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Reverend Meteor

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Subj: Captain America: Steve Rogers writer...not well versed in Baron Zemo's backstory?
Posted: Thu Feb 16, 2017 at 09:57:06 am EST (Viewed 441 times)

Ok I was reading through issue 11 and there were a few glaring mistakes in regards to Helmut.

1. Helmut isn't older than Steve. Helmut was established as being a young boy when Captain America disfigured his father Heinrich in his first appearance. Even during the retcon in Medusa Effect Helmut was about Bucky's age...still younger than Steve. He wasn't an adult in WW2.

2. Hydra (or did Steve mean SHIELD?) didn't make Helmut younger. Helmut for years was young because of his father's Compound X (per the Thunderbolts -1 issue).

And even then Helmut lost his original body after being killed by Nomad/Scourge and is in the body of his much younger Counter Earth doppelganger per Thunderbolts #62.

3. Zemo has no connection to Hydra? His best friend/lackey Norbert was a section chief. He has connections to both Wolfgang von Strucker and the Red Skull and their children. Helmut's got all kind of connections to HYDRA.

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