All of his books are set in the same timeline. Even the ones that don’t have any overt genre elements, like Black Swan Green.
I thought Max Von Sydow spelled out their use pretty well in the last version.
As for Mando, I liked the first 3 a lot but it’s been going downhill.
I don’t think so, because honestly there was always going to be less money involved in the ABC shows. I look at most of the pre-Disney+ TV projects as experiments, in a way. AoS was a proof-of-concept for a weekly Marvel show set in the MCU. The Netflix shows were an attempt to see how Marvel characters could work in… Read more
Again, though, there are all sorts of precedents for that in the comics. I remember a Defenders arc from the early ‘80s where an entire Midwestern city dropped into Hell. You’d think that would attract the interest of the Avengers, or at least one of the more powerful members, like Thor. Same thing with a lot of the… Read more
I wouldn’t even say that; it’s more like one of those weird boomer FB memes where there’s like a Minion and a block-caps caption about trigger warnings or phones or spanking that’s supposed to be upsetting to Millennials. The sort of thing designed to appeal to a divorced Fox News viewer with early-onset Alzheimer’s… Read more
If you look at the first two years or so, there are significant crossovers. Fury is in three episodes, as is Maria Hill, Sif shows up a couple of times, Jasper Sitwell and Dr. List have multiple appearances, and Peggy and the Howling Commandos appear as part of a crossover with Agent Carter. But that was when… Read more