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  Captain America - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Captain America is revered by most of the superheroes in the Marvel Universe, filling the "leadership" role which Superman takes on in DC Comics.
Captain America uses several shields throughout his history, the most recognizable of which is an indestructible discus-shaped shield made from a vibranium/steel alloy (not adamantium-vibranium as sometimes erroneously stated).
Captain America's uniform is made of a fire-retardant material, and he wears a lightweight "duralumin" chainmail beneath his uniform for added protection.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Captain_America   (7108 words)

  
 Captain America - Uncyclopedia
Captain America was a superhero who fought for for truth, justice, and the American Way.
The first school believes that Captain America was actually Captain Marvel in a different costume, although most assume he is a totally different person.
The second school contests he was like Batman, having fought crime only with gadgets, not superpowers, and that he used a jetpack to fly, despite the fact that he was never depicted with a jetpack (in truth, his power of flight was granted by one of the usual suspects in these matters).
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Captain_America   (580 words)

  
 MarvelDirectory.com
Captain America remains a symbol of liberty and justice.
Captain America has mastered the martial art of American-style boxing and judo, and has combined these disciplines with his own unique hand-to-hand style of combat.
Captain America is one of the finest human combatants Earth has ever known.
www.marveldirectory.com /individuals/c/captainamerica.htm   (825 words)

  
 The religion of Captain America (Steve Rogers)
Captain America (whose real name is Steve Rogers) is one of the earliest characters in the Marvel Universe, and one of the world's most recognizable super-heroes.
Captain America was one of 33 characters who were identified as the most religious superheroes in the Marvel Universe in Infinity Crusade (June 1993).
Captain America shared the belief of all of his colleagues that Ultimate Thor, a former psychiatric patient, was delusional.
www.adherents.com /lit/comics/CaptainAmerica.html   (4184 words)

  
 Captain America Biography, History of
Captain America's appeal was novel; he was not born with great power, but rather had it bestowed upon him as a gift.
The secret formula and its inventor were destroyied by saboteurs, and therefore Captain America was the only one of his kind, assigned by the government to disguise himself as a private in the army.
But there was more to Captain America than the simple patriotic ideal; dozens of other super heroes would wrap themselves in the American flag without making an equivalent impression on the reading public.
www.superherostuff.com /Biographies/CaptainAmericaBiography.html   (861 words)

  
 Marvel.com : Catalog - Spider-Man, the X-Men, Wolverine, Hulk, Fantastic Four, Ghost Rider, Iron Man, toys, movies, ...
Captain America and his old sparring partner are in for the most grueling battle they've ever had.
Captain America finds himself at the crossroads where his past and a possible future meet when he's faced with a super-villain from his alternate future.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: RED, WHITE & BLUE HC The Story: In this thought-provoking anthology, a world-class collection of top comic-book creators from around the globe presents a series of uniquely personal visions of the heroic icon that is Captain America.
www.marvel.com /catalog/listing.htm?category=CAPTAIN+AMERICA   (5739 words)

  
 Captain America
Captain America manages to force the rocket off course by kicking one of the tail fins and it crashes in Alaska.
Captain America is in California!" - The Red Skull's daughter when she discovers Captain America's whereabouts.
Captain America's suit is a torn up for most of the movie.
www.badmovieplanet.com /inferno/archives/captain.html   (1461 words)

  
 Captain America Facts & Stats
After combat training Captain America was transferred base to base under the guise of a private in the Army.
Captain America was rescued years later by the Avengers and became one of their most prominent members.
Captain America has become the people's champion, representing the people of America rather than the government.
superherouniverse.com /superheroes/marvel/captainamerica.htm   (460 words)

  
 Captain America (Steve Rogers) - MarvelDatabase   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Strength Level: Captain America represents the pinnacle of human physical perfection, although he is somewhat enhanced.
Captain America is subject to all human vulnerabilities, although his immunity to diseases is extraordinary.
His title of 'Captain' is apparently in tribute to a 'Captain Rogers' who served in the Revolutionary War.
www.marveldatabase.com /wiki/index.php/Captain_America_(Steve_Rogers)   (1584 words)

  
 Marvel Legends 8 Captain America Action Figure - Another Toy Review by Michael Crawford, Captain Toy
I suppose it's okay to have both since this is the "Ultimate" version of Captain America, and for that, it's a welcome addition to the Marvel Legend line-up.
Captain America has all the usual points that you expect from Marvel Legends.
Captain America is also one of the easiest in this wave to find.
www.mwctoys.com /REVIEW_032305b.htm   (540 words)

  
 HEROES & COMICS
The very last scene could have a touching narration by Captain America himself, along with an eye candy golden age moment as his friends and the Invaders arriving on the scene fearing the worse would search for signs of life from their leader, something that could be explored farther in the first Avengers movie
Captain America would have a more global vision of the world, and be a real genuine hero that will fight for everyone's liberty and more importantly everyone's very basic security and lives, including those of innocent Germans back then, as innocent men women and children in modern day wars.
The Captain America movie should show the origin of the Red Skull, which was born Johann Schmidt in a southern German village, the son of an illiterate, drunken poor peasant named Hermann, and his wife Martha who died giving birth.
groups.msn.com /HEROESCOMICS/captainamerica.msnw   (884 words)

  
 Captain America (1944)
The Captain America of World War II was the best, battling racially offensive stereotypes of various Axis powers, always having to rescue some gal or Bucky from a weird enemy death machine that always involved some serious bondage.
This goon that plays Captain America, Dick Purcell, isn't really the prime physical specimen you would expect in a crime busting superhero, and sports a rather beefy midsection that isn't helped by his tight costume.
Aside from the crappy version of Captain America, the Scarab isn't an interesting or charismatic villain and his various plots grow tiresome after you sit through about four different ones, giving the serial a repetitive and padded feeling, while robbing things of a cohesive story line.
monsterhunter.coldfusionvideo.com /Captain_America.html   (1520 words)

  
 Star-Spangled Site
Throughout the war, Captain America and his partner, Bucky, fought alongside the Allied forces and a group of other heroes known as the Invaders.
Captain America guest-stars in the latest issue of Cable/Deadpool #25, and its one of the finest portrayals of Captain America outside of Brubaker's superb run on his own title.
In the midst of a brutal fire fight with enemy forces, Captain America leads him out of the battle while helping him rescue his wounded comrades who are trapped by enemy fire.
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 Captain America
Captain America can use these modifiers (except points derived from Training Bonuses) with his shield.
Special Weapon (Vibranium-Adamantium Shield): Captain America's shield has great aerodynamic properties (+6 to hit, HTH +1d10 Damage, Range 104" (Ax4), +9 to Hit when thrown, 1d10+3 Damage when thrown, PR 2 per throw), and it is indestructable (Invulnerability of 400 points).
Captain America also has great skill in rebounding his shield off solid objects to hit the maximum of targets: [Shield-Slinging] Roll individually for each target, PR 2 per target plus the original 2 for throwing the shield, Damage is rolled per target.
www.paratime.ca /v_and_v/capamerica.html   (709 words)

  
 Don Markstein's Toonopedia: Captain America
With flag-draped figures like The Shield, Captain Freedom and even Uncle Sam himself having paved the way, Captain America was the first successful character published by the company that would become Marvel Comics to debut in his own comic.
Captain America and Bucky fought Nazis for the remainder of World War II, and other forms of evil thereafter.
A 1944 movie serial (reissued in 1953 as The Return of Captain America) was so different from the comic-book version, they might as well have been two different characters.
www.toonopedia.com /capamer.htm   (751 words)

  
 Stomp Tokyo Video Reviews - Captain America (1991)
There are a dozen better ways that we can think of for making Captain America one-of-a-kind: a rare element is necessary to the process, the serum is dependent on a rare blood-type, or perhaps there is even a fire that destroys the research records.
Captain America has been frozen in Alaska all this time, but recently he has been found and freed from the ice.
That it takes the hero a full 97 minutes to take these guys out is an insult to Captain America, his creators, and anyone who ever spent an enjoyable afternoon reading the adventures of the greatest patriot in comic books.
www.stomptokyo.com /movies/c/captain-america.html   (2137 words)

  
 Captain America #6
Cue big showdown this issue, in which Captain America is all awfully heroic, al-Tariq is desperately villainous, they argue about politics for a bit, and our hero wins, while the narrator gives us what is presumably supposed to be an inspirational speech.
After all, the centrepiece of this issue is supposed to be the debate between Captain America and al-Tariq.
Of course America's track record isn't perfect - nobody's is. Perfectly rational arguments could be advanced that America has indeed improved somewhat, that the country is no worse than many and better than most when it comes to these things, and that many civilian casualties were objectively and pragmatically justifiable for the greater good.
www.thexaxis.com /misc/captainamerica6.htm   (1839 words)

  
 "The Captain's AMERICA" Radio Show Podcast
Finally, on Monday the Rays President Matt Silverman broke the news on "The Captain's AMERICA" that the Rays were actively seeking to move their Spring Training Operations to old Texas Rangers facility in Charlotte County.
Today 'The Captain' has the founder of the www.savethesoldiers.com website on the radio show talking about the support they are getting and giving to our Military Troops wherever they may be serving...
Tune in to "The Captain's AMERICA" today!This is a Radio Show broadcast on 1490 WWPR radio in Bradenton, FL and heard throughout the Tampa Bay area weekday mornings.
thecaptainsamerica.podomatic.com   (2752 words)

  
 Captain America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He is Captain America, an ever-vigilant member of the Avengers, sworn to protect the innocent and uphold the ideals and principles of democracy.
But the Super-Soldier Serum flowing through his veins kept him alive for decades, and Captain America was found trapped in ice and revived many years later, taking his rightful place as the premier protector of his beloved country.
Avengers Disassembled: Captain America (29-32, Captain America and the Falcon 5-7; w Robert Kirkman; a Scot Eaton).
tplist.millarworld.net /captainamerica.html   (3509 words)

  
 Michael Medved on Captain America on National Review Online
Captain America, the patriotic superhero whose comic-book exploits inspired the nation in World War II, now feels uncertain about the nation’s cause; in his latest adventures, The Sentinel of Liberty seems disillusioned, embittered, and surprisingly sympathetic to terrorists.
Captain America’s post-9/11 understanding of the destruction of Dresden suggests a moral equivalence between the Allied forces in World War II (in the midst of a bloody, all-out global war) and the al Qaeda terrorists who randomly attacked unsuspecting office workers.
In a special introduction to the hardbound edition of Captain America: The New Deal, Max Allan Collins (author of the acclaimed graphic novel The Road to Perdition) praises Marvel for its edgy content.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/comment-medved040403.asp   (1049 words)

  
 Captain America's Cookhouse and Bar Dublin. American style food in Dublin, Ireland.
Captain Americas brought the original Hamburger to Ireland back in December 1971.
Captain America's has continued to serve good quality American style food such as steaks, Cajun chicken, and vegetarian dishes at great value prices.
Every Sunday at Captain America's there are celebrations for kids including clowns, coloring competitions, games and of course lots of delicious kiddies snacks.
www.dublinevents.com /dublin-restaurants/captain-americas-cookhouse.php   (491 words)

  
 "Captain America" / a review from Christian Spotlight on the Movies
Both the characters of Captain America and his fascist counterpart, the Red Skull (brainchild of Hitler in the comics, created by Mussolini and sold to the Nazis here) are depicted as much more tragic than in the comics.
In the end, "Captain America" is a fun, low-budget, patriotic, feel-good action flick which works in a Saturday Matinee sort of way.
It's true that the movie has some decent action scenes, and the Captain's costume looks pretty good (especially considering the earlier attempts at Captain America), but the movie really left me with a bad taste in my mouth, and not because of content.
www.christiananswers.net /spotlight/movies/2002/captainamerica.html   (1206 words)

  
 Captain America
What has changed in the first four decades of the 21st century is that, in the hands of terrorists, weapons of mass destruction have become a first resort -- the preferred means to further their ideology of suicide and random murder.
Even if you never read the comic book or watched the hopelessly low-production-value 1960s cartoon, chances are you've at least seen the image of Captain America -- the slightly ridiculous looking superhero in a form-fitting, star-spangled bodysuit.
He was to be the first of many American super-soldiers, but due to poor note-keeping methods and the efforts of a Nazi assassin, he became the sole recipient of the serum.
www.motherjones.com /news/dailymojo/2004/10/10_511.html   (2470 words)

  
 Captain America WebRing
With flag-draped figures like The Shield, Captain Freedom and even Uncle Sam himself having paved the way, Captain America was the first character published by the company that would become Marvel Comics to debut in his own comic.
Never heard of the game for Sega Genesis, but I'm sure you know who Captain America is! This is a special game with a great fighting style, difficulty and fun all mixed into one.
This site is about news and reviews of Captain America any title he is in will be mention here.
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 YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.
Captain America Premiered January 1, 1966 on Syndication.
Spider-Man (1981): The Capture of Captain America PT 1
Upon hearing of this, the Red Skull decides to use the dedication ceremony as an opportunity to kidnap Captain America.
www.youtube.com /view_play_list?p=E61AD3E607B987BA   (140 words)

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