Captain America Artist Wonders Why He Is Losing Friends Over His Patriotism

Futurists artist Mitch Breitweiser is known for drawing the Star Spangled Avenger, but it was an artistic tribute to a different sort of American icon that caused him sorrow on social media this week. Following the election victory of Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton, Breitweiser made the following tweet, congratulating Trump on the win and wishing him success:

https://twitter.com/mbreitweiser/status/796242182453731328

The reaction was probably not what he expected:

Two days later, and it seems the tweet had led to the loss of a significant number of Breitweiser's comics pro friends, leading him to lament:

https://twitter.com/mbreitweiser/status/797116522355425281

Chew artist Rob Guillory, however, seems to sticking around:

https://twitter.com/Rob_guillory/status/797120752843718658

It looks like we can count on Mitch Breitweiser to visit conventions in red states, which may be looking to fill some vacancies over the next four years. If you see him at one, well, it sounds like he could use a hug.

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