You probably knew there would be nods to the Avengers in Captain America: The First Avenger, but did you expect a brief appearance by the Human Torch? The original version?

Eagle-eyed fan Doc Hermes spotted the above frame in the World's Fair sequence at the start of the film ‚ÄĒ it's the original, android version of the Human Torch, "still in the wrapper." The Human Torch is the creation of Professor Phineas Horton, who kept him in a glass case ‚ÄĒ until one day, he was exposed to air and caught fire as a result. This easter egg is probably just a cool shoutout to the fact that Chris Evans played the Human Torch in two Fantastic Four movies ‚ÄĒ but who knows? Maybe the android Torch will get to flame out in the Captain America sequel?


[Doc Hermes via Badass Digest]