Captain America is a superhero from the Marvel Comics universe. First appearing in 1941, he is 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 war effort against Nazi Germany.

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Where does Captain America live?

In the Age of Ultron, someone asks Captain America if he has found a place in Brooklyn yet. And Captain America replies that he does not think he can afford a place in Brooklyn. So where does ...
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Is Vibranium harder than diamond? [closed]

I just want to know that which metal is the toughest in the world. In the movie Captain America it was told that vibranium is the toughest metal in the world, but it is said that diamond is the ...
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What is Captain America's true allegiance?

In the MCU, Captain America is the leader of the Avengers, who were operating for SHIELD (at least until its destruction), which itself was under the command of a mysterious "World Council". But, at ...
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What else is Captain America's shield made from?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, we see that; However, earlier in the movie she attacks Captain America, who successfully blocks her attacks with his shield. Is this an error in the film, or is Captain ...
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Could the Earth-2149 Squirrel Girl destroy Colonel America's shield?

On Earth-2149 - the Zombie universe - Colonel America's shield is made of a Vibranium-Steel alloy instead of pure Vibranium. Also, in that universe, Squirrel Girl's squirrels are as undead as ...
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If vibranium absorbs kinetic energy, how can Captain America hurt people with his shield?

So two questions previously asked about vibranium, links below, they both came down to vibranium absorbs kinetic energy, IE absorbing the force. And it seems that way for most vibranium based ...
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How does Baron Zemo relate to the Civil War comic arc?

Comicbook.com revealed a while back that Daniel Bruhl will play Baron Zemo in Captain America: Civil War. I wondered why I hadn't noticed him in the Civil War Trade Paperback (currently at my ...
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Does Captain America have an heroic adjective like so many other Marvel characters?

You all know the heroic adjectives of Marvel. The Incredible Hulk. The Invincible Iron Man. The Mighty Thor. The Spectacular Spider-Man. The Uncanny X-Men. But from what I can tell, the big-name ...
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How does Captain America's vibranium shield bleed off excess energy absorption?

Cap's shield is made of vibranium which absorbs energy. Surely, it can't store an infinite amount of energy so it must then convert this in some other form (possibly heat?). How does it achieve ...
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Does Captain America have more than one shield?

I've always understood Captain America to only have one shield, as it's made of the incredibly rare vibranium alloy. In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, during the battle aboard the Lemurian ...
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Why Didn't The Winter Soldier Keep Captain America's Shield?

It's hard to believe this question hasn't been asked, but in "The Winter Soldier", Captain America is running down the Winter Soldier after he During this chase, he throws his shield at the Winter ...
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What is Captain America's worst fear?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, But I didn't understand the Captain America's "worst fear". How is this his worst fear? What am I missing here?
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Is Captain America super-human?

Thanks to the super-soldier serum, Steve Rogers has greatly increased physical abilities, often described as being at the peak of human potential. Going along with this is usually the statement that ...
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Why isn't Captain America worthy of Mjolnir?

Soft spoilers for Avengers: Age of Ultron. I haven't see the movie yet, but in the trailer, we can see Cap trying to lift Mjolnir in the humorous scene where every Avenger gives it a try. Mjolnir ...
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Are there ANY negative effects from the Super-Soldier Serum?

Is there a downside to the serum? It seems pretty much perfect.
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Why does Stark not use the same material for his suit as Captain America's shield is made of? [duplicate]

Caps Shield can withstand most projectiles and absorb quite a bit of force (Hulks fist, Thors Hammer to name two of the tougher ones). Wouldn't it make sense for Stark to use the same material for his ...
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How much does Captain America eat and poop? [duplicate]

Captain America's metabolism is four times faster than normal humans (Atleast in MCU). He can't get drunk as a result of this. It got me wondered, how much does Captain America need to eat and poop? ...
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Why does Captain America need to exercise?

In the beginning of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, we see Sam Wilson going for a morning jog and Rogers sprints right by him, "On your left." Then a few minutes later, we see Rogers sprint by ...
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Whose fist dent is there on the seclusion retreat cabin of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

In the S02E14 of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Coulson took Skye to a secret seclusion retreat facility of S.H.I.E.L.D. which was built by Bruce Banner. In the next episode, a fist dent on ...
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What Happened in the Triskelion after Captain America smashed it with the Helicarrier

I have been wondering for a long time,What happened to the Triskelion (S.H.I.E.L.D Headquarters) after the Helicarrier in Captain America:The Winter Soldier.I watched a separate TV installment (Agents ...
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What was the unknown catalyst which allowed Proto-Adamantium to exist?

We keep looking for an unknown agent but we must look at the fact: Dr. Myron MacLain used an experimental Steel alloy and Vibranium; He did numerous test using different setting and combination ...
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How did the Tesseract get to Earth? [duplicate]

We are watching the whole Marvel Cinematic Universe in preparation for the new Avengers movie coming up in May. While watching Captain America: The First Avenger, I realized that it's never explained ...
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Has Captain America ever been completely in the wrong?

While watching people pick loyalties in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, some (a tiny bit) of the tension gets lost because of an easy litmus test: if Captain America objects to it, it's wrong. ...
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Was Emil Blonksy a failure as a super-soldier? [duplicate]

In The Incredible Hulk, Emil Blonksy receives a serum based on that from Project: REBIRTH that is intended to make him a stronger, faster soldier. Based on the events at the University confrontation ...
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Was S.H.I.E.L.D. inspired by any real world organization?

The makers of Marvel Universe has such detailed characterization of the secret organization called SHIELD that I'm naturally curious (especially after watching Avengers and Capt. America movies) ...
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Is there evidence Captain America would support torture for information?

Would the Captain America of the Marvel Cinematic Universe support torture or "enhanced interrogation" techniques for the purpose of gaining information? Please support your case with quotes or ...
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Why did Captain America crash the Hydra bomber?

In "Captain America: The First Avenger", Cap treats having to suicidally crash the Hydra bomber into the Arctic as an urgent necessity to save New York. This HISHE video and common sense point out... ...
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Where does Captain America get his bulk from?

In both the movies and comics Cap gains his peak human strength via the supersoldier serum and a does of vita rays, resulting in the rapid development of his super buff body: While the most ...
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How was the Proto-Adamantium in Captain America's shield forged? [duplicate]

I would like to know what combination of ingredients resulted in the formation of Proto-Adamantium?
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Captain America or Iron Man, who is stronger? [closed]

The comparison is with Iron Man (with suit) and not Tony Stark (without suit). Granted that without his suit, Stark would be pretty much powerless in front of Captain America, but in suit, we have ...
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Does Captain America have a 'No-Kill' policy?

Captain America has been a soldier, so it is fair to say that he would have had his fair share of kills, but as a superhero does Captain America Kill? i.e. does he have a 'no kill' policy similar to ...
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What is the Winter Soldier's arm made out of?

The Winter Soldier has a metallic arm, and being a Marvel property it's unlikely to be something as simple and straight-forward as aluminium or steel. So what metal is it made out of?
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Why does Steve Rogers wear a different uniform to everyone else in SHIELD?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Steve Rogers is shown to be a member of SHIELD (or at least very closely affiliated). Almost every other member of SHIELD wears what appears to be a standard uniform. ...
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How did Hydra get ahead-of-time technologies?

In Captain America: The First Avenger, the US military was shown to have normal weapons of the WW2 era. Even Stark's aeroplane (which dropped Captain America in enemy territory) was of that time. ...
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How many people have been called Captain America in the mainstream Marvel Universe?

In the canon Marvel Universe (Earth-616) Steve Rogers (Captain America) has lost his super-soldier serum and has passed the mantle of Captain America to Sam Wilson (the Falcon). There is great ...
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How does Captain America's Shield harness work?

I am referring specifically to the MCU version, but if it's ever shown in the comics continuity that will work too. During the films there are times when Cap will either sling his shield on his ...
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In Avengers, how was everyone able to look at the Tesseract with naked eyes?

In Captain America: The First Avenger movie, the Tesseract was highly luminous. Only Red Skull was able to look at it with naked eyes. Others needed to use googles. In Avengers movie, what made the ...
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Would it be possible for Captain America to catch Mjolnir instead of his shield?

Captain America uses his shield like a frisbee, and he always sticks his hand out to catch it. Would it be possible for him to accidentally catch Mjolnir instead? It would be logical that Steve ...
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Why wasn't the Captain America experiment performed in a secure military base?

The experiment which created Captain America was very very sensitive. So why wasn't it performed in a secure military base? While the experiment base was hidden well in the city, it still had only ...
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Why hasn't Captain America been promoted?

Considering that he's performed exceptionally for many years, has proven leadership capabilities and is highly intelligent, why haven't they given him a higher rank?
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What's the connection between Community and Captain America?

While watching the latest Captain America film, The Winter Soldier, I noticed a cameo by Danny Pudi, who plays Abed in the TV show Community. I didn't take this as a meaningful event, until I watched ...
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Inconsistency of Cap's shield

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, in the scene where Cap, Widow, and Falcon are ambushed on the highway by the Winter Soldier and his team of cronies at one point Captain America confronts one ...
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If the Winter Soldier is a Soviet Agent, how did HYDRA obtain him as an asset?

In the film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, a flashback explains how I can't recall whether it is explicitly stated that he fell into the custody of the Soviet Union, but I know this to be the ...
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How old is Captain America when he receives the 'Super-Soldier Serum'?

Steve Rogers is said to have been born in the 1920's. WWII started roughly in 1939 with the invasion of Poland by Germany. Rogers attempts to enlist in the US Army in 1940, however due to his frail ...
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Is the paint on Captain America's shield also invulnerable?

I always thought that the patriotic paint on Captain America's shield is normal human paint. But, when I see it unaffected after battles, I lose this faith. Is the paint of Captain America's shield ...
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Why did Hydra choose the subject they transformed into the “Winter Soldier”, in Captain America?

Spoiler: The Winter Soldier is actually WARNING: This individual is named in the answers below. For now, let us call him "the subject". Assuming that the subject is simply a normal, ...
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Who is Major Victory, and why does he have Captain America's shield?

I was reading the Guardians of the Galaxy volume one and suddenly a character known as Major Victory got unfrozen (same as Captain America) and he appears to have Captain America's shield. Could ...
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What is the relevance of Norway in the stories about The Avengers?

In Marvel's movies about the Avengers there are several references to Norway. Both the Tesseract (Captain America) and The Casket of Ancient Winters (Thor) are found there. Also in The Avengers movie ...
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Was tiny guy role in Captain America also played by Chris Evans?

In Captain America: The First Avenger movie, when Steve Rogers wasn't Captain America, he looked tiny (if you have better word, please replace) but the same. Was this role also played by Chris Evans ...
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Why did Howard Stark search for Captain America? Did he think he might be alive?

Movieverse I think. I know that Howard Stark is heading the search for Steve Rogers after he crashes in the plane. I think he keeps searching for a long time. But why? Does he know/think that Captain ...