About Brian Cronin
CBR Senior Writer Brian Cronin has been writing professionally about comic books for over fifteen years now at CBR (primarily with his “Comics Should Be Good” series of columns, including Comic Book Legends Revealed). He has written two books about comics for Penguin-Random House – Was Superman a Spy? And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed and Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent? And Other Amazing Comic Book Trivia! and one book, 100 Things X-Men Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, from Triumph Books. His writing has been featured at ESPN.com, the Los Angeles Times, About.com, the Huffington Post, Vulture and Gizmodo. He features legends about entertainment and sports at his website, Legends Revealed and other pop culture features at Pop Culture References. Follow him on Twitter at @Brian_Cronin and feel free to e-mail him suggestions for stories about comic books that you'd like to see featured at email@example.com!
In the latest Comic Book Questions Answered, find out what the oldest Batman, Superman and Spider-Man comic book stories are by a living artist
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A look back to 30 years ago, when Harley Quinn's origin was revealed for the first time
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A look back to 75 years ago, to see the Flash's final story in his own comic book series
A look back to 50 years ago, for a Doctor Strange story controversial enough that the creators pulled a hoax to protect the story
A look back to 25 years ago, when Superman's greatness was explored in a surprising place, the pages of Hitman!
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A look back to ten years ago, when Darwyn Cooke's final Parker graphic novel, Cooke's final graphic novel period, was released
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You voted, and we counted down your picks for the 24 greatest Christmas comic book stories ever told. Here is the master list of all 24!
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We conclude our countdown with your pick for the greatest Christmas comic book story ever told, a touching Supergirl/Deadman tale
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