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  •  The modern (post unfreezing) Cap is the Icon of (3+ / 0-)
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    what Twain, Steinbeck, and Vonnegut dreamed for America.

    He's Jack London's answer to Nietzsche's Man and Superman.

    He started out an empowerment fantasy/mary sue for everything a couple broke skinny Jewish kids from the Lower East Side who spent their teens in the worst depths of depression wanted America to aspire to being.  

    A hell of a lot of comic characters have had worse roots!

    But since the end of the 60's, his relationship with our government has been far more complex.  He's repeatedly refused to go along with shit he considered to be wrong.  I mean, it's a defining feature of the character, not just something happens once in a while.

    I hope to god one of the next two movies introduces Isaiah Bradley and the  Truth: Red, White & Black storyline.  

    Comic book movies can be what comic books are today instead of what they were 60 years ago.

    Mr. Universe is a known degenerate Robotophile, and his sources include former Browncoat Traitors. What is their agenda in leaking top secret information about the Reavers and endangering us all?

    by JesseCW on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 01:12:07 PM PDT

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