While not all of the Avengers are saints by any means, Hawkeye/Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner) was as soon as meant to be extra of a scoundrel within the comedian books. By that definition, this implies an ongoing womanizer who apparently thought staying monogamous was unimaginable.
When Hawkeye got here to the MCU, many followers notice he become a pure household man, basically making him too boring in a number of eyes. This was not the primary time a comic book e-book character ended up being totally different from how these comics first imagined them.
One might say Hawkeye’s transition to the large display was a serious turnaround if possibly a necessity contemplating Disney owns Marvel. Would he be totally different on-screen had Marvel not been managed by the Mouse House?
Contrasts within the MCU version of Hawkeye
When somebody began a thread on Reddit not too long ago giving an inventory of superheroes that didn’t transition effectively from comedian e-book to big-screen, Hawkeye was third. Wasp, Drax, and Quicksilver are additionally talked about, even when all subjective within the minds of those that commented.
Someone reminded Hawkeye was very immature within the Marvel comedian e-book universe. He was additionally the primary heart of the Avengers again then, but he took extra of a again seat within the MCU films. If nonetheless a serious presence and deemed a “backup hero,” not having him out entrance is kind of the distinction.
In the previous comedian e-book model, Clint Barton was additionally a carnival entertainer who turned a villain for some time in opposition to Iron Man. Later, he reformed and have become a serious a part of the Avengers staff.
Along the way in which, he additionally had quite a lot of relationships with girls, together with a love affair with Black Widow. He turned a type of what a Reddit consumer mentioned was a “sympathetic mess” because of his numerous relationships with girls, together with one named Kate Bishop. Latter additionally turned her personal model of Hawkeye within the comics.
Is Hawkeye actually too boring within the MCU films?
Much more about Hawkeye exists from the comics, together with elaboration on him turning into the ninja superhero named Ronin. The comedian e-book world had him sacrificing his life earlier than turning into Ronin, then resurrected by Scarlet Witch.
All of that pleasure turned ignored within the films. While there was a quick glimpse of his life being Ronin after the snap occurred, he turned Hawkeye once more when recruited by Black Widow to take part within the reverse snap/time heist plan.
In the films, there was an earlier time when Barton retired from the Avengers to be together with his household. Yes, he was married to Laura Barton and had a really regular household life till dropping them initially within the snap.
This nonetheless begs the query of why the character turned a bit bit watered down relatively than being extra trustworthy to his comedian e-book persona. Maybe if he will get his personal Disney+ collection as reported, a wilder aspect would open up.
Did Disney need Hawkeye to turn into a household man?
Some would possibly argue Hawkeye turning into a fortunately married man with youngsters was a greater path than being a reformed villain and perpetual, womanizing bachelor. All chance exists Disney needed to make the character extra family-friendly since not one of the Avengers are actually womanizers.
Adding Laura Barton as his spouse gave Hawkeye a chance to dwell away from the Avengers chaos on a farm in Missouri. Whether by decree of others at Marvel is unknown, nevertheless it did current a very good distinction in exhibiting real-life colliding with the chaos of being a world-renowned superhero. Besides, this was additionally a polar reverse from the comics since Laura and the Barton youngsters have been killed by none apart from Black Widow in a single comedian e-book story.
Being an Avenger for Clint Barton was like being in an elite army power. It may not resonate as a lot with out him having a secure household with youngsters trying as much as their dad.