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Now, some of this can be explained by noting that our heroes simply don’t want their faces recognized by bystanders, hence the terrible sunglasses and hats. But just like the celebrities in our reality, you have to wonder why they don’t realize this sort of thing just draws more attention. Like, seriously Cap, do you think those glasses are fooling anyone? You’re still incredibly handsome and accompanied by a redhead whose locks are fully exposed!
The video also reminds us of Tony Stark and Scott Lang‘s hoodie disguises, Nick Fury‘s sunglasses and Bucky‘s terrible baseball cap in Winter Solider, and a slew of other hat and aviator incognito looks through the MCU‘s run. Not to mention Thor‘s blanket cover-up in Ragnarok, which seems to poke fun at the whole “superhero in disguise” trend on a meta-level.
Seriously, guys, invest in some wigs and hair dye, maybe learn some contouring tricks, and you won’t have to look so obvious the next time you solve crime in a public space.