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Comic Book Legends Revealed #484

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and eighty-three. It’s an all-Batman legends edition of Comic Book Legends Revealed this week! First off, was the first Batman comic book story seriously taken from a Shadow story? Did Bob Kane actually draw Batman’s confrontation with Joe Chill? And did the producers of Batman Forever fire Robin Williams from the film?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #483

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and eighty-two. This week, was there really a sexually suggestive Mickey Mouse milk ad from 1934? How did Casper the Friendly Ghost give us the Silver Age return of the Spectre? And what was Marv Wolfman’s “escape route” for keeping Barry Allen alive after Crisis on Infinite Earths?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #482

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and eighty-one. This week, why did Todd McFarlane leave Marvel Comics? What strange way was the Blondie comic strip launched? And did War Games really end with Leslie Thompkins letting Stephanie Brown die to prove a point to Batman?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #481

Welcome to the four hundred and eightieth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the previous four hundred and seventy-nine. This week is a special theme week tied in with our recently completed 75 Greatest Batman Stories of All-Time countdown. Was the Joker going to dress like Madonna in Arkham Asylum? Was KnightQuest shortened due to fan backlash? And did Harley Quinn really make her comic book debut in Mad Love?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #480

Welcome to the four hundred and eightieth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the previous four hundred and seventy-nine. This week, I accidentally did a rather morbid theme, as all three legends ended up being about death (well, two of them were and once I realized that two of them were, I added a third to make it an official theme). Did Barry Allen’s long murder trial lead DC to having him killed off? Was Damian Wayne never supposed to live past his first appearance? What strange tribute did a French newspaper give to Herge upon his death?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #479

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and seventy-eight. This week, did the “With Great Power…” speech happen to Superman fifteen years before it happened to Spider-Man? Was there really a Hagar the Horrible soda? And was Ventriloquist originally invented as a Judge Dredd villain?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #478

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and seventy-seven. This week, in what shocking way would Terry Gilliam’s version of Watchmen have ended? Who did Chris Claremont want to be as the fifth member of X-Factor instead of Jean Grey? And did the Superman writers really quickly split from John Byrne’s plots after Byrne had Superman kill in his final issue?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #477

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and seventy-six. This week, was Madrox originally going to be a member of the All-New, All-Different X-Men? Was the story of the All-New, All-Different X-Men originally going to continue in the pages of Giant-Size X-Men? Did Don Rosa hide insulting portrayals of Mickey Mouse in his comics?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #476

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and seventy-five. This week, did we almost get ZEROX the Multiple Man!? Is there really a hidden cat on every Jim Balent Catwoman cover? And did Rube Goldberg actually sue Mouse Trap for ripping off his famous Rube Goldberg machines?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #475

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and seventy-four. This week, did Todd McFarlane used to hide spiders on the cover of Spider-Man? Was Charlie Brown ever going to kick that football? And was Professor X originally in Age of Ultron?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #474

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and seventy-three. This week, did the original ending of Age of Ultron feature Marvelman becoming part of the Marvel Universe? Was Nightmare originally supposed to be Nightcrawler’s father? And did Pat Boone actually draw a cartoon in the official Pat Boone comic book!?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #473

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and seventy-two. This week, in one of the odder comic legends of all-time, is Nightcrawler’s anatomy more plentiful than normal? Next, did the British really keep a comic writer abreast of their battle plans during World War II so he could match his comic to the facts of the war? Finally, did EC Comics adapt their otherwise rigid writing rules for Bernard Krigstein on his art for Al Feldstein’s classic “Master Race”?

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X-Men Legends Revealed

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

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #472

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and seventy-one. This week, in an all-X-Men edition of Comic Book Legends Revealed, learn whether Dave Cockrum actually invented Wolverine! Did the X-Men cartoon series inadvertently lead to the wedding of Cyclops and Jean Grey? And finally, did Thunderbird actually get his own X-Men series?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #471

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and seventy. This week, did a fan come up with the idea behind the Justice League of America? Did Marvel secretly keep using Godzilla AFTER their license ran out? And did the Source Wall actually make its debut in an intercompany crossover not by Jack Kirby?

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