Out of all of the things wrong with the ‘Star Wars’ Prequels, the biggest misstep had to be the casting of Jake Lloyd & Hayden Christensen as Anakin, the boy who would become Vader. Could the Prequels have been saved if different actors had been cast as the Lord of the Sith?
Category: Retcon This!
The latest X-Men crossover proved to be pretty effective as a means of propelling the story forward, but the story itself was missing a pretty crucial element. There was no villain. They tried to make you think there was, butt there really wasn’t.
It’s been over a month now since season two of FX’s horror series wrapped. If you haven’t seen it, you’re lucky. If you haven’t finished it, I don’t blame you. If you’re planning on finishing it, there are spoilers ahead. You’ve been warned.
This should be an amazing time to be an Avengers fan. We’re weeks away from what could turn out to be the biggest movie in history. But something just isn’t right. After nearly 8 years since their reboot, it seems the Avengers have lost their way.
In the ever-evolving landscape of fandom, there are simply some things that should not have happened. In Retcon This!, we examine some of the more questionable aspects of our beloved geek properties. After a year of build-up, we’re precious days away from The Rock’s match with John Cena at Wrestlemania 28. There’s a significant portion of […]
Admittedly, the Falcon is a bit player at best, and not the type of character who would normally warrant the attention necessary for a Retcon This. But recently I saw something that has haunted me at night ever since. Brace yourself, PoP!ulation.
Dexter has been a PoP! favorite almost since day one, but Thacher takes a look at this past season and finds it a bit…lacking. Is Dexter circling the drain of mediocrity or is it headed for a return to greatness? HERE THERE BE SPOILERS.
It’s the story Young Avengers fans have been waiting for… And waiting… And waiting… And waiting still. Sometimes a year and a half just isn’t long enough to tell a nine part story whether the rest of the publishing line needs it or not.
Remember Wile E. Coyote? No matter how many times he failed to catch the Roadrunner, he’d always come back for more. Remember what a joke he was? Kind of makes you wonder if some of our favorite supervillains shop ACME, no?
Who needs expensive cybernetics? A handful of writers seem more than capable of reviving Luther Manning with little more than a lap top and a Wi-Fi hot spot. Is it not, then, the role of the editors to ask “Just because we CAN bring Deathlok back, does it mean we should?”
Technically, it’s two articles, but they’re two great tastes that taste great together. Well, no… they’re two tired tropes that are all too often over-used, and a story that abuses both.
You can’t blame Grant Morrison for these trainwrecks, but with a few small changes could they have been better?
Warning: This is an article to be written on July 2011. We got our hands on it thanks to time machine invented by PoP!’s Tech Team. Read it by your own descrition.