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Comic Book Legends Revealed #447

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and forty-six. This week, did Curt Swan really do an illustrated X-rated version of Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex? Did we nearly have Jeph Loeb/Jim Lee and Jeph Loeb/Art Adams on All-Star Batman and Robin? And finally, did Chris Claremont reveal that Black Widow was a child in World War II?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #446

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and forty-five. This week, did Mort Weisinger really use a Bizarro World comic to out John F. Kennedy’s affair with Marilyn Monroe? Was a major part of Wolverine’s history originally going to be revealed in an issue of Captain America? And was Jack Kirby’s Fourth World always going to be an ongoing series?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #445

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and forty-four. This week, was the Scarlet Witch originally supposed to die at the end of Marvel’s Siege crossover? Did Lou Reed really used to dress up as Robin from Batman and Robin at kid’s birthday parties? And what was the deal with the secret countdown during the Death of Superman?

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Thor Legends Revealed!

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

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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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