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Comic Book Legends Revealed #585

Welcome to the five hundred and eighty-fifth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the first five hundred (I actually haven’t been able to update it in a while). This week, was The Killing Joke originally meant to be out of continuity? Was the 1991 X-Men comic first intended to be part of a single bi-weekly X-Men team? Did Wally West’s friend Chunk nearly have his own series?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #584

Welcome to the five hundred and eighty-fourth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the first five hundred (I actually haven’t been able to update it in a while). This week, how did Kevin Smith’s Daredevil run almost stop before it ever began? See the ending of the Ghostbusters II comic book that Columbia Pictures wouldn’t let be published! And did Stephen King use the Green Goblin in Maximum Overdrive without permission from Marvel?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #583

Welcome to the five hundred and eighty-third in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the first five hundred (I actually haven’t been able to update it in a while). This week, was Mary Jane and Peter’s baby originally going to live? Who was the visual inspiration for Wolverine? And who was DC’s recent Terra going to be originally?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #582

Welcome to the five hundred and eighty-second in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the first five hundred (I actually haven’t been able to update it in a while). This week, learn the secret origin of Deadpool’s fascination with chimichangas, discover whether Grant Morrison forgot the ending of Son of Demon or not and learn if there was a Superman comic made just in Europe!

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #581

Welcome to the five hundred and seventy-ninth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the first five hundred (I actually haven’t been able to update it in a while). This week, were Cyclops and Madelyne Pryor really going to live happily ever after? How did Neal Adams change the ending of the famous Green Arrow/Speedy drug storyline? Finally, was Bruce the Gargoyle on the Spider-Man Animated Series a Batman reference?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #580

Welcome to the five hundred and seventy-ninth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the first five hundred (I actually haven’t been able to update it in a while). This week, in honor of the news that Marvel is re-visiting the Clone Saga with their next big Spider-Man event, The Clone Conspiracy, this week is an all-Clone Saga edition of CBLR! Was the original intent of 1990s Clone Saga to make Spider-Man single again? Was Harry Osborn going to be the mastermind behind the Clone Saga? And finally, did the negative reaction to the Clone Saga change the ending of DC’s Superman event, “Dead Again”?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #579

Welcome to the five hundred and seventy-ninth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the first five hundred (I actually haven’t been able to update it in a while). This week, was Lee Bermejo’s Joker based on Heath Ledger or not? Did Grant Morrison almost create a FEMALE Doctor Who? And what was the original pitch for Captain Carrot and the Zoo Crew?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #578

Welcome to the five hundred and seventy-eighth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the first five hundred (I actually haven’t been able to update it in a while). This week, did Fredric Wertham really claim that Batman and Robin were gay? Did Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross try to take over Iron Man before doing Marvels together? And was Captain America already set to relaunch as part of Heroes Reborn before Mark Waid and Ron Garney’s run even began?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #577

Welcome to the five hundred and seventy-seventh in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the first five hundred (I actually haven’t been able to update it in a while). This week, in honor of the release of X-Men: Apocalypse this weekend, it’s an all-X-Men week! Did Deadpool nearly debut in an X-Men/G.I. Joe crossover comic? What was the shocking original ending of X-Men: Zero Tolerance? Was Banshee originally intended to be a woman?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #576

Welcome to the five hundred and seventy-sixth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the first five hundred (I actually haven’t been able to update it in a while). This week, learn whether Batman was intended to kill Joker at the end of The Killing Joke! Did David Choe almost do an X-Men comic book? And who was the Titans Leader in Armageddon 2001?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #575

Welcome to the five hundred and seventy-fifth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the first five hundred (I actually haven’t been able to update it in a while). This week, did Spider-Verse really have every Spider-Man in it? Who was the Red Hood during Dan Slott and Ty Templeton’s Batman Adventures? And did SHIELD and Hydra end up fighting against each other in a comic that originally didn’t feature either?

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Captain America/Iron Man Legends Revealed!

In honor of Captain America and Iron Man’s new movie, Captain America: Civil War, opening this weekend in the United States, we decided to spotlight past editions of Comic Book Legends Revealed that have featured either Captain America or Iron Man over the years!

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #574

Welcome to the five hundred and seventy-fourth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the first five hundred (I actually haven’t been able to update it in a while). This week, in honor of Captain America: Civil War, legends involving Captain America, Iron Man and, well, Civil War! Were Captain America and Iron Man initially on opposite sides for Marvel’s original Civil War? Was the Mandarin banned as a villain in the Iron Man films? And what famous Captain America villain was inspired by…an ice cream sundae?!

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #573

Welcome to the five hundred and seventy-third in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the first five hundred (I actually haven’t been able to update it in a while). This week, did Marvel edit out the “snap” when they reprinted the death of Gwen Stacy? Was John Byrne nearly part of Image Comics’ start? And finally, what amusing Jungle Book-related mistake occurred in Vertigo’s Fables?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #572

Welcome to the five hundred and seventy-second in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the first five hundred (I actually haven’t been able to update it in a while). This week, did Marvel have a Spider-Man foe based on Prince? Did Peter David almost quit Incredible Hulk over Betty Banner’s pregnancy being terminated? And learn why the Hulk wasn’t allowed to crap out in Las Vegas!

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