How many times have retcons contradicted the Watcher's recap

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How many times have retcons contradicted the Watcher's recap

Post by Enda80 » Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:14 pm

Somebody once pointed out that in a 1990's Wolverine story, omniscient third person (as opposed to first person narration as one would find a Shang-Chi story) stated that he (Wolverine) received the name Logan at birth. Well, we know that it did not work that way now due to Origin.

More disconcerting-how many times has the Watcher's recap of Earth-616's history in What If prologues ended up contradicted by later retcons? Anyone know of any pertinent examples. I feel sure Uatu stated that Bucky died in What If I#5's prologue.

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Re: How many times have retcons contradicted the Watcher's recap

Post by JLH » Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:28 pm

No wonder Rulk was able to punch him, he's blinder than a cosmic Mr Magoo!

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Re: How many times have retcons contradicted the Watcher's recap

Post by wolframbane » Sat Jul 11, 2009 11:42 am

What issue f What If did they state Wolverine was named Logan since birth?

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Re: How many times have retcons contradicted the Watcher's recap

Post by tobyoryamcha » Fri Sep 04, 2009 6:16 pm

Trying to get him off an a technicality is it possible that in whatever what if issue that was, in that AU he WAS called Logan since birth.

Better theory, perhaps he was always called Logan by Thomas Logan (his real father) in own thoughts or
in private by Thomas, or conversations between Thomas and Elizibeth Hudson.

I think we should give poor Uatu the benefit of the doubt, he is your mascot after all. And that was a nasty punch Rulk gave him wasnt it.

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