"I had spent some time talking to Ed Brubaker and kind of getting some ideas as to where he got some of his inspiration for reviving Bucky, he talked a lot about the cold war and the KGB and all the spy movies that he really enjoyed in the 60s and 70s. And that led me to go to sort of watch those movies and doing research on that stuff and fall in love with that idea a little bit."
Then wipe him and start over.
But no, I want to talk about this. That look of fear and desperation he has. He knows what’s coming, and he knows he can’t stop it. He knows he’s on to something, and he is so confused. His face is like a child’s, he doesn’t know what’s going on, and it scares him. He’s used to not knowing the full information, but this is the first time he is conscious of it. And he knows the pain he’s about to go through. That look is not the look of a villain. It’s the look of a boy asking for help, and the only person who can give it to him is the person he’s going to have to kill.