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Was John Byrne Supposed to Join Image Comics at the Very Beginning?

Was John Byrne Supposed to Join Image Comics at the Very Beginning?

Comic Book Legends Revealed examines whether writer/artist John Byrne was asked to join Image as the company was being founded in the '90s.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Edit the "Snap" From the Death of Gwen Stacy?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Marvel Edit the "Snap" From the Death of Gwen Stacy?

Did Marvel remove the "snap" in "Death of Gwen Stacy" reprints? And was John Byrne almost an original Image Comics creator?

Pipeline - 4/19/2016

Pipeline - 4/19/2016

Jim Lee and John Byrne are all over Marvel's Fall releases, and what do Fred Hembeck and Scottie Young have in common? The Avengers!

How Did Namor, Skrulls and Magic Save Iron Fist From Death?

How Did Namor, Skrulls and Magic Save Iron Fist From Death?

CSBG looks at how Marvel's Iron Fist came back to life in John Byrne's "Namor" after dying in the last issue of "Power Man and Iron Fist."

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."

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?

Was Time-Traveling Mutant Bishop Intended to be Aboriginal?

Was Time-Traveling Mutant Bishop Intended to be Aboriginal?

Comic Book Legends Revealed dives into the strange history of the man known as Bishop, and the differing opinions of Chris Claremont and John Byrne.

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 Byrne's "Fantastic Four" Run Get Interrupted by a Fill-In... for No Good Reason?

Did Byrne's "Fantastic Four" Run Get Interrupted by a Fill-In... for No Good Reason?

Learn whether or not the practice of creating inventory issues to help keep a book on schedule led to a strange story in John Byrne's "FF" run.

READING LIST: The Greatest "Fantastic Four" Writers, Ever

READING LIST: The Greatest "Fantastic Four" Writers, Ever

With a new film arriving in theaters, we take a look at the greatest comic book runs ever written for Marvel's "Fantastic Four."

Pipeline - 7/28/2015

Pipeline - 7/28/2015

Superman vs Batman. Versus Zombie Vampires? John Byrne and Art Adams did that in 1987! Plus, Augie's review of "Ant-Man"!

COMIC BOOK LEGENDS REVEALED: Was Wolverine Nearly an Ex- X-Man?

COMIC BOOK LEGENDS REVEALED: Was Wolverine Nearly an Ex- X-Man?

Was Wolverine about to be written out of the X-Men when John Byrne took over? Did Walter Simonson create his "Surtur Saga" ten years before writing "Thor"?

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.

Did Marvel Never Use John Byrne's Final X-Men Cover?

Did Marvel Never Use John Byrne's Final X-Men Cover?

After departing Marvel's X-Men books shortly after drawing "Days of Future Past," did Marvel really opt not to use Byrne's final cover?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: X-Universe Rumors and TMNT-Garfield

Comic Book Legends Revealed: X-Universe Rumors and TMNT-Garfield

We address rumors about the X-Men post-"Secret Wars," what could have been John Byrne's final X-Men cover - and Garfield/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?

Did Peter David Spoil "Alpha Flight" #12's Death Before it Came Out?

Did Peter David Spoil "Alpha Flight" #12's Death Before it Came Out?

Did the writer really share photocopied pages of the death sequence in "Alpha Flight" #12 with fans at a convention before the issue was out?

That Time Superman Overheard the Entire DC Universe

That Time Superman Overheard the Entire DC Universe

CSBG looks at the issue from John Byrne's "Superman" run where the Man of Steel overheard dialogue from every other DC book released that week!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Benny Hill Help Create She-Hulk?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Did Benny Hill Help Create She-Hulk?

Did the famous British comedian seriously have a part in the creation of She-Hulk? And how did a single panel change a major aspect of the Dark Phoenix Saga?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Deadpool Origins, Byrne on "Supreme?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Deadpool Origins, Byrne on "Supreme?"

How did Spider-Man's mask indirectly lead to Deadpoo's creationl! Was 'pool originally going to be Weapon NINE? And did John Byrne nearly draw Supreme?

Foggy Ruins of Time: What Actor Inspired John Byrne's Wolverine?

Foggy Ruins of Time: What Actor Inspired John Byrne's Wolverine?

John Byrne helped to make Wolverine into a comic book superstar, but what surprising actor did Byrne base his Wolverine on? Find out!

How Did a Single Caption Edit Change the Original Ending of "Days of Future Past?"

How Did a Single Caption Edit Change the Original Ending of "Days of Future Past?"

In a classic Comic Book Legends Revealed, CSBG reveals how an edit to a single caption dramatically changed the ending of legendary X-Men tale, "Days of Future Past."

Claremont/Byrne's Battle of the Crossovers & More Meta-Messages

Claremont/Byrne's Battle of the Crossovers & More Meta-Messages

The latest Meta-Message archive entry involves the one time when Chris Claremont poked fun at his & John Byrne's role in then-current Marvel crossovers.

A Salute to the Greatest "Captain America" Writers of All Time

A Salute to the Greatest "Captain America" Writers of All Time

As "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" hits theaters, we look at his comic book history and the best writers to command the Sentinel of Liberty.

CBR SATURDAY CONVERSATION: Mike Mignola

CBR SATURDAY CONVERSATION: Mike Mignola

In honor of Hellboy Day, SUNDAY CONVERSATION drops a day early, talking with with creator Mike Mignola about Hell, flapjacks and 20 years of "Hellboy."

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Byrne's "Uncanny" Exit, 'Nuff Said Origins

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Byrne's "Uncanny" Exit, 'Nuff Said Origins

Did Stan Lee coin the term "'Nuff' Said?" What drove John Byrne off "Uncanny X-Men?" Was Larry Hama forced to add words to a silent "Wolverine" issue?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Marvel Vs. DC, Byrne Vs. Liefeld

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Marvel Vs. DC, Byrne Vs. Liefeld

Did Marvel pull ads bragging over having won "DC vs. Marvel?" Who created L'il Abner's prototype? Did John Byrne swipe Rob Liefeld swiping Byrne?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Northstar's Vetoed Series, Did Marvel Trademark "Marvel?"

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Northstar's Vetoed Series, Did Marvel Trademark "Marvel?"

Did an openly gay Northstar nearly helm a solo series in the early '90s? How did Peter David get the last word in a battle with a Paramount executive?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Luke & Leia as "Star Wars'" Power Couple?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Luke & Leia as "Star Wars'" Power Couple?

Was there nearly a Star Wars comic where Luke and Leia ended up together? And is there an unpublished Claremont/Byrne "What If...?"

EXCL. PREVIEWS: Byrne's "Triple Helix" #3, Final Issue of "Doctor Who"

EXCL. PREVIEWS: Byrne's "Triple Helix" #3, Final Issue of "Doctor Who"

CBR presents exclusive previews of the final issue of "Doctor Who" by Tony Lee & Mike Collins, and John Byrne's "Triple Helix" #3!

Claremont Celebrates the Past with "X-Men: Gold"

Claremont Celebrates the Past with "X-Men: Gold"

Legendary X-Men creator Chris Claremont looks back at his 16-year run on Marvel's X-Books and his story in the mutants' 50th Anniversary title "X-Men: Gold."

EXCL. PREVIEW: John Byrne's "Triple Helix" #2

EXCL. PREVIEW: John Byrne's "Triple Helix" #2

Can the Changelings solve the mystery of the Monitors? Find out Nov. 13 in IDW Publishing's "Triple Helix" #2, written and drawn by John Byrne!

John Byrne "Burns" Jim Shooter and More Meta-Messages

John Byrne "Burns" Jim Shooter and More Meta-Messages

CSBG's archive of instances when a creator uses their work to poke fun at another book or creator adds Byrne & Co. ribbing Jim Shooter.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Comic Sans, Thor & John Byrne

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Comic Sans, Thor & John Byrne

Who created Thor? Plus, what classic comics gave us the dreaded Comic Sans, and did we almost have a new John Byrne FF book a few years back?

Back to the "Future Past": Homages to "Uncanny X-Men" #141

Back to the "Future Past": Homages to "Uncanny X-Men" #141

The classic "Days of Future Past" arc began in "Uncanny X-Men" #141, and its cover by John Byrne & Terry Austin has been the subject of numerous homages. ROBOT 6 highlights some of the best!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Who Is the True Doctor Doom?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Who Is the True Doctor Doom?

Was John Byrne really planning on revealing that every Dr. Doom appearance since Lee and Kirby was a Doom-bot? And why wasn't Kevin Smith allowed to reference the Powerpuff Girls in "Green Arrow?"

Pipeline - 4/30/2013

Pipeline - 4/30/2013

25 years ago, John Byrne rebooted Superman. Today, Augie reviews "Superman" #1 and looks at the generational differences in comics storytelling. Plus, how Apple is like CCI, why "Jupiter’s Legacy" is unreadable, and more.

When Words Collide - 4/22/2013

When Words Collide - 4/22/2013

In this week's installment of WHEN WORDS COLLIDE, Timothy Callahan looks at Mike Mignola, Roger Stern and P. Craig Russell's "Superman" #23, the issue following the end of John Byrne's run on the Man of Steel.

Superman At 75: Dan Jurgens Reflects On The Man of Steel

Superman At 75: Dan Jurgens Reflects On The Man of Steel

As Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster's immortal superhero hits 75 years, CBR speaks to the man who once killed him as Dan Jurgens reflects on what makes Superman endure and what makes a great Superman story.

ECCC 2013: Secret Origins with Jae Lee

ECCC 2013: Secret Origins with Jae Lee

At this year's Emerald City Comic Con, "Batman/Superman" artist Jae Lee reflects on his winding career path in comics and describes how a spilled bottle of ink got him his first job.

Martians Battle Zombies In Ryall's "The Colonized"

Martians Battle Zombies In Ryall's "The Colonized"

Writer and IDW Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall spoke with CBR about "The Colonized," his new miniseries that finds a group of Martians accidentally creating an undead army of zombies on Earth. Plus, an exclusive preview!

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