You're correct on all those points. There's maybe room to improve the camaraderie of The Boys later I guess. Probably more humanisation of supes later on also.
But I'm sad we'll never get the G-Men, Superduper, Stillwell, Why'd you kill me dog.
Butcher is well and truly fucked.
The 911 plane scene was not nearly as good.
No Why can't I do the things that I do??
There's a number of great scenes which we'll never see.
But we got Deep losing his good friend, Mr Dolphin. And Mr Lobster. Which I appreciated.