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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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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – No,Really, HOW Did Storm and Black Panther First Meet?

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 first meeting between Storm and Black Panther and how it was retconned and then (based on a suggestion by reader FRM) re-retconned…
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – Can Cyclops Not Control His Powers Because of a Head Injury?

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 odd history of Cyclops’ head injury and its affect on his powers.
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – Did Mr. Fantastic Really First Meet the Invisible Woman When She Was TWELVE?

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, in honor of the Fantastic Four’s new film, let’s take a look at the complicated back story of Reed Richards and Sue Storm Richards, otherwise known as Mister Fantastic and the Invisible Woman!
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – Hank Pym’s Dead Wife Is Alive! Oh Wait, Never Mind.

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, in honor of Ant-Man, we take a look at the return of Hank Pym’s wife from the dead…until, wait, never mind that wasn’t her.
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – The Beyonder is a Cosmic Cube! No, Wait, He’s an Inhuman! No, Wait…

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 a few different readers (the last two I saw were Joe D. and percane), we look at the Beyonder’s history with retcons…
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