Quote1 In your warped, twisted mind, you think of combat as a game... some sort of noble sport! Well, it's not! It's a grim, dirty business... but it's a business that no one knows better than I do! Quote2
-- Captain America
WW2 Captain America (Earth-1610)

Captain America (circa 1945)


Steve Rogers grew up in Brooklyn during the Great Depression, a scrawny kid protected from neighborhood bullies by his best friend James "Bucky" Barnes. Horrified by newsreel footage of the Nazis in Europe, Rogers was inspired to enlist in the Army around the time the United States entered World War II, but because time and again he failed the physical tests, he was rejected. His luck changed during another visit to Recruitment Center when Military Sergeant Dugan recruited him for Project Rebirth after hearing Rogers's pleas. After voluntarily subjecting to surgery, steroid treatments, and other experimental treatments supervised by Dr. Erskine, Rogers became the first genetically-enhanced super-soldier. During the final treatment however, he noticed a suspicious soldier focusing on him instead of standing guard. The shady man revealed himself as a Nazi spy sent to murder Rogers in the event that he survived the experiment. Rogers stopped him, but not before the spy murdered Doctor Erskine and a few American soldiers who attempted to stop him. Fully committing himself to the American war efforts, Rogers bid farewell to his sweetheart Gail and became Captain America.[1]

For the next three years, he undertook numerous covert operations, often accompanied by Bucky, now a war photographer, and sometimes "Lucky" Jim Howlett (later the X-Men's Wolverine). During World War II he came into battle with the alien Chitauri Herr Kleiser, who introduced a prototype A-Bomb made with alien technology and meant to target the White House. Though too late to stop the bomb's launch, Captain America managed to get to the bomb moments before its launch. In a successful attempt to stop it in mid-air, he fell to the sea, presumed deceased. However, through a combination of his super soldier physiology and the arctic cold, Captain American went into a cryogenic state for over fifty years.[2]

Revival and joining the Ultimates

Decades later, the body of Captain America was found in the Arctic Ocean, frozen in a block of ice. When scientists analyzed him, it was as if he had not aged a day; it is yet to be known whether cryogenic preservation or the super soldier serum prevented aging. Once awakened, he thought the assigned S.H.I.E.L.D. agents were a group of Nazi soldiers who had captured him, but eventually realized that he was in a different time after seeing modern New York City. He found out his best friend, Bucky Barnes, had married to his fiancé and that all his loved ones were dead.[3]

After catching up to his new era, the Ultimates were faced with the Hulk. Rogers was able to put down the Hulk briefly in combat. When he was about to inject the Hulk with the antidote, Hulk made a surprise attack and broke the needle and Hulk then began beating Cap, until Thor came to the rescue. After Hulk had reverted back to Banner, Cap knocked him out and had him taken back to the Triskelion.[citation needed]

After learning his teammates Hank and Janet Pym's domestic quarrel's had left Janet hospitalized and nearly dead, Rogers tracked the now-fugitive Hank Pym to a bar and engaged him in combat, emerging victorious. He brought Janet flowers and other gifts afterward, but she was not amused by his actions and rejected his gifts. Rogers soon discovered that his nemesis, Herr Kleiser, had survived World War II due to his alien abilities. Cap had previously stated that he had killed Kleiser "twice." When Kleiser resurfaced, Captain America and Kleiser resumed their rivalry. [citation needed]
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Cap takes down Kleiser.

During the Chitauri invasion, Rogers fought Kleiser in combat, but was unable to defeat him due to his regenerating capabilities. When the Hulk was dropped into their battle, he convinced Hulk that Kleiser was "hitting on Betty", causing Hulk to mutilate and eat Herr Kleiser, ending Kleiser once and for all. After the successful battle against the Chitauri, Rogers danced with Janet Pym and a relationship between them bloomed, though the relationship soon became sour as Roger's 1940s personality created a generation gap between them and leading the Wasp to secretly return to her ex-husband.[citation needed]

During the Ultimate War, the Ultimates battled with the X-Men after Magneto was found alive. Cap was then reunited with "Lucky Jim" Howlett, presently known as Wolverine. During the battle, Captain America called Wolverine by his given name, causing Wolverine to become disoriented. Cap then fired a machine gun into Wolverine, rendering him unconscious.

Norman Osborn's "Six"

During the Ultimate Six event Captain America led the Ultimates in the arrests of Electro and Kraven the Hunter. Later those two – along with the Sandman, Doc Octopus, and Norman Osborn / Green Goblin — escape from S.H.I.E.L.D. Cap becomes very disheartened when he finds out that these villains were all a result of trying to duplicate the Super Soldier serum. During an attack on the White House lawn Captain America wrestled with Spider-Man, neither overpowering the other. Cap then explained to Spider-Man that his aunt was safe with S.H.I.E.L.D. Captain America then fought the Green Goblin, landing several hits while not being hit once.[4]

Betrayal and Liberators Invasion

Cap and the Ultimates were later under fire from the press and public due to the belief that Thor had revealed that Bruce Banner was indeed the Hulk. In a meeting with Thor, Thor brought up the fact that Captain America killed many people and still goes to church, saying that he's confused with his morals. The Ultimates fought Thor and eventually captured him when his power belt was removed by Quicksilver. From then on the Ultimates became more involved in foreign affairs, with America attempting to control natural resources from Third World countries.

The Ultimates' actions ultimately led to several nations secretly forming their own superhuman team, dubbed "the Liberators". Captain America was framed by Black Widow for the assassination of Hawkeye's family and was hastily subdued and arrested while visiting Bucky for consolation after the bitter ending of his relationship with Janet Pym. He was imprisoned in the Triskelion.[citation needed]

When the Liberators attacked, he was freed by the Wasp and defeated the Schizoid Man while escaping. He and the Wasp soon reached the White House where they met with Hawkeye, Nick Fury, the Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver. Captain dueled with his Liberators counterpart, the Colonel and emerged victorious after stabbing the Colonel in the chest with one end of the double-bladed energy sword that the Colonel used.[citation needed]

After the Liberators were defeated, Steven Rogers somberly watched the Colonel's body being removed by S.H.I.E.L.D. and remembered his words about America's current role in the world. Seeing that the Ultimates role in "policing" the world for the US Government would lead to more Liberators-style outcomes, Rogers and his team decided to leave S.H.I.E.L.D. and work as an independent team.[citation needed]

Black Panther & The Savage Lands

Before the events of the Liberators' attack, Steven befriended T'Challa, the Black Panther, and trained him in for membership in the Ultimates. As the team's deputy leader, Rogers was uncomfortable with the notion of working with a man about whom he knew so little. After Steve discovered that T'Challa's throat was heavily damaged, causing muteness, he pressed Fury for more information. Fury lied about the origin of T'Challa's scars, and about T'Challa's history with the Weapon X Program, while also stating that everything about the "Black Panther" was classified.[citation needed]

Captain America eventually established a communication with T'Challa and learned of the man's desire to return to Wakanda to see his father. Since no one but Cap had ever seen T'Challa's true face, Steven then adopted the role of the Black Panther in the Ultimates, enabling the real Black Panther the chance to return home.[citation needed]

Following the Ultimates' severance with S.H.I.E.L.D., Rogers secretly adopted the identity of the Black Panther from his teammates as he was overburden with being unworthy for the title "Captain America" given the Liberators' invasion and how the public would view him. Eventually his secret was revealed when Juggernaut literally beat Rogers's costume off of him.[citation needed]


Captain America drowned when Magneto's Ultimatum Wave hit New York. While in Valhalla, Thor appeared to save the life of his love, Valkyrie and traded his own life for those of Valkyrie and Steve Rogers. Cap then lead a team of Ultimates and X-Men against Magneto and vowed to not let Thor's sacrifice be in vain.

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Father of Red Skull & Evading the Avengers

Months after Ultimatum, Captain America and Hawkeye fought a group of AIM terrorists at the Baxter Building who were stealing the building's valuable and powerful technologies. After defeating a majority of the terrorists, Cap encountered the Red Skull, who easily beat him. The Red Skull then shockingly revealed to Steven that he was his own son before throwing him out of a helicopter. Cap was saved by Hawkeye.[5]

After learning that the Red Skull was indeed his son by Gail Richards, Captain America decided to personally confront his son. He abandoned the Ultimates and attacked S.H.I.E.L.D. agents in the process. Rogers later infiltrated the Army's computer database and discovered the truth about the Red Skull. Sometime later Captain America was in Paris, France for his own reasons. Rogers created a plot to placed tracers on Nick Fury's Avengers, who were coming to capture him. Following the tracers would allow him to later find his son, who the Avengers were also chasing. After a brief fight, Cap managed to place tracers on War Machine, Red Wasp, and Black Widow. Cap was subsequently subdued and captured by the Avengers.[6]

Escaping the French S.H.I.E.L.D. guards, Cap jumped into a tele-plane (a jet which teleports), and teleported to Alaska, where the Avengers were fighting the Red Skull. When he arrived, Red Skull, who was wielding the Cosmic Cube, subdued Rogers's jet. However, Cap gave Hawkeye the coordinates for the Red Skull's position, and he fatally impaled his son on the teleplane's nose. After the Red Skull was in custody, Rogers emotionally bore witness as Gail Richards reunited with her dying son.

The Defenders' Theft & Loki's Revenge

Steve Rogers is currently a member of the new version of the Ultimates, aptly named the New Ultimates. Steve helped Valkyrie, Zarda, Iron Man and Hawkeye fight off an attack from the Defenders, but they managed to steal Thor's Hammer before they retreated.

Later he confronted Valkyrie about her involvement with the Defenders and threatened to kick her off the team if she did not talk. Later, when Valkyrie is under the Enchantress's power, he fights Valkyrie, where she destroys his shield.

When Thor is revived, Rogers tries to reason with him, but in his rage, Thor attacks the Ultimates and Loki's forces. After Valkyrie calms Thor down and convinces him to protect the Earth again, Thor gives Steve a new shield made in Asgard.

Frank Simpson & New Super Soldiers

S.H.I.E.L.D. and MI-6 made an agreement for a joint infiltration mission in North Korea. The North Korean government had contracted a mercenary that was attempting to mass-produce super soldiers like Captain America. Because of the sensitivity of western nations entering the country, it was intended to be a black-ops mission to avoid being identified, but to the British team's dismay, Rogers disobeyed instructions (he was unwilling to hide his identity) and appeared in his usual gear, clearly identifying himself.

During the mission, they went to investigate and confirm the progress of the enemy's super soldier development, but found Jung (North Korea's super soldier) dying and burning. As the MI6 agents tried to salvage the mission, Cap gave chase to the mercenary and, to his surprise, he was out-matched. He would find out his opponent is Frank Simpson, Vietnam's super-soldier. Rogers tracked Frank to a remote Cambodian village of Saloth where he was severely underestimated and beaten by the villagers, who were injected with Frank's serum.[7]

Frank imprisoned Rogers and took this as an opportunity to help Rogers "open" his eyes to the truth. Everyday, Frank would force Rogers to listen to his personal historical lectures on American international interventions. He would force Rogers to watch and learn of the horrors the American government had done to other people in hopes that Rogers would finally understand his reasons for having against the United States. However, Rogers resisted the entire time. Frank eventually lost his patience and planned to execute Rogers. However, Steve was able to get the upper hand after spitting venom in Frank's eye which he had ripped out of a cobra seconds before. Steve managed to subdue him before being taken into custody by S.H.I.E.L.D. and eventually decided to read Frank the entire Bible to reaffirm his faith.[8]

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Back in action

The Death of Spider-Man and Ultimate Fallout

Quote1 Are you kidding? You took a bullet without even hesitating. When you grow up, you're going to be the best out of all of us. Quote2
--Captain America

With Peter Parker chosen for Ultimates' training, it would come as a shock to the young web-slinger when Steve came down on him, telling Spider-Man that he was not ready to be a hero and that he did not deserve to wear the costume. Instead, Peter proved him wrong, taking a bullet meant for Steve, and stopping Norman Osborn from killing his friends and family. Grief-stricken, Steven finally confronted Aunt May at his funeral and told her about what happened. In anger, Aunt May slapped Steve and left the funeral.[9]

Leaving S.H.I.E.L.D.

Unable to cope with events, Steve quit being Captain America.[10] After the attack on Asgard by the Children of Tomorrow, Nick Fury tried but failed to convince Steve to retake his role as Captain America.

Divided We Fall

Steve moved to Alaska, but after watching the invasion and purges of the Nimord Sentinels on TV to most of the United States, he decided to return to action and rejoined the Ultimates. He and his team helped the return of Texas as a state of the USA and continue to fight hostile forces across the world. With the popularity of President Howard decreasing, elections were opened. After he saved dozens of innocent lives from the attack of robotic Wasps before the eyes of the cameras, Carol Danvers informed Rogers that he had won the national elections and he would become the next President of the United States. [11] He accepted, and among his first actions he stopped a war between North and South Carolina, and dismissed Agent Flumm as the director of S.H.I.E.L.D., giving that position to the Black Widow.

Captain America led the Ultimates during the battle for Wyoming against Hydra and Modi in which the heroes were triumphant and managed to reunite the shattered country. After preventing a nuclear disaster derived from a plot made by Spokesperson Ford (the special adviser to California's governor) to incriminate the United States of attacking California, Rogers resigned from his charge as president.[12]

Ultimates Disassembled

Steve was present during a meeting in which Invisible Woman informed S.H.I.E.L.D. about the Infinity Gems she had been gathering along Thor, and the moment in which the mysterious Kang freed both Hulk and Reed Richards from the Triskelion, stole the Gems and formed along them and Quicksilver the Dark Ultimates. The Ultimates barely escaped, but Captain America decided to be left behind in order to stop the villains, although he was defeated.[13]

Captain America was imprisoned in the Negative Zone, and Hawkeye and Thor soon joined him. But all three of them were rescued by Iron Man, whose consciousness survived electronically after Reed Richards left him to die in order to retrieve one of the gems from Tony's brain, as he managed to hack a H.E.R.B.I.E. Tron in order to use it to free the captive Ultimates from the Negative Zone.[14]

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The Ultimates finally confronted an out-numbered Reed along with the Howling Commandos, but the Maker's cavalry arrived in the form of Kang wielding the final gem, who also revealed herself as being the Sue Storm from a near future.[15]

During a furious battle against Reed Richards and his Ultimates, Steve managed to help Stark acquire the Infinity Gems and depower the Maker. When he was about to face Richards, an immense flux of energy echoed through time and space and the Gems were destroyed. Kang stated that what she tried to prevent just happened, and she left stating she would try to go back further in time.

Unknown to them, the flux of energy had brought a powerful being known as Galactus from another universe to this one, and it started approaching Earth.[16]


After Galactus destroyed New Jersey, the Ultimates started working in finding a way to defeat him.[17] After accidentally revealing themselves to Galactus, the cosmic being started approaching the Triskelion. To give S.H.I.E.L.D. the time necessary to move away, Steve used a jet to fly near Galactus and distract him. Captain America directed the jet towards Galactus' face and was last seen abandoning it before it crashed. It is clear that he did not survive the fall.[18] The entire country mourned his death.[19]


Captain America and his fellow Ultimates were resurrected by the Maker when he rewrote the Multiverse in order to merge all realities into one to help Eternity fight the First Firmament.[20] When the Ultimates from the Prime Earth arrived on Counter-Earth and confronted the Maker for his actions, which were actually giving the First Firmament the upper hand against Eternity, Captain America and his teammates were ordered by him to attack the other Ultimates, and kill them if possible. Eventually, the members of both teams realized they shouldn't be fighting each other, prompting Cap to confront the Maker as he began to remember the evil things the Maker had done in the past. When Cap accused the Maker of controlling the minds of him and his fellow Ultimates, the Maker responded by killing him.[21] Some time later, Captain America resurfaced in his native reborn universe, together with most of the Ultimates.[22]

Quote1 Then you're talking about surrender.. and this "A" doesn't stand for France! Quote2
--Ultimate Captain America[src]

Ultimate Cap's moral was to personally kill his opponents willingly. He possessed more of a "All-American" attitude and did not even have careful thoughts about what his government told him to do. Steven Rogers was seemingly anti-French, presumably because during World War II, when several aliens in human form, like Herr Kleiser and people that served the Nazi army, saw the French as being weak and utter defeatists after Nazi Germany quickly conquered France.[2] Furthermore, when Kleiser told him to surrender, it caused Rogers to become highly enraged and he stated his anti-French sentiment, which was uttered in his infamous line: "Surrender? You think this letter on my head stands for France?" in the middle of his battle against Herr Kleiser.[23]


Super-Soldier Serum Treatment: Rogers has underwent extensive experimental hormonal treatments to become a genetically perfected "super-soldier".[1][24] Dr. Erskine noted in his log that the Super-Soldier Serum succeed on Rogers may be attributed to "pure intent of the subject's will."[1]

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Steve stopping a large tree.

  • Superhuman Strength:[24] Captain America's physical strength is enhanced to superhuman levels.[24] He is strong enough to lift at least 2-5 tons and much more if he pushes; for instance, Nick Fury stated that Steve could "bench-press a Toyota".[25] Captain America has been able to perform feats throughout his career such as stopping a 5 ton pine tree, which is capable of easily crushing Jeeps, from falling on a group of soldiers,[26] curling 500 kg/1000 lbs,[citation needed] and physically bending metal with his bare hands.[citation needed] He has demonstrated that he is strong enough to knock out people with normal durability with as little as a tap to the head.[4] He has also consistently shown the ability to hurt Hulk in hand-to-hand combat,[27][28] as well as pushed Peter Parker to his limits, who has lifted a 15 ton truck, during in their shoving match.[4] Rogers has shown enough strength to knock Giant Man to the ground.[28] On one occasion, he was able to hurt Juggernaut's face with his shield.[29]
  • Enhanced Speed:[24] Captain America is capable of running and moving at speeds beyond the finest human athlete.[21] He is able to run at speeds between 60 mph and 80 mph,[24][21] enabling him to run fast enough to expedite "eight or nine blocks" within seconds.[6]
  • Enhanced Agility:[24] Captain America's agility, balance, flexibility, dexterity, and bodily coordination are enhanced to levels that are beyond the natural physical limits of even the Olympic-gold medalist.[24] He has the combined agility and acrobatic prowess of the most accomplished circus aerialists and acrobats.[24] He has been seen to perform his agility to killed many Muslim terrorists by using both of his legs to strike two men while twisting a man's head at the same time.[30]
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Steve is injured after evading automatic gunfire.

  • Enhanced Reflexes: Captain America's reflexes border on superhuman level. His reaction speed is 40 kph, which makes it possible for him to dodge gunfire, even at short range, from multiple gunmen at the same time; however, on one occasion, it was seen that during his training, he can get shot by a bullet if there were too many to evade.[31]
  • Enhanced Stamina: Captain America's body eliminates the excessive build-up of fatigue-inducing lactic acid in his muscles and his musculature generates considerably less fatigue toxins than the muscles of an ordinary human being, granting him superhuman levels of stamina in all physical activities. He can physically exert himself at peak capacity for several hours before fatigue toxins begins to impair him. This kind of physiology grants him phenomenal endurance. He can even hold his breath underwater for 3 minutes. Agent Carol Danvers also remarked about Captain America's stamina, stating "Cap only needs an hour or two's sleep every week".[32]
  • Enhanced Durability:[24] Captain America's bones and muscles were far denser and harder than normal, meaning he could withstand great impacts such as falling several stories when escaping from the hospital by breaking through the windows,[33] sky-diving into the water from a height of 182 meters/600 feet,[30] or being struck by an opponent with super strength that would severely injure or kill a normal human with little to no discomfort.[34][27][6] He even withstood getting smashed down on top of a car by Giant Man's hand with little harm other than a sore body.[33]
  • Regenerative Healing Factor:[24] Captain America is capable of healing injuries faster than the average person.[35] He was able to heal from fracture ribs, a broken nose, and his broken left arm "in a day or two."[35] He has also become naturally immune to deadly poisons and illnesses.[36] Captain America can heal from severe injures in days at a time.[24]
    • Contaminant Immunity: Captain America is seemingly immune to all Earthly diseases, infections, and disorders, and has never been shown to become ill after receiving the Super-Soldier Serum. He's impervious to gas attacks, poisons, and nerve-toxins of any kind and completely resistant to diseases like anthrax, smallpox, and HIV. His immune system is so powerful that "a half a pint of tetrodotoxin" showed no ill effects.[37] While imprisoned by Frank Simpson, he held snake venom in his mouth to attack Frank with no apparent effect to his own body.[38] Captain America was also virtually immune to intoxication by consuming alcohol.[1]
    • Suspended Aging: The Super-Soldier Serum dramatically slowed Rogers' aging process due to extensive regeneration of healthy cells.[1] Bucky once stated that Rogers' appearance was like he came out of a flashback picture.[33]
  • Enhanced Intelligence: Rogers' mental performance has been greatly enhanced, allowing his mind to process information quickly, giving him an accelerated learning aptitude. He can quickly analyze multiple information streams as well as rapidly respond to changing tactical situations. He have the ability to speed read, and high deductive reasoning skills.[39] Captain America was smart enough to hack into a database computer to find his son, Red Skull's history record.[40]


Master Tactician and Strategist:[24] Captain America was "a tactical genius."[41] He has been considered one of, if not the greatest, tacticians in the Ultimate Universe both on and off the battlefield. He's capable of formulating sufficient victory plans in "less than a second",[6] and his brilliant tactical sense allows him to just as quickly alter any strategy of plan to fit the needs of the situation. A best example of his tactical is changing his World War II crew's pre-articulated plan within thirty seconds of drop-time after observing the approaching battlefield's variables, while commenting "the [original] plan had a hole the size of Iowa".[2] These seem to verify Nick Fury's comment that Cap "learns new skills faster than a damn computer."[40]

Master Martial Artist: Although Captain America had not been taught in numerous martial arts with various private instructors like his counterpart from the Marvel Universe. However, he has mastered several martial arts and practically utilized marine combat,[2] American boxing, and kickboxing.[40] He ultimately defeated Frank Simpson in both armed and unarmed combat.[38]

Weapons Proficiency: Captain America often used firearms in desperate times or situations where he and teammates were outnumbered, and would wield additional weapons to ensure victory.[2] He had used staffs, bludgeons, and was adept with swords. He likely received training with different kinds of weapons during his wartime for undercover infiltration missions in the event of not being able to use his shield.[24]

Master Acrobat: Rogers' years of training have made him an proficient in the field of acrobatics and gymnastics as well as a stunning aerialist.[citation needed]

Master Marksman: Captain America was often seen that he could throw most if not all projectile weaponry with great aim and was well versed in the use of firearms his masterful sharpshooter sniper.[24][30]

Advanced Military Operator: Rogers was well-versed in all Armed force disciplines including intelligence gathering, escape arts, assassination, demolition, survival tactics, hunting, swimming, mountaineering, march or drill skills, map making, map reading, decoding cipher and other secret code messages, reading and making wood craft signs and other secret code languages, disguising, interrogation, computers, explosives, communication systems, vehicles and electronic appliances used in armed forces.[citation needed]

Master Shield Fighter: Captain America's years of training and experience with his unique shield, as well as its physical properties, allows him to accomplish mind-boggling feats with the item. Aside from bashing foes with it and blocking incoming attacks, Cap is able to throw the shield with nearly perfect aim. He was able to hit multiple targets with the same throw by means of ricochet, and can even achieve a boomerang-like return effect with it, allowing him to strike enemies from behind or retrieve the shield without objects to ricochet from.[30]

Multilingual: Rogers was fluent in English, German, Russian, Spanish, Japanese, and other different languages.[citation needed]

Expert Vehicular Driver: He was proficient in driving cars, motorcycles, trucks, jets, tankers, helicopters, motorboats, submarines, army planes, and some types of trains and utility vehicles.[42]

Strength level

Captain America has been seen to lift 5+ tons, which classified his strength to be superhuman.[26]


  • Captain America's Uniform: Captain America's suit was made of a Vibranium breast plate and bulletproof Kevlar. He additionally carried tactical devices and other items that a particular scenario may call for in his utility belt.[38]


  • Tank: Captain America has used a specially designed M-1 Abrams Tank in the past, though it was destroyed by the Hulk.[27]


  • Captain America's Shield: He used to carry around a nearly bulletproof shield made of only Adamantium in the Ultimate Universe. The shield was great aerodynamic properties: it was able to slice through the air with minimal wind resistance and deflection of path. Its great overall resilience, combined with its natural concentric stiffness, enabled it to rebound from objects with minimal loss of angular momentum. It was practically indestructible and capable at resisting penetration, temperature extremes, and all forms of energy; however, it was eventually destroyed, though soon replaced with an identical looking shield, except the new one was made in Asgard and was given to Rogers by Thor.[31] This shield, in turn, also appeared to be shattered by Gregory Stark's nanite powers,[43] but it had subsequently been shown as restored as well. He also employed firearms and various other equipment.
  • Triangular Shield: In 1945 he was only given a triangular shield that was durable enough to withstand gunfire.[2]
  • Since he was defrosted, Steve has been addicted to modern daytime TV.[6]

Discover and Discuss


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Ultimate Origins #2
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Ultimates #1
  3. Ultimates #2-3
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Ultimate Six #6
  5. Ultimate Comics Avengers #1
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Ultimate Comics Avengers #4
  7. Ultimate Comics Captain America #2
  8. Ultimate Comics Captain America #3-#4
  9. Ultimate Fallout #2
  10. Ultimate Comics Fallout #6
  11. Ultimate Comics Ultimates #15
  12. Ultimate Comics Ultimates #24
  13. Ultimate Comics Ultimates #25
  14. Ultimate Comics Ultimates #28
  15. Ultimate Comics Ultimates #29
  16. Ultimate Comics Ultimates #30
  17. Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand #1
  18. Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand #4
  19. Survive! #1
  20. Ultimates 2 Vol 2 #9
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 Ultimates 2 #100
  22. Spider-Men II #5
  23. Ultimates #12
  24. 24.00 24.01 24.02 24.03 24.04 24.05 24.06 24.07 24.08 24.09 24.10 24.11 24.12 24.13 Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Vol 4 #20
  25. Ultimates #13
  26. 26.0 26.1 Ultimates 2 #5
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 Ultimates #5
  28. 28.0 28.1 Ultimates #9
  29. Ultimates 3 #5
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 30.3 Ultimates 2 #1
  31. 31.0 31.1 Ultimate Comics New Ultimates #5
  32. Ultimate Avengers vs. New Ultimates #3
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 Ultimates #3
  34. Ultimates 2 #12
  35. 35.0 35.1 Ultimates #6
  36. Ultimate Comics Avengers 3 #6
  37. Ultimates Vol 2 #8
  38. 38.0 38.1 38.2 Ultimate Comics Captain America #4
  39. Ultimate Comics Avengers #2-4
  40. 40.0 40.1 40.2 Ultimate Comics Avengers #2
  41. Ultimate Human #1
  42. Ultimates #1-5
  43. Ultimate Avengers vs. New Ultimates #6
  44. Ultimate Comics Ultimates #16
  45. Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Vol 4 #20
  46. Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Vol 4 20

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