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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.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: What is the Secret Origin of the Super-Mullet?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: What is the Secret Origin of the Super-Mullet?

Did the Man of Steel's Super-Mullet owe its origins to the "Lois and Clark" TV series? And what is the real original Batmobile?!

Howard the Duck Legends Revealed Celebrates Marvel's Main Mallard

Howard the Duck Legends Revealed Celebrates Marvel's Main Mallard

Celebrate Howard the Duck's new series with our comic book legends related to the Master of Quack-Fu, like how he had to wear pants due to a lawsuit from Disney!

Did the Success of "Secret Wars" Lead to the Punisher's First Series?

Did the Success of "Secret Wars" Lead to the Punisher's First Series?

After debuting in 1973, it took the Punisher 12 years to finally headline his own series. And the original "Secret Wars" is to blame.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Alex Ross Pitch a "Batman Junior" Series?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Alex Ross Pitch a "Batman Junior" Series?

This week, learn of a never-published Alex Ross series starring Bat-Boy! Plus, legends involving Green Lantern, the Punisher and "Secret Wars!"

Did an Alabama Printer Refuse to Print a Luke Cage/Jessica Jones Sex Scene?

Did an Alabama Printer Refuse to Print a Luke Cage/Jessica Jones Sex Scene?

With Mike Colter revealing Netflix's "Luke Cage" series will be "adult oriented," CSBG revisits a comic book legend about a controversial "Alias" issue.

Were DC's "Team Titans" Going to be a New Teen Titans?

Were DC's "Team Titans" Going to be a New Teen Titans?

The ill-fated team book starring a group of Titans from the future may have started off with much grander plans from DC Comics -- or did it?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Greatest Stories Never Told

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Greatest Stories Never Told

CBLR has featured many tales of comic book stories that never got a chance to happen, and now they're all collected in one place.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Inspiring Origin of "Peanuts'" Franklin

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Inspiring Origin of "Peanuts'" Franklin

As Black History Month comes to an end, learn the inspiring story of the first African-American character in "Peanuts." Plus, a "Spider-Man Unlimited" legend!

Did Gaiman Use Sienkiewicz's "Sandman: Endless Nights" Pages Out of Order?

Did Gaiman Use Sienkiewicz's "Sandman: Endless Nights" Pages Out of Order?

Neil Gaiman worked with artist Bill Sienkiewicz for the Delirium story in 2003's "Endless Nights" OGN, but did the story run out of order?

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