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Review time! with Anti-Hero

“Where have all the good men gone and where are all the gods? Where’s the street-wise Hercules to fight the rising odds?” Monkeybrain Comics keeps cranking out interesting digital comics, and I keep waiting until they get published because I’m so old, so I’m glad they published Jay Faerber‘s latest superhero epic, Anti-Hero. Faerber, in […]

Our Retro-Renaissance, Late 1980s to Early 1990s Edition

Once upon a time, if you wanted to read collected comics in book form, you had to hit your local library and seek out the 740s in the non-fiction section. You could usually find a hardcover Peanuts treasury or two, or maybe if you got lucky, Les Daniels’s Comix! or Jules Feiffer’s The Great Comic […]

The Wrong Side: Green Arrow vs. Solomon Grundy

How do you choke out a man who doesn't need to breathe? Find out in CSBG's latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights...

Drawing Crazy Patterns – The Many Dead Loves of Wolverine

One of the deadliest things that can happen to you if you're a comic book character is for Wolverine to fall in love with you. CSBG spotlights a handful of his dead lovers.

75 Greatest Joker Stories: #25-21

The Joker Countdown hits the Top 25 with your picks for the Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told!

Top Five X-Men/Fantastic Four Crossovers

With the X-Men and Fantastic Four film franchises possibly crossing over, CSBG decided to spotlight the top five X-Men/Fantastic Four COMIC BOOK crossovers!

75 Greatest Joker Stories: #35-26

The countdown hits the top 30 as CSBG continues to reveal what you voted as the Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told!

Comic Book Legends Revealed #533

In this week's CBLR, 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 New Yorker!

The Line it is Drawn #250 – Crossed Over Crossovers

This week, our artists drew your suggestions for comic book characters starring in crossovers from OTHER comic book companies! Teen Titans in Dark Phoenix Saga, Batman vs. Superman in Civil War and more!

75 Greatest Joker Stories: #45-36

CSBG's countdown of the greatest Joker stories ever told continue with stories from Jim Lee, Alex Ross and John Byrne!

Abandoned Love: The Death and Life of Cassie Lang, Ant-Man’s Daughter

In their latest spotlight on missed comic book plots, CSBG looks at the death and return of Cassie Lang, the daughter of Ant-Man!

75 Greatest Joker Stories: #55-46

CSBG's countdown of your picks for the greatest Joker stories of all-time has hit the top 50!

My comic book shoppe – Excalibur Comics

Okay, so I visited Excalibur in September, when I was in Portland for the Rose City Comic Con. So yeah, this is a little bit late. That’s just the way it is! When I moved to Portland, in 1993, it took me a little while to find a comic book store that I really liked. […]

Abandoned Love: The Death and Life of Scott Lang, Ant-Man

In their latest examination of overturned comic book plots, CSBG looks at how Scott Lang, Ant-Man, was brought back from the dead!

75 Greatest Joker Stories: #65-56

CSBG's countdown of your all-time favorite Joker stories continues with #65-56!

Review time! with Millennium

“When I woke up this morning could have sworn it was Judgment Day” Humanoids publishes some cool comics, and I get some of them (they tend to be spendy, so I skip some not because they look bad, but because they just look a bit too dear), like Millennium. I mean, come on – this […]

The Great Comic Book Cover Homage Streak: Week 147

Every week, CSBG looks to see if a comic book cover homage has been released. Will the streak continue this week?

75 Greatest Joker Stories: #75-66

You all voted and now we're counting down your picks for the greatest Joker comic book stories ever told!

Hey, here’s another Kickstarter you might be interested in

We’re all about crowdfunding here at the blog, apparently! My pal Lucy Bellwood has launched a Kickstarter to publish her nautical comic, Baggywrinkles, in solid hardcover (with colors, if she can reach a stretch goal). Baggywrinkles is a series about Bellwood’s experiences on board tall ships, and it’s full of very useful information and cool […]

Comics You Should Own – Suicide Squad

You knew it was coming! Suicide Squad by John Ostrander (writer), Kim Yale (writer, issues #23-24, 31-43, 45-66, Deadshot #1-4), Robert Greenberger (scripter, issue #38), Dan deVries (writer, issue #44), Keith Giffen (plotter/penciller, Justice League International #13), J. Show More Summary

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