Brian Cronin

  • Freelance writer specializing in all things comics-related since the early Zeros
  • Writes the column "Comics Should be Good" for Comic Book Resources
  • Published several books on comics


Brian Cronin is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles on the Batman and Superman comics series. He has been writing about comic books professionally since the early Zeros and is the creator of the column "Comics Should be Good" at Comic Book Resources

Awards and Publications

"100 Things X-Men Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die" (Triumph Books, 2018)

"Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent? And Other Comic Book Trivia" (Plume, 2012)

"Was Superman a Spy? and Other Comic Book Legends Revealed" (Plume, 2009)

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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