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Comic Book Legends Revealed #603

Welcome to the six hundred and third in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, learn how close we came to a third Batman/Spawn crossover, find out which Luke Cage girlfriend was created as a challenge to Chris Claremont and just who named Mister Sinister? […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #602

Welcome to the six hundred and second in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, learn whether the X-Men were originally going to be called the “Merry Mutants”! See which famous artist liked to change the sound effect for Wolverine’s claws to “Sinkt!” And see […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #601

Welcome to the six hundred and first in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, learn how close we came to a Justice League/Transformers crossover, find out the Spirit-ual inspiration for Doctor Strange’s famous window and learn the real reason Sinestro wasn’t a villain on […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #600

Welcome to the six hundredth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, to celebrate the big six-oh-oh, we’re doing a special DOUBLE-SIZED edition of CBLR! There’s a theme, to boot! Each legend this week is connected to a past legend, with each past legend […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #599

Welcome to the five hundred and ninety-ninth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, did world-famous author Kurt Vonnegut almost write a “Silver Surfer” comic book? Did the JSA almost get their own Earth after “Zero Hour”? And was “Green Lantern” nearly banned in […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #598

Welcome to the five hundred and ninety-seventh in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, did the “Superior Spider-Man” almost come out two years ahead of schedule? Did Robert Kanigher co-create Black Lightning? And did DC Comics edit a reference to the n-word out of […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #597

Welcome to the five hundred and ninety-seventh in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, did Mark Waid almost do a “Daredevil 2099” comic two decades before his classic “Daredevil” run? Was Black Manta invented for an “Aquaman” cartoon series? Plus, was one of the […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #596

Welcome to the five hundred and ninety-sixth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, was Flashpoint always going to end with the DC Universe being rebooted? Did Irv Novick really help out Roy Lichtenstein during World War II, years before Lichtenstein became famous off […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #595

Welcome to the five hundred and ninety-fifth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, was Magneto going to die in “God Loves, Man Kills”? Who inspired Matt Fraction to revisit Hawkeye’s deaf history? And was the Ray nearly…the Avenger? Click here to read this […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #594

In this week’s CBLR, be disgusted at Bob Kane’s extreme bat-Homophobia!