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This is the Steve Rogers series in case you can't keep the names of the Cap books straight, because I know I can't
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In the comparison between the two Cap titles, this one definitely falls short in my opinion. We haven't seen a whole lot of the villains yet, but there is something almost unseemly about it. We live in an era in which wild conspiracy theories unfortunately are thriving online and one of the oldest and most pernicious is that a cabal of elites directs all world events throughout modern history. This book pushes that theory. I know it is comics, there are space aliens and Santa Claus literally appears as a real character sometimes and etc etc, but Idk it still felt problematic to me. And it wouldn't matter as much if the writing on the title was strong but it isn't. It tries to be deep and just comes off as clumsy to me. Like Arlo's speech here is godawful but it convinces elite assassin Redacted that it has just lived life all wrong!
This book just isn't working for me in this first arc.
Best Comics of Week 46
X-titles: Gambit #5 by Chris Claremont (5) and Sid Kotian (4)
Non-X titles: Gold Goblin #1 by Christopher Cantwell (2) and Lan Medina (1)
In parentheses number of times creator had best comic this year