Now Captain America himself, Chris Evans, has expressed his outrage over the weird decision.
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) May 26, 2016
The online hoopla began when Marvel launched a new issue titled Captain America: Steve Rogers earlier this week. In the comic, Captain Rogers is revealed to be an undercover agent for Hydra. A hashtag on Twitter immediately started trending. #SayNoToHYDRACap took over the social media, with fans posting their disgust at the decision.
— Sarah (@meremeduse) May 27, 2016
Patronizing thinkpieces abt Nazi Steve keep missing the point: we KNOW it’s a stunt. A disgusting cheap anti-Semitic stunt. #SayNoToHydraCap
— andie (@AndieTweets) May 26, 2016
Judging by the Tweets, it’s pretty safe to say very few people are pleased with this weird decision.
Read more to see Marvel’s response to the outrage: