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Shane Hill
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Posted: 20 June 2023 at 3:32am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

I never got the feeling they were mocking the design that much.  I love my Star Spangled man (with a plan)... and I love him just as much without the war film props... just as a straight up Cap figure.  I'd love to get a 98 lbs weakling version of Steve too!!  I just loved the first half of CP:TFA before it went all war montage on us.  That just seemed like Captain America to me.... then he threw guys out of planes... Cap don't kill (cept Baron Blood and even that tore him up inside)

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Posted: 12 November 2023 at 7:59pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

…mocking the design that much…

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Mocking him just enough, then?

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Posted: 13 November 2023 at 9:49pm | IP Logged | 3 post reply

Hahahaha.  Mocking him just enough.

In the film... I felt that Steve disliked the costume because it represented his failure to make it to the war.  It wasn't until he broke his chains and saved the POWs that he saw the power of the symbolism.  That was how I saw it.

I didn't like that his ears are not outside his cowl... but I see that as a tip of the cap to the old Captain America serials back in the day.

To me though, this is the most comics accurate version of Captain America in 6th scale. 

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