Comic Book Legends Revealed #682

Welcome to the six hundred and eighty-second in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false.

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Was Wolverine Almost Going to be His Own Species?

When Lois Lane Just Re-Used Jimmy Olsen Stories

Was Lois Lane Based on a Classmate of Jerry Siegel?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #681

Welcome to the six hundred and eighty-first in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false.

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How Marvel UK Got Chewbacca His Medal!

The Bizarre 1980 Chinese Comic Star Wars Adaptation

Did Lucasfilm Split From Marvel Over an Ewok Dispute?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #680

Welcome to the six hundred and eightieth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false.

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How Did the Movie Twins Influence Deadpool’s Creation?

Who or What Was Deadpool 1099?

Was Deadpool Almost Left Out of Marvel vs Capcom 3?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #679

Welcome to the six hundred and seventy-ninth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false.

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Was the Original Cover of Wolverine’s Debut Edited?

How Marvel Turned an Art Portfolio Into a Comic Series

Did Lois Lane Really Become a Mother in a 1940s Comic?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #678

Welcome to the six hundred and seventy-eighth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false.

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Did Marvel Accidentally Spoil Return of the Jedi?

Did Wonder Woman Almost Get a New Costume in the 1940s?

Did John Romita Nearly Draw Wonder Woman in the 1950s?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #677

Welcome to the six hundred and seventy-seventh in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false.

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Was Infinity Gauntlet Originally Not a Crossover Event?

The Missing Comic Book Issue That Led to Gamora’s Death

Was Thanos Always a Mutant?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #676

Welcome to the six hundred and seventy-sixth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false.

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Superman and Lois Lane’s Forgotten 1949 Marriage!

Was Superman Banned From Action Comics Covers After #1?

Was Action Comics #1 Really Released on April 18th?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #675

Welcome to the six hundred and seventy-fifth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false.

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Chris Claremont’s Secret Assist in Giant-Size X-Men #1

Was There Almost a Scott/Jean/Colleen Wing Love Triangle?

Which Two Heroes Could Phoenix Not Fight in X-Men?

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Did Frank Capra Accidentally Try to Accept an Oscar He Didn’t Win?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about music and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far.

MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: Frank Capra accidentally tried to accept an Oscar that he didn’t win.

In 1933, Frank Capra directed Lady for a Day, a touching story about an old woman whose friends conspire to trick her visiting daughter (who she sent away to Europe when she was an infant and with whom she has only communicated with through letters) into thinking that her mother is a wealthy member of society and not the street vendor that she actually is.

Here’s Capra on the right, screenwriter of the film, Robert Riskin, on the left and May Robson, who played the title role, in the midddle.

The film was the first Columbia Pictures film to be nominated for an Academy Award and was the first film that Frank Capra was nominated for Best Director for, as well. Made with a bunch of no-names because no studio would lend their top talent to Columbia, the film was a surprise hit and Capra felt that their odds were strong that they would sweep the Oscars.

His confidence, as it turned out, led to a shocking gaffe…
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