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Remember to Forget – That Time Professor X Would Have Made a Move On Jean Grey if Not For His Wheelchair

In this series we spotlight comic book stories that are likely best left forgotten. Here is an archive of past installments.

I have another column called “If I Pass This Way Again,” which is about plot points that were introduced once and then never addressed again. You would THINK that this one would qualify, but it does not. Today we look at the time that Professor Xavier was going to totally make a move on Jean Grey, except that he was her leader and he was in a wheelchair.
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Remember to Forget – That Time Cyclops Ditched His Wife and Newborn for His Ex-Girlfriend

In this series we spotlight comic book stories that are likely best left forgotten. Here is an archive of past installments.

About a month ago, I talked about one of my problems with the original idea behind X-Factor, that the original X-Men deciding to become mutant hunters and thus make mutants more of a feared minority was an oddly bad idea for them to think made sense. At the time, I mentioned that I would eventually do a follow-up on the other major problem from the early days of X-Factor, and here is that follow-up – how X-Factor was built, in part, on the idea that Cyclops would ditch his wife and newborn son at the first chance he got to hook up with his thought-to-be dead girlfriend, Jean Grey…
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Remember to Forget – That Time Psylocke Was Sexually Assaulted by Her Brother’s “Evil Twin”

In this series we spotlight comic book stories that are likely best left forgotten. Here is an archive of past installments.

Today, we take a look at a weird plotline from the second volume of Captain Britain’s UK series…
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Remember to Forget – Captain America Doesn’t Even Know What MySpace Is!

In this series we spotlight comic book stories that are likely best left forgotten. Here is an archive of past installments.

Today, we take a look at another odd plot development during Marvel’s Civil War…
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Remember to Forget – That Time Iron Man Ordered an Assassination Attempt to Provoke a War to Win Civil War

In this series we spotlight comic book stories that are likely best left forgotten. Here is an archive of past installments.

Today, we take a look at an odd plot development during Marvel’s Civil War…
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Remember to Forget – That Time the X-Men Decided Hunting Down Mutants Was a Good Idea

In this series we spotlight comic book stories that are likely best left forgotten. Here is an archive of past installments.

Today, we take a look the short-lived career of the original X-Men as mutant hunters…
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Remember to Forget – That Time Batman Made Robin’s Girlfriend the New Robin to Make Robin Jealous

In this series we spotlight comic book stories that are likely best left forgotten. Here is an archive of past installments.

Today, we take a look at Stephanie Brown’s short-lived career as Robin…
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Remember to Forget – That Time Batman Tried to Starve a Guy to Death

In this series we spotlight comic book stories that are likely best left forgotten. Here is an archive of past installments.

Today, we take a look at how Batman just tried to starve one of his villains to death…
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Remember to Forget – That Time the Punisher Killed Nick Fury

In this series we spotlight comic book stories that are likely best left forgotten. Here is an archive of past installments.

Today, we take a look at the bizarre crossover that led to the Punisher seemingly killing Nick Fury.
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Remember to Forget – The “Hero” Who Traveled to the Future to Make Women Take Their Clothes Off

In this series we spotlight comic book stories that are likely best left forgotten. Here is an archive of past installments.

Today, we take a look at one of the characters introduced during DC’s Bloodlines event, the rather ill-thought out Jamm, who traveled to the 31st Century from the 20th Century to…use his powers to make women take their clothes off for him…
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Remember to Forget – That Time Steve Trevor Used Wonder Woman’s Magic Lasso to Force Her to Marry Him

In this series we spotlight comic book stories that are likely best left forgotten. Here is an archive of past installments.

Today, based on another suggestion from reader Fraser (who sends in weird Wonder Woman stories as he gets to them), we look at the time that Steve Trevor used Wonder Woman’s magic lasso to force her to marry him…
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Remember to Forget – That Time Steve Trevor Made Diana Prince Pretend to be Wonder Woman for Him

In this series we spotlight comic book stories that are likely best left forgotten. Here is an archive of past installments.

Today, based on a suggestion from reader Fraser, we look at the time that Steve Trevor made Diana Prince pretend to be Wonder Woman for him…
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Remember to Forget – When Doctor Strange Adopted the Origin of Neo from the Matrix

In this series we spotlight comic book stories that are likely best left forgotten. Here is an archive of past installments.

Today we take a look at how Doctor Strange temporarily got a new origin that was seemingly “inspired” by Neo’s origin from the Matrix.
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Remember to Forget – That Time Iron Man Turned Evil, Died and Was Replaced By His Teen Self

In this series we spotlight comic book stories that are likely best left forgotten. Here is an archive of past installments.

Today, based on a request from reader Samuel Z., we take a look at the ill-conceived idea to reveal that Iron Man was evil and then to replace him with a teen version of himself…
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Remember to Forget – That Time Spider-Man Accidentally Hit Mary Jane

In this series we spotlight comic book stories that are likely best left forgotten. Here is an archive of past installments.

Today we look at the time Spider-Man actually struck Mary Jane!
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