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Captain America

Posted by john Donnelly on April 17, 2014 at 9:10 PM

Captain America

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Captain America is the name of several fictional characters in the Marvel Comics Universe. The first, and main, character was Steve Rogers, who was created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Other characters have adopted the alias over the years and following Rogers' death his former sidekick James Buchanan Barnes (Bucky) picked up the mantle.

1 Earth-616

1.1 Steven Rogers (Revolutionary War Era)

1.2 Steve Rogers

1.3 Isaiah Bradley

1.4 William Nasland

1.5 Jeffrey Mace

1.6 William Burnside

1.7 Bob Russo

1.8 "Scar" Turpin

1.9 Roscoe Simons

1.10 John Walker

1.11 Sam Wilson

1.12 James Buchanan Barnes

1.13 Dave Rickford

2 Alternate Universes

2.1 Scott Summers

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Captain America is an American fictional character, a superhero who appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics.

The character first appeared in Captain America Comics #1 (cover-dated March 1941) from Marvel Comics' 1940s predecessor, Timely Comics, and was created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. As of 2007, an estimated 210 million copies of "Captain America" comic books had been sold in 75 countries. For nearly all of the character's publication history, Captain America has been the alter ego of Steve Rogers, a frail young man who was enhanced to the peak of human perfection by an experimental serum, in order to aid the United States government's imminent efforts in World War II. Captain America wears a costume that bears an American flag motif, and is armed with a nearly indestructible shield that can be used for defense and can also be thrown as a weapon.


An intentionally patriotic creation who was often depicted fighting the Axis powers of World War II, Captain America was Timely Comics' most popular character during the 1940s wartime period. After the war ended, the character's popularity waned and the comic had been discontinued by 1950 aside from an ill-fated 1953 revival. Captain America was re-introduced by Marvel Comics during the Silver Age of comics, as an M.I.A soldier retrieved from an iceberg and awakened from suspended animation by the superhero team the Avengers in The Avengers #4 (March 1964). Since then, Captain America has often led the team, as well as starring in his own series.


Steve Rogers was purportedly assassinated in Captain America vol. 5, #25 (March 2007), although he was later revealed to be alive. The comic-book series Captain America continued to be published,[3] with Rogers' former sidekick, James "Bucky" Barnes, having taken up the mantle until Rogers eventually again assumed the role.


Captain America was the first Marvel Comics character adapted into another medium, with the release of the 1944 movie serial Captain America. Since then, the character has been featured in several other films and television series, including Chris Evans' portrayal in Captain America: The First Avenger, The Avengers, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Captain America was ranked sixth on IGN's Top 100 Comic Book Heroes.

Captain America is a Timely/Atlas/Marvel comic book superhero.


Captain America may also refer to:

List of Captain America Movies

Captain America The First Avenger , a 2011 film directed by Joe Johnston and starring Chris Evans

Captain America The Winter Soldier, the 2014 film sequel directed by the Russo Brothers, again starring Chris Evans

Captain America (serial), a 1944 serial

Captain America (1979 film), a film starring Reb Brown

Captain America II: Death Too Soon, a film sequel starring Reb Brown

Captain America (1990 film), a film starring Matt Salinger

Captain America (album), an album by Jimmy Buffett

Captain America, a song by the band moe. from their album Dither

Captain America, a main character in the film Easy Rider

The "Captain America" chopper from Easy Rider

Captain America, a Scottish rock band later known as Eugenius

Captain America or Randy Couture (born 1963), mixed martial arts fighter

Captain Americas, a themed restaurant chain in Ireland (since 1971)

Captain America, a character in the television series Generation Kill

Claudio Reyna, former captain of the United States men's national soccer team, dubbed Captain America by British media

David Wright, Major League Baseball player for the New York Mets, dubbed Captain America by US media


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