I think smarter would be to have one Cap title with both stories, make it double or maybe make them shorter and give more time to creators to work on the stories and art, because in current comic book market supporting two ongoing titles is not realistic even for character like Cap. This sadly echoes approach we see today of announcing million titles and then in less than a year canceling them, I think it's much better strategy to charge more and have all in universe stories of this month for cap/spidey/dd/batman in one single book rather than making many titles and confusing new readers, like the way Marvle relaunched X-Men with 8 titles..... which is absurd and only dilutes franchise resulting in overall lower sales and making comics even more inaccessible to new and old fans. KISS principal could really make comic book market better and they can even print their variant covers too. And I think there's sorta precedent for this because I do remember owning Spider-Man universe comics that basically reprinted 3 spidey titles, now if they could do this as original printing , because short 22 page stories hardly seem like good bargain for 4-6 bucks in todays world where TPB are readily available for slightly more, but putting three different 22 pages stories in one comic magazine is already something that more worthwhile.
On 1/20/2022 at 3:20 AM, JayC said:
"...Would love to see a modern Marvel Legends figure done with wings and this shield....Eitherway I love the gatefold cover. I made it my desktop computer wall paper. USAgent is looking good there and makes me hopeful that is how the new Marvel Legends figure will look..."
Yes, thats a good look for USAgent. I hope his figure will have a different shield though (I'm sure they'll just re-color Cap's shield though). I liked the version that they used for the Captain America movie series 4" figure; it would be great if he had that one.
Just noticing that split on Caps' boot. Don't like it.
I see Misty Knight there; she's overdue for another figure, but hopefully not in that outfit. I'd prefer her in the red bodysuit, but really to me Misty should be more "grounded" so her black pants/ jeans, knee high boots, and black short-sleeve turtle neck (yes, it normally was long sleeved but short ones allow us to see the full bionic arm) with the shoulder holster is best.
- 2022-01-20 @ 12:20 pm
I disagree to a certain extent. I like Sam with a shield and like this shield they have given him. Would love to see a modern Marvel Legends figure done with wings and this shield. Now I would be just as happy if they kept Sam as Falcon with a shield of his own, but if this was real world lets be honest. Captain America is a known symbol and likely Sam can accomplish more good with that symbol than as just Falcon. If the story is good I say go for it. Steve is still Steve.
Either way I love the gatefold cover. I made it my desktop computer wall paper. USAgent is looking good there and makes me hopeful that is how the new Marvel Legends figure will look.
Sam really didn't need to be Cap again, just more synergy.
Will definitely be checking out Captain America #0, but Sam should just stay as the falcon. The falcon is an awesome character with lots of History!
Much love for the Falcon, and I really like that they gave him a distinct costume for Captain America. Having said that, I'd be happy for him to go back to being the Falcon, the red/white outfit. I really don't care for the red/black one with the odd wings (was there ever any purpose given for that specific wing design?); only I'd add those red goggles and bring back his Hawk Hook from the days before he ever got his wings.
The characters in the artwork above give me hope that we may soon see them in action figure form. At last, the original Human Torch and first appearance Sub-Mariner? YES! And is that Warrior Woman?! Could this finally be the signal that we might get some Golden Age figures? Pack em up in a WWII style Army footlocker design...choose from
OG Torch, Bucky, Namor, Cap, Toro, Warrior Woman (original outfit), Baron Blood, U-Man, original Vision, Red Raven, Blazing Skull, Miss America....make it a Pulse exclusive....
I'm not super interested in the race aspect of Sam's book since I think his merits came from the man he is, not really his skin color. I still might give it a shot but it does smell of mcu tie-in. As for Steve, I'm looking forward to it but I'm also a little apprehensive since I'm unfamiliar with the talent involved.
I didn't really need Sam to become Cap again, which just feels of MCU Synergy which I never care for, but his brief retaking the shield in United States of Captain America was fun. I'll try both books, but I haven't been all too hot on any Cap ongoing since Brubaker's run ended. Fingers crossed for a book that finally breaks that streak.
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