The New York Times ran a story this weekend identifying the twenty people Donald Trump most often turns to for advice. By talking to sources close to Trump - From Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movie, TV News
By talking to sources close to Trump and in the White House, the Times piece identifies the top twenty friends, colleagues, media personalities, and advisors that Trump turns for counsel and to “test ideas.” As Mr.
Amongst the notable names on Trump’s top twenty list of advisors is reclusive Marvel CEO Ike Perlmutter, joining other esteemed individuals such as Newt Gingrich, Rupert Murdoch, and Chris Christie.
Perlmutter, the chief executive of Marvel Comics, who is so reclusive that there are few public photographs of him, has been informally advising Mr.
As Captain America and Hydra take control of the United States, the comic storyline could be viewed as an allegory for Trump’s ascension to the Presidency, especially due to connections between Trump’s campaign and white supremacist, or “alt-right,” groups, as well as the support Trump’s campaign received from real-life neo-Nazis during the election.
That being said, Spencer did say that he keeps the story’s current relevance in mind, and he has stated that “the idea that ‘the world is in a bad place, therefore stories should be escapism’ remains an irresponsible, cowardly argument.” Whether or not Secret Empire contains messages critical of the President, the man at the top of Marvel who profits most from the company’s success will, unbeknownst to many of its readers, continue to serve as one of Trump’s most trusted confidants.