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"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?!

Did the X-Men Defeat the Entire Imperial Guard in One Panel?

Did the X-Men Defeat the Entire Imperial Guard in One Panel?

In their latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, CSBG looks at the X-Men besting one of the most powerful teams in the universe... in one panel.

"Is The Entire Marvel Universe Destroyed and Recreated Again?" & More Comic Book Cliches

"Is The Entire Marvel Universe Destroyed and Recreated Again?" & More Comic Book Cliches

As the Marvel Universe is reborn anew this week, check out CSBG's collection of comic book cliches, like the Marvel U being destroyed and rebuilt.

"Who Was Bullseye's Mysterious Target?" & More Unresolved Comic Book Stories

"Who Was Bullseye's Mysterious Target?" & More Unresolved Comic Book Stories

CSBG has an archive of unresolved stories, like who was the target in Kevin Smith's "Daredevil/Bullseye" The Target" series that never went past #1?

What Comics Do Other Comic Creators Recommend?

What Comics Do Other Comic Creators Recommend?

All month, CSBG is featuring recommendations of cool comics by cool comic creators including Mark Waid, Jeff Lemire, Annie Wu and more!

Everybody Wanted "Weapon X" to End, Even the Artist

Everybody Wanted "Weapon X" to End, Even the Artist

In their latest spotlight on creators taking shots at their own comics, CSBG looks at a creator celebrating the cancellation of "Weapon X."

"God Loves, Man Kills... and Man's Kills Are Sometimes Retconned" Plus More Notable Retcons

"God Loves, Man Kills... and Man's Kills Are Sometimes Retconned" Plus More Notable Retcons

CSBG collects notable comic retcons, like when the driving death of the classic X-Men graphic novel "God Loves, Man Kills" never actually happened!

That Time Sabretooth Got His Ass Kicked... by the Black Cat?!

That Time Sabretooth Got His Ass Kicked... by the Black Cat?!

In the "bad" superhero fight spotlight, CSBG looks at the time Wolverine's nemesis Sabretooth got his butt kicked... by the Black Cat?!

You Go Your Way and I Go Mine: Kitty Pryde's Use of the N-Word

You Go Your Way and I Go Mine: Kitty Pryde's Use of the N-Word

In a new feature on divisive comic plots, CSBG asks whether Kitty Pryde's rhetorical use of the n-word in some '80s X-Men comics was appropriate.

"Who Was the First Superhero to Return from the Dead?" Plus More Comic Book Firsts

"Who Was the First Superhero to Return from the Dead?" Plus More Comic Book Firsts

CSBG has a collection of notable comic book firsts, like the first superhero to die -- and subsequently be revived!

The Top Five Superhero Mullets of All Time

The Top Five Superhero Mullets of All Time

CSBG tackles the nearly impossible task of pinning down the greatest superhero mullets of all time. Share your thoughts on this divisive issue!

That Time an Honorary Avenger Was Kidnapped From Avengers Mansion and Nobody Cared

That Time an Honorary Avenger Was Kidnapped From Avengers Mansion and Nobody Cared

In their latest spotlight on long-resolved comic book plots, CSBG looks at how Kurt Busiek wrapped a kidnapping no Avenger seemed to notice.

VOTE: Cast Your Ballot for the Greatest DC and Marvel Characters of All-Time!

VOTE: Cast Your Ballot for the Greatest DC and Marvel Characters of All-Time!

There's less than a week left for you to cast your vote in CSBG's Greatest DC and Marvel Characters of All-Time countdown! Click here to vote!

Did Iron Man's Toys Sell So Poorly They Became "Armored" X-Men & Spider-Man Figures?

Did Iron Man's Toys Sell So Poorly They Became "Armored" X-Men & Spider-Man Figures?

In the mid-'90s, ToyBiz had a toy line based on the "Iron Man" cartoon, but the company would never just slap new heads on Tony Stark... would they?

"That Time Tony Stark Worked for Kang & Was Replaced By His Teen Self" Plus More Forgotten Plots

"That Time Tony Stark Worked for Kang & Was Replaced By His Teen Self" Plus More Forgotten Plots

Some stories have never been retconned, but maybe they should, like when teen Tony Stark came to our present to fight the evil "real" Tony Stark!

That Time the Blob and a Few Other Guys Defeated Both the East & West Coast Avengers

That Time the Blob and a Few Other Guys Defeated Both the East & West Coast Avengers

CSBG's latest look at "bad" superhero fights revisits when the former Brotherhood of Evil Mutants took out the combined forces of the Avengers.

The Top Five Greatest Rogue Moments

The Top Five Greatest Rogue Moments

CSBG counts down the top five greatest comic book moments starring Marvel's southern Bell, the X-Man known as Rogue.

"Captain America Will Train You to Take Over For Him... Never Mind" & More Dropped Plots

"Captain America Will Train You to Take Over For Him... Never Mind" & More Dropped Plots

CSBG collects notable dropped storylines, like what happened to the heroes Captain America trained to take over when he thought he was dying.

How Did the Arc Reactor Get From the "Iron Man" Movies to the "Iron Man" Comic?

How Did the Arc Reactor Get From the "Iron Man" Movies to the "Iron Man" Comic?

CSBG's latest spotlight on outside media plots migrating into comics examines how the Arc Reactor moved the "Iron Man" movie into Marvel's comics.

Top Five Supervillains That Switched Rogues Galleries From One Hero to Another

Top Five Supervillains That Switched Rogues Galleries From One Hero to Another

You'd be surprised how many famous rivals of superheroes first fought other heroes. CSBG collects the top five villains who swapped nemeses.

That Time Spider-Man Accidentally Hit Mary Jane

That Time Spider-Man Accidentally Hit Mary Jane

CSBG's latest spotlight on comic book plots gone bad looks at the time Peter Parker accidentally struck Mary Jane during the "Clone Saga."

The Surprising Comic That Solved a 14 Year-Old X-Men Mystery

The Surprising Comic That Solved a 14 Year-Old X-Men Mystery

In the latest spotlight on long-resolved comic book plots, CSBG looks at a long-standing X-Men mystery resolved in the pages of... "Quasar"?

"The Legendary Artist Who Wanted You to Know His Comic Was 5H17" & More Meta-Messages

"The Legendary Artist Who Wanted You to Know His Comic Was 5H17" & More Meta-Messages

One Silver Age artist used numbers & letters to spell out a curse word to let readers know what he thought about his latest project, and more meta.

That Time That Black Panther Put Silver Surfer Into an Armlock

That Time That Black Panther Put Silver Surfer Into an Armlock

In their latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, CSBG looks at the time that Black Panther somehow successfully put the Silver Surfer into an armlock. 

Spider-Man's Five Most Ridiculous Temporary Costumes

Spider-Man's Five Most Ridiculous Temporary Costumes

CSBG counts down the wall-crawler's most ridiculous temporary costumes -- and the time he wore an FF costume and a bag on his face isn't even #1!

Did Marvel Have a Different Ending for "Transformers" #4 In Case it Was Cancelled?

Did Marvel Have a Different Ending for "Transformers" #4 In Case it Was Cancelled?

Comic Book Legends Revealed examines whether Marvel was hedging its bets on its first adaptation of Hasbro's Robots in Disguise.

"Wonder Woman & JL Europe: Quickest Membership Ever?" & More Dropped Plots

"Wonder Woman & JL Europe: Quickest Membership Ever?" & More Dropped Plots

CSBG has an archive of notable dropped comic book plots, like how Wonder Woman joined Justice League Europe... only to never be seen again.

The Top Five Mary Jane/Peter Parker Moments

The Top Five Mary Jane/Peter Parker Moments

With Mary Jane set to leave the Spider-Man titles for "Invincible Iron Man," CSBG looks back at her greatest moments with Peter Parker.

He Was the X-Traitor? Seriously?

He Was the X-Traitor? Seriously?

In a new feature looking at resolutions to long unresolved storylines, CSBG looks at the reveal of who betrayed the X-Men.

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