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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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Comic Book Legends Revealed #571

Welcome to the five hundred and seventy-first 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 Batman first introduce the “What If?” comic? Was DC Comics almost re-named Dynamic Comics in the 1980s? And what’s the deal with the “missing” pilot episode of M.A.S.K.?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #570

Welcome to the five hundred and seventieth 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 close did we come to seeing the Black Panther debut in his own solo series FIFTY years ago? Did Nightwing almost get his own movie in the late 1990s? And did DC Comics prevent James Robinson from fulfilling the Hawkman prophecy in Starman?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #569

Welcome to the five hundred and sixty-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 Mary Jane Watson almost UGLY? Was Peter Parker from the 1990s Spider-Man animated series based on Nicholas Hammond from the 1970s Spider-Man TV series? And how did the “Marvel Method” lead to Marvel having multi-part stories?

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Batman Legends Revealed!

In honor of Batan’s new movie, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, opening this weekend, we decided to spotlight past editions of Comic Book Legends Revealed that has featured Batman over the years!

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #568

Welcome to the five hundred and sixty-eigth 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 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, here are three legends involving Batman and Superman films! Did Happy Meals really lead to Tim Burton not returning for a third Batman film? Was Jor-El nearly a bagel in the first Superman film? And how did the Daily Planet help put out an issue of the Daily News?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #567

Welcome to the five hundred and sixty-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 Punisher’s TV debut this week on Netflix’s Daredevil series, I thought we’d take a look at both the origin of the Punisher and one of his oddest moments of all-time. Who was the inspiration for the Punisher? Was Mike Baron forced to write the “Punisher becomes a black guy” storyline? And did Marvel have a special “black dialogue” writer on the storyline?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #566

Welcome to the five hundred and sixty-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, was there really a mysterious EIGHTH founder of Image Comics? Was Brian Wood’s acclaimed Demo series originally going to be an X-Men comic? And was Snake-Eyes and Storm Shadow’s shared background a happy accident?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #565

Welcome to the five hundred and sixty-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, which original Image series began life as an X-Men spinoff? Did Kevin Conroy take up smoking to make his Bruce Wayne voice sound old in Batman Beyond? And what was Aquaman’s REAL first comic book cover appearance?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #564

Welcome to the five hundred and sixty-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, was Deadpool’s roommate, Blind Al, supposed to be the first Black Widow? Is Alan Moore banned from the United States by the CIA? And was one of the 1993 Marvel Annuals characters just the Dungeons and Dragons character of the Annual’s writer?

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