Tweet of the Day, I’m Ready To Believe That This Was Absolutely Deliberate Of The MCU edition.

They do this a lot.

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OK, we’re apparently back to this ‘Cap as a Hydra agent’ bullshit.

…Look, just keep this contemptible nonsense out of¬†The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, OK? ¬†Which would be the only Marvel comic that I still buy. Don’t make me give up that, too. And since I’m here to give out unsolicited advice anyway: the movies took Captain America, played said character absolutely as advertised, and without visible irony – and now Disney is sitting at the machine pressing¬†the money¬†button, and giggling as hundreds of millions of dollars comes tumbling out with each press.

MAYBE THE PRINT COMIC LINES SHOULD TAKE THE GORAM HINT.

Moe Lane

Movie of the Week: Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is one of those flicks that definitely grew on me, although my major problem with it still stands: you just can’t drive a car through Dizzy City that quickly. ¬†You simply cannot. ¬†There’s almost a law against it.

And so, adieu to Dark Dungeons.

Moe Lane

PS: I actually read the hostage ship bit to my youngest today as a bedtime story. This amuses me.

Dang *straight* Chris Evans wouldn’t do that.

I mean, I recognize that comic book companies are going to pull dubious PR stunts sometimes, but the rest of us aren’t obliged to let them [pretend that it’s fine and dandy to do so].


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No, Captain America is not going to stay a deep-cover HYDRA agent.

Fine, Marvel can get what it wants: people talking about their latest Captain America plot twist. But let me be blunt; this is the creative equivalent of running twenty thousand volts through a dead¬†frog’s leg in order to get a galvanic jump. It works, but it doesn’t fix the underlying problem and it burns out the frog a little every time you do it. Continue reading No, Captain America is not going to stay a deep-cover HYDRA agent.