"…Steve needs someone like me around. Now that I know he’s Cap, I realize he needs me more than ever. It’s like this — I can do the dirty little tricks he’s not allowed to. I can get the kind of information that goes beyond regular military methods.
"I may look young, but I’m a very worldly guy. My Dad was a war hero. Did I tell you that? War hero. Yup. The Big One. He died a few years ago. Been on my own pretty much ever since. Had to grow up pretty fast, let me tell you—But it’s been okay, I guess. Most of the time.
"Sometimes it’s lonely…no-one to love me…to hold me when I need some comfort…do you know what’s like to need someone to hug…maybe even kiss—?"
[Adventures of Captain America, Sentinel Of Liberty]
Bucky being adorable and Steve…well, Steve trying to keep him under control.
(I love Kevin Maguire’s art so much. Look at that last panel! Bucky-turtle!)
[Props to Buck for carrying on, even with Cap’s ‘Stop that!’ glare.]