superman

Who was responsible for Spidey's mechanical web shooters arriving onscreen? Did "Man of Steel" almost have a morbid coincidence with the Challenger explosion?

What is the Secret Origin of "Batman: The Killing Joke?"

What is the Secret Origin of "Batman: The Killing Joke?"

Did Alan Moore & Brian Bolland's acclaimed graphic novel that explored the relationship between Batman and Joker begin its life as an annual?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: What Was the Original "Spider-Men" Plan?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: What Was the Original "Spider-Men" Plan?

Discover if we nearly saw a Marvel U version of Miles Morales in "Spider-Men," did Falcon almost star in an ongoing series, and what is "The Killing Joke's" origin?

Did a Winsor McCay Animated Film Inspire the U.S. to Join World War I?

Did a Winsor McCay Animated Film Inspire the U.S. to Join World War I?

Did McCay's film "The Sinking of the Lusitania," based on the sinking of the passenger ship, inspire the United States to join the war effort?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Nightwing's Engagement & Flash's Alter Ego

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Nightwing's Engagement & Flash's Alter Ego

Did Nightwing and Oracle get engaged because Dick was meant to die in "Infinite Crisis?" Plus, the secret of Argentina's Flush Man and more!

Avengers Legends Revealed!

Avengers Legends Revealed!

In honor of their latest big screen adventure, CSBG has assembled a collection of past legends involving Marvel's Avengers!

Were Captain America & Scarlet Witch Going to Hook Up Before "Avengers Dissassembled?

Were Captain America & Scarlet Witch Going to Hook Up Before "Avengers Dissassembled?

"Avengers Disassembled" put numerous plot threads in motion, some of them organic, some forced, and at least one way ahead of schedule.

COMIC BOOK LEGENDS REVEALED: Avengers' "Crisis," Scarlet Witch Romance & More

COMIC BOOK LEGENDS REVEALED: Avengers' "Crisis," Scarlet Witch Romance & More

Did the failed JLA/Avengers crossover give us "Crisis on Infinite Earths?" Was Scarlet Witch once green? Was there a Wanda/Captain America romance?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Scarlet Witch's Most Controversial Moment

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Scarlet Witch's Most Controversial Moment

Was an issue of "Avengers West Coast" edited because a scene between Scarlet Witch and Wonder Man went way too far?

Without Eddie Murphy, There Would Be No "Harbinger?"

Without Eddie Murphy, There Would Be No "Harbinger?"

With Valiant's "Harbinger" headed to film, Comic Book Legends Revealed explores the title's genesis -- and how the legendary comedian fits in.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Which Character Did Stan Lee Say He Created as a Gay Hero?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Which Character Did Stan Lee Say He Created as a Gay Hero?

Following this week's Iceman news, learn which Silver Age character Marvel legend Stan Lee has said he intended to be gay.

Was a Finished Issue of "Ghost Rider" Delayed Because the Inker Never Returned the Art?

Was a Finished Issue of "Ghost Rider" Delayed Because the Inker Never Returned the Art?

"Ghost Rider" #10's cover teased a battle against the Hulk, but inside was... a reprint of his origin? Learn how this strange story became reality.

Daredevil Legends Revealed!

Daredevil Legends Revealed!

Discover CSBG's collection of Daredevil-related legends, like how we nearly had a "Daredevil" cartoon with Daredevil's seeing eye dog sidekick.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Miller's "Daredevil" Nearly Make it to TV in the '80s?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Miller's "Daredevil" Nearly Make it to TV in the '80s?

This week, learn what Frank Miller "Daredevil" story began as a treatment for a TV series for the hero, some 30 years before Netflix!

Did Marvel Never Use John Byrne's Final X-Men Cover?

Did Marvel Never Use John Byrne's Final X-Men Cover?

After departing Marvel's X-Men books shortly after drawing "Days of Future Past," did Marvel really opt not to use Byrne's final cover?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: X-Universe Rumors and TMNT-Garfield

Comic Book Legends Revealed: X-Universe Rumors and TMNT-Garfield

We address rumors about the X-Men post-"Secret Wars," what could have been John Byrne's final X-Men cover - and Garfield/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?

Did EC Comics Color Violent Panels One Color to Tone Down the Violence?

Did EC Comics Color Violent Panels One Color to Tone Down the Violence?

Rumor has it Marie Severin would color violent panels in old EC Comics all one color to tone down the violence -- but is it true?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Dave Gibbons' "Lost" Superman Story

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Dave Gibbons' "Lost" Superman Story

Art from a never-published Superman tale by comic book legends Dave Gibbons, Brian Bolland, Alan Davis and Garry Leach! Plus, EC Comics and Daredevil!

Did George Perez Refuse to Draw Vibe for DC Comics?

Did George Perez Refuse to Draw Vibe for DC Comics?

Rumor has it legendary artist George Perez wouldn't draw DC's Vibe because he felt he was an offensive stereotype -- but is it true?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: "Dennis the Menace's" Racial Issues

Comic Book Legends Revealed: "Dennis the Menace's" Racial Issues

How offensive was Hank Ketcham's first attempt at introducing an African-American character into his "Dennis the Menace" comic strip?

Did the Brazilian Edition of "Daredevil: Born Again" Feature a Different Iron Man?

Did the Brazilian Edition of "Daredevil: Born Again" Feature a Different Iron Man?

Comic Book Legends Revealed looks at whether Marvel altered the Brazilian edition of "Born Again" to make Iron Man fit in with their continuity.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did "Lois & Clark" Cause DC to Marry Off Superman?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did "Lois & Clark" Cause DC to Marry Off Superman?

Learn how the "Lois & Clark" TV show forced the Superman comics to get their version of the characters hitched in a hurry! Plus, how did a haircut land an inker a job?

Did Dwayne McDuffie Change a Finished Story Because a Dead Character was Suddenly Alive?

Did Dwayne McDuffie Change a Finished Story Because a Dead Character was Suddenly Alive?

Dwayne McDuffie's time on "Justice League of America" hit a bit of a snag when Hawkgirl died and was revived by DC -- but no one told him.

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