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The Secret History of Spider-Man's Parents

Spider-Man is a household name, but what about his parents? With trailers for "The Amazing Spider-Man" hinting at ab expanded role in Spidey's origins, CBR examines the mysterious history of Mary and Richard Parker.

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DC FLASHBACK: Bane

Following the announcement of Tom Hardy signing to portray the complex villain Bane in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises," CBR News takes a look at the origins and life of the man that broke the Bat.

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THE IRON MANUAL: Iron Man

Robert Downey Jr. reprises his role as the Armored Avenger in "Iron Man 2" and CBR examines the success of the corporate super-hero born in the age of flower power in the final installment of THE IRON MANUAL.

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THE IRON MANUAL: War Machine

In "Iron Man 2" Tony Stark's friend and ally James "Rhodey" Rhodes will don the black & silver armor that transforms him into War Machine. CBR examines the character in today's installment of THE IRON MANUAL.

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THE IRON MANUAL: Black Widow

Today, THE IRON MANUAL looks at the history of the Black Widow, Marvel's former Russian spy, femme fatale and Avenger who will be introduced to the world this weekend in "Iron Man 2" by actress Scarlett Johansson.

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THE IRON MANUAL: Whiplash

In "Iron Man 2," the armored Avenger's foe, Whiplash, makes his big screen debut with Mickey Rourke playing the part of the villain. CBR takes a look at the history of the character in this edition of THE IRON MANUAL.

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Comic Connection: The WolfMan

With Universal Pictures' "The Wolfman" hitting theaters today, CBR takes a look through the history of the myth of the werewolf as depicted in comic books, from Marvel's Werewolf by Night to "Fables'" Big Bad Wolf and beyond.

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FACES OF EVIL FLASHBACK: Deathstroke

As DC Comics' Faces of Evil campaign continues, CBR takes a look at the toughest mercenary there is, Deathstroke: the Terminator, who returns in the new one-shot, "Faces of Evil: Deathstroke," on sale now.

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FACES OF EVIL FLASHBACK: Prometheus & Enemy Ace

January is DC's month of villainy as the bad guys take the stage in Faces of Evil. First up, we examine Grant Morrison's "anti-Batman," Prometheus, and Germany's World War I flying ace, Hans Von Hammer, the Enemy Ace.

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The Life & Loves of Will Eisner's "The Spirit"

With Frank Miller's screen adaptation of "The Spirit" opening this week, CBR looks at the life and loves of the classic Will Eisner creation, from his origins as a newspaper strip to his reinvigoration by Darwyn Cooke.

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DC FLASHBACK: Dick Grayson, Pt. I

Bruce Wayne is missing and presumed dead, but is there another Batman waiting in the wings? One choice is Dick Grayson, Nightwing. We bring you a two-part look at the life of Grayson, potential successor to the Bat.

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DC FLASHBACK: Batman III

In this final installment, CBR looks back at more of the major figures who shaped Batman's history, and provides an overview of the major comic book storylines that defined the character in the last twenty-five years.

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DC FLASHBACK: Batman II

In this second part of CBR's look at the history of Batman, we relive the tumultuous eras that saw Batman fall under the shadow of Dr. Fredric Wertham; become a camp classic; and transcend to pop culture phenomenon.

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DC FLASHBACK: Batman I

With "Batman R.I.P." concluded and "The Dark Knight" available on DVD now, CBR presents a new series spotlighting the history of the Batman and the creators that made the character a part of the pop culture landscape.

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MARVEL MEMOIR: The Punisher

Frank Castle is a natural born warrior. His battlefield is the streets. With "Punisher: War Zone" in theaters now, CBR examines The Punisher's one-man war on crime from his first appearance through today.

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FINAL CRISIS FLASHBACK: Mr. Terrific

Physicist, lawyer, psychologist, chemist, mathematician, millionaire, superhero. Michael Holt is the genius behind the JSA and Checkmate. Join CBR as we look at the many talents of Mr. Terrific.

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FINAL CRISIS FLASHBACK: Black Lightning

The first African-American to get his own title from DC, a founding Outsider, a Secretary of Education, a husband and a father. But in Final Crisis, Black Lightning was forced to join the Dark Side.

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FINAL CRISIS FLASHBACK: Mirror Master

Join us in this latest installment of CBR's series spotlighting The Flash's classic gallery of Rogues, as we hold a mirror up to the two men who've operated as the villainous Mirror Master.

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FINAL CRISIS FLASHBACK: Trickster

One of The Flash's most classic foes, The Trickster has existed in two incarnations, both of whom have had quite a ride in events connected with DC Comics' epic "Final Crisis." We look at the characters' origins.

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