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Puffy Treat
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What's your favorite story featuring non-canonical happenings for well known characters?

(This question was prompted by reading Into the Great Unknown from Star Wars Tales #19...a story that covers the death of Han Solo, the truth about where the legend of the Sasquatch came from...and some guy named "Dr. Jones".)

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Superman Returns was non-canonical, wasn't it?

Pleaseohpleaseohpleaseohpleaseohpleaseohplease

But it's not a favorite, so it hardly counts.

Alan Moore's "death" of Superman jumps to mind.

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Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?

Yeah. That has a nice quote:

"This is an imaginary story...aren't they all?"

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I third WHtoMoT.
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quote:
Originally posted by Puffy Treat:
Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?

Yeah. That has a nice quote:

"This is an imaginary story...aren't they all?"

I just read this for my comicbook superhero class last week, and it is excellent. [Smile]
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Red Son Superman is my favorite out of continuity story.
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I haven't read it in over a decade, but I remember really liking "The Seven Percent Solution." I'm a big Holmes fan, so I expected the story not to live up to its source, but it really surprised me. Of course, you'd never mistake it for a Doyle original. But the author was able to make the story his own in a way that was faithful to the canon without devolving into imitation or parody.

Of course, I might feel differently if I read it again today, but that's how I remember it.

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