On The Morality Of Punching Nazis, With Nick Spencer, Lexi Alexander, And A Special Guest Appearance By Richard Spencer

On The Morality Of Punching Nazis, With Nick Spencer, Lexi Alexander, And A Special Guest Appearance By Richard Spencer

Posted by January 21, 2017 Comment

Tensions were high during the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States today. So high, in fact, that…

Captain America writer Nick Spencer took to Twitter to denounce the punching, as well as those who were applauding the punching, of Richard Spencer, a self-proclaimed white nationalist and alt-right leader.

https://twitter.com/nickspencer/status/822591535158034432

https://twitter.com/nickspencer/status/822625805549367296

https://twitter.com/nickspencer/status/822626620058062848

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https://twitter.com/rubblewoman/status/822627974319063041

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https://twitter.com/nickspencer/status/822628612264312834

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https://twitter.com/nickspencer/status/822632227750219777

https://twitter.com/nickspencer/status/822633206646210560

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https://twitter.com/rubblewoman/status/822635013128785923

https://twitter.com/nickspencer/status/822635373784350720

https://twitter.com/rubblewoman/status/822635945220538371

https://twitter.com/nickspencer/status/822637001371488256

https://twitter.com/neosween/status/822636919926431745

https://twitter.com/nickspencer/status/822637209606062080

https://twitter.com/nickspencer/status/822639086116671488

https://twitter.com/nickspencer/status/822667277057150976

https://twitter.com/stonemirror/status/822668032489164800

https://twitter.com/nickspencer/status/822668442604015616

https://twitter.com/NeatHeteroDude/status/822676728191467522

https://twitter.com/nickspencer/status/822677109625606144

https://twitter.com/nickspencer/status/822679621950840834

https://twitter.com/sitvisvobis/status/822681166385991680

https://twitter.com/nickspencer/status/822681693156802561

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Captain America #275
Written by J.M. DeMatteis
Art by Mike Zeck
America is a land free from tyranny, but when a group of Neo Nazi rally together will Captain America uphold the First Amendment? Or will he let his fears of another world war get the better of him?

(You can read a summary of the issue here, or buy it here.)

Of course, there’s another school of thought on Nazi punching as well, as explained by director Lexi Alexander:

https://twitter.com/Lexialex/status/822675585449095168

https://twitter.com/Lexialex/status/822675971526430720

https://twitter.com/Lexialex/status/822676448850812930

https://twitter.com/Lexialex/status/822678775687041024

https://twitter.com/Lexialex/status/822679238155202560

https://twitter.com/Lexialex/status/822680414837800961

We’re not positive, but we suspect Lexi might be able to find a Captain America issue that agrees with her point of view as well:

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So what does Lexi think of Nick’s tweets about Richard?

https://twitter.com/Lexialex/status/822686913102422016

And what does the rest of comics Twitter have to say about all this?

https://twitter.com/kateleth/status/822677298113605632

Well, that looks like a consensus to us.

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About Jude Terror

A prophecy says that in the comic book industry's darkest days, a hero will come to lead the people through a plague of overpriced floppies, incentive variant covers, #1 issue reboots, and super-mega-crossover events.

Scourge of Rich Johnston, maker of puns, and seeker of the Snyder Cut, Jude Terror, sadly, is not the hero comics needs right now... but he's the one the industry deserves.

(Last Updated January 23, 2017 9:04 am )

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