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"Hank Pym's Dead Wife is Alive! No, Never Mind" & More Comic Book Retcons

"Hank Pym's Dead Wife is Alive! No, Never Mind" & More Comic Book Retcons

CSBG has a collection of famous comic book retcons, including the brief return of Hank Pym's dead first wife in the pages of "West Coast Avengers."

"What Marvel Villain Got His Name From a Dirty Limerick?" & More Obscure References

"What Marvel Villain Got His Name From a Dirty Limerick?" & More Obscure References

CSBG has an archive of obscure pop culture references in comics, including the bawdy origin of a Stan Lee/Jack Kirby Silver Age super villain.

The Wasp Unfairly Stung in Classic Avengers Fight

The Wasp Unfairly Stung in Classic Avengers Fight

One "Avengers Annual" keeps popping up in CSBG's spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, and now it makes another appearance for Wasp vs. her her ex.

The Truth Behind Hank Pym & the Wasp's Domestic Abuse Story

The Truth Behind Hank Pym & the Wasp's Domestic Abuse Story

Hank Pym is forever haunted by the time he struck his wife, Janet Van Dyne, but in this classic edition of CBLR, discover if it was actually supposed to happen.

Ten Goofiest Moments in the First Ten Ant-Man Comics

Ten Goofiest Moments in the First Ten Ant-Man Comics

With Marvel Studios' "Ant-Man" arriving tomorrow, CSBG spotlights the goofiest moments from the first ten comics featuring Ant-Man.

When Did Uncle Ben First Say "With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility?"

When Did Uncle Ben First Say "With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility?"

Discover the surprising place where we first heard Uncle Ben tell Peter Parker that "with great power there must also come great responsibility."

Why Weren't the X-Men in 'Infinity Gauntlet?'" & More Comic Book Questions Answered

Why Weren't the X-Men in 'Infinity Gauntlet?'" & More Comic Book Questions Answered

CSBG has a collection of answers to reader-submitted questions, like their latest, just why exactly weren't the X-Men in "Infinity Gauntlet?"

The Sad Death of the Hobgoblin

The Sad Death of the Hobgoblin

In their latest look at "bad" comic fights, CSBG revisits the disappointing death of Spidey foe Hobgoblin, which was thankfully later retconned.

"Did Justice League HQ Just Get Destroyed AGAIN?" & More Comic Book Cliches

"Did Justice League HQ Just Get Destroyed AGAIN?" & More Comic Book Cliches

CSBG collects plots writers go to over and over, and the latest looks at just how many times the Justice League's headquarters has been destroyed.

"When Did Wonder Woman First Fly?" and More Comic Book Firsts

"When Did Wonder Woman First Fly?" and More Comic Book Firsts

CSBG has an archive of notable comic book firsts, including their latest: When did Wonder Woman first gain the ability to fly?

Looking Back at "Elektra Lives Again"

Looking Back at "Elektra Lives Again"

With Elektra making her TV debut in "Daredevil" Season 2, CSBG examines Frank Miller's landmark "farewell" to the character, "Elektra Lives Again."

Remember That Time Aunt May Was a Herald of Galactus?

Remember That Time Aunt May Was a Herald of Galactus?

With Aunt May cast in the new "Spider-Man" film, CSBG revisits her strangest story ever -- not a dream, not a hoax -- when May was the herald of Galactus!

The Top Five Times Peter Parker Decided He was "Spider-Man... No More!"

The Top Five Times Peter Parker Decided He was "Spider-Man... No More!"

CSBG counts down the top five times Peter Parker decided to hang up the webs and call it a day on his vigilante career as Spider-Man.

Remembering the First Time Commissioner Gordon Became Batman

Remembering the First Time Commissioner Gordon Became Batman

In their latest spotlight on old comic book plots that look hilarious in hindsight, CSBG looks at the first time Jim Gordon became Batman!

The Original All-New, All-Different X-Men Designs & More Comic Book History

The Original All-New, All-Different X-Men Designs & More Comic Book History

CSBG collects interesting pieces of comic book history, like the latest, Dave Cockrum & John Romita's designs for the All-New, All-Different X-Men.

Did Walter Simonson Know Velociraptors Had Feathers Before Scientists?

Did Walter Simonson Know Velociraptors Had Feathers Before Scientists?

Is it really possible Walt Simonson's "Fantastic Four" #345, which came out in 1990, beat scientists to a discovery by nearly 20 years?

Doctor Doom Really Should Have Just Given Luke Cage His Money

Doctor Doom Really Should Have Just Given Luke Cage His Money

In CSBG's latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, learn what happened when Luke Cage tried to get back money owed to him by Dr. Doom.

Come See Batman Visit All 50 States!

Come See Batman Visit All 50 States!

In honor of Independence Day in the United States, CSBG spotlights Batman's visits to every state in the Union!

"The Wasp Is Now a Horrifically Mutated Creature?" & More Dropped Comic Book Plots

"The Wasp Is Now a Horrifically Mutated Creature?" & More Dropped Comic Book Plots

CSBG has a collection of notable dropped comic book plots, such as the Wasp's short-lived time as a mutated, wasp-like creature.

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.

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