In their feature seeing how heroes were redeemed after turning to villainy, CSBG shows how Colossus became one of Magneto's Acolytes for a time.
Brian Cronin has been writing professionally about comic books for over a dozen years now at CBR (primarily with his “Comics Should Be Good” series of columns, including Comic Book Legends Revealed). He has written two books about comics for Penguin-Random House – Was Superman a Spy? And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed and Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent? And Other Amazing Comic Book Trivia! His next book, 100 Things X-Men Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, is due out from Triumph Books in April 2018. His writing has been featured at ESPN.com, the Los Angeles Times, About.com, the Huffington Post and Gizmodo. He features legends about entertainment and sports at his website, Legends Revealed. Follow him on Twitter at @Brian_Cronin and feel free to e-mail him suggestions for stories about comic books that you'd like to see featured at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Articles by Brian Cronin
Steve Ditko was famous for his unwillingness to get his picture taken in the last 50 years of his life. That didn't stop people from trying, though.
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With Captain America about to get scale mail armor in Avengers 4, see how the depiction of his comic costume has evolved over the years
In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, find out if Steve Ditko canceled a proposed comic book series because of a dispute over the lettering!
See the artists who had the greatest influence upon Steve Ditko during his career as a comic book artist.
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You have questions, CSBG has answers! What comics did the two John Romitas work on together?