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The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told Countdown Hits the Top 20!

The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told Countdown Hits the Top 20!

CSBG has been counting down your picks for the greatest Joker stories ever told and they've cracked the top twenty! See which stories made it.

Abandoned Love: Stop Making Out With Your Sister, Luke!

Abandoned Love: Stop Making Out With Your Sister, Luke!

CSBG looks at how Marvel's "Star Wars" comics had to quickly drop the romantic plot with Luke & Leia after they were revealed as brother and sister.

Hunting Vampires with John Ostrander & Tom Mandrake

Hunting Vampires with John Ostrander & Tom Mandrake

CSBG spoke with frequent collaborators Ostrander & Mandrake about their Kickstarter campaign for a new OGN about a Civil War-era vampire hunter.

That Time Green Arrow Choked Out a Villain Who Doesn't Need to Breathe

That Time Green Arrow Choked Out a Villain Who Doesn't Need to Breathe

In the latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, CSBG looks at when Green Arrow won a fight by choking a villain who doesn't need to breathe.

Did a Classic Joker Story Result from Walt Simonson's Trade with a Fellow Artist?

Did a Classic Joker Story Result from Walt Simonson's Trade with a Fellow Artist?

As thanks for a 3D shadowbox, Walt Simonson drew a massive Batman piece. But was that enough to greenlight a story based on it?

"Wolverine's Dead Lovers" and More Comic Book Cliches

"Wolverine's Dead Lovers" and More Comic Book Cliches

CSBG has a collection of notable comic book cliches, like a woman getting romantically involved with Wolverine being the kiss of death for her.

The Greatest Joker Stories of All-Time Countdown Hits the Top 25!

The Greatest Joker Stories of All-Time Countdown Hits the Top 25!

The countdown hits the top 25 with today's Joker stories, including Joker's contribution to Loeb & Sale's "The Long Halloween!"

The Top Five X-Men/Fantastic Four Crossovers

The Top Five X-Men/Fantastic Four Crossovers

With rumors of Fox crossing over its X-Men and Fantastic Four film franchises, CSBG spotlights the best X-Men/Fantastic Four comic book crossovers.

The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told: #35-26

The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told: #35-26

CSBG continues their countdown of the greatest Joker comic book stories of all-time with #35-26 on the list!

Abandoned Love: The Death & Life of Cassie Lang, Ant-Man's Daughter

Abandoned Love: The Death & Life of Cassie Lang, Ant-Man's Daughter

After looking at how Scott Lang's death was overturned, CSBG now looks at how the same thing happened to his daughter.

Abandoned Love: The Death of Scott Lang, Ant-Man

Abandoned Love: The Death of Scott Lang, Ant-Man

In their latest spotlight on overturned comic book plots, CSBG looks at how Scott Lang was brought back after his death in "Avengers Disassembled."

"The Avengers Can't Stop Them, But Ant-Man & the Wasp Can!"

"The Avengers Can't Stop Them, But Ant-Man & the Wasp Can!"

CSBG spotlights Scott Lang's unlikeliest Ant-Man victory, when he and Wasp beat Absorbing Man, who routinely takes on the whole of the Avengers.

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.

"Hank Pym's Dead Wife is Alive! No, Never Mind" & More Comic Book Retcons

"Hank Pym's Dead Wife is Alive! No, Never Mind" & More Comic Book Retcons

CSBG has a collection of famous comic book retcons, including the brief return of Hank Pym's dead first wife in the pages of "West Coast Avengers."

"What Marvel Villain Got His Name From a Dirty Limerick?" & More Obscure References

"What Marvel Villain Got His Name From a Dirty Limerick?" & More Obscure References

CSBG has an archive of obscure pop culture references in comics, including the bawdy origin of a Stan Lee/Jack Kirby Silver Age super villain.

The Wasp Unfairly Stung in Classic Avengers Fight

The Wasp Unfairly Stung in Classic Avengers Fight

One "Avengers Annual" keeps popping up in CSBG's spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, and now it makes another appearance for Wasp vs. her her ex.

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.

Ten Goofiest Moments in the First Ten Ant-Man Comics

Ten Goofiest Moments in the First Ten Ant-Man Comics

With Marvel Studios' "Ant-Man" arriving tomorrow, CSBG spotlights the goofiest moments from the first ten comics featuring Ant-Man.

When Did Uncle Ben First Say "With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility?"

When Did Uncle Ben First Say "With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility?"

Discover the surprising place where we first heard Uncle Ben tell Peter Parker that "with great power there must also come great responsibility."

Why Weren't the X-Men in 'Infinity Gauntlet?'" & More Comic Book Questions Answered

Why Weren't the X-Men in 'Infinity Gauntlet?'" & More Comic Book Questions Answered

CSBG has a collection of answers to reader-submitted questions, like their latest, just why exactly weren't the X-Men in "Infinity Gauntlet?"

The Sad Death of the Hobgoblin

The Sad Death of the Hobgoblin

In their latest look at "bad" comic fights, CSBG revisits the disappointing death of Spidey foe Hobgoblin, which was thankfully later retconned.

"Did Justice League HQ Just Get Destroyed AGAIN?" & More Comic Book Cliches

"Did Justice League HQ Just Get Destroyed AGAIN?" & More Comic Book Cliches

CSBG collects plots writers go to over and over, and the latest looks at just how many times the Justice League's headquarters has been destroyed.

"When Did Wonder Woman First Fly?" and More Comic Book Firsts

"When Did Wonder Woman First Fly?" and More Comic Book Firsts

CSBG has an archive of notable comic book firsts, including their latest: When did Wonder Woman first gain the ability to fly?

Looking Back at "Elektra Lives Again"

Looking Back at "Elektra Lives Again"

With Elektra making her TV debut in "Daredevil" Season 2, CSBG examines Frank Miller's landmark "farewell" to the character, "Elektra Lives Again."

Remember That Time Aunt May Was a Herald of Galactus?

Remember That Time Aunt May Was a Herald of Galactus?

With Aunt May cast in the new "Spider-Man" film, CSBG revisits her strangest story ever -- not a dream, not a hoax -- when May was the herald of Galactus!

The Top Five Times Peter Parker Decided He was "Spider-Man... No More!"

The Top Five Times Peter Parker Decided He was "Spider-Man... No More!"

CSBG counts down the top five times Peter Parker decided to hang up the webs and call it a day on his vigilante career as Spider-Man.

Remembering the First Time Commissioner Gordon Became Batman

Remembering the First Time Commissioner Gordon Became Batman

In their latest spotlight on old comic book plots that look hilarious in hindsight, CSBG looks at the first time Jim Gordon became Batman!

The Original All-New, All-Different X-Men Designs & More Comic Book History

The Original All-New, All-Different X-Men Designs & More Comic Book History

CSBG collects interesting pieces of comic book history, like the latest, Dave Cockrum & John Romita's designs for the All-New, All-Different X-Men.

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?

Doctor Doom Really Should Have Just Given Luke Cage His Money

Doctor Doom Really Should Have Just Given Luke Cage His Money

In CSBG's latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, learn what happened when Luke Cage tried to get back money owed to him by Dr. Doom.

Come See Batman Visit All 50 States!

Come See Batman Visit All 50 States!

In honor of Independence Day in the United States, CSBG spotlights Batman's visits to every state in the Union!

"The Wasp Is Now a Horrifically Mutated Creature?" & More Dropped Comic Book Plots

"The Wasp Is Now a Horrifically Mutated Creature?" & More Dropped Comic Book Plots

CSBG has a collection of notable dropped comic book plots, such as the Wasp's short-lived time as a mutated, wasp-like creature.

How DC Blew Up Gotham City to Make it Match Tim Burton's Batman Movies

How DC Blew Up Gotham City to Make it Match Tim Burton's Batman Movies

CSBG's latest spotlight on changes to comics based on outside media shows how DC changed Gotham City's skyline to match the Tim Burton Batman films.

Remember When the Joker Fell to His Death... Issue After Issue After Issue?

Remember When the Joker Fell to His Death... Issue After Issue After Issue?

With the Joker's seeming death in "Batman" #40, CSBG revisits a bizarre stretch of early Batman comics where the Joker repeatedly fell to his death.

She Has No Head: Laughter as a Comic Book Gateway Drug

She Has No Head: Laughter as a Comic Book Gateway Drug

Kelly Thompson spotlights five comic book series she came to love due to their sense of humor, from "Nextwave" to "Astonishing X-Men."

Remember to Forget: That Time Batman Had a "Bladder Spasm"

Remember to Forget: That Time Batman Had a "Bladder Spasm"

In the latest spotlight on comic stories best forgotten, CSBG revisits the Batman tale where we learned too much about Batman's bladder & sexual prowess.

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?

"What is Captain America's Shield Made Of?" & More Comic Book Questions Answered

"What is Captain America's Shield Made Of?" & More Comic Book Questions Answered

CSBG has an archive of comic-related questions they've answered for readers over the years, including answering what Cap's shield is made out of.

That Time Catwoman's Whip Was More Powerful Than the Combined Might of the Justice League

That Time Catwoman's Whip Was More Powerful Than the Combined Might of the Justice League

In their latest spotlight on "bad" comic book fights, CSBG examines when Catwoman took out a villain the entire Justice League couldn't defeat.

"'Supergirl Will Never Be Forgotten!'...Until She's Written Out of Continuity!" & More Hindsight Hilarity

"'Supergirl Will Never Be Forgotten!'...Until She's Written Out of Continuity!" & More Hindsight Hilarity

CSBG collects moments that are more interesting in hindsight, like how no one would ever forget Supergirl's sacrifice during Crisis... until they did.

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