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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.

What are the Top Five Superhero Origins of All-Time?

What are the Top Five Superhero Origins of All-Time?

CSBG is counting down their picks for the top five superhero origins of all-time. See if you agree with thheir picks for the best.

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Saturday Morning Cartoons Come Alive!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Saturday Morning Cartoons Come Alive!

CSBG latest comic book Easter Egg spotlight finds realistic cameos by Saturday morning cartoon characters, like the Flintstones and the Jetsons.

That Time She-Hulk & Wasp Ranked the Male Avengers' "Hunkiness"

That Time She-Hulk & Wasp Ranked the Male Avengers' "Hunkiness"

CSBG takes another look at this charmingly bizarre tale where Wasp and She-Hulk rank each of their male Avenger teammates on how "hunky" they are.

"Sure, the Avengers Are Tough, but Not as Tough as One Punch From Spider-Man!"

"Sure, the Avengers Are Tough, but Not as Tough as One Punch From Spider-Man!"

In CSBG's latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, see how Spidey easily takes down a villain who singlehandedly defeated the entire Avengers!

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?

"When Did Batman First Become a Billionaire?" Plus More Comic Book Firsts

"When Did Batman First Become a Billionaire?" Plus More Comic Book Firsts

CSBG is always looking for notable comic book firsts. Check them all out, like the first time Bruce Wayne was referred to as a a billionaire!

"So the Beyonder is a Cosmic Cube? An Inhuman? Or...?" & More Comic Retcons

"So the Beyonder is a Cosmic Cube? An Inhuman? Or...?" & More Comic Retcons

CSBG has a collection of notable comic book retcons, like the various revelations of the Beyonder's origins over the years.

"The Punisher Meets Archie" and More of the Strangest Comics of All-Time

"The Punisher Meets Archie" and More of the Strangest Comics of All-Time

Check out CSBG's archive of the strangest (but most fun) comic books of all-time, like the time the Punisher teamed-up with Archie Andrews!

Make Sure to Vote for the Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told!

Make Sure to Vote for the Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told!

CSBG is still collecting votes for your picks for the greatest Joker comic book stories of all-time. Be sure to vote before it's too late!

The Five Best Daredevil/Punisher Fights

The Five Best Daredevil/Punisher Fights

CSBG counts down the best Daredevil/Punisher fights from the comics before the characters square off on TV in "Daredevil" Season Two.

Heavy Metal Makes History with All-Mexican Creators Edition

Heavy Metal Makes History with All-Mexican Creators Edition

"Heavy Metal's" newest installment features solely Mexican comic creators, and CSBG spoke with one of them, Axel Medellin, about the historic issue.

She Has No Head: When Have You Killed Too Many Characters?

She Has No Head: When Have You Killed Too Many Characters?

Following some notable deaths in comics and TV, Kelly Thompson examines if there's a point where death loses some narrative effectiveness.

Vote for the Greatest Joker Stories of All-Time

Vote for the Greatest Joker Stories of All-Time

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the perhaps the greatest supervillain ever as CSBG counts down your picks for the 75 greatest Joker stories.

The DC Universe - Where Women's Moods Are Controlled by Diet Soda

The DC Universe - Where Women's Moods Are Controlled by Diet Soda

In their latest examination of bad comic plots, CSBG examines the time Dr. Light and Power Girl's aggressive attitudes were caused by... diet soda?!

"Mister Fantastic Disses Heroes Reborn" and More Meta-Messages

"Mister Fantastic Disses Heroes Reborn" and More Meta-Messages

When creators take pot shots at each other, CSBG collects them, like Mr. Fantastic insulting "Heroes Reborn" in the FF's first Marvel U return.

"The Punisher is a Supernatural Angel of Vengeance Now?" & More Stories Best Forgotten

"The Punisher is a Supernatural Angel of Vengeance Now?" & More Stories Best Forgotten

CSBG has a collection of comic book stories that are best left forgotten, like the Punisher's time as a supernatural angel of vengeance.

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?

How Exactly Did Spider-Man Get Organic Webshooters?

How Exactly Did Spider-Man Get Organic Webshooters?

CSBG's latest spotlight on plot points lifted from outside media shows how Marvel brought Sam Raimi's organic webshooters from films to comics.

"Harley Quinn" #17 Makes Cover Homage History This Week

"Harley Quinn" #17 Makes Cover Homage History This Week

CSBG continues their weekly quest for cover homages, and discovers a historic one with "Harley Quinn" #17, which homages a book not yet released!

That Time the Punisher Became a Black Guy

That Time the Punisher Became a Black Guy

With Punisher headed to Netflix, CSBG spotlights one of the least memorable moments in Punisher's history, when he temporarily became a black guy!

The Lesser Known Batman Impersonators

The Lesser Known Batman Impersonators

With Jim Gordon beginning his Batman tenure today, CSBG spotlights five of the least memorable characters to have worn the cowl over the years.

Power Girl's Magical Virgin Pregnancy and Other Bad Comic Book Plot Ideas

Power Girl's Magical Virgin Pregnancy and Other Bad Comic Book Plot Ideas

CSBG has an archive of really bad comic book plot ideas, including the idea for Power Girl to have a magical virgin pregnancy for some reason.

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.

"Wolverine Pays Back Rogue's Sacrifice" & More Cool Comic Book Moments

"Wolverine Pays Back Rogue's Sacrifice" & More Cool Comic Book Moments

Visit CSBG's collection of awesome comic book moments, like Wolverine repaying Rogue's sacrifice as she first proves she belongs on the X-Men.

"Maybe This Batman Guy Will Work Out": Promotional Ads for Legendary Superheroes

"Maybe This Batman Guy Will Work Out": Promotional Ads for Legendary Superheroes

CSBG's latest comic book ad spotlight looks at house ads promoting the first appearances of classic superheroes like Batman, Hulk & Superman.

Modern Day Superhero Hostess Ads & More Line it is Drawn Galleries

Modern Day Superhero Hostess Ads & More Line it is Drawn Galleries

CSBG has a collection of every Line it is Drawn gallery, including two spotlights on modern day superhero Hostess Ads!

Even Thor is Obsessed with Who Would Win in a Thor/Hulk Fight?

Even Thor is Obsessed with Who Would Win in a Thor/Hulk Fight?

In their latest spotlight on strange comics, CSBG looks at the classic Lee/Kirby story where Thor & his fans debated if he could take Hulk in a fight.

A History of Trans Characters at DC and Marvel

A History of Trans Characters at DC and Marvel

CSBG examines DC and Marvel's history with trans characters, from "Sandman" in 1991 to "Angela: Asgard's Assassin" in 2015.

She Has No Head: 10 Badass Comic Book Weapons

She Has No Head: 10 Badass Comic Book Weapons

Kelly Thompson examines ten of the most badass comic book weapons ever wielded by female comic book heroes.

Did Red Hulk Just Beat the Stuffing Out of Thor?

Did Red Hulk Just Beat the Stuffing Out of Thor?

In their latest look at "bad" superhero fights, CSBG sees the god of thunder, Thor, get handled a bit too easily by the Red Hulk. 

"Can the X-Men's Dazzler Really Not Die?" & More Unresolved Comic Plots

"Can the X-Men's Dazzler Really Not Die?" & More Unresolved Comic Plots

CSBG has an archive of unresolved comic book storylines, including the latest, the mystery of why Dazzler cannot seem to be killed.

"Reed & Sue Are Now Members of the Aveng-- Oops, Nevermind" & More Dropped Plots

"Reed & Sue Are Now Members of the Aveng-- Oops, Nevermind" & More Dropped Plots

CSBG has a collection of abandoned storylines, including Mr. Fantastic and Invisible Woman's fantastically brief tenure as members of the Avengers.

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