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Comic Book Legends Revealed #533

Welcome to the five hundred and thirty-second in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, did the Beyonder really create the New Universe? Learn the strange origin of a classic Joker comic book story! Plus, discover the amusing prank that Bill Gaines pulled on the […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #532

Welcome to the five hundred and thirty-second in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, was Wolverine about to be written out of the X-Men when John Byrne took over the book? Did Walter Simonson create his Surtur Sage over a decade before becoming the […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #531

Welcome to the five hundred and thirty-first in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, did Frank Miller want to make a creative personnel change in the middle of The Dark Knight Returns? Was Walter Simonson given approval of using Mister Fantastic and Invisible Woman […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #530

Welcome to the five hundred and thirtieth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, did Marvel create the Spider-Mobile because they had a deal with a toy company to make a Spider-Mobile toy? Did Walter Simonson have feathers on Velociraptors before scientists proved that […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #529

Welcome to the five hundred and twenty-ninth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, did the screenplay for never-produced Superman V become Superman: The Earth Stealers? Did Kurt Busiek almost have a series at DC Comics that ended up being hurt by Busiek getting […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #528

Welcome to the five hundred and twenty-eighth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, did Marvel’s editor-in-chief retroactively keep Wolverine from being a killer? Did Marvel squelch plans for a trans superhero during the 1980s? And was Brian Michael Bendis really going to be […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #527

Welcome to the five hundred and twenty-seventh in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, was Jean Grey set to survive the Dark Phoenix Saga even after the original ending was scrapped? Was Quicksilver not originally meant to return to being a hero in the […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #526

Welcome to the five hundred and twenty-sixth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This is the tenth anniversary of my first Comic Book Legends Revealed! his week, did Marvel accidentally end a crossover the wrong way? See how Ms. Marvel was replaced by She-Hulk in […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #525

Welcome to the five hundred and twenty-fifth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, how did X-Men West give us New Mutants instead? Was Rhodey almost killed when his first tenure as Iron Man ended? Finally, what comic book character was missing from the […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #524

Welcome to the five hundred and twenty-fourth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, what comic book writer is responsible for Spider-Man having mechanical web shooters in the most recent Spider-Man films? Did Man of Steel #1 originally have a damaged space shuttle in […]