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Comic Book Legends Revealed #520

Welcome to the five hundred and twentieth 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, what Silver Age Marvel hero did Stan Lee say he created as a gay character? How did Eddie Murphy indirectly lead to the creation of Harbinger? Which comic was the surprising debut of the Post-Crisis Superman?

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Daredevil Legends Revealed!

In honor of his new hit TV series, we’ve decided to feature a collection of our past Comic Book Legends Revealed installments that involve Daredevil.

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #519

Welcome to the five hundred and nineteenth 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 Daredevil: Man Without Fear really originate as a script for a Daredevil movie? Learn the secret origin for Wonder Man’s ugliest costume! Plus, what is the bizarre story of the Ghost Rider vs. Hulk comic book cover that didn’t have Hulk inside the comic?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #518

Welcome to the five hundred and eighteenth 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, is Marvel planning to split the X-Men into their own separate continuity? Was John Byrne’s final X-Men cover never published? Did the creators of Garfield and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles really do a crossover together?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #517

Welcome to the five hundred and seventeenth 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, discover the amazing “Lost” Superman story by Dave Gibbons, Alan Davis, Brian Bolland and Garry Leach! What did the Brazilian version of Daredevil’s Born Again replace a heroin needle with? Finally, did Marie Severin color panels all one color to obscure violence in old EC Comics?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #516

Welcome to the five hundred and sixteenth 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, what was the offensive first attempt by Dennis the Menace to add an African-American cast member? Plus, will George Perez never draw Vibe? Finally, what notable response did the artist on Grant Morrison’s last issue of Animal Man to Morison’s script?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #515

Welcome to the five hundred and fifteenth 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 Lois and Clark TV show force DC’s hands on the Super-marriage? Plus, how did a haircut get an inker a “Super” gig? And why was Iron Man different in the Brazilian version of the Daredevil classic, Born Again?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #514

Welcome to the five hundred and fourteenth 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, what is the secret origin of the Super-mullet? Plus, what was the REAL “original” Batmobile? Finally, see what Justice League scene needed to be re-dialogue and re-drawn after it was finished because a dead character was no longer dead!

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #513

Welcome to the five hundred and thirteenth 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, who or what is Batman Junior? Has Alex Ross really never drawn Kyle Rayner? Finally, how did Secret Wars lead to the Punisher finally getting his own series?

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The Greatest Stories Never Told: A Comic Book Legends Collection

Very often during Comic Book Legends Revealed, I touch upon comic book stories that, for one reason or another, never got made. The greatest stories never told. Reader Freedy asked if I could collect them all together. This is that collection.

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #512

Welcome to the five hundred and twelfth 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 a letter from a reader convince Charles Schulz to introduce an African-American character into Peanuts? Was Spider-Man Unlimted originally intended to be a continuation of the 1990s Spider-Man cartoon series? Finally, were the Team Titans originally intended to become a NEW Teen Titans?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #511

Welcome to the five hundred and eleventh 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). For the first three weeks of February, in the lead-up to this week’s Oscars, I’ll feature at least one comic legend involving an Oscar-nominated film (as per the request of long-time reader Arthur K.). This week, was the Avengers originally rated R by the MPAA? Did an Avengers crossover involving Kang get squelched due to a scheduling issue? And what unique way did Neil Gaiman write around Bill Sienkiewicz’s pages in The Sandman: Endless Nights?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #510

Welcome to the five hundred and tenth 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). For the first three weeks of February, in the lead-up to the Oscars, I’ll feature at least one comic legend involving an Oscar-nominated film (as per the request of long-time reader Arthur K.). This week, did Superman very nearly have a musical sequence in it? Did Peter David pass out copies of the ending of Alpha Flight #12 at a convention? And did Mark Waid have a solution planned for Bucky’s secret identity before he left Captain America?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed Addendum: Paul Smith’s Rejected Wonder Woman Design

In this week’s Comic Book Legends Revealed, I featured a story about how Paul Smith’s original designs for a Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman “Year One” type project (to be written by Jeph Loeb) were rejected, in part because of the pants that he had Wonder Woman wearing. On Sunday, Paul did a piece on his blog featuring his designs for the story. He noted that I had neglected to show any examples of what he would have had Wonder Woman wearing. I was confused, as I didn’t recall him sending me any examples. I’m no dummy, if Paul Smith sends me artwork, I’m sure as heck going to show that artwork as Paul Smith’s artwork is amazing. However, as it turned out, I WAS a dummy! I had missed the image attachment in Paul’s e-mail. So here, without any further ado, are Paul Smith’s rejected designs for Wonder Woman from the late 1990s project “Love and War”…
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Comic Book Legends Revealed #509

Welcome to the five hundred and 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). For the next three weeks, in the lead-up to the Oscars, I’ll feature at least one comic legend involving an Oscar-nominated film (as per the request of long-time reader Arthur K.). This week, which famous comic book artist designed Indiana Jones? How did Wonder Woman’s PANTS get in the way of a comic book project? And did the Punisher seriously kill jaywalkers at one point?

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