76 Facts About Captain America


Captain America is a superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

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Captain America was designed as a patriotic supersoldier who often fought the Axis powers of World War II and was Timely Comics' most popular character during the wartime period.

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Captain America is the alter ego of Steve Rogers, a frail young artist enhanced to the peak of human perfection by an experimental "super-soldier serum" after joining the military to aid the United States government's efforts in World War II.

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Captain America was the first Marvel Comics character to appear in media outside comics with the release of the 1944 movie serial, Captain America.

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Captain America soon became Timely's most popular character and even had a fan-club called the "Sentinels of Liberty".

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Captain America is supplied with a patriotic uniform of his own design, a bulletproof shield, a personal side arm, and the codename Captain America, while posing as a clumsy infantry private at Camp Lehigh in Virginia.

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Captain America appeared in comics for the next few years, changing from World War II-era hero fighting the Nazis to confronting the United States' newest enemy, Communism.

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Captain America administered to himself and his pupil James "Jack" Monroe a flawed, incomplete copy of the Super-Serum, which made no mention about the necessary Vita-Ray portion of the treatment.

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Captain America quickly assumes leadership and has typically returned to that position throughout the team's history.

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Captain America is plagued by guilt for having been unable to prevent Bucky's death.

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When it comes to the final battle, Captain America uses Thor's hammer to fight Skadi until Thor manages to kill the Serpent.

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Captain America was restored to normal following his fight with Venom.

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Captain America's is the targeted vessel for the Phoenix Force, a destructive cosmic entity.

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Captain America believes that this Phoenix Force is too dangerous to entrust in one person and seeks to prevent Hope from having it.

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Captain America chose Havok to lead his team and become the new face to represent mutants as Professor X and Cyclops once were.

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Captain America then goes to Washington, D C, the location seen in Ulysses' vision, to talk to Spider-Man, who was trying to understand the vision like he was.

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Captain America then reveals that he has Baron Zemo in a cell, planning to recruit him.

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Captain America eventually kills the Skull after the villain is captured by the Unity Squad and the Xavier brain fragment extracted by the Beast, Rogers throwing the Skull out of a window over a cliff after Sin and Crossbones affirm their new allegiance to Rogers, Hydra Supreme.

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Captain America is an expert in combat strategy, survival, acrobatics, parkour, military strategy, piloting, and demolitions.

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Captain America is highly resistant to hypnosis or gases that could limit his focus.

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Captain America has drawn the Captain America comic book published by Marvel Comics within the Marvel Universe, sometimes grumbling that the writer does not understand the hero's motivation.

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Captain America has used multiple shields throughout his history, the most prevalent of which is a nigh-indestructible disc-shaped shield made from a unique combination of Vibranium, Steel alloy, and an unknown third component that has never been duplicated called Proto-Adamantium.

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Captain America often uses his shield as an offensive throwing weapon.

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When without his trademark shield, Captain America sometimes uses other shields made from less durable metals such as steel, or even a photonic energy shield designed to mimic a vibranium matrix.

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Captain America's uniform is made of a fire-retardant material, and he wears a lightweight, bulletproof duralumin scale armor beneath his uniform for added protection.

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Captain America has faced numerous foes in over 70 years of published adventures.

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Captain America briefly serves as the Falcon's junior partner, but is killed by the Red Skull a mere two issues after adopting the identity.

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Captain America is a shattered hero whose spirit is gone and shield is broken.

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Captain America is the leader of the Champions of the Realm and the King of Avalon.

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Captain America's name, combined with his membership in the Captain Britain Corps imply that in his universe, the Thirteen Colonies did not declare independence to form the United States as they did in our own universe but instead remain part of Britain.

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Captain America's uses the magnetic components Steve once used on the shield in order to better control it, and has the abilities of both her parents.

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Captain America's first appears in Ultron Forever, and returns to the present as a member of the U S Avengers.

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Captain America first appears fighting with HYDRA before being summoned to the DC Earth.

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Captain America is later shown in a brawl with Bane, winning when he throws his shield so that it strikes Bane in the back of the head before Bane can break his back.

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Captain America is then seen fighting with Batman in the sewers of Manhattan.

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Yeoman America was among the Captain America variants recruited by Ghost Rider, his Deathlok companion, and Ant-Man of Earth-818 to help train the Steve Rogers variants in preparation for the war against the Multiversal Masters of Evil.

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On Earth-666 which is inhabited by monsters like mummies, vampires, and werewolves, a version of Captain America is a werewolf that was similar to what happened to Earth-616's version of Captain America once.

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Captain America goes by the name of Cap-Wolf and is a member of this world's version of the Avengers.

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Cap-Wolf among the Captain America variants recruited by Ghost Rider, his Deathlok companion, and Ant-Man of Earth-818 to help train the Steve Rogers variants in preparation for the war against the Multiversal Masters of Evil.

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Captain America has become a gladiator known as the Captain, fighting for the Skrulls against other superhumans in contents.

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Captain America is defeated by Mimic, who, disgusted at Captain America having become nothing but a puppet to the Skrulls rather than the symbol he should be to others, uses Cyclops's optic blasts.

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Captain America later turns the Avengers into vampires and becomes the new Vampire King.

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Captain America's mind affected by subtle incompatibilities between the two universes, he sees the Justice League as overlords who demand praise and worship in return for heroic actions.

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Captain America especially gets angry at Superman, who sees the Avengers as heroes who do not do enough and have let their world down.

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Future incarnation of Captain America, known as Commander A, is a major character in the Captain America Corps limited series, and is stated to be of mixed Japanese, African-American, Latino, and Native American descent.

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Captain America wields two energy force-field shields, similar to the one that Steve Rogers used once when he temporarily lost his vibranium shield.

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Captain America's presidency is a large success, but he is shot and seemingly killed in his third term, causing the other heroes to lose faith.

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An even younger version of Captain America appears in A-Babies vs X-Babies, a 2012 Skottie Young scripted story, illustrated by Gurihiru.

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When baby Captain America's favorite stuffed bear Bucky goes missing, he assembles his baby Avengers and battles the baby X-Men for its return.

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In Marvel 2099 a man masquerading as the original Captain America became ruler of the U S after a successful coup deposed Doom 2099.

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The real Captain America appears in 2099: Manifest Destiny and takes up the role of Thor before giving Mjolnir to Spider-Man 2099.

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In Secret Wars, a new version of Captain America was created by Alchemax and resides in the Battleworld domain of 2099.

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Roberta and Captain America are two different personas of the same woman, with Roberta unknowing of her counterpart.

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Captain America's was a supporting character in the All-New, All-Different Marvel Spider-Man 2099 comic, where she was an employee at Parker Industries with Miguel O'Hara as her boss.

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However, it is revealed that the vampire Captain America Ape-Merica was really Baron Blood, who took on Cap's form and increased his strength through the Super-Soldier Serum inside him.

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The real Captain America Ape-Merica was still frozen in ice up to the modern era, and helped the Gibbon, Wolverine, and Speedball fight off the vampire Namor.

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Captain Ape-Merica is among the Captain America variants recruited by Ghost Rider, his Deathlok companion, and Ant-Man of Earth-818 to help train the Steve Rogers variants in preparation for the war against the Multiversal Masters of Evil.

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The original Mangaverse Captain America is both the leader of the Avengers and the President of the United States.

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Captain America's costume gives him the power to generate and manipulate energy shields.

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Captain America is among the superheroes infected, along with his other fellow Avengers, by the zombified Sentry.

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Colonel Captain America is responsible for infecting Spider-Man in Marvel Zombies vs The Army Of Darkness by biting him on the shoulder.

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Captain America is apparently killed by a zombie Red Skull, who rips off his left arm and scoops his exposed brains out before he himself is decapitated by a zombified Spider-Man.

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Colonel Captain America has a role in Marvel Zombies Return, where he was transported to Earth-Z.

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Captain America is defeated by Havok and is then drawn below the earth by The Beyonder who kills him after he finds out what he needs to know.

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Captain America is mentioned several times in Nextwave, usually by Monica Rambeau .

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At one point, Monica theorizes that Captain America is secretly gay, as he was the only Avenger who never hit on her .

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Captain America appears in a flashback Monica has, when the Avengers are attacked by naked enemies.

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Captain America tells her to "cover your eyes, go back to the mansion, and make my dinner".

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Captain America is shown in a flashback as having been killed by the Red Skull in the ruins of the U S Capitol.

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Captain America was a member of the Avengers, a revolutionary cell formed by Tony Stark bent on liberating California from the corrupt rule of President Charles Xavier, but along with many other members of the team, he is killed aboard the Avengers Quinjet.

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Captain America's shield is recovered by soldiers who celebrate the deaths of the Avengers.

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Captain America's became trapped in an alternate dimension after seemingly sacrificing herself to stop Arnim Zola, but later managed to return home to find that 75 years had passed.

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In 1966, Captain America is pressured by the public to join the efforts in Vietnam and decides to go to see the conflict for himself.

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Captain America gets himself involved in the Superhuman Civil War in the 2000s.

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The 1960s Captain America is in fact Frank Simpson, better known in the Earth-616 Marvel Universe as Nuke.

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Captain America is given a procedure similar to Wolverine's that bonds vibranium to his skeleton.

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