Stan Lee Thinks Captain America’s Hydra Twist Is a Crazy but Cool Idea
As many of you already have heard, last week Marvel Comics released Steve Rodgers: Captain America #1 and revealed that good ol’ Steve has been a double agent working for Hydra all along.
As a hardcore Captain America fan, I absolutely hate this twist. It pretty much spits on everything that Captain America is supposed to stand for. Captain America was a created as a symbol of hope to fight the freakin’ Nazi’s! He punched Adolf Hitler in the freakin’ face for cryin' out loud! He lifted the spirits of America during a dark time of war. Now we find how he was working for them the whole time!? Bullshit!
Who knows, maybe the story arc will take the character in another unexpected direction and it will turn out that he’s been a double, double agent or something. Infiltrating Hydra for the U.S. I don’t know, but as it currently stands I’m not happy with it. I'm currently pissed at Marvel for this stupid-ass twist.
I know some people are on board with it, and they like the new direction. That’s fine, I don’t hate the supporters. I just hate the concept. Stan Lee appeared at MegaCon over the weekend, and during his panel he said that that he liked the idea and that it will probably make its way into the movies at some point. He tells the audience:
"It's a hell of a clever idea; I don't know that I would ever have thought of it for him to be a double agent, but it's going to make you curious, it's going to make you want to read the books, they'll probably do a movie based on it. So I can't fault it; it's a good idea. I think it's crazy, but it's a good idea."
People are definitely talking about it, but I haven’t heard a lot of talk supporting it. As for making people want to read the books… hearing this new has actually made me NOT to want to read the comic. I’m actually think I’m calling it quits on the Captain America comics because, well… he’s no longer Captain America! He’s Captain Hydra the lying double agent asshole.