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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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Comic Book Legends Revealed #470

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and sixty-nine. This week, did we nearly get a Spider-Man version of Batman: Arkham Asylum?! Did a comic artist produce the very first black doll? And what would have happened to Barry Allen if Crisis on Infinite Earths had never occurred?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #469

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and sixty-eight. This week, it’s a special theme week! All legends revolving around the classic Spider-Man story “The Night Gwen Stacy Died”! Was a DIFFERENT Spider-Man cast member originally going to take Gwen’s place and be killed? Was Gwen killed off behind Stan Lee’s back while he was on a trip to Europe? Did Stan Lee make the famous George Washington Bridge/Brooklyn Bridge mistake?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #468

Welcome to the four hundred and sixty-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 sixty-seven. This week, did Marvel launch a new Captain America series in response to 9/11? Did they originally intend to address Cap’s “death” in the Captain America series preceding the Marvel Knights run? Was there a pilot made for a Metamorpho cartoon during the 1960s? Finally, was there a Fawcett comic book hero produced specifically AS government propaganda?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #467

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and sixty-six. This week, did Fawcett Comics come up with a code of ethics specifically to eliminate a racist stereotype character? Did a group of schoolchildren petition Fawcett to get rid of that same character? Was Kieron Gillen’s Loki run originally intended to star an adult Loki instead of the “kid” version it ended up being? Finally, did the U.S. government use Al Hirschfeld’s cartoons for training purposes?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #466

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and sixty-five. This week, did DC Comics really nearly have Jimmy Olsen die of AIDS? Did Hydra really appear in a Marvel comic years before either SHIELD OR Nick Fury? Finally, did Jim Davis really have a Garfield comic strip that was somehow offensive to veterans?

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Captain America Legends Revealed!

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

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #465

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and sixty-four. This week, did Jack Kirby design two new costumes for Captain America in case Marvel lost a lawsuit over the rights to Captain America? Learn the bizarre story of how EC Segar and Bud Sagendorf first met (a story they didn’t even know for years)! And finally, did Garfield really die in a comic strip?!

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #464

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and sixty-three. This week, how did Kellogg’s kill a Superboy TV series? Did the Comics Code deprive us from pantless Batman? And was Hulkling of the Young Avengers really originally a girl?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #463

Welcome to the four hundred and sixty-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 sixty-two. This week, did Stan Lee really coin the phrase “Nuff’ Said”? What single Uncanny X-Men page drive John Byrne to quit drawing the title? Finally, was Larry Hama forced to add words to a silent issue of Wolverine?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #462

Welcome to the four hundred and sixty-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 sixty-one. This week, did Bruce Lee refuse to lose to Burt Ward when Kato fought Robin in an episode of the Batman TV series? Did Dave Cockrum have a racy protest about Ms. Marvel’s costume? And did a Donald Duck cartoon get nominated for an Academy Award…for Best Documentary?!

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WARNING: As noted by me saying “racy,” there is a NSFW image in this piece.

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #461

Welcome to the four hundred and sixty-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 sixty. This week, did Marvel have to pull a series of ads bragging about winning DC vs. Marvel? Did Al Capp REALLY invent a Li’l Abner prototype while working on Joe Palooka? And did John Byrne amusingly swipe a drawing that was a swipe of a John Byrne drawing?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #460

Welcome to the four hundred and sixtieth 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 fifty-nine. This week, did Marvel really ban the color green from their covers during the 1990s?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #459

Welcome to the four hundred and fifty-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 fifty-eight. This week, did Superman comics help Allied spies during World War II? How did the British version of G.I. Joe deal with their properties being merged in the 1980s? And did Marvel have to pulp an entire print run of a comic because they didn’t get clearance from the licencors before printing began?

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