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CSBG continues to examine the strangest comic books of all-time, including the summer of 1988 when ALF took part in Marvel's annual comic book crossover storyline, "The Evolutionary War!"
CSBG examines the mystery of a strange panel in the first issue of "Batman." Was there really an attempt to sneak profanity into the background of a panel more than seventy years ago? You decide!
Every week, CSBG examines comic book stories and ideas that were abandoned and then explained away by later writers, including the latest addition, the identity of Spider-Man's mysterious nemesis, the Hobgoblin.
Come check out CSBG's collection of recurring comic book patterns, like Spider-Man being unmasked or the latest edition, spotlighting the times Cap's "unbreakable" shield has been broken.
CSBG's artists illustrate famous lyrics acted out by comic book characters! Deadpool and Boba Fett do dirty deeds - dirt cheap! Wonder Woman's boots are made for walking! Everything little thing Zatanna does is magic!
CSBG's Sonia Harris shares a tale of how she learned a major life lesson from superhero comics in the face of debilitating pain.
CSBG's Kelly Thompson previously listed her 20 favorite current female comic book characters. She returns with characters who have impressed in the last year, including Captain Marvel, Black Widow, Storm and more!
Every week, CSBG examines comic stories and ideas abandoned and then explained away by later writers, including the latest addition, the short-lived revelation that the Hulk owed his creation to the Skrulls!
In honor of Will Eisner Week, our artists drew splash pages of comic book characters with their names incorporated into the art, just like Eisner used to do it with his legendary "Spirit" comics.
CSBG spotlights a strange story from a 1952 DC Comics title where women are the dominant gender in society. Watch one man bravely fight the status quo, and don't miss the extremely bizarre/depressing ending!
In the latest retcon spotlight, CSBG looks at how Rob Liefeld's depature from Image Comics in the mid 1990s led to a major retcon in who killed the lead character of Todd McFarlane's Spawn.
In the debut of this new CSBG feature, we look at a '90s "gimmick" cover, the multiple-colored covers of Todd McFarlane's "Spider-Man" #1, and determine whether it was actually a good comic or just a gimmick!
Comic book writers often use their characters to comment on the work of their peers, and CSBG's collection of these "meta-messages" includes Chris Claremont having Ms. Marvel complain about her treatment in "Avengers."
Writers often resolve the stories of creators who came before them, and CSBG revisits how in the 90s Marvel handled replacing Iron Man with a teenage version of himself from the past.
This week we pay homage to classic album covers, with Cyclops copying Michael Jackson's Bad," the Fantastic Four standing in for the Fab Four, the Robins as the Ramones, the Beatle's "White Album" and much more!
CSBG's collection of the oddest comic book ads of all-time includes countless ways to trick your dad into buying you a BB gun and, of course, ads for the legendary hypnocoin!
22 weeks ago, CSBG began an experiment tracking how many weeks could go by before one arrived without a comic book cover homage being released. They haven't missed a week yet! Check out the covers featured so far.
This week, superheroes break bad as our artists draw your ideas for evil versions of superheroes! Are you ready for evil Tick? Evil Supergirl? Evil Sailor Moon? Or even -- evil ALF?!?
Was creator William Marston specifically told to reduce Wonder Woman bondage in chains by 50%? Did DC really win a trademark dispute over the cricket term "batsman?" All this plus another "Peanuts" mystery!
CSBG's Sonia Harris takes a look at superhero fashion once again, this time choosing her top ten favorite pieces of footwear and the artists who illustrated them.
In their latest spotlight on abruptly abandoned stories, CSBG takes a look at Jeff Lemire's recent debut on "Green Arrow," where he sent the previous status quo off with a bang -- literally!
In honor of the 100th issue of Invincible, CSBG takes a look at Easter eggs from Robert Kirkman, Cory Walker and Ryan Ottley's hit series, including cameos from the Walking Dead, the Venture Brothers and...Sleepwalker?!
Ever wish you could see Superman shoot a miniature version of himself out of his palms to fight crime? Well, you're in luck, as you can see from CSBG's latest entry examining the strangest comics of all-time!
Sometimes comic book writers must quickly resolve the stories of creators who came before them, and the latest example in CSBG's growing archive shows how Marvel dealt with getting rid of Spider-Man's baby.
CSBG's collection of recurring comic book patterns includes a segment spotlighting all the characters who discovered Batman's secret identity -- RIGHT before they were killed.
This week, it's another all-Batman TV series edition of CBLR! Did Frank Miller get the idea for Carrie Kelley from the "Batman" TV pilot? Was Batgirl originally going to get her own series? Find out today!
Meanwhile, In CSBG's latest collection of comic book Easter eggs, we find Waldo hiding in an issue of "Gambit" and Julie Schwartz and Diane Duane working as doctors in "Uncanny X-Men!"
In the newest examination of the strangest comic book stories of all-time, CSBG explores when the X-Men foiled a plot involving the revelation that a mutant was pope and exploding Holy Communion wafers.
In CSBG's latest spotlight on abandoned and retconned comic book plots, Brian Cronin takes a look at Nightcrawler's short-lived tenure as an ordained Catholic priest.
Comic book writers often use their characters to comment on the work of their peers. CSBG collects these "meta-messages," including Jack Kirby's thinly veiled satire of Stan Lee and Roy Thomas in "Fourth World."
CSBG's collection of recurring comic book patterns includes Spider-Man's identity being revealed, Dr. Doom "dying" and the latest installment, Colossus and Wolverine executing the "Fastball Special" maneuver!
Did Chris Claremont secretly return to the X-Men books in 1999? Did Steve Ditko seriously turn down a chance to adapt Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged" as a comic book? Plus, a strange Peanuts rumor!
This week, our artists drew your suggestions for superheroes joining famous rock and roll groups! Wonder Woman in the Eurythmics, Batman in Black Sabbath, Rage Against the Machine Man and much more!
In CSBG's latest spotlight on how comics drop unwanted plotlines, Abandoned Love, Brian Cronin looks at how DC Comics handled the end of the short-lived "Mod" era of Wonder Woman.
In their latest spotlight on comic book easter eggs, CSBG takes a look at a series of G.I. Joe in-jokes, including guest appearances by Spider-Man, Astro Boy, Flaming Carrot and more!
In his latest spotlight on abandoned and retconned plot lines, CSBG's Brian Cronin takes a look at the death and cremation of Betty Banner, possibly the quickest retcon in comics history!
CSBG's collection of cool comic book moments includes the resolution of the first dramatic confrontation between Batman and the grandfather of Damian Wayne, Ra's Al Ghul!
CSBG's newest feature collects interconnected comic book covers, like the recent three-part Marvel NOW! "Avengers" cover from Dustin Weaver and Ed Benes' two-part cover for "Justice League of America #1."
In honor of the great Peter David, the Line this week features pun-themed superheroes and villains, from Abra Kadaver to Snowclone to the battle between Rick O'Shae and the replicating More Man.
CSBG's resident concerned John Constantine fan Sonia Harris spoke with incoming "Constantine" writer Jeff Lemire about his take on the character in the DCU and taking on the legacy of the Vertigo staple.