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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – Was Wolverine the First X-Man?!

In this feature we examine comic book stories and ideas that were not only abandoned, but also had the stories/plots specifically “overturned” by a later writer (as if they were a legal precedent). Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of The Abandoned An’ Forsaked. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

I was always planning to this as a follow-up to last week’s Abandoned an’ Forsaked, but I’ll give a shout out to commenter Nissus, who commented in that column about this topic, as well. So today we look at the out there goodness of Wolverine…the first X-Man?!
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – Was Wolverine Brainwashed Into Joining the X-Men?

In this feature we examine comic book stories and ideas that were not only abandoned, but also had the stories/plots specifically “overturned” by a later writer (as if they were a legal precedent). Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of The Abandoned An’ Forsaked. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

Today, we look at the surprising way that the story of how Wolverine joined the X-Men was retconned into a story involving BRAINWASHING!
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – Did a Demon Seriously Kill the Punisher’s Family?

In this feature we examine comic book stories and ideas that were not only abandoned, but also had the stories/plots specifically “overturned” by a later writer (as if they were a legal precedent). Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of The Abandoned An’ Forsaked. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

Today, we look at how Marvel actually changed the death of Punisher’s family to being DEMON-related…
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – Did the Punisher Fight in the Vietnam War?

In this feature we examine comic book stories and ideas that were not only abandoned, but also had the stories/plots specifically “overturned” by a later writer (as if they were a legal precedent). Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of The Abandoned An’ Forsaked. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

Today, we look at how Marvel has handled the Punisher’s service as a Marine during the Vietnam War…
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – Did Deadpool Seriously Kill Hitler?

In this feature we examine comic book stories and ideas that were not only abandoned, but also had the stories/plots specifically “overturned” by a later writer (as if they were a legal precedent). Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of The Abandoned An’ Forsaked. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

Today, based on a suggestion by reader Tom A., we look at the various ways that Hitler has died in the Marvel Universe…
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – Was Sam Wilson: Captain America Ever “Snap” Wilson, Street Hustler?

In this feature we examine comic book stories and ideas that were not only abandoned, but also had the stories/plots specifically “overturned” by a later writer (as if they were a legal precedent). Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of The Abandoned An’ Forsaked. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

Today, based on a suggestion by reader Marcus W., we take a look at a retcon that was a long time coming in my book…
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – Was Bucky, Captain America’s Partner, an Army Mascot…or a Trained Killer?

In this feature we examine comic book stories and ideas that were not only abandoned, but also had the stories/plots specifically “overturned” by a later writer (as if they were a legal precedent). Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of The Abandoned An’ Forsaked. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

Today, based on a suggestion by reader Steve M., we take a look at Bucky’s changing origins…
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – Did Apocalypse Get His Start in Ancient Egypt?

In this feature we examine comic book stories and ideas that were not only abandoned, but also had the stories/plots specifically “overturned” by a later writer (as if they were a legal precedent). Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of The Abandoned An’ Forsaked. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

Today, we look at Apocalypse’s history and whether he got his start in Ancient Egypt or not…
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – When, Exactly, Did Jean Grey Join the X-Men?

In this feature we examine comic book stories and ideas that were not only abandoned, but also had the stories/plots specifically “overturned” by a later writer (as if they were a legal precedent). Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of The Abandoned An’ Forsaked. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

Today, we look at how the formation of the X-Men was retconned years after the fact..
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – That Time Thor Talked to Captain America’s Spirit When Captain America Wasn’t Dead

In this feature we examine comic book stories and ideas that were not only abandoned, but also had the stories/plots specifically “overturned” by a later writer (as if they were a legal precedent). Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of The Abandoned An’ Forsaked. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

Today, based on a suggestion by Manuel V., we look at the time Thor talked to the spirit of Captain America when Captain America wasn’t actually dead…
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – Did Supergirl Come to Earth to Kill Superman?!

In this feature we examine comic book stories and ideas that were not only abandoned, but also had the stories/plots specifically “overturned” by a later writer (as if they were a legal precedent). Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of The Abandoned An’ Forsaked. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

Today we look at whether Supergirl came to Earth Post-Crisis specifically to kill Superman…
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – So is Cannonball an External or What?

In this feature we examine comic book stories and ideas that were not only abandoned, but also had the stories/plots specifically “overturned” by a later writer (as if they were a legal precedent). Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of The Abandoned An’ Forsaked. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

Lots of people have asked me about this one over the years, but I’ve always been unsure where to include it. I guess I’m going with here!
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – Why Did Magneto Join the Hellfire Club?

In this feature we examine comic book stories and ideas that were not only abandoned, but also had the stories/plots specifically “overturned” by a later writer (as if they were a legal precedent). Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of The Abandoned An’ Forsaked. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

Today we look at an interesting retcon and counter-retcon regarding Magneto’s role with the Hellfire Club.
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – God Loves, Man Kills and Comic Book Writers Retcon Stuff

In this feature we examine comic book stories and ideas that were not only abandoned, but also had the stories/plots specifically “overturned” by a later writer (as if they were a legal precedent). Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of The Abandoned An’ Forsaked. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

Today, based on a suggestion from reader Pawel P., I take a look at how the driving death of God Loves, Man Kills was later retconned…
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – Did Deadpool Create Venom?

In this feature we examine comic book stories and ideas that were not only abandoned, but also had the stories/plots specifically “overturned” by a later writer (as if they were a legal precedent). Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of The Abandoned An’ Forsaked. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

Today, based on a bunch of suggestions, we take a look at whether Deadpool helped create Venom!
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