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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!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Ripley Killed by an Alien in "Spider-Woman?"

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Ripley Killed by an Alien in "Spider-Woman?"

In CSBG's latest comic book Easter eggs, Chris Claremont pays homage to "Alien" in an issue of "Spider-Woman," a familiar prison number is used in "Robin" and popular British comic characters appear in "Batman!"

Comic Book Easter Eggs: John Byrne Pays Homage to Classic comic Strips

Comic Book Easter Eggs: John Byrne Pays Homage to Classic comic Strips

In the latest edition of CSBG's Easter egg spotlight, we take a look at John Byrne featuring cameos of characters from "Doonesbury," "Funky Winkerbean" and "Crankshaft."

"John Byrne Hides Barney Rubble IN Rubble" and More Comic Book Easter Eggs

"John Byrne Hides Barney Rubble IN Rubble" and More Comic Book Easter Eggs

Every week CSBG spotlights hidden references and in-jokes hidden in comics. Here's a collection of the various Easter Eggs uncovered over the years, including how John Byrne hid Barney Rubble in piles of rubble.

Bryan Singer Confirms "X-Men" Heading To "Days of Future Past"

Bryan Singer Confirms "X-Men" Heading To "Days of Future Past"

Producer Bryan Singer confirms rumors that the sequel to "X-Men: First Class" is based on Chris Claremont and John Byrne's classic "Days of Future Past" storyline. The follow-up is slated for a July 18, 2014 release.

Will "X-Men: First Class 2" Explore "Days of Future Past?"

Will "X-Men: First Class 2" Explore "Days of Future Past?"

Matthew Vaughn's untitled sequel to "X-Men: First Class" may adapt the classic "Days of Future Past" X-Men story arc according to a recently registered title with the MPAA from 20th Century Fox.

Gay Heroes of "Spandex" Breathe New Life Into Super Heroes

Gay Heroes of "Spandex" Breathe New Life Into Super Heroes

"Spandex" writer/artist Martin Eden spoke to CBR News about his new all-gay British super-team, England's gay comics scene, 50 ft. lesbians and John Byrne's influenced on the book.

Comic Book Easter Eggs - A Simpsons Extravaganza!

Comic Book Easter Eggs - A Simpsons Extravaganza!

In this week's comic book Easter eggs, check out three different cameo appearances by the Simpsons, including an especially noteworthy visit to the pages of John Byrne's "Sensational She-Hulk!"

PRESS RELEASE: Byrne, Wrightson Return To IDW With New Series

EXCL. PREVIEW: John Byrne's "Next Men: Aftermath" #40

EXCL. PREVIEW: John Byrne's "Next Men: Aftermath" #40

Courtesy of IDW Publishing, CBR presents an exclusive preview of John Byrne's "Next Men: Aftermath" #40! The issue hits stores Wednesday, February 8.

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Superpup, Cerebus & Sabretooth

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Superpup, Cerebus & Sabretooth

This week, prepare yourself for the bizarre awesomeness that is - the "Adventures of Superpup!" Plus, legends involving Chris Claremont, Dave Sim, Cabretooth and John Byrne!

Comics A.M. - "Death of Phoenix" Page Fetches $65K at Auction

Comics A.M. - "Death of Phoenix" Page Fetches $65K at Auction

Original page from "Uncanny X-Men" #137 sells for $65,000! A call for publishers to release digital sales figures! The definitive obituary for Bil Keane. Interviews with Max Allan Cullins and Scott Tuft! Plus more!

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