Because no one thought to stop it, here it is again. Another installment in a continuing series of hot and juicy definitions that, with any luck will aid you in your understanding of just what the hell I'm on about just about every other day.
Ahh . . .who'm I kidding?
Ouroborosity--Term used to describe the ever-increasing habit among writers of superhero comics to cannibalise older stories or even flat-out retell them to no real great effect. The overall effect of this, of course, is to grind any and all forward momentum for a character or his or her respective title to a halt as readers have to endure the grueling feeling of deja vu and general futility (after all, it is the comic equivalent of reheated leftovers) that ouroborosity inevitably engenders.