First Modern Appearance: Avengers #4
During World War II, Steve Rogers, a frail young man who wants nothing more than to patriotically fight for his country, is transformed into a super soldier upon being injected with an experimental serum created by the United States government. Rogers becomes instantly endowed with incredible physical skills including heightened endurance, strength and reaction times. Equipped with an iconic unbreakable shield, he is recruited to lead the fight and help win the war for the USA. He becomes Captain America! Toward the end of the war, Rogers is frozen in solid ice where he remains suspended for decades until he is discovered and revived. In modern times, Captain America continues his war against evil as a member of the Avengers!
Real Name: Steve Rogers
Occupation: Soldier, Super Hero
Weight: 240 lbs.
- Peak physical condition
- Heightened endurance, strength and reaction time
- Expert hand-to-hand fighter
- Virtually indestructible Vibranium shield