Captain America Reveals He's a Hydra Agent, Instantly Becomes Meme

It's like that panel was designed to be photoshopped.

Image via Marvel

This week the first issue of the new Captain America series dropped, and Marvel promised a shocking reveal. And it didn’t disappoint: the final page had Cap announce that he has been a sleeper agent for the evil Hydra organisation all this time. 

Ok, so nothing in comics is forever, and this is just the first part of the story, so it will almost definitely end up with Cap back on the side of good. Still, this didn’t stop people being pissed:

#SayNoToHydraCap because he was created by 2 Jews as a statement against nazism. This warps a beloved character into a villain, & it's gross

— yes homo (@lubelord) May 25, 2016

Hydra?!?!? #sayitaintso

— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) May 26, 2016

Even Chris Evans reacted:

Okay, the new Captain America is total freaking bullcorn.

— Ryan, Perdido en TX (@RyanLostinTX) May 26, 2016

And writer Nick Spencer even got death threats:

gosh I love this meme.

— Christie 🏳️‍⚧️ (@TheAnarCHris) May 25, 2016

But like everything on the internet, it quickly got turned into a meme.

The final page, where Cap says the now-immortal line "Hail Hydra!" seemed almost intentionally designed to photoshop something else into it. So quickly we got things like this:


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