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
31 days of awesome horror comics, as chosen by awesome horror comic creators, begins with Bruce Jones and Bernie Wrightson's 'Jennifer'
In their latest spotlight on comic plots wrapped up in other series, CSBG shows yet another Ka-Zar plotline wrapped up, this time by the X-Men!
In their latest spotlight on short-lived plot points, CSBG examines Captain America's short-lived obsession with Nick Fury.
In their feature spotlighting notable plot points that occurred off-panel, CSBG examines how Aunt Harriet was dropped from the Batman titles.
Discover how naming a supervillain resulted in Mike Carlin being 'rewarded' with a death scene in the comic!
You have questions, CSBG has answers! How does Razor Fist feed or dress himself if he has razor blades for hands?
In their latest spotlight on notable comic firsts, CSBG tries to figure out when Lois Lane's eyes turned violet in the comics.
In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, discover whether there was something much different planned for Batman: Gotham Knights.
In their feature discussing Avengers history, CSBG has Eileen Gonzalez & Brian Cronin spotlight the introduction of the racist Sons of the Serpent.
In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, discover the time that Marvel had to apologize for insulting Superman in the Fantastic Four letter pages!
It's CSBG's annual Top 100 poll! This year, your vote is for the top comic book writers and artists of all-time! It is the last day of voting!
In their feature that spotlights celebs in comics under different names, CSBG shows Little Richard helping the Archies with their bubblegum pop label
In the latest Movie Legends Revealed, discover whether Heath Ledger's unique spin on the Joker was really him intentionally trying to get fired.
In their continued look at Mary Jane Watson's comic book history, CSBG shows how Mary Jane was given a much more sympathetic portrayal on the way out.
In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, discover how a 1950s Batman story helped to save the Kenner Batman line of action figures!
With Marvel preparing to return to the year 2099, our artists draw 2099 versions of some different comic book characters!
In their latest look at abandoned comic plots, CSBG examines how Kole's mysterious return in Team Titans went nowhere.
In their latest spotlight on comic plots we wished we could forget, CSBG is disturbed by the whole Micah Synn/Debbie Nelson plotline in Daredevil.