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Friday, June 13, 2014 

Frank Miller would like to script Captain America

But would Marvel agree to it? The Hollywood Reporter says he brought this up during his promo campaigns for the Sin City sequel coming out:
Miller revealed his ambition during a Reddit AMA to promote the second Sin City movie [4] on Wednesday. When asked which comic hero he’d like to write for, he replied “I get back to Captain America, because I find him such a wonderful anachronism,” in addition to being a character that “features virtues that my country has either lost or misplaced for a very long time.” He continued, “I remember telling people at Marvel, just a few days after 9/11, that I hoped they realized what they had there, because Captain America's reaction to 9/11 would have been pretty direct.”
Tragically, as has been very clear since - especially after they published The Truth: Red, White and Black, that anti-American screed that managed to be insulting to blacks simultaneously -  they don't know what they've got with Cap, and even if they do, it's additionally clear they despise it through and through. Based on which, there's good reason to doubt they want anything more to do with Miller; much like Chuck Dixon and Mike Baron, I'm sure they've blacklisted him too, and probably don't even thank him for all the good he did for Daredevil back in the 80s. Why, this article was written by none other than Graeme McMillan, who already made clear his own disdain for Miller's Holy Terror based on the premise alone, and proceeds to say:
...the title was published by Legendary Entertainment’s comic book imprint to much critical complaint; the journalist Spencer Ackerman summed up popular response to the book when he described it as [6] “a screed against Islam, completely uninterested in any nuance or empathy, [that] ignores practically everything about the actual strategic situation the United States is in.”
Oh, tell us all about it, please do. No courage to admit a lot of leftists were the ones who couldn't bear it, so I'm not sure what he means by "popular", because, come to think of it, even among leftists, I'm not sure that was truly the case.

And Tom Brevoort is one Marvel staffer who's made clear where they stand:
...We’d certainly be interested in the abstract, depending on what story he’d want to tell. (I don’t think, for example, we’d have gone ahead with HOLY TERROR as a Captain America story.)
Not with awful people like him running the shop. His use of "abstract" is enough to hint he'd rather they not hire Miller ever again, and it's got nothing to do with his over-the-top writing style more common since Sin City. No, it's just because of his modern beliefs. So Brevoort's obviously not brave enough to admit it's more than not thinking - as evidenced by his own twisted leftist beliefs, he's vehemently opposed to hiring Miller for a job at all, and it wouldn't make any difference if Miller used metaphorical takes on real life issues; he doesn't want those either.

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Don't hold your breath.

LOL ... Marvel: No hassle with "Red, White and Black's" subject matter, but big hassle with "Holy Terror's" subject matter.

The Big Two in a nutshell there, folks.

If it's anything like his previous works, it'll range from not-bad to abysmal.

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