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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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Comic Book Legends Revealed #539

Welcome to the five hundred and thirty-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 DC Comics going to kill Jason Todd regardless of the 1-900 results? If Jason Todd WASN’T killed, what was his destiny in the Bat-books? Plus, learn which X-Men figure was used to make the very first Lara Croft action figure!

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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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