In Daredevil, they've kinda minimized the radioactive isotope that clocked Matt across the eyes and played up the retconned ninja training he received as a way of explaining his heightened senses.
Initially, Reed Richards was simply trying to beat the Russians into space. After we'd actually been there for some time, it became an attempt to test an FTL drive.
I don't know if they've already done this, but a Marvel "Earth-2" where the Silver Age versions of Marvel characters were as old as they ought to be would be interesting.
Mark S. Ogilvie said:Without the trauma or the gimick that got a supervillain started where are they?
Captain Comics said:Real investigative reporters are not celebrities and do not get into shoot-outs --
They don't? But what about that time you and that one-armed guy shot up that mall down in - I mean, nothing, nothing!
Captain Comics said:In other words, most newspaper work is deadly dull.
I really doubt there are many jobs that are popular in fiction that are anywhere near what they are in reality. I've had dozens of kids over the last few years tell me they want to go into forensics because of CSI, but we've had real experts in the field come here for career days and say it's nothing like that.