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Comic Book Legends Revealed #444

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and forty-three. This week, it is almost a shame that it is a Thor-themed week as the numbering of this week sure would go well with Fantastic Four legends! However, with the debut of Thor’s new movie here in the United States, we’re doing all Thor legends this week! Were Jack Kirby’s New Gods originally intended to be Thor characters? Did we nearly have a Superman/Thor crossover? And what exactly is the “Saga of the Vengeance of Thor”?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #443

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and forty-two. This week, did Marvel and DC both TURN down buying Marvelman in the early 1980s? Plus, was there really a supervillain powered by…cocaine? Finally, was John Byrne’s X-Men: The Hidden Years a finite series or what?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #442

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and forty-one. This week, just WHO invented Thor? Stan Lee or Jack Kirby? Plus, what comic book classics are responsible for the dreaded Comic Sans font? Finally, how close did we come to a new John Byrne Fantastic Four story from Marvel a few years ago?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #441

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and forty. This week, just WHY did Alan Moore split from DC Comics in the first place? What real life person had to prove that he wasn’t a Marvel Comics character before appearing in a DC Comic? And finally, what’s the deal with Mjolnir appearing on military tombstones?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #440

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and thirty-nine. This week, in honor of New York Comic Con, is it really true that the very first comic convention attendee was George R.R. Martin?! Plus, two stories about David Bowie’s first wife, Angela. Did she really nearly play Wonder Woman AND Black Widow on TV?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #439

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and thirty-eight. This week, were Magneto and Professor X nearly brothers? What Rugrats character was banned from the Rugrats comic strip? And finally, did Doctor Doom’s mask predate Doctor Doom?!

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #438

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and thirty-seven. This week, what organization got DC and Marvel to team-up for an ultra rare comic book in 1978? And what future famous comic book writer wrote it? Plus, who is Silkie and how did she almost become a member of the X-Men? Finally, just what’s the deal with Cyclops’ powers and other dimensions?!

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #437

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and thirty-six. This week, was Marvel originally going to kill off Venom in Amazing Spider-Man #400? Was there nearly a Swamp Thing/Mr. Monster crossover written by Alan Moore? Finally, what the heck does Marvel Comics have to do with Beatlemania?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #436

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and thirty-five. This week, was Kitty Pryde invented as part of a whole new team of X-Men? Was Helena Bertinelli as Huntress saved from extinction by Chuck Dixon? Finally, in what odd way did Charlie Brown’s first home run come about?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #435

Welcome to the four hundred and thirty-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 thirty-four. This week, was Magneto originally going to be the villain in Bloodties? Was there nearly an Asian Batgirl BEFORE Cassandra Cain? Finally, how close did we come to a Waid/Wieringo Aquaman series?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #434

Welcome to the four hundred and thirty-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 thirty-three. This week, did John Byrne really want to reveal that every Doctor Doom since Jack Kirby and Stan Lee’s run was a Doom-bot? Did DC not allow Kevin Smith to even reference the Powerpuff Girls in an issue of Green Arrow? Plus, does Captain Comet owe Adam Strange his return to the DC Universe?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #433

Welcome to the four hundred and thirty-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 thirty-two. This week is SORT of a theme, in the sense that each legend sort of ties into the one that follows it. So how does the true face of Doctor Doom, the Powerpuff Girls and the X-Files connect to each other? Read on to find out!

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #432

Welcome to the four hundred and thirty-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 thirty-one. This week, were every Sabretooth appearances until 1988 actually clones?!? Plus, what’s the deal with John Byrne and the She-Hulk shaving her legs? Finally, did the famous Argentinian author Julio Cortázar really write a comic book?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #431

Welcome to the four hundred and thirty-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 thirty. This week, we discover how close we came to a romance in the Justice League between Wonder Woman and…Hal Jordan?! Plus, did Marvel staffers really intentionally stack the deck against Jack Kirby in the letters columns of his titles when he returned to Marvel in the mid-70s? Finally, what is the “Secret Cobra Salute”?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #430

Welcome to the four hundred and thirtieth 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 twenty-nine. This week, the whole column is devoted to legends about the final issue of Power Man/Iron Fist and the “death” of Iron Fist in that issue.

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