Image Credit: Captain America: Marvel/ Stan Lee (modified with addition of Captain America): Gage Skidmore
Stan Lee has spoken.
When it was revealed last week that Captain America apparently had been a villain all along, – being a double agent for Hydra in Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 – fans went on an outrage. The writer of the comic, Nick Spencer, even received death threats online following the revelation.
During a MegaCon panel, the renowned Marvel comic book creator said:
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.
Take a look at a video of the panel below:
If there’s anyone who has authority over these types of controversies, it’s Stan Lee, and I have to agree with the legendary Marvel icon’s take on it.
As much as I was shocked and first unaccepting of a superhero icon being a traitor and a spy, Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 isn’t the last leg of Cap’s journey in the Marvel Universe. A lot of events and twists could still take place that put cap on the good side again. He may not be a Hydra plant after all by the end of the comic book series. In fact, this fan theory explaining why the whole Hydra thing could be just a set up for another plot twist may be correct.
What do you think about Stan Lee’s reaction to the whole idea of Steve Rogers being a Hydra plant?