1. Part of it is the character of Bucky Barnes, whose journey from clean cut G.I. to troubled assassin is full tragic sympathy points

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2. Which only makes it all the sweeter when he flashes that million dollar smile

 

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3. Maybe it's the hair? The sass?


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4. And ladies love a man who's fast with his hands

 



5. The result being that he has legions of fans that are ready to defend him

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6. An entire community brought together to celebrate that GOOD torso


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7. Besides raising money to fight human trafficking through UNITAS, he also participated in Marvel's #heroacts initiative to raise $250,000 for childrens' hospitals.

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8. He was born in Romania, but escaped with his mother during the 1989 revolutions that ended 42 years of Communist rule, giving him an unlikely connection to The Winter Soldier


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9. He's full of helpful advice and beauty tips


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10. He's willing to show physical affection for his fans, like that time he granted one girl's very-polite request for a hug in the middle of a panel

 

11. And he seems to be only getting better with age

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12. While many of the other "major" MCU heroes have careers that made them famous before they donned their super-suits, most fans get their "taste" only when a new Marvel film is released:

 

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