In a brand-new feature spotlighting notable examples of heroes breaking the fourth wall, CSBG shows Batman teaching kids a lesson about crime!
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
The Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer reveals that Mysterio's Marvel Cinematic Universe debut will be much as it was in the classic comics.
In their feature examining characters pulled out of series due to editorial reasons, CSBG notes the short Avengers tenure of Reed and Sue Richards!
In their latest look at notable comic book retcons, CSBG looks at how Aquaman's communication with fish has changed over the years.
In their latest spotlight on notable comic firsts, CSBG reveals when Blue Beetle and Booster Gold were first referred to as 'Blue and Gold.'
the surprising amount of times that a major X-Men event corresponded with Cable dying!
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In their latest spotlight on notable comic firsts, CSBG reveals when the original Avengers found out each other's secret identities.
In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, find out why Mark Waid essentially started over fresh with the supporting cast on Flash when he took over.
In their feature examining how comic writers reversed seemingly permanent changes, CSBG shows how Black Manta got over his 'mutated manta ray' era.
In their feature examining characters pulled out of series due to editorial reasons, CSBG explains how Cable and Deadpool dealt with no Cable!
In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, find out what original plot point in Watchmen Alan Moore changed to avoid offending some readers.
In their feature looking back on comics from 10/25/50/75 years ago, CSBG spotlights the conclusion to Punisher's Suicide Run crossover.
In the latest Movie Legends Revealed, find out whether Michael J. Fox had to learn to skateboard for the making of Back to the Future.
The award-winning cartoonist behind Supernatural Law, Bongo's Radioactive Man and Archie Meets the Punisher passed away on Saturday.
In a brand-new feature spotlighting notable TV episodes written by comic writers, CSBG spotlights Bill Finger's classic episode of 77 Sunset Strip!
In a feature examining what trade collections you need to read the chronological story of characters, CSBG shows Mockingbird's bizarre comic journey.