Star Wars Actor Mark Hamill Reasserts Lightsaber's Power vs Captain America's Shield

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By Bri Constantino | More Articles Socially awkward straightedge fraud.
October 20, 2020  01:58 PM

Marvel and Star Wars fans are already no stranger to the good old "which franchise is better than which" argument and even some of the actors from both worlds have previously aired their two cents regarding the debate. Two years ago, Star Wars vet Mark Hamill claimed that his iconic lightsaber can shatter Captain America's vibranium shield into pieces, an opinion that didn't exactly sit well with Chris Evans.

Now, the Luke Skywalker actor is reasserting his stand regarding the matter and says that the lightsaber is in fact more powerful than Cap's trusty "metal frisbee". In a new tweet, Hamill stirred the pot anew and seemingly reignited their mini Twitter feud after a user's 11-year-old child asked if the lightsaber could withstand the shield. Hamill wrote: “This vital issue was addressed over 2 years ago. I stand by my conclusion & though @ChrisEvans dismissed it as "foolish" due to the fact that he now had "vibranium ninja stars" (whatever those are), I'll gladly accept whatever your 11-year-old boy decides. Forcefully Yours, Mar” Evans has yet to respond to the tweet.


We all know by now that the vibranium shield isn't as invincible and indestructible as it is portrayed in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In fact, Thanos had zero problems tearing the shield apart during his adrenaline-pumping encounter with Steve Rogers in Avengers Endgame. That bit alone would tell you that Luke's lightsaber stands a chance so that also gets my vote but of course, we'll never truly know unless it goes down at some point. But even though Star Wars and Marvel are under the same umbrella, it's all just wishful thinking. In the end, I guess it will always be just a matter of preference because it's fantasy, after all, virtually anything can happen.


In other news, The Mandalorian Season 2 hits Disney+ on October 30.

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Bri Constantino lives and breathes everything pop culture. He’s into movies, superheroes, comic books, action figures, pro wrestling and music. A writer and musician by profession but a massive kid-at-heart. Oh, he’s also hopelessly in love with Elizabeth Olsen.
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