Wanda Maximoff/Steve Rogers

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Pairing
Pairing: Wanda Maximoff/Steve Rogers
Scarlet Witch/Captain America
Alternative name(s): Scarlet Captain, Scarlet America, Captain Witch, Cap-Wanda
Gender category: Het, M/F
Fandom: The Avengers (Marvel Comics),
Marvel Cinematic Universe
Canonical?: Yes, in some comics canon, No, in the MCU
Prevalence: Small
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Wanda/Steve is the het pairing of Wanda Maximoff (Scarlet Witch) and Steve Rogers (Captain America) in The Avengers comics and MCU fandoms.

Fandom

Although the pairing fandom was mainly focused on the Marvel Comics universe, a spark of interest in an MCU!Wanda/Steve appeared once Wanda and her brother were introduced in Captain America: The Winter Soldier film and the anticipation of them starring in The Avengers 2. The pairing became more common in the MCU with the Captain America: Civil War film's release - probably due to their scenes together, Wanda joining Team Cap, and the concern Steve showed for Wanda. The parallels between the two characters often attract fans to it[1]

Fanfiction is posted to Tumblr, Archive of Our Own and FanFiction.Net for the pairing both for the comics and MCU. Vids are mostly posted to YouTube, often using manips of Chris Evans and Elizabeth Olsen from other films to portray Steve and Wanda (thus Steve might have a beard) in some scenes. Fanmixes were created around the comicsverse. Fanart is mainly showcased on Tumblr, with various mediums: picspams and manips.

Wanda/Steve shipping led to some fans shipping the actors Chris Evans/Elizabeth Olsen together as well.

Common Tropes in Fanworks

  • Comfort: Wanda and Steve providing solace to each after the traumatic events they have endured, also Steve helping Wanda through her grief after the death of her brother was common
  • Pining: Wanda having a crush on Steve
  • Post-Captain America: Civil War: stories written after this film often focused on Steve and Wanda growing closer as they were on the run

Fanworks

Fan Art

Fanfiction

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MCU:

Fanmixes

Fan Vids

Graphics and Gif Sets

Recs

Archives & Fannish Links

Tumblr

References

  1. Steve/Wanda vid & another showcasing parallels between the two