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Hear me out.

I'm asking this because I am looking for some strange comic book stories, but also because in the Captain America films, the captain himself draws/has a drawing of a dancing monkey. Yes, I know that it is simultaneously a reference to Captain America's cartoonist roots while also being an allegory for the US government's treatment of Captain America. However, I would just like to know if the captain of America has ever been a simian. The closest thing I can think of is the Marvel Apes universe. I'm guessing that there could be at least one more instance (the '60s were a weird time for comics).

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    @JohnP That seems like a proper answer, worthy of more than just being a comment.
    – JAB
    Mar 30, 2018 at 20:17
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    Technically, he's always been an ape, as humans are apes
    – alexgbelov
    Mar 30, 2018 at 21:49
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    @jpmc26 - Hence why a comment rather than an answer :-)
    – Valorum
    Mar 30, 2018 at 22:43
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    I don't recall this scene of Cap drawing himself as a dancing monkey. Mar 30, 2018 at 23:42

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If you count the Marvel Apes universe as an example, then yes, Captain America has been depicted as a simian:

Marvel Apes Wiki

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  • Note: I'm still digging around, but this is the only reference I can find so far.
    – JohnP
    Mar 30, 2018 at 20:28

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