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Captain America


He was created by cartoonists Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. 1)

First Appearance

The character originally debuted in Captain America Comics #1 from Timely Comics, a forerunner of Marvel Comics, in March 1941. 2)

Patriotic Supersoldier

Captain America was created as a “patriotic supersoldier” who fought against the Axis forces during World War II. 3)

Discontinued For A Short Time

Captain America's run ended in 1950. The popularity of superheroes declined after World War II, but Captain America saw a revival in 1953.4)


The figure is dressed in an American flag outfit. Cap also possesses an almost unbreakable shield, which he frequently tosses about. The shield is essentially composed of three components: steel alloy, vibranium, and an unknown component. 5)

Steve Rogers

He is Steve Rogers' alter ego. During WWII, Steve Rogers was a fragile, little young man who was augmented with an experimental serum. 6)

Trapped In Ice

Captain America was trapped in ice towards the conclusion of World War II, where he stayed until he was resurrected in the present day. 7)

First Appearance On TV

With the debut of the 1944 film “Captain America,” Captain America became the first Marvel Comics superhero to appear in media other than comic books. The character went on to appear in many of other films and television shows. 8)

Chris Evans

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he was portrayed by Chris Evans. He appears in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). 9)

IGN Top 100 Super Heroes

Captain America was rated sixth on IGN's list of the “Top 100 Comic Book Heroes of All Time” in 2011. 10)


Steve Rogers was born 4th of July, which is Independence Day. 11)

Serum Advantages

Captain America's physically was improved by the serum, but so were his psychological qualities. 12)

12 Other People Taking The Name

Twelve other persons have assumed the Captain America persona. Isaiah Bradley (a World War II test subject) and even Peggy Carter in a recent comic book series named 'Exiles' have taken up the mantle of America's superhero. 13)

Art of the Future

Captain America was previously the recipient of an art prize. The prize was given for the Creative Arts “Art of the Future” competition. 14)

Captain America: The First Avenger

The sixth live-action rendition of the First Avenger was “Captain America: The First Avenger”. 15)

captain_america.txt · Last modified: 2021/11/10 01:13 by eziothekilla34