Aw Snap, It’s The Falcon
Comics Should Be Good has a great article about my least favorite retcon: That Sam “The Falcon” Wilson was actually a fake personality created by the Red Skull. Who was the real Sam Wilson? A street hustler/pimp who went by the name “Snap”.
Ick. Have always hated that this strong, upstanding hero was turned into a cliche. Later writers either ignored it or addressed it in passing, as the article above notes. Current Captain America writer Rick Remender plans on jettisoning it, thank goodness.
But it inspired an internet friend, who used to go by the screen name of Mac Danny, to create the below: