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Comic Book Legends Revealed #530

This week, we learn the behind the scenes origin of the not-so-amazing Spider-Mobile, plus legends involving Walter Simonson, dinosaurs and Wonder Comics!

Review time! with Heart in a Box

“Meat-eating orchids forgive no one just yet; cut myself on angel’s hair and baby’s breath” I’ve been hearing about Heart in a Box for a few years now, as it has wound its way through the vagaries of the publishing business. The story of how any comic gets published is fascinating, and Heart in a […]

Follow the Path – Gotham City’s Skyline

In their latest spotlight on comic ideas adapted from other media into comics, CSBG looks at how DC adopted the Gotham skyline from the Tim Burton Batman films.

1987 And All That: Captain Atom #1-10

A great comic about a good man doing some bad things for good reasons.

Review time! with San Hannibal

“Where no one seems to mind if you string your words together with Kool cigarettes and sparkling wine; keep the conversation light, wait until the girls get under-dressed and then the talk gets less polite” I read the first three issues of San Hannibal, but not the final two, so when Pop! Goes the Icon […]

Comic Book Six Degrees – Jack Kirby to Will Eisner

Can you connect Jack Kirby to Will Eisner in six moves or less? Let us know!

She Has No Head! – Turns Out Laughter Is MY Gateway Drug

Time and again, what brings me back to comics and characters are the jokes. Yup, laughter is my gateway drug. What's yours?

The Weekend I Went Home Again… Kind Of.

I had come to Portland for a funeral. My friend Janet, that I’d known since high school, that helped me put my first zine together when we were just sixteen, was dead. Cancer. We’d thought she was beating it but ‘complications’ suddenly had put her back in the hospital and a few days later she […]

What I bought – 24 June 2015

She even learnt the language of a strange country which, Signor Tosetti had been told, some people believed still existed, although no one in the world could say where it was. (The name of this country was Wales.) (Susanna Clarke, from Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell) Grindhouse: Drive In, Bleed Out #6 (of eight) (“Lady […]

Remember to Forget – That Time That Batman Wet His Pants

In their latest spotlight on comic books best left forgotten, CSBG spotlights the time Batman wet himself (and that is not the worst of it).

Comic Book Questions Answered – What, Exactly, Is Captain America’s Shield Made Out Of?

CSBG has a feature where they answer readers questions. The latest is about what Captain America's shield is made out of!

DCYou and You, Week Four

After a big week 3, this week DC only released three of the DCYou books. That seems like poor planning. They couldn’t have held a few from last week for this week? Oh well – let’s check them out! Green Lantern: Lost Army #1 by Cullen Bunn (writer), Jesus Saiz (artist), Dave Sharpe (letterer), Andrew […]

The Wrong Side: Catwoman vs. Prometheus

In their latest spotlight on "bad" superhero fights, CSBG looks at how Catwoman succeeded where the rest of the JLA failed.

The Past Was Close Behind: “We’ll Never Forget You Supergirl…Until We All Forget You Right Away.”

In their latest spotlight on hindsight hilarity, CSBG looks at when everyone told Supergirl they would never forget her sacrifice...right before they all do.

Top Five Best Superhero Origins

CSBG reveals their picks for the top five superhero origins of all-time!

Comic Book Legends Revealed #529

How close did we come to a fifth Superman movie? And did the failed script become a classic Superman graphic novel? Plus, legends involving Kurt Busiek and Steve Englehart!

The Line it is Drawn #246 – Superhero Fight Club!

This week, our artists drew your suggestion for fights between comic book characters! Superman vs. Black Bolt, Black Widow vs. Black Canary and more!

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