Falcon and Winter Soldier episode 5 after-credits scene nods to Marvel historical past

Falcon and Winter Soldier episode 5 after-credits scene nods to Marvel history

The penultimate episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, “Truth”, slows down a bit to provide each character time to consider what they really need earlier than subsequent week’s huge finale. There’s one character, nonetheless, whose huge determination you’ll miss fully in case you don’t stick round after the credit.

[Ed. be aware: This piece accommodates spoilers for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier by means of episode 5.]

When we final see John Walker, the disgraced Captain America, he’s stripped of his job and left with no prospects aside from an ambiguous job supply from the mysterious Contessa Valentina Allegra de Fontaine (performed by Julia Louis-Dreyfus!) and a enterprise card with nothing on it.

In the post-credits scene, nonetheless, we see that Walker isn’t idly ready for that decision — he’s busy constructing a protect of his personal, after Cap’s protect was taken from him by Sam Wilson. It, particularly, seems like he’s constructing the MCU model of the U.S.Agent protect, the character John Walker turns into within the comics after he loses the mantle of Captain America — one thing that often doesn’t go effectively.

U.S.Agent dives into action shield-first in art from Force Works #1, Marvel Comics (2020)

Image: Juanan Ramirez/Marvel

Whether or not John Walker will develop into an outright villain or troubled tremendous soldier stays to be seen — as The Falcon and the Winter Soldier reminds us a number of occasions on this week’s episode, the Flag Smashers are nonetheless on the market, able to do one thing huge.

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