"So, with Bucky becoming the new man on the wall, he is once again put in a position where he has his new job almost decided for him. It’s like, before they brainwashed you, you became the Russian spy/killer, then you were going to go work for Captain America because you felt like that was the only thing you could do. Now you’re going to be this because the other old white man died, and what does that mean for you? How do you deal with a job that you just get from someone else? How do you transform that job to fit who you are? What if you haven’t even decided who you really are in certain ways?"

I talked with noted comics madman Ales Kot about Bucky, feminism, PTSD, and slashfic. And we have exclusive new pages from his upcoming Bucky Barnes: The Winter Soldier!

"So, with Bucky becoming the new man on the wall, he is once again put in a position where he has his new job almost decided for him. It’s like, before they brainwashed you, you became the Russian spy/killer, then you were going to go work for Captain America because you felt like that was the only thing you could do. Now you’re going to be this because the other old white man died, and what does that mean for you? How do you deal with a job that you just get from someone else? How do you transform that job to fit who you are? What if you haven’t even decided who you really are in certain ways?"

I talked with noted comics madman Ales Kot about Bucky, feminism, PTSD, and slashfic. And we have exclusive new pages from his upcoming Bucky Barnes: The Winter Soldier!