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"Not Another X-Men Jet!" and More Comic Book Cliches

"Not Another X-Men Jet!" and More Comic Book Cliches

CSBG has a collection of notable comic book cliches, like the X-Men's planes constantly crashing on them.

"Nothing Cap Stop the Juggernaut! Well, Except for Venom..."

"Nothing Cap Stop the Juggernaut! Well, Except for Venom..."

In their latest spotlight on "bad" comic book fights, CSBG looks at Venom's surprising success against the Juggernaut.

The Line it is Drawn Shows Us "One Moment Later"

The Line it is Drawn Shows Us "One Moment Later"

What happened just "one moment later" on iconic comic book covers? This week, The Line artists show us the truth about what happened next.

Who is #1 on the Top 50 Marvel Characters Countdown?

Who is #1 on the Top 50 Marvel Characters Countdown?

The countdown of YOUR choices for the all-time greatest Marvel Comics characters has ended. Find out who landed atop the pile!

A Look at the Early Days of "Wizard" Magazine

A Look at the Early Days of "Wizard" Magazine

In the start of a new CSBG feature, G. Kendall examines early issues of "Wizard." Travel back to 1992 and visit the Guide to the Guide to Comics!

The Top 50 DC Characters Countdown is Finished! Who is #1?

The Top 50 DC Characters Countdown is Finished! Who is #1?

We've completed our countdown of YOUR picks for the greatest DC Comics character of all-time! Who did you award the top spot?

The Top Five Marvel Characters Revealed

The Top Five Marvel Characters Revealed

We continue to count down your picks for the greatest Marvel Comics characters of all-time. See who cracked the top five!

A Whole Month of Comic Books Recommended by Comic Creators

A Whole Month of Comic Books Recommended by Comic Creators

CSBG had cool comic creators recommend cool comics all last month, including the likes of Waid, Ewing, DeConnick, Deodato, Guggenheim and more.

The DC Characters Countdown Hits the Top Five!

The DC Characters Countdown Hits the Top Five!

The countdown of your choices for the greatest DC Comics characters of all-time hits the top five! Who made the list?

Did Ben Cooper Put Spectre on Packaging But Never Make the Costume?

Did Ben Cooper Put Spectre on Packaging But Never Make the Costume?

Ben Cooper made some fantastic costumes, and we've seen the Spectre on the packaging. But did the company ever produce one for the DC character?

The Greatest Marvel Characters of All Time Countdown Hits the Top Ten

The Greatest Marvel Characters of All Time Countdown Hits the Top Ten

We've counted down your all-time favorite Marvel Comics characters and we're now in the top ten. Did your favorite make it?

"Supergirl Came to Earth to KILL SUPERMAN?" & More Notable Retcons

"Supergirl Came to Earth to KILL SUPERMAN?" & More Notable Retcons

CSBG has a collection of notable comic book retcons, kike the time Supergirl was revealed to have come to Earth...to kill Superman?! Or WAS she? Find out!

The Greatest DC Comics Characters Countdown Hits the Top Ten

The Greatest DC Comics Characters Countdown Hits the Top Ten

Our countdown of your picks for the greatest DC Comics characters of all-time has cracked the Top 10. Come see who made it!

Be Afraid... of the Scariest Comic Books of All Time!

Be Afraid... of the Scariest Comic Books of All Time!

CSBG celebrates Halloween by looking back at their archive of some of the scariest comic books ever made.

The Top Marvel Characters Countdown Hits the Top 15

The Top Marvel Characters Countdown Hits the Top 15

We continue to count down your favorite Marvel Comics characters of all-time. Check out who landed just outside of the Top 10!

The Hidden Origins of the Hellfire Club

The Hidden Origins of the Hellfire Club

In their latest spotlight on now-forgotten pop culture influences in comics, CSBG looks at the inspirations for the X-Men's Hellfire Club.

The Top DC Comics Characters: #15-11

The Top DC Comics Characters: #15-11

We continue our countdown of your favorite DC Comics characters of all-time. Today's installment introduces you to the top 15!

The Top 50 Marvel Characters Countdown Hits the Top 20

The Top 50 Marvel Characters Countdown Hits the Top 20

We continue our countdown of your votes for the top Marvel Comics characters of all-time, now in the top 20. Come see who made the cut!

The Top DC Characters Countdown Hits the Top 20

The Top DC Characters Countdown Hits the Top 20

We continue to count down your picks for the top DC Comics characters of all-time. We're now in the Top 20 -- come see who made it!

The Top Marvel Comics Characters Countdown Hits the Top 25!

The Top Marvel Comics Characters Countdown Hits the Top 25!

We continue to count down your picks for the top Marvel character of all-time! Today we look at #30-21 on the list.

Did It Take Six Printings Before the "Dick Tracy" Novelization Got a Proper Ending?

Did It Take Six Printings Before the "Dick Tracy" Novelization Got a Proper Ending?

Max Allan Collins was hired to adapt the 1990 film as a novel, but why did it six tries before the book finally revealed the identity of the Blank?

"That Time Marvel Made Its Only Gay Hero a Fairy" & More Bad Comic Book Ideas

"That Time Marvel Made Its Only Gay Hero a Fairy" & More Bad Comic Book Ideas

CSBG has a collection of bad comic book ideas, like the latest, the revelation that Northstar, Marvel's only gay superhero, was a "fairy."

The Top DC Comics Characters Countdown Hits the Top 25!

The Top DC Comics Characters Countdown Hits the Top 25!

We continue to count down your picks for the top DC Comics character of all-time! Today we look at #30-21 on the list!

"When Were the First Comic Book Gimmick Covers?" & More Comic Book Firsts

"When Were the First Comic Book Gimmick Covers?" & More Comic Book Firsts

When was the first foil cover? The first hologram cover? CSBG has these answers and more comic book firsts in the "When We First Met" archive.

The Hidden Signatures of Murphy Anderson

The Hidden Signatures of Murphy Anderson

In honor of Silver Age legend Murphy Anderson's passing, revisit CSBG's piece examining the clever way he hid his signature in his books.

Check Out This Clever Daredevil/Jessica Jones "Crossover"

Check Out This Clever Daredevil/Jessica Jones "Crossover"

In the latest spotlight on clever uses of shared continuity, CSBG looks at a sly "crossover" between Daredevil and Jessica Jones' "Alias" comic.

"Arrow" Showrunner Recommends a "Flash" Run & More Cool Comic Recommendations

"Arrow" Showrunner Recommends a "Flash" Run & More Cool Comic Recommendations

Cool creators are recommending cool comics all month on CSBG, including "Arrow's" Marc Guggenheim recommending Mike Baron's "Flash" run.

Hey Fox News, Maybe You Shouldn't Be Sticking Up for the Sons of the Serpent

Hey Fox News, Maybe You Shouldn't Be Sticking Up for the Sons of the Serpent

In their new feature clarifying seemingly confused pieces of comic history, CSBG explains why the Sons of the Serpent are not worth your compassion.

"Yeah, You're The Avengers, But I Have a Sword!"

"Yeah, You're The Avengers, But I Have a Sword!"

In their latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, CSBG looks at the West Coast Avengers getting owned by... the Swordsman?

Flashback Review: Looking at Jason Todd's Post-"Crisis" Origin

Flashback Review: Looking at Jason Todd's Post-"Crisis" Origin

In his latest spotlight on books released in 1987, Matt Derman examines the new "hoodlum" origin Robin was given after "Crisis on Infinite Earths."

The Top 50 Marvel Comics Characters of All-Time Countdown Begins!

The Top 50 Marvel Comics Characters of All-Time Countdown Begins!

After over a thousand ballots were cast, we begin to count down your picks for your all-time favorite Marvel Comics characters!

John Byrne Wrote a "Fantastic Four" Issue Based on a Kevin Nowlan Pin-Up?

John Byrne Wrote a "Fantastic Four" Issue Based on a Kevin Nowlan Pin-Up?

Comic Book Legends Revealed investigates whether a Kevin Nowlan pin-up from "Marvel Fanfare" inspired an entire issue of "Fantastic Four."

The Top 50 DC Comics Characters of All-Time Countdown Begins!

The Top 50 DC Comics Characters of All-Time Countdown Begins!

After over a thousand ballots were cast, we begin to count down your picks for your all-time favorite DC Comics characters!

Top Five Greatest Avengers Couples and More Comic Book Top Fives!

Top Five Greatest Avengers Couples and More Comic Book Top Fives!

CSBG has a massive collection of top five lists, like the latest, the best Avengers couples. Will Thor and Captain America make it there someday?

The Great Comic Cover Homage Streak is Now Three Years Long!

The Great Comic Cover Homage Streak is Now Three Years Long!

CSBG looks for a comic book cover that homages something weekly, and every week they've found one -- for THREE years straight! Check them all out.

That Time Doctor Strange Got Neo's Origin from "The Matrix"

That Time Doctor Strange Got Neo's Origin from "The Matrix"

In the latest spotlight on ill-conceived plots, CSBG examines how Doctor Strange briefly had the same "chosen one" origin as Neo from "The Matrix."

Why Did Magneto Really Join the Hellfire Club?

Why Did Magneto Really Join the Hellfire Club?

CSBG looks at dueling retcons between Bryne & Claremont over Magneto's role in the Hellfire Club. Was he really a villain, or just pretending?

CSBG's Inside Look at Comic Book TV Premiere Week!

CSBG's Inside Look at Comic Book TV Premiere Week!

CSBG's Greg Hatcher shares his thoughts on the season premieres of "Gotham," "Arrow," "Flash," "iZombie," "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and more!

"Hank Pym Can Never Grow in Size! Oh Wait, Never Mind!" & More Abandoned Plots

"Hank Pym Can Never Grow in Size! Oh Wait, Never Mind!" & More Abandoned Plots

CSBG has a collection of dropped comic book plots, like the time Hank Pym briefly lost the ability too grow size.

Was Mr. Peanut Designed by a 13-Year-Old?

Was Mr. Peanut Designed by a 13-Year-Old?

This week, Comic Book Legends Revealed examines whether iconic Planters mascot Mr. Peanut was designed by... a 13-year-old?!

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