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"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.

"Did Deadpool Create Venom?" & More Notable Comic Book Retcons

"Did Deadpool Create Venom?" & More Notable Comic Book Retcons

Check out CSBG's series on comic book retcons, including the recent revelation of the role Deadpool played in the creation of Venom!

Did Jack Kirby Re-Draw Alex Toth's Original Juggernaut Design?

Did Jack Kirby Re-Draw Alex Toth's Original Juggernaut Design?

Was Alex Toth's original for the Juggernaut so over-the-top Marvel had to have it re-drawn by Jack Kirby? Find out all the gruesome details.

"Oh No, Not Gambit's Whole Deck of Cards! Who Could Withstand THAT?"

"Oh No, Not Gambit's Whole Deck of Cards! Who Could Withstand THAT?"

CSBG's latest "bad" superhero fight spotlight looks at how one of the universe's most powerful beings was defeated by... Gambit & a deck of cards?

"What Prize Were X-Men Villains the Upstarts Playing For?" & More Unresolved Stories

"What Prize Were X-Men Villains the Upstarts Playing For?" & More Unresolved Stories

CSBG has a series of famous unresolved comic book plotlines, including what the heck the X-Men villains, the Upstarts, were actually after.

"Who Was the First Superhero to Be Killed?" & More Comic Book Firsts

"Who Was the First Superhero to Be Killed?" & More Comic Book Firsts

CSBG has a collection of notable comic book firsts, like which superhero was the first one to die in the line of duty. Find out who it was!

How Did Doctor Octopus Survive Being Ground Zero at a Nuclear Explosion?

How Did Doctor Octopus Survive Being Ground Zero at a Nuclear Explosion?

In a new feature looking at outlandish ways characters cheat certain death, see how Doc Ock survived a nuclear explosion after nearly marrying Aunt May.

Top Five Silliest 1990s Superhero Battle Armors

Top Five Silliest 1990s Superhero Battle Armors

The 1990s were quite a time for silly superhero battle armors. CSBG counts down the top five silliest (in between laughs).

"Mephisto Sure is Obsessed with Other People's Marriages" & More Hindsight Hilarity

"Mephisto Sure is Obsessed with Other People's Marriages" & More Hindsight Hilarity

CSBG's collection of moments that are more interesting in hindsight includes Mephisto trying mess with Rick Jones' wedding a decade before "One More Day."

"My X-Men, Kill One Other For My Amusement... Er, to Prove You're Not Skrulls" & More Forgettable Plots

"My X-Men, Kill One Other For My Amusement... Er, to Prove You're Not Skrulls" & More Forgettable Plots

CSBG has a collection of comic plots best forgotten, like the time Professor X had all the X-Men fight each other to the death... for reasons. 

Was Deadpool Originally Supposed to be Marvel's Weapon IX?

Was Deadpool Originally Supposed to be Marvel's Weapon IX?

Everyone knows Weapon X -- better known as the Wolverine -- but was Wade Wilson slated to be the program's prior attempt at a super soldier?

"Oh No, the Only Creature Stronger Than the Hulk... a Werewolf?"

"Oh No, the Only Creature Stronger Than the Hulk... a Werewolf?"

In their latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, CSBG looks at the time the Hulk was taken out by Jack Russell, the Werewolf by Night!

"It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's What's-His-Name!" & More Comic Book Cliches

"It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's What's-His-Name!" & More Comic Book Cliches

CSBG has a series of spotlight on notable comic book cliches, like comic books poking fun at the famous "It's a Bird... it's a Plane" speech.

"Wolverine Kills His Girlfriend's Dad" & More Cool Comic Book Moments

"Wolverine Kills His Girlfriend's Dad" & More Cool Comic Book Moments

CSBG has a massive archive of cool moments, like the climactic moment from Claremont and Miller's classic "Wolverine" miniseries.

What's in Your Personal Canon?

What's in Your Personal Canon?

Fans of any comic or movie franchise eventually come up with their own personal canon of what "counts" and what doesn't, so what's in yours?

A Collection of Unused "X-Men" Covers & More Pieces of Comic Book History

A Collection of Unused "X-Men" Covers & More Pieces of Comic Book History

CSBG has a collection of interesting pieces of comic book history, like unused "X-Men" covers including the last one John Byrne ever drew.

Did Batman Knock Carnage Out Just by Punching Him a Lot?

Did Batman Knock Carnage Out Just by Punching Him a Lot?

Carnage might have caused "Maximum Carnage," but Batman caused maximum damage on the Spider-Man villain in CSBG's latest "bad" fight spotlight.

"Wait, How Did Black Panther and Storm Meet?" & More Comic Book Retcons

"Wait, How Did Black Panther and Storm Meet?" & More Comic Book Retcons

Check out CSBG's archive of notable comic book retcons, including the back-and-forth retcons over how Storm and Black Panther first met.

Vote for the 100 Greatest DC and Marvel Comic Characters of All-Time!

Vote for the 100 Greatest DC and Marvel Comic Characters of All-Time!

It's that time of the year. CSBG is doing their annual Top 100 survey and this time it's the Top 100 DC & Marvel Characters. Vote for your favorites!

Did Gene Day Sell a "Star Wars" Prints Portfolio Without Lucasfilm's Permission?

Did Gene Day Sell a "Star Wars" Prints Portfolio Without Lucasfilm's Permission?

Portfolios featuring copyrighted work is nothing new, but what happens when you use creations from a particularly litigious company? Find out!

"So Wolverine Even Knows Spider-Man's Parents?" & More Retro Connections

"So Wolverine Even Knows Spider-Man's Parents?" & More Retro Connections

CSBG spotlights retroactive connections between characters, like how everyone seems to have met Wolverine -- even Spider-Man's parents!

Can Cyclops Not Control His Powers Because of a Head Injury?

Can Cyclops Not Control His Powers Because of a Head Injury?

In CSBG's latest spotlight on notable retcons, learn the tale of Cyclops' head injury as a child and its effect on his mutant powers!

Top Five Marvel Characters Retroactively Powered by Apocalypse

Top Five Marvel Characters Retroactively Powered by Apocalypse

Marvel frequently retcons the villainous Apocalypse into the origins of various X-Men characters, and CSBG shares the best of these retrofits.

She Has No Head: A Brave New World for Comics?

She Has No Head: A Brave New World for Comics?

Kelly Thompson examines the success of "Unbeatable Squirrel Girl" and ponders what it might mean for the comic book industry as a whole.

"Time-Traveling Incest in 'X-Men?'" Plus More Bad Comic Book Ideas

"Time-Traveling Incest in 'X-Men?'" Plus More Bad Comic Book Ideas

CSBG has an archive of ill-advised comic book plots, like the X-Men character who went back in time to use his powers to seduce... his own mom?

Did Marvel Release an Elektra Toy That Was Just Psylocke with New Paint?

Did Marvel Release an Elektra Toy That Was Just Psylocke with New Paint?

Re-purposing action figures is nothing new, but shouldn't there be, you know, consideration for the appearance of each character?

Did Black Widow Just Choke Out Wonder Man?

Did Black Widow Just Choke Out Wonder Man?

In their latest spotlight on "bad" comic book fights, CSBG examines Black Widow's surprising success in the second "Contest of Champions."

"Wolverine Crying (Again)" and More Comic Book Cliches

"Wolverine Crying (Again)" and More Comic Book Cliches

He's one of the toughest heroes around, but he has a sensitive side. CSBG spotlights examples of Logan crying and other notable comic book cliches.

"The Most Swipe-Filled Issues of Wolverine Ever?" & More Pieces of Comic Book History

"The Most Swipe-Filled Issues of Wolverine Ever?" & More Pieces of Comic Book History

CSBG collects interesting bits of comic book history, like the back-to-back 1994 "Wolverine" issues with so many swipes of Jim Lee's art it's crazy.

When Did Deadpool's Word Balloons Become Yellow?

When Did Deadpool's Word Balloons Become Yellow?

In the latest spotlight on on comic book lore, CSBG shows where Deadpool's word balloons first became yellow, which took a surprisingly long time.

Did Yvonne Craig Nearly Star in a Solo "Batgirl" Series Before Joining "Batman" Instead?

Did Yvonne Craig Nearly Star in a Solo "Batgirl" Series Before Joining "Batman" Instead?

Did Yvonne Craig nearly star in her own "Batgirl" series before becoming part of "Batman?" CSBG revisits a classic CBLR to find out the answer.

The Top Five Jacket-Wearing Marvel Teams of the 1990s

The Top Five Jacket-Wearing Marvel Teams of the 1990s

For some reason, jackets ruled at Marvel in the 1990s. CSBG spotlights the top five Marvel superhero teams that embraced cold weather fashion.

What Cause Lured Yvonne Craig Out of Retirement to Play Batgirl One Last Time?

What Cause Lured Yvonne Craig Out of Retirement to Play Batgirl One Last Time?

In this classic CBLR, discover Yvonne Craig's last performance as Batgirl in a special PSA for Women's Rights years after the "Batman" TV series.

Why is Superman Tormenting Jimmy Olsen After Adopting Him?

Why is Superman Tormenting Jimmy Olsen After Adopting Him?

CSBG's new feature on convoluted comic book plot resolutions looks at when Superman thought tormenting Jimmy Olsen was the only way to save him.

Weird Ad: "Hey Ladies, Let Us Explain to You How to Get and Keep a Job"

Weird Ad: "Hey Ladies, Let Us Explain to You How to Get and Keep a Job"

In their latest feature on weird comic book ads, CSBG looks at a patronizing guide to employment from a PSA in a 1950s romance comic book.

"What Happened to Deadpool's Other Thought Balloon?" & More Abandoned Comic Plots

"What Happened to Deadpool's Other Thought Balloon?" & More Abandoned Comic Plots

CSBG has a series of abandoned comic plots, like why Deadpool went from having two voices in his head to only one.

Did Jack Kirby Design "Devil Dinosaur" as an Animated Series?

Did Jack Kirby Design "Devil Dinosaur" as an Animated Series?

With "Devil Dinosaur" getting a new series from Marvel, CSBG looks back at its surprising 1970s origins, and if it was meant for another medium.

Did Venom Just Beat the Crap Out of Superman?

Did Venom Just Beat the Crap Out of Superman?

In their latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, CSBG looks at the surprising success Venom had in battle against the Man of Steel!

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