And then the franchises stared.
I didn't want to go see The Avengers, if I remember correctly. The fact that it's got a pretty boring start and I was sitting next to a guy going to town on his popcorn (I hope his girlfriend knew the Heimlich maneuver), ended up annoying me all the more.
I'm not sure when my opinion changed though I do recall a few birthday parties later in which I went on about Thor and Captain America.
(But we'd probably have to look at what my cousin once asked me, was I talking about the characters or the actors?)
They've grown on me over time, but I think total credit goes to a book- because of course it would- Margaret Stohl's Black Widow: Forever Red. At the time I read it I still didn't know half the names she was mentioning. "Who's Bruce? Oh, right him."
There was also a Halloween party at the time where "Captain America" ran into me, was told it was Winter Solider, no idea what that meant.
You'd think this was a lead up to announcing Black Widow, I did buy a shirt after reading the book. And I'm so there if they give her a movie but...
well, we do have the same name.
|that's a bracelet I was hoping to make and sell but couldn't get just right|
And the goddess Diana is the goddess of the Amazons so there's that too. Mythology nerd through and through on this one.