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Old July 29 2011, 04:37 PM   #239
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Re: Captain America: The First Avenger-Review, Discuss, Grade, Sequel,

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Alternatively, I really don't remember Cap being in the future was a big deal to him. He just rolled with it.
It's been a fairly major theme with the character.
Cap was considered outdated 50 years ago. Sure he has a strong following but it's never been huge like Spider-man or Wolverine.
Most characters don't. So what?
Honestly do you really think modern Americans are going to respond to Cap's belief in freedom, equality and social justice.
They seem to be responding well to him so far.

Moreover, the whole damn point of Captain America is that he's "out of time" and arrives in an age that is more cynical than his own in some ways. What you're describing is the crux of his character conflict, a concept that is played with in numerous movies already. Audiences will already be introduced to him a modern setting in The Avengers.
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