Originally Posted by Specter313
Uh, do you mean Whedon? Cause Way just started on the book a few months ago and he's not using several of those characters.
Also, what major events did he "ignore"? Not every book has to automatically reference everything else, and Whedon says he did have to change things as he was going along due to events, like changing an conversation a character was having with Fury to having it with Hill due to him being taken out of SHIELD due to Secret War.
Not allot of Astonishing in Britain
I have read that he doesn't like including bit events in his stories. For example, in Breakworld, all the heros are together, despite the fact that Civil War was going on. I may be wrong, it was printed here in Britain that way.