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Old June 25 2013, 12:53 AM   #115
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Re: I thought they said the JJ-comics were canon?

MacLeod wrote: View Post
...but which is better to simply ignore something that came before or acknowledge it and write your way out of it?
As with everything else, there's no blanket answer to that. It depends on what works best for each story, or on how good a job you do with whatever option you choose. Sometimes rationalizing away an inconsistency can produce a very imaginative, worthwhile, and meaningful story; sometimes it just feels like an exercise in continuity porn and an unnecessary reminder of something better forgotten.
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