In honor of Thanksgiving, we are sharing a variety of comic book covers that homage Norman Rockwell's classic painting, 'Freedom From Want'
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 email@example.com!
Articles by Brian Cronin
The real world has a lot of famous parades, with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade being tops. How about within the Marvel and DC Universes?
In their feature examining how comic writers reversed seemingly permanent changes, CSBG sees how long Clark Kent remained away from the Daily Planet!
In their feature examining cases of retroactive continuity, CSBG spotlights how Flash and Nightwing retroactively became best friends.
One of the phrases most associated with Marvel Comics is 'Stan Lee Presents,' but what is the history of that phrase, as it relates to Marvel Comics?
In their latest look at recurring plot points, CSBG spotlights times that Marvel heroes had to fight against teams made up of dead heroes and villains
In their feature on cast members in popular comics who have fallen into obscurity, CSBG tells of Billy Anders, who once shared Superman's powers!
Is there really a comic book homage cover EVERY week? Find out as the great comic book cover streak refuses to stop!
In their feature examining how comic writers reversed seemingly permanent changes, CSBG sees how long Superman's powers remained dramatically reduced!
You have questions, CSBG has answers! Why can't Marvel use Fu Manchu in their comics if the character's novels are now in the public domain?
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu paid tribute to the late Stan Lee with a special pair of cleats designed to honor the comic book icon.
In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, learn which four-time Tony Award winning playwright was wooed by Stan Lee for a special line at Marvel!
In their continued look at Mary Jane Watson's comic book history, CSBG sees how Peter Parker and Mary Jane finally...well...clicked together.
We talk with Ryan Cady, the writer of the new science fiction horror series, Infinite Dark, about the surprising hope hidden in the universe's end.
Marvel introduced Shang-Chi as the son of Fu Manchu when they held the rights to the mysterious villain. How have they dealt with the character since?
You have questions, CSBG has answers! What were Marvel's color-coded comic units during the late 1940s/early 1950s?
In a brand-new Comic Book Legends Revealed, get to the bottom of just how Stan Lee started to work for Marvel Comics (then called Timely Comics)!