July 21st, 2006

Hercules

The Shared Universe Part 1: The Engleverse

I'm about to tackle a lot, but a lot of things have been on my mind. Ya know, Saved By The Bell, Infinite Crisis, Beyond!, that sort of thing. So I think I found a way to tie them all together.

For many, many fans it all comes back to continuity. Relying on past stories and history. And debating whether or not something should be considered canon. To go along with that are shared universes. Stories of people who are in the same universe, but don't necessarily have anything to do with each other (like, say, Husk from Generation X and the Kree Supreme Intelligence).

But isn't it a kick to see them all crossover and interact?! Man, that REALLY brings out the fan in everyone. So first I'll start off small by talking about The Engleverse. Future entries will include Crisis on Infinite Earths/Secret Wars (how the big superhero companies put all their figures on the bed), the current mini-series Beyond! (a Secret Wars follow-up), The Greater Disney Universe, and the cohesive MAU (we all know the DCAU ties together, thanks to Avi Arad, the MAU sorta does but sorta doesn't). So without further ado, onto the Engleverse...

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