On Nazi Rogers, and why comic books are for the old


For the first time in my life, I’m glad someone has died.

Earlier this year, my Jewish great-grandmother passed away, after decades of PTSD, death, war, famine and illness. One of the most inspiring forces in her life, however, was the bright-eyed look her children, her grandchildren, and her great-grandchildren would give her when they talked about the ‘really cool man in blue, he beats up nazis!’ That, as you can probably guess, was Steve Rogers.

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