After losing the secrets of the Super-Soldier Formula when Dr. Erskine died, the United States Army still wanted to produce more Super Soldiers like Steve Rogers.[1] To this end, Col. Walker Price and Dr. Wilfred Nagel took 300 African-American soldiers from Mississippi to experiment upon. Only a handful of men survived the gruesome process, and only one of them survived the covert missions and assignments: Isaiah Bradley[2]

To continue the efforts to create more Super Soldier, the U.S. military harvested semen from Isaiah (before the Super Soldier Serum made him sterile) and eggs from Faith during her appendectomy surgery. Thirty-eight failed attempts occurred before Josiah was finally carried to term. A young African-American girl matching Faith's blood type served as surrogate mother, but when she discovered the truth about what the child would be used for, she escaped with Josiah and found Faith Bradley. The young surrogate left the infant Josiah with Faith, who, for the protection of her family and Josiah, abandoned him on a train.[3]

Years later when Josiah was arrested for assulting a superior officer during the Vietnam War, the U.S. Military believed that had discovered their long lost experiment, and called in the surrogate for blood testing. Knowing they would kill Josiah, the surrogate aided him in escaping and told him his mother and father's first names.[3]

The current whereabouts and ultimate fate of this surrogate remain unclear.


None. Baseline human.

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