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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 Finally, did an unpublished Logan’s Run issue end up in Bizarre Adventures?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 Was there an unpublished Byrne/Claremont What If…?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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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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