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I’ve Been Here Before: The Crimson Pirates

I coined a term years ago that I like to call “nepotistic continuity,” which refers to the way that comic book writers sometimes bring back minor characters that they themselves created in the past as characters in their current work.

In every installment of this feature, I’ll spotlight an example of a character that did not appear in a comic for at least two years before then showing up in a comic written or drawn by the creator of the character.

Today we look at the Crimson Pirates!

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I’ve Been Here Before: Stevie Hunter

I coined a term years ago that I like to call “nepotistic continuity,” which refers to the way that comic book writers sometimes bring back minor characters that they themselves created in the past as characters in their current work.

In every installment of this feature, I’ll spotlight an example of a character that did not appear in a comic for at least two years before then showing up in a comic written or drawn by the creator of the character.

Today we look at Stephanie “Stevie” Hunter, Kitty Pryde’s dance teacher!

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I’ve Been Here Before: “Joe” Gardner

I coined a term years ago that I like to call “nepotistic continuity,” which refers to the way that comic book writers sometimes bring back minor characters that they themselves created in the past as characters in their current work. For instance, Lila Cheney disappeared for years around the turn of the century before popping up again in an issue of X-Treme X-Men, written by her creator, Chris Claremont.

In every installment of this feature, I’ll spotlight an example of a character that did not appear in a comic for at least two years before then showing up in a comic written or drawn by the creator of the character.

Our first featured character is one of my favorite examples of all-time, “Joe” Gardner.

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