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Why was Bucky Barnes named after such a disastrous figure in American history?

Captain America was created explicitly as a patriotic character. From his superhero name to his flag-themed costume, to Steve Rogers being literally born on the 4th of July, the clear purpose behind ...
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How is Captain America able to expertly wield a weapon he had never used before in Endgame?

In Avengers: Endgame (2019), Captain America uses both Mjölnir and his shield in the final fight against Thanos. Now we're aware that he's always been worthy to wield the hammer - or at least he has ...
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Is Steve Rogers dead?

very minor TFATWS spoilers and major Endgame spoilers I feel like we're probably not supposed to know the answer to this, but I'm curious if there is anything that is definite here. At the end of ...
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What are the scales and wings for on Captain America's costume?

Captain America's costume features wings on the temples and scale-like things on the top half of the torso. I have often wondered, what are the point of these items? My guess is that the wings are ...
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Did Steve Rogers have post high school education?

Did Cap ever go to college? In any continuity, did Cap or Steve get a formal degree?
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How many Captain Americas were there in 2012?

Ok, so famously, in Endgame Captain America fights an earlier (and comically patriotic) version of himself: Number of Caps: 2 It was also discovered that when he went ...
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Why did Steve choose this character to be the next Captain America? [duplicate]

At the finale of Avengers: Endgame Why would this be? I haven't noticed that Steve and Falcon have a particularly close relationship, and the natural choice seems like it would have been Bucky, who's ...
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How often is Chris Evans wearing a wig as Captain America?

Steve Rogers' hair varies throughout the Marvel Cinematic Universe films. In Captain America: The First Avenger and The Avengers, it seems very blonde and wavy. In later films like The Winter Soldier, ...
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How come Captain America is still alive?

In Avengers: Endgame Captain America is fighting Thanos, he's almost dead, his suit is tattered, his shield is almost broken, and at the end he's still alive! Iron Man only wields the Stones but Why ...
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Why wasn't Captain America eating in the end of The Avengers?

In the Shawarma scene, everyone is seen eating except Captain America. Why isn't he eating?
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Did Captain America make out with his niece?

I’m a little bit confused with the timeline after Avengers: Endgame. At the end of Endgame we learnt that: With that in mind and taking into account that Captain America kisses Sharon Carter (who is ...
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Is Steve Rogers a well-known soccer fan?

This was inspired by this question on Steve Roger's list of things to watch. There are a few versions of the list, to please fans in different countries with cultural items from their country. Some ...
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Have Steve Rogers (Captain America) and a young Erik Lehnsherr (Magneto) interacted during WWII?

Captain America served in World War II and Magneto's backstory revolves around his time in a concentration camp. Have Steve Rogers and a young Erik Lehnsherr interacted during WWII? Presumably this ...
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How old is Captain America at the end of "Avengers: Endgame"?

We know that Captain America was born in 1918. However, his serum slows down his aging process. My question is, how old exactly is Captain America at the end of Avengers: Endgame,
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Why/how did Captain America age?

We don't know the exact details, but at the end of Avengers: Endgame we see Captain America However, when he Why did that happen? Does he follow a regular process of aging as any other human being? ...
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Was "America's ass" actually played by Chris Evans'?

In Avenger's Endgame, Specifically, Given that there is a wide shot of both of them together, was this rear end played by Chris Evans' through compositing? Or was there a body double for this shot?...
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Why doesn't Mjolnir give Captain America Thor-like armor?

Throughout Marvel's comic history, many characters have lifted Mjolnir, and most appear to gain some Thor-like armor when they do. Cases in point: Storm (yes, I know this image is technically ...
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How did this happen to Captain America? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Endgame, Captain America How can this be explained?
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Do Captain America's actions at the end of Endgame contradict what we've heard before in the film? [duplicate]

A key plot device of avengers: Endgame is But then in the final scene, we discover that Captain America Doesn't this contradict the above mentioned dangers
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How did Captain America use this in Avengers: Endgame?

How did Captain America, Steve Rogers, effectively in Avengers: Endgame?
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How does Captain America channel this power?

In Avengers: Endgame, we see Captain America use Does this not contradict that Therefore, how can Captain America possibly control
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Can Thor's Stormbreaker break Captain America's Shield? [closed]

Captain America's shield is supposed to be made out of the hardest metal on Earth and that triggers my doubt as to whether Stormbreaker can break it. Can Thor's Stormbreaker break Captain America's ...
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Is Captain America a virgin (in the MCU)?

The romantic aspect of Steve Roger's life has been explored in each of the Captain America films. After being unfrozen, I recall Natasha asking him if he's ever kissed anyone since the 40's. In ...
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Is Captain America a Nationalist? [closed]

Considering that he not only fought for the country in WW2, but is also pro-military and pro-authoritarian as apparent from several Captain America and Avengers films, is it too far fetched to think ...
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Is there any canon information about the conductivity of Captain America's shield? [duplicate]

As most of you know, Captain America uses his shield to protect himself from a lot of stuffs, be it physical attacks, projectiles, explosions, electrical shock, fire, cold, ... Thanks to the ...
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Are the edges of Captain America’s shield blunted or sharp?

When Captain America throws his mighty shield, does it hit things with a razor-sharp edge that can cut or a blunt edge that can bludgeon/bruise? Or is it some sort of modified edge that could do one ...
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Where/How did the Red Skull find Captain America's old shield?

In the comic series Wolverine: Old Man Logan Issue#7, we are introduced to President Red Skull. The issue starts off fifty years in the past (relative to the Old Man Logan's time) where the Red Skull ...
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Is Captain America immune to electric shocks?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, during the elevator scene when a team of Hydra soldiers try to take down Steve, he is tased multiple times and he doesn't seem to be anywhere near being ...
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Has Captain America ever been an ape/monkey?

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, ...
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Could Antarctic Vibranium destroy Captain America’s shield?

So we know that Captain America’s shield is made from a Wakandan Vibranium-steel alloy that can only be destroyed by the strongest of forces (Doctor Doom used the power of the Beyonder to fire a Beam ...
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Is there any reference where Captain America's shield is made from stolen Wakanda vibranium?

In any version, is Captain America’s shield made with vibranium stolen from Wakanda? I saw this idea on Facebook and was curious about its veracity.
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Was Iron Man's grandfather the creator of the Captain America?

As per the title. Did Iron Man's grandfather have a role in the creation of Captain America?
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In the films, was the portrayal of Captain America supposed to come across as gay?

Having just rewatched the Captain America films and being an occasional visitor to oddball websites I can't help shake the feeling that Chris Evan's portrayal of Steve Rogers comes across a bit gay (...
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How does Disney market Captain America outside of America?

The Marvel movies have been successfully marketed in America and outside of it. A staple of these movies has been Captain America, who is clearly a United States centric character. How has Disney (the ...
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Was Captain America Comics (1941) really trying to boost the morale of American people during World War II?

I found several of these in Captain America Comics (1941): Is this a normal marketing stuff, or was it for a noble purpose?
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Did Captain America ever come face-to-face with Hitler?

Hitler has appeared several times on the cover of Captain America Comics (1941). For example, on the cover of the first issue, you can see Captain America punching Hitler. But, Hitler wasn't there in ...
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What is the reference Captain America understood?

The following conversation happens in the movie: Nick Fury: I don't know about that, but it is powered by the cube. And I'd like to know how Loki used it to turn two of the sharpest men I know into ...
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Has Captain America entered the Olympics or competed in a world level competition?

After watching this scene: Being that I was a professional athlete once and won my fair share of World level competition medals (only a couple really) etc., that ...
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How fast were Bucky, T'Challa and Steve running in Civil War?

In the 2016 film "Captain America: Civil War", Cap's attempt to find Bucky in Bucharest is interrupted by Black Panther, who wants to kill Bucky for his apparent involvement with As Bucky runs from ...
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Which was the comic where Steve Rogers was able to hold Thor's hammer? [duplicate]

Which was the comic book where Captain America became worthy to hold Mjolnir ?
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Did Captain America die in the Infinity War comic series?

I heard that Chris Evans won’t be playing Captain America after the Infinity War movie, so I’m assuming they’re gonna kill Steve Rogers in the movie. But did he die in the Infinity War comic series? ...
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Why does Captain America's costume change in all the movies?

As you see in this image, his outfit is different in every film he's been featured in so far. Why?
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What Did Steve Rogers Notice at the End of Captain America #6

As everyone knows, Captain America has been given a new past as a member of Hydra by the machinations of the Red Skull. However, his innate character is still unchanged, and he's planning to kill the ...
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When did Captain America and Peggy Carter dance in the comics?

Sometime this year, I read a comic book or graphic novel in which Steve Rogers (Captain America) returned from the ice, and gets to dance at last with an old Peggy Carter. Does anyone know which ...
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Does Marvel/Disney have film rights to the Human Torch android?

In Captain America: The First Avenger, we see in the Stark Expo a reference to 'Phineas T. Horton's Synthetic Man'. In Marvel comics, this was the original Human Torch. Does Marvel actually have the ...
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Why did the Winter Soldier kill these characters?

At the end of Captain America: Civil War, we learn that the Winter Soldier killed Why he was ordered to kill them? Was Obadiah Stane a HYDRA member? Was he just connected to HYDRA? Was it simply a ...
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How would Doctor Strange be affected by the Accords?

How would Doctor Strange and the sorcerers be affected by the Sovokia Accords? In the comics, Dr. Strange was neutral in the Civil War, except for a brief time when he gave sanctuary to heroes on CA'...
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In Marvel's 1990 Captain America film what did Steve Rogers' metal star represent?

In Marvel's Captain America film what did Steve Rogers' metal star represent? It is pictured in his hand above. I didn't get to see the entire movie but it didn't look like a rank or something from ...
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How does Zemo deal with loopholes in his plan?

Was looking for this, saw a similar question, but no good. Question is there is whole shipping container full of loopholes in Zemo’s plan: Suppose Steve Rogers did not go to talk with Bucky one-on-...
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Is Tony Stark an "enhanced individual"?

I can't give you an verbatim quote because I don't own the film, but when I watched Captain America: Civil War I am fairly sure I heard Tony Stark being referred to as an "enhanced individual", at ...
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