In their latest look at notable comic book retcons, CSBG looks at how Superman's high school was originally far from Smallville!
CBR Senior Writer 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! and one book, 100 Things X-Men Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, from Triumph Books. 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 email@example.com!
Articles by Brian Cronin
In their latest look at recurring plot points, CSBG spotlights how common hologram projectors seem to be in the early Marvel Universe!
In their feature spotlighting notable plot points that occurred off-panel, CSBG examines when Alfred Pennyworth learned Superman's secret identity!
In their feature spotlighting revelations first unveiled in texts outside of comics, CSBG shows who the Jameson in Marvels really was!
In their latest spotlight on notable comic firsts, CSBG reveals when the Thing first exclaimed, 'What a revolting development!'
As we wait for the X-Men to one day meet the Avengers in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, see how they first met in the comics!
In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, find out if a comic book series had to change its name over a lawsuit involving the word 'Funnies'!
In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, see how a Spider-Man villain was introduced without a secret identity!
In the latest Movie Legends Revealed, find out whether Dreamworks seriously made working on Shrek a punishment for their workers!
In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, discover the first time that the United States government censored Superman comic books!
In their feature discussing Avengers history, CSBG has Eileen Gonzalez & Brian Cronin looks at the start of Cap's Kooky Quartet's greatest moment!
In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, learn the sad story of why the late, great Nick Cardy changed his name!
In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, see how Will Eisner took an unpublished baseball comic book and made it a Spirit issue!
In the latest TV Legends Revealed, find out whether Eddie Murphy really got his SNL gig because another comedian couldn't read cue cards.
In their feature discussing Avengers history, CSBG has Eileen Gonzalez & Brian Cronin look at what the Avengers' breakup did to the youth of the US!
This week, in honor of Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, our artists went back to the 1960s and re-designed comic characters as if they debuted in 1969!
In their feature looking back on comics from 10/25/50/75 years ago, CSBG spotlights the bizarre comic book that launched Charlton Comics!
In their feature looking back on comics from 10/25/50/75 years ago, CSBG spotlights the X-Men crossover that introduced Generation X!