History TheyChangedItNowItSucks / ComicBooks

5th Sep '17 7:01:04 AM UchuuFlamenco
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** Another, even more widely accepepted change with Glomgold is his nationality. He was originally South African. However, foreign comics (and ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'') had him living in Duckburg and never refer to his origins (or, when he did, he was said to be Scottish like Scrooge). The one thing Barks used consistently whenever he used Glomgold was the fact that the character was South African. A few AscendedFanboy[=s=], such as Creator/DonRosa, have since restored him to his original roots from the 1990's onwards.

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** Another, even more widely accepepted accepted change with Glomgold is his nationality. He was originally South African. However, foreign comics (and ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'') had him living in Duckburg and never refer to his origins (or, when he did, he was said to be Scottish like Scrooge). The one thing Barks used consistently whenever he used Glomgold was the fact that the character was South African. A few AscendedFanboy[=s=], such as Creator/DonRosa, have since restored him to his original roots from the 1990's onwards.
5th Sep '17 6:58:50 AM UchuuFlamenco
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** Eega Beeva was initially a time-travelling Earth man from the year 3000. When editors decided it just wasn't plausible that humanity would evolve ''that'' much in only one thousand years, he was retconned to simply be an alien. Like Glomgold, from hte 90's onwards, new authors who had grown up with the original time-travelling version changed it ''again'' and emphasized he was a time-traveller. The authors who preferred him as an alien now say he is [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot an alien from the future]].

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** Eega Beeva was initially a time-travelling Earth man from the year 3000. When editors decided it just wasn't plausible that humanity would evolve ''that'' much in only one thousand years, he was retconned to simply be an alien. Like Glomgold, from hte the 90's onwards, new authors who had grown up with the original time-travelling version changed it ''again'' and emphasized he was a time-traveller. The authors who preferred him as an alien now say he is [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot an alien from the future]].
5th Sep '17 5:50:07 AM UchuuFlamenco
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** Recurring villain Flintheart Glomgold is generally used as Scrooge McDuck's EvilTwin as rich and tricky as him, but with none of his redeeming qualities such as work ethics or a genuine love for his family. However, his first two appearances under the pen of Carl Barks[[note]] who is basically to the Disney comics universe what Stan Lee is to superhero comics[[/note]] [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness were very different]]: he was not an EvilTwin but a ''complete'' twin, whose fights with Scrooge were all the wackier because Scrooge was basically being pitted against himself. A small but significant portion of the fan base resents that other authors changed Barks' "richer" original vision.

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** Recurring villain Flintheart Glomgold is generally used as Scrooge McDuck's [=McDuck=]'s EvilTwin as rich and tricky as him, but with none of his redeeming qualities such as work ethics or a genuine love for his family. However, his first two appearances under the pen of Carl Barks[[note]] who is basically to the Disney comics universe what Stan Lee is to superhero comics[[/note]] [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness were very different]]: he was not an EvilTwin but a ''complete'' twin, whose fights with Scrooge were all the wackier because Scrooge was basically being pitted against himself. A small but significant portion of the fan base resents that other authors changed Barks' "richer" original vision.
2nd Sep '17 3:51:20 PM nombretomado
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* The main issue with Malibu's attempt at a ''StreetFighter'' [[ComicBook/MalibuComicsStreetFighter comic]]. They took so many liberties with the franchise's canon (including killing Ken - who, keep in mind, is one of the main characters of the franchise - in the ''second issue'') that {{Capcom}} ''literally stepped in and asked them to stop publishing it''.

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* The main issue with Malibu's attempt at a ''StreetFighter'' [[ComicBook/MalibuComicsStreetFighter comic]]. They took so many liberties with the franchise's canon (including killing Ken - who, keep in mind, is one of the main characters of the franchise - in the ''second issue'') that {{Capcom}} Creator/{{Capcom}} ''literally stepped in and asked them to stop publishing it''.
19th Jul '17 2:43:58 PM Mullon
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** A small change, but getting rid of Mister Terrific's "Fair Play" jacket was universally despised for getting rid of something that made Mister Terrific unique.


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*** It doesn't help that Slott is one of the champions of "One More Day", and one of the main points of supporters for "One More Day" is that is made Peter relatable again.
14th Jul '17 5:11:49 PM NightShade96
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* This is the opinion the head writers and editors at DC (led by Dan Didio and Geoff Johns) had about the changes their predecessors made to the DCU in the 80s and 90s, in particular ''ComicBook/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths'' and ''Emerald Twilight''. As a result, ''Infinite Crisis'', ''Green Lantern Rebirth'' and the multiple Batman/Superman crossover events have been their way of retconning those changes, leading to backlash from the current ifandom shouting that the current changes have ruined the DCU FOREVER.
* The {{New 52}} relaunch got "They changed it now it sucks" backlash ''before release''.

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* This is the opinion the head writers and editors at DC (led by Dan Didio Creator/DanDidio and Geoff Johns) Creator/GeoffJohns) had about the changes their predecessors made to the DCU in the 80s and 90s, in particular ''ComicBook/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths'' and ''Emerald Twilight''. As a result, ''Infinite Crisis'', ''ComicBook/InfiniteCrisis'', ''Green Lantern Rebirth'' and the multiple Batman/Superman crossover events have been their way of retconning those changes, leading to backlash from the current ifandom shouting that the current changes have ruined the DCU FOREVER.
* The {{New 52}} ComicBook/New52 relaunch got "They changed it now it sucks" backlash ''before release''.



** Changes to Batgirl get a lot of this. Barbara Gordon being crippled was this. Barbara Gordon being uncrippled was this. Barbara Gordon being uncrippled compounded with the Asian Batgirl and the Batgirl from a lower-class background being erased was this and UnfortunateImplications.
** There was some controversy surrounding the decision to retcon Comicbook/{{Cyborg}} into being a founding member of the [[JusticeLeagueOfAmerica Justice League]], with some fans angered by what they saw as mucking around with the team's history for the sake of [[TokenMinority diversity]].
* WonderWoman's New 52 revamp initially to be got this reaction, the general consensus being that the coolest thing about it would be watching the fan's reactions. The first two issues were met with massive acclaim and were extremely strong sellers though. It's been said that it successfully got readers not normally interested in Wonder Woman to check it out. One change in particular that upset many fans was the fact that Diana is apparently Zeus's daughter.
* The [[http://www.comicsalliance.com/2011/09/14/amanda-waller-skinny-thin-reboot/ announcement of slimming up the full-figured Amanda Waller]] resulted in a lot of fans crying foul as they consider her figure to be an integral part of her charm. ("Her nickname's 'The Wall'. That's not a wall, that's a fencepost.") Like other characters post-New 52, Waller also found herself significantly de-aged, which also earned criticisms as the original Amanda Waller was a middle-aged widow with grown children.

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** Changes to Batgirl ComicBook/{{Batgirl}} get a lot of this. Barbara Gordon being crippled was this. Barbara Gordon being uncrippled was this. Barbara Gordon being uncrippled compounded with the Asian Batgirl and the Batgirl from a lower-class background being erased was both this and UnfortunateImplications.
** There was some controversy surrounding the decision to retcon Comicbook/{{Cyborg}} ComicBook/{{Cyborg}} into being a founding member of the [[JusticeLeagueOfAmerica [[Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica Justice League]], with some fans angered by what they saw as mucking around with the team's history for the sake of [[TokenMinority diversity]].
* WonderWoman's Franchise/WonderWoman's New 52 revamp initially to be got this reaction, the general consensus being that the coolest thing about it would be watching the fan's reactions. The first two issues were met with massive acclaim and were extremely strong sellers though. It's been said that it successfully got readers not normally interested in Wonder Woman to check it out. One change in particular that upset many fans was the fact that Diana is apparently Zeus's daughter.
* The [[http://www.comicsalliance.com/2011/09/14/amanda-waller-skinny-thin-reboot/ announcement of slimming up the full-figured Amanda Waller]] resulted in a lot of fans crying foul as they consider her figure to be an integral part of her charm. charm ("Her nickname's 'The Wall'. That's not a wall, that's a fencepost.") "). Like other characters post-New 52, Waller also found herself significantly de-aged, which also earned criticisms as the original Amanda Waller was a middle-aged widow with grown children.
17th Jun '17 9:24:20 AM nombretomado
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* ''ComicBook/OneMoreDay'': A very large proportion of the Spiderman fandom declared the storyline as its collective BerserkButton, after JoeQuesada considered dealing with Marvel's answer to Satan (who has since tacitly confirmed that he is Satan) a more realistic way to break up the much loved Spider Marriage than oh, divorce, or something like that. Due to this, the large amount of ExecutiveMeddling and the MarySue new love interest for Peter in the form of Carlie Cooper, it went down like a lead balloon.

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* ''ComicBook/OneMoreDay'': A very large proportion of the Spiderman fandom declared the storyline as its collective BerserkButton, after JoeQuesada Creator/JoeQuesada considered dealing with Marvel's answer to Satan (who has since tacitly confirmed that he is Satan) a more realistic way to break up the much loved Spider Marriage than oh, divorce, or something like that. Due to this, the large amount of ExecutiveMeddling and the MarySue new love interest for Peter in the form of Carlie Cooper, it went down like a lead balloon.
22nd May '17 6:06:13 PM nombretomado
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'''Note''': This article lists examples which take place within fandoms, mostly involving over-reaction about minor changes. It's '''not''' about the opinion of TVTropes as to whether a change is for the worse. TVTropes doesn't have opinions.

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'''Note''': This article lists examples which take place within fandoms, mostly involving over-reaction about minor changes. It's '''not''' about the opinion of TVTropes Wiki/TVTropes as to whether a change is for the worse. TVTropes [=TVTropes=] doesn't have opinions.
28th Jan '17 7:21:30 PM jormis29
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* The most recent example of this trope came after the first issue of ''Captain America: Steve Rogers'' where TheStinger is [[spoiler: that not only is Steve now a member of HYDRA, but has been so since the beginning.]] Fans have taken this as a slap in the face and have taken to Twitter and Tumblr to express their dislike and some have vowed to boycott the series or Marvel in general until this is retconned. Some fans believe it's a cheap comic gimmick to be retconned after all the hate, while others see it as a disgrace to the original works of Jack Kirby and Joe Simon and to Veterans and America as a whole.

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* The most recent example of this trope came after the first issue of ''Captain America: Steve Rogers'' ''ComicBook/CaptainAmericaSteveRogers'' where TheStinger is [[spoiler: that not only is Steve now a member of HYDRA, but has been so since the beginning.]] Fans have taken this as a slap in the face and have taken to Twitter and Tumblr to express their dislike and some have vowed to boycott the series or Marvel in general until this is retconned. Some fans believe it's a cheap comic gimmick to be retconned after all the hate, while others see it as a disgrace to the original works of Jack Kirby and Joe Simon and to Veterans and America as a whole.
26th Dec '16 3:51:54 AM ScroogeMacDuck
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* [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse The Disney Ducks Comic Universe]] has several cases of CharacterizationMarchesOn where fans preferred the original version of a character and disliked the changes:
** Recurring villain Flintheart Glomgold is generally used as Scrooge McDuck's EvilTwin as rich and tricky as him, but with none of his redeeming qualities such as work ethics or a genuine love for his family. However, his first two appearances under the pen of Carl Barks[[note]] who is basically to the Disney comics universe what Stan Lee is to superhero comics[[/note]] [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness were very different]]: he was not an EvilTwin but a ''complete'' twin, whose fights with Scrooge were all the wackier because Scrooge was basically being pitted against himself. A small but significant portion of the fan base resents that other authors changed Barks' "richer" original vision.
** Another, even more widely accepepted change with Glomgold is his nationality. He was originally South African. However, foreign comics (and ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'') had him living in Duckburg and never refer to his origins (or, when he did, he was said to be Scottish like Scrooge). The one thing Barks used consistently whenever he used Glomgold was the fact that the character was South African. A few AscendedFanboy[=s=], such as Creator/DonRosa, have since restored him to his original roots from the 1990's onwards.
** Paperinik (who became Phantom Duck or the Duck Avenger in the USA, depending on the translations), Donald Duck's secret superheroic identity, was originally [[GrayAndGrayMorality a self-righteous vigilante who mainly used his secret identity to punish Scrooge or Gladstone for what they put the normal Donald through]]. Due to MoralGuardians intervening, Paperinik quickly became [[TheyFightCrime a crime-figthing hero]], but many an Italian fan thinks back with foodness to the first "evil" Paperinik storyline.
** Eega Beeva was initially a time-travelling Earth man from the year 3000. When editors decided it just wasn't plausible that humanity would evolve ''that'' much in only one thousand years, he was retconned to simply be an alien. Like Glomgold, from hte 90's onwards, new authors who had grown up with the original time-travelling version changed it ''again'' and emphasized he was a time-traveller. The authors who preferred him as an alien now say he is [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot an alien from the future]].
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