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Comic Book Legends Revealed #554

Welcome to the five hundred and fifty-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 The Force Awakens, it is an all-Star Wars edition! Did a Marvel Comics letterer design the famous Star Wars logo for twenty-five bucks? Did the New Universe kill Star Wars? And why, exactly, did Marvel’s Jabba the Hutt look the way he did?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #553

Welcome to the five hundred and fifty-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, has Marvel banned the controversial “Ms. Marvel gives birth to her own rapist” Avengers #200 from ever being reprinted? Did Andy Warhol seriously direct a Batman movie? And what is the surprising reason behind Moon Knight’s Jewish heritage?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #552

Welcome to the five hundred and fifty-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 and DC almost make a trade of Storm for Wonder Woman? Why did DC not want people to learn the “Secret Origin” of the Legion of Superheroes’ Clubhouse? What odd comic experiment led to the creation of the hit British comic book character, Nemesis the Warlock? BONUS: Did DC almost make a comic book based on The Wiz?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #551

Welcome to the five hundred and fifty-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 Marvel nearly have Northstar die of AIDs in the 1980s? What odd reason was there for Hobgoblin debuting BEFORE the Green Goblin on the 1990s Spider-Man cartoon series? And was Archie’s pal, Jughead, meant to be Native American originally?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #550

Welcome to the five hundred and fiftieth 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 we almost see the Summers School of Mutants? Did Charles Schulz send secret messages to his mistress in Peanuts comic strips? And did the famous Spirit femme fatale Sand Seref almost debut in another comic strip entirely?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #549

Welcome to the five hundred and forty-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 Nightcrawler nearly Jewish? Was Nightcrawler nearly an Avenger? Finally, was Nightcrawler nearly Sabretooth’s son?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #548

Welcome to the five hundred and forty-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 we nearly get a Chris Claremont/Scott Lobdell split of the X-Men books during the 1990s? Was Elektra inspired by a Bond Girl? And did an action figure spoil the ending of Batman: Mask of the Phantasm before the film was released?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #547

Welcome to the five hundred and forty-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 Halloween, all three legends involve Ben Cooper Inc. and its famous Halloween super hero costumes! Did a Ben Cooper costume inspire the creation of Spider-Man? Was Ben Cooper the first company to trademark the term “superhero”? And did Ben Cooper ever actually make a Spectre costume?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #546

Welcome to the five hundred and forty-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 Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster turn down a chance for Superman to appear in DC Comics YEARS before Action Comics #1 came out? Did Denny O’Neil base Talia and Ra’s Al Ghul on James Bond characters? Finally, was Max Allan Collins not allowed to give his Dick Tracy novel an ending?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #545

Welcome to the five hundred and forty-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 the U.S. government cancel the 1960s Batman TV series? What scene drawn by Dave Cockrum led Max Allan Collins to quit writing Batman? And what Kevin Nowlan Marvel Fanfare pin-up inspired an entire issue of Fantastic Four?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #544

Welcome to the five hundred and forty-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 Kevin Smith keep Brian Michael Bendis from using Bullseye in one of Bendis’ first Daredevil arcs? What is the secret origin of the Invisible Woman’s mullet? And did a 13-year-old really create Mr. Peanut?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #543

Welcome to the five hundred and forty-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 Kraven’s Last Hunt originate as a Wonder Man story? Why was Wonder Woman pulled from Justice League Europe? And was Bishop always meant to be Aboriginal?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #542

Welcome to the five hundred and forty-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 Bishop of the X-Men the first X-Men character to be created entirely for marketing reasons? Did Calvin and Hobbes nearly debut as a delivery system for the character Robotman? And what did ToyBiz do with the already produced but never released final line of Iron Man toys from the mid-90s?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #541

Welcome to the five hundred and forty-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, how did Swing Kids end up killing Superman? Did Marvel have an alternate ending to Transformers #4 in case the series never became an ongoing series? And did Joss Whedon write too much script for Astonishing X-Men #1 because he thought he had 32 pages to fill in issue #1 and he only had 22?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #540

Welcome to the five hundred and fortieth 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 strange origin of Spider-Man’s first Clone Saga? What was Juggernaut’s bizarre original look? And why did Todd McFarlane change the name of his toy line?

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