Ultimate Captain America or 616 Steve Rogers?

#1 Posted by comicdude23 (11904 posts) - - Show Bio

Which one is better? 
I'm thinking of reading Ultimate Captain America issue 1

#2 Posted by Alurvelve (3669 posts) - - Show Bio

616 accept no substitutes.

#3 Posted by thatlad (701 posts) - - Show Bio

If you'd asked me pre-brubaker's run I'd have said ultimate as he's pretty badass. 
But brubaker's made Cap more of a soldier instead of a boy scout, he's not superman he's a soldier. 
And since Rogers 616 become the 'top cop' I'd definitely say he's the dogs bollocks

#4 Posted by Primmaster64 (21663 posts) - - Show Bio
@Alurvelve said:
" 616 accept no substitutes. "
#5 Posted by PowerHerc (86130 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64 said:
" @Alurvelve said:
" 616 accept no substitutes. "

#6 Posted by Foolkiller (191 posts) - - Show Bio
@PowerHerc said:
" @Primmaster64 said:
" @Alurvelve said:
" 616 accept no substitutes. "
Ditto. "
#7 Posted by Man of Lengend (1019 posts) - - Show Bio

yeah 616

#8 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (14414 posts) - - Show Bio

Captain America
#9 Posted by TheCrowbar (4397 posts) - - Show Bio

616, Ultimate seems like a d-bag

#10 Edited by FadeToBlackBolt (23390 posts) - - Show Bio

One of the few times where both versions are so excellent that choosing one is almost like splitting hairs. 

#11 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38932 posts) - - Show Bio
Ultimate Cap is more badass, but i prefer 616 Cap.
#12 Posted by fodigg (6210 posts) - - Show Bio

I can't help but think of these characters in terms of politics, classic cap is a New Deal era Dem and Ultimate Cap, well, I'm not sure entirely but certain dialogue (crapping on France when classic Cap has expressed nothing but the highest respect for the French resistance?) remind me of various jokes I'd heard (and, embarrassingly, even repeated) while going to a very conservative university during the beginning of the Iraq war.

I'm not saying you should only like characters whose politics you agree with, but it doesn't make sense to me that Cap's attitudes would reflect modern political views on either side of the spectrum. I certainly don't see him crapping on WWII allies.

#13 Posted by TheCannon (20261 posts) - - Show Bio

616. the hardest part about this question was typing this sentence.

#14 Posted by tg1982 (2748 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheCannon said:

616. the hardest part about this question was typing this sentence.

I agree. LOL.

#15 Posted by Mega_spidey01 (3080 posts) - - Show Bio

616. even though ultimate capt. is a jerk he kick valkyrie in the stomach which knock her out.

#16 Posted by Blood1991 (8115 posts) - - Show Bio

616 by far

#17 Posted by Vincent92 (270 posts) - - Show Bio

i prefer 616

#18 Posted by BlackArmor (6213 posts) - - Show Bio

@Alurvelve said:

616 accept no substitutes.
#19 Posted by HybridSkinny (2 posts) - - Show Bio

616 Is much better than the ultimate xD

#20 Posted by Video_Martian (5650 posts) - - Show Bio


#21 Posted by ComicStooge (17107 posts) - - Show Bio

Well Ult Cap used children as meat shields against War Machine...

#22 Posted by Scioli54 (9 posts) - - Show Bio

That's a tough a question. Both incarnations are great to me for the same reason, they never give up.

#23 Posted by x_29 (2375 posts) - - Show Bio

616. Ultimate Cap is an a-hole with no really redeeming qualities.

#24 Posted by Duke_Nasty (1021 posts) - - Show Bio

616 > Ultimate for anything.

#25 Posted by TDK_1997 (15908 posts) - - Show Bio

616 ofc.

#26 Posted by Lvenger (23567 posts) - - Show Bio

616. No question about that.

#27 Posted by War Killer (20883 posts) - - Show Bio

I like Ultimate Cap because they portray him more as a soldier, which is something I wish they'd do with his 616 version more. But what I also like about his Ultimate version is that they are open and point out that he is a Christian and believes in God, which, as a Christian myself, I rarely see in comics and despite those who might argue, I wholeheartedly believe that 616 Cap is a Christian as well.
But as for who I like more, it would have to be 616 Cap, without a doubt.

#28 Posted by Telcalipoca (993 posts) - - Show Bio

ult cap. is to blame for ult pete death so 616 cap.

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