In their latest spotlight on short-lived plot points, CSBG looks at how Storm apparently has a huge connection to a whole other dimension!
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
In their feature looking at cast members in popular comics who have fallen into obscurity, CSBG tells of Wonder Woman's old gremlin pal, Glitch!
In their latest look at notable comic book retcons, CSBG examines how Squirrel Girl went from being a mutant to, well, not being one!
In their latest look at superhero resurrections, CSBG spotlights how Dawn Granger, Dove of Hawk and Dove fame, came back to life!
In their feature seeing how heroes were redeemed after turning to villainy, CSBG shows how Scarlet Witch's Avengers West Coast heel turn was handled
In their latest look at abandoned comic book plots, CSBG spotlights a Legion of Super-Heroes story that was abandoned...in the middle of the story!
Doctor Doom has worn many suits of armor over the years, some that are strong, some that are bizarre, some that are both.
In their latest look at comic creators talking about comics, CSBG sees Joss Whedon's views about the Punisher make it into an issue of Runaways!
In their latest look at recurring comic plot points, CSBG examines times that characters referenced Batman knocking Guy Gardner out with 'one punch'
In their latest look at unresolved comic book stories, CSBG explores what the world remembers about Spider-Man's Civil War unmasking.
The Speed Force is the power source for the Flash and other DC speedsters. And yet, it remains infinitely mysterious. CBR clears a few things up!
In a new feature examining times where characters are cleared out to make room for new ones, CSBG shows how Freedom Force was wiped out for X-Factor
In their latest spotlight on bizarrely awesome comic books, CSBG looks at the time that Green Lantern turned his friend into a seagull in his sleep!
In their feature looking at cast members in popular comics who have fallen into obscurity, CSBG looks at Jill Stacy's odd stint as part of Spidey's cast
In a new feature spotlighting notable comic book team-ups, CSBG looks at the time that Superman just wouldn't let Pat Boone sing his new song!
John Byrne's first five issues of Sensational She-Hulk paid an amusing homage, of sorts, to the first five issues of Fantastic Four.
The Hulk has destroyed many armored suits over the years, but he has also worn a few, as well. We look at 10 examples of each!
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A short fan film parodies Rian Johnson's breakout film, Brick, only with the plot now about the outrage by some fans at Johnson's The Last Jedi.
The superhero now known as Shazam gains powers from saying his titular special word! Find out what kind of surprising powers he gains when he does!