Quote1.png Don't put anything past him. If it's devious, cruel, and underhanded, he's thought of it already. Quote2.png
Captain America[src]


Johann Schmidt became an important operative in the Nazi regime during World War II thanks to his notorious skills in torture, espionage, and assassination. He faced Captain America numerous times in battle before dying in unknown circumstances.

His body was recovered in modern times by the Syndicate and resurrected using magic of The Hand, in order to become the leader of Hydra once more, and help the villains in their attempt to get power from the Isotope-8.[1]

Crest of the Wave

Hydra was in Wakanda commanded by Red Skull. He was caught by Black Widow and reported by S.H.I.E.L.D., then Captain America faces off the Red Skull in which he defeated him.[1]

Powers and Abilities


Superhuman Strength: Johann Schmidt is capable of lifting heavy objects.

Superhuman Speed: Johann Schmidt can run up to 30 miles per hour, faster than an ordinary human nature.

Superhuman Durability: Johann Schmidt can resist or recover from injury and disease are superior to those of ordinary humans.

Superhuman Reflexes: Johann Schmidt possess reaction time superior to any Olympic athlete that has ever competed.

Regenerative Healing Factor: Johann Schmidt can heal from wounds rapidly & be immune to diseases as well as have an extended lifespan.


Master Hand-to-Hand Combat: Johann Schmidt is an expert hand-to-hand combatant.



Cosmic Cube, Various weapons

See Also

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