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Abandoned Love: Is Captain America Super Strong or What?

Every week, we will be examining comic book stories, plots and ideas that were abandoned by a later writer while still acknowledging that the abandoned story DID still happen. Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of Abandoned Love. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

This time around, based on a suggestion by Omar Karindu, we’ll take a look at the odd way that Captain America’s short-lived super-strength was handled during the 1970s.

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Abandoned Love: How The Nuclear Men Became the Nuclear Man

Every week, we will be examining comic book stories, plots and ideas that were abandoned by a later writer while still acknowledging that the abandoned story DID still happen. Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of Abandoned Love. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

This time around we’ll take a look at the abrupt change in direction DC went in with Fury of Firestorm last year.

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Abandoned Love: Ms. Marvel’s Mind-Controlling Boyfriend

Every week, we will be examining comic book stories, plots and ideas that were abandoned by a later writer while still acknowledging that the abandoned story DID still happen. Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of Abandoned Love. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

I just featured this story in a recent Meta-Messages, but I really think for the sake of completeness it really belongs being featured here, as well, as it definitely IS the case of a writer abandoning the work of a previous writer, as Chris Claremont very vocally abandoned the storyline of David Michelinie and Jim Shooter’s Avengers #200.

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Abandoned Love: The Titanic Tale of Teen Tony Stark, AKA Iron Teen

Every week, we will be examining comic book stories, plots and ideas that were abandoned by a later writer while still acknowledging that the abandoned story DID still happen. Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of Abandoned Love. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

This week, we take a look at how Marvel resolved the whole “Iron Man is a bad guy and has been replaced by a teen version of himself from the past” storyline from the mid-1990s.

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Abandoned Love: The Scorched Earth of the New 52 Green Arrow

Every week, we will be examining comic book stories, plots and ideas that were abandoned by a later writer while still acknowledging that the abandoned story DID still happen. Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of Abandoned Love. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

This week, we take a look at how Jeff Lemire’s dramatic first issue of the New 52 Green Arrow, as he uses a bit of a scorched earth approach to abandon the previous set-up for the series.

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Abandoned Love: Whatever Happened to Peter and Mary Jane’s Baby?

Every week, we will be examining comic book stories, plots and ideas that were abandoned by a later writer while still acknowledging that the abandoned story DID still happen. Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of Abandoned Love. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

This week, we take a look at how Marvel resolved Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson having a baby.

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Abandoned Love: How Do We Get Wonder Woman Back From Being a Mod?

Every week, we will be examining comic book stories, plots and ideas that were abandoned by a later writer while still acknowledging that the abandoned story DID still happen. Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of Abandoned Love. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

This week, we take a look at how Robert Kanigher brought the era of Mod Wonder Woman to an end! It is one of the rougher ends to an era that you’ll see.

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Abandoned Love: Booster Gold’s New Threads

Every week, we will be examining comic book stories, plots and ideas that were abandoned by a later writer while still acknowledging that the abandoned story DID still happen. Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of Abandoned Love. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

This week, we take a look at how Booster Gold went on a journey that took over a decade to end up where he began in the first place.

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Abandoned Love: Jonah Hex Is Stuck in the Future!

Every week, we will be examining comic book stories, plots and ideas that were abandoned by a later writer while still acknowledging that the abandoned story DID still happen. Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of Abandoned Love. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature.

This week works as sort of a tie-in with this week’s Line it is Drawn, whose theme was post-apocalypse. Today, based on a suggestion from reader Richard B., we take a look at how Michael Fleisher reconciled the post-apocalyptic Hex series with Jonah Hex’s regular stories.

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Abandoned Love: Mental Trauma Has Reverted Captain America to His 4-F Body!

Every week, we will be examining comic book stories, plots and ideas that were abandoned by a later writer while still acknowledging that the abandoned story DID still happen. Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of Abandoned Love. 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 Justice–!) we look at how quickly Marvel dropped one of Steve Gerber’s plots from his short Captain America run.

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Abandoned Love: Mal Duncan as the New Guardian

Every week, we will be examining comic book stories, plots and ideas that were abandoned by a later writer while still acknowledging that the abandoned story DID still happen. Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of Abandoned Love. 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 Mal Duncan’s extremely short-lived tenure as the new Guardian.

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Abandoned Love: The Punisher’s a Supernatural Killer Angel?

This is the first installment of a brand-new weekly feature that serves as a companion to Abandoned an’ Forsaked. In Abandoned an’ Forsaked, the key is that we deal with stories that were not only abandoned but also specifically retconned so that they never actually happened. However, many readers were interested in reading about instances where a writer abandoned earlier stories/plotlines/story ideas while leaving the original story still in existence in continuity. So that’s what this feature will be spotlighting.

We begin with the Punisher’s short-lived existence as a supernatural avenging angel.

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Abandoned Love Archive

Here is an archive of all the editions of Abandoned Love that we have done so far. This is for comic book stories and ideas that were abandoned while still acknowledging that the abandoned story actually happened (as opposed to Abandoned an’ Forsaked, when the abandoned story is specifically overwritten as if it never happened)

Click on each one to see a write-up of the abandoned storyline…

1. Punisher is a Supernatural Avenging Angel?

2. Mal Duncan is the new Guardian!

3. Mental Trauma Reverted Captain America to his 4-F Body!

4. Jonah Hex is Stuck in the Future!

5. Booster Gold’s New Threads!

6. How Do We Get Wonder Woman Back From Being a Mod?

7. Whatever Happened to Peter and Mary Jane’s Baby?

8. The Scorched Earth of the New 52 Green Arrow

9. The Titanic Tale of Teen Tony Stark, AKA Iron Teen

10. Ms. Marvel’s Mind-Controlling Boyfriend

11. How the Nuclear Men Became the Nuclear MAN

12. Is Captain America Super Strong or What?

13. So Is Sandman a Good Guy, a Bad Guy or What?

14. Pretty Short-Lived Tribute to Your Dead Ex-Wife…

15. How Geoff Johns Fixed Cyborg

16. Steel Used to be Able to Teleport?

17. What Do You Do When a Team Member Is Suddenly Not Available?

18. How Did Morrison Clear the Deck for His JLA?

19. So HOW is Scarlet Witch a Good Guy Again?

20. So Are the X-Men Invisible to Cameras or What?

21. How Did Hal Jordan ORIGINALLY Handle the Destruction of Coast City?

22. Remember How Wolverine Went Feral And Lost His Nose And Then Just Went Back to Normal?

23. Remember That Time That Captain America Died for a Whole Whopping ISSUE?

24. Did Batman Just KILL That Guy?

25. Remember When Gambit Went BLIND?

26. Isn’t Cyclops’ Dad Dead?

27. Bucky Was Shot and Replaced as Captain America’s Partner?

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