Cap's Shield

Discussion in 'Captain America: The First Avenger' started by Lobo, Apr 7, 2009.

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Which shield

  1. Angular shield

  2. Classic Round

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  1. Lobo

    Lobo Snow Wifey

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    Which should he use, the circular one, or the triangular?

    A) triangular

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    B) the more classic round one

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  2. Morg

    Morg Super Moderator

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    Round and I hope to god it won't be a glass like one again!
     
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  3. marcvader

    marcvader Lurker #1

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    Circular for sure but I wouldn't mind seeing him lug the triangular one possibly on his first mission while wearing the fatigues then graduating to his classic look sans pirate boots and the circular shield.
     
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  4. tamron

    tamron Well-Known Member

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    qft.
     
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  5. Lobo

    Lobo Snow Wifey

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    See, I want him to have the triangular one, and then have it modified to classic in Avengers.
     
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  6. bunk

    bunk superhero fan

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    Oh god... that was one flimsy piece of crap.
     
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  7. Mutagen

    Mutagen Quietly Infectious User

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    It would be interesting to see the triangle in some scenes as a homage, but not for a whole movie. I want to see the audience fall for the circular one.
     
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  8. marcvader

    marcvader Lurker #1

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    And the circular one is the one everyone who knows Cap is familiar with anyways.
     
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  9. Mister J

    Mister J Ack Acka Dak Dak Daka Ack

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    Start off with the triangular one. Introduce the circular version later in the film as an upgrade, offensively and defensively.
     
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  10. louiebling$

    louiebling$ Just Chucking with you

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    :up: just as the J man said :o
     
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  11. Aesop Rocks

    Aesop Rocks Now I'm Free.

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    Haven't we seen Captain America's shield in Iron Man?
     
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  12. Mister J

    Mister J Ack Acka Dak Dak Daka Ack

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    Yes, but it comes across as more of a throwaway nod to us than anything designed for continuity. I don't think Marvel Studios would think twice about contradicting where Cap's shield is if it came to it.

    I'd like to think that even as aloof as Tony was portrayed in relation to some of his 'art' pieces, he'd think more of Captain America's shield than to have it sitting around as a glorified paperweight in his workshop.
     
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  13. redlion2

    redlion2 Interim King of Wakanda

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    I voted round shield, of course, but I wouldn't mind seeing the triangular shield show up for one mission as was mentioned earlier.
     
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  14. Aesop Rocks

    Aesop Rocks Now I'm Free.

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    Then again it's Tony Stark. :hehe:
     
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  15. Compi716

    Compi716 The SHH! Jew

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    I'm saying stay with the circular one, for simplicity's sake.
     
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  16. redlion2

    redlion2 Interim King of Wakanda

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    Speaking of Cap's shield, does anyone think it should show a little combat wear? I don't mean anything glaring but maybe a few small subtle scratches or does it really matter?
     
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  17. Microchip

    Microchip Gettin my applesauce back

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    I'd pick both if that was an option, going from one given to him at the start that is merely bulletproof to the round shield at the end, which would be near-indestructable.

    I can't really see the Captain's ROUND shield getting scratched up by wear-and-tear or stray bullets, but his other triangular one could be.
     
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  18. afan

    afan Well-Known Member

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    The triangular one perhaps while he is training.
    He is supplied with it during "basic" training, then Cap in a moment of inspiration to take out some distant obstacle drops it to pick up something circular and throws it frisbee-like at a target, aided by Cap's enhanced skill, the effectiveness of the tactic awes his instructors, and that would be the end of the triangular shield.

    As far as damage goes......isn't the shield virtually indestructable?
     
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  19. Mister J

    Mister J Ack Acka Dak Dak Daka Ack

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    The circular one is an indestructible vibranium-iron alloy. I believe the earlier triangular one were just bulletproof/highly damage-resistant.
     
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  20. November Rain

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    I'd like the idea of the original shield being elliptical and being lost with and stark having it locked away somewhere.

    it's also be nice if he managed to reverse engineer it for a hulk buster suit, or at least to 90% it's efficiency
     
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  21. ironman29758

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    mabye the triangular sheild at first if they're doing the WWII and then the round sheild later on near the end and during the Avengers
     
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  22. egarza

    egarza Esto!

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    the 'indestructable' round shield could have signs of wear on the paint-job for sure, sratches, scuffs, dings and whatnot...
     
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  23. MikeSwanson

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    i thought it was made of Vibrainium and Adamantium. i could be wrong though. regardless they should have both in the film. start with the original shield the give him the circular shield.
     
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  24. Mister J

    Mister J Ack Acka Dak Dak Daka Ack

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    It wouldn't be your fault. It's been cited as such numerous times.
     
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  25. MaxG

    MaxG Well-Known Member

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    Sounds good to me.
     
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