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How do you think Steve Rogers might celebrate his 100th birthday? Do you think he could get pensioner benefit by technicality, but turns it down because he's a Nice Guy?
With the sliding timeline, given that Cap got defrosted about 10-15 years ago. Must have been a yearly thing after some time.
Because Captain American was a Human Popsicle since 1945, they can actually keep what he did before then the same. Hell, they can even keep his biological age the same. The only thing that has to change is his time frozen. So they can set a definitive birthdate. Same for other characters who can cheat time through time travel, being frozen, or natural immortality/longevity
What IS Steve's canonical birth date anyway?
I mean, yeah, but what year?
edited 15th May '18 10:21:17 AM by Aleistar
4 of July, perhaps?
In the MCU, Steve Rogers was born July 4 1918. Earth-616, it's July 4 1920.
Steve would've been around to vote in the 1940 and 1944 election, right? I assume he voted for FDR in the 1944 election considering his involvement with the Super Soldier Program. But before America entered the war, who do you think Steve voted for: Franklin Roosevelt or Wendell Willkie? Would Cap legally be allowed to run for president since while his biological age is unclear because of Comic-Book Time, chronologically he makes William Henry Harrison look like a spring chicken
On another note, has it ever been explained why Bucky was named after quite possibly America's worst president? Was there a reason or did they just randomly chose a president, ended up getting the short straw. If it was a James, they could've just gone with James Abram
Bucky is named after Jack Kirby's friend.
Jack Kirby was friends with President Buchanan?
Buchanan died in 1868 so no. Unlikely, but it's possible that his friend is part of the same family the late president belonged to. Or James is common and the friends' parents named him after some other Buchanan
Bucky's parents must have really hated him to name him after James Buchanan...
I'm headcanoning that the 15th President is Bucky's distant grand-uncle and that's why he was named after him. The real question is why, out of universe, the friend Bucky was named after was himself named after James Buchanan
There's a new Captain America comic book, and the time travel and future stories are finally over. Now he's facing all the shit caused by the "Secret Empire" (instead of ignoring it in his book, and handwaving it with "the cosmic cube made me do it" elsewhere). A bit late, but better late than never.
Oh gosh, that is kind of something to think about. More of his fellow veterans are dying, while he stays young. That will give him some sorrow to think about as the years goes by.
How many WWII veterans are left anyway? Could make for a future story.
Edited by Blueace on Jul 11th 2018 at 12:35:56 PM
Getting more scarce due to age catching up with them.
I wish I could feel more sympathy for Steve catching heat for his brainwashed actions, but somehow all I can muster is "Well, now you know how Scott felt!"
I would think Steve has another friend who has poor reputation thanks to past brainwashing.
Edited by RAlexa21th on Jul 11th 2018 at 10:23:59 AM
Cyclops. Also wasn't it a alternate reality clone of his.
This was the premise of the last issue of Jenkins's Mythos miniseries. Steve reminseces about his life while on the way to what'll probably be his last reunion.
Yeah, the start of the decade has seen it's last World War One veteran. Now time is catching up to the World Two ones.
I know my gramps who was an MP during WW 2 passed away this year
You know the funny thing is in their earliest backstory The Thing and Mr. Fantastic were World War 2 veterans, but unlike Captain America, the wars they are apart of will change due to time.
Captain America's history in World War 2 will always be apart of his story, and in some ways as the decades go on and more veterans pass away he really will be even more of an artifact from an earlier decade. However, I like to think that he would keep in touch with the descendants of his friends in the military after they die and support them.
Speaking of World War II, how did it took place in the Marvel Universe? So far, it has always been a Weird Historical War, as it had superheroes and supervillains running around, but it was still the historical WWII in all its important noteworthy aspects (Hitler leads Nazi Germany, invasion resistance and liberation of France, the nazis are cornered and defeated by the Allies, atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagazaki, etc). All this changed in Secret Empire #0 (and perhaps other comics, I did not follow the whole crossover), as it turns out that the nazis had actually won WWII, but then their victory was reverted by the defeated Allies with a Cosmic Cube. Was that so, or does Hydra cap has Fake Memories? And if it was so, is it still canon?
Another question. Right now we have both Hydra Cap and "good" cap around, as unrelated and independent people. Hydra Cap is held prisoner and now escaped during a prison riot, but he still exists. Is Hydra Cap the one with the physical body of the Steve Rogers that we had read about all those years and the "good" one a brand new creation of the cosmic cube, or did I got lost somewhere?
As of right now, i think it's really up to the current writer (or editorial) to decide on what the hell is actually going on, as I'm pretty sure even Spencer doesn't know. Guy really didn't think his own event through very well.
Thatís an understatement.
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