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Comic Book Legends Revealed: Marvel's R-Rated "Avengers" Movie

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Marvel's R-Rated "Avengers" Movie

This week, learn why Marvel initially twice received an R-rating for "The Avengers!" Plus, legends involving the comic Avengers and Neil Gaiman!

Did Peter David Spoil "Alpha Flight" #12's Death Before it Came Out?

Did Peter David Spoil "Alpha Flight" #12's Death Before it Came Out?

Did the writer really share photocopied pages of the death sequence in "Alpha Flight" #12 with fans at a convention before the issue was out?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did "Superman" Have a Lois Lane Musical Sequence?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did "Superman" Have a Lois Lane Musical Sequence?

Did "Superman" originally include a musical sequence with Margot Kidder singing? Plus, legends involving Peter David, John Byrne and Mark Waid!

Comic Book Legends Addendum: Paul Smith's Rejected Wonder Woman Designs!

Comic Book Legends Addendum: Paul Smith's Rejected Wonder Woman Designs!

CSBG has Comic Book Legend Paul Smith's unused designs of Wonder Woman, after leaving the project due to disputes over her cleavage and pants

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Paul Smith Quit a Book Over Wonder Woman's Pants?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Paul Smith Quit a Book Over Wonder Woman's Pants?

Did veteran artist Paul Smith really walk off Jeph Loeb's "Love and War" story at DC Comics because he didn't like the cut of Wonder Woman's pants?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Who Designed Indiana Jones?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Who Designed Indiana Jones?

Learn which comic book superstar designed Indiana Jones' look! Did the Punisher really once kill someone for jaywalking? Plus, Wonder Woman's pants!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Benny Hill Help Create She-Hulk?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Benny Hill Help Create She-Hulk?

Did the famous British comedian seriously have a part in the creation of She-Hulk? And how did a single panel change a major aspect of the Dark Phoenix Saga?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Batman Nearly Become a Gunslinger?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Batman Nearly Become a Gunslinger?

Did Batman almost brandish pistols during the 1960's "New Look" era? Does the Multiverse owe its existence to Carmine Infantino messing with Julie Schwartz?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Kill A Character This Week Over Film Rights?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Kill A Character This Week Over Film Rights?

Did Marvel kill off a major character this week over movie rights? Plus, did Wolverine really get re-drawn as Storm in an issue of "X-Men?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Let a College Name its Mascot "Spidey"?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Let a College Name its Mascot "Spidey"?

In this all Spider-Man edition of CBLR, did Marvel allow a University to name its mascot "Spidey"?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Superman, Einstein and Asimov

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Superman, Einstein and Asimov

Did Superman really spark a disagreement between Albert Einstein and Isaac Asimov! Plus, what came first - the Supermobile toy or comic?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did The "Spidey's Amazing Friends" Theme Have Lyrics?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did The "Spidey's Amazing Friends" Theme Have Lyrics?

This week, learn the bizarre lyrics to "Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends" theme! Plus, who REALLY designed War Machine? And what strange change killed a major Walking Dead character?

Christmas Comic Book Legends Revealed

Christmas Comic Book Legends Revealed

Celebrate the holiday with a collection of Comic Book Legends Revealed installments about Christmas!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Attempt to Ban Christmas?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Attempt to Ban Christmas?

Did Marvel once ban Christmas stories? How did DC Comics' confusion give us a silent Christmas classic? Why did Wolverine almost kill Nightcrawler over mistletoe?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Deadpool Origins, Byrne on "Supreme?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Deadpool Origins, Byrne on "Supreme?"

How did Spider-Man's mask indirectly lead to Deadpoo's creationl! Was 'pool originally going to be Weapon NINE? And did John Byrne nearly draw Supreme?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: A Homeless Movie Batman?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: A Homeless Movie Batman?

CBLR finishes its 500th celebration by looking at the strange plans Frank Miller had for the Year One Batman film before "Batman Begins" was made.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Frank Miller's Censored First Daredevil Story

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Frank Miller's Censored First Daredevil Story

CBLR's 500th celebration continues with a look at how Frank Miller's first Daredevil was canceled by the Comics Code. Plus, did Jack Kirby secretly draw Daredevil #1?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: What Was Up with Wolverine's Australian Accent?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: What Was Up with Wolverine's Australian Accent?

In the first part of a three-part 500th installment celebration, CBLR looks at Wolverine legends, including his strange Australian accent in the X-Men animated pilot!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Mystery Spider-Man Todd McFarlane Insult

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Mystery Spider-Man Todd McFarlane Insult

Who was behind the mysterious insult of Todd McFarlane in one of his last "Spider-Man" issues? And was She-Hulk going to be gold in her ill-fated TV series?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: "Batman: Year One," Iron Man's MySpace Debt

Comic Book Legends Revealed: "Batman: Year One," Iron Man's MySpace Debt

Did Miller & Mazzuchelli's "Batman: Year One" lead to Alan Davis leaving "Detective Comics?" And why do Iron Man fans owe MySpace a debt of gratitude?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Betty Banner's Death & A Secret Titans Crossover

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Betty Banner's Death & A Secret Titans Crossover

This week, the real life reason for Hulk's wife's death, a secret Teen Titans crossover, and was the famous Thunderbolts reveal almost spoiled before #1 came out?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: How Did George RR Martin Help Gaiman's "Sandman" Debut?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: How Did George RR Martin Help Gaiman's "Sandman" Debut?

Learn how "Sandman" was nearly never a comic book series before George R.R. Martin got involved! Plus, which creator was in a Tony-winning musical?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was Robin Going to Visit "Arkham Asylum"?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was Robin Going to Visit "Arkham Asylum"?

Was Grant Morrison's "Arkham Asylum" originally going to feature Robin? And did "Peanuts" really coin the term 'security blanket'?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Mighty Marvel Sound Effects Trademark

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The Mighty Marvel Sound Effects Trademark

Did "Twin Peaks" nearly find a second life as a comic book? Does Marvel actually own a trademark on "snikt" and "thwip?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Remembering Wolverine

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Remembering Wolverine

CBLR honors the memory of Wolverine by revealing when he first gained his healing powers, how he was edited into killing for the first time and more.

Wolverine Legends Revealed!

Wolverine Legends Revealed!

Come celebrate Wolverine's 40th anniversary with a collection of Comic Book Legends Revealed installments about the mutant hero.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The All "Walking Dead" Edition

Comic Book Legends Revealed: The All "Walking Dead" Edition

It's an all "Walking Dead" CBLR, featuring the great Andrea/Amy switcheroo, the time a major character's death was spoiled months in advance and more!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Harley's Origins, Quitely's 'Sexy' Lobo

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Harley's Origins, Quitely's 'Sexy' Lobo

Revisit how the Joker jumping out of a cake led to Harley Quinn's creation! Plus, Barbara Gordon legends and an unpublished Frank Quitely issue of "sexy" Lobo!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Harley Quinn's Soap Opera Origins

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Harley Quinn's Soap Opera Origins

See the soap opera episode that inspired the creation of Harley Quinn! Did Joe Simon help develop Superman? And did NBC censor Firestar's rear end?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did the White House Pay Spider-Man To Be Anti-Marijuana?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did the White House Pay Spider-Man To Be Anti-Marijuana?

Was Marvel really paid by the government for an anti-marijuana Spider-Man story? Why didn't we get a Frank Miller/Roger Stern Doctor Strange?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Who Created Batman's Origin?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Who Created Batman's Origin?

Which creator actually came up with the origin for Batman? How did Frank Miller get his start on "Daredevil?" And what's the Kingpin's name in France?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Which Batman Villain Was Created To Become Robin?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Which Batman Villain Was Created To Become Robin?

Learn which Bat-villain was created to become the new Robin! Plus, did Jack Kirby have no say in the Thing being orange? And what did Iron Man just say to Cap?!?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was Human Torch Pulled from TV Over Self-Immolation Fears?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was Human Torch Pulled from TV Over Self-Immolation Fears?

This week, was Human Torch pulled from "Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends" over fears kids would light themselves on fire? Plus more Human Torch legends!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Live Action Spidey, Firestar Origins

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Live Action Spidey, Firestar Origins

Was the '70s "Spider-Man" TV series canceled for reasons other than poor ratings? Was Firestar originally going to be Mary Jane? All this, and more!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Batman's Shadow-y Origins

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Batman's Shadow-y Origins

Discover whether Batman's first appearance was a re-written Shadow story! Plus, how close did we get to a Robin Williams Riddler in "Batman Forever?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Is This 'Dirty' Mickey Mouse Milk Ad Real?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Is This 'Dirty' Mickey Mouse Milk Ad Real?

Is a sexually suggestive Mickey Mouse milk ad for real? And did Flash nearly survive DC Comics' "Crisis on Infinite Earths?"

Howard the Duck Legends Revealed

Howard the Duck Legends Revealed

With the Master of Quack Fu experiencing a sudden surge in popularity, it's the perfect time to dig into CSBG's archive of Howard the Duck legends!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Why Did Todd McFarlane Leave Marvel?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Why Did Todd McFarlane Leave Marvel?

Discover the surprising comic book panel that drove Todd McFarlane from Marvel! Plus, learn the bizarre way "Blondie" was launched back in 1930!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: A Transvestite Joker in "Arkham Asylum?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: A Transvestite Joker in "Arkham Asylum?"

It's an all-Batman edition of CBLR! What was Joker's original "Arkham Asylum" look? Was Azrael's Batman tenure cut short? When did Harley Quinn first show up?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Why Did The Flash Die - And Why Didn't Robin?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Why Did The Flash Die - And Why Didn't Robin?

This week, learn why DC decided to kill off Barry Allen during "Crisis" and why Grant Morrison decided not to kill off Damian Wayne in his first appearance!

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