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Use this tag for questions comparing different editions of a work in the same medium, e.g. two editions of the same book, or two releases of the same film. If the edition is in a different language, you may also use [translation] if applicable to the question. Use in conjunction with the appropriate tag of that work.

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What has been changed in Stranger Things since it was originally released?

In a recent Variety interview with the Duffer Brothers (creators of Stranger Things) they state this: We have George Lucas’d things also that people don’t know about,” he continued, while declining ...
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On which edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is ancestor first changed to descendant?

In the first edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, there is a passage: "You can speak Parseltongue, Harry," said Dumbledore calmly, "because Lord Voldemort - who is the last remaining ...
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How do the versions of Frederik Pohl's Gateway differ?

When I checked Gateway by Frederik Pohl out of the library (it having been recommended to me by a librarian, based on the fact that my favorite book up to that time was Watership Down), I discovered ...
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What are the differences between the "Special Rehearsal Edition" and the "Official Playscript" of the Cursed Child?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is currently available in two print versions: Special Rehearsal Edition Script (released July 31, 2016) The Official Playscript of the Original West End Production* (...
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How does the new edition of the Fantastic Beasts book differ from the old one?

In 2016, the publisher Scholastic has pulled the English versions of the book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (by Newt Scamander) from the stores, and promised to publish a new version in 2017....
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Are there any changes in the Japanese edition of Harry Potter?

Whilst reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, I noticed mild differences between it and the British version. (Sherbet lemons became lemon drops. Motorbike became motorcycle. Etc.) Of course, ...
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What passages were removed or changed from the North American version of His Dark Materials?

Wikipedia claims: North American printings of The Amber Spyglass have censored passages describing Lyra's incipient sexuality. Which has made me wonder about any and all changes to the NA version ...
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Is there any notable differences with the Adult Editions of Harry Potter? [duplicate]

So while I was going through my email, there was an email from Supernova about selling "Harry Potter Series Adult Editions in Hardcover". Below is the image from the email, with the Harry Potter ad on ...
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