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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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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – So What Are Blade’s Powers Exactly?

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 Tiago Q, we take a look at the retconning of Blade’s powers over the years…
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – Why Was Quicksilver Such a Crazy Supervillain During the 1980s?

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 reason behind Quicksilver’s dramatic heel turn in the 1980s (commenter Omar Karindu suggested I feature this, but I was already planning to do it, but he didn’t know that, so he should still get credit!)…
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – So, Did Daredevil Kill a Hooker 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.

Today, we look at how Daredevil was wracked by guilt over his role in the death of a hooker. But did she really die? Let’s find out!
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – So the Hulk Can Just Breathe Underwater?

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 Charlie E., we look at the HUlk’s ability to breathe underwater…
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – So The Taskmaster Got His Powers From a Nazi Super Serum?

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 take a look at the origins of the Taskmaster’s superpowers.
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – Magneto is Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch’s Dad…Or IS He?

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 take a look at Magneto’s three decade’s long tenure as the parents of Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch.
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The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – So Why Did Reed Richards Support the Superhuman Registration Act?

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 take a look at the conflicting reasons behind Reed Richards’ support of the Superhuman Registration Act.
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