Marvel's Earth-616 Timeline

I have a question. How does time compression work canonically if the sliding timescale truly is an in-universe phenomenon? Like for example, year 7 started in 1984. But by the end, it's 1987. So does that mean that sometime throughout this "year", the date just changed so that it was 1985, then 86, but from the perspective of the characters, the past year was always 1985 or 1986?
Look at the "Sliding Timescale Year" itself as a not a literal year but a collection of extended years.
 
I have a question. How does time compression work canonically if the sliding timescale truly is an in-universe phenomenon? Like for example, year 7 started in 1984. But by the end, it's 1987. So does that mean that sometime throughout this "year", the date just changed so that it was 1985, then 86, but from the perspective of the characters, the past year was always 1985 or 1986?
it change as time goes on. Now year 7 is 2014 and always is 2014. When it will change to 2015, it will be 2015 and will always be 2015.
 
Correct, but I'm talking about when it's actually the year in-universe. Like as of now, year 17 just started. Next year in 2025, will year 17 still be 2024?
next year year 17 will be 2025. And always will be 2025.
 
Correct, but I'm talking about when it's actually the year in-universe. Like as of now, year 17 just started. Next year in 2025, will year 17 still be 2024?
I get what you are asking, but it seems that nobody else got your question (I also don't have the answer, tbh).
 
Even though canonically only a few months have passed between the stories published this year and in 2025, since it's still year 17. So my point is that, each "year" is technically made up of multiple years due to time compression, yes? And canonically, now it's 2024, soon, it'll be 2025, but it's all year 17. Because time is always changing in 616. I'm basically building off of this post right here.
i explained in dept in the intro of this thread. But in short, the year in the timeline are years from our reality, the real world point of view. Basically that 1961 u can see in the timeline isn't actually 1961 from earth-616 point of view.
 
Wikia appearance lists can be misleading, as it counts reprints, and if a character appears in multiple stories in the same issue, that is still counted only as one appearance for them.
 
I suggest either use that site I linked, or the Marvel Chronology Project. (or official handbooks, sometimes they have appearance lists, but imo they can be outdated and still just as inacurate as wikia appearances).
 
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