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Comic Book Legends Revealed #572

Welcome to the five hundred and seventy-second in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, did Marvel have a Spider-Man foe based on Prince? Did Peter David almost quit Incredible Hulk over Betty Banner’s pregnancy being terminated? And learn why the Hulk wasn’t allowed to […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #571

Welcome to the five hundred and seventy-first in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, did Batman first introduce the “What If?” comic? Was DC Comics almost re-named Dynamic Comics in the 1980s? And what’s the deal with the “missing” pilot episode of M.A.S.K.? Click […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #570

Welcome to the five hundred and seventieth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, how close did we come to seeing the Black Panther debut in his own solo series FIFTY years ago? Did Nightwing almost get his own movie in the late 1990s? […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #569

Welcome to the five hundred and sixty-ninth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, was Mary Jane Watson almost UGLY? Was Peter Parker from the 1990s Spider-Man animated series based on Nicholas Hammond from the 1970s Spider-Man TV series? And how did the “Marvel […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #568

Welcome to the five hundred and sixty-eighth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, in honor of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, here are three legends involving Batman and Superman films! Did Happy Meals really lead to Tim Burton not returning for a […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #567

Welcome to the five hundred and sixty-seventh in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, in honor of the Punisher’s TV debut on Netflix’s Daredevil series, I thought we’d take a look at both the origin of the Punisher and one of his oddest moments […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #566

Welcome to the five hundred and sixty-sixth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, was there really a mysterious EIGHTH founder of Image Comics? Was Brian Wood’s acclaimed Demo series originally going to be an X-Men comic? And was Snake-Eyes and Storm Shadow’s shared […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #565

Welcome to the five hundred and sixty-fifth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, which original Image series began life as an X-Men spinoff? Did Kevin Conroy take up smoking to make his Bruce Wayne voice sound old in Batman Beyond? And what was […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #564

Welcome to the five hundred and sixty-fourth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, was Deadpool’s roommate, Blind Al, supposed to be the first Black Widow? Is Alan Moore banned from the United States by the CIA? And was one of the 1993 Marvel […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #563

Welcome to the five hundred and sixty-third in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, is Marvel sitting on a “Deadpool Almost Destroys the Marvel Universe” one-shot? Did Marvel do a Green Goblin comic book about Rob Liefeld leaving Image? And did Mike Grell intentionally […]