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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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Comic Book Legends Revealed #458

Welcome to the four hundred and fifty-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 fifty-seven. This week, learn how the Supergirl movie gave us the Supergirl headband costume, without using it themselves! Did Return of the Jedi lead to Jack Kirby changing the ending of his Fourth World Saga? Plus, does Alan Moore use a strict word limit per panel since he began working on American comic books?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #457

Welcome to the four hundred and fifty-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 fifty-six. This week, did Northstar nearly get his own solo comic book by John Byrne over twenty years ago? Does Marvel own a trademark on the word “Marvel” in comic book titles? And how did Peter David celebrate the firing of a nemesis of his in the Star Trek licensing department?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #456

Welcome to the four hundred and fifty-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 fifty-five. This week, did Marvel take the idea for Wolverine from a “create a character” fan contest? How did a Marvel editor cleaning out his office lead to the discovery of Art Adams? Finally, did an unpublished Logan’s Run issue end up in Bizarre Adventures?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #455

Welcome to the four hundred and fifty-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 fifty-four. This week, does DC seriously own a trademark on the LETTERING in Superman’s logo? What strange way did Denny O’Neil react to the Batman credit card scene in Batman and Robin? And why did Marvel cancel Logan’s Run?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #454

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and fifty-three. This week is a special theme week! All of the legends involve Jack Kirby’s Fourth World! Did Kirby originally intend to conclude his Fourth World saga with the deaths of Darkseid and Orion? How did DC manage to find a way to give Kirby royalties for his Fourth World work? And did Jack Kirby’s Fourth World influence acclaimed musician Jon Hassell?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #453

Welcome to the four hundred and fifty-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 fifty-two. This week, was there nearly a Star Wars comic where Luke and Leia end up as a couple? Was there an unpublished Byrne/Claremont What If…? X-Men comic from the 1970s? And did Vin Sullivan really discover Superman?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #452

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and fifty. This week, did Stan Lee really debate Fredric Wertham or Gershon Legman? Discover the surprising first comic book appearance by Conan! Plus, discover the issue of Doctor Strange that was lettered with a script that didn’t match the comic!

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #451

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and fifty. This week, was the Spider-Man villain The Answer intended as a parody of Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko’s The Question? Did Valiant brew their own beer to promote Archer and Armstrong? And how did a dispute over the rights to Red Sonja lead to Chris Claremont owning the character Marada the She-Wolf?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #450

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and forty-nine. This week is a special theme week! All legends related, in one way or the other, to Christmas! Discover the first strory that Alan Moore wrote for Dez Skinn before Marvelman (hint – it featured Santa Claus)! Was the Christmas story in Marvel Team-Up #1 supposed to be one of a series of Spider-Man/Human Torch team-ups? And did Carl Barks’ really get censored by Disney on one of his classic Christmas stories?!

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #449

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and forty-eight. This week is a special theme week! All legends related to the classic Batman storyline Knightfall! Was Knightfall really a response to the Death of Superman? Was the intent behind Knightfall always that Bruce Wayne would return as Batman? And finally, how did a health scare for Azrael’s creator keep Azrael from being killed outright?

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Comic Book Legends Revealed #448

Welcome to the four 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 previous four hundred and forty-seven. This week, was the hit film Man of Steel the result of a legal obligation on DC’s part? Plus, in honor of Fred Van Lente Day, two legends suggested by Fred himself! Was Marvel responsible for Conan being known as Conan the Barbarian? Did Barry Windsor-Smith re-use his Archer and Armstrong characters in his Storyteller series?

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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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