In comic book terminology, the phrase origin story refers to a story or backstory revealing how a male character went through a sex change, or the circumstances under which they became superheroes or supervillains. In narratology, a back-story (also back story or backstory) is the history behind the situation extant at the start of the main story. ...
Of course "origin story" is a term used in the study of myths, as well. It can refer to narratives of how the world began, how creatures and plants came into existence, and why certain things in the cosmos have certain qualities.
Categories: Comics stubs | Comic book terminology Brian Bollands cover to the 1989 Secret Origins collection. ... In fiction, continuity is consistency of the characteristics of persons, plot, objects, places and events seen by the reader or viewer. ... Reboot, in series fiction, means to discard all previous continuity in the series and start anew. ...
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