Give a damn
Eh - comic continuity is overcomplicated. It's just that it doesn't affect most day-to-day reading. Nextwave mocks some of the stupidity of the Marvel universe, but you don't need to know all the convoluted backstory or even characters in the story to appreciate the humor. Grant Morrison's JLA run has blue-frickin' Superman throughout chunks of it. Frankly, it makes those stories weaker - but the stories are strong enough to stand on their own that it just becomes this annoying side-bit that looks out of place when you're reading the trades 20 years after the fact. But if I were to go down the rabbit-hole of finding out why he was blue, or why we have Kyle instead of Hal, and why it's Wally instead of Barry, and so on...it'd be exhausting. But a lot of those details don't matter in the moment.