Captain AmericaPredating many of the familiar superheroes of today, Captain America made his debut in 1941, in a Timely Comics (the forerunner to Marvel Comics) publication titled, Captain America Comics. The character soon became a popular wartime superhero, taking on German and Japanese forces with patriotic vigor.
With his fame extending way beyond his beloved United States, Captain America has spawned a plethora of kids’ action figures and superhero toys, including a range of LEGO® sets that have proved a popular gift for kids of all ages.
Captain America (Steve Rogers), patriotic super-soldier and leader of the Avengers.When a weak, young man called Steve Rogers received an experimental serum developed by the United States’ government to boost its effectiveness in World War II, he emerged as a super-soldier, boosted to the maximum of human strength and ability.
The Army called their enhanced combatant, Captain America. Soon, he became a one-man fighting force, determined to battle for freedom and justice. The character’s wartime experience made him a skilled commander and expert strategist. This gained him the respect of fellow superheroes, and made him the natural leader of the Avengers.