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Marvel Comics' depiction of anti-tax protesters inspires anger, apology

• Yahoo News
Since 1941, Captain America has been one of the most popular comic book characters around. The fictional super-patriot fought Nazis during World War II, took on those who burned the American flag during the Vietnam era, and raked in hundreds of millions of dollars for Marvel Comics along the way. Now, the appearance that he is taking on the Tea Party Movement in a storyline about investigating white supremacists has forced Marvel to apologize for the comic hero.

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Comment by Ducati Jeanne
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I too see Marvel Comics using a former pro-America figure to advance a political agenda. The disingenuous tone of the apology; as if those people are really that out of touch with what is going on in the county......