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"Clark Kent & Bruce Wayne Meeting Each Other for the First Time" & More Comic Cliches

"Clark Kent & Bruce Wayne Meeting Each Other for the First Time" & More Comic Cliches

DC likes for Superman and Batman to meet each other for the first time... a LOT. Check out all their first meetings and more recurring comic book themes.

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?

Did Hawkeye Just Defeat She-Hulk... Without His Bows & Arrows?

Did Hawkeye Just Defeat She-Hulk... Without His Bows & Arrows?

In their latest look at "bad" superhero fights, CSBG checks out the time Hawkeye defeated She-Hulk even after she destroyed his bow and arrows.

"When Iron Man Used a Slide Rule to Save the Day" & More Blasts From the Past

"When Iron Man Used a Slide Rule to Save the Day" & More Blasts From the Past

CSBG collects outdated cultural references in old comics, like the latest, Iron Man defeating the Mandarin by using his armor's... slide rule?!

That Time Supergirl & Wonder Woman Gave Up Superheroing Because It Was Too "Manly"

That Time Supergirl & Wonder Woman Gave Up Superheroing Because It Was Too "Manly"

Those worried about CBS' "Supergirl" shouldn't check out the time Supergirl and Wonder Woman gave up the hero game so cute boys would like them.

What is the Greatest Valiant Comics Story Ever Told?

What is the Greatest Valiant Comics Story Ever Told?

CSBG counted down your picks for the top Valiant Comics stories of all-time, and now we have your top choice! What story made it to #1?

The 25 Greatest Valiant Comics Stories Countdown Hits the Top Ten!

The 25 Greatest Valiant Comics Stories Countdown Hits the Top Ten!

CSBG continues to count down your picks for the 25 greatest Valiant Comics stories ever published. Catch up now and see what cracked the top ten.

The Top Five Avengers Courts-Martial

The Top Five Avengers Courts-Martial

As seen in "Avengers: Age of Ultron," the Avengers are no strangers to internal conflicts. Check out CSBG's list of the top Avenger courts-martial!

The 25 Greatest Valiant Comics Stories Countdown Begins!

The 25 Greatest Valiant Comics Stories Countdown Begins!

In honor of Valiant's 25th anniversary, CSBG tallied the votes and begins counting down your picks for the 25 greatest Valiant stories ever told.

What Does "A Strong Female Character" Mean?

What Does "A Strong Female Character" Mean?

Kelly Thompson examines the definition of what exactly does it mean for a character to be a "strong female character"?

"So Why is Quicksilver a Crazy Supervillain Now?" & More Comic Retcons

"So Why is Quicksilver a Crazy Supervillain Now?" & More Comic Retcons

Quicksilver was a maniacal, murderous supervillain for a period in the 1980s, and CSBG shows how Marvel explained that away & more notable retcons.

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?

"When Did the Avengers First Assemble?" and More Comic Book Firsts

"When Did the Avengers First Assemble?" and More Comic Book Firsts

When did an Avenger first say "Avengers Assemble!" Find out the answer in CSBG's massive archive of famous comic book firsts.

How Iron Man Defeated a Being Made of Energy By Blasting Her with Energy

How Iron Man Defeated a Being Made of Energy By Blasting Her with Energy

In their latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, CSBG looks at how Iron Man managed to take down Captain Marvel at the peak of her powers.

"Of Course He's Magneto's Son, He Has the Same Hair!" & More Retro-Connections

"Of Course He's Magneto's Son, He Has the Same Hair!" & More Retro-Connections

CSBG spotlights retroactive connections between characters, like when seeing Magneto's hair led to the retcon that he fathered Quicksilver & Scarlet Witch.

The Top Five Worst Things Quicksilver Ever Did

The Top Five Worst Things Quicksilver Ever Did

Before making his film debut in "Avengers: Age of Ultron," Quicksilver had quite the checkered past, and CSBG looks at the worst of the worst.

One Day Left to Vote for the Greatest Valiant Comic Stories of All-Time!

One Day Left to Vote for the Greatest Valiant Comic Stories of All-Time!

There's only one day left to vote for the 26 greatest Valiant Comic stories, in honor of their 25th anniversary. Come cast your ballot!

That Time the Avengers Saved the Day Through... Mass Suicide?

That Time the Avengers Saved the Day Through... Mass Suicide?

In their latest spotlight on strange comics, CSBG looks at the time that one group of Avengers saved their Avengers teammates through mass suicide!

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!

The Top Five Ultron Vs. Avengers Stories

The Top Five Ultron Vs. Avengers Stories

CSBG collects their picks for the greatest Avengers vs. Ultron battles of all-time. See if your pick made the list!

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.

The Ten Goofiest Moments in the First Ten Issues of "Avengers"

The Ten Goofiest Moments in the First Ten Issues of "Avengers"

The early issues of "Avengers" by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby were great, but were sometimes pretty goofy. Remember Hulk's robot clown disguise?

Check Out Every Incarnation of Marvel's Ultron

Check Out Every Incarnation of Marvel's Ultron

With "Age of Ultron" in theaters tomorrow, check out every comic incarnation of Ultron, including his most recent appearance in "Rage of Ultron!"

What Was the First Comic Book #0 Issue?

What Was the First Comic Book #0 Issue?

As part of their series answering nagging reader-submitted comic questions, CSBG reveals the very first comic book to have a #0 issue!

The Many Avengers Loves of the Scarlet Witch

The Many Avengers Loves of the Scarlet Witch

In anticipation of her movie debut, CSBG examines all of the Scarlet Witch's Avenger teammates who have fallen for her at one point or another.

Comic Book Six Degrees: Herb Trimpe to Kelly Sue DeConnick

Comic Book Six Degrees: Herb Trimpe to Kelly Sue DeConnick

CSBG debuts a new game, where you have to link two creators via other creators they worked with in the fewest amount of links. How fast can you do it?

Fabian Nicieza's Five Favorite Issues of "Justice League"

Fabian Nicieza's Five Favorite Issues of "Justice League"

As Fabian Nicieza spotlights Justice League Detroit in "Convergence: Justice League of America," we learn some of his all-time favorite JL issues.

Vote for the 25 Greatest Valiant Comics Stories of All-Time!

Vote for the 25 Greatest Valiant Comics Stories of All-Time!

Its Valiant's 25th Anniversary, and we want your picks for the greatest Valiant Comics stories of all-time. Come cast your ballot today!

The 50 Greatest Avengers Stories Ever Told

The 50 Greatest Avengers Stories Ever Told

With "Avengers: Age of Ultron" right around the corner, find out what CBR readers picked out as the 50 greatest Avengers stories ever told.

Remember to Forget: That Time Daredevil Faked His Death & Started Wearing Armor

Remember to Forget: That Time Daredevil Faked His Death & Started Wearing Armor

In their newest look at comic book plots best forgotten, CSBG examines the time when Daredevil faked his death and then armored up.

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.

The Wrong Side: What's More Powerful - The Entire Justice League or a Jeep?

The Wrong Side: What's More Powerful - The Entire Justice League or a Jeep?

In CSBG's latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, meet the villain the whole Justice League couldn't beat, but was done in by a simple jeep.

She Has No Head: Print or Digital?

She Has No Head: Print or Digital?

Kelly Thompson examines the pros of cons of digital comics versus print, and asks her readers which type they prefer.

What Do Amadeus Cho, Golden Eagle and Goblin Queen Have in Common?

What Do Amadeus Cho, Golden Eagle and Goblin Queen Have in Common?

That question is the latest in a series of games at CSBG testing your comic book knowledge. Come check out the full archive of games today!

"Did Daredevil Really Just Kill That Hooker?" & More Famous Comic Retcons

"Did Daredevil Really Just Kill That Hooker?" & More Famous Comic Retcons

On one of his first missions as a vigilante, Daredevil accidentally killed a prostitute. Or DID he? Find out the answer to this along with other notable comic book retcons

Fabian Nicieza's Five Favorite Issues of "Superboy"

Fabian Nicieza's Five Favorite Issues of "Superboy"

As the writer spotlights the "Zero Hour"-era Superboy in "Convergence: Superboy," we learn his all-time favorite issues starring the young hero.

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.

The Wrong Side: Daredevil Adds Insult to Injury with the Black Widow

The Wrong Side: Daredevil Adds Insult to Injury with the Black Widow

In the latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, CSBG looks at when Daredevil took out Black Widow in seconds and mocked her for being a wimp.

The Line It Is Drawn: "Convergence" Spreads to Marvel, Archie & More

The Line It Is Drawn: "Convergence" Spreads to Marvel, Archie & More

This week, comic companies converge for a series of out-of-this-world matchups, including Golden Age Joker vs. Modern Day Punisher, and more!

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