A brand new fan-made poster gives Steve Rogers’ origin movie, Captain America: The First Avenger’s poster an accurate comic book look.
Captain America: The First Avenger‘s poster gets a comic accurate make-over. Released in 2011 as the final standalone in MCU’s Phase 1, the film officially introduced fans to Chris Evans’ Steve Rogers. Set at the height of World War II, it tackles the origins of the Super Soldier.
Directed by Joe Johnston, with the script written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, The First Avenger also debuted other prominent characters in the MCU like Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) and Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell). The film directly leads into the events of Joss Whedon’s The Avengers as Steve eases back into the world after being frozen in ice for 70 years. Now, one fan looks back at the film and decided to give its poster a comic book treatment.
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Digital illustrator John Black shares his latest creation on Instagram focusing on The First Avenger. Just like some of his previous works, this one gives the characters in the one-sheet comic accurate looks, including Red Skull. Check it out below:
As Marvel Studios typically do, they made some tweaks regarding what some of the characters’ look like. For instance, Bucky doesn’t sport a mask in The First Avenger poster because it would look kooky. The same can be said about the updates in Steve’s Captain America suit, although it’s worth noting that the film made sure to adapt some of the most prominent details from his comic book costume to make sure that it’s not too different from its source material. Perhaps the most obvious change is with Peggy’s appearance. That said, it’s safe to say that no one’s opposed to alterations considering that Atwell was good in the role. So much so that she even got her own small screen spin-off in Agent Carter. She also recently returned on the big screen for Avengers: Endgame.
Over the years, Steve’s suit and shield changed following Captain America: The First Avenger, with different variations mining some of his costumes from the comics but not fully adapting a single armor. This was Marvel Studios’ primary principle when adapting comic book characters and narratives on the big screen. They incorporate minor tweaks to designs and plot points, allowing them to offer something new to moviegoers, while not losing the interest of long-time comic book readers. For the most part, it has worked with the general public not having many problems when they try to update any details to service the stories they’re telling. Considering all this, it’s safe to say that they will continue to do that moving forward to Phase 4.
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