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Comic Book Legends Revealed #538

Welcome to the five hundred and thirty-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, just who decided to kill Gwen Stacy, anyways? Plus, did Gene Day sell a Star Wars portfolio of prints before getting permission from Lucasfilm? And how did Green Arrow become Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #537

Welcome to the five hundred and thirty-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, did Marvel have a smoking ban almost a decade before their official smoking ban? What was the reason behind Thor getting shot by a sniper in the pages of Black Panther? And wait until you see what Marvel turned a Psylocke figure into!

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #536

Welcome to the five hundred and thirty-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, in honor of two comic book characters in the news, we’ll do a pair of legends featuring Psylocke and a pair of legends featuring Devil Dinosaur!

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Fantastic Four Legends Revealed!

In honor of the Fantastic Four’s new movie opening this weekend in the United States, we decided to spotlight past editions of Comic Book Legends Revealed that have featured the Fantastic Four over the years!

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #535

Welcome to the five hundred and thirty-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, in honor of the release of the new Fantastic Four film, it’s an all-FF edition of CBLR! Did Grant Morrison really propose a storyline involving the Invisible Woman being sexually attracted to the Human Torch? Did Chris Claremont and John Byrne really co-write an issue of Fantastic Four? How was the Phoenix’s return in the pages of Fantastic Four re-written AND re-drawn? And finally, did John Byrne’s Fantastic Four run once have a fill-in issue when no fill-in issue was needed?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #534

Welcome to the five hundred and thirty-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, did Marvel nearly reboot their comic book line in 1986? Was Daria really influenced by Enid from Ghost World? And what comic book artist had to flee TWO separate countries due to protesting the governments there?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #533

Welcome to the five hundred and thirty-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 the Beyonder really create the New Universe? Learn the strange origin of a classic Joker comic book story! Plus, discover the amusing prank that Bill Gaines pulled on the New Yorker!

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #532

Welcome to the five hundred and thirty-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, was Wolverine about to be written out of the X-Men when John Byrne took over the book? Did Walter Simonson create his Surtur Sage over a decade before becoming the writer on Thor? And did an artist quickly put out a comic book to keep a cartoon company from stealing his idea?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #531

Welcome to the five hundred and thirty-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 Frank Miller want to make a creative personnel change in the middle of The Dark Knight Returns? Was Walter Simonson given approval of using Mister Fantastic and Invisible Woman in his Avengers run only to have that approval rescinded as soon as he began using them? And do we know of twenty-five “lucky” fans who tore a page out of Action Comics #1?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #530

Welcome to the five hundred and thirtieth 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 create the Spider-Mobile because they had a deal with a toy company to make a Spider-Mobile toy? Did Walter Simonson have feathers on Velociraptors before scientists proved that they actually DID have feathers? Did the same comic that got sued for ripping off Superman also get sued for ripping off the title of a pulp magazine?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #529

Welcome to the five hundred and twenty-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, did the screenplay for never-produced Superman V become Superman: The Earth Stealers? Did Kurt Busiek almost have a series at DC Comics that ended up being hurt by Busiek getting TOO good of an artist for the series? And finally, did Steve Englehart take a West Coast Avengers story and make it a Fantastic Four story instead?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #528

Welcome to the five hundred and twenty-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 Marvel’s editor-in-chief retroactively keep Wolverine from being a killer? Did Marvel squelch plans for a trans superhero during the 1980s? And was Brian Michael Bendis really going to be the original artist on David Mack’s Kabuki?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #527

Welcome to the five hundred and twenty-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, was Jean Grey set to survive the Dark Phoenix Saga even after the original ending was scrapped? Was Quicksilver not originally meant to return to being a hero in the late 1980s? And what was the deal with Hulk losing a fight to a snake?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #526

Welcome to the five hundred and twenty-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, did Marvel accidentally end a crossover the wrong way? See how Ms. Marvel was replaced by She-Hulk in a comic! Finally, does Don Rosa really hate DuckTales?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #525

Welcome to the five hundred and twenty-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, how did X-Men West give us New Mutants instead? Was Rhodey almost killed when his first tenure as Iron Man ended? Finally, what comic book character was missing from the final issue of his series due to a script being mailed to the wrong country?

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